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Maxum Edition II Operation & Maintenance Course (SC-C-MAX1)

  • This course covers operation, maintenance and calibration of the Maxum Edition II Gas Chromatograph and operation of the Maxum Workstation including GC Portal.


  • The course is intended for individuals responsible for maintaining and calibrating the Maxum Edition II Gas Chromatograph.
Type Face-to-face training
Duration 3 days
Language en


  • Introduction to Chromatography
    • Why can a blend of components be separated and detected as a combination of single peaks.
    • Parameters for optional separation
    • Different types of detectors
    • Valveless 'LIVE' Column Switching
  • MAXUM - Physical Structure and Electronic Design
    • Hardware modules, Electronic Enclosure, Analytical Oven
    • Safety relevant guidelines and safe operation of the analyser in possible explosive atmospheres
    • Maintenance
  • Networking
    • Configure the PC
    • Addresses, IP, LOOP, Unit
    • Ethernet, DataNET
    • CAN Boards
  • MAXUM workstation GC Portal
    • MAXUM table editor
    • HMI, online operation
    • Calibration with HMI
    • I/O tables, alarms, limits
    • The *.amd file, backup and restore
    • Development of a method
    • Sequences
    • Instrument Setup
    • Peak tables and integration parameters
    • Calibration with GCP
  • Documentation
    • Data sheet, nonmenclature
    • Using the On-Liine Manuals
    • Alarm Descriptions
  • Valves and their Maintenance
    • Model 50
    • Model 11
    • Siemens Liquid Injection Valve
  • Development of a Method
    • Applets and use of detectors
    • Column switching
    • Electronic pressure regulators and flow adjustment
  • Detector Maintenance
    • Thermal Conductivity Detector (TCD)
    • Flame Ionisation Detector (FID)
    • Flame Photometer Detector (FPD)


  • It would be an advantage for attendees to have basic Chromatography skills.


2,470 GBP


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