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11 Key Things to Consider When Buying an Advanced Gel Permeation Chromatography or Size Exclusion Chromatography System

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Buying a new piece of laboratory equipment is always a big decision, with thousands of dollars often being invested on relatively little information.

Purchasers usually make their buying decisions based on self-education from the web, reading marketing materials, and seeing a demonstration or a single sample analysis. But how do you know the equipment will work for your situation? Malvern have put together a list of things to consider when buying an advanced gel permeation chromatography (GPC)/size exclusion chromatography (SEC) system.

1) What's my return on investment (ROI)?

If you're investing heavily in an expensive research tool, you want to kno0w that your investment will come back to you in the long-term. This would mean a higher value, better graded products with fewer quality issues, or a stronger publication record helping to open up future research funds.

Download this free whitepaper for more advice about ROI and 10 other key considerations.

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