The ATI Model Q46/84 Hydrogen Peroxide Monitor is designed to continuously monitor processes that utilize hydrogen peroxide for bleaching or disinfection purposes.
Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is an extremely strong oxidizer widely used in bleaching applications in the paper industry. It has also been used in a variety of applications including disinfection, odor control, oxygenation, and cyanide oxidation. It is frequently used in wastewater collection systems to remove hydrogen sulfide that destroys concrete pipes and manhole structures. Peroxide applications in aqueous systems, like most chemical treatment processes, function most efficiently with accurate measurement and control.
ATI’s Model Q46/84 Hydrogen Peroxide Monitor is designed to continuously measure the concentration of H2O2 in aqueous systems. Using a direct peroxide sensor, the unit responds rapidly to changes in concentration, enabling operators to control chemical feed to maintain specific targets. With both digital and analog communications available, the Q46 is adaptable to a wide variety of peroxide monitoring applications.
Hydrogen Peroxide sensors are amperometric devices isolated from the water by a peroxide permeable membrane. As peroxide diffuses through this membrane, it comes in contact with an active electrode and is oxidized on the surface. The net effect is that the sensor generates a current proportional to H2O2 concentration. An integral RTD in the sensor provides for automatic temperature compensation, allowing the sensor to operate accurately over a range of 0-50°C.
Peroxide sensors are capable of operating over a fairly broad concentration range, from a low range of 0-2 PPM up to a high range of 0-200 PPM. Systems will operate with good sensitivity down to 0.05 PPM and respond to changes in concentration within about 60 seconds, making them useful for automatic control.
Hydrogen Peroxide sensors require a steady flow of sample across the membrane at the tip of the sensing assembly. ATI offers options for flowcells, including the standard constant-head overflow system, and a sealed flowcell for pressures up to 50 PSI. For simplicity of installation, complete flow control assemblies are available. Panel assemblies are available with or without a flow switch and can greatly reduce installation time.
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