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Thermo Scientific Training Courses
The key to your laboratory’s success
2016 Training Programme Benelux
Invest in Yourself
People are the most valuable assets in any lab. We offer comprehensive, professional training
and certification through a complete course portfolio that can help you achieve the most from
your instrumentation and results.
Our ultimate goal is to provide you with a total solution for your analytical needs, and so
we offer a wide range of training courses on:
• Instrument operation - hardware and software
• Instrument maintenance
• Software and applications
Optimal classroom settings and world-class instructors will enhance your learning
experience and allow you to gain greater productivity. As experts in their disciplines,
our experienced specialists can provide a variety of education solutions to ensure
that students are able to get the most value from their investment and achieve
relative practical and theoretical knowledge. A range of venues are available for your
convenience: on-site or at one of our Centers of Excellence.
We look forward to discussing your training needs and working with you to ensure
your success with our products.
Table of Contents
Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry (LSMS)
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Proteomics
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Small Molecules
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Training Schedule 201617
Chromatography
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GC
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GC-MS
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Chromeleon Software24
Ion Chromatography25
HPLC Systems 27
Accelerated Solvent Extraction - ASE 29
On-Site training courses 30
Training Schedule 2016 31
Trace Elemental Analysis
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Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS)33
Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectroscopy (ICP-OES)34
Training Schedule 201635
Inorganic Mass Spectrometry
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ICP-MS
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Training Schedule 2016 38
Molecular Spectroscopy
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FT-IR
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Training Schedule 2016
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Discrete Industrial Analyzers (DIA)
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Discrete Analysis
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Advance your Knowledge
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How to Register
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Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry
Invest in Yourself. Whether you would like to enhance your learning experience or gain
greater productivity, the Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry courses are designed to ensure
each student has time to address their specific topics of interest. The courses offer both
practical and theoretical training and are taught by experienced and certified instructors.
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Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry
Proteomics
Training: Ion Trap and LTQ Orbitrap Biotech Operations
Course Objective:
This course is designed for users that have previous LC-MS experience and are interested in protein and peptide analysis. It is specific to the
Thermo Scientific™ LTQ Orbitrap™ and ion trap mass spectrometers and will include instruction for electrospray ionization (ESI) of proteins and
peptides, instruction for setting up dynamic and static nanospray (NSI), calibration and basic maintenance, setup and optimization of various
data-dependent acquisition methods. In addition, there will be an in depth discussion of qualitative analysis and processing of accurate mass
methods with Thermo Scientific™ Xcalibur™, Proteome Discoverer™ and SIEVE™ software programs. When ETD training is requested, the
following topics can be incorporated to the course timetable: maintenance of ETD source, optimization, tuning and calibration of the ETD
components, experimental set-up, ETD data processing.
The course material includes:
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Ion Trap and Orbitrap Theory
Tuning and Calibration
Hands-on ESI and NSI MS
Data Dependent Method Design
Post-Translational Modification Methods
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Parallel Detection Methods
Accurate Mass Methods
Xcalibur Software for Qualitative Methods
Proteome Discoverer Software
Basic Thermo Scientific LTQ Maintenance
This course is offered at customer site only
Training: Q Exactive Biotech Operations
Course Objective:
This course is designed for users that have previous LC-MS experience and are interested in protein and peptide analysis. It is specific to
the Thermo Scientific™ Q Exactive™ mass spectrometer and will include instruction for electrospray ionization (ESI) of proteins and peptides,
instruction for setting up dynamic and static nanospray (NSI), calibration and basic maintenance, setup and optimization of the various data
dependent acquisition methods. In addition, there will be an in depth discussion of qualitative analysis and processing of accurate mass
methods with Thermo Scientific Xcalibur, Proteome Discoverer, FT and SIEVE software programs. Information on the Thermo Scientific™
Pinpoint software can be also be included in the training course.
The course material includes:
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Quadrupole and Orbitrap Theory
Quadrupole and Orbitrap Hardware Instrument Tuning and Calibration
Nano-flow LC Method Development
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Data Dependent and Multiplexing Method Design
Xcalibur Set Up and Processing
Proteome Discoverer Software
Processing of Post Translation Modification Methods
Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry
Proteomics
Training: TSQ Biotech Operations
Course Objective:
The aim of this training course is to familiarize the new Thermo Scientific™ TSQ™ mass spectrometer user with instrument operation for the
purposes of protein and peptide quantitation. It includes instruction for electrospray (ESI) and nanospray (NSI) ionization of proteins and peptides,
instrument calibration and tuning, data collection, maintenance and functionality of Thermo Scientific Xcalibur and Pinpoint software packages.
The training content can be customized according to the customer’s specific needs.
The course material includes:
• TSQ Hardware and Theory
• Tuning and Calibration
• Hands-on ESI and NSI MS
•Maintenance
• Parameters necessary for Good Quantitation
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Xcalibur Software for Quantitative Methods
Pinpoint Software
Instrument Method Development
Data Processing
Introduction to Skyline
This course is offered at customer site only
Training: Fusion Biotech Operations
Course Objective:
This course is designed for users who have previous LC-MS experience and are interested in protein and peptide analysis. It is specific to
the Thermo Scientific™ Orbitrap Fusion™ and Fusion Lumos Tribrid Mass Spectrometers and will include instruction for electrospray ionization
(ESI) of proteins and peptides, instruction for setting up dynamic and static nanospray (NSI), calibration and basic maintenance, and setup
and optimization of various data-dependent acquisition methods. In addition, there will be an in depth discussion of qualitative analysis and
processing of accurate mass methods with Thermo Scientific Xcalibur, Proteome Discoverer, and SIEVE software programs. When ETD training
is requested, the following topics can be incorporated to the course timetable: maintenance of ETD source, optimization, tuning and calibration
of the ETD components, experimental set-up, ETD data processing.
The course material includes:
• Dual Pressure Linear Ion Trap, Quadrupole and Orbitrap Theory
• Basic Tune and Calibration
• Hands-on ESI and NSI MS
• Data Dependent Method Design
• Post-Translational Modification Methods
This course is offered at customer site only
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• Parallel Detection Methods
• Accurate Mass Methods
• Proteome Discoverer Software
• Basic Maintenance
Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry
Proteomics
Training: Proteome Discoverer Software
Course Objective:
The aim of this training course is to provide new users with the ability to use the Thermo Scientific Proteome Discoverer software to its full
potential. Proteome Discoverer is a flexible, expandable software platform for the analysis of qualitative and quantitative proteomics data.
Detailed presentations will be given on all modules together with hands on exercises in order to ensure understanding of all the processes.
The students will become familiar with database manipulation, database search parameters as well as the interpretation of results. By the end
of the course they should be able to apply all software tools for their own purposes.
Training: SIEVE Software
Course Objective:
Thermo Scientific SIEVE software provides label-free quantitative differential expression analysis of proteins and peptides from the comparison
of multiple LC/MS datasets. It is a statistically rigorous tool for analyzing data from biomarker discovery experiments. This course will allow
the new user to use all modules of the software successfully. The students will become familiar with chromatographic alignment, statistical
evaluation and database searching. By the end of the course they should be able to apply all software tools for their own purposes.
Training: PepFinder Software
Course Objective:
For biotherapeutic proteins to be effective, they must be produced in biologically active forms with proper folding and post-translation
modifications (PTMs).
Thermo Scientific™ PepFinder software makes it easy to define the target protein sequence, select a proteolytic digest enzyme, and assign
known and potential post-translational modifications to search. Protein sequences can be imported from FASTA and text files, or sequences can
be pasted into a text box.
The aim of this training course is to provide new users with the ability to use PepFinder software to its full potential.The user will be able to
create automated workflows necessary for an in-depth characterization of biotherapeutic proteins (glycopeptides identification, disulfide bond
mapping, quantification of PTM’s including oxidation, deamidation, phosphorylation). The users will also learn how to perform error tolerant and
amino acid searches as well as processing Peptide Mapping raw data.
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Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry
Proteomics
Training: Pinpoint software
Course Objective:
The aim of this training course is to provide new users with the ability to use the Pinpoint software to its full potential in combination with TSQ,
LTQ Orbitrap or Q Exactive data. Pinpoint software assists in the fast development of quantitative protein/peptide assays and provides a great tool
for processing data from quantitative analyses. The course will cover all aspects of the identification, characterisation and quantification
of biological samples, providing a complete start-to-finish workflow for biomarker ID and verification. MSn and High-Resolution/Accurate
customized for the customer’s needs and this module can also be combined with the TSQ, LTQ orbitrap and Q Exactive Biotech Operations
courses on offer.
Training: ProSightPC Software
Course Objective:
The aim of this training course is to provide new users with the ability to use Thermo Scientific™ ProSightPC software to its full potential.
ProSightPC is an all round tool for identification and characterization of both intact proteins and peptides. It enables high-throughput processing
of all accurate-mass MS/MS data, whether from top-down, middle-down or bottom-up experiments including the characterization of proteins
with known PTMs. Detailed presentations will be given on all the options available with hands on exercises in order to ensure understanding
of all the processes. The course will cover all the steps from software setup to data reporting, including the use of the multiple search modes
available to determine the exact protein sequence including modifications and alternative splicing.
Training: Protein Deconvolution Software
Course Objective:
The aim of this training course is to provide new users with the ability to use Thermo Scientific™ Protein Deconvolution software to its full
potential. Protein Deconvolution significantly improves the identification and characterization of intact proteins from mass spectrometric data. It
is the only protein deconvolution software available today that takes full advantage of the ultra-high-resolution, accurate-mass data produced by
Orbitrap-based mass spectrometers. Detailed presentations will be given on all the options available with hands on exercises in order to ensure
understanding of all the processes. The course will cover all the steps necessary to the use of the two built-in algorithms (Xtract and ReSpect),
deconvoluted data handling and reporting. Guidelines on intact protein analysis for Thermo Scientific mass spectrometers will also be provided.
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Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry
Small Molecules
Training: Fusion Operations
Course Objective:
The Fusion Operations course is designed for users that have previous LC-MS experience and would like to familiarize themselves with the
Orbitrap Fusion mass spectrometer. The course will cover API and ion trap theory, tuning, calibration, data collection, general functionality
of the Xcalibur software and main workflows for additional processing softwares. The emphasis of the training is on small molecule analysis,
accurate mass applications and data processing.
The course material includes:
• Dual Pressure Linear Ion Trap, Quadrupole and Orbitrap Theory
• Basic Tune and Calibration
• Compound Tuning for MS and MS/MS Purposes
• Data Dependent Method Design
• Introduction to Qual Browser/Freestyle
• Accurate Mass Methods
• Parallel Detection Methods
• Introduction to Elemental Composition and Structure Elucidation
Training: Ion Trap Operations
Course Objective:
The aim of this training course is to familiarize the new ion trap user with basic instrument operation, including API and ion trap theory (linear
and 3D, single and dual traps), tuning, calibration, data collection, maintenance, and general functionality of the Xcalibur software package.
The focus of this course is small molecule analysis for both qualitative and quantitative purposes. No attempt is made to teach protein mapping
or peptide sequencing. Students desiring focused instruction on peptide/protein analysis should explore the possibility of taking one of the
Biotech courses on offer, in lieu of this course.
The course material includes:
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Ion Trap Theory
Tuning and Calibration
Hands-on APCI and ESI MS
Instrument Method Development for LC/MS
This course is offered at customer site only
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Multi-Stage MS Method Building
Quantitative Analysis
Xcalibur Software
Basic Maintenance
Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry
Small Molecules
Training: LTQ Orbitrap Operations
Course Objective:
The LTQ Orbitrap Operations course is designed for users that have previous LC-MS experience and would like to familiarize themselves with
the LTQ Orbitrap mass spectrometer. The course will cover API and ion trap theory, tuning, calibration, data collection and general functionality
of the Xcalibur software. The emphasis of the training is on small molecule analysis, accurate mass applications and data processing.
The course material includes:
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LTQ 2D Ion Trap and Orbitrap Theory (Single and Dual Traps)
Basic Tune and Calibration
Compound Tuning for MS and MS/MS Purposes
Instrument Method Development for LC/FTMS
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Introduction to Qual Browser/Freestyle
Accurate Mass Methods
Data Dependent Analysis
Introduction to Elemental Composition and Structure Elucidation
This course is offered at customer site only
Training: Metabolite Identification
Course Objective:
The aim of this training course is to familiarize new Thermo Scientific mass spectrometer users with optimal instrument operation and software
options for performing efficient identification of metabolites. The course will cover API and MS theory, tuning, calibration, data collection and
general functionality of the Xcalibur software. In addition, data processing for the purposes of metabolite identification will be performed
using Thermo Scientific software packages.
The course material includes:
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MS Theory
Basic Tune and Calibration
Compound Tuning for MS and MS/MS purposes
Method Development
Data Dependent Analysis and Accurate Mass Methods
This course is offered at customer site only
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• Introduction to Qual Browser/Freestyle
• Identification of Metabolites using Compound Discoverer
• Structure Elucidation using Compound Discoverer
Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry
Small Molecules
Training: Structure Elucidation of Unknowns
Course Objective:
The aim of this training course is to familiarize new Thermo Scientific MS users with optimal instrument operation and software options for
performing efficient structure elucidation of unknown small molecules such as: impurities in synthetic samples, toxic compounds, explosives,
environmental components, etc. The course will cover API and MS theory, tuning, calibration, data collection and general functionality of
the Xcalibur software.
The course material includes:
• Ion Trap and Orbitrap Theory
• Basic Tune and Calibration
• Compound Tuning for MS and MS/MS Purposes
• Method Development
• Data Dependent Analysis and Accurate Mass Methods
This course is offered at customer site only
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• Introduction to Qual Browser/Freestyle
• Component Detection using Compound Discoverer and m/z Cloud
• Creation and Interrogation of Libraries in Compound Discoverer
and m/z Cloud
• Spectra Interpretation using Compound Discoverer and m/z Cloud
Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry
Small Molecules
Training: SIEVE Software
Course Objective:
Thermo Scientific SIEVE software provides a label-free quantitative analysis of metabolic pools by comparison of multiple LC-MS datasets.
It can be used to compare the metabolomes of control versus treated samples as well as from time-course experiments. This course will
enable the new user to utilize all the modules of this software package in order to perform statistically valid metabolome experiments.
The course topics include a familiarization with chromatographic alignments, statistical evaluation of metabolic pool sizes and exact mass
database queries. By the end of the course the student will be able to apply all software tools to fulfill their experimental requirements.
Training: Compound Discoverer Software
Course Objective:
The aim of this training course is to provide new users with the ability to use the Thermo Scientific™ Compound Discoverer™ software to its full
potential.
Compound Discoverer software ensures confident compound identification and structural elucidation in applications as diverse as pharmaceutical
metabolism, impurity analysis, forensic toxicology, and environmental research. The software helps researchers plan how data will be collected,
organized, stored and reported with the final result in mind. Its node-assembled processing workflows, advanced algorithms, and study-oriented
data storage allow users to quickly process and assemble data collected from multiple samples into a unified report.
The training course will cover all the aspects of the software including:
• Isotope pattern trace
• Fragment ion search trace
• Multiple mass defect filtering
•Expected compound search including dealkylation and
dearylation predictions and transformation products
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•Untargeted compound detection with isotope and
adduct grouping
• Fragment ion search (FISh) and structure annotations
• Compare with control experiments
•Reporting
Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry
Small Molecules
Training: TSQ Operations
Course Objective:
The aim of this training course is to familiarize the new TSQ user with instrument operation including atmospheric pressure ionization,
quadrupole principles, compound tuning, instrument calibration, data collection, maintenance and general functionality of Xcalibur and Thermo
Scientific™ TraceFinder™ software packages. The focus of this training course is small molecule quantitation and the different approaches
enabled by hardware and software in this field will be explored. Customers interested in the quantitation of peptides and proteins should choose
the TSQ Biotech Operations course instead.
The course material includes:
• TSQ Hardware Components
• TSQ Scan Modes
• TSQ Instrument Control
• Quantitation using TraceFinder
• Reporting
• User Maintenance
Training: Exactive Operations
Course Objective:
The aim of this training course is to familiarize the new Thermo Scientific™ Exactive™ mass spectrometer user with the Orbitrap technology.
This will cover API and Orbitrap theory, tuning, calibration, data collection and general functionality of the Thermo Scientific Xcalibur and
TraceFinder software packages. The emphasis of the training is on small molecule analysis, accurate mass applications and data processing.
The course material includes:
• Overview of Theory and Practical Operation of the
Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Mass Analyzer
• System Tuning and Calibration Procedures
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• Preventative Maintenance and Troubleshooting Procedures
• Method and Sequence Setup
• Data Processing and Reporting
Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry
Small Molecules
Training: Q Exactive Operations
Course Objective:
The aim of this training course is to familiarise the new Q Exactive user with Orbitrap technology. The training agenda covers API, Quadrupole
and Orbitrap theory, tuning, calibration, data collection and general functionality of the Thermo Scientific Xcalibur and TraceFinder software
packages. The emphasis of the training course is on small molecule analysis both from a qualitative and quantitative point of view, on accurate
mass applications and data processing.
The course material includes:
• Overview of Theory and Practical Operation of the
Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Mass Analyzer
• System Tuning and Calibration Procedures
• Preventative Maintenance and Troubleshooting Procedures
• Method and Sequence Setup
• Data Processing and Reporting
Training: Transcend II Operations
Course Objective:
The aim of this training course is to familiarize the new user with Thermo Scientific™ TurboFlow™ technology that can be used in conjunction
with Thermo Scientific mass spectrometers and allows elimination of sample preparation techniques. The training will cover the theory of
turbulent flow chromatography, hardware setup and maintenance, method development and data acquisition. The students will be guided
through all principles of operation and hands on examples will be used for successful method development.
The course material includes:
• Theory of Turbulent Flow Chromatography
• Hardware Set Up: Autosampler, Injector Ports, Loading and
Eluting Pumps, Multiple Column Module (MCM)
• Acquisition and processing Software: Method Creation, Batch
Set Up, Pressure Trace Read Backs
This course is offered at customer site only
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• Quick Elute Methods
• Focus Mode Method Set Up
- Turbo Flow Column Selection
- Elution Optimization from Analytical Columns
- Method Variables
Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry
Small Molecules
Training: EQuan
Course Objective:
The aim of this course is to familiarize the new user with the Thermo Scientific™ EQuan large volume injection technique. The training will
cover the principles of operation and the theory of the method, hardware setup and maintenance, method setup and data acquisition. All
considerations with respect to large volume injections will be discussed. This training module can be combined with any of the instrument
Operations courses on offer.
This course is offered at customer site only
Training: TraceFinder Software
Course Objective:
Thermo Scientific™ TraceFinder™ is a software package with built-in workflows that have been developed to assist in routine analysis of
small molecules applications. The aim of this training course is to enable the users to implement fully automated acquisition and processing
workflows. Detailed presentations will be given on all TraceFinder functionalities together with hands on exercises in order to ensure
understanding of all the processes. The software setup, user selection and all the steps necessary for data collection and processing, data
analysis and report generation will be covered. This training module can be combined with any of the instrument Operations courses on offer.
Training: LipidSearch
Course Objective:
Thermo Scientific LipidSearch software provides automatic identification and relative quantification of cellular lipid molecular species from large
amounts of mass spectrometric data obtained in nano-infusion or LC-MS experiments. During the course you will learn how to use the software
for different analysis conditions. The student will use practical examples to explore the lipid database, the ID module and how to perform
relative quantitation. The various output options will be discussed. By the end of the student will be able to use LipidSearch to successfully
analyse their lipidomics data.
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Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry
Small Molecules
Training: MSQ Plus Operations
Course Objective:
The aim of this training course is to familiarize the new Thermo Scientific™ MSQ™ mass spectrometer Plus user with instrument operation
including atmospheric pressure ionization, quadrupole principles, compound tuning, instrument calibration, data collection, maintenance and
general functionality of the Thermo Scientific ™ Dionex™ Chromeleon™ software package. The focus of this course is small molecule analysis
for both qualitative and quantitative purposes.
The course material includes:
• MSQ Hardware Components
• Maintenance
• Tuning and Mass Calibration
• Compound Optimization and Method Development
• Quantitative SIM Analysis by Electrospray
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• Quantitation using Chromeleon
• Quantitation by APCI
• Cone Fragmentation
• Qualitative Processing
Training Schedule 2016
We currently don’t offer any LSMS courses in our facility in Breda. However all the courses described in the brochure
can be offered at customer sites. LSMS courses are offered at the following facilities:
• Hemel Hempstead, UK
• Villebon sur Yvette, France
For information on training dates and tuition language, please refer to the corresponding brochure.
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Chromatography
Real-World Knowledge. For experienced and new users to our extensive line of
Chromatography instruments, we offer both practical and theoretical training courses
taught by experienced and certified instructors. Course sizes are kept to a minimum
to ensure each student has access to instruments, as well as time to address their
specific topics of interest.
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Chromatography
GC
Training: GC Operations
Course Objective:
The aim of this course is to familiarize the new Thermo Scientific GC user with basic instrument operation including gas chromatography
theory and optimization, routine maintenance, data acquisition and data processing.
The course material includes:
• GC Theory & Optimization
• GC Routine Maintenance
• GC Method and Sequence Set up
This course is offered at customer site only
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• Calibration strategies
• Evaluation of Quantitative Data
•Reporting
Chromatography
GC-MS
Training: ISQ Operations
Course Objective:
The aim of this training course is to familiarize the new Thermo Scientific™ ISQ™ GC-MS system user with basic instrument operation
including gas chromatography, optimization for mass spectrometry, maintenance, EI, CI and quadrupole theory, tuning, calibration, data
acquisition, data processing and the general functionality of the Thermo Scientific Xcalibur software package.
The course material includes:
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GC Theory and Optimisation (EI and CI)
Quadrupole Theory
GC and ISQ Hardware and Maintenance
Scan Functions
• Qualitative Set Up and Processing
• Quantitative Set Up and Processing
• Introduction to new software packages for GC-MS
Training: TSQ 8000 Evo Operations
Course Objective:
The aim of this training course is to familiarize new users of the Thermo Scientific™ TSQ™ 8000 Evo system with basic instrument operation
including gas chromatography optimization for mass spectrometry, maintenance, EI, CI and quadrupole theory, tuning, calibration, data
acquisition, automated SRM development, data processing and the general functionality of the Thermo Scientific TraceFinder software
package.
The course material includes:
• GC Theory and Optimization (EI and CI)
• Quadrupole Theory
• GC and TSQ 8000 Hardware and Maintenance
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• Scan Functions
• Qualitative Set Up and Processing with Xcalibur and Tracefinder
• Quantitative Set Up and Processing with Xcalibur and Tracefinder
Chromatography
GC-MS
Training: Q Exactive GC-MS/MS Operations
Course Objective:
The aim of this training course is to familiarize new users of the Thermo Scientific™ Q Exactive™ GC Orbitrap™ GC-MS/MS system with basic
instrument operation including gas chromatography optimization for mass spectrometry, maintenance, EI, CI, MS/MS and Orbitrap theory, tuning,
calibration, data acquisition, data processing and the general functionality of the TraceFinder software package.
The course material includes:
• GC Theory and MS Source Optimization (EI and CI)
• High resolution and accurate mass: definitions
• Orbitrap Theory
• GC and Q Exactive Hardware and Maintenance
• Scan Functions
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• Qualitative Set Up and Processing TraceFinder
– Target screening with a database
– Deconvolution and High Resolution screening
• Quantitative Set Up and Processing TraceFinder
Chromatography
GC-MS
DFS Instrument Operator Training for Quantitative Applications
Course Objective:
The general objective of the Thermo Scientific™ DFS™ instrument operator training for quantitative applications is to introduce the new user to
quantitative GC/HRMS techniques using dioxin/furan analysis as an example. The course will familiarize users with the operational techniques
and data evaluation procedures needed for high resolution GC/MS MID methods for isotope dilution techniques, following EPA method 1613 for
the analysis of Dioxins/Furans. Please note that for this course, knowledge of the EPA method 1613 or equivalent methods is required, as well as
proficient understanding of mass spectrometry (MS). The participants should have experience in the field of chromatographic analysis, especially
in gas chromatography.
The course material includes:
• Introduction into the Hardware and Basics of the
Dual Data Acquisition
• Instrument setup for Dual Data Analysis
• Troubleshooting and Maintenance of the
Dual Data Configuration.
DFS Dual Data Operator Training
Course Objective:
The general objective of the DFS Dual Data Operator training course is to introduce Dual Data acquisition for high throughput applications. For
this course, a proficient understanding of mass spectrometry and DFS operation is expected. The participants should have the Dual Data option
on the DFS system.
The course material includes:
• Introduction into the Hardware and Basics of the
Dual Data Acquisition
• Instrument setup for Dual Data Analysis
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• Troubleshooting and Maintenance of the
Dual Data Configuration
Chromatography
GC-MS
Training: Xcalibur Software
Course Objective:
This course is designed to familiarize the student with the operation of Xcalibur software for use in qualitative and quantitative analysis.
Detailed presentations will be given on all Xcalibur modules together with hands on exercises in order to ensure understanding of all the
processes. The students will become familiar with the subjects of method and sequence set-up, data manipulation, automated processing
and report generation. By the end of the course they should be able to apply all software tools for their own purposes.
Training: TraceFinder Software
Course Objective:
TraceFinder is a software package with built-in workflows that have been developed to assist in routine analysis of environmental and food
residue applications. The aim of this training course is to provide new users with the ability to use the software to its full potential. Detailed
presentations will be given on all TraceFinder functionalities together with hands on exercises in order to ensure understanding of all the
processes. The software setup, user selection and all the steps necessary for data collection and processing, data analysis and report
generation will be covered. This training module can be combined with any of the instrument Operations courses on offer.
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Chromeleon Software
Training: Introduction to Chromeleon 7 – Level 1
Course Outline
• Getting started
• General navigation
• Basic sequencing and programming
• Basic calibration
• Manual and automatic instrument operation
• Collecting data
• Data processing
• Specially requested topics (time permitting)
Who Should Attend?
This course has been designed for chromatographers who are new to the Chromeleon workstation or for existing
users who require refresher training.
Training: Next Steps in Chromeleon 7 – Level 2
Course Outline
• Advanced sequencing and programming
• Queries
• Building and managing eWorkflows
• System suitability testing
• Report writing and editing
• Specially requested topics (time permitting
Who Should Attend?
This course has been designed for experienced users of Chromeleon or delegates who have attended the
Introductory course.
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Ion Chromatography (IC)
Training: Ion Chromatography Theory & Troubleshooting Course
Course Objective:
• Basic Ion Chromatography theory
• System functions
• Frontline hardware maintenance
• Column care
• Developing troubleshooting skills
Courses are grouped to maximise the best utilization for the operator on their particular product line.
Who Should Attend?
The courses are designed to help users who are new to the technique and instrumentation of Ion Chromatography
or for those who want to enhance their theoretical understanding of Ion Chromatography and wish to carry out
frontline maintenance.
Which Systems are Covered?
Thermo Scientific™ Dionex ICS-900, Dionex ICS-1000, Dionex ICS-1100, Dionex ICS-1500, Dionex ICS-1600,
Dionex ICS-2000, Dionex ICS-2100, Dionex ICS-3000, Dionex ICS-5000 and Dionex ICS-5000+ systems.
Training: HPAEC-PAD Theory & Troubleshooting Course
Course Objective:
• Fundamentals of Electrochemical Detection
• System functions
• Frontline hardware maintenance
• CarboPac column care
• Developing troubleshooting skills
Who Should Attend?
The courses are designed to help users who are new to the technique and instrumentation of Ion Chromatography
or for those who want to enhance their theoretical understanding of Ion Chromatography with electrochemical
detector and wish to carry out frontline maintenance.
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Ion Chromatography (IC)
Training: IC Method Development
Course Objective:
• Increase of actual skills for method development
• Discussions about separation and detection techniques
• Making a roadmap of method development
• Use of “Virtual Column”
•Discussions of Examples which can be
used in own environment
Who Should Attend?
You should have a basic knowledge of Ion Chromatography.
Training: Carbohydrates Method Development
Course Objective:
• Understand and explain the workflow for Carbohydrates analysis
• Identify the key parameters that affect Carbohydrates detection
• Understand best practices for Carbohydrates sample preparation
• Increase overall skills in method development
Who Should Attend?
You should have a basic knowledge of Ion Chromatography.
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• Discussions about separation and detection techniques
• Making a roadmap of method development
• Use of “Virtual Column”
• Discussions of Examples which can be used in own environment
HPLC Systems
Training: Theory and Troubleshooting Course for UltiMate 3000
Course Outline
• A basic introduction to HPLC.
• Understanding of the practical aspects of the instrument.
• Practical tips to improve system performance.
• Information regarding useful operation parameters.
•An overall familiarization of the Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ UltiMate™ 3000 systems.
• Effectively detecting, troubleshooting and rectifying common issues.
• Performing instrument maintenance.
• Carrying out relevant diagnostic tests.
• Experience from hands-on laboratory exercises.
• Replacing common HPLC parts.
Who Should Attend?
This course has been designed for new users or potential users of the UltiMate 3000 HPLC and UltiMate
3000 RSLC (Rapid Separation) systems and for those who wish to carry out frontline maintenance.
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HPLC Systems
Training: Theory and Troubleshooting Course for Vanquish
Course Outline
• A basic introduction to HPLC.
• Understanding of the practical aspects of the instrument.
• Practical tips to improve system performance.
• Information regarding useful operation parameters.
• An overall familiarization of the Thermo Scientific™ Vanquish™ and Vanquish Flex systems.
• Effectively detecting, troubleshooting and rectifying common issues.
• Performing instrument maintenance.
• Carrying out relevant diagnostic tests.
• Experience from hands-on laboratory exercises.
• Replacing common HPLC parts.
Who Should Attend?
This course has been designed for new users or potential users of the Vanquish and Vanquish Flex systems
and for those who wish to carry out frontline maintenance.
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Accelerated Solvent Extraction (ASE)
Introduction to Accelerated Solvent Extraction (ASE)
Course Outline
• Theory of Accelerated Solvent Extraction.
• Sample operation.
• Method development using ASE technology.
• Optimizing extraction conditions.
• Overview of instruments operation.
Who Should Attend?
This course is suitable for users of any Thermo Scientific Dionex ASE Accelerated Solvent Extractor product to develop
their skills and understanding of the Dionex ASE™ systems.
This course is offered at customer site only
Maintenance and Troubleshooting for Accelerated Solvent Extraction
Course Outline
• Troubleshooting Dionex ASE Systems.
• Performing instrument maintenance.
• Hands-on laboratory exercises.
• Replacing essential parts when required.
Who Should Attend?
This course has been designed for users of any Dionex ASE product who want to develop their practical skills using
ASE technology. This course is ideal as a follow up from the Accelerated Solvent Extraction Course.
This course is offered at customer site only
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On-Site Training Course
Course Description
On-site training provides your company with the opportunity to create a custom made course which meets
your specific requirements. Customized training courses of various lengths and content can be designed
and held in your training facility, laboratory or at one of our locations.
Courses can include any of the topics covered in the previous pages plus:
• Software Features for Photodiode Array Detection
• Software Features for Report Publishing
• Using Chromeleon to Comply with 21 CFR 11
• Chromeleon Software Features for Administrators
• Advanced Software Features for Fraction Collection
• Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ ASE™ instruments
• AutoTrace Solid Phase Extraction
• Electrochemical and CAD Detectors
• Dionex Ultimate Nano and Capillary LC Systems operations
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Training Schedule 2016
COURSE
Introduction to Chromeleon 7.2
– Level 1
Next Steps in Chromeleon 7.2
– Level 2
Ion Chromatography
– Theory and Troubleshooting
Ion Chromatography
– Method Development
JAN FEB MAR APRMAYJUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
21720 19-20
11-12
10
24-25
10
8-9
09
15-16
24-25
1222
Theory and Troubleshooting
Course for U3000
22-2319
22-24
18-19
17-19
HPAEC-PAD Theory
Method Development
23-24
20
25-26
24-25
Carbohydrates Method
24-25
20-21
Development1323
Breda, tuition in Dutch.
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Trace Elemental Analysis
Optimize Your Processes. From AAS to ICP, our experience and intrinsic knowledge
of the market will help you expedite applications and streamline your process for
maximum efficiency and productivity. Whether it’s environmental, petrochemical or
clinical, our experienced instructors will prepare you to operate your instrument and
software with ease.
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Trace Elemental Analysis
Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS)
Training: Flame AAS Operations
Course Objective:
This course is designed for the Thermo Scientific AAS Operator and covers all the essential topics related to flame optimization, method
development and efficient operation of the instrument.
The course material includes:
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Absorption and Emission Theory
Hardware: Set up, Use and Optimization
Correction System for Non-Specific Absorptions
Influence of Experimental Parameters
Absorption and Emission Analysis
• Non-Specific Absorption and Chemical Interferences
•Maintenance
• Sample Solubilization
• Quality Control Tests
Training: Furnace AAS Operations
Course Objective:
This course is designed for the Thermo Scientific AAS Operator and covers all the essential topics related to optimization
of a furnace AAS system, method development and efficient operation of the instrument.
The course material includes:
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•
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Theory of Absorption
Development of an Analytical Method
Hardware: Set Up, Use and Optimization
Non-Specific Absorption and Matrix Modifiers
Correction System for Non-Specific Absorptions
•Maintenance
• Sample Solubilization
• Influence of Experimental Parameters
• Quality Control Tests
Trace Elemental Analysis
ICP-OES
Training: ICP-OES Operations
Course Objective:
The aim of this is to improve the theoretical knowledge and practical skills of the Thermo Scientific ICP-OES user. The course will cover atomic
spectroscopy theory, plasma related topics, instrument hardware, tuning and method set-up, functionalities of the software package, basic
maintenance and troubleshooting.
The course material includes:
• Atomic Spectroscopy Theory
• Instrument Optimisation
• Identifying and Overcoming Interferences in ICP
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• Overview of Software Packages available
• Quantitative Analysis
• Instrument Hardware, Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Training Schedule 2016
COURSE
JAN FEB MARAPR MAYJUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Flame AAS Operations
19
Furnace AAS Operations
20
ICP-OES Operations 24
23
Breda, tuition in Dutch.
All the courses described in the brochure can be offered at customer sites.
Additional dates are available at:
• Hemel Hempstead, UK
• Villebon sur Yvette, France
• Dreieich, Germany
• Rodano, Italy
For information on training dates and tuition language, please refer to the corresponding brochure.
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Inorganic Mass Spectrometry
Increase Your Efficiency. Designed to offer both practical and theoretical training, the
Inorganic Mass Spectrometry courses are taught by experienced and certified instructors.
Covering a wide range of techniques our courses ensure that the customer interests and
needs are covered regardless of the uniqueness of their application.
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Inorganic Mass Spectrometry
ICP-MS
Training: iCAP Q Operations
Course Objective:
This course covers the fundamentals of the Thermo Scientific™ iCAP™ Q ICP-MS system operation and maintenance with a mixture of lectures
and practical sessions. Topics include atomic spectroscopy theory, plasma description, hardware, tuning and method setup, functionalities
of the Thermo Scientific™ Qtegra™ software package, basic maintenance and troubleshooting.
The course material includes:
• Quadrupole ICP-MS Fundamentals
• ICP-MS Analysis and Method Development
• Analytical Issues: Sample Preparation, Matrix Effects
•Calibration
• Data Management and Processing
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• Qualification and Performances Report
•Maintenance
• Interferences and Solutions
• Flatapole Technology (Q Cell)
• Multi-Elements and Multi-Modes Analysis
Training Schedule 2016
COURSE
JANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDEC
iCAP Q Operations
14-15
13-14 5-60
Breda, tuition in Dutch.
All the courses described in the brochure can be offered at customer sites.
Additional dates are available at:
• Hemel Hempstead, UK
• Villebon sur Yvette, France
• Dreieich, Germany
• Rodano, Italy
For information on training dates and tuition language, please refer to the corresponding brochure.
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Molecular Spectroscopy
Increase Your Efficiency. Our Molecular Spectroscopy training courses offer
students the opportunity to move from fundamental to advanced knowledge levels.
Attendees are encouraged to bring samples to instrument operations courses.
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Molecular Spectroscopy
FT-IR
Training: Fundamentals of FT-IR Analysis
Course Objective:
The Thermo Scientific Fundamentals of FT-IR Analysis course is designed to provide all the tools necessary for the user that would like
to expand their knowledge of analysis with FT-IR spectrometers. The course material is presented as a combination of software training,
instrument demonstrations, and hands-on activities through the use of desktop computers and instruments in a laboratory setting.
The course material includes:
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Basic FT-IR Theory
Creating Experiment Files
Creating User Configurations
Transmission Analysis with FT-IR
Attenuated Total Reflectance (ATR) Theory and Data Collection
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Reflection Analysis using Sampling Accessories
Post-Collection Data Manipulation
Creating Custom User Reports
Creating User Libraries and Optimizing Library Search Results
An Introduction to Spectral Interpretation
Training: FT-IR Spectral Interpretation
Course Objective:
The Thermo Scientific FT-IR Spectral Interpretation Training Course is designed for those who desire an extensive review of the interpretation
of mid-infrared spectra. It is designed to show students how to interpret FT-IR spectra for structural information.
The course material includes:
• FT-IR Theory and Principles of Organic Chemistry
• Alkanes, Alkenes and Alkynes
•Aromatics
• Carbon containing Alkyl Groups
• Ethers and Alcohols
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• Amines, Amides, and Nitro Compounds
•Halides
•Polymers
•Inorganics
• The use of Interpretive Aids
Molecular Spectroscopy
FT-IR
OMNIC Software Operations
Course Objective:
This FT-IR software course is designed for advanced users and those who wish to utilize the capabilities of the system beyond basic
data collection with their Thermo Scientific™ OMNIC™ system software. This course utilizes desktop computers and examples to provide
hands-on use of the tools discussed during the course.
The course material includes:
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How to create Experiment files
How to create individual user configurations
Troubleshooting spectral results
Performing basic post collection data manipulation
•Creating user reference libraries and optimizing library
search results
• Creating custom reports and storing them within OMNIC
• Advanced data processing
This course is offered at customer site only
Basic Macro Development
Course Objective:
This workshop is held following our Thermo Scientific OMNIC Software Operations course and covers automation of sample collection and
processing through the use of the optional MACROS Basic software package. This is an interactive class that details how to automate basic
functions and then use those basic functions together to create more detailed automation that can be used in conjunction with OMNIC
software to save time and improve consistency in the laboratory.
This course is offered at customer site only
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Molecular Spectroscopy
FT-IR
Quantitative TQ Analyst Software Operations
Course Objective:
This course is designed to enhance users’ understanding of Thermo Scientific™ TQ Analyst™ software as a tool for quantitative analysis
method development. An overview of chemometric analysis methods and experimental design principles is included. This course utilizes
an array of data sets to demonstrate the different types of models available to the user. Students utilize desktop computers for this
course to work along with the instructor on example methods and then perform a series of increasingly complex exercises to gain
hands-on experience with the software and method creation.
The course material includes:
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Development of models based on
Simple Beer’s law
Classical least squares (CLS)
Partial least squares (PLS)
• Classification analysis
• Quantitative method diagnostics
•Software wizards to measure the feasibility
and performance of the methods
This course is offered at customer site only
Spectral Interpretation Applications
Course Objective:
This course is designed for students who desire an extensive review of the interpretation of mid-infrared spectra. It is designed to show
students how to interpret FT-IR spectra for structural information. The course is presented in a lecture/workshop format where the
students will have an opportunity to interpret data and to present their findings to the class.
The course material includes:
• Alkanes and branched alkanes
• Alkenes and alkynes
•Aromatics
• Carbon containing alkyl groups
This course is offered at customer site only
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• Ethers and alcohols
• Amines, amides, and nitro compounds
• The use of interpretive aids
Molecular Spectroscopy
FT-IR
Nicolet iN10 (MX)/Continuμm Microscope Operations
Course Objective:
This course is designed to provide users with detailed knowledge for the analysis of a wide range of samples using various microscopy
techniques. Sample preparation and optimization of hardware settings on the MX microscope will be emphasized. The course utilizes
a combined approach of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on training to show the user how to exploit the powerful advantages of the
Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iN™ 10 (MX)/Continuμm microscope and Thermo Scientific™ OMNIC™ Picta™ and Atlμs software systems.
The course material includes:
• Introduction to Microscopy
• Microscope alignment and performance testing
•Sample preparation techniques for transmission
and reflection analysis
• Attenuated Total Reflectance (ATR) theory and analysis
• Creation of user libraries and optimizing library search results
• Sample mapping and analysis using Picta or Atlμs software
This course is offered at customer site only
DXR Micro Raman Operations
Course Objective:
This course is designed to help users get the most from their Thermo Scientific™ DXR™ Raman instrument and will educate users
on system configuration and software through lecture and hands-on training. In addition to providing students a sound understanding
of Raman theory, the course also features instruction on proper experiment setup, alignment, and use of tools and software.
Training will also cover post-collection data manipulation, sample preparation, and the use of system tools.
The course material includes:
• Raman theory
• Experiment setup and configuration
• System alignment
This course is offered at customer site only
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• Creation and use of libraries
• Mapping using Atlμs software (microscope with automation only)
Training Schedule 2016
We currently don’t offer any Molecular Spectroscopy courses in our facility in Breda. However all of the courses
described in the brochure can be offered at customer sites.
Molecular Spectroscopy courses are offered at the following facilities:
• Villebon sur Yvette, France
• Dreieich, Germany
For information on training dates and tuition language, please refer to the corresponding brochure.
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Discrete Industrial Analyzers (DIA)
Improve your productivity. From the Thermo Scientific™ Gallery™ Automated
Photometric Bench top Analyzer to the floor standing Thermo Scientific™ Aquakem™
600 Prime, our discrete nutrient analysers will offer a complete solution to rapid, random
access sample analysis with efficient dip and sip sample and reagent consumption. Our
experts in environmental, industrial, brewing, food and beverage analysis will provide
you with ‘hands on’ instrument training using the intuitive software.
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Discrete Industrial Analyzers
Training: Thermo Scientific Aquakem Photometric Analyzer Systems
Course Objective:
The aim of this training course is to familiarise the new user with the principles of discrete analysis and instrument components using the
high throughput floor standing analysers. Then the emphasis shifts to the software features, routine operation, explanation of Test Flows
and their effect on range and limits of detection, through to results reporting, database management and basic troubleshooting.
The course material includes:
• Hardware Components
• Software Features
• Routine operation
• Method Test Flow Explanation
• Result Reporting and Database Management
• Preventative Maintenance and Basic Troubleshooting
Training: Gallery/Gallery Plus/Gallery Plus Beermaster
Course Objective:
The aim of this training course is to familiarise the new user with the principles of discrete analysis and instrument components using
the bench top analysers. Then the emphasis shifts to the software features, routine operation, explanation of Test Flows and their
effect on range and limits of detection, through to results reporting, database management and basic troubleshooting.
The course material includes:
• Hardware Components
• Software Features
• Routine operation
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• Method Test Flow Explanation
•Result Reporting and Database Management
Preventative Maintenance and Basic Troubleshooting
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