GC Companion - Portable Chromatograph

Revolutionary design and analytical qualities

The compact, portable COMPANION model chromatograph is a revolution in analysis. It is the result of years of development and despite its compact size it is very effective in the field.

Bring your laboratory with you when out in the field. Among its many features, it offers a wide choice of detectors (up to 6). This product is excellent value for money thanks to its lightness (<15 kgs), its compact carry case, and its range of different features, including temperature programming, a liquid or gas injector, and a touch screen with integrated PC featuring a range of settings.

GC Companion Features

Electronic module

  • Full PC with colour touch-screen to enter and record GC analyses
  • Display showing all parameter measurements and instructions
  • Security limits for all user settings entered
  • Temperature programming of the oven on multiple levels
  • Vector pressure programming on multiple levels
  • Chronological activation of relays, valves and pump
  • Detector Control of all parameters on one page
  • Up to 4 electronic pressure controllers (EPC) with automatic pressure and temperature compensation
  • Modular Configuration of Control, Oven and Detector Cards
  • Digital signal outputs for each detector
  • Universal Power Supply (85-240 Vac) with circuit breaker and filter
  • Power requirements 7 A at 48 VDC
  • Optional DC power supply


  • Up to TWO detectors installed (with 7 to choose from)
  • Programming of T ° up to 300 ° C with 0.1 ° C resolution
  • 24-bit digital USB outputs for the detector
  • EPC pressure control with 0.1 kPa resolution

Oven module

  • Heating column of ambient temperature at 325 ° C
  • Ramp up to 80 ° C / min
  • Fast cooling time from 325 ° to 50 ° C <5 min
  • Multi ramp heating with 0.1 ° C resolution
  • Oven 12.5 x 10.5 x 12.5 cm (filled or capillary columns)
  • Accessories: gas injection valve, additional oven heating valve, sampling pump for gas sample inlet, integrated "Ultra Quiet" compressor for air FID, gas cylinder vector with associated regulator


  • 1 or 2 installed
  • Split / splitless or On column
  • Gas injection by pump / loop (add-on)

Data Communication / Networks

  • Bi-directional communication with common data systems
  • USB Digital output signal
  • Optional Integrated PC with LAN output for total control

GC Companion Key Strengths

  • 7 Detectors to choose from: FID, PID, HID, BCD, NPD, TCD, FPD
  • Microprocessor-controlled
  • Programmable oven controls from 30 ° C to 300 ° C and pressured
  • Up to 80 ° C per minute / cooling 300 ° C to 50 ° C <5 min
  • Injector Heating block / detector from 40 ° C to 300 ° C
  • Injection (see accessories) gas or liquid On column or Split / splitless
  • Up to 2 way Electronic Pressure Regulation (EPC)
  • Ports for mounting two injectors and two detectors (see accessories)
  • LED touch screen
  • USB 2.0 output (to PC / Peaksimple), 0-1 Vdc / 0-5 Vdc and 0-10 Vdc
  • Weight: 12 kg
  • Dimensions: 52 cm x 40 cm x 25 cm (L x W x H)
  • Powerful Peaksimple Acquisition Software
  • Touch screen with PC and Windows XP
  • Accepts all column types (filled, capillary, macrobore etc ...)

GC Companion Uses

The GC COMPANION Portable Chromatograph has a wide range of applications:

  • Environmental
  • Medico-Legal Analysis
  • Homeland Security for Military Applications


  • Choice of 7 detectors
  • Analyses numerous compounds
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Touch-screen, integrated PC
  • Oven module