What's The Best Way To Concentrate Samples?
By Kelly Williams, Market Analyst, Labconco Corporation
There simply is not one correct answer to that question. Freeze drying, evaporating or concentrating samples is frequently a labor intensive, time-consuming step that can have a great effect on results. Concentrating a sample is often the last step before analysis. It is extremely valuable as a result of the time and money already invested. Concentration involves trial and error to determine the best method to evaporate a sample and is dependent on several factors.