Flame Photometers


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.
Elements

Q: What services are required to operate the Jenway PFP7 flame photometer?

A: Fuel
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.

Air
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.