Gas chromatograph (GC-FID)

Gas chromatograph (GC-FID)

Manufacturer: Agilent
Model: MicroGC 490


  • Quantitative and semi-quantitative analyses of solvents and volatile organic compounds (VOC)
  • Simultaneous analysis (solvents and VOC)
  • Capacity to analyse 12 samples per hour
  • 16-space heated autosampler (up to 300°C)
  • Results expressed in % v/v, resolution of up to 0.05 % v/v (500 ppm)
  • Sensitivity of apparatus: 20 pA
  • 30 m, 3 µm-pore column
  • Flame ionisation detector (FID)


  • Liquid (injector sprayed)
  • Sample size: 0.6 – 2.0 mL
  • Injection: 1 to 10 µL

Examples of applications

  • Fermentation bioprocess monitoring (biomolecule production, substrate consumption)
  • Monitoring and analysis of organic compounds in membrane filtration processes
  • Monitoring and analysis of harmful biomass recycling
  • Food component analyses
  • Analyses and quantification of the organic impurities of formulations
  • Assessment of the purity of methane generated by anaerobic digestion
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