A New Purge Tool for Use with Automated Headspace Analysis


App Note 8/2008

A novel purge tool for the GERSTEL MultiPurpose autosampler (MPS) under MAESTRO software control allows the headspace of a sample vial to be purged with inert gas between injections. This new feature enables the syringe based MPS to perform MHE quantitation. The tool also allows automated purging of headspace samples prior to extraction. A brief explanation of MHE methodology along with specific examples will be given.