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Unstable LockSpray beam on QTof - WKB6834

Article number: 6834

SYMPTOMS

  • LockSpray beam is sporadic
  • Increasing the flow rate improves the stability of the LockSpray beam
  • Dropping the desolvation temperature does not help stabilize the LockSpray beam
  • No clicking heard from the LockSpray fluidics

ENVIRONMENT

  • QTof

CAUSE

There is a blockage on the LockSpray probe.

FIX or WORKAROUND

  1. Rebuild the LockSpray probe. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Log into the Waters website and click here to search for the Overview and Maintenance Guide, which describes how to rebuild the LockSpray probe for your particular QTof. 

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