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The Ion Chromatograph

A video explaining the uses, the principle of operation, and main components of the Ion Chromatograph.


About The Ion Chromatograph

This video introduces the Ion Chromatograph (IC) instrument, its applications, and the principle of operation. The main components, what they do, and how they function are explained, and additional information is also provided. It provides a good basis to understand IC.

Developed by:
Osborne Analytical
25 minutes
Learning Mode:


  • What is IC?
  • Process Components (eluent, pump, injector, column and separation, detection and measurement, suppressor)
  • Chromatogram System and Instrument
  • Hot Tips



John Osborne

John has worked in the field of analytical chemistry for over 45 years and has gained experience in a wide variety of analytical techniques and instrumentation in several industries and applications. He has always been interested in understanding the technology well and utilizing it at its optimum in order to produce reliable and accurate chemical data. To this end he is committed to enable others to not only use the technology correctly but also understand what it does, how it works and how to maintain it.