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ACQUITY UPLC Column manager leaks - WKB31964

Article number: 31964

SYMPTOMS

  • System pressure high
  • Leaks from the finger-tight fittings on the post-column valve in the column manager

ENVIRONMENT

  • ACQUITY UPLC Column Manager

CAUSE

If any of the tubing connected from the column manager outlet onward is over-tightened, back pressure builds excessively, making the post-column valve finger-tight connections leak.

FIX or WORKAROUND

  1. Trim the tube ends or replace the tubing completely.
  2.  Remake the connections.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

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