New, short lead times on OPUS Pre-packed Chromatography Columns

Improve your facility efficiency and ensure supply chain robustness with short lead times on OPUS pre-packed chromatography columns. Take on more projects, faster, while improving visibility and simplifying management of critical raw materials by choosing OPUS.

  • 3 week lead times on OPUS RoboColumn and MiniChrom columns for process development 
  • 4 week lead times on OPUS ValiChrom columns for process validation
  • 8 week lead times on OPUS pre-packed columns: 2.5cm-80cm. Includes our new 36cm column for clinical and commercial manufacturing

OPUS® 2.5 - 80R Pre-packed Columns


OPUS® Pre-packed Chromatography Columns provide linear scale-up from process validation to commercial and GMP manufacturing.

OPUS® MiniChrom® Pre-packed Columns


Designed for bench-scale resin screening, process development, and sample preparation, OPUS® MiniChrom® Columns are pre-packed with user-specified resin and supplied ready to use with any liquid chromatography system. Flexible column dimension configurations (internal diameters, bed heights, volumes) allow comparative evaluation of process parameters and the construction of customized resin libraries.

scientist installing RoboColumns into Tecan fluid handling station

OPUS® RoboColumn® Pre-packed Columns


OPUS® RoboColumn® miniaturized pre-packed columns are designed for automated chromatography process development and sample preparation using robotic liquid handling workstations.

OPUS® ValiChrom® Pre-packed Columns


OPUS® ValiChrom® Columns are glass pre-packed columns that are exact scale-down models of full-scale columns, ideal for process validation, including virus clearance studies.


Use of pre-packed columns in downstream chromatography has increased in response to the needs of multi-product facilities and initiatives focused on reducing change over time. In particular, adopters of pre-packed columns have realized the following benefits:

  • 迅速で簡単なセットアップ
  • 迅速な切り替え(カラムのパッキング、アンパッキング、クリーニングの検証なし)
  • 複数生成物設備における運用上の柔軟性
  • 資本支出の削減
  • 運用コストの削減
  • カラムパッキングの問題を解消


The ability of pre-packed column suppliers to focus their operations on column packing results in more consistently packed columns over time.  This allows a bioprocessing facility to outsource column packing, a non-value added step for making therapeutic proteins, and no longer worry about column packing issues. This transfer of operational risk helps adopters of pre-packed columns to maintain leaner operations and focus on the most critical aspects of making and purifying therapeutic proteins. 

As the industry evolves to incorporate continuous processing, pre-packed columns are a perfect fit for multi-column chromatography. Banks of multiple pre-packed columns can be delivered ready to run eliminating the need for multiple self-packed columns. In addition, the potential for pre-packed columns to be gamma sterilized provides a compelling value proposition for companies looking to implement multi-column chromatography.