To comply with warranty, Summit requires this chromatography column to be supported by 2 chain clamps and a top mounted cork clamp. Summit recommends applying a thin rubber strip (the length of the chains contact) under the chain clamps (not shown) to maximize grip.
For this larger size column, Summit requires applying weight to the stand base such as a sand bag (pictured) or something equivalent of 30 lbs+ (something to offset the weight of your fluids)
Summit recommends all users of any and all glassware to operate inside a ventilated fume hood with sufficient blast shields to prevent injury in case of fatigued glass failure. Summit is not responsible or liable for the result of any failures from use, and/or loss of subsequent hardware contamination/failure with or without the result of material loss or damaged caused to surroundings. By purchasing our premiere lines of laboratory glassware the user is responsible to operate in the recommended environment safely. We recommend all users to operate in a legal and licensed facility where safety is the number 1 goal. 4×36 Chromatography Column