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Heavy metal analysis

CRACK SET Reagent set for metal digestions

For digestions of complex, colloidal or undissolved metals in water and waste water.

Number of tests: 50 pcs.

Sample preparation for the determination of total heavy metals with LCK306 Lead, LCK308 Cadmium, LCK321 Iron, LCK329 Copper, LCK337 Nickel, LCK360 Zinc, LCK521 Iron trace, LCK529 Copper trace, LCK537 Nickel trace.

Item no.: LCW 902CRACK SET

Heavy metal analysis

Heavy metals are biochemically active elements that are part of the organic matter cycle and primarily affect living organisms. Heavy metals that can occur in garden or agricultural soil include lead, copper, zinc, cadmium and nickel. Some heavy metals, such as copper and chromium, are vital for humans and plants in trace amounts. However, in higher concentrations they usually have a toxic effect.

Heavy metals also have a negative effect in the soil if the limit values are exceeded, because they bind to certain protein groups and block the enzyme synthesis by soil microorganisms, plants and animals. Since increased heavy metal uptake sometimes becomes negatively noticeable only years later, an appropriate soil analysis is essential for the evaluation of the soil quality. Soil testing is important for assessing soil contamination and predicting the intensity of pollutant accumulation in soils.

Cuvette tests for metal determination

  Test no. Element Measuring range Pack contents
Iron LCK 321 Fe 0.2 - 6 mg/l 25
Copper LCK 329 Cu 0.1 - 8 mg/l 25
Nickel LCK 337 Ni 0.1 - 6.0 mg/l 25
Iron trace LCK 521 Fe 0.01 - 1.0 mg/l 20
Copper trace LCK 529 Cu 0.01 - 1.0 mg/l 20
Nickel trace LCK 537 Ni 0.05 - 1.0 mg/l 20
Cadmium LCK 308 Cd 0.02 - 0.3 mg/l 25
Lead LCK 306 Pb 0.1 - 2.0 mg/L 25
Zinc LCK 360 Zn 0.2 - 6 mg/l 24