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March 1 - 5, 2020

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Pittcon Party: Chicago

The biggest party, the biggest night of the week, and the biggest opportunity to brand your company. The Pittcon Party will take place Wednesday evening at the Museum of Science and Industry. It will be a night to remember – and a night for attendees to remember you!

Please contact Maranda Flamm at to discuss sponsorship opportunities for the Pittcon Party.

Quality Environmental Containers - QEC  

Beaver,  WV 
United States
  • Booth: 2418

Protecting Your Sample Integrity™ …Every container …Every time.

Quality Environmental Containers is your single source for a full line of reliable, EPA-compliant, contaminant-free sampling containers: VOA vials, soil jars, glass, and plastics all pre-cleaned to exceed NELAC and EPA standards. Featuring: Qromix™ chromatography vials, closures, septa; Custom-Preserved™ containers prepared for your needs, including UCMR4 methods and PFAS applications; Q-Seal™ leak-proof premium HDPE oblong containers. For Method 5035 QEC has a full line of field preservation kits for soil. Finally, QEC has an excellent selection of sampling accessories, including: Tedlar® bags; caps, closures, labels, custody seals, cooler packing supplies.


QEC-- Protecting your sample integrity

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  • Q-Seal™ precision-sealing containers
    Q-Seal™ HDPE oblongs leak-proof container and closure system combines dependable quality with economic efficiency. Ideal for applications wherever container security is critical....

  • Q-Seal™ technology gives you single-use economy without sacrificing container security-- along with the precision features you want in a leak-proof container:

    Calibrated Graduation Marks (with fill-lines) in ounces and milliliters

    Precision-engineered 720-degree thread engagement and inner sealing ring for leak-proof security

    Smooth-action closures mated with neck finish to seal right the first time and every time

    Heavier gram weight closures that won’t crack or break when torquing.

    Q-Seal™ containers come in 250mL, 500mL and 1000mL sizes.

    Please visit QEC in Booth 2418 for more information and a live demonstration. Stop by anytime, or if you want to schedule a visit time, please contact Michael McCune or Jason Kesterson (800-255-3950).

  • Qromix™ Chromatography by QEC
    Qromix™ Chromatography by QEC provides unsurpassed septa and cap liner sealing integrity. A wide choice of materials and specifications offers you the ideal combinations for your various sealing applications....

  • Reliable chromatography sample analysis begins with choosing the correct vial and compatible closure components, to assure that the results from your sample analyses are as accurate as possible.

    Qromix™ Chromatography by QEC provides a wide choice of materials (both upper and lower barriers as well as elastomers), thicknesses and durometer measurement offer you the ideal combinations for your various sealing applications.

    Qromix™ caps and closures are designed and manufatured specifically to fit Qromix™ vials. Qromix™ screw caps are also ribbed for a surer grip, and a secure seal.

    By selecting Qromix™ Chromatography by QEC you can be assured of consistent American-made quality, as well as vials and closures that are designed to work together for maximum efficiency and protection of your sample integrity.

    Qomix™ means a consistent seal that keeps its promises time and again, improving your results and lowering your overall cost of operation.

    Please visit us in Booth 2418 for more information on the wide selection of Qromix™ vials, closures and septa. Stop by anytime, or to schedule a specific visiting time, please contact Michael McCune or Jason Kesterson (800-255-3950).

    And be sure to ask about our Pittcon in-Booth Show Special-- Buy One/Get One on all Qromix™ products for new chromatography customers.

  • Custom-Preserved™
    Custom-Preserved™ containers are a convenient and time-saving alternative to individual dosing of samples. QEC's Custom-Preserved™ containers are available in any combination of container forms, sizes, and reagent treatments....

  • Preserving containers in advance of use is a frequent and popular choice in the environmental sampling field. 

    QEC can Custom-Preserve™ any QEC container with the preservative or combination of preservatives that your job requires. QEC Custom-Preserved™ containers arrive complete, compliant, and ready to use.

    Complete: Cleaned to your specified preparation level, fully assembled with closures and liners/septa, plus any required labels and seals.

    Compliant: Precise measurement and application of preservatives for the parameter and method you require. OSHA HCS 2012 and DOT compliant product & outside package labels with accompanying safety data sheets.

    Ready-to-Use: Custom-Preserved containers are ready to receive your sample with no further work on your part. Saves time and helps you get samples to the lab promptly.

    QEC's other preserved products include:

    • HCL Vials: 40mL VOA vials preserved with a 1:1 solution of hydrochloric acid and organic-free water
    • 5035 Vials: 40mL VOA vials preserved with sodium bisulfate or methanol for use in Method 5035 soil sampling
    • Custom-Preserved™ CP Dropper: 20mL squeezable LDPE bottle with polypropylene dropper cap for dispensing the desired amount of preservative.
    • Custom-Preserved™ CP Vials: 7mL and 4mL clear Type 1 borosilicate glass vials with polypropylene cap with foam/PTFE liner. CP Vials come prepared with a pre-measured amount of solution/reagent to be added to the sample, eliminating the need to prepare the preservative solution in the field.

    Please visit QEC in Booth 2418 for worry-free Custom-Preserved™ containers that will protect your sample integrity. Stop by anytime, or to schedule a specific visiting time contact Michael McCune or Jason Kesterson (800-255-3950).

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