Title 40

SECTION 90.315

90.315 Analyzer initial calibration.

§ 90.315 Analyzer initial calibration.

(a) Warming-up time. The warming-up time should be according to the recommendations of the manufacturer. If not specified, a minimum of two hours should be allowed for warming up the analyzers.

(b) NDIR, FID, and HFID analyzer. Tune and maintain the NDIR analyzer per the instrument manufacturer recommendations or specifications or using good engineering practice. The combustion flame of the FID or HFID analyzer must be optimized in order to meet the specifications in § 90.316(b).

(c) Zero setting and calibration. Using purified synthetic air (or nitrogen), set the CO, CO2, NOX. and HC analyzers at zero. Connect the appropriate calibrating gases to the analyzers and record the values. Use the same gas flow rates and pressure as when sampling exhaust.

(d) Rechecking of zero setting. Recheck the zero setting and, if necessary, repeat the procedure described in paragraph (c) of this section.