Course Schedules

COURSES 2018-01-03T11:02:32+00:00

Learning Center Class CALENDAR:

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Jun
4
Mon
2018
Saturn DigiSizer 5205 @ MLC Training Center
Jun 4 @ 8:00 am – Jun 6 @ 3:00 pm

 

SYLLABUS

Saturn 5205 Operator Training

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INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS

This course introduces students to the components, operation, and theory of the Saturn 5205
for particle size analysis.
At the end of this course, you will:

  • Understand the basic fundamentals of sample preparation and dispersion, including sampling,
    choosing an appropriate analysis liquid and surfactant, the stages of dispersion, dispersion
    techniques, and sample loading.
  • Understand the basic fundamentals of scattering theory, including Mie theory, particle size
    distribution calculations, and Saturn operational theory.
  • Be able to utilize all Saturn software menus and screens to efficiently obtain accurate and
    reproducible data.
  • Know how to use the operating software to operate the Saturn and MasterTech.
  • Be able to properly configure any report format, a combination of reports, and obtain analysis
    information according to your laboratory requirements.
  • Be able to make all user level repairs, adjustments and checks, and locate equipment problems
    using the Troubleshooting section of the Operator’s manual.
  • Be able to verify dispersion quality, interpret and optimize the Goodness of Fit plot.

 

NEEDS AND RESOURCES:

Required Background
To successfully complete this course, you must:

  • Have some minimal exposure to a Saturn in a laboratory environment.
  • Have reviewed the Operator’s manual.

Required Materials
The following provided materials will help you successfully complete this course:

  • Operator Training Study Guide with Lecture Presentations
  • Notepad
  • Pen
  • Highlighter
  • Micromeritics Thumb Drive containing presentations, relevant application notes and Study Guide

Additional Print Resources
The following publications will also be provided:

  • Webb, Paul A. and Clyde Orr. Analytical Methods in Fine Particle Technology. Norcross, Georgia,
    U.S.A.: Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, 1997.
  • Related Application Notes and Technical Tips.
Jun
7
Thu
2018
Advanced Light-scattering – NanoPlus HD DLS/ELS Basic Operator Training @ MLC Training Center
Jun 7 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

SYLLABUS

Advanced Light-scattering – NanoPlus HD DLS/ELS Basic Operator Training

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Jun
19
Tue
2018
Surface Area, Porosity, & Physical Adsorption (ONLY) with applications in ASAP 2020 and 3Flex 3500 @ MLC Training Center
Jun 19 @ 8:00 am – Jun 21 @ 3:00 pm

 

SYLLABUS

3Flex/ASAP 2020 Physisorption Operator Training

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INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS:

This course introduces students to the components, operation, and theory of the 3Flex and
ASAP 2020 physisorption for surface area and porosity analysis.
At the end of this course, you will:

  • Be able to properly weigh the sample tube with and without sample, determine the sample
    amount required, properly load a sample into a sample tube, determine required degas time
    and temperature, prepare the sample using the SmartPrep degas system, and introduce
    the sample to the instrument.
  • Understand the basic fundamentals of physisorption and basic operation of a volumetric
    analysis system.
  • Be able to use the computer and operational software to perform an analysis on a reference
    material.
  • Be able to properly configure any report format, a combination of reports, and obtain
    analysis information according to your laboratory requirements.
  • Be able to make all user level repairs, adjustments and checks, and locate equipment
    problems using the Troubleshooting section of the Operator’s manual.

 

NEEDS AND RESOURCES:

Required Background
To successfully complete this course, you must:

  • Have some minimal exposure to a 3Flex 3500 or ASAP 2020 in a laboratory environment.
  • Have reviewed the Operator’s manual.

Required Materials
The following provided materials will help you successfully complete this course:

  • Operator Training Study Guide with Lecture Presentations
  • Notepad
  • Pen
  • Highlighter
  • Micromeritics Thumb Drive

Additional Print Resources
The following publications will also be provided:

  • Webb, Paul A. and Clyde Orr. Analytical Methods in Fine Particle Technology. Norcross, Georgia,
    U.S.A.: Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, 1997.
  • Related Application Notes and Technical Tips.
Jun
22
Fri
2018
ASAP 2020 and 3Flex 3500 Advanced II @ MLC Training Center
Jun 22 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

SYLLABUS

3Flex 3500 Physisorption Advanced Operator Training

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INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS:

This course introduces students to advanced theory of the 3Flex 3500 for surface area
and porosity analysis.

 

NEEDS AND RESOURCES

Required Background
To successfully complete this course, you must:

  • Have some minimal exposure to Physisorption Theory.

Additional Print Resources
The following publications will also be provided:

  • Webb, Paul A. and Clyde Orr. Analytical Methods in Fine Particle Technology. Norcross, Georgia,
    U.S.A.: Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, 1997.
  • Related Lectures, Application Notes and Technical Tips.
Jul
16
Mon
2018
AutoChem II 2920 Basic Operator Training @ MLC Training Center
Jul 16 @ 8:00 am – Jul 18 @ 3:15 pm

SYLLABUS

AutoChem II 2920 Operator Training

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INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS:

This course introduces students to the components, operation, and theory of the
AutoChem II for surface area and porosity analysis.
At the end of this course, you will:

  • Be able to identify and power up the system, including installation of the operating
    program.
  • Be able to properly weigh the sample tube with and without sample, determine
    sample amount required and properly load a sample into the Instrument.
  • Understand the basic fundamentals of chemisorption and the basic operation of a
    dynamic (flowing gas) analysis system.
  • Be able to use the computer and operational software to perform an analysis on a
    reference material.
  • Be able to properly configure a report format, overlay sample data, and obtain
    analysis information according to your laboratory requirements.
  • Be able to make all user level repairs, adjustments and checks, and locate
    equipment problems using the Troubleshooting section of the Operator’s manual.

 

NEEDS AND RESOURCES:

Required Background
To successfully complete this course, you must:

  • Have some minimal exposure to an AutoChem II in a laboratory environment.
  • Have reviewed the Operator’s manual.

Required Materials
The following provided materials will help you successfully complete this course:

  • Laboratory Practical Exercise Guide with Lecture Presentations
  • Notepad, Pen and Highlighter
  • Micromeritics Thumb Drive

Additional Print Resources
The following publications will also be provided:

  • Webb, Paul A. and Clyde Orr. Analytical Methods in Fine Particle Technology. Norcross, Georgia,
    U.S.A.: Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, 1997.
  • Related Application Notes and Technical Tips.