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ACQUITY Binary Solvent Manager keeps losing prime - WKB2898

Article number: 2898

SYMPTOMS

  • Pressure fluctuates after being stable for more than an hour
  • Flow not continuous
  • Bubbles observed from the solvent outlet tube during prime

ENVIRONMENT

  • ACQUITY Binary Solvent Manager (BSM)

CAUSE

Debris blocking the check valve.

FIX or WORKAROUND

  1. Sonicate the check valves in a beaker of 100% methanol or acetonitrile for 10-15 minutes.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 


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