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Monday, 15 August 2011 07:08

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the Thermo Scientific TraceGOLD GC Metal Columns range of gas chromatography (GC) columns, setting a new benchmark in high-temperature performance. These robust, metal capillary columns are designed for higher temperature ranges than standard GC columns and can process highly active samples and analytes without incurring any damage. The new TraceGOLD™ GC Metal Columns are optimized for use in high-throughput analyses because they are resistant to the column breakdown and bleed that is often caused by repeated sample runs. Providing added flexibility for analysts with highly demanding applications, TraceGOLD GC Metal Columns deliver quality separations and excellent value.


To accommodate a wide variety of analytical protocols, TraceGOLD GC Metal Columns are available in three stationary phase formats: TG-1MT, TG-5MT and TG-WAXMT, with a range of column lengths, internal diameters and film thicknesses. GC is a common technique used in the analysis of volatile and semi volatile compounds, and TraceGOLD GC Metal Columns are optimized to enhance analytical workflows, particularly for petrochemical, environmental, forensic science and food safety applications in which high sample volume or activity are common.

Highly demanding workflows impose stresses on standard GC capillary columns, causing column bleed that leads to high background readings, peak spreading and tailing. The range of TraceGOLD GC Metal Columns withstands common stresses and prevents the column breakdown or column bleed that ultimately compromise the quality of separations.

For more information about the Thermo Fisher Scientific portfolio of TraceGOLD GC Metal Columns, please visit

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With revenues of nearly $11 billion, we have approximately 37,000 employees and serve customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as in environmental and process control industries. We create value for our key stakeholders through two premier brands, Thermo Scientific and Fisher Scientific, which offer a unique combination of continuous technology development and the most convenient purchasing options. Our products and services help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, and solve analytical challenges ranging from complex research to routine testing to field applications. Visit


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