2-day Comprehensive GC Hardware Training (Agilent GC)

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Course summary

Course approval

This course has been approved by the Royal Society of Chemistry for purposes of Continuing Professional Development (CPD). RSC members receive a discount of 10% for this course (membership number required) if booked at least 6 weeks in advance.

What will you learn on this course?

The two-day Comprehensive GC Hardware Training course introduces the fundamental theory of gas chromatography along with the set-up, maintenance and troubleshooting of the Agilent GC hardware.

The course covers an introduction to gas chromatography, troubleshooting and method development; instrument overview; gases, supply and handling; autosamplers; split-splitless and multi-mode inlets; capillary columns; flame ionisation, electron capture and thermal conductivity detectors.

It combines a mixture of classroom based presentations with practical 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 become familiar with the Agilent Gas Chromatograph and learn about the function & operation of individual GC components
  • You will learn the logical steps of instrument troubleshooting and method development
  • You will have practical experience of performing maintenance on the GC instrument
  • You will review gas supply and gas handling, Agilent autosamplers, Agilent inlets including split-splitless and multi-mode, capillary columns and detectors focusing on FID, ECD and TCD

Who is this course for?

This course is primarily for analysts and technicians responsible for the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of Agilent gas chromatographs.

Delegates should have some knowledge of gas chromatography.

Please note that while hands on training will take place on the Agilent 7890 or 6890 the course is suitable for all models of Agilent gas chromatographs.

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