4. Select the Analysis View and extinguish plasma by pressing the Plasma icon.
5. Exit the software
- The program will not shutdown unless the plasma has been turned off.
6. Turn off cooling water
*Do not turn off the cooling water before the plasma. This will cause a cooling error on the next run and could be possibly detrimental to the instrument.
7. Turn off Argon
8. Release pump tube clamps on BOTH the ICP pump and Autosampler pump.
*If the tubes are not unclamped then they become flatten and thus prove quickly ineffective. (To change these tubes see “ICP Cleaning and Repairs”)
9. Do not turn off power to instrument.