Essential water quality parameters such as pH, conductivity, TDS, dissolved oxygen and ORP are evaluated to assess water, in terms of suitability for human consumption and to determine wastewater treatment efficiency. Water samples collected for the purpose of quality testing become unstable when removed from source, which means rapid testing is essential for accuracy. On site testing therefore boasts advantages over main laboratory tests where timing is crucial. The solution to this is fully portable and adaptable instruments that return results comparable with laboratory methods, that Environmental engineers can rely on. The AquaCheck Multiparameter Water Quality meter is a high-quality modern test instrument that is intuitive to use, and with a wide range of traditional and ISE sensors available, means the AC2000 has the versatility to suit your testing requirements.
The AquaPro is our next generation handheld instrument using improved 18 wavelength photometric technology. Our photometer can test water quality for more than 140 parameters, using it's large touchscreen display to guide you/the operator step-by-step through each test method.
The instrument is available as an engineer's kit, in an IP67 ruggedised carry case, with all the necessary accessories to perform testing in the field.
The AquaPro photometer is also included in our wider Trace2o® range of products, including the AquaSafe® Water Safety Laboratories range and HydroKit® Physicochemical range of portable test kits.
Turbidity, or cloudiness, has often been considered a superb first line indicator of water quality. Turbidity may be caused by growth of phytoplankton. Human activities that disturb land, such as construction, mining and agriculture, can lead to high sediment levels entering water bodies.. Erosion rates contribute large amounts of turbidity to nearby waters, and industries such as quarrying, mining and coal recovery can generate very high levels of turbidity from colloidal rock particles. High turbidity levels can reduce the amount of light reaching lower depths, which can inhibit growth of submerged aquatic plants, reducing oxygen levels. In drinking water, the higher the turbidity level, the higher the risk that people may develop gastrointestinal diseases. Suspended solids interfere with water disinfection with chlorine because the particles act as shields for the virus and bacteria. Similarly, suspended solids can protect bacteria from UV sterilisation of water. The HTTURB IR turbidity meter offers fast, precise on-site testing using the industry standard nephelometric method (scattered light at an angle of 90°). The wide range makes this a multi-purpose instrument for a variety of possible applications and the IR light source ensures suitability for both coloured and colourless liquids. The unit comes complete with calibration standards and accessories, packaged in a hard shell carry case.
HydroTest COD System
The HydroTest COD System HTCOD is designed for the determination of chemical oxygen demand index (COD) using the small-scale sealed-tube method. The industry standard dichromate method can be considered as an estimate of theoretical oxygen demand. With a wide measuring range from 0 – 15,000 mg/L O2, the HTCOD is ideal for waste water testing, offering a small handheld photometer with two LED light sources housed inside a waterproof sample chamber. The highly-sensitive equipment is compatible with mercury-free tube tests, with optional chloride compensation to remove interference, and utilises the popular photometric determination method. Standard solutions can be used to verify operation and accuracy of the instrument. The thermoreactor is compatible with other products in the HydroTest range, and can also be utilised for tube test digestion of TOC, total Chromium total Nitrogen and total Phosphate. The thermoreactor operates at three pre-set temperatures, with three pre-set reaction times, and offers automatic switch-off functionality with audible alarm.
HL101 Pocket pH/°C/°F Meter
A highly accurate pocket pH meter, offering 1 to 3 points calibration functionality with auto-buffer recognition for USA and NIST standards. Automatic temperature compensation provides accurate readings across the entire measurement range. The round glass bulb electrode is perfectly suited for measuring the pH of liquids. Equipped with a high-clarity LCD display, the HL101 is designed for maximum ease of use, with auto-hold functionality to freeze a stable reading for ease of recording. A visible battery indicator and auto-off functions effectively conserve and communicate battery life to the user. A fully replaceable electrode module reduces maintenance costs.
HL102 Pocket Conductivity / TDS / Salinity Meter
A powerful multi-parameter pocket conductivity meter, including TDS and salinity measurement modes. The platinum-based electrode module offers fast, reliable results and is fully replaceable for reduced maintenance costs. The TDS conversion factor is adjustable to suit a plethora of different measurement requirements. The meter offers 1 to 3 points calibration functionality with automatic calibration solution recognition. Automatic temperature compensation provides accurate readings across the entire measurement range. The HL102 is designed for ease of use, with auto-hold functionality to freeze a stable reading for ease of recording. A visible battery indicator and auto-off functions effectively conserve and communicate battery life to the user.for 200 tests.
HL103 Pocket Dissolved Oxygen Meter
A simple pocket dissolved oxygen meter using an industry-standard polarographic DO probe, offering 1 or 2 point calibration using air-saturated water or zero oxygen solution. Automatic temperature compensation, and manual salinity and barometric pressure compensation improve accuracy across the entire measurement range. The HL103 is designed for ease of use, with auto-hold functionality to freeze a stable reading for ease of recording. A visible battery indicator and auto-off functions effectively conserve and communicate battery life to the user. A fully replaceable electrode module reduces maintenance costs.
HL104 Pocket Oxygen Reproduction Potential Meter
Economical pocket ORP tester with relative and absolute millivolt measurement modes. The meter is suitable for measuring the oxidation reduction potential of samples, accuracy: 2mV.
1 point offset calibration allows adjusting the displayed value to a known standard. With relative and absolute millivolt modes ensure the reliable ORP measurements. The unit has a replaceable electrode module reduces maintenance and replacement cost.
The probe has a waterproof feature to ensure complete protection in harsh environments
Multiple kits are an expensive and cumbersome way to test for multiple parameters in the field. The HydroKit total is designed to give a user flexibility to choose the best possible probe for purpose by supplying all four single parameter probes in one kit, from simple digital measurement to a wider range of more complex and accurate testing. The HydroKit total comes complete in a rugged waterproof case to ensure the safety and protection of the instruments inside.
The most simple of the HydroKit range offers basic water quality analysis using the pocket meters for both pH and conductivity/TDS, along with a high quality comparator block with colour wheels and reagents for ammonia, chlorine (residual and total), nitrate and nitrite. The kit also includes a 2-part Jackson turbidity tube with threaded locking for one-handed operation.
A mid range water quality analysis kit including 2 separate pocket meters for pH and conductivity from the HydroLite range, and a quality multi-parameter photometer (HT1000) for a broad range of chemical tests and turbidity. The waterproof carry case also contains reagent for ammonia, chlorine (residual and total), nitrate and also calibration buffers for the pocket meters.
This high level physico-chemical kit includes both a multi-parameter photometer and multi-parameter electrochemistry meter to give enhanced accuracy in all areas of water quality testing. The kit also includes a dedicated turbidity meter for high accuracy testing in NTU and a rapid visual system for the testing of total Arsenic. A comprehensive kit for a complete field testing programme.
A rapid and highly accurate trace heavy metals analyser measuring to ppb levels in the field is added to the HydroKit Pro 3000 to create this complete kit.
Trace2o HydroKit HK6000 Portable Electronic Physico-Chemical Water Testing Kit. The Kit comprises 4 instruments and all accessories.
-The HT1000 Photometer
-The HC1000 Multi-parameter Meter
-HydroTest Turbidity HTTURB
-Trace2o Metalyser Field Pro HM3000
When a wider range of chemical tests may be required, or the flexibility to add tests at a later date is desirable, a comparator block using the wheel comparator method is a great choice.
-Fast and simple testing of multiple chemical parameters
-Easy to switch between tests simply by inserting a different wheel
-Chemical reagents can be purchased separately saving money and storage space, giving maximum flexibility
-A wide range of chemical tests available
BASIC POOLTESTER BLOCK
When fast and easy testing of chlorine or pH levels is required, nothing could be easier than a simple pooltester method using the DPD or phenol red tablet system.
-High quality rugged block with dual chamber chlorine/pH measurement
-Easy integrated colour comparison chart
-Chlorine chamber able to measure both residual (free) and total chlorine
-Uses standard DPD1 and 3 tablets for chlorine testing and phenol red for pH testing