Accession Number : AD0783459

Title :   Evaluation of the Ring Oven Technique for Water Monitoring.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 May 73-31 May 74,


Personal Author(s) : Snyder,Roger E. ; Tonkin,Martha M. ; McKissick,Alton M. ; Kitchens,Judith F.

Report Date : MAY 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 129

Abstract : The feasibility of using spot tests coupled with ring oven separation for the monitoring of selected species in natural water sources was demonstrated, The species selected, and their ranges of interest, were consistent with the analytical requirements of the Preventive Medical Kit. The species investigated included iron, lead, magnesium, zinc, chlorides, fluorides, nitrates and sulphates. Reagents with sufficient sensitivity to determine the feasibility of the ring oven technique were selected for all eight species. Separation procedures were shown to be feasible for six of the eight ions examined. To determine the simplicity and the efficiency of the ring oven procedure when used by a relatively untrained person, a water sample was prepared and successfully analyzed by an individual with no previous experience. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Chemical analysis, Fluorides, Chlorides, Zinc, Lead(Metal), Magnesium, Iron, Nitrates, Sulfates, Chemical precipitation, Water, Separation

Subject Categories : Inorganic Chemistry
      Physical Chemistry
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE