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HI-3841 Hardness - Range (40-500 mg/L)

HI-3841 Hardness - Range (40-500 mg/L)

HI-3841 Hardness - Range (40-500 mg/L)

HI-3841 Hardness - Range (40-500 mg/L)

Range: 40-500 mg/L (ppm)
Includes reagents
In Stock
£9.20 (exc. VAT) £11.04 (inc. VAT)

Hardness in water is mainly due to the presence of Calcium and Magnesium ions and each contributes to the amount of total hardness. Monitoring and controlling hardness is instrumental in order to prevent scaling and corrosion.

HI-3841 Hardness - Range (40-500 mg/L) information

Hanna's extended description

Hardness Medium Range Test Kit


The HI-3841 hardness, medium range test kit determines total hardness in water via a titrimetric method.

Water hardness has traditionally been defined as the capacity of water to precipitate soap. The ionic species in the water causing the precipitation was later found to be primarily calcium and magnesium. In the present, therefore, water hardness is actually a quantitative measure of these ions in the water sample. It is also now known that certain other ion species, such as iron, zinc and manganese, contribute to the overall water hardness. The measure and subsequent control of water hardness is essential to prevent scaling and clogging in water pipes.


Order information

The HI-3841 test kit is supplied with the following:



  • 30 mL hardness MR reagent
  • 50 mL calibrated vessel


  • Specifications

    Specifications list

    Specifications

    Method Titration
    Range 40-500 mg/L
    Smallest Increment 20 mg/L
    Chemical Method EDTA
    Number of Tests approx 50
    Weight 120 g

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