Course Schedules

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Learning Center Class CALENDAR:

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Jun
15
Mon
2020
ASAP 2020 Series Basic Operator Training @ MLC Training Center
Jun 15 @ 8:00 am – Jun 18 @ 3:00 pm

 

SYLLABUS

ASAP 2020 Series Basic Operator Training

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INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS:

This course introduces students to the components, operation, and theory of the ASAP 2020 Physisorption & Chemisorption for surface area, porosity analysis, and active site characterization.

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, and introduce the sample to the instrument .
  • Understand the basic fundamentals of physisorption and basic operation of a volumetric analysis system.
  • Understand the basic fundamentals of chemisorption and the basic operation of a static 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 an 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
19
Fri
2020
ASAP 2020 Series Advanced Training @ MLC Training Center
Jun 19 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

SYLLABUS

ASAP 2020 Series Advanced Operator Training

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INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS:

This course introduces students to the advanced theory of the ASAP 2020 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.

 

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Jul
13
Mon
2020
AutoChem II 2920 Basic Operator Training @ MLC Training Center
Jul 13 @ 8:00 am – Jul 15 @ 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.

 

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Jul
16
Thu
2020
AutoChem Series Advanced Operator Training @ MLC Training Center
Jul 16 @ 8:30 am – Jul 17 @ 4:30 pm

 

SYLLABUS

AutoChem Series Advanced Operator Training

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INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS:

This course introduces students to advanced chemisorption theory, applications and
ASAP 2920 use with a Mass Spectrometer.

 

NEEDS AND RESOURCES:

Required Background
To successfully complete this course, you must:

  • Have regular exposure to an AutoChem II in a laboratory environment, or
  • Have completed the AutoChem II Standard Operators Training Course.

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.

 

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Aug
11
Tue
2020
Surface Area, Porosity, & Physical Adsorption with applications in the TriStar II 3020/3030 @ MLC Training Center
Aug 11 @ 8:00 am – Aug 13 @ 4:00 pm

 

SYLLABUS

Surface Area, Porosity, & Physical Adsorption with applications
in the Tristar II 3030

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INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS:

This course introduces students to the components, operation, and theory of the TriStar II 3030, ASAP 2420, & ASAP 2460 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, properly load a sample into a sample tube, determine required degas
    time and temperature, prepare the sample using the appropriate degas system, and
    introduce the sample preparation 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 TriStar II, ASAP 2420/2460 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.
Aug
25
Tue
2020
SediGraph Series Basic Operator Training @ MLC Training Center
Aug 25 @ 8:00 am – Aug 26 @ 3:00 pm

 

SYLLABUS

SediGraph Series Basic Operator Training

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INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS:

This course introduces students to the components, operation, and theory of the SediGraph III for particle size analysis.

At the end of this course, you will:

  • Be able to identify and power up the system, including installation of the operating program.
  • Understand the basic fundamentals of sedimentation.
  • Understand the basic fundamentals of sample dispersion and be able to properly
    disperse a sample of reference material.
  • Know how to use the operating software to operate the SediGraph 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.

 

NEEDS AND RESOURCES:

Required Background
To successfully complete this course, you must:

  • Have some minimal exposure to a SediGraph 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.

 

Click Here to Register for This Course

Aug
27
Thu
2020
Saturn DigiSizer Series Basic Operator Training @ MLC Training Center
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am – Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm

 

SYLLABUS

Saturn DigiSizer Series Basic 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.
Oct
20
Tue
2020
AutoPore Series Basic Operator Training @ MLC Training Center
Oct 20 @ 8:00 am – Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm

 

SYLLABUS

AutoPore Series Basic Operator Training

Click here to download full course details

INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS:

This course introduces students to the components, operation, and theory of the AutoPore for Mercury Porosimetry.

At the end of this course, you will:

  • Be able to identify and power up the system, including installation of the operating
    program.
  • Understand the basic fundamentals of mercury porosimetry.
  • Understand how to safely handle mercury with the instrument.
  • Understand the basic fundamentals of AutoPore operation and be able to properly
    analyze a sample of reference material.
  • Understand how to use the operating software with a PC in order to operate the
    AutoPore.
  • Be able to properly configure any report format, a combination of reports, and
    obtain analysis information according to your laboratory requirements.
  • Be able to perform all user-level maintenance, 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 AutoPore 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.

Click Here to Register for This Course

Oct
22
Thu
2020
AutoPore Series Advanced Operator Training (1/2 Day) @ MLC Training Center
Oct 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

SYLLABUS

AutoPore Series Advanced Operator Training

Click here to download full course details

INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS:

This course introduces students to advanced mercury porosimetry theory, applications, and data interpretation.

NEEDS AND RESOURCES:

Required Background
To successfully complete this course, you must:

  • Have regular exposure to an AutoPore in a laboratory environment. or
  • Have completed the AutoPore Series Basic Operator Training Course.

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.

Click Here to Register for This Course

Dec
7
Mon
2020
3Flex Series Basic Operator Training @ MLC Training Center
Dec 7 @ 8:00 am – Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm

 

SYLLABUS

3Flex 3500 Series Basic Operator Training

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INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS:

This course introduces students to the components, operation, and theory of the 3Flex 3500 Physisorption & Chemisorption for surface area, porosity analysis, and active site characterization.

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.
  • Understand the basic fundamentals of chemisorption and the basic operation of a static 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 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.

Click Here to Register for this Course

Dec
11
Fri
2020
3Flex Series Advanced Operator Training @ MLC Training Center
Dec 11 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

SYLLABUS

3Flex 3500 Series Advanced Operator Training

Click here to download full course details

INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS:

This course introduces students to the components, operation, and theory of the 3Flex 3500 Physisorption & Chemisorption for surface area, porosity analysis, and active site characterization.

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.
  • Understand the basic fundamentals of chemisorption and the basic operation of a static 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 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.

Click Here to Register for this Course