Available from Technical and Scientific Equipment , the bbe AlgaeTorch provides chlorophyll analysis and integrated algae class determination in less than a minute.
This sensitive testing instrument is lightweight and is used outdoors to monitor the quantity of blue-green algae and total chlorophyll. The measurement is based on the natural fluorescence of algae cells and can be performed in just 15 seconds without sample preparation, simply turn on and dip into the water that needs to be analysed.
The clearly presented menu enables one-step measurement while the illuminated display enables clear readings even in bright sunlight. The display also shows the count down to the end of measurement and a vibration alert will inform the user when measurement is complete.
The bbe AlgaeTorch algae analysis instrument is easy to handle and has a cable-free operation. It can also be supplied with optional pressure sensor and turbidity sensor.
This algae analysis equipment can be used for a wide range of applications including:
- Water quality analysis
- Bloom detection
- Blue-green algae assessment
- Toxicity alerts
- Reservoir management
- Bathing water surveillance
- Dam monitoring
- Environmental monitoring
- Limnological work
- Research and education