Alik:GENERAL LAB MAINTENANCE PROTOCOLS (-80 Freezer Maintenance)

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Overview

These instructions are usedfor cleaning the filter (~3-6 months) & cleaning ice from the insdie door. Replace this sentence with a brief description of the protocol and its goal.

Materials

  • -80 Freezer
  • Water

Procedure

Cleaning the Filter

  1. Open panel on the bottom front of freezer
  2. Remove the filter
  3. Remove dirt/debris by beating (outside)
  4. Rinse filter with water
  5. Replace

Cleaning Ice from Inside Doors

  1. Scrape ice off of inside doors, focusing on the area where the outside door

seals (build up of ice prevents door from sealing)

    1. eppendorf tube holder is effective for scraping off doors
    2. lab marker is effective for scraping off seal area

Notes

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