Training in the GPC technique for laboratories

Your teams need training in the GPC technique...

What is the principle of Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC)?

First of all, Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC) is also called Steric Exclusion Chromatography (SEC). Its principle is to determine the average molecular weight and the distribution of molar masses, in other words it is a characterization technique.

The sample is dissolved and injected via a mobile phase through a column with a controlled porosity packing (called stationary phase).

Secondly, GPC/SEC analysis is an analytical technique for characterizing a wide variety of polymers or other macromolecules in a mixture.

Indeed, this technique is solicited in many contexts:

  • quality control,
  • process optimization (polymerization kinetics for example)
  • expertise (search for pollution, contamination, …).

Why train in GPC?

The applications of the GPC analysis are multiple…you will be able to : 

  • Controlling average molecular weights

  • Optimize manufacturing processes to validate synthesis, application or cross-linking conditions

  • Deforming polymers

  • Characterize structures

  • Study failures on thermoplastic parts

  • ...

FILAB's GPC training...

You have just acquired a CPM in your laboratory? The competent person(s) are no longer part of your team? Would you like to improve your expertise in PCM analysis and results processing?

As an accredited training organization, FILAB supports your teams in the use of the Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC) technique, regardless of your sector of activity.

This technique has many applications, particularly in the pharmaceutical, plastics, chemical, automotive, food, paint, lubricant and adhesive industries.

At FILAB, we develop and offer our customers tailor-made training courses, in line with your industrial issues or analytical challenges. 

The positive aspects of FILAB

  • A highly qualified team

  • Responsiveness in responding to and processing requests

  • A complete analytical park of 2100m²

  • Tailor-made support

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