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Cut laboratory down time with preventive maintenance. Salt buildup can affect performance and increase maintenance costs.

Salt buildup on seals and pistons causes problems.

This TECH TIP can help alleviate the problem – and reduce service calls:

When using buffers such as phosphate salts in your HPLC solvents, at the end of a sequence run HPLC grade water 100% as a solvent at 1 ml/min for 60 minutes to remove buildup of the salts. Running a 100% water method at the end of a sequence will keep the seals and pistons from premature failure or restricting the rotors/tubing in the HPLC system.

Michael McKenna, GenTech Field Service Engineer

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