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How to exchange the argon bottle on a Waters MS instrument - WKB32543

Article number: 32543

OBJECTIVE or GOAL

Exchange the argon bottle on a Waters MS.

ENVIRONMENT

  • SYNAPT family
  • Xevo family

PROCEDURE

1. Put the system in Standby mode.
2. Ensure that the trapping gas is OFF.
3. Close the old argon bottle.
4. Connect the new argon bottle, but do not yet open the regulator.
5. Open the regulator on the new bottle.
6. Open partially the 1/8-inch Swagelok collision gas connection at the back of your SYNAPT and let it purge for one minute to remove any air from the line.
7. Tighten the 1/8-inch Swagelok connection.
8. Switch the instrument back into Operate mode.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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