CHEMetrics Product Videos

CHEMets® Self-filling Ampoules for Visual Colorimetric Analysis

CHEMets® ampoules are designed for maximum simplicity and accuracy, employing stable reagents vacuum-sealed in self-filling ampoules. Each glass ampoule is 7 mm in diameter, 100 mm in length, with a tapered, pre-scored tip. Test procedures are fast, easy and accurate. For field and lab use, most test kits come with everything needed to perform 30 tests. Reagent ampoules and kit accessories are also sold separately. For more information, click on the video.

Vacu-vials® Self-filling Ampoules for Instrumental Colorimetric Water Analysis

CHEMetrics' unique snap and read Vacu-vials® self-filling ampoules are ideally suited for customers preferring an instrumental result when analyzing samples, whether in the field or in the lab. Vacu-vials ® ampoules can be used with CHEMetrics Direct-Readout Photometers or any spectrophotometer capable of accepting a 13 mm diameter round cell. When using other manufacturer’s equipment, simply set your spectrophotometer to the absorbance mode, select the wavelength designated in the Vacu-vials® kit instructions, and follow the test procedure. To convert from absorbance to concentration in ppm, use the calibration provided in our kit instructions, or use the Concentration Calculator found under the “Support” tab on our website. Most Vacu-vials® kits include everything needed to perform 30 tests.

VACUettes® High Range Visual Colorimetric Analysis

VACUettes® ampoules are designed for visual analysis of highly concentrated samples. A capillary tip on the self-filling ampoule makes it easy to collect and analyze a small, precisely measured volume of concentrated sample eliminating the need for a time-consuming and error-prone preliminary dilution. As a result, the entire test typically takes only 2-3 minutes. Packaged with everything needed to run 30 tests, VACUettes® are compact and highly portable, making them ideal for fast, dependable analysis in the lab or in the field. For more information, click on the video.

Hand-held Titrets® Titration Cells for Titrimetric Analysis

Titrets® self-filling reagent ampoules make it easy to perform quick, accurate titrations of water samples. Each ampoule contains a vacuum-sealed liquid titrant with a flexible valve assembly attached allowing the analyst to precisely control the flow of sample into the ampoule. The resulting color change signals when the endpoint has been reached. Titrets® kits include everything needed to perform 30 tests. Extremely easy to use, Titrets® ampoules are ideal for lab and field use. Kits are available for total alkalinity, chloride, total hardness, nitrite and more. For more information, click on the video.

Dissolved Oxygen Testing on the Chesapeake Bay

The Sultana Education Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Maryland. They use their Schooner Sultana program to teach kids about environmental science and history, and part of the lesson includes water quality testing. Sultana has relied on CHEMetrics Dissolved Oxygen Test Kits for more than a decade for this program. As Chris Cerino, Sultana’s Vice President, explains, CHEMetrics’ products are “simple to use, [with just] a couple of easy steps, and it’s really kind of fun.”

 

Measuring PPB Oxygen in Boiler Systems

Dissolved Oxygen must be monitored and controlled to avoid catastrophic failure of steam-generating boiler systems. CHEMetrics’ portable, easy-to-use Dissolved Oxygen (D.O.) Test Kits are sensitive down to 2 parts-per-billion (ppb), and they employ an ASTM method for measuring trace levels of D.O. in boiler applications. CHEMetrics D.O. CHEMets® ampoules provide power plant operators with a rapid, reliable means to determine ppb levels of Dissolved Oxygen.