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    Why Reusing Flash Cartridges is Bad Science

    December 14, 2020 at 10:08 AM / by Bob Bickler posted in Reuse, silica


    For many chemists lab budgets, especially for consumable items, are limited.  One way of trying to stretch their lab budget is to reuse disposable flash chromatography cartridges.

    In this post I will show how regardless of the cartridge brand used, repeated use of silica flash cartridges results in loss of compound resolution and fraction purity.

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