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  • ASTM D4129 - 05(2012) Standard Test Method for Total and Organic Carbon in Water by High Temperature Oxidation and by Coulometric Detection

    This test method is necessary because of the need for rapid reliable tests for carbonaceous material in waters and sediments. It is used for determining the concentration of organic carbon in water that comes from a variety of natural, domestic, and industrial sources. Typically, these measurements are used to monitor organic pollutants in domestic and industrial waste water. When a ...


    By ASTM International

  • Hanovia Appoints Chinese UV Applications Specialist

    British UV disinfection company Hanovia has expanded its presence in China by appointing a Chinese Applications Specialist. Dr Violet Feng, PhD, will support Hanovia's Chinese sales team in defining the correct product configurations for UV disinfection applications, as well as evaluating test results to ensure the company's product offerings are correctly matched to customers' requirements. In ...

  • Edinburgh Sensors product of choice for TOC monitoring

    Edinburgh Sensors is pleased to announce its sensors are now being integrated into a number of systems for Total Organic Carbon (TOC) measurement. A number of key global players have adopted Edinburgh Sensors products into their applications and as interest continues, Edinburgh Sensors are becoming the product of choice.   Total Organic Carbon represents a measure of the amount ...

  • ASTM E688 - 94(2011) Standard Test Methods for Waste Glass as a Raw Material for Glass Manufacturing

    These test methods provide a means for determining whether waste glass is suitable for use as a raw material for glass manufacturing. 1. Scope 1.1 These test methods give the various tests for assessing the compliance of glass recovered from wastes for use as a raw material for glass manufacturing. 1.2 The test methods combine visual examinations with both ...


    By ASTM International

  • Sky high – Fast detection of total organic carbon peak loads

    Normally, production facilities have low waste water discharge levels, mostly within the range of 1,000 ppm TOC (total organic carbon). However, occasionally the installation can suffer failures or process disturbances take place. In this case, the range could very well reach a level of up to 50,000 ppm. If these go ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Ten ASTM water standards included in EPA final rule

    D19 Standards Used for Measuring Regulated Pollutants in Wastewater Ten standards developed by ASTM International Committee D19 on Water have been included in a final rule published in the Code of Federal Regulations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to approve methods for measuring regulated pollutants in ...


    By ASTM International

  • New Installation Reduces Turbidity and Total Organic Carbon in Alabama

    WesTech Engineering has supplied critical equipment in the construction of the High Point Water Treatment Plant near Henager, Alabama.  Built in response to growing populations in and around Henager, the new plant has reduced turbidity and total organic carbon (TOC), increased water quality, and simplified operations and maintenance. Northeast Alabama Water District (NEAW) services 15,200 ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • Finnish rivers transport carbon to Baltic Sea at an increasing rate

    The amount of carbon transported via Finnish rivers to the Baltic Sea has risen substantially in the past few decades. This was found in a collaborative study by the University of Helsinki, Aarhus University and the Finnish Environment Institute. The researchers don't know the exact effects yet. The researchers investigated ...

  • New Application Posted to Our Site!

    The Situation: Hydrocarbons in water intake used for municipal drinking water and desalination systems are commonly limited to 1 part per million. Occasionally, drinking water from rivers or lakes with commercial traffic or regular flooding is contaminated by hydrocarbons leaking into the water intake system. Problem: Naturally occurring ...

  • Upcoming Pittcon 2015

    HORIBA Scientific will be speaking at the upcoming Pittcon 2015 symposium entitled, "Using analytical solutions to target emerging issues in drinking water safety." Adam Gilmore, PhD, will be discussing: "Optical monitoring and optimization of wastewater recycling operations with simultaneous fluorescence and absorbance measurements." The symposium's description is: "Using ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Environmental solution for Sick Building Syndrome

    Green Earth Nano Science, Inc., nanotechnology solutions provider and global distributor of advanced photocatalyst* coatings, recently introduced its new solution for bio-contamination problems in our daily lives, in offices, homes and cars. Poor indoor air quality and bacteria contamination can have a profound effect on our health, moods, productivity and enjoyment of our home or place of ...

  • Straightforward determination of anhydrosugars in aerosols

    Metrohm presents a new method for the sensitive and robust routine determination of the «smoke markers» levoglucosan, mannosan and galactosan in aerosols. The method couples ion chromatography with a highly sensitive pulsed amperometric detector (IC-PAD) and provides a simple and less expensive alternative to GC/MS. As such, it facilitates research into the effects of biomass burning aerosols on ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • QuickTOC®purity: Precise continuous TOC analyses in low ppb ranges for pharmaceutical water

    QuickTOC®purity of LAR Process Analysers AG is an on-line measuring system for the detection of total organic carbon (TOC) in pharmaceutical water particularly for 'Highly Purified Water' (HPW) and 'Water for Injection' (WFI), according to USP Chapter 643 and EP 2.2.44. The TOC measuring system QuickTOC®purity was designed in cooperation with customers from the pharmaceutical industry in ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • TOC analysis with UV oxidation

    The QuickTOCuv of LAR Process Analysers AG is a continuous operating online analyzer for the determination of total organic carbon (TOC) and total carbon (TC) in water. The parameters are determined using the UV persulphate method in accordance with EN 1484:1997 and US-EPA 415.2. In this procedure, carbons are oxidised to CO2 using a digestion reagent (sodium persulphate) ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • TOC Analyzer for Cooling Water

    The on-line TOC analyzer QuickTOCultra by LAR Process Analysers AG, Berlin, is a measurement system for the determination of the total organic carbon (TOC) in water. The parameter TOC will be inter alia used for the assessment of cooling water quality. Using a ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • TOC analysis in high salt samples

    LAR Process Analysers, Germany, offers an outstanding High Salt Option for the Ultra-series (QuickTOCultra, QuickCODultra, QuickTONultra). ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Optical water quality assessment

    Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have proven that measuring fluorescence could improve source water monitoring during a study of the McKenzie River in Oregon.  The study was designed to assess the amount, type and source of dissolved organic carbon that exists in all sources of drinking water. Dissolved organic carbon can react with chlorine during water treatment and form ...

  • Independent Tests Show TOC, THMs And Combined Chlorine All Lower Following UV Treatment

    Recent independent tests carried out at a UK leisure centre showed a dramatic reduction in TOC (total organic carbon), THMs (trihalomethanes) and combined chlorine in pool water following the installation of a Hanovia medium pressure UV system. The tests were carried out by WRK Design and Services Limited, an independent chemical engineering consultancy specialising in contract research and ...

  • EPA Funds Coastal Observation System for Indicators of Ocean Acidification in Casco Bay

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provided a total of $85 thousand toward establishing a state-of-the-art coastal observing system in Casco Bay Maine to help coastal managers evaluate the threat of coastal acidification from excess CO2 in the atmosphere. The system was deployed on April 23, 2015. “Ocean acidification resulting from climate change and excess greenhouse gases ...

  • Comparison of COD, BOD and TOC Methods for Organics

    How does the PeCOD Method compare? There are several common methods to test wastewater and drinking water for organic pollutants, natural and chemical. Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) and, Total Organic Carbon (TOC) compromise the three main methods of testing water samples. BOD and COD methods differ from TOC because they measure the amount of oxygen that is ...


    By MANTECH Inc.

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