Maintenance Best Practices

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General System Maintenance Guide
Properly maintaining your system can help prevent future problems and keep it running optimally. Running through this list can also help with general troubleshooting, such as problems with vacuum levels or base temperature. !! SCROLL DOWN FOR ...
The Care and Keeping of O-Rings
BEST PRACTICES Always wear gloves when handling components of the system Do NOT use acetone or IPA on the o-rings Do NOT place the Cryostation housing down on a surface flat – this will get debris on the o-ring. There is a notch in th...
The Care and Keeping of the Cold Head
NORMAL COLD HEAD PERFORMANCE As the cold head ages it may develop some different noises, most commonly there is a chirp, a high pitched noise that does not last long (less than a cycle). Some chirps are soft and some are louder. These can happen a...