Trident Integral Guard System
- Convenient and economical leak-free guard cartridge system, extremely easy to install.
- Versatile configuration protects against all levels of contamination.
- Integral design eliminates troublesome tubing connections.
The system,s foundation consists of the analytical column configured with our exclusive Trident end fitting and XF fitting. This configuration contains the standard internal frit as well as a replaceable cap frit, which easily can be changed without disturbing the packed bed. Changing the external frit can reverse the effects of accumulated particles, such as high backpressure or peak distortion. To obtain this basic configuration, simply order any Restek HPLC column, and add the suffix -700 to the catalog number for the column. (,Nominal additional charge.),
For maximum protection against contaminants and particulate matter, the system can be configured with an integral guard cartridge holder (,XG-XF),, a guard cartridge, and a replaceable external frit. To obtain this configuration, simply order any Restek HPLC column, add the suffix -700 to the catalog number for the column, and order the appropriate XG-XF male fitting (,cat.# 25026 or 25062), and Trident guard cartridges.