Market Profile: Continuous Flow Analysis and Discrete Analysers

August 2, 2012
Glenn Cudiamat

Strategic Directions International Inc., Los Angeles, California, USA.

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The Column, The Column-08-02-2012, Volume 8, Issue 14
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In continuous flow analysis (CFA), a sample is injected into a flowing carrier solution passing rapidly through small-bore tubing. The sample is mixed with a reagent, which reacts with the sample to develop a color and determine the sample concentration. The use of carefully controlled flow conditions ensures that the color development reaction is reproducible, so that the color measurement need not wait until the reaction has gone to completion.

In continuous flow analysis (CFA), a sample is injected into a flowing carrier solution passing rapidly through small-bore tubing. The sample is mixed with a reagent, which reacts with the sample to develop a colour and determine the sample concentration. The use of carefully controlled flow conditions ensures that the colour development reaction is reproducible, so that the colour measurement need not wait until the reaction has gone to completion.

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