March 18, 2019 @ 8:00 am – March 21, 2019 @ 3:00 pm America/New York Timezone
MLC Training Center
4356 Communications Dr
Norcross, GA 30093
Kara Bailey
(770) 662-3607



3Flex Combined P/C Operator Training

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This course introduces students to the components, operation, and theory of the 3Flex
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
  • 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.



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

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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