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Dynamic Duo (Restek Leak Detector and ProFLOW 6000 Flowmeter)

Protect your instrument and improve data quality with this powerful pair from Restek. Checking for leaks and verifying flows before you start running help you avoid costly problems later.

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Restek Electronic Leak Detector

Don't let a small leak turn into a costly repairprotect your analytical column by using a Restek leak detector.

  • Audible tone indicates the severity of a leak.
  • Redesigned circuitry offers 12 hours of operation between charges.
  • Detects a broad range of gases; Ex rated for use with hydrogen and other explosive gases.*

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Restek ProFLOW 6000 Electronic Flowmeter

Flowmeters that can measure flammable gases are becoming mandatory due to the increased use of hydrogen in chromatography. With its Ex rating, the Restek ProFLOW 6000 meter is designed specifically with explosive and flammable gases in mind.

The Restek ProFLOW 6000 is the only flowmeter you need for any type of chromatography gas measurement because of its wide range of capabilities. The ProFLOW 6000 is an electronic meter capable of measuring volumetric flow for most gases. Real-time measurements can be made for various types of flow paths, including continually changing gas types. This portable unit is designed for easy handheld use, and the stand adds benchtop convenience.

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Oven Shrouds

for Agilent 6890/7890 GCs

  • Includes heating coil and oven temperature sensor.
  • Available in 120 V and 220 V units.

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Hi-Duty Tubing Cutter

  • Specifically designed to cut 1/8" to 1-1/8" (4 mm to 28 mm) OD tubing.
  • Easily cuts stainless steel, Monel alloy, and other hard-temper materials.
  • Unique design makes clean, right-angle cuts and eliminates spiraling.
  • Integral reamer folds away for safety and convenience.
  • Replacement cutter wheels also available.

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FID Maintenance Kits

for Agilent GCs

  • Include the most common consumable GC supplies and tools.
  • All parts meet or exceed performance of instrument manufacturer's parts.
  • Parts list makes reordering easy.

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GC-MS Cleaning Kit

Poor sensitivity, loss of sensitivity at high masses, or high multiplier gain during an auto tune are all indicators that your mass spectrometer source may need to be cleaned. Restek has assembled all of the necessary components for cleaning and polishing your ion source.

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Oven Flapper Assemblies

for Agilent 5890/6890 GCs

  • Ensure even and consistent column heating when the insulation becomes damaged or worn.
  • Replacement Insulation Gasket and Hardware Kit includes the insulation gasket, 2 screws and 2 nuts.
  • Meets or exceeds original manufacturer's performance.
  • Insulation is replaceable, using Restek's Oven Flapper Assemblies.

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Make Life Easier (MLE) Capillary Tool Kit

for PerkinElmer GCs

Everything you need in one complete kit!

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Make Life Easier (MLE) Capillary Tool Kit

for Bruker/Varian GCs

Everything you need in one complete kit!

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Make Life Easier (MLE) Capillary Tool Kit

for Thermo Scientific GCs

Everything you need in one complete kit!

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Make Life Easier (MLE) Capillary Tool Kit

for Shimadzu GCs

Everything you need in one complete kit!

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Make Life Easier (MLE) Capillary Tool Kit

for Agilent GCs

Everything you need in one complete kit!

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12-Piece, Ball-Point Hex Key Set

Includes twelve hex keys (Allen wrenches): 0.050", 1/16", 5/64", 3/32", 7/64", 1/8", 9/64", 5/32", 3/16", 7/32", 1/4", and 5/16".

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Flashlight

This high-power, 170-lumen LED light features a rotating magnetic clip that attaches securely to give you convenient, hands-free lighting in almost any location. The reinforced plastic body design is water- and impact-resistant, making it reliable and virtually indestructible.

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Metric 9-Piece, Ball-Point Hex Key Set

Includes nine metric hex keys (Allen wrenches): 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 10 mm.

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Metric Wrench Set

High-quality 6 x 7 mm, 8 x 10 mm, and 16 x 17 mm wrenches for tightening a wide variety of fittings.

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Open-End Wrench Set

for use with Capillary Installation Gauge for Shimadzu 17A, 2010, 2014, and 2030 GCs

Gap Inspection Gauge

  • Confirm that fittings are sufficiently tightened.
  • For use with 1/4", 3/8", 1/2" Swagelok fittings.
  • For Swagelok fittings in new installations only.

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Tee Wrench

  • Hold 1/4" or 6 mm tee or cross fittings secure in multiple orientations during installation.
  • Fits easily in tool box, pouch, or belt.
  • Cushioned vinyl grip with generous gripping area.
  • For Swagelok fittings only.

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Swaging Tool

  • Preswage compression fittings for easy installation.
  • Ideal for installations in tight areas.
  • For use with 1/4" Swagelok fittings only.

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Flexible Inspection Light

  • Inspect inside surfaces of sample cylinders or other chambers.
  • 14" reach.
  • 100,000-hour LED life.

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ResTape PTFE Tape

  • For threaded connections in a wide range of plumbing materials.
  • Each roll is 1/2" x 260".
  • Maximum temperature: 260 °C.

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Torx Screwdriver Set

  • Set includes TR-10, TR-15, and TR-20.
  • Ideal for performing routine maintenance on Agilent 6890 and 7890 GCs.

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GC Oven Thermometer

  • Verify GC oven temperature.
  • Quick measurements via sensor in the measuring tip.
  • Swivel head can turn 180°.
  • Wide measuring range: -50 °C to +350 °C.

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SSI TC-20 Tube Cutting Machine

  • Cuts 1/16", 1/8", or 1/4" tubing with inside diameter as small as 0.008".
  • Electrically operated benchtop model.
  • Handy 1/16" dressing tool (included) on the swing arm removes burrs and reams tubing.
  • Voltage selectable 110120/220240 volts, 5060 Hz.*

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Rethreading Tool

  • Repair worn or damaged threads.
  • Multiple uses (fittings, injectors, detectors, etc.)
  • Built-in guide to prevent cross threading.

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1/4-Inch Nut Driver

  • Ideal for changing Agilent 5890/6890/6850 FID jets.
  • Securely grips jet for easy removal or installation.

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GC Installation Kit

This kit contains the tubing and fittings needed to add an additional GC to your lab bench. Kit includes: tubing cutter, one 1/8-inch x 1/4-inch reamer, one 1/4-inch x 1/8-inch brass tube end reducer, one 7/16-inch wrench, one 1/2-inch wrench, four 1/8-inch brass tees, ten 1/8-inch brass nuts, ten brass front and back ferrules, and 50 feet (15.2 meters) of our instrument-grade cleaned 1/8-inch copper tubing.

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Wrench Set

Includes 4-inch, 6-inch, and 8-inch adjustable wrenches.

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5-in-1 Magnetic Screwdriver

Magnetic power tip holds bits and screws securely.

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Plier Set

Includes 6-inch nose/side cutter, 6-inch wire cutter, and 6-inch adjusting pliers.

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54-Piece Tool Kit

Set comes with screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, sockets, scissors, clamps, and more. Durable, zippered, notebook-style carrying case for easy transport.

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1/16-Inch Tubing Cutting Pliers

  • Ideal for cutting 1/16-inch tubing.
  • Cuts quickly, reducing distortion.
  • Perfect for quick cuts for non-critical applications or in "hard to get at" places.
  • After cutting, it is recommended that the dressing tool, cat.# 20188, be used to remove any burrs and to ream the tubing to a uniform shape.

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Tubing Bender

  • Bends 1/8-inch, 3/16-inch, or 1/4-inch tubing.
  • Assists in making accurate left-hand, right-hand, or offset bends.

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Tubing Reamer

  • Removes burrs from stainless steel tubing.
  • For 1/4- or 1/8-inch tubing.
  • Nonslip safety design.

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Ridgid Tubing Cutter

  • Excellent for cutting 1/8- or 1/4-inch metal tubing.*
  • Compact size is ideal for tight spaces.
  • Replaceable cutting wheel.

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1/16-Inch Tubing Cutter

  • Produces square, smooth cuts in 1/16-inch tubing.
  • Eliminates tubing distortion.
  • Cuts hard or soft copper, aluminum, brass, stainless steel, Monel alloy, or titanium.
  • Replaceable cutting wheel.

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Universal Cylinder Wrench

Use this versatile wrench for tightening gauges and gas regulator CGA fittings to cylinder outlets and pipe thread connections.

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Cylinder Valve Wrench

This specially designed wrench enables easy opening of cylinder valves that are fitted with a hand wheel. It is also suitable for removing difficult cylinder caps.

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Replacement Cables

for Agilent GCs, Integrators, & Autosamplers

Connect an Agilent 5890 GC to remote-start another piece of equipment or to start the Agilent 5890 GC from that piece of equipment.

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Replacement Cables

for Agilent GCs, Integrators, & Autosamplers

Connect an Agilent 5890 GC to a non-Agilent integrator or standard strip chart recorder.

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Air Diverter

for Agilent GCs

  • Divert GC exhaust heat up and away from the lab bench.
  • Meets or exceeds original manufacturer's performance.
  • Easy to installno tools required.
  • Compatible with 4" flexible metal dryer hose.

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FID/Injector Cleaning Kit

Use Restek’s Cleaning Kit with ANY injection port!

The FID/injector cleaning kit includes:
  • Nylon tube brushes (1/8", 3/16", 1/4").
  • Pipe cleaner.
  • Stainless steel tube brushes (3/8", 3/16", 1/4").
  • Stainless steel surface brush.
  • Stainless steel jet reamers.
  • Emery cloth.

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FastPack Inlet Kits

for Agilent GCs

  • Convenient: all the parts you need in one packageno hunting for individual items.
  • Economical: costs less than the sum of the individual parts.
  • Clean: Mylar bag is factory sealed; no contamination of the products from weeks in the lab.

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Ferrule Removal Kit

The tapered tools in this kit have teeth designed to grip and remove fused silica adaptor ferrules that have become stuck in the fitting detail. Each kit has two tools: one for removing 1/32-inch adaptor ferrules and one for removing 1/16-inch adaptor ferrules.

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1/4-Inch3/16-Inch Open-End Wrenches

High-quality miniature wrenches to use with MXT low-dead-volume connectors.

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Open-End Wrench Set

High-quality 1/4" x 5/16", 3/8" x 7/16", 7/16" x 1/2", and 1/2" x 9/16" wrenches for tightening a wide variety of chromatography fittings.

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Nylon Tube Brushes and Pipe Cleaner

Use to remove small septum fragments and residue from dirty glass inlet liners. Brushes are 1/8-, 3/16-, and 1/4-inch in diameter; pipe cleaner is one foot (30 cm) long.

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Stainless Steel Tube Brushes/Surface Brush

Unlike brass brushes that can leave a metal residue, these stainless steel tube brushes (3/8-, 3/16-, and 1/4-inch) work well for cleaning dirty collectors, injector ports, and detector ports. The surface brush can be used to remove residue that builds up on metal detector jets and electronic contacts.

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Open-End Wrenches

High-quality wrenches for tightening capillary fittings.

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4" Tapered Needle Files

These files can be used for many purposes. They are especially useful for removing ferrules that are lodged in injector or detector ports.

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Mini Hand Drill Set

Drill ferrules to the proper ID in seconds! Includes three drills, for use with 0.25, 0.32, and 0.53 mm ID (0.4, 0.5, and 0.8 mm OD) capillary columns.

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Soft-Side Storage Case

for Restek ProFLOW 6000 Electronic Flowmeter or Leak Detector

Optional soft-side storage case is ideal for storing your flowmeter or leak detector in smaller spaces, such as your tool box.

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Inlet Maintenance Kit

for Agilent GCs

  • Includes the most common consumable GC supplies and tools.
  • All parts meet or exceed performance of instrument manufacturer’s parts.
  • Parts list makes reordering easy.

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Soap Film Bubble Flowmeter

  • 1 mL flowmeter for flows between 0.1 and 10 cc/min.
  • 50 mL flowmeter for flows between 10 and 300 cc/min.
  • Includes a reservoir bulb, twenty-four inches (60 cm) of 1/4-inch ID tubing, adaptor tubes for 1/8-inch tubing and 0.53 mm ID capillary columns, and Velcro fasteners.

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