foam, rotary evaporation, rotary evaporator, laboratory evaporation, distillation

Foam is foe in rotary evaporation. Here is how to prevent it.

Bart discusses why foam formation is dangerous and how to prevent foam in your evaporation flask →

slurry packing, chromatography column, flash chromatography, prep HPLC, preparative chromatography

Slurry packing of chromatography columns can be just as fun as it sounds

Bart explains the slurry packing process for chromatography columns →

rotary evaporation, rotary evaporator, rotavap, rotovap, condenser, condenser loading

Condenser loading should not be at 100% and here is why.

Bart discusses optimal condenser loading and why it is important →

chromatography column, glass column, chromatography, dry packing, column packing

Dry packing of a chromatography column in three steps

Bart explains how to dry fill a chromatography column →

cooling capacity, chiller, condensation, laboratory evaporation, rotary evaporation

Why 15 is the magic number for your recirculating chiller

Bart shows how to calculate cooling capacities and discloses how to set up your recirculating chiller to achieve sufficient condensation →

RFID, RFID technology, chromatography, flash chromatography, prep HPLC, preparative chromatography. cartridges

How RFID technology lifeguards your chromatography process

Bart explains how and why RFID tags are used on chromatography cartridges and racks →

flask size, evaporation rate, rotary evaporation, laboratory evaporation, rotary evaporator

Sizing up the importance of flask size in rotary evaporation

Bart discusses theory and experimental data on how flask size affects evaporation performance →

peak fronting, peak splitting, chromatography, chromatogram, flash chromatography, prep HPLC, preparative chromatography

Are peak splitting and peak fronting effects keeping you up at night?

Bart talks about peak fronting and peak splitting and how to eliminate these effects in chromatography →

evaporation, evaporation rate, evaporation performance, glass thickness of flask, evaporation flask

Why you should give the glass thickness of your evaporation flask a second thought

Bart discusses how the glass thickness of a flask affects evaporation performance and safety →

chromatography, flash chromatography, HPLC, peak shape, peak tailing, asymmetry factor, tailing factor

The perfect peak shape: Five solutions to peak tailing problems

Bart explains how to analyze peak shape with the tailing factor and asymmetry factor and offers five causes and solutions for the peak tailing effect →

pressure values, rotary evaporation, laboratory evaporation, rotary evaporator

Five ways to optimize the pressure values of your rotary evaporation

Bart offers five tips for finding the ideal pressure settings for rotary evaporation of a solvent →