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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.

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

Pro EZLC Software Simplifies LC Method Development

Our Pro EZLC chromatogram modeler dramatically speeds up LC method development. Add analytes, test column chemistries, and optimize run conditions virtually and instantly—witho...

Technical Literature

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

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

How to Use QuEChERS for Diverse Sample Types

Learn how to use QuEChERS for difficult sample types and target analytes....

Articles | Technical Articles

An Optimized QuEChERS Workflow to Analyze Over 200 Pesticides in Honey

While QuEChERS is known for its performance in high-moisture fruits and vegetables, it’s also able to achieve successful results in other matrices, such as those low in moistur...

Articles | Technical Articles


Topical and timely insights from top chromatographers

Maximum Usable Pressures for our MXT Tubing

We sometimes get calls in tech service asking about maximum pressures for our MXT guard columns, which are often used in applications other than traditional chromatography, whe...

23 January 2023
Tim Herring

How to make sure your new GC capillary column will fit into your GC oven

I recently spoke to a customer who said she was having a difficult time finding the catalog number of the column she was trying to order. I asked for the catalog number, and sh...

16 January 2023
Alan Sensue

Do You Want to Add Alternaria Toxins and Ergot Alkaloids in Your Multi-Mycotoxin Analysis? Part 3: Matrix Effect and Quantitative Standard Calibration

In this multi-mycotoxin analysis, matrix-matched calibration was implemented for the quantification of 37 mycotoxins in four food products representing a wide variety of food m...

5 January 2023
Shun-Hsin Liang, Ph.D.

Which N2 Generators should be used for LC-MS/MS?

If you are using LC-MS/MS, you are probably using nitrogen for nebulizer/electrospray gas, and possibly for curtain gas, drying gas or collision gas. Are you using nitrogen fr...

4 January 2023
Nancy Schwartz

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!

Emerald Conference 2023

1 - 3 March 2023
San Diego, CA, U.S.

Pittcon 2023

18 - 22 March 2023
Philadelphia, PA, U.S.


28 - 30 March 2023
Paris, France

MSACL 2023

3 - 6 April 2023
Monterey, CA, U.S.

Anakon 2023

11 - 14 April 2023
Vienna, Austria