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Question: How can I measure the salinity of Brine?

Answer: a Brinometer! Brine is simply defined as a solution of salt in water. It has a wide variety of uses from the transport of thermal energy, de-icing the roads or in cooking to preserve meat or vegetables. The low levels of salinity commonly found in food or seawater can be tested in a number of ways such as on the Laqua Twin sodium meter , Laqua Twin salt meter or for a multi-pa...

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What's the difference between a Hydrometer and a Brineometer?

A hydrometer is an instrument that is made of glass and consists of a cylindrical stem and a bulb weighted with mercury or lead to make it float upright. It is used to measure the Specific Gravity (SG) of liquids. In other words the ratio of density of the liquid to the density of water.The SG of water is 1.000 at 4°C. For example the lower the density of a substance the farther the h...

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