Reno, Nevada (February 26, 2009) – Hamilton Company, world leader in fluid measurement, announces the publication of an index booklet that specifies HPLC column selection for 1,393 different compounds. While the majority of the supporting separations were performed by third-party researchers, the index includes applications and chromatograms produced by Hamilton for 487 of the compounds. The new booklet is available free of charge, by e-mail request to: [email protected]. The index is also published on the Hamilton web site, at the following link with clickable links to applications and chromatograms.

“Our new index demonstrates the broad range of compounds that can be successfully separated using our HPLC columns,” commented Mark Carrier, chromatography marketing manager for Hamilton. “The booklet makes it easy for customers to quickly find the right tool.”

Hamilton manufactures more than 16 different polymer-based HPLC columns for reversed phase, anion exchange, cation exchange and ion exclusion separations. The company also offers two silica-based C8 and C18 columns for reversed phase separations.

Hamilton Company is a leading worldwide supplier of precision liquid handling equipment, laboratory automation and storage systems, serving customers in academic and private research laboratories, pharmaceutical and clinical diagnostic companies and governmental institutions. Hamilton maintains headquarters in Reno, Nevada and Bonaduz, Switzerland, both of which house R&D and production facilities. Hamilton has subsidiaries for direct sales and service in many countries and works with a wide distributor network in other regions. Hamilton is a privately held company.