1-day Hands-on Purge-and-Trap

21 September 2018 09:00-17:00, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom


Course summary
Number of days: 1
Experience level: Intermediate
Type: Generic, applicable to all instrumentation
Teaching method: Face-to-face classroom with practicals in the laboratory
Course venue: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK | See individual dates for other venues
Onsite/offsite availability: Arrange this course just for you
Scheduled course price: £499 + VAT per delegate
 What will you learn on this course?
This one day course is spent learning the theory of purge-and-trap (P&T) and how to modify samples to improve results, then using this knowledge to create P&T methods, analyse samples and experiment with parameters to see the effects.

This course will cover purge and trap.

Learning outcomes
You will learn about and gain practical experience on how to use Purge & Trap as an automated sample preparation technique for GC-MS in great detail
You will learn the fundamental theory of Purge & Trap
You will learn about the types of samples that can be analysed using Purge & Trap
You will learn about and gain practical experience in the various parameters that can be optimised for the technique to improve sensitivity
You will set up and maintain the technique on an instrument
You will learn about the individual steps of Purge & Trap
You will learn the common troubleshooting problems in Purge & Trap
You will learn the Purge & Trap tips and tricks
You will learn about the benefits of using Purge & Trap in the analysis of your samples
Who is this course for?
This course requires knowledge of GC or GC-MS.

Course combinations
Combine with the other 4 hands-on sample preparation techniques, Hands-on Headspace, Hands-on Thermal Desorption, Hands-on Pyrolysis and the Hands-on Purge-and-Trap courses to form the Hands-on Sample Preparation course for £1870 + VAT.
Combine with any of the Hands-on Headspace, Hands-on SPME, Hands-on Thermal Desorption and the Hands-on Pyrolysis courses for a discounted price: 2 days for £925 + VAT; 3 days for £1310 + VAT; 4 days for £1640 + VAT; 5 days for £1870 + VAT.

The Open University

The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, United Kingdom

Organised by

Anthias Consulting Ltd are experts in the separation sciences in the fields of Gas Chromatography (GC), Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) and related techniques.

Contact information
Helen Birdsall
Anthias Consulting Ltd
1 Hamden Way
Papworth Everard
CB23 3UG
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