Q: What elements can be measured using the Jenway PFP7 flame photometer?
A: The table below gives details of the alkali and alkaline earth metals that can be measured using the Jenway PFP7 in terms of the emission wavelength and the colour produced.
Q: What services are required to operate the Jenway PFP7 flame photometer?
Propane or butane gas regulated to 10-15 inches water gauge (0.36-0.54psi or 0.025-0.038kg/cm2). Natural gas at mains pressure between 3 and 10 inches water gauge (0.11-0.36psi or 0.0076-0.025kg/cm2). If liquid petroleum gas is being used as the fuel, set up is the same as for propane.
Suitable regulators are available from Jenway.
A supply of dry, clean and pulse-free air at a pressure between 14 and 30 psi (approx. 1-2 kg/cm2) at 6 litres/minute is required.
A suitable compressor and water separator are availablefrom Jenway.