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How to vent and shut down a quadrupole MS system for a planned power outage - WKB32587

Article number: 32587

OBJECTIVE or GOAL

Safely shut down the LCMS system in preparation for a planned power outage.

ENVIRONMENT

  • MassLynx
  • TQD
  • SQD
  • Xevo TQD
  • SQD2
  • Xevo TQ
  • Xevo TQ-S

PROCEDURE

  1. Turn off LC flow into the source.
  2. Put the MS into Standby mode.
  3. Turn off all gas flows.
  4. Vent the instrument (from the Tune Page Vacuum pull-down menu, choose 'Vent').
  5. Once the system has vented, close MassLynx.
  6. Power-off the MS.
  7. Unplug the main power cable to the MS.
  8. Power-off the LC.
  9. Shut down the PC.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

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