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HI-3854 Zinc test kit

HI-3854 Zinc test kit

Hanna HI-3854 Zinc test kit

HI-3854 Zinc test kit

Range: 0.0-3.0 mg/L (ppm)
Includes reagents
In Stock
£60.60 (exc. VAT) £72.72 (inc. VAT)

HI-3854 Zinc test kit information

Hanna's extended description

Zinc is normally introduced into drinking water through industrial effluents. In addition to drinking water, zinc is measured in surface finishing, boilers and cooling towers, water conditioning and effluent waters.

Colourmetric method.

The HI-3854 zinc portable test kit makes monitoring easy, quick and safe. Range (0.0-3.0 mg/L) Low range. Range (0.0-4.0 mg/L) (0.0-20.0 mg/L) Wide range.

Zinc reacts with the zincon reagent to form a brownish-green to blue complex in a solution buffered at alkaline pH.

Since other metals can form coloured complexes with zincon, cyanide is added to complex zinc and any other heavy metal present. Then, cyclohexanone is added to selectively free zinc from its cyanide complex so that it can react with zincon to form the final blue coloured product. The amount of colour developed is proportional to the concentration of zinc present in the aqueous sample.


Order information

The HI-3854 test kit is supplied with the following;

  • 100 packets zinc reagent A
  • 60 mL zinc reagent B (2)
  • Colour comparison cube
  • 10 mL glass cuvette with HDPE stopper
  • 1 mL syringe
  • 20 mL calibrated vessel
  • Plastic spoon
  • Specifications

    Specifications list

    Specifications

    Method   Colourimetric
    Range   0.0-3.0 mg/L
    Smallest Increment   0.6 mg/L
    Chemical Method   Zincon
    Number of Tests   100
    Weight   250 g

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