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Customer Training Courses

At Elementar UK we share your passion for stable isotopes and their incredible range of applications; and we want you to get the most from our instruments. So if you want to ensure that your laboratory runs at the highest throughput, or you need support developing a novel application idea, then we have created a range of training options for the entire spectrum of user experience.

Elementar UK courses are designed to meet the particular needs of our customers. New and inexperienced operators will benefit from our fixed schedule introductory courses which provide an excellent foundation. With experienced operators in mind, we offer a bespoke applications consultancy with our resident stable isotope scientists or maintenance training from an experienced engineer.

The specialists at Elementar UK are dedicated to helping and supporting our customers so take a look through our courses and see which one is suitable for your requirements.

EA-IRMS Training Courses

Introductory Training

Overview: Generic use of combustion techniques using the elemental analyzer for nitrogen, carbon and sulfur isotope analysis.

Duration: Three days (Monday - Wednesday)

Modules taught: System physical overview, EA-IRMS set-up, configuration and tuning for optimum performance, developing  analysis routines, compilation of different sample types, instrument calibration and data evaluation, performance monitoring, maintenance, and basic trouble shooting.

Extended Training

Overview: Pyrolysis techniques for oxygen and hydrogen isotope analysis.

Duation: Two days (Thursday - Friday)

Modules taught: Requirements for high temperature analysis; modifying instrument configuration, use of the vario Liquid sampler (if requested).

GC-IRMS Training Courses

Introductory Training Course

Overview: Generic use of GC-IRMS techniques for carbon and hydrogen compound specific isotope analysis.

Duration: Three days (Monday-Wednesday)

Modules taught: System physical overview, GC-IRMS set-up, configuration and tuning for optimum performance, developing analysis routines, compilation of different sample types, instrument calibration and data evaluation, performance monitoring, maintenance, and basic trouble shooting.

Extended Training

Overview: Will cover the generic use of GC-IRMS techniques for nitrogen and/or oxygen isotope analysis.

Duration: Two days (Thursday - Friday)

Modules Taught: modifying instrument configuration, system optimisation, running samples and standards as required

Other Inlet Training Courses

Fixed schedule factory training courses are available on TraceGas, MultiFlow and LiquiFace inlets.

Dual Inlet IRMS training is also available, including AquaPrep, MultiCarb and MultiPrep systems.

If you would like to receive more information about these other inlet training courses, including the next available course dates, please contact us.

Bespoke Applications Consultancy

Support from Elementar UK Applications Specialists

Further Information

The introductory and extended courses will follow a modular structure, including classroom lectures and practical laboratory training, ideal for customers who are new to IRMS and have limited experience of the technique.

3 day introductory training courses include 4 nights accommodation (with breakfast), local travel to/from the hotel and buffet lunch. 5 day extended training courses will include an additional 2 nights accommodation. Discounts are available for early bird bookings, groups, students and multiple course bookings. Hard copies of training materials will be provided. Training courses will be delivered in English. Payment must be made in advance to reserve your place. Pricing available on request; please contact us for a quote and for the next available course dates.

Elementar UK Ltd.
Isoprime House
Earl Road
Cheadle Hulme
Stockport
SK8 6PT
+ (44) 161 488 3660
+ (44) 161 488 3699
info[at]elementar.co.uk