Hach CEL Basic Drinking Water Laboratory Kit
The Hach CEL Basic Drinking Water Laboratory Kit is designed to analyze the most commonly tested parameters for drinking water.
- Pre-measured reagents are impervious to environmental contamination
- Rugged carrying case is durable and portable
- Versatile for lab or field testing
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Keeping drinking water potable and disease-free is crucial prior to human consumption. The Hach CEL Basic Drinking Water Laboratory Kit includes all of the necessary equipment for the most commonly tested parameters of drinking water. Convenient package sizes and easy to operate instruments provide professionals with the basic analytical capabilities to monitor water distribution quickly and easily. Stored in a hard-sided carrying case, the kit is designed to withstand harsh environments during field sampling. Rapid testing enables direct results to communicate to decision makers.
Water quality parameters that can be tested include: alkalinity, aluminum, ammonia (free), chlorine (free), chlorine (total), dissolved oxygen, fluoride, hardness, iron, monochloramine, nitrate, nitrite, pH, phosphorus, sulfate, and sulfide/hydrogen sulfide.
- (1) DR900 Colorimeter
- (1) HQ40d Multi-Meter
- (1) CDC401 Conductivity Probe with 1 Meter Cable
- (1) Reagent Sets
- (1) Apparatus
- (1) Manual
- (1) Procedure Manual CD
- (1) Carrying Case
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