The Thermo Scientific™ Model 55i Methane & Non-Methane Hydrocarbon Analyzer is a back-flush gas chromatography (GC) system designed for automated measurement of methane and non-methane hydrocarbons. Consider these 5 tips and tricks when using your Thermo Scientific Direct Methane & Non-Methane Hydrocarbon Analyzer, Model 55i:
There are several methods to obtain a chromatogram from the Model 55i Methane & Non-Methane Hydrocarbon Analyzer. Many customers utilize the method described in the Technical Bulletin Retrieving Raw Chromatogram Data from the Model 55i.
If you have problems lighting the FID, try these tips below:
The Model 55i has a built in column conditioning routine that elevates the column temperature for eight hours to drive off any contaminates and condition the column. This can be found in the service menu of the Model 55i. Refer to the
Model 55i user manual if you have any questions on how to find this menu option.
Refer to Model 55i Spare Parts Kit when creating your spare-parts strategy If you have a different gas analyzer, visit our spare parts kit information page. To order parts call Customer Service at (866) 282-0430, option 1.
Facilities often use gas cylinders to feed instruments, such as those that feed the Model 55i. It can be difficult to determine how much time is left before the cylinder needs replacement. Use the gas cylinder calculator to determine how many days, hours, and even minutes of gas is remaining.