CyTOF 2 Maintenance15 minutes
Changing the Interface Pump Oil
Note: Perform this procedure before the instrument is turned on.
Switch off the RF generator power using the RFG circuit breaker on the right side of the CyTOF® 2.
Open the front access door using the door handle. Pull the spring pins to open the instrument doors.
The Interface Pump is on the right side of the instrument.
Verify the condition of the oil using the oil inspection chart. The oil should be below Level 4 as indicated.
Open the valve on the Interface Pump and drain the oil into a tray or container.
NOTE: If the oil is very dirty, fill 100 mL of fresh pump oil and then drain before proceeding to the next step.
Using a funnel, fill the oil.
The oil level in the Interface Pump should be approximately ¾ full between the Min and Max lines on the visual inspection window.
Replace the cap and tighten with the Allen key. Do not overtighten.
Close the lower instrument door and the front access door of the CyTOF 2. Turn the vacuum switch back on.