carrier gas


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carrier gas

[′kar·ē·ər ‚gas]
(analytical chemistry)
In gas chromatography, a gas used as an eluant for extracting the sample from the column as the gas passes through. Also known as eluant gas.
(metallurgy)
The gas used in thermal spraying which transmits powder from the feeder to the spray gun.
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NYSE:A) today introduced accessories designed to reduce unscheduled downtime and inefficiency in typical analytical workflows resulting from running out of carrier gas for gas chromatography (GC) or time lost searching for the correct size syringe.
Yield is determined by the uniformity, growth rate, and contamination sensitivity of the film which are improved by using the RASIRC steamer because it eliminates the oxygen carrier gas.
Limited Tenders are invited for Supply Of Carrier Gas Hydrogen, Nitrogen And Calibration Gas
The system is designed to deliver trimethylgallium (TMGa) and other MO precursors to multiple MO chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) reactors from a central supply source cabinet using a high-purity carrier gas.
Tender notice number : AG-51851 FOR SUPPLY OF CARRIER GAS CYLINDER.
Tender notice number : AG-51950 FOR SUPPLY OF CARRIER GAS
In addition, the background gas can be GC carrier gas or a reactant gas such as air, hydrogen or oxygen.
Although the instrument can also pyrolyze in "traditional" carrier gas, the built-in trap allows the operator to use various background gases such as oxygen or hydrogen.
The RainMaker Humidifier controls the transfer and purification of water vapor directly into a carrier gas stream at a wide range of flow rates.

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