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HI-3835

Salinity is ecologically important in that it influences the type of organism that can live in the water. The optimal concentration of salinity varies from species to species.

Salinity Range: 0 to 40g/Kg
Titration Method
Salinity

£83.50 (exc.VAT)
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Salinity Test Kit



The HI-3835 salinity test kit measures salinity using a fast and efficient titrimetric method. The test requires only a few simple and safe steps to obtain results. The salinity level in g/kg is determined by a mercuric nitrate titration method. The pH is lowered to approximately 3 by addition of nitric acid. Mercuric ions react with chloride ions to form mercuric chloride. When excessive mercuric ions are present, it complexes with diphenylcarbazone and forms a purple solution. The colour change from yellow to violet indicates the endpoint.

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The HI-3835 salinity test kit is supplied with the following;

15 mL diphenyl-carbazone indicator 30 mL nitric acid solution 120 mL titrant solution Plastic vial 1 mL calibrated syringe with tip

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Method Titration
Range 0.0-40.0 g/kg
Smallest Increment 0.4 g/kg
Chemical Method Mercuric nitrate
Number of Tests approx 110
Weight 460 g