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How to disassemble an ACQUITY UPLC QSM - WKB193250

Article number: 193250

OBJECTIVE or GOAL

Shut down and disassemble a QSM for shipment to the repair center.

ENVIRONMENT

  • ACQUITY UPLC QSM

PROCEDURE

  1. Wash the system with H2O for 20 minutes, and then wash the system with IPA for 20 minutes.
  2. Remove the solvent filters from the solvent bottle and place them in a plastic bag (as shown below).

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  3. Close the control software and power-off all modules on the stack.
  4. Electrically unplug all UPLC modules and mark and remove any cables (Ethernet, signal, I/O, events) from the modules.
    (Marking the cables is important for reinstalling the system when the modules come back from repair. Photos of the cable and tubing are also helpful.)

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  5. Remove fluidics connections:

    - Green PEEK tube, Purge solvent

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    - Syringe waste line, gray tube

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    - Needle wash waste line (corrugated tube)

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    - Inline filter/mixer

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  6. Move the module to a suitable box for shipment. (If a box is not available, ask your local Waters office.)
    Note the dimensions and weight of the module to choose the right box:
    ACQUITY UPLC QSM 34.3 cm X 66.1 cm X 23.8 cm, 27.5 kg
  7. Fill and sign the latest revision of the H&S module provided by Waters.
  8. Attach it to the box and send a PDF copy to the local Waters office.

  9. The Waters office will contact you to arrange the shipment.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

To reinstall the module, attach all of the cables and tubes that were removed.

isopropanol, UPAQSM, UPPQSM, UPQSM, UPQSM+, UPQSMBIO

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