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Hanna Instruments Low Range Phosphate Meter w/ Kit, Case, and Standards

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HN1197

This item has been discontinued.

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Phosphates are particularly important for the growth and development of plant roots, and hence are one of the most common fertilizers used in agriculture. In addition, phosphates are usually utilized in detergents and are needed, in small quantities, for heating systems. However, high concentrations of phosphates can cause environmental pollution: they are for example a primary cause of eutrophication. For these reasons, it is necessary to closely monitor the phosphate levels present in both civil and industrial waste water.

Specifications

  • Range 0.00 to 2.50 mg/L (ppm)
  • Resolution 0.01 mg/L (ppm)
  • Precision ±0.04 mg/L ±4% of reading
  • Light Source Tungsten lamp
  • Light Detector Silicon photocell with narrow band interference filter @ 610 nm
  • Method Adaptation of the ascorbic acid method.
**Please Note: Reagents are not included with this kit


Manufacturer Info

Hanna Instruments USA Aquarium Supplies
Hanna Instruments is a leading manufacturer of analytical aquarium instrumentation. They were founded in 1978 and are headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. When Hanna introduced pH Electronic Paper in 1986 it literally revolutionized the world of testing by allowing millions of people in various industries to test for pH in a simple, accurate and affordable way. Hanna employees are constantly challenging themselves to improve on existing technology and to invent new testing techniques with the common goal to simplify analytical testing. This applies not only to instrumentation, but also to sensors development, reagents and chemicals. Hanna also believes in controlling the quality of their products from inception to delivery so they manufacture everything themselves, from meters and electrodes to chemical reagents and buffer solutions.

DON RUSSELL from LAKEWOOD, WA UNITED STATES

06/30/2011

Experience Level: Intermediate

Low Range Phosphate Meter

It is not clear from your catalog that Hanna Instruments Low Range Phosphate Meter w/ Kit, Case, and Standards does not include any reagents required to operate the meter. I found out after receiving my meter that reagents have to be ordered separately. This has caused a delay in my use of the meter. That reagents to use this meter are not included and have to be ordered separately should be made clear in your catalog description of this Hanna product.

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