I have unstable flows and pressure, what could this be?
- Most common error is a leak. Replace the septa and check for leaks. Also replace the ferrule and install the column.
- Check if column parameters are set correctly. (done in the configuration menu)
- Check the split line filter, please replace it for a new one.
OPTIC-4; 2406-4025 OPTIC-4 Split Line Filter Assembly
OPTIC-3; H200050A OPTIC-3 Split Line Charcoal Filter Assy
- Check if pressure to the OPTIC from the bottle is enough (4 - 6 BAR)
- With a LINEX check if the AIR supply pressure is 5 - 6 BAR.
How to check for leaks when you have OPTIC-3
How to check for leaks when you have OPTIC-4
To understand if the Split Line Filter or Split Line is partially blocked try the following: Set the OPTIC into Standby, set a high column flow (4 ml/min) wait for the unit to reach the setpoint. Next reduce the column flow back to 1 ml/min with a split flow of 100 ml/min. The 1 ml/min should be reached fast, if this takes a long time, most likely the split line or filter is dirty.