Standard GC Columns

Phase

Composition

Max Temp

USP Classification

OPTIMA® 1
OPTIMA® 1 MS

OPTIMA® 1 MS Accent

100 % dimethylpolysiloxane

340 / 360 °C

G1 / G2 / G38

OPTIMA® 5

5 % phenyl – 95 % methylpolysiloxane

340 / 360 °C

G27 / G36

OPTIMA® 5 MS

5 % diphenyl – 95 % dimethylpolysiloxane

340 / 360 °C

G27 / G36

OPTIMA® 5 MS Accent

silarylene phase with selectivity similar to
5 % diphenyl – 95 % dimethylpolysiloxane

340 / 360 °C

G27 / G36

OPTIMA® XLB

silarylene phase like above, optimized
silarylene content for low bleeding

340 / 360 °C

OPTIMA® δ-3

phase with autoselectivity 4

340 / 360 °C

G49

OPTIMA® δ-6

phase with autoselectivity

340 / 360 °C

OPTIMA® 1301

6 % cyanopropylphenyl – 94 % dimethylpolysiloxane

300 / 320 °C

G43

OPTIMA® 1301 MS

silarylene phase with low bleeding:
polarity similar to 6 % cyanopropylphenyl
– 94 % dimethylpolysiloxane

300 / 320 °C

G43

OPTIMA® 624

6 % cyanopropylphenyl – 94 % dimethylpolysiloxane

280 / 300 °C

G43

OPTIMA® 624 LB

6 % cyanopropylphenyl – 94 % dimethylpolysiloxane with low bleeding

280 / 300 °C

G43

OPTIMA® 1701

14 % cyanopropylphenyl – 86 % dimethylpolysiloxane

280 / 300 °C

G46

OPTIMA® 1701 MS

silarylene phase with low bleeding: polarity similar to 14 % cyanopropylphenyl
– 86 % dimethylpolysiloxane

280 / 300 °C

G46

OPTIMA® 35 MS

silarylene phase with selectivity similar
to 35 % diphenyl – 65 % dimethylpolysiloxane

360 / 370 °C

G28 / G32 / G42

OPTIMA® 17

phenylmethylpolysiloxane, 50 % phenyl

320 / 340 °C

G3

OPTIMA® 17 MS

silarylene phase with selectivity similar to
50 % phenyl – 50 % methylpolysiloxane

340 / 360 °C

G3

OPTIMA® 210

triluoropropylmethylpolysiloxane (50 %
triluoropropyl)

260 / 280 °C

G6

OPTIMA® 225

50 % cyanopropylmethyl – 50 % phenylmethylpolysiloxane

260 / 280 °C

G7 / G19

OPTIMA® 240

33 % cyanopropylmethyl – 67 % dimethylpolysiloxane

260 / 280 °C

OPTIMA® WAX

polyethylene glycol 20 000 Da

240 / 250 °C

G16

OPTIMA WAXplus®

polyethylene glycol with optimized
cross-linking

260 / 270 °C

G16

OPTIMA® FFAP

polyethylene glycol 2-nitroterephthalate

250 / 260 °C

G35 / G25

OPTIMA® FFAPplus

polyethylene glycol 2-nitroterephthalate
with optimized cross-linking

250 / 260 °C

G35 / G25

 

Capillary columns for enantiomer separation

Lipodex

Phase

Cyclodextrin derivate

Tmax [°C]

Recommended application

LIPODEX® A

hexakis-(2,3,6-tri-O-pentyl)-α-CD

200 / 220

carbohydrates, polyols, diols, hydroxycarboxylic acid esters, (epoxy-) alcohols, glycerol derivatives, spiroacetals, ketones, alkyl halides

LIPODEX® B

hexakis-(2,6-di-O-pentyl-3-O-acetyl)-α-CD

200 / 220

lactones, diols (cyclic carbonates), aminols, aldols (O-TFA), glycerol derivatives (cyclic carbonates)

LIPODEX® C

heptakis-(2,3,6-tri-O-pentyl)-β-CD

200 / 220

Alcohols, cyanhydrins, oleins, hydroxycarboxylic acid esters, alkyl halides


LIPODEX® D

heptakis-(2,6-di-O-pentyl-3-O-acetyl)-β-CD

200 / 220

aminols (TFA), β-amino acid esters, trans-cycloalkane-1,2-diols, trans-cycloalkane-1,2- diols, trans-cycloalkane-1,3-diols (TFA)

LIPODEX® E

octakis-(2,6-di-O-pentyl-3-O-butyryl)-γ-CD

200 / 220

α-amino acids, α- and β-hydroxycarboxylic acid esters, alcohols (TFA),
diols (TFA), ketones, pheromones (cyclic acetals), amines, alkyl halides,
lactones

LIPODEX® G

octakis-(2,3-di-O-pentyl-6-O-methyl)-γ-CD


220 / 240

menthol isomers, ketones, alcohols, carboxylic acid esters, terpenes

 

Hydrodex

Phase

Cyclodextrin derivative
(diluted with optimized polysiloxane)

Tmax [°C]

Recommended application

HYDRODEX β-PM

heptakis-(2,3,6-tri-O-methyl)-β-CD

230 / 250

hydroxycarboxylic acid esters, alcohols, diols, oleins,
lactones, acetals

HYDRODEX β-3P

heptakis-(2,6-di-O-methyl-3-O-pentyl)-β-CD

230 / 250

terpenes, dienes, allenes, terpene alcohols, 1,2-epoxyalkanes, carboxylic acids (esters), hydroxycarboxylic
acid esters, pharmaceuticals, pesticides

HYDRODEX β-6TBDM

heptakis-(2,3-di-O-methyl-6-O-t-butyldimethyl-silyl)-β-CD

230 / 250

γ-lactones, cyclopentanones, terpenes, esters, tartrates

HYDRODEX β-6TBDE

heptakis-(2,3-di-O-ethyl-6-O-t-butyldimethyl-silyl)-β-CD

230 / 250

essential oils

HYDRODEX β-TBDAc

heptakis-(2,3-di-O-acetyl-6-O-t-butyldimethyl-silyl)-β-CD

220 / 240


alcohols, esters, ketones, aldehydes, δ-lactones

HYDRODEX γ-TBDAc

octakis-(2,3-di-O-acetyl-6-O-t-butyldimethyl-silyl)-γ-CD

220 / 240

cyclic ketones, aromatic ketones, oxiranes, aromatic
esters, aromatic amides

HYDRODEX γ-DIMOM

octakis-(2,3-di-O-methoxymethyl-6-O-t-butyldimethylsilyl)-γ-CD

220 / 240

ketones, terpenes, cyclic ethers, alcohols, amines

 

Capillary columns for special GC separations

Separation/special application

Recommended capillary column

Fast GC column with 0.10 mm ID

OPTIMA® 1, OPTIMA® 5, OPTIMA® δ-3, OPTIMA® δ-6
OPTIMA® 17, OPTIMA® 225, OPTIMA® FFAP
PERMABOND® CW 20 M, PERMABOND® FFAP

Enantiomer separation cyclodextrin phases

FS-LIPODEX® A, FS-LIPODEX® B, FS-LIPODEX® C
FS-LIPODEX® D, FS-LIPODEX® E, FS-LIPODEX® G 342
FS-HYDRODEX β-PM, FS-HYDRODEX β-3 P,
FS-HYDRODEX β-6TBDM, FS-HYDRODEX β-6TBDE,
FS-HYDRODEX β-6TBDE, FS-HYDRODEX β-TBDAc,
FS-HYDRODEX γ-DiMOM

Biodiesel

 

Methanol analysis in accordance with DIN EN 14110

OPTIMA® BioDiesel M

FAME analysis in accordance with DIN EN 14103:2011

OPTIMA® BioDiesel F

Glycerol and triglycerides in accordance with DIN EN 14105

OPTIMA® BioDiesel G

Triglycerides

 

OPTIMA® 1-TG

 

OPTIMA® 17-TG

High temperature GC

 

OPTIMA® 5 HT

Amines

Amine separations

FS-CW 20 M-AM

Polyfunctional amines

OPTIMA® 5 Amine

Petrochemical products (complex hydrocarbon mixtures)

PERMABOND® P-100

Environmental analysis of volatile halogenated hydrocarbons

PERMABOND® SE-54 HKW

Silanes (monomeric, e.g., chlorosilanes)

PERMABOND® Silane

Diethylene glycol, e.g., for the quality control of wine

PERMABOND® CW 20 M-DEG

 

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