Maintenance, Consumables, and Resources in Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy

by | Apr 24, 2023

Working with atomic absorption and want to discover more about maintenance and consumables? Get advice from the experts on a range of AA topics.

Are you interested in learning more about atomic absorption maintenance and consumables? Separation Science and Agilent have collaborated to bring you a series of video tutorials focused on atomic absorption spectroscopy. In the third tutorial, presenter Eric Vanclay covers the topic of maintenance, consumables, and resources. He provides recommended maintenance steps for flame atomic absorption instruments as well as guidelines on selecting supplies and consumables.

This tutorial offers the following key outcomes:

  • Learn more about the recommended maintenance schedules for flame AAS
  • Understand what consumables are recommended to support routine AAS instrument operation
  • Learn what resources are available for online support of your AAS

Run time: 20 minutes

There are four tutorials in the Atomic Absorption series, with the remaining modules covering types and performance of AA lamps; improving performance; and questions and answers.

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The Presenter


These tutorials are brought to you in collaboration with Agilent, and presented by Eric Vanclay. Eric joined Varian in 1988 and has worked in a number of roles including Atomic Absorption Product Specialist, Atomic Absorption Product Manager, Export Marketing Manager, European Field Sales/Applications Specialist (atomic spectroscopy), ICP-OES Product Manager, and MP-AES Product Manager. After the acquisition of Varian by Agilent, Eric took on the role of Spectroscopy Supplies Product Marketing Manager, with responsibility for field sales support, customer support, product development, and marketing of the spectroscopy supplies. He has over 30 years’ experience with all of the atomic spectroscopy techniques. He is based at Agilent’s Spectroscopy Technology Innovation Centre in Melbourne, Australia.


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