Gel Permeation Chromatography

Gel Permeation Chromatography

Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC) separates a sample based on size. This technique is often used to analyze polymers to understand and predict polymer performance.

Contacts

General Contact

imsinfo@uconn.edu

Staff

Nick-227x300

Nicholas Eddy, Ph.D.

Research Associate and Lab Manager
nicholas.eddy@uconn.edu
860.486.2568

Location

Campus Address

Institute of Materials Science
Storrs Campus

Mailing Address

25 King Hill Road, Unit 3136
Storrs CT 06269-3136

Instrumentation

5BWg9Z3PA8c6YGVC6JzX4jdixjWjwvR5

Waters GPC-1: 1515 HPLC Pump and Waters 717Plus Autoinjector

Provides the molecular weight distribution of polymers fully soluble in toluene.

eL58sPNefbSReV9VofhsGmgzWfRqSQ5k

Agilent 1260 Infinity GPC (System II)

Provides the molecular weight distribution of polymers fully soluble in toluene.

QkG1mSQjhH2XbjAOeifR4newkuXl5o4a

Waters GPC-2: Waters 515 HPLC Pump and Waters 717 Autoinjector

Provides the molecular weight distribution of polymers fully soluble in DMAC, NMP or DMF.

VFKuCNa3YgzW112DmSFb5xYpOKRj3wwZ

Kayeness D4001 Melt Index Tester

Measures ease of flow of a thermoplastic polymer melt.  Indirect measure of molecular weight.