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Technical Resources

Chromatography Information & Technical Resources

Help yourself to Restek's chromatography information and technical resources

Throughout the Restek website there are many search tools, online request forms, and downloadable certificates that help you find the exact Restek product or chromatography information you are searching for. The following links are shortcuts to some of our most popular online tools.

Columns
GC Column Finder – Locate the correct GC column for your application.

GC Column Cross-Reference: Columns by Phase – Simple guide for conversion from other manufacturers or USP nomenclature.

GCxGC Column Combination Guide – Orthogonal selectivity is the key to success in multidimensional GC, and this simple chart will help you pair up the right primary and secondary columns for your application.

GC Column Installation Checklist – Restek Innovations and Technical Services specialists have found this checklist to be a reliable sequence for avoiding problems when installing a capillary GC column.

Custom Packed/Micropacked Column Request Form – If you cannot find the packed or micropacked column you need in our catalog, then complete and send in this form. Our packed column specialists will provide pricing and lead times for the custom columns you have requested.

PLOT Column Head Pressure Chart – View head pressures for our popular PLOT columns.

LC Column Finder – Locate the correct LC column for your application.

LC Column Physical Characteristics Chart – Compare chromatography column information for our most popular phases.

Chromatogram Database – Browse the chemical separations in our chromatography library by applications area, or enter compounds of interest, synonyms, or other keywords in the search box.

EZGC Chromatogram Modeler – Simply enter your target compounds, and in seconds, this free web app will give you an optimized, custom method that includes a column recommendation, analysis conditions, and even an interactive model chromatogram!

Reference Standards
Reference Standards Search Tool – Search our reference standards by compound name, synonym, or CAS #.

Documentation Search – Simply enter the catalog or lot number of your reference standard to retrieve material safety data sheets (MSDSs), certificates of analysis, and datapacks.

Custom Reference Standard Request Form – If you cannot find a specific chemical standard in our catalog, just complete this form and our reference materials specialists will evaluate whether the chemical standard can be made, work with you to resolve any questions that may arise, and provide a quote for the standard. Our custom reference standards are also covered under our ISO Guide 34 and ISO/IEC 17025 accreditations! (Learn more at www.restek.com/iso)

Air Sampling
Custom Gas Calibration Standards Form – If you cannot find a specific gas calibration standard in our online catalog, just complete this form and our specialists will evaluate whether the gas calibration standard can be made, work with you to resolve any questions that may arise, and provide a quote for the standard.

Other Resources
Chromatography Calculators – Online tools and reference tables for optimization.

Injector Animations – Animated cutaway schematics showing various modes of injection.

Online Troubleshooting – Further resources to help you solve your chromatography challenges, including frequently asked questions (FAQs).

ChromaBLOGraphy – Check out posts from our knowledgeable team.

Technical Library – Browse through hundreds of chromatography articles and publications online.

Audio Slideshows and Webinars – Step-by-step visual tours of innovative products and on-demand webinars featuring the latest chromatography information.

Request Catalog – Get your copy of the Restek catalog.

Custom Ultra-High Purity Gas Regulator Request Form – If you cannot find the gas regulator you need in our online catalog, then complete and send in this form. Our product specialists will provide pricing and lead times for the custom regulators you have requested.

GC Nut/Ferrule Compatibility Table – Quickly find which Restek nuts and ferrules you need to install a column in your GC.

Vial Selection Tool – Use this online tool to find the right vial fast. Pick vial type, volume, color, modifications, and orifice size—and you’ll get the vial you need in seconds.

Autosampler Syringes for Thermo Scientific GCs – Our compatibility table shows you which SGE and Hamilton syringes to use with specific Thermo Scientific GC autosamplers.

Contact Our Technical Service Specialists
If the tools listed above have not helped you find your answer, you can reach out to the accomplished team in our Technical Service group. We're here to help you resolve your challenges, from setup to troubleshooting.

Phone:
1-800-356-1688, ext. 4 (Toll Free)
or 1-814-353-1300, ext. 4
Hours of operation (Eastern Time):
  Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

E-Mail:
Please include your company name and complete mailing address. We will send a response within one business day.
Customers Inside the U.S.: support@restek.com
Customers Outside the U.S.: Contact your local Restek representative or e-mail support@restek.com

Mail:
110 Benner Circle, Bellefonte, PA 16823

Troubleshooting Forms: (Located on the full version of our website.)
GC Troubleshooting Form
LC Troubleshooting Form
Reference Standards Troubleshooting Form
General Troubleshooting Form