Thinlayer Chromatography

TLC has been used on many occasions, particularly in the analysis of natural gum media - it is often used in conjunction with GC for such analyses but can provide useful information when used alone.

TLC has been used to characterize gum media taken from a 16th-century manuscript: hydrolysed gum samples were separated on silica plates, facilitating the subsequent identification of gum arabic.

Samples of binding media from paint layers were removed from three ancient Egyptian epitaphal stelae on wooden supports, then TLC was used to investigate the nature of the media, revealing the presence of gum tragacanth.

Solar Panel Basics

Solar Panel Basics

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