Mercaptan Detection Tubes 0.1/a (0/1 - 15 ppm)

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Item #: 8103281
MFG: Draeger

UOM: Box of 10

$110.00
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Mercaptan Detection Tubes 0.1/a (0/1 - 15 ppm)

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: 0.1 to 2.5 ppm / 3 to 15 ppm
Number of strokes n: 10 / 2
Time for Measurement: approx. 3 min / approx. 40 sec
Standard Deviation: ± 10 to 15 %
Color Change: yellow ──> pink
Temperature: 5 to 40°C
Absolute Humidity: 2 to 40 mg H2O / L
Reaction Principle: 2 R-SH + Hg Cl2 ──> Hg(CH3S)2 + 2 HCl
HCl + pH-indicator ──> reddish reaction
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Cross Sensitivity: Propyl mercaptan and n-butyl-mercaptan are indicated, but with different sensitivities. 4 ppm ethylene, 30 ppm CO, 10 ppm tetrahydrothiophene and 100 ppm hydrogen sulfide do not affect the indication. Hydrogen sulfide changes the pre-layer to black.