How to find and eliminate gas leaks in your GC system

1 October 2019

Even a small leak in your GC or gas lines can result in the loss of sensitivity, sample, and valuable high-purity gas. A GC leak can also damage your column and instrumentation as well as contaminate samples. The Restek Electronic Leak Detector is an essential tool for troubleshooting and routine maintenance of your gas chromatograph. It should be used daily to ensure that your instrument and gas delivery systems are in top working condition. Here is a quick overview of some best practices for leak checking and maintenance.