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How do I manually prime the seal wash on an ACQUITY QSM or BSM? - WKB78981

Article number: 78981

OBJECTIVE or GOAL

Manually prime the seal wash on an ACQUITY QSM or BSM.

ENVIRONMENT

  • ACQUITY UPLC
  • ACQUITY H-Class
  • ACQUITY I-Class
  • ACQUITY APC
  • ACQUITY Arc

PROCEDURE

  1. Ensure the seal-wash inlet tubing is immersed in the wash solvent.
  2. Remove the seal-wash outlet tubing from the seal-wash waste fitting (on the  right-hand side of the drip tray).
  3. Push the syringe plunger fully into the syringe barrel.
  4. Connect the tubing adapter to the syringe, and then connect the syringe assembly to  the seal-wash system’s outlet tubing.
  5. In the console, select the solvent manager, and then click   Control  >  Prime seal wash  > Yes to begin the seal wash priming process.
  6. Slowly withdraw the syringe plunger, to pull solvent through the system.
  7. When the seal-wash solution begins to flow into the syringe with relatively few air bubbles, click   Control  >  Prime seal wash  to stop the priming process.
  8. Disconnect the tubing from the syringe assembly, and reconnect it to the fitting on the drip tray.

 

Seal Wash Tubing Outlet.PNG

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

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