Several factors influence the useful lifetime of high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) columns. In this installment we consider some of the details associated with preparing a column for storage, with an eye toward choices that will pay dividends in future use of the column.
*ed. note: Dwight Stoll will be assuming the role as editor of LC Troubleshooting beginning November 2017. During the transition he is contributing two installments — this is the second.