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The PEEK ferrule is stuck in the valve - WKB10632

Article number: 10632

SYMPTOMS

  • Removed the line from the valve, but the ferrule is still stuck inside the valve
  • Fishing out the ferrule with PEEK tubing doesn't work

ENVIRONMENT

  • Mass spectrometer
  • ACQUITY

CAUSE

The ferrule is jammed into the valve port.

FIX or WORKAROUND

  1. Use a Phillips-head screwdriver about the size of the peek tubing.
  2. Push the screwdriver into the hole in the PEEK ferrule.
  3. Once lodged, turn and pull the ferrule out. 

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