Petrochemical products, with their vast number of structurally similar isomeric hydrocarbons, demand state-of-the-art analytical techniques – such as GC×GC with flow modulation and dual TOF MS/FID detection.

Characterisation of pyrolysis oils using GCxGC–TOF MS with thermal modulation

Detailed chemical characterisation of pyrolysis oils from mixed waste plastic using GC×GC–TOF MS with thermal modulation


Characterising petrochemicals using GCxGC–FID with thermal modulation

Characterising complex petrochemicals using the enhanced peak capacity of GCxGC–FID with thermal modulation


Uncovering trace additives in gasoline

This study demonstrates the use of GCxGC coupled with BenchTOF2 and Tandem Ionisation to identify trace additives in gasoline, with time-saving workflows in ChromCompare+ software utilising all of the tandem data in a single workflow to automatically uncover differences between gasoline blends.


Fast and efficient group-type (PiPNA) classification of jet fuels

This study demonstrates the performance of flow-modulated GC×GC for robust group-type characterisation of jet fuels, with quantitative analysis by flame ionisation detection and confident identification of trace-level contaminants by mass spectrometry.


Determining petrochemical composition by GC×GC–TOF MS/FID: The benefits of flow modulation and Tandem Ionisation

This study demonstrates the performance of a flow-modulated GC×GC system for the analysis of complex petrochemicals, with the INSIGHT modulator providing efficient and repeatable modulation without the need for expensive liquid cryogen.


Determining petrochemical composition by GCxGC–TOF MS/FID: Reliable, automated group-type analysis

This article illustrates how ChromSpace software, in conjunction with dual TOF MS/FID detection and Tandem Ionisation, can streamline the process of achieving robust and reliable analyte speciation and quantitation of complex petrochemicals in an acceptable time frame.


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