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3930-Nessler Cylinder, for color comparison

PART No. Capacity (ml) SUB DIVISION (ml) ±Tol.(ml)

Pack QTY.
3930-50 50 25 & 50 0.4 10
3930-100 100 50 &100 0.8 10

Here are some common uses for Nessler cylinders in laboratory settings:

  1. Colorimetric Analysis: Nessler cylinders are primarily used for colorimetric measurements in chemical analysis. They are employed to assess the color intensity of a sample, often indicative of the concentration of a specific substance.
  2. Chemical Concentration Determination: Nessler cylinders are used to determine the concentration of certain substances in a solution based on the intensity of the color produced during a chemical reaction or reaction with a reagent.
  3. Water Quality Testing: In environmental and water quality laboratories, Nessler cylinders are used to assess the color of water samples. The color can be an indicator of impurities, contaminants, or specific analytes present in the water.
  4. Ammonium Concentration Measurement: Nessler cylinders are commonly used in the determination of ammonium ion concentration in solutions. The Nessler reagent reacts with ammonium ions to produce a characteristic yellow to brown color, the intensity of which correlates with the concentration.
  5. Laboratory Reagent Handling: Nessler cylinders are used for the preparation and handling of Nessler reagents. This reagent typically contains potassium iodide and mercuric iodide and is used for detecting and measuring ammonia and ammonium ions.
  6. Color Comparison Studies: The main purpose of Nessler cylinders is for color comparison. By visually comparing the color of a sample against standard color solutions or a color chart, analysts can estimate the concentration of a particular analyte in the sample.
  7. Biological and Clinical Analysis: Nessler cylinders may be employed in biological and clinical laboratories for colorimetric assessments related to specific chemical reactions or indicators used in medical diagnostics.
  8. Educational Demonstrations: Nessler cylinders are often used in educational settings to teach students about colorimetry, chemical analysis, and the principles of visual color comparison in quantitative measurements.
  9. Reaction Kinetics Studies: In kinetic studies, Nessler cylinders may be used to monitor the progress of a chemical reaction over time based on color changes.

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