Ultrapens

Posted by 25 Jun, 2014

 



ULTRAPENS

3 Great Reasons To Use Them

 

1) Ultrapens are TOUGH. The Ultrapen body is made of aircraft aluminum and is rugged enough to withstand an occasional drop. We highly recommend them as a field backup to your lab meters,

2) Ultrapens are ACCURATE – they have the same range and accuracy as an Ultrameter.

3) Ultrapens are light and PORTABLE – perfect for pool service techs, hydroponics growers, or anyone who regularly takes field measurements.

Check out the Ultrapen PT1

“Myron L’s PT1 Ultrapen makes water testing a piece of cake! Temperature, TDS and salinity in my pocket at all times with results in a matter of seconds! Convenient and reliable… Love this thing!”

Check Out The Ultrapen PT2
 

“The Ultrapen PT2 is compact, reliable, easy to use and so far seems very durable while riding in its carry case between measurements. I use it daily and it reliably delivers PH and temperature.”

Check Out The Ultrapen PT3

A true one-handed instrument, the PT3 is easy to calibrate and easy to use. To take a measurement, you simply push a button then dip the PT3 in solution. Results display in seconds.

Check Out The Ultrapen PT4

ULTRAPEN PT4 Free Chlorine and Temperature Pen. Save 10% NOW – Now In Stock. Advanced features include highly stable microprocessor-based circuitry; automatic temperature compensation from 15ºC to 30ºC while in calibration mode; user-intuitive design; and waterproof housing.

Check Out Ultrapen Set, Combo, Complete, Splash: Field Sets for Water Pros and Pool Techs
 

ULTRAPEN Complete – PT1, PT2, PT3, PT4 – Conductivity, TDS, Salinity, pH, ORP, Free Chlorine, Temp Pens
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The Magic Button

Posted by 13 Jun, 2014

The magic button says:

“Give resale pricing to those who enter the code “GIMMERESALE” at checkout.”

Thus spake the magic button.  Good until June 30, 2014 on Ultrameters only.

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Using MyronLMeters.com

Posted by 28 May, 2014

 

Use MyronLMeters.com Wisely

We have a lot to offer (if you know where to look)

MyronLMeters.com can tell you most of what you need to know…if you know where to look,  Want to know how to calibrate? Take a look in our videos OR manuals section. Want to send a meter in for repair? Click on the REPAIRS tab and you’ll find out how. Have a discontinued product?  We can tell you the new part number. Don’t know what solutions to use – there are several places you can find them.

Keep this email handy for reference and it will save you a phone call. Also, if you have suggestions to improve our website, please let us know! We want to make MyronLMeters,com as easy to use as the meters we sell.

 

Click this image on the home page OR click the OPERATIONS MANUALS page and you’ll find not only operations manuals, but material safety data sheets for solutions, product datasheets, and application bulletins.

 

Click this image on the home page OR click the REPAIRS tab and you’ll find out how to send your meter in for repair or calibration AND some of the most popular repair videos.

 

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Want to know how to CALIBRATE? Check the OPERATIONS MANUALS page for your meter and open or download OR check out our VIDEOS OR search our BLOG for calibration. Check your OPERATIONS MANUAL for the proper solution.

 

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Meter Maintenance: Myron L Meters

Posted by 13 May, 2014

 


Protect Your Ultrameter

With Regular Maintenance

When you spend a thousand bucks for a meter, you want it to last. That’s why you bought a Myron L meter in the first place. And, while Myron L meters are renowned for durability, they need care: cleaning, calibration, storage solution, sensor replacement, and sometimes repair. Keep this blog post as a handy reference guide to Myron L meter maintenance.



Maintenance of the Ultrameter 6PFCE
These procedures apply to the Ultrameter, PoolPro, TechPro, and D-6 Dialysate meter. 

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pH Calibration of the Ultrameter 6PFCE
This procedure applies to the Ultrameter, PoolPro, TechPro, and D-6 Dialysate meter. 

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VIDEO: Ultrameter II Cleaning the pH Sensor

BUY SENSOR STORAGE SOLUTION

VIDEO: Ultrameter II Replacing the pH Sensor

 

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Repair And Maintenance of Myron L Meters

Need to have your meter repaired?
READ HOW TO SEND YOUR METER FOR REPAIR

Time to get a new meter?

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UltraEasy Ultrapens: Myron L Meters

Posted by 7 May, 2014

 


Make your work life UltraEasy.



The Benefits of an Ultrapen

Portable, Durable, Accurate, and Easy

Perfect for field testing.
Same accuracy and range as an Ultrameter.
Tough.
Light.
Use as backup for your Ultrameter, or as field replacement.

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Your Ultrapen Options

Ultrapens: PT1 (Conductivity, TDS, Salinity), PT2 (pH), PT3 (ORP), PT4 (Free Chlorine)

Ultrapen Sets: The Ultrapen Combo (1&2), The Ultrapen Set (1,2,3), The Ultrapen Complete (1,2,3,4), The Ultrapen Splash (for pool pros:1,2,4)

Ultrapen PT1 Product Overview – MyronLMeters.com

Ultrapen PT2 pH Pen Product Overview – MyronLMeters.com

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Real-Time Field Water Analysis with an Ultrameter III 9P: Myron L Meters

Posted by 30 Apr, 2014

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The Ultrameter III 9P Titration Kit allows for fast, accurate alkalinity, hardness & LSI titrations in the field.

The Ultrameter III 9P is based on the tried and tested design of the Ultrameter II 6P and measures conductivity, resistivity, TDS, pH, ORP, free chlorine and temperature quickly and accurately. The 9P also features new parameters that allow the user to perform titrations in the field. The Ultrameter III 9P has a unique method of performing alkalinity, hardness and LSI titrations that makes field monitoring fast and feasible.

How does it work?

The 9P titrations are based on conductometric titration methods that are possible with the 9P’s advanced conductivity cell and microprocessor based design. Titrations are chemically equivalent to standard methods using colorimetric techniques, but replace color change identification of equivalence points with changes in conductivity, thereby replacing a subjective, qualitative assessment with a quantitative one. This means the instrument determines the equivalence point instead of the user and the method of analyzing the equivalence point is objective, rather than subjective.

What is a conductometric titration?

A conductometric titration is performed just like a colorimetric titration, only the equivalence point is determined by a change in conductivity rather than a change in color. This is based on the fact that changes in ionic concentration that occur as constituents react with reagents change the electrical conductivity of the solution.

A simple example can be given of the titration of a strong acid with a strong base. The acid solution, before the addition of the base, has a very high conductance owing to the concentration and mobility of the small hydrogen ions.

With the addition of the base, the hydroxide reacts with the hydrogen to form water, thus reducing the hydrogen ion concentration and effectively lowering the conductivity of the solution. The conductivity continues to decrease until all the hydrogen ions are consumed in the reaction, but then sharply increases with the next addition of base, which contains highly conductive hydroxide ions. The solution conductivity then continues to increase with each base addition. The equivalence point in this example would be a clearly defined minimum point of lowest conductivity (see Figure 2).

Not all solutions will give a plot with an equivalence point that is as easy to distinguish as the sharp upturn found in a strong acid-base titration, however. The 9P plots several reagent additions beyond any changes in conductivity and matches the derived curve to the behavior of solutions of known concentration.

Is a conductometric titration a standard method?

(Standard method comparison to methods listed in the Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater published by the American Public Health Assn., the American WaterWorks Assn. and the Water Environment Assn.)

Myron L’s conductometric titration methods are chemically equivalent to standard methods that use the same procedure, but with pH indicators. That means that they use the same reagents in the same sequence with the same theoretical approach. The difference lies in the 9P’s ability to determine the equivalence point based on numerical data, rather than subjective observation of a color change.

The alkalinity titration is modeled after standard method 2320. The sample is titrated with sulfuric acid and conductivity changes are recorded at each titration point.

The hardness titration is modeled after standard method 2340. To reduce the affects of high alkalinity in the form of bicarbonate, acid is first added to the sample. This shifts the bicarbonate toward carbonic acid, then carbon dioxide (reference the carbonic acid equilibrium), which is gassed off the sample. The sample is buffered above pH 10 (effectively pH 12) by the addition of sodium hydroxide. EDTA reagent is then added incrementally, with conductivity measured after each addition.

The LSI titration uses a simplified version of the thermodynamic equations for the determination of the scaling tendency of water developed in 1936 by Dr. Wilfred Langelier. The user simply titrates for alkalinity and hardness, then measures pH and temperature, and the 9P generates the saturation index value automatically.

Conductometric vs. Colorimetric

The benefits of determining the equivalence points by conductometric titrations are that the user does not have to interpret any results. The 9P does it for you using objective measurements. And the 9P is a faster method. For example, a typical colorimetric titration for hardness can take up to 30 drops of reagent, while the 9P method for the same concentration only requires six to eight drops. Colorimetric distinctions are sometimes hard to make, as well, especially when adding reagents drop by drop while trying to carefully observe the precise point at which the color changes—and that can lead to inaccurate data. This is especially true in colored or turbid solutions.

The conductometric method can also be used with very dilute solutions or for solutions for which there is no suitable indicator. The conductometric titration method gives you empirical results that are calculated for you, eliminating potential sources of error. And the measurements can be stored in memory for later data transfer using the optional U2CI software and bluDock Bluetooth hardware installed on the 9P . This makes data analysis and reporting seamless.

What else can the Ultrameter III 9P do?

Alkalinity, hardness, pH and temperature values used to compute the saturation index of a sample can be manipulated in the LSI Calculator function, allowing you to perform on the spot analysis of water balance scenarios. You can use historical or theoretical data to populate the required values in the calculator.

And the 9P titration kit comes with all required accessories, reagents, and calibration solutions (see Figure 6). Streamline your field testing with an Ultrameter III 9P from MyronLMeters, where you can save 10% when you order online.

Myron L Meters is the premier online retailer of accurate, reliable, and easy-to-use Myron L meters like the Ultrameter III 9P.  Save 10% when you order online at MyronLMeters.com. Find out more about the Ultrameter III 9P in our Myron L Meters – Ultrameter III 9P Titration Kit Overview video.

 

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Water Industry News: MyronLMeters.com

Posted by 19 Apr, 2014





 



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Water Quality Parameters: MyronLMeters.com

Posted by 15 Apr, 2014

Water Quality Parameters

Measuring Key Water Quality Parameters

The right meter is essential for measuring any of several key water quality parameters:

Conductivity is the ability of water to conduct an electrical current and is an indirect measure of the conductive ionic mineral concentration. The more conductive ions that are present, the more electricity can be conducted by the water. This measurement is expressed in microsiemens per centimeter (µS/cm) at 25º Celsius. Myron L Meters carries a complete line of conductivity meters, including the Ultrameter II 4P.

Resistivity is the inverse of conductivity. Electrical conductivity is a measure of water’s resistance to an electric current. Water itself has a weak electrical conductivity. Electric current is transported in water by dissolved ions, making conductivity measurement a quick and reliable way to monitor the total amount of ionic contaminants in water. Myron L Meters carries a complete line of resistivity meters, including inline monitor/controllers like the 753II Resistivity Digital Monitor/Controller. Read more about Measuring Key Water Quality Parameters

The Ultrameter III 9P is the most comprehensive water meter on the market, measuring 9 parameters with a single instrument: Conductivity, Resistivity, TDS, Alkalinity, Hardness, Langelier Saturation Index,
ORP/Free Chlorine, pH, Temperature. Three parameters – LSI, hardness, and alkalinity require titration. Find out more about the Ultrameter III 9P

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FDA Warning: MyronLMeters.com

Posted by 14 Apr, 2014

 

FDA Warning

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Measuring Key Water Quality Parameters: MyronLMeters.com

Posted by 12 Apr, 2014

The right meter is essential for measuring any of several key water quality parameters:

Conductivity is the ability of water to conduct an electrical current and is an indirect measure of the conductive ionic mineral concentration. The more conductive ions that are present, the more electricity can be conducted by the water. This measurement is expressed in microsiemens per centimeter (µS/cm) at 25º Celsius. Myron L Meters carries a complete line of conductivity meters, including the Ultrameter II 4P.

Resistivity is the inverse of conductivity. Electrical conductivity is a measure of water’s resistance to an electric current. Water itself has a weak electrical conductivity. Electric current is transported in water by dissolved ions, making conductivity measurement a quick and reliable way to monitor the total amount of ionic contaminants in water. Myron L Meters carries a complete line of resistivity meters, including inline monitor/controllers like the 753II Resistivity Digital Monitor/Controller.

Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) is also a measurement of the amount of dissolved minerals in the water. In this instance they would be called solids in solution. The quantity of dissolved solids in the solution is directly proportional to the conductivity. In this case, conductivity is the measurement but it is used to estimate TDS. It is measured with a conductivity meter but is reported as TDS in parts per million (ppm), via a complex algorithm. Myron L Meters carries a complete line of TDS meters, including the Ultrapen PT1.

pH is a measure of the concentration of hydrogen ions in the water, indicating the acidity or alkalinity of the water. On the pH scale of 0-14, a reading of 7 is considered to be neutral. Readings below 7 indicate acidic conditions, while readings above 7 indicate the water is alkaline or basic. Naturally occurring fresh waters have a pH range between 6 and 8. Myron L Meters carries a complete line of pH meters, including the Ultrapen PT2

Temperature is expressed in degrees Celsius (C) or Fahrenheit (F). Most digital handheld Myron L Meters include a temperature function.



Oxidation reduction potential (ORP)can correlate millivolt readings to the sanitization strength of the water. Microbes can cause corrosion, fouling, and disease, and oxidizing biocides are usually used to keep microbial levels under control. ORP is expressed in millivolts (mV). Myron L Meters carries a complete line of ORP meters, including the Ultrapen PT3

Free Chlorine refers to both hypochlorous acid (HOCl) and the hypochlorite (OCl–) ion or bleach, and is commonly added to water systems for disinfection. Free chlorine is typically measured in drinking water disinfection systems to find whether the water system contains enough disinfectant.  Myron L Meters Ultrameter II 6PFCe and Ultrapen PT4 can both be used to measure free chlorine.

Salinity is simply a measure of the amount of salts dissolved in water, a measurement useful to pool service technicians and others.  You can measure salinity with a Myron L Pool Pro PS6.

Alkalinity is a measure of the capacity of water or any solution to neutralize or “buffer” acids. This measure of acid-neutralizing capacity is important in figuring out how “buffered” the water is against sudden changes in pH. Alkalinity is a titration function of the Ultrameter III 9PTKA.

Hardness is caused by compounds of calcium and magnesium, and by a variety of other metals.  As water moves through soil and rock, it dissolves very small amounts of minerals and holds them in solution. Calcium and magnesium dissolved in water are the two most common minerals that make water “hard.” Hardness is a titration function of the Ultrameter III 9PTKA.

LSI or Langelier Saturation Index helps you determine the scaling potential of water. LSI is a calculated number used to predict the calcium carbonate stability of water. It indicates whether the water will precipitate, dissolve, or be in equilibrium with calcium carbonate. LSI is a titration function of the Ultrameter III 9PTKA.

MyronLMeters.com is the premier internet retailer of accurate, reliable Myron L meters.  Save 10% when you order Myron L meters online at MyronLMeters.com. You’ll find reliable instruments for every water quality parameter mentioned above.



 

 

 

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