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How to set up a solvent delay method event in MassLynx - WKB23296

Article number: 23296

OBJECTIVE or GOAL

Direct the solvent flow to waste at the start of an injection, to avoid putting salts into the MS.

ENVIRONMENT

  • MassLynx
  • Xevo TQ-S

PROCEDURE

In MassLynx:

  1. Click MS method.
  2. Select Options > Method events.
  3. Click Enable.
  4. Confirm that the flow state in the Initial Settings is set to LC if making injection.
  5. Specify the following:
    Time/mins: 0.01
    Event: Solvent Delay
    Action: Begin
  6. Click Add to populate the table with the information from step 5.
  7. Specify:
    Time/mins: 1.5 (or the desired end time)
    Event: Solvent Delay
    Action: End
  8. Click Add to populate the table with the information from step 7.
  9. Click OK.
  10. Select File > Save or Save As to save the method.
  11. Make an injection.

Note: No data is collected while the solvent flow is directed to waste.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

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