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Introduction to Freshwater Monitoring and Water Rangers Products

Announcing A New Partnership At CHEMetrics, our goal is to deliver water testing tools and resources that are accurate, affordable, and easy to use. With that in mind, we’re proud to announce our partnership with the Canada-based Water Rangers organization. Water Rangers has created water testing kits designed for communities, schools, and passionate citizen scientists…

Environmental Dissolved Oxygen Testing: CHEMetrics Test Kits vs. Winkler Titration

CHEMetrics K-7512 Dissolved Oxygen Test kit and contents

Significance of Dissolved Oxygen in Aquatic Environments Measuring the concentration of dissolved oxygen (DO) in natural waters is vital in assessing the overall health of aquatic environments. While every ecosystem is different, water bodies need approximately 6 – 10 mg/L (ppm) DO to support aquatic life. Low dissolved oxygen concentration is a strong indicator that…

Turbidity and the Sample Zeroing Accessory Pack

Turbidity is haze or cloudiness in water caused by suspended matter. Turbid water is commonly described as hazy, milky, cloudy or dirty. High levels of turbidity usually indicate low water quality.   A common field test to check for turbidity is to hold a flashlight up to the water sample. If the light makes the…

New Application Overview: Monitoring Dissolved Oxygen in High-Pressure Boiler Systems & Feedwater

Portable DO Test Kits Detect Trace Levels Application Note Many power plants use fossil fuels or nuclear power as sources of heat to boil purified water for the production of steam. The pressurized steam drives turbines to produce electricity. The quality of boiler feedwater must be carefully controlled throughout operations to optimize system performance. Proper…

Hydrogen Peroxide Comparative Performance Study

CHEMetrics® Hydrogen Peroxide Self-filling Ampoules vs. Test Strips Aug 2018, Ver 1 Application Note  In the Food and Beverage industry, plant operators on packaging lines routinely monitor sterilization solution residuals in Extended Shelf-Life (ESL) and aseptic packaging applications.  The product cartons used to package juice, milk and other dairy products are sprayed with hydrogen peroxide…