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  • ASTM D6869 - 03(2011) standard test method for coulometric and volumetric determination of moisture in plastics using the karl fischer reaction (the reaction of iodine with water)

    Moisture will affect the processability of some plastics. High moisture content causes surface imperfections (that is, splay or bubbling) or degradation by hydrolysis. Low moisture (with high temperature) causes polymerization. The physical properties of some plastics are affected by the moisture content. 1. Scope 1.1 This method uses the reaction of Iodine (I2) ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D6304 - 07e1 standard test method for determination of water in petroleum products, lubricating oils, and additives by coulometric karl fischer titration

    A knowledge of the water content of lubricating oils, additives, and similar products is important in the manufacturing, purchase, sale, or transfer of such petroleum products to help in predicting their quality and performance characteristics. For lubricating oils, the presence of moisture could lead to premature corrosion and wear, an increase in the debris load ...


    By ASTM International

  • Life in the lab becomes easier: Metrohm answers FAQs online

    You are preparing for a Karl Fischer or ion chromatographic analysis when suddenly a question arises concerning the setup of your instrumentation or any other practical detail? Metrohm is a safe bet to turn to for an answer. In the FAQ section that is part of our online support on the Metrohm homepage you will find the information you need to get you going. Divided into the three sub-sections ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Computrac Upgrades Moisture Testing at Leading Lubricant Test Lab

    Engineered Lubricants is one of the most advanced lubricant testing facilities in the United States. They specialize in lubricant design, quality control and investigative lubricant analysis. Their knowledge and expertise of lubricants and machinery lubrication are instrumental in helping customers maintain equipment, optimize performance and reduce overall maintenance costs. ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • UK Power Station Adopts Portable FTIR analyzer for Determining Water in Lubricating Oil

    Danbury CT. The level of water in lubricating oil is critical to measure and control since it can accelerate oxidation and affect lubrication performance. For years, chemists have relied on Karl Fischer titrations to measure the level of water in lubricating oil. Mr. Richard Wilson, Environmental & Performance Manager for the Ferrybridge Power Station in West Yorkshire, England, has now ...


  • Introducing the Computrac Vapor Pro XL

    Arizona Instrument LLC is proud to announce the release of the Computrac Vapor Pro XL – the latest in a long line of accurate, reliable and easy to use moisture analyzers. About the Vapor Pro XL The Vapor Pro XL is a chemical free, moisture specific alternative to Karl Fischer titration. It features ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Video manuals - how to install, operate, and maintain your Metrohm instrument

    Do it yourself – that’s the fastest approach when it comes to the installation, operation, and maintenance of your Metrohm System. However, this is done best with proper instruction. To this end you find a complete range of «how to» videos in the «support» section on the homepage of Metrohm International Headquarters.  These videos demonstrate step by step ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Reliable Plant 2015 - Computrac Vapor Pro, the best way to measure Water in Oil

    Uncontrolled moisture in oils can wreak havoc on gearboxes, turbines, bearings and engines, shortening the usable life of the lubricant AND the machine. The first step in controlling water in oils is to measure it accurately, and the best way to measure water in oil is the Computrac Vapor Pro. If machinery reliability is important to you, you will probably be at the Reliable Plant show ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • New 917 Coulometer – Coulometric Titration `Reduced to the Max`!

    Metrohm is pleased to announce that the successful Ti-Touch titrator family has been expanded by a new member, the 917 Ti-Touch Coulometer. Just like its siblings, the 917 Coulometer is a compact, stand-alone instrument integrating control unit, magnetic stirrer, and the pump for reagent ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Quality Control for Powder and Bulk Solids

    Join us May 3-5 in Rosemont, IL at the International Powder and Bulk Solids Conference and Exhibition (IPBS) at booth 2544, and see the difference that an accurate, user friendly, reliable and durable moisture, solids or ash analyzer can make to your application. Why Choose Computrac®? ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Reduce Corrosion and Prevent Moisture Contamination

    Monitoring the moisture content of your petrochemicals is essential for maintaining quality, improving processes and ensuring that your final products meet trade specifications. Designed to perform in both manufacturing and lab environments, Computrac® has been engineered to deliver lab precision data with production durability. If moisture analysis is critical to your production ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Moisture – the ingredient you never want to overlook

    Join us October 7 and 8 in Las Vegas, NV at SupplySide West, booth 450, and see why our instruments are considered the leaders in moisture, solids and ash analysis. As a nutraceutical industry professional, your goal is to make the best products using only the highest quality ingredients. We understand that ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Upgrade Your Moisture Analysis at IFT15

    Join us at booth #4523 July 12-14 in Chicago, Illinois for the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo to learn how OUR science feeds innovation!As a food industry professional, your goal is to make the best products using only the highest quality ingredients. We understand that because we operate according to the ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Successful Reactions Start with Computrac

    Join us November 17-19 in New York, NY at the Chem Show, booth 718, and see why our instruments are considered the leaders in moisture, solids and ash analysis. If you make a living on chemical reactions, you know that accurate moisture, solids and ash content control is critical to a successful reaction. Our Computrac® line of instruments can provide ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Say Goodbye to Water Contamination in Oils

    Join us May 1-4 in Salt Lake City, UT at the American Oil Chemists’ Society Annual Meeting (AOCS) booth 800, and see what a difference our chemical free alternative to Karl Fischer titration can do for you. Its intuitive user interface means less training and increased accuracy between different users. Plus, cleaning and maintenance are a ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • METTLER TOLEDO Launches New Compact Titration 10S Line: Simple and Secure

    The new Compact Titration 10S line is specifically designed for simple and secure titration analysis. The new Karl Fischer volumetric, Karl Fischer coulometric, and potentiometric compact titrators ensure fast and precise execution of routine operations. Saving bench space in today's ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Food analysis: applications for comprehensive QC of edible fats and oils

    Metrohm is pleased to publish an Application Bulletin (AB 141) presenting applications for the determination of key parameters in QC of edible oils and  fats. AB 141 can be downloaded free from the company webpage www.metrohm.com AB ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Metrohm acquires majority of DropSens

    The Switzerland-based Metrohm AG is pleased to announce the acquisition of the majority of share in DropSens S.L. The acquisition comes after a longer period of successful cooperation between the two companies in the development of screen-printed electrodes and portable electrochemical instrumentation. With the acquisition of DropSens, Metrohm benefits from the know-how and resources of a ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Determination of various metals by fully automated complexometric titration – new applications

    Metrohm is pleased to present 6 new applications on fully automated complexometric determination of various metals. The corresponding Application Notes (ANs) are available free from www.metrohm.com The ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • 900 Touch Control – Titration was Never Easier

    Powerful as a PC, smaller than a Netbook and as easy to use as an iPhone – these are the main features of the 900 Touch Control. Users of Metrohm’s new benchtop control device start their ...


    By Metrohm AG

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