With this device a cleaning solution can be pumped manually in reverse through both the sample and gas passages of concentric nebulizers. Common cleaning solutions are, for example, Sigma-Aldrich RBS™-25 or Deconex® from Borer Chemie diluted about 20x with water - or, alternatively, either of these solutions with the addition of 10% methanol. Once the wet-cleaning procedure is finished, rinse with DI water and then flush dry with compressed air or inert gas.
1, 2 and 3 in the drawing below show the three most common blockages that occur in pneumatic concentric nebulizers:
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