TE-WILBUR OPERATIONS MANUAL REV 002.15 06/11/2015
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The following shows the airflow path through the TE-PM10 Inlet.
5.2 Cleaning the PM10 Inlet
USEPA Quality Assurance Guidance Document 2.12, Monitoring PM2.5 in
Ambient Air Using Designated Reference or Class I Equivalent Methods
suggests the PM10 inlet must be cleaned every 4 weeks. To clean the TE-
PM10 Inlet, perform the following:
1. Remove the glass jar and empty any water.
2. Place the jar aside.
3. Remove the PM10 inlet from the sampler and place on flat surface.
4. Unscrew the lower piece from the upper piece.
5. Using cotton swabs, q-tips and distilled water or general purpose
cleaner, clean the impactor plate and the nozzles.
Particles 10 micron
and less proceed
Particles larger than 10
micron get impacted on
the impaction plate