HI901: The New Affordable Automatic Titration System

Hanna Instruments is proud to launch a new HI901C titration system to bring affordable automation to your food and beverage, environmental, or industrial lab. Each titrator can store up to 100 customisable methods of analysis and titrate for a variety of measurements including acids, bases, redox, and selective ions. The HI901 titration system is provided…

What Type of pH Calibration Solution Should You Use?

pH calibration solutions, also called pH buffers, are an essential tool when measuring pH with a pH meter and electrode. While some users will try to make their own solutions to save money, these homemade buffers are not accurate or stable, and in the end, they will waste time and interfere with the accuracy of your results. A professionally made pH…

Guide to Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) Testing

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) is a critical waste treatment measurement in everything from municipal systems to food manufacturing waste streams. Performing COD testing the right way is important in determining wastewater treatment effectiveness and can help diagnose any problems in treatment. In this blog, we’ll cover what chemical oxygen demand is, how to test it, and how…

Measuring the pH of Sushi Rice

Sushi rice needs to be kept warmer than room temperature for best results when rolling sushi. However, this can create food safety risks which have caused health departments to crack down on practices around the handling of sushi rice. Most guidelines require that the pH of the sushi rice is maintained below 4.6 (Food Safety Guidelines for…