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Restek Advantage: Chromatography Resources, Education, and Solutions

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The Restek Advantage gives you quick access to our valuable technical resources: videos, literature, blogs, chromatograms, and even a calendar of events we will be attending next. Connect with our latest publications  here or jump over to our libraries to explore everything we have to offer you and your lab.


Browse our quick-hitting videos to guide you through troubleshooting, selecting the right products, generating better data, and more.

Syringe Care and Maintenance for Chromatographers

Many chromatographers rely on syringes every day to do their work. They need to be accurate and consistent, but also reliable and dependable every time you use them. In this Re...

Restek Tips

LC UV Detector Issues

UV detectors are the most common type used in liquid chromatography. Many of us rely on them every day, but if you start to notice errors in your chromatogram, there could be a...

Restek Tips

Syringe Basics for Chromatography

From sample preparation to sample injection, syringes cover a range of uses in every chromatography lab. But, with so many types and options available, how do you know which on...

Restek Tips

LC Leak Checking

Leaks are one of the most common problems users encounter when performing liquid chromatography. But even the smallest leak can cause a loss of sample, a drop in efficiency, an...

Restek Tips

Technical Literature

Access decades of chromatography knowledge: application notes, technical articles, featured applications, third-party publications, and more.

LC-MS/MS Analysis of 25 Underivatized Acylcarnitines for Differential Diagnosis

In this acylcarnitines LC-MS/MS analysis, plasma samples were prepared without derivatization and 25 acylcarnitines were separated on a Raptor ARC-18 column, allowing positive ...

Articles | Application Notes

Optimized Isomer Separation of Synthetic Cathinones by LC-MS/MS

For forensic toxicology labs analyzing synthetic cathinones, the Raptor Biphenyl Core-Shell column provides a solution for challenging isomer separations....

Articles | Featured Applications

Restek Liquid Chromatography (LC) Columns — Usage & Care

In this care guide, we discuss best practice for LC column usage in order to help your optimize your column's lifetime and performance....

Instruction Sheets

Leveraging Multi-Mode Microextraction and Liquid Chromatography Stationary Phases for Quantitative Analysis of Neurotoxin β-N-methylamino-L-alanine and Other Non-proteinogenic Amino Acids

This work evaluates the chromatographic behavior of BMAA (β-N-methylamino-L-alanine) and its isomers, in their underivatized forms, on selected stationary phases, in particular...

Articles | Third-Party Publications


Topical and timely insights from top chromatographers

Check your saved chromatograms! We’ve updated EZGC libraries for the Rtx-CLPesticides and Rtx-CLPesticides2

Using ProEZGC, you, can “search by phase” to see what compounds can be digitally separated on your column of choice (if your compound isn’t there, let us know!), or you can sea...

22 May 2023
Erica Pack, PhD (she/her)

Gas Generators – Part 2B – Nitrogen Generators

In my previous installment titled Gas Generators – Part 2A – Nitrogen Generators, I explained that Restek sells two types of nitrogen generators, those for LC-MS and one for GC...

19 May 2023
Alan Sensue

Gas Generators – Part 2A – Nitrogen Generators

Chromatography companies and analytical laboratories often look at nitrogen generators as belonging to one of two different categories, those for LC and those for GC. The main...

15 May 2023
Alan Sensue

ProEZGC - Now with PLOT capabilities!

ProEZGC not only helps you find what you’re looking for, it also helps us at Restek know what you were looking for, but didn’t find. It helps us figure out how to do better. It...

11 May 2023
Erica Pack, PhD (she/her)

Events Calendar

Whether virtual or in person, we look forward to meeting with you, sharing our latest innovations, and answering any questions you may have about Restek products and services!

ASMS 2023

4 - 8 June 2023
Houston, TX, U.S.

HPLC 2023

18 - 22 June 2023
Duesseldorf, Germany

NACRW 2023

23 - 26 July 2023
Fort Lauderdale, FL, U.S.

AOAC 2023

25 - 30 August 2023
New Orleans, LA, U.S.

TIAFT 2023

27 - 31 August 2023
Rome, Italy