Polyimide-Coated Capillary Tubing: Key Handling Issues

Macomber, Joe; Begay, Lamon
September 2003
LC-GC North America;Sep2003 Supplement, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p72
Trade Publication
Presents information regarding handling issues encountered when using capillary tubing. Recognition of the broad use of fused capillary tubing in analytical instrumentation; Importance of general handling, bending stress and cleaving on the lifetime service use of capillary arrays; Need to clean surfaces that comes into contact with capillaries; Consideration of the minimum bending radius; Link between cleavage and breakage.


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