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Teledyne ACS Talks is a compilation of audio presentations about applications, tips and tricks, product information, how to and other valuable information to aid you with your application and be more productive in your work environment.

Teledyne Advanced Chemistry Systems (TACS) is a group of four Teledyne companies manufacturing products for laboratory analysis or for measurement of gas flow and vacuum pressure.

•Teledyne CETAC Technologies
• Teledyne Hastings Instruments​
• Teledyne Leeman Labs
• Teledyne Tekmar

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Teledyne ACS Talks is a compilation of audio presentations about applications, tips and tricks, product information, how to and other valuable information to aid you with your application and be more productive in your work environment.

Teledyne Advanced Chemistry Systems (TACS) is a group of four Teledyne companies manufacturing products for laboratory analysis or for measurement of gas flow and vacuum pressure.

•Teledyne CETAC Technologies
• Teledyne Hastings Instruments​
• Teledyne Leeman Labs
• Teledyne Tekmar

    A Day in the Life of a Quality Control (QC) Chemist

    A Day in the Life of a Quality Control (QC) Chemist

    On this podcast, we will talk about a day in the life of a QC Chemist, what they do and how they do it.

    Sara Kennedy is our guest speaker for this podcast.  Sara is the Application/QC Chemist at Teledyne Leeman Labs and is responsible for the Mercury Analyzers.

    Some additional topics that will be discussed:


    What a typical day looks like morning and afternoon
    Steps to preparing chemical reagents and standards
    Process for performing analytical tests
    Daily challenges one might come across
    Most rewarding aspects of the job
    Tips for becoming a QC Chemist

    For more information on Teledyne Leeman Labs visit: www.teledyneleemanlabs.com

    • 14 min
    Part 3 Evolution of Total Organic Carbon (TOC) Analysis

    Part 3 Evolution of Total Organic Carbon (TOC) Analysis

    This podcast is the third and final part of the Evolution series. This part 3 podcast discusses the evolution of TOC or Total Organic Carbon. 


    Part 1 discussed ICP - Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometers 
    Part 2 covered Mercury Analyzers

    The podcast covers the following: 


    History of TOC
    Markets and Applications
    How TOC instruments impact our day-to-day lives

    Our guest speaker is Tyler Trent with who the Elemental Marketing Manager at Teledyne Tekmar.

    For more information on TOC visit - https://www.teledynetekmar.com/products/total-organic-carbon-(toc) 

    To learn more about the Theory of TOC visit - https://www.teledynetekmar.com/prods/TOC/Pages/TOC-Theory.aspx

    • 19 min
    Mass Flow Controller Best Practices

    Mass Flow Controller Best Practices

    In this podcast we will be discussing best practices for Mass Flow Controllers.

    Our guest speaker is Doug Baker with who is the Director of Sales and Business Development at Teledyne Hastings. Doug is going to talk with us today about Mass Flow Controllers, what they are, how they work, applications and best practices.

    Here are some of the things that will be discussed:


    What is a Mass Flow Controller?
    Industries or applications best suited to use Mass Flow Controllers
    Best practices
    Unique features on Mass Flow Controllers
    How to determine which Mass Flow Controller is best for their needs?

    For more information on Mass Flow Controllers, click here

    Here is some additional information you might find useful relating to Mass Flow Controllers:


    Mass Flow Glossary of Terms
    Characteristics of Thermal Mass Flow Sensor, Part 1
    Characteristics of Thermal Mass Flow Sensor, Part 2
    Understanding Reference Conditions
    Selection Criteria
    Mass Flow Converter App
    Turn Down Ratio

    • 20 min
    Introduction to Laser Ablation

    Introduction to Laser Ablation

    In this podcast we will give listeners an introduction to Laser Ablation.

    Our guest speaker is Damon Green with who is VP of Technology and the Manager of the laser group at Teledyne. 

    Here are some of the things that Damon will talk about: 


    What is Laser Ablation?
    A brief history of Laser Ablation?
    Laser ablation vs other analytical techniques
    When to use laser ablation – what are advantages of using LA?
    Most commonly use applications

    For more information on Laser Ablation, click here

    Here are some previously recorded webinars that might be of interest:


    Laser Ablation 101: An Introduction to the Technique of LA-ICP-MS
    Laser Ablation 102: Evolution of LA-ICP-MS Through Collaborative Science
    Laser Ablation 201: Applications and Data Reduction Strategies

    • 21 min
    Insights into an Apps Chemist

    Insights into an Apps Chemist

    We thought this would be a helpful podcast for those who are interested in exploring a career path as an applications chemist.  Our guest speaker, Jeramiah Bradley will provide insights into the following: 


    What it takes to become an applications chemist
    What a typical day in the life of one looks like 
    Helpful tips for someone looking to get into this field

    Our guest speaker, Jeramiah Bradley, is currently an applications chemist with Teledyne Tekmar and he has been working at Tekmar for a little over two years.

    For more information on Tekmar visit: www.teledynetekmar.com

    • 12 min
    Introduction to the APS-7450V Volumetric Sample Prep Station

    Introduction to the APS-7450V Volumetric Sample Prep Station

    In this podcast, we will be discussing the new APS-7450V Volumetric Sample Prep Station which was launch by Teledyne CETAC in the spring of 2021.

    Our guest speaker is Jacob Herrington with who is a Product Manager for the APS-7450V at Teledyne CETAC. Jake is going to talk about the following: 


    What is the APS-7450V
    What market and applications it was designed for 
    Some of the unique features and benefits it offers for these applications and those using it.

    If you are interested in more information on the APS-7450V, here are some helpful resources:


    Webpage devoted to system features and benefits of the APS-7450V
    Introduction webinar recording for the APS-7450V

    • 19 min

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