Gas Chromatography (GC) Systems

Customize your gas chromatography

Maximize your lab uptime and investment with Thermo Scientific Gas Chromatography (GC) Systems. Our GC systems offer modularity, enabling you to maximize uptime with off-line maintenance; they also optimize your investment by adapting to evolving analytical needs. Our instruments raise your productivity to the next level and reduce cost of ownership, all while giving you confidence in your analytical results.

Browse our complete gas chromatography system portfolio below, or let one of our experts help you tailor a selection specific to your GC applications and workflow needs.


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Discover the Thermo Scientific portfolio of gas chromatographic systems

Gas Chromatography Systems

Gain versatility and exceptional GC and GC-MS performance for routine, high-throughput, and R&D labs. The unique modular design of our Thermo Scientific TRACE 1300 Gas Chromatograph and Thermo Scientific TRACE 1310 Gas Chromatograph offers simplified maintenance, reduced downtime, and high flexibility to adapt to your evolving analytical needs. When coupled with our robust injectors and detectors technology, these chromatographs are a smart investment for both small and large laboratories.

Single Quadrupole GC-MS

Add the specificity and confidence of mass spectral data to a wide range of GC applications and methodologies with the Thermo Scientific ISQ 7000 Single Quadrupole GC-MS. Configured with the Trace 1300 Series GC, this system delivers the robustness and the ease of use required to maximize your daily operations efficiency and assure the highest levels of productivity in your laboratory.

High Resolution Accurate Mass (HRAM) GC-MS

Thermo Scientific Exactive GC Orbitrap MS and Q Exactive GC Orbitrap MS Systems provide a powerful tool for targeted, untargeted, and unknowns analyses, offering unprecedented levels of performance in both quantitative and qualitative analyses. Go beyond what's possible in your lab and redefine frontiers of GC-MS analysis with our state-of-the-art high resolution accurate mass (HRAM) Orbitrap technology.

Gas Analyzers

Gas chromatography is used in the analysis of petroleum fractions, petrochemical products, and permanent gases using dedicated multi-columns and multi-valves configurations. Natural gas composition and energetic value are critical parameters for producers, distributors, utility suppliers, appliance manufacturers, and consumers. Browse our complete gas and gas mixture analysis portfolio for Natural Gas Analyzers, which conforms to industrial standards including ASTM, GPA, UOP, and DIN.

Magnetic Sector GC-HRMS

Get the performance of high-sensitivity, high-resolution magnetic sector mass spectrometry in a simple, easy-to-use package with a Thermo Scientific DFS Magnetic Sector GC-HRMS system, the gold standard for POPs analysis in environmental and food safety markets.

Triple Quadrupole GC-MS

Benefit from the gold standard for sensitive and specific quantitation of target compounds. The Thermo 
Scientific TSQ 9000 Triple Quadrupole GC-MS/MS System combines superb sensitivity and selectivity with outstanding productivity and reliability.

Chromatography Data System

Thermo Scientific Chromeleon Chromatography Data System (CDS) streamlines chromatography and mass spectrometry workflows for the best software experience. This software delivers superior compliance tools, networking capabilities, instrument control, automation, data processing, and more. The first CDS to unify workflows for chromatography and routine quantitative mass spectrometry (MS) analysis, Chromeleon software provides full integration of Thermo Scientific gas chromatography (GC-MS/MS), liquid chromatography (LC-MS/MS), and ion chromatography (IC-MS) instruments.


Learn how our GC Systems have been used in applications

Food and beverage applications

The vital job of characterizing food properties in today’s modern laboratory—from persistent organic pollutants (POPs) to food labeling and food authenticity—helps ensure high-quality and safe food products and consumer confidence. Thermo Scientific GC-MS systems provide you with complete end-to-end food analysis workflow solutions.

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Oil and gas applications

Find out how the TRACE 1310 Gas Chromatograph, and Chromeleon CDS software are used in the Oil & Gas industry to assess the purity, composition, and impurities in petroleum products such as crude oil, liquefied petroleum gas, refined oils, and other samples.

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Environmental and industrial applications

Use the Thermo Scientific GC and GC-MS systems to maintain compliance with safety regulations such as the EPA and FDA for volatiles, semi-volatiles, pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), herbicides, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), and dioxins.

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Pharmaceutical applications

Uphold the highest standards with our GC autosamplers and GC detectors for residual solvents, basic drugs, volatile impurities, methods following specific monographs, and measurement of extractables and leachables.

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Forensic and toxicology applications

Thermo Scientific GC-MS and HRAM GC-MS are powerful solutions for targeted and non-targeted screening of illicit chemicals in biological fluids, for drugs of abuse (DoA) assessment, and doping control testing. Discover the dedicated dual-column Headspace-GC configuration for the routine determination of alcohol intoxication in blood in agreement with local “impaired driving” regulations.

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Food and beverage applications

The vital job of characterizing food properties in today’s modern laboratory—from persistent organic pollutants (POPs) to food labeling and food authenticity—helps ensure high-quality and safe food products and consumer confidence. Thermo Scientific GC-MS systems provide you with complete end-to-end food analysis workflow solutions.

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Oil and gas applications

Find out how the TRACE 1310 Gas Chromatograph, and Chromeleon CDS software are used in the Oil & Gas industry to assess the purity, composition, and impurities in petroleum products such as crude oil, liquefied petroleum gas, refined oils, and other samples.

Learn more

Environmental and industrial applications

Use the Thermo Scientific GC and GC-MS systems to maintain compliance with safety regulations such as the EPA and FDA for volatiles, semi-volatiles, pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), herbicides, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), and dioxins.

Learn more

Pharmaceutical applications

Uphold the highest standards with our GC autosamplers and GC detectors for residual solvents, basic drugs, volatile impurities, methods following specific monographs, and measurement of extractables and leachables.

Learn more

Forensic and toxicology applications

Thermo Scientific GC-MS and HRAM GC-MS are powerful solutions for targeted and non-targeted screening of illicit chemicals in biological fluids, for drugs of abuse (DoA) assessment, and doping control testing. Discover the dedicated dual-column Headspace-GC configuration for the routine determination of alcohol intoxication in blood in agreement with local “impaired driving” regulations.

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