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Application and method development support

Application support


Hichrom has an extensive in-house database of HPLC, UHPLC and Chiral applications, covering over 10,000 analytes, separated on a wide range of column materials. We also have access to a vast number of application and method recommendations, through our extensive supplier and partner network, and can provide application support on SFC, GC, CE and SPE methods. 


Please contact us now for application support


Method development and optimisation strategy


We have a dedicated team of technical experts and this distinguishes us from our sales-led competitors. Please feel free to call up to discuss your method, and we’ll offer you all the advice you need. 


We have:

  • Extensive experience with columns
  • Detailed knowledge of the latest technologies and methods
  • A comprehensive LC applications database

We can advise our clients on subjects including:

  • Appropriate method development strategies
  • Suitable LC conditions (including buffer, pH and temperature)
  • Column types and specifications
  • Starting points
  • Handling robustness concerns
  • Resolution criteria

Our experienced team can also provide direction on how best to speed up or optimise your method, and converting from HPLC to UHPLC or superficially porous technology.

 We know the pitfalls – and can save you time, money and a lot of frustration.

 Please contact us now for method development support

There are many ways to develop and optimise a method – and we can offer you an independent, impartial review of your processes. Our aim is to help you save time, money and do an even better job.”

Dave C – Technical Specialist

Column screening services

It's not always easy to choose the best column for a particular assay as the availability of HPLC and UHPLC silicas and phases increases. Hichrom maintains an extensive HPLC and UHPLC column library and has valuable expertise in the area of column screening and column comparisons.  As a result, we are well placed to advise you on selecting the optimum phase for your assay and we can arrange for a free of charge, confidential column screening service via one of our partners.

Please contact us now for column screening services

There are so many phases available now – which is the best one for you? We know the market exceptionally well & will give you unbiased advice whenever you need it.”

Gemma H – Technical Specialist