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Filming Amine (aliphatic amine) Test Kits

Filming Amine (aliphatic amine) Test Kits

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Visual Kits

Range MDL Method Kit Catalog No. Refill Catalog No.
0-1 ppm 0.05 ppm Methyl Orange K-1001 R-1000

Method

Filming amines (aliphatic amine) are fed continuously into boiler feedwater to protect metal surfaces from corrosion caused by dissolved oxygen and carbon dioxide in condensate water. The amine forms a thin film on the surfaces that repels the potentially corrosive water.

The Methyl Orange Method

Reference: ASTM D 2327-80, Mono- and Dioctadecylamines in Water.

CHEMetrics 3-minute procedure uses the standard methyl orange chemistry and features a unique extraction technique. The extraction eliminates several steps required in other procedures and provides increased sensitivity.

The filming amine compound reacts with methyl orange to form a yellow-colored complex that is extracted into an immiscible organic solvent. Results are expressed in ppm (mg/L) octadecylamine.