Anionic Surfactants Portable Photometer$355.00
Note: Limited Quantities Available, While Supplies Last
The HI96769 Anionic Surfactant Portable Photometer combines accuracy and ease of use in an ergonomic, portable design. A user can accurately determine the concentration of anionic surfactants as SDBS within a 0.00 to 3.50 mg/L (ppm) range using the HI95769-01 ready made reagents. The HI96769 offers many advanced features including the exclusive CAL Check™function used for performance verification and calibration of the meter.
- CAL Check™ Validation and Calibration
- Built-in Timer
- Automatic Shut-off
Thank you for your interest in our products. A representative will contact you within the next 2 hours.
The HI96769 portable photometer is for the measurement of anionic surfactants. Hanna's portable photometers feature an advanced optical system; the combination of a special tungsten lamp, a narrow band interference filter, and silicon photodetector ensure accurate photometric readings every time. The Hanna exclusive CAL Check™ feature utilizes ready-made, NIST traceable standards to verify both meter validation and calibration. The exclusive cuvette locking system ensures that the cuvette is inserted into the measurement cell in the same position every time to maintain a consistent path length.
CAL Check™ - Allows for performance verification and calibration of the meter using a CAL Check NIST traceable secondary standard.
GLP - Records the date of the last user calibration performed.
Built in timer - Ensures the appropriate reaction time is used for the chemical reaction. At the end of the timer the meter will automatically take the reading. This feature ensures consistency across multiple users.
Indexing indent on meter - The meter has an indent that allows for a lock and key fit with the cuvette cap. This ensures that the cuvette is indexed consistently (same position) in order to maintain the same path length for accurate results.
Cooling Lamp Indicator - It is necessary to maintain a consistent temperature of the optical components in order to maintain a narrow wavelength band of light. This photometer has a cooling lamp indicator that is displayed for a short period of time before each measurement in order to allow the components to cool and obtain the highest accuracy possible.
Error messages - Messages on display alerting to problems including no cap, over range and under range readings, and light source error.
Auto-shut off - Automatic shut off after 10 minutes of non-use when the meter is in measurement mode. Prevents wastage of batteries in the event the meter is accidentally not turned off.
Battery status indicator
The instrument has a battery level indicator to display remaining life as follows:
- 3 lines for 100 % capacity
- 2 lines for 66 % capacity
- 1 line for 33 % capacity
- Battery icon blinks when the capacity is less than 10 %.
Units of measure - Appropriate unit of measure is displayed along with reading.
Significance of Use
Present in waters and wastewaters, surfactants are discharged via aqueous waste from households, industrial laundering, and other cleansing operations. Generally present in detergents and other cleaning agents, a surfactant molecule consists of a strongly hydrophobic group and a strongly hydrophilic group, permitting solubility in both aqueous and nonaqueous media. When the hydrophilic group is negatively charged, it is deemed an anionic surfactant; when the hydrophilic group is positively charged, it is deemed a cationic surfactant.
The HI96769 uses an adaptation of the USEPA method 425.1 and the Anionic Surfactant as MBAS method per Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater to measure anionic surfactant concentrations of less than 3.50 mg/L (ppm) (as sodium dodecylbenzenesulfonate [SDBS]). When the methylene blue reagent is added to samples containing anionic surfactants, the sample will turn a blue hue; the greater the concentration, the deeper the color. The associated color change is then colorimetrically analyzed according to the Beer-Lambert Law. This principle states that light is absorbed by a complementary color, and the emitted radiation is dependent upon concentration. For anionic surfactant determination, a narrow band interference filter at 610 nm (orange) allows only orange light to be detected by the silicon photodetector and omits all other visible light emitted from the tungsten lamp. As the change in color of the reacted sample increases, absorbance of the specific wavelength of light also increases, while transmittance decreases.
The HI96769 is available as a kit (HI96769C) which includes:
- Portable Photometer
- Sample cuvettes (2)
- 25 mL glass vial with cap
- Plastic pipettes (3)
- CAL Check™ standards with certificate
- Cuvette cleaning cloth
- Rugged carrying case
- Carrying case has thermoformed insert for meter and accessories
*Reagents ordered separately
CAL Check™ standards with certificate
The HI96769-11 CAL Check™ standards are used for calibration and performance verification of photometers with the CAL Check™ function.
Supplied with Certificate of Analysis
- Lot number
- Expiration date
- Standard value @ 25 °C
- Reference meter NIST traceable
Provided storage containers
- Light tight
- Protects from accidental breakage
Specification Name Detail sku HI96769 Surfactants, Anionic Range 0.00 to 3.50 mg/L (ppm) (as SDBS) Surfactants, Anionic Resolution 0.01 mg/L (ppm) Surfactants, Anionic Accuracy ±0.04 mg/L ±3% of reading Surfactants, Anionic Method adaptation of the USEPA method 425.1 and Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 20th ed, 5540C, Anionic Surfactants as MBAS Light Source tungsten lamp Light Detector silicon photocell Power Supply 9V battery Auto-off after ten minutes of non-use in measurement mode; after one hour of non-use in calibration mode; with last reading reminder Environment 0 to 50°C (32 to 122°F); RH max 95% non-condensing Dimensions 192 x 104 x 69 mm (7.6 x 4.1 x 2.7”) Weight 320g (11.3 oz.) Warranty 2 years
- Product Manuals