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Low sensitivity on Xevo Triple Quad mass spectrometer - WKB30453

Article number: 30453

SYMPTOMS

Sensitivity decreases with each injection, even when it is of the same standard.

ENVIRONMENT

  • SQ Detector
  • SQ Detector 2
  • TQ Detector
  • Xevo TQ MS
  • Xevo TQD
  • Xevo TQ-GC
  • Xevo TQ-S
  • Xevo TQ-S micro
  • Xevo TQ-XS

CAUSE

Dirty or damaged cone.

FIX or WORKAROUND

  1. Remove the cone.
  2. If it is damaged, replace it. If not, clean it. See: How to clean the cone on a Waters Mass Spectrometer.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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