Thermo Orion Replacement Optical DO Sensor Cap
- Cap has a 2-year life from the date of manufacture
- Cap has a 1-year life after the instrument takes its first sensor reading
- Replacement caps should be purchased as needed
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The Orion optical sensor cap is very robust and resistant to damage. A maximum storage time of 12 months prior to installation is recommended so that a full 12 months of cap usage is achieved. Therefore, it is not advisable to stock a large quantity of replacement caps, unless your monitoring conditions necessitate this.
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