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Fused Silica GC Columns

Restek
Phase
Description
USP
Nomenclature
Agilent
SGE    
Phenomenex
Machery-Nagel
Supelco
Alltech
Quadrex
dimethyl polysiloxane
G1, G2, G38
HP-1, DB-1,
CP-Sil 5 CB
BP1
ZB-1
OPTIMA 1
SPB-1
AT-1,
EC-1
007-1
dimethyl polysiloxane
 
DB-1HT
 
ZB-1HTinferno
 
 
AT-1ht
 
dimethyl polysiloxane
(low bleed)
G1, G2, G38
HP-1ms,
HP-1ms UI,
DB-1ms,
DB-1ms UI,
VF-1ms,
Ultra-1
BP1
ZB-1,
ZB-1ms
OPTIMA 1 MS, OPTIMA 1 MS, Accent
SPB-1,
Equity-1
AT-1ms
007-1
diphenyl dimethyl polysiloxane
G27, G36
HP-5, DB-5,
CP-Sil 8 CB
BP5
ZB-5
OPTIMA 5
SPB-5
EC-5,
AT-5
007-5
diphenyl dimethyl polysiloxane
 
DB-5ht,
VF-5ht
HT5
ZB-5HTinferno
OPTIMA 5HT
 
 
 
diphenyl dimethyl
polysiloxane
(low bleed)
G27, G36
HP-5msSV,
HP-5ms,
HP-5ms UI, DB-5,
Ultra-2,
CP-Sil 8 CB
BP5ms
ZB-5,
ZB-5msi
OPTIMA 5,
OPTIMA 5 MS
SPB-5,
Equity-5
AT-5ms
007-5
1,4-bis(dimethylsiloxy)
phenylene dimethyl
polysiloxane
G27, G36
DB-5ms,
DB-5msUI,
VF-5ms
BPX5
ZB-5ms,
ZB-SemiVolatiles,
ZM-5MS plus
OPTIMA 5 MS Accent
SLB-5ms
 
007-5MS
proprietary phase
 
DB-XLB,
VF-Xms
 
MR1, ZB-XLB
OPTIMA XLB
 
 
 
diphenyl dimethyl
polysiloxane
G32
 
 
 
 
SPB-20
EC-20,
AT-20
007-20
diphenyl dimethyl
polysiloxane
G42
HP-35, DB-35
 
ZB-35
 
SPB-35,
SPB-608
AT-35,
AT-35-ms
007-35
proprietary phase
G42
DB-35ms, DB35msUI,
VF-35ms
BPX35, BPX608
MR2
OPTIMA 35 MS
 
 
 
phenyl methyl
polysiloxane
G3
HP-50+,
CP-Sil 24 CB
 
 
 
SPB-50
AT-50
007-17
diphenyl dimethyl
polysiloxane
G3
HP-17,
DB-17,
DB-17ht,
DB-608
 
ZB-50
OPTIMA 17
SPB-17
 
 
proprietary phase
G17
DB-17ms,
VF-17ms
BPX50
 
OPTIMA 17 MS
 
 
 
proprietary phase
 
CP-TAP-CB
 
 
 
 
 

007-65HT

diphenyl dimethyl
polysiloxane
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
007-65HT
proprietary phase
G43
DB-624,
VF-624ms,
CP-Select 624 CB
BP624
 
OPTIMA 624 LB
 
 
 
silarylene-based cyano
G43
VF-1301ms
 
 
 
 
 
 
cyanopropylmethyl phenylmethyl
polysiloxane
G43
DB-1301,
DB-624,
DB-624UI,
VF-1301ms,
VF-624ms,
CP-1301
BP624
ZB-624
OPTIMA 1301, OPTIMA 624
SPB-624
AT-624,
AT-1301
007-1301,
007-624
cyanopropylmethyl phenylmethyl
polysiloxane
G46
DB-1701P,
DB-1701,
CP-Sil 19 CB,
VF-1701ms,
VF-1701 Pesticides
BP10
ZB-1701,
ZB-1701P
OPTIMA 1701
Equity-1701
AT-1701
007-1701
trifluoropropylmethyl polysiloxane
G6
DB-210,
DB-200,
VF-200ms
 
 
OPTIMA 210
 
AT-210
 
trifluoropropylmethyl polysiloxane
(low bleed)
G6
VF-200ms
 
 
 
 
 
 
cyanopropylmethyl phenylmethyl
polysiloxane
G7, G19
DB-225ms,
CP-Sil 43 CB
BP225
 
OPTIMA 225
SPB-225
AT-225
007-225
proprietary phase
  Restek Innovation
biscyanopropyl cyanopropylphenyl
polysiloxane
G5, G8, G48
VF-23ms
BPX70
 
 
SP-2330,
SP-2331,
SP-2380
AT-Silar90
007-23
biscyanopropyl polysiloxane
G5
HP-88,
CP-Sil 88
 
 
 
SP-2560
 
 
proprietary phase
G51
Restek Innovation
polyethylene glycol
G16, G20, G39
DB-Wax
BP20
ZB-Wax
OPTIMA WAX
 
AT-WAXms, EC-WAX
007-CW
polyethylene glycol
G16, G20, G39
HP-INNOWax,
CP-Wax 52 CB,
VF-WAX MS
 
ZB-WAXplus
OPTIMA WAXplus
Supelcowax-10
AT-WAX, EC-Wax
 
polyethylene glycol
 
 
 
 
 
 
AT-WAXms
 
 

MXT GC Columns

Restek
Phase
Description
USP
Nomenclature
Agilent
SGE    
Phenomenex
Machery-Nagel
Supelco
Alltech
Quadrex
dimethyl polysiloxane
G1, G2, G38
HP-1, DB-1,
CP-Sil 5 CB
BP1
ZB-1
OPTIMA 1
SPB-1
AT-1,
EC-1
007-1
diphenyl dimethyl polysiloxane
G27, G36
HP-5, DB-5,
CP-Sil 8 CB
BP5
ZB-5
OPTIMA 5
SPB-5
EC-5, AT-5
007-5
phenyl methyl
polysiloxane
G3
HP-50+,
CP-Sil 24 CB
 
 
 
SPB-50
AT-50
007-17
proprietary phase
 
CP-TAP-CB
 
 
 
 
 
007-65HT
cyanopropylmethyl phenylmethyl
polysiloxane
G43
DB-1301,
DB-624,
DB-624UI,
VF-1301ms,
VF-624ms,
CP-1301
BP624
ZB-624
OPTIMA 1301, OPTIMA 624
SPB-624
AT-624,
AT-1301
007-1301,
007-624
cyanopropylmethyl phenylmethyl
polysiloxane
G46
DB-1701P,
DB-1701,
CP-Sil 19 CB,
VF-1701ms,
VF-1701 Pesticides
BP10
ZB-1701,
ZB-1701P
OPTIMA 1701
Equity-1701
AT-1701
007-1701
trifluoropropylmethyl polysiloxane
G6
DB-210,
DB-200,
VF-200ms
 
 
OPTIMA 210
 
AT-210
 
polyethylene glycol
G16, G20, G39
HP-INNOWax, CP-Wax 52 CB, VF-WAX MS
 
ZB--WAXplus
OPTIMA WAXplus
Supelcowax-10
AT-WAX
 
 

PLOT GC Columns

Restek
(Phase Description)
Porous
Layer
Application
Supelco
Alltech
Agilent
(J&W, Varian, Chrompack)
Quadrex
Aluminum oxide
C1-C5 hydrocarbons purity analysis of ethylene, propylene, butenes, and halocarbons
Alumina-sulfate
AT-Alumina
GS-Alumina,
CP-Al203/Na2SO4
 
Aluminum oxide
C1-C8 hydrocarbons; C1-C5 isomers purity analysis of ethylene, propylene, butene, and butadiene
Alumina-chloride
 
GS-Alumina KCl,
HP PLOT Al203,
CP-Al203/KCl
 
Aluminum oxide
Multi-halogenated alkanes, C1-C5 range chlorofluorocarbons (CFC)
Unique Product
Aluminum oxide
Trace analysis of methyl acetylene, propadiene, and acetylene
 
 
Select Al203 MAPD
 
Molecular sieve 5A
Permanent gas analysis (He, Ne, Ar, O2, N2, Xe, Rn, CH4, and CO)
Molsieve 5A
AT-Molesieve
HP PLOT Molesieve,
CP-Molsieve 5A
PLT-5A
Rt-Q-BOND and MXT-Q-BOND
(nonpolar porous polymer)
100% Divinylbenzene
High retention for solvents, alcohols, polar volatiles, CO2, and ppm-level water in solvents
Supel-Q-PLOT
AT-Q
HP PLOT Q,
CP-PoraPLOT Q,
CP-PoraBOND Q
 
Rt-QS-BOND
[intermediate polarity porous polymer (polarity between Q-BOND and S-BOND)]
Intermediate polarity porous polymer
Neutral solvents, ketones, esters, and hydrocarbons; baseline separation of ethane, ethene, and acetylene
 
 
GS-Q
 
Rt-S-BOND and MXT-S-BOND
(intermediate polarity porous polymer)
DVB vinylpyridine polymer
Light gases in ethylene and propylene; ketones, esters, hydrocarbons
 
 
CP-PoraPLOT S
 
Rt-U-BOND
(polar porous ploymer)
DVB ethylene glycol-dimethylacrylate polymer
More retention for polar compounds; trace H2S, COS, and mercaptans in hydrocarbon streams
 
 
HP PLOT U,
CP-PoraPLOT U,
CP-PoraBOND U
 
GNOT3472-UNV