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Iron testing - which method to use?

Iron testing - which method to use?

The three Palintest iron test ranges rely on different chemical methods. Find out here which one is right for your application.

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Is Instachlor registered as conforming to any particular standard?

Is Instachlor registered as conforming to any particular standard?

The Instachlor (Dichloroisocyanurate or 'Di-Chlor') product is fully compliant with current European Regulations...

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Measuring turbidity in swimming pools

Measuring turbidity in swimming pools

Water clarity is critical for pool owners in terms of appearance and to ensure that the swimmer feels confident in the quality of the water. It is also an indication of the efficacy of the disinfectant as cloudy water can host and protect bacteria and viruses from the action of the disinfectant.

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Methods for determining chlorine dioxide and its oxychlorine by-products in water

Methods for determining chlorine dioxide and its oxychlorine by-products in water

The analysis of chlorine dioxide and its oxychlorine by products in water is a difficult topic due to the volatility of chlorine dioxide and to the interferences from other species with standard test methods.

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Methods of expressing soil test results

Methods of expressing soil test results

Palintest soil analysis results are expressed in terms of the nutrient as mg/L of soil. Several other methods of expression are available and this guide explains how results can be converted from one to another.

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Testing biocides in hydraulic fracturing

Testing biocides in hydraulic fracturing

Biocides are added to the water to prevent the build up of bacteria in the water that may lead to acid corrosion or the creation of sulphide based compounds. Bacterial growth can impair the production of oil and gas wells, and can be introduced into the fracking fluid from various sources including the source water and the proppant.

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Testing for lead in drinking water

Testing for lead in drinking water

Contamination events earlier this year in both Flint (USA) and Hong Kong shone the light back onto lead in drinking water. Discover how providers can use monitoring products to unequovically prove to consumers when the water has returned within safe limits.

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Testing free chlorine when superchlorinating

Testing free chlorine when superchlorinating

In some applications, like fresh produce washing, regulations stipulate that free chlorine must be applied to the water at a concentration greater than 50mg/l.

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Water Testing in Renal Dialysis

Water Testing in Renal Dialysis

Chloramine testing of water used for haemodialysis is mandatory as prescribed in ISO 13959:2014. The standard refers to testing for total chlorine, however understanding the difference between free chlorine and combined chlorine can help when making the decision as to which test method to use.

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What is %T (transmittance)?

What is %T (transmittance)?

At Palintest, we tend to define accuracy of our photometers in terms of %T, but what is %T?

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What is a Photometer Check Standard?

What is a Photometer Check Standard?

A check standard is a product Palintest offer that allows you to check the performance of your Palintest photometer wherever you are.

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What is KH and GH in Aquarium Water Test Kits?

What is KH and GH in Aquarium Water Test Kits?

In aquariums and fish farms, you need to be able to differentiate between Carbonate Hardness (KH) and Total Hardness (GH).

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