Evaluation of the Ring Oven Technique for Water Monitoring.
Final rept. 1 May 73-31 May 74,
ATLANTIC RESEARCH CORP ALEXANDRIA VA
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The feasibility of using spot tests coupled with ring oven separation for the monitoring of selected species in natural water sources was demonstrated, The species selected, and their ranges of interest, were consistent with the analytical requirements of the Preventive Medical Kit. The species investigated included iron, lead, magnesium, zinc, chlorides, fluorides, nitrates and sulphates. Reagents with sufficient sensitivity to determine the feasibility of the ring oven technique were selected for all eight species. Separation procedures were shown to be feasible for six of the eight ions examined. To determine the simplicity and the efficiency of the ring oven procedure when used by a relatively untrained person, a water sample was prepared and successfully analyzed by an individual with no previous experience. Modified author abstract
- Inorganic Chemistry
- Physical Chemistry
- Civil Engineering