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1 06, 2016

How Does Water Quality Affect Aquaculture?

By |Aquaculture|

Monitoring allows managers to be notified when dissolved oxygen drops too low, endangering the health of fish or shellfish. Monitoring also provides feedback to control systems, which can automatically regulate oxygen in aquaculture via mechanical aeration. Careful control of aeration systems is critical, because these systems require significant energy expenditure. Optimizing aeration for sustainable growth conditions saves energy and saves money.

24 05, 2016

How to Choose the Best pH Sensor Part 1: Laboratory Style Sensors

By |pH, Products, Water Measurement Tips & Tricks|

You want a sensor that will provide the best measurement accuracy with the maximum lifetime, but the number of different laboratory pH sensors out there can be overwhelming. Before making a laboratory pH sensor purchase it is crucial to have an understanding of your application and the conditions the sensor will endure while in use. Based on this knowledge you can make a decision on what features are required.

20 05, 2016

Understanding Aeration Wastewater Treatment

By |Wastewater|

Aeration wastewater treatment tanks are subject to careful monitoring to ensure that nutrient removal is achieved safely and efficiently. Dissolved oxygen is a critical parameter in the aeration process, because oxygen levels in the tank impact the health of the biomass (microorganisms) breaking down the nutrients. To maintain the proper oxygen levels for biomass productivity, wastewater treatment operators utilize aeration pumps, which add oxygen to the tanks.

9 05, 2016

Everything You Need to Know About pH Sensor Calibration

By |Water Measurement Tips & Tricks|

Any style of electrochemical sensor requires calibration in order to provide accurate measurements. The process of pH sensor calibration is very straightforward, but many users are not aware of the considerations and reasoning behind this requirement.

4 05, 2016

How to Measure Brine Concentration

By |Featured, Water Measurement Tips & Tricks|

Why Brine Concentration is Critical to Application Success Brine is a solution of salt and water; the term may refer to concentrations of about 3.5% up to 26%, at which point brine is considered fully saturated. Brine has a wide range of applications, including deicing of roads, food production and preservation, and refrigeration. Application [...]

2 05, 2016

How to Use pH Measurements for Cheese Making (There’s an App for that!)

By |Featured, Food & Beverage, Products|

Cheese making is an artisan craft that can be a beloved hobby, a business, or both. With hundreds of varieties of cheese around the world, recipes and possibilities are endless. Skilled cheese makers refine each step in the process to achieve consistent and delicious results. The Cheese Making Process The cheese making process begins with [...]

26 04, 2016

What You Need to Know About Cyanide Wastewater Treatment

By |Wastewater|

Cyanide waste treatment is critical, because cyanide wastes are toxic to living organisms. Specifically, cyanide may reduce or eliminate oxygen utilization in organisms, including human beings, making cyanide poisoning potentially fatal. Aquatic life, including microorganisms involved in natural water purification streams, is particularly susceptible to cyanide poisoning.

22 04, 2016

What You Need to Know About Pool Water Monitoring

By |Water Measurement Tips & Tricks|

Swimming pools endure a lot of contamination, especially during the summer months. Bathers introduce contaminants like sweat, dirt, oils, and sunscreen into pool water. Other contaminants come from the surrounding environment such as leaves and insects. Contaminants reduce pool water quality. They can cause unpleasant odors and discoloration. Some contaminants like pathogenic bacteria can even cause illness and irritation. It is important to remove contaminants whenever possible through the use of chlorine and filtration.

20 04, 2016

PearlSense T254 is Now the Sensorex UVT-LED!

By |Uncategorized|

Sensorex Corporation has acquired the PearlSense T254 portfolio of UV Transmittance (UVT) Analyzers from Aquionics, a sister company within the Halma group of companies. The portfolio of products is now known as the UVT-LED UV Transmittance Analyzers. The portfolio of products includes a handheld, portable model, an online process model for in-pipe installations, and an [...]

18 04, 2016

How to Use Beer pH Measurements in Brewing (There’s an App for That!)

By |Food & Beverage, Products|

Commercial and home brewers alike benefit from delivering distinctive yet consistent brews. How do brewers ensure that their signature beer comes out perfect every time? One secret to success is knowing how to measure beer pH.