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MXT-Msieve 5A Columns (Siltek-treated stainless-steel PLOT)

Advantages of metal MXT PLOT columns include:
  • Can be made in small coil diameters—perfect for tight spaces.
  • Rugged material withstands rough handling and shock.
  • Designed for robust performance in process GCs and field instruments.
  • Available in 3.5"-coil diameter or 7"-diameter, 11-pin cage.*
A GC column phase cross-reference is also available.
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MXT-Msieve 5A Columns (Siltek-treated stainless-steel PLOT)

Catalog # 79723-273

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79723-273 3.5" Coil 50 µm 0.53 mm 30 m -100 to 300 °C ea. Select Deselect

Catalog # 79723-273

Column Configuration
3.5" Coil  
df (Film Thickness)
50 µm  
ID
0.53 mm  
Length
30 m  
Temp Limits
-100 to 300 °C  
Units
ea.  
Product Name
MXT-Msieve 5A  
79723 7" 11-pin cage 50 µm 0.53 mm 30 m -100 to 300 °C ea. Select Deselect

Catalog # 79723

Column Configuration
7" 11-pin cage  
df (Film Thickness)
50 µm  
ID
0.53 mm  
Length
30 m  
Temp Limits
-100 to 300 °C  
Units
ea.  
Product Name
MXT-Msieve 5A  

Restek’s molecular sieve 5A PLOT columns are designed for efficient separation of argon/oxygen and other permanent gases, including carbon monoxide. Special coating and deactivation procedures ensure chromatographic efficiency and the integrity of the porous layer coating. Molecular sieves have very high retention, allowing separations of permanent gases at temperatures above ambient. Our deactivation technology also allows carbon monoxide to elute as a sharp peak. Additionally, our unique immobilization process guarantees that the uniform particles remain adhered to the tubing—even after continuous valve cycling.

Because molecular sieve materials are very hydrophilic, they will adsorb water from the sample or carrier gas. Water contamination can have a detrimental effect on peak symmetry and can reduce the resolution of all compounds. If water contamination occurs, reactivate your Restek Msieve 5A PLOT column by conditioning at 300 °C with dry carrier gas flow for 3 hours.

*We do not recommend recoiling PLOT columns as this may cause particles to dislodge from the side of the tubing.