Apparatus for pressurizing a removable chromatography cartridge
Patent 5601708 Issued on February 11, 1997. Estimated Expiration Date: September 14, 2015. Estimated Expiration Date is calculated based on simple USPTO term provisions. It does not account for terminal disclaimers, term adjustments, failure to pay maintenance fees, or other factors which might affect the term of a patent.
Chromatography apparatus including an enclosure having a pressurizable chamber sized to removably receive a chromatography cartridge therein and an opening to the chamber, and a cap that closes the opening and has a flow passage for directing a sample to be analyzed to the cartridge, the cap having a sharp protruding member that surrounds the flow opening and makes sealable engagement with the cartridge by digging into the cartridge.