Water Analysers

Camlab is proud to present an extensive collection of blogs centred around the topic of water analysers. Our team of experts has curated a range of informative and insightful articles designed to provide you with the latest advancements and innovations in water analysis technology. As a leading supplier of laboratory equipment, including water testing instrumentation, Camlab is committed to keeping you informed and up-to-date with the most accurate and efficient water analysis solutions. Whether you are looking for information on the latest trends in water testing or seeking guidance on selecting the right water analyser for your specific needs, our blog collection has got you covered. Explore our range of articles today and let us help you achieve optimal results in your water analysis projects.

What is the Best Method for Detecting Lead in Drinking Water?
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What is the Best Method for Detecting Lead in Drinking Water?

Lead is a heavy metal that can harm human health, especially for children and pregnant women. Exposure can cause several health problems, including learning and behaviour problems, delayed development, hearing loss, anaemia, high blood pressure, reproductive problems, and cancer.Lead can enter the body through the skin, lungs, and digestive system. It can build up in the body over time and eve...
Enhancing Water Testing Efficiency with Kemio
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Enhancing Water Testing Efficiency with Kemio

Professionals in water utilities, environmental agencies, and industrial sectors require efficient and precise water testing solutions. The traditional methods often involve complex procedures and can be time-consuming. This factor and increasing regulatory requirements result in a growing demand for faster and more accurate testing technologies. Kemio Disinfection Multi-Parameter Instrumen...
Hach DR900
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Hach DR900 lost data programes

Do you have a Hach DR900? Have you lost the ability to view and access it's stored programs? There is a potential for the Hach DR 900 to lose the ability to view and access its stored programmes. This is a result of the internal data log overwriting the stored programme file. This will most likely occur on instruments that have performed in excess of 1,700 tests.  In addition, th...
Streamline Your Aquarium Water Testing with LAQUAtwin
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Streamline Your Aquarium Water Testing with LAQUAtwin

Testing aquarium water, such as freshwater and saltwater (natural or artificial seawater), with reliable instruments is necessary to create a clean and safe environment for your aquatic species. Maintaining proper aquarium water chemistry is essential for the well-being of fish and other aquatic species. Aquarium enthusiasts utilise saltwater, whether it's natural or artificial seawater, in...
DPD tablets
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DPD tablets

DPD tablets (diethyl-p-phenylenediamine) are used to determine chlorine in water and can also be used to test bromine, iodine and other disinfectants. These tablets come in four different types and are used alone or in combination, depending on your measurement parameter. The convenience of using a rapid version is that it dissolves quickly but is used as a visual test only. Image of DPD ta...
New Portable Spectrophotometer
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New Portable Spectrophotometer - includes nephelometric correction

The new NANOCOLOR Advance portable spectrophotometer from MACHEREY-NAGEL works with their extensive range of colourimetric test kits for water and wastewater analysis. This instrument provides an alternative to their photometer and spectrophotometer range. It includes a touch screen display that allows user-friendly interactions similar to a smartphone or tablet as well as including the abilit...
What is Alkalinity
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What is Alkalinity and should I be worried about it in my Pool or Hot Tub?

With all pools or hot tubs, one of the most important jobs is making sure that your water is regularly tested and safe to use. There are a number of parameters that can be measured including the disinfectant levels (usually chlorine or bromine), pH and alkalinity. What is Alkalinity? Alkalinity, normally referred to as total alkalinity, is the measurement of the alkaline salts (carbonat...
LAQUAtwin Pocket pH Meter
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How to Calibrate the LAQUAtwin Pocket pH Meter

The LAQUAtwin pocket meter is a simple and compact design that allows accurate direct measurement from a single drop of sample on its unique flat sensor (see image). LAQUAtwin pen pocket meters are available for seven electrochemistry parameters, including pH, conductivity, various ions (Na+, K+, NO3, Ca2+) and salt concentration. This blog will be focused on pH meter calibration. How...
Measuring Chlorine in a Swimming Pool or Hot Tub
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Measuring Chlorine in a Swimming Pool or Hot Tub

Chlorine is the most popular disinfectant used in swimming pools throughout the UK. The level of chlorine is dependent on your requirements and procedures laid down in your Pool Technical Operating Procedure (PTOP). Once set, the chlorine level should be tested regularly and again, this should be specified in the PTOP but as a guideline, a minimum of three times a day would be recommended. ...
Lovibond's Portable Hand Held Meters with Data Logging
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Lovibond's Portable Hand Held Meters with Data Logging. What is the Advantage?

Lovibond has two variations in its range of portable waterproof handheld meters.  These electrochemical measuring instruments are designed for safety, mobility, and ease of data retention and storage. The data loggers regularly save the collected measurement data which can be transferred to the computer via USB interface (serial or analogue). With the SD 305/315/325 series, the instrument is ...
Pool Testing from Palintest
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Pool Testing from Palintest which kit should I use?

Palintest provides an extensive array of options for testing pool water.  In order to decide which testing system best suits your needs you first need to keep in mind the following: Are you testing pool water for residential, home, or commercial use? Are you testing single or multiple parameters? How accurate do you need the results to be? Below is an overview of where each type of...
LAQUAtwin Sensor
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How do I look after my LAQUAtwin Sensor?

Proper usage and maintenance of the LAQUAtwin pH and Ion meters, especially the sensors that come in contact with samples, is important to maintain the accuracy and prolong the life span of the instrument. Below is a list of procedures to follow to properly maintain your meter. If the sensor itself is damaged, scratched or cracked then the meter is not useable and the sensor will need replacing...
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