Helium Source in HPLC

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What's the purpose of the regulated helium source going into the solvent reservoirs in HPLC? Is it just to degas the solvents? Does it have any other use?
 

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It degasses the solvents and provides a blanket of Helium over the reservoir to prevent air from dissolving back into the solvent.
 

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