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ACQUITY Dynamic Leak Test fails on Accumulator Pump A - WKB5338

Article number: 5338

SYMPTOMS

  • Dynamic Leak Test fails on Accumulator Pump A.

ENVIRONMENT

  • ACQUITY UPLC.

CAUSE

Small leak (not visible) at compression fittings causing leak test to fail.

FIX or WORKAROUND

  1. Gently tighten all tubing fittings around pump head.
  2. Inspect and tighten lines going to the vent valve.
  3. Re-prime pump with organic solvent.
  4. Confirm that outlet pressure and pressure ripple are normal when running.
  5. Set to rerun the Dynamic Leak Test several times.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

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