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SOP for Performance Check of Fourier Transform Infrared


Standard operating procedure to evaluate the performance of Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer using Polystyrene Film.

1.0 Objective

To check the performance of Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer.

2.0 Scope

This procedure is applicable to calibrate Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer.

3.0 Responsibility

3.1 Doing : Technical Assistant
3.2 Checking : Executive /Manager

4.0 Accountability

Head of the Department

5.0 Procedure

5.1 Clean the instrument with dry cotton cloth.
5.2 Switch 'ON' the instrument.
5.3 Switch 'ON' the computer.
5.4 Click on 'cancel' at network password.
5.5 Click on 'cancel' at Update Device Driver Wizard.
5.6 Double click on 'Shimadzu FTIR -8900'.
5.7 Click on O.K. at shimadzu Hyper IR.
5.8 “Online FTI” will appear on lower left side of the screen.
5.9 Place sample holder in the chamber.
5.10 Click 1
5.11 “Which spectra do you choose”shall be appeared.
5.12 Click on ‘measure’.
5.13 Message “Remove sample from holder” shall be appeared.
5.14 Click “O.K.”
5.15 “Shimadzu FTIR 8000”default shall be appeared.
5.16 “Background graph” shall be appeared.
5.17 Message “Set polystyrene film” shall be appeared.
5.18 Place polystyrene film in the holder.
5.19 Click ‘O.K’
5.20 “Shimadzu FTIR 8000 default ” shall be appeared.
5.21 IR appears on the screen
5.22 Results appears on the screen.
5.23 Message’ ‘judgement O.K.’ shall be appeared.
5.24 Message ‘output printer’ shall be appeared.
5.25 Click ‘yes’.
5.26 Check following parameters from the print out
5.26.1 Power spectrum
5.26.2 Resolution
5.26.3 Wave number accuracy
5.26.4 Repeatability of wave number
5.26.5 Repeatability of Transmittance
5.27 Enter the results of the above parameters in Annexure

6.0 Abbreviations

6.1 I.R = Infrared
6.2 FTIR = Fourier transform infra red


Annexure-I
Q. C. Department
 PERFORMANCE CHECK RECORD OF
FOURIER TRANSFORM INFRARED SPECTROPHOTOMETER
Name of the Instrument :  FOURIER TRANSFORM INFRARED SPECTROPHOTOMETER  
Make                                             : 
Model No                                   : 
IDENTIFICATION NO.               :
*  Power Spectrum :
   Wavenumber
Measured
Intensity specification
4600

10% or more of maximum
4000

30% or more of maximum
3000

60% or more of maximum
At maximum

60 or more
700.0

10% or more of maximum
500.0

2% or more of maximum
403.0

0.5% or more of maximum

   Remarks : Satisfactory/Not  Satisfactory
*  Resolution
   Wavenumber
Measured (T%)
Standard peak depth (%T)
2870, 2851, 2868.9  2848.7

Not less than 18
1589.0 , 1588.3
1583.0 , 1582.5

Not less than 10

   Remarks : Satisfactory/Not  Satisfactory
 *  Wave number accuracy
Wavenumber
Measured wave number
Error
Tolerance
3027.1


+/- 5.0
2850.7


+/- 5.0
1601.4


+/- 1.0
1583.1


+/- 1.0
1181.4


+/- 1.0
1069.1


+/- 1.0
906.7


+/- 1.0


  Remarks : Satisfactory/Not  Satisfactory



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Name of the Instrument   : FOURIER TRANSFORM INFRARED SPECTROPHOTOMETER  
Make                                               : 
Model No                                     : 
IDENTIFICATION NO.                 :
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
* Repeatability of wave number :
Wavenumber
Measured- I
wave number
Measured  -II
wave number
Error
Tolerance
2850.7



+/- 5.0
1601.4



+/- 1.0
1181.4



+/- 1.0
   Remarks : Satisfactory/Not  Satisfactory
* Repeatability of Transmittance :
Wavenumber
Observation -I
        %T
Observation-II   
        %T
Error
Tolerance
2850.7



+/- 0.5
1601.4



+/- 0.5
1181.4



+/- 0.5

     Remarks                       : Satisfactory/Not Satisfactory
     Performance check  done by          :                                                     Date :    
     Checked by                                     :                                                     Date :
     Next Performance check  due date :
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