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SRI Instruments GC and data system literature, manual sections, product descriptions, specifications, application notes, and papers

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GC Innovations Product Descriptions (Color)

Medical marijuana GCs

(2.5MB)

GCs used to analyze potency of cannabis, levels of residual solvents, and screening for pesticides
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Environmental Testing Solutions

(781KB)

GCs for environmental testing (e.g., BTEX+)
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Gasless Educational GC

(177KB)

Equipped with a CCD detector and a built-in air compressor, this GC doesn't require carrier gas and is perfect for learning enviornments
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Mudlogging GC

(100KB)

A portable, rugged, low-cost GC for mudlogging. Available in rack mount chassis
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Model 310 Educational GC Family

(163KB)

Overview of our educational FID, TCD, and CCD GCs
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Capillary FID GC

(171KB)

Low-cost GC perfect for hydrocarbon analysis
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Multple Gas Analyzer #1 GC

(190KB)

Brief overview on the MG #1 configuration. For more information, read the document on the MG #1 in the Preconfigured GC Systems section
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Greenhouse Gas GC 456KB

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Brief overview of the Greenhouse Gas GC
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Sulfur in Natural Gas GC

(21KB)

GC used to detect sulfur in natural gas
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EPA Method 25 GC

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A GC used for EPA Method 25 (Total Gaseous nonmethane organic compounds(TGNMO))
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Model 30 TCD Mini GC

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Very low cost, highly portable, mini GC with a packed coulmn and a TCD detector
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Quick Start instructions

GC Quick Start

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Model 333 Data System Quick Start

(947KB)
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Model 302 Data System Quick Start

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Model 30 Mini GC Quick Start

(1.8MB)
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Model 203 Data System Quick Start

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Model 202 Data System Quick Start

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Sulfur in Natural Gas GC Quick Start

(1.1MB)
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Contents of SRI 420 and 310M&M GC' accessory kit

(112.3KB)

This document shows the items which come with these two GC models which are intended for cannabis testing.
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Preconfigured GC Systems

Ethylene Oxide Monitoring GC System

(920.9KB)
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Gas-less Educational CCD GC

(187.5KB)
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Environmental/BTEX GCs

(442.0KB)
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Educational TCD GC

(166.2KB)
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Multiple Gas Analyzer #1 GC (MG#1)

(424.9KB)
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Multiple Gas Analyzer #2 GC (MG#2)

(674.2KB)
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Multiple Gas Analyzer #3 GC (MG#3)

(2.2MB)
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Multiple Gas Analyzer #3 + Sulfur GC

(1.2MB)
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Medical Herb Potency Operation

(2.5MB)
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Medical Herb Pesticide Operation

(2.4MB)
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Method 16B GC

(2.6MB)
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Multiple Gas Analyzer #5 (MG#5)

(2.6MB)

This GC configuration supersedes the Multiple Gas Analyzer #3 (MG#3) 
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Model 420 Gas Chromatograph

Model 420 Cannabis Potency Analyzer

(2.5MB)
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Model 420 Ethanol Analysis

(169.3KB)
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GC Detectors

FID - Flame Ionization Detector

(1.1MB)
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FPD - Flame Photometric Detector

(248.9KB)
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HID - Helium Ionization Detector

(248.9KB)
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PID - Photo Ionization Detector

(321.8KB)
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RGD - Reduction Gas Detector

(390.5KB)
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RGD Operation

(893.8KB)
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NPD - Nitrogen/Phosphorus Detector

(436.8KB)
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NPD Adjustment

(346.1KB)

Instructions of adjusting the NPD bead voltage for optimal sensitivity/longevity of the bead
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NPD to FID Detector Conversion

(3.4MB)

Instructions on converting an NPD to an FID
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ECD - Electron Capture Detector

(334.0KB)
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ECD Detector Removal and Replacement

(1.4MB)

Important information on how to remove and replace the ECD
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TCD - Thermal Conductivity Detector part 1

(320.4KB)

Function and applications of the Thermal Conductivity Detector (TCD)
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TCD - Thermal Conductivity Detector part 2

(234.9KB)

Troubleshooting for the Thermal Conductivity Detector (TCD)
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Single Filament TCD

(636.2KB)
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DELCD - Dry Electrolytic Conductivity Detector

(302.2KB)
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CCD - Catalytic Combustion Detector

(814.4KB)
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TID - Thermionic Ionization Detector

(5.1MB)
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ASD - Aromatic Selective Detector

(1.1MB)
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GC Injectors

Purge and Trap part 1

(217.8KB)
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Purge and Trap part 2

(302.9KB)
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Heated Static Headspace Injector

(221.3KB)
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PTV - Programmable Temperature Vaporization

(748.5KB)
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On-Column PTV Injector (OCPTV)

(259.4KB)
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SPME Injection

(198.7KB)
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8640 Integrated Autosampler

(306.8KB)
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5030 Autosampler Retrofit

(49.3KB)
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5030 Autosampler Relay Board Installation

(119.8KB)
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Column Installation (on column)

(979.4KB)
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Column Installation (heated injector)

(1,012.3KB)
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TOGA Permeation Tube Operation

(847.5KB)
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Thermal Desorber

(419.7KB)
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NPD Equipment Summary

(218.4KB)
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Mudlogging GCs

Mud-logger GC

(758.4KB)
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Mudlogger Operation

(3.0MB)
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Fast Mudlogging Kit Installation

(1.3MB)
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Mudlogger Data Logger Mode

(445.1KB)
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Mudlogging GC Total Gas Calibration

(1.6MB)
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Mass Flow Controller Option for Mudlogging GC System

(591.2KB)
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One-Minute Mudlogger Analysis

(58.8KB)
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Operating Mudlogger GC With Hydrogen Generator

(126.2KB)
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Mudlogger Auto-ranging Feature

(1.1MB)
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Mudlogger Auto-ranging Feature June 2016

(1.1MB)
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Cobra 120 Vial Liquid Autosampler

COBRA Autosampler Manual

(502.7KB)

Manufacturer's manual on the COBRA Autosampler
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COBRA 8610V Operation

(2.8MB)
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COBRA 8610C Mounting

(2.8MB)
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Valves

Gas Sampling Valve Diagram, Single

(46.2KB)
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Gas Sampling Valve Diagram, Dual

(91.9KB)
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Gas Sampling Valve Diagram, Triple

(104.5KB)
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Valco 22 Port 10 Stream Selector Valve

(720.0KB)
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Valco Actuator Manual

(898.0KB)

Manufacturer's manual of the Valco Actuator
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Multiple Gas Analyzer #3 Valve Diagram, with on-column injection modification

(139.0KB)
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Gas Sampling Valve Installation, 8610C

(9.4MB)
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Valco Actuator Connections

(208.5KB)
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Replacing The Circuit Board Inside Electric Valve Actuator

(649.0KB)
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GC Accessories

Methanizer

(48.9KB)
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Stand-Alone Methanizer Accessory

(155.8KB)
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10 Position Greenhouse Gas GC Autosampler

(1.1MB)
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Hydrogen Generator Warranty

(88.7KB)
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H240 Safety Update Kit

(1.3MB)
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H250 Safety Update Kit

(1.4MB)
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Bandolero Gas Autosampler

(424.0KB)
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Liquid Autosampler Operation

(2.8MB)
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Hydrogen/Hydrocarbon Leak Detector/Monitor

(168.3KB)
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Automatic Calibration System

(442.7KB)
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Vaporizer for LPG

(766.7KB)
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Changing the PEM on the H2-50 Hydrogen Generator

(633.5KB)
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Hydrogen Generator Cell Cylinder Replacement

(854.9KB)
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Sample Stream Dryer

(483.8KB)
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H2-100 Hydrogen Generator

(262.5KB)
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HPLC (archival only)

Model 210D HPLC manual

(1.1MB)
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Model 210D Performance Qualifications

(9.9KB)
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PeakSimple Data Systems and Software

Model 302 USB Driver Installation

(408.7KB)
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Model 333 1 Ch. USB Data System Quick Start

(946.4KB)
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Model 302 6 Ch. USB Data System Quick Start

(794.2KB)
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Model 302 Data System Manual

(822.1KB)
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Model 203 1 Ch. Serial Data System Quick Start

(448.8KB)
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Model 202 4 Ch. Serial Data System Quick Start

(482.9KB)
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Basic PeakSimple Features

(1.3MB)
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Advanced PeakSimple Features

(1.4MB)
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Utilizing Multiple Instances in PeakSimple

(292.1KB)
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New End of Run E-Mail Feature

(193.4KB)
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Enabling Pressure Programming on GC

(578.6KB)
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PeakSimple Update Tips

(98.6KB)
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PeakSimple Control Code Examples

(27.2KB)
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PeakSimple Calibration

(762.8KB)
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PeakSimple Remote Control via External Program

(162.4KB)
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Internal Standard Calibration, in v. 3.51

(726.9KB)
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File Types used by PeakSimple

(47.8KB)
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4-20mA Output in PeakSimple

(1.0MB)
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Using PeakSimple Events (Event Tables)

(306.7KB)
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Using PeakSimple's Autosampler Queue

(613.3KB)
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USB to Serial Adapter

(582.2KB)
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Communication Loss (New DLL) pt.1

(527.4KB)
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Communication Loss pt. 2

(581.9KB)
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USB Port Grounding

(289.4KB)
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Validation

(934.3KB)
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Validation Data Files

(9.3KB)
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Windows 10 Driver Troubleshooting

(58.0KB)
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Copying Results Data from PeakSimple to Excel

(311.9KB)

This document describes the proceedure for copying results data from PeakSimple to Excel/Word or other Windows programs.
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Maintenance

Packing the GC for Shipment

(977.7KB)

This document describes how to properly pack your Gas Chromatograph for shipment 
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Replacing the Op-Amp Chip in Your GC

(122.1KB)
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FID Collector Electrode Replacement

(457.5KB)
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FID Ignitor Installation

(444.4KB)
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Replacing FID Ignitor

(668.4KB)
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Repacking The Methanizer Tube

(700.9KB)
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Packing the RGD Reaction Tube

(326.2KB)
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TOGA GC Permeation Tube Replacement

(454.0KB)
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Valco Actuator Connections

(208.5KB)

Pictures of the connections for the Valco Valve actuator
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Greenhouse Gas GC Valve Diagram/Event Table

(30.9KB)
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Replacing The Circuit Board Inside Electric Valve Actuator

(649.0KB)
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Model 333 Relay Kit Installation

(1.6MB)
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Vacuum Pump Interface Self-Installation

(3.1MB)
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Air Compressor Filter Replacement

(866.7KB)
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TID Bead Replacement

(1.4MB)
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Heat Board Troubleshooting

(1.6MB)

This document explains how to troubleshoot your heat board when the Thermocouple out of Range Alarm trips
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Heaters

(435.6KB)
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Ferrules

(2.1MB)
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Cutting Tubing For SRI GCs

(452.0KB)
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Flow Measurement

(561.5KB)
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Complete Electronics Schematics Set(2015)

(45.3MB)
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Electronics Schematics

(24.1MB)
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Connecting Gas Cylinders

(891.4KB)
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Cooling Blower Installation

(956.2KB)
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EPC Maintenance

(2.3MB)
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Heater Element Replacement 8610B

(402.5KB)
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Hydrogen Memebrane

(633.5KB)
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Service Note 1-1

(302.6KB)
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Oven Motor

(229.3KB)
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TCD Resistor Replacement

(1.5MB)
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Model 333 Chip Replacement

(1.2MB)
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Chasis Fan Replacement

(244.1KB)
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Relay Board Installation

(2.4MB)
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Air Compressor Installation

(2.8MB)
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Amp Board Capacitor

(1.4MB)
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Leak Check

(382.8KB)
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Losing Communication Troubleshooting Guide

(527.4KB)
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A to D board Capacitor Installation

(5.8MB)
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TCD Filament Protect Chip Replacement Jan 2016

(144.5KB)
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8610C Manual part 1

(61.1MB)
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8610C Manual part 2

(59.0MB)
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Papers, Applications Notes, and Forms

BioDiesel GC Operation

(2.0MB)
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BioDiesel GC Operation v.3

(1.3MB)
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Method 16B Analysis

(1.5MB)
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Multiple Gas Analyzer #3 Gas Detection Limits

(453.4KB)
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CTR-1 Column Equivalent

(1.5MB)
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FAME Analysis

(57.0KB)
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PCB in Transformer Oil GC Operation

(3.1MB)
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Thermal Desorber Instructions

(979.1KB)
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Formaldehyde in Air by HPLC UV with the SRI Model 210D

(145.3KB)
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On-Site Characterization of Explosive Residues in Soil and on Range Scrap Using GC-TID Analysis

(135.0KB)
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Gel Permeation Chromatography

(74.2KB)
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Hydrogen Detection Limits

(68.9KB)
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Dissolved Gas/Transformer Oil Gas Analysis

(1.8MB)
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Stationary Phases

(416.6KB)
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Low Level Ethylene Measurement In Air

(86.2KB)
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Sulfur Trapping

(2.0MB)
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A Tool for Selecting an Adsorbent for Thermal Desorption Applications (by Supelco, on their website)

(1.8MB)
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Water Analysis Using The HID Detector

(65.7KB)
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CE Declaration of Conformity

(248.0KB)
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FID Methane Detection Limit

(90.2KB)
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TOGA GC Operation (Membrane)

(847.5KB)
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FAMES Chromatograms

(2.0MB)
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DET Chemical Detection

(5.1MB)
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Oxygenate Selective Detection for GC

(7.0MB)
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Medical Cannabis

Medical herb GC systems

(739.4KB)

General information on Medical Cannabis Gas Chromatographs
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Medical herb potency GC

(193.9KB)

Medical Cannabis GC flyer
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Medical herb potency testing

(2.5MB)

Procedure for potency analysis (e.g., THC, CBD, CBN...)
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Medical herb "edible" testing

(476.6KB)

Testing cannabis infused products for potency 
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Medical herb potency and terpene analysis

(552.4KB)

Concurrent analysis for potency and terpene profile
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Terpenes in cannabis analysis

(2.6MB)

Analysis of terpene profile
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Medical herb pesticide testing

(2.4MB)

Procedure to screen for pesticides
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Medical herb "edible" sample prep

(1.9MB)

A more thorough sample preparation of cannabis infused products. This procedure can help preserve your column, and is recommended on certain infusions 
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Calibrating six cannabinoids in CBD standard

(758.6KB)

Method to calibrate 6 major cannabinoids with just a CBD standard
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Residual solvent in cannabis

(1.1MB)

Procedure for the analysis of residual solvents (e.g., propane & butane) in concentrates
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Calibration of residual solvents (butane)

(170.5KB)

Explaination on how to calibrate butane for residual solvent analysis
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Heated vs. on-column injection for medical herb potency testing

(392.3KB)

Explanation on why SRI prefers using heated injection ports, rather than on-coluimn injection ports
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THC-A vs. d9-THC Measurement

(914.6KB)

Procedure to anaylze THC-A and other acid forms of cannabinoids (e.g., CBD-A, CBN-A...) on a gas chromatograph
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Simple medical herb potency testing

(883.8KB)

Article written to explain the ease of testing cannabinoids on the SRI Gas Chromatograph
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Residual Solvent Calibration: Ethanol and Butane

(77.2KB)

Procedure to calibrate ethane as a residual solvent
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Fixing the Disappearing CBN Peak

(170.9KB)
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Cannabinoid Standard Comparison

(190.8KB)
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Internal Standard Calibration for Cannabis Testing

(1.5MB)

This document describes Internal and External calibration for Cannabis Analysis
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Colorado Hemp Testing SOPs

(964.2KB)

This document describes the hemp testing protocols suggested by the State of Colorado
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Colorado Hemp Drying and Sample Prep Method

(376.0KB)

This document outlines the Colorado suggested method of drying and preparing a hemp sample for GC analysis.
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Residual Solvents Testing Jan 2017

(856.3KB)

This document describes how to test cannabis concentrates for residual solvents
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Terpene Comparison on two column

(278.1KB)

This document shows the retention order of most terpenes on the two most widely used columns for terpene analysis.
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Cannabinoid Calibration Math

(30.6KB)

This document describes how to convert from the nanograms/microliter result from the calibration curve to the starting percentage in the flower, concentrate or edible sample.
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May 2017 proposed CA testing rules

(466.9KB)

This document details the proposed rules for california Cannabis Testing Labs
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CA Cannabis Testing Reasons May 2017

(3.0MB)

This doc explains the reasoning behind the proposed CA regulations as of May 2017
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Approvals, Certifications, Forms, and Warranty

Declaration of Conformity, and other certificates

(274.7KB)

Click here to see our TUV Certification
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W-9 Form

(499.6KB)
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Test Report EM

(673.3KB)
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Warranty

(67.8KB)
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US Customs Form 3311

(885.0KB)

This form should accompany any shipment of SRI equipment back to the USA from abroad.
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NAFTA Certification of Origin

(589.9KB)
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EPA Pams Report

(8.2MB)

This document was produced by the EPA after extensive testing of the SRI ( and other brands ) GCs for air pollutants in the 1ppb range.  
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TUV Rheinland factory inspection report

(2.3MB)

This is the latest TUV factory inspection report from January 2017.  TUV is an NRTL ( nationally recognized testing lab ) which is legally the equivilent of UL nd CSA.
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Privacy Policy

(29.0KB)
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