Ethylene Glycol Detection Tubes (10 - 180 mg/m3)

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Item #: 8101351
MFG: Draeger

UOM: Box of 10

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Ethylene Glycol Detection Tubes (10 - 180 mg/m3)

For short-term measurements more than 160 Draeger Tubes are available to measure the so called spot concentrations of specific gases.

A wide range of different gases and vapors can be detected and measured, such as:

  • Determining and measuring concentration peaks
  • Measuring personal exposure in the inhalation area
  • Detecting leaks in pipelines, gas installations etc.
  • Air analysis in sewers, shafts and confined spaces.
Standard Measuring Range: 10 to 180 mg/m3
Corresponds to 4 to 70 ppm
Number of Strokes (n): 10
Time for Measurement: approx. 7 min
Standard Deviation: ±20 to 30 %
Color Change white ─> pink
Temperature: 10 to 35° C
Absolute Humidity: 4 to 15 mg H2O / L
Reaction Principle: a) OH-C2H4-OH ──> HCHO
b) HCHO + C6H4(CH3)2 + H2SO4 ──>
quinoid reaction products
Cross Sensitivity: Styrene, vinyl acetate and acetaldehyde are indicated with a yellowish brown discoloration.
It is impossible to measure ethylene glycol in the presence of formal dehyde and ethylene oxide because they produce the same discoloration.
Additional Information: The reagent ampoule must be broken before carrying out the measurement.