Has anyone out there successfully replaced the fused silica capillary
in double-holed needles used by the Thermo Finnigan Gasbench?
Suggestions or tips would be very welcome on how to extract the fused
silica capillary from the needle's interior (what sort of glue is
used?), and rethreading a replacement piece.
Rather than treat these as consumables at ~$400/ea., it would be great
if there were a simple method of replacing the capillary, which is not
only susceptible to clogging (relatively easily solved), but the
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