Care, Maintenance and Fault Diagnosis for pH Electrodes is a detailed technical paper which outlines the ways in which to identify and solve electrode faults.
Analysts frequently encounter pH measurement problems caused by poor electrode performance. Diagnosis and rectification of these problems can be time consuming, leading to poor analytical results and inefficient use of analysts time. The diagnosis of many individual pH electrode faults have previously been published but a complete, straightforward regime that diagnoses all common electrode faults has never been reported in the scientific literature. This paper presents a unique, comprehensive, easy to follow regime which can be used to identify and rectify electrode faults. As many common faults can be prevented through adequate care and maintenance the paper also describes the correct care and maintenance steps required to prevent the occurrence of these problems. Adopting the guidance given in this paper will allow analysts to achieve high quality pH measurements and reduced incidence of poor performance of their pH measurement system.
Reagecon provide a full range of Electrode Care and Maintenance solutions including Filling Solutions, Cleaning Solutions and Storage Solutions, which help to calibrate, clean and extend the life of pH electrodes. There are also several other technical papers available on pH, including, The Effects of Temperature on pH Measurement and How Do I Measure pH Accurately and Consistently?