2-day Comprehensive GC-MS Hardware Training (Markes BenchTOF)

22 May 2017 09:00 - 23 May 2017 17:00, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom


Introduction

What will you learn on this course?

The two-day Comprehensive GC-MS Hardware Training course introduces the fundamental theory of gas chromatography and time-of-flight mass spectrometry along with the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of the Markes BenchTOF MS.

This course includes an introduction to gas chromatograph and time-of-flight mass spectrometry; gas supply and handling; inlets; capillary columns; vacuum system; ionisation including EI and SelecteV; the time-of-flight mass filter; and the detector. The course will train the operator to perform the maintenance required to ensure the smooth running of the instrument. 

The course also discusses the principles of troubleshooting and includes an introduction to troubleshooting and maintenance focusing on leaks, optimisation & diagnostics, GC considerations, vacuum system, ion source, mass filter and MS detector.

It combines a mixture of classroom based presentations with hands-on hardware lab exercises, to give you comprehensive training.

Learning Outcomes

You will learn the theory of gas chromatography and the importance of good chromatography
You will learn the theory & principles of mass spectrometry focusing on the Markes BenchTOF MS
You will learning about the function & operation of individual components of the Markes BenchTOF MS
You will gain experience of adjusting the important GC and MS parameters
You will review gas supply and gas handling, inlets and capillary columns

Who is this course for?

This course is primarily for analysts and technicians responsible for the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of Markes BenchTOF mass spectrometers. Please note that while the hands on GC training will take place on an Agilent 7890 GC on the Markes BenchTOF mass spectrometer, the GC training can be applied to any make or model of gas chromatograph.

Course Venue: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK | arrange this course onsite
Number of days: 2
Price: £665 + VAT

Special offers (discounts cannot be combined):

Early Bird: Book at least 12 weeks in advance and receive a 10% discount for this 2-day course.
Student: Discount of 10% for this 2-day course (valid student ID card required) if booked at least 4 weeks in advance.
RSC Member: Discount of 10% for this 2-day course (membership number required) if booked at least 4 weeks in advance.
ChromSoc Member: Discount of 10% for this 2-day course (membership number required) if booked at least 4 weeks in advance.
Warwick alumni: Discount of 10% for this 2-day course (membership number required) if booked at least 4 weeks in advance.
Group Discount: 4 colleagues from the same company can attend for the price of 3, when attending the same course.
Combine with the 2-day Comprehensive GC-MS Software Training (Markes TOF-DS) course to attend the full 4-day Comprehensive GC-MS Training (Markes BenchTOF with TOF-DS) course for £1230 + VAT.

Venue
The Open University

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

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