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LaMotte Phosphate Test Kit 3121

LaMotte Phosphate Test Kit 3121

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Octet Comparator with Axial Reader. Scale is 0.0, 0.2, 0.4, 0.6, 0.8, 1.0, 1.5, 2.0 ppm PO4. 50 tests.

These kits are part of an ongoing effort by the LaMotte Company Research and Development team to produce new test methods and kits that are faster, easier-to-use, and reduce or eliminate the use of hazardous materials.




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LaMotte
LaMotte`s Mission is to help people solve analytical challenges by providing innovative solutions through knowledgeable technical guidance, prompt service, & quality products designed for the analysis of water, soil, & air. LaMotte has been a committed leader in providing quality equipment and guidance for water analysis since 1919. Our philosophy has always been that we are in business to help solve your analytical challenge. Today, we produce the broadest line of portable test equipment, and continue our focus on your specific needs by offering improved products, strong technical support and the most extensive Custom Test Kit Service in the industry.

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Posted: 10/17/2012 from ROCKVILLE, MD UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: This is for both nitrate and phosphate kits. My previous (average-priced) kit showed 0 nitrates and 3 ppm phosphates. Added some KNO3 (to bring nitrates to 10 ppm). Still 0. Decided to check with LaMotte before adding any more fertilizer. Turned out that my tap already contains 10 ppm nitrate (and 1 ppm phosphate), and tank had 20 ppm NO3 after the fertilizer addition (as expected!) and 1.3 ppm phosphate. Both kits are easy to use and accurate. No sample dilution required if levels are within reasonable values. Color comparison is much easier than in other kits, especially for phosphate (ingenious 'Axial Reader' system, which allows looking through the solution column in the test tube "length-wise", makes it especially reliable and robust). Expensive, but well worth it (I'm a biochemists; I'm supposed to love quality reagents and kits :)).


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Poor Color Standard

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Posted: 12/21/2008 from SAN FRANCISCO, CA UNITED STATE
3.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I bought this against my better judgment, having read Dandrake's review. He's absolutely right on; it's hard to match your sample with the octet standard because they are different shades of blue.


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Posted: 10/14/2007 from SF Bay Area
3.0 5
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Comments: I don't like it. It has the standard axial-read comparator, which works just fine in other low-level test kits from Lamotte. But there's a warning that you must read it in sunlight, not artificial light. OK, that's reasonable, the lighting spectrum may matter, since the color sample isn't exactly the stuff in the test tube. Problem: the color sample is nothing like the solution in the test tube. Under any light, at any concentration I've run a test on, the hue of the samples is quite different from that of the actual test solution. It's extremely hard to compare the concentration (i.e., the saturation of the colors). If you're color blind, it may work fine -- seriously. If I want a result I can rely on, I actually run a parallel test against a known solution. Extract measured amounts of solution from the darker sample till the color matches, and do the math. Yuck. Worst of all, I don't know of a better test kit for these concentrations, 1 ppm plus or minus. Note: the kit is a few years old (but not deteriorated), used in freshwater testing. (Expertise listed below: in chemistry & test kits, not in fishkeeping.)


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