BOD analysis is one of the most common applications for water laboratories. Nordtest provides analyzers able to carry out the analysis in accordance with all international regulations such as EPA 405.1, ISO 5815-1, EN-1899-1, 2, Standard Methods 5210 B, DIN 38409 etc. as well as customer specific methods. The basic system consists of a XYZ sample handling system, a bottle rack for bottles, an oxygen probe + meter, (accommodates optical or membrane style electrodes,) a manipulator, xyz moving mechanism, rinsing station and a stirrer.
SEAL Minilab can automate the typical BOD analysis by automating:
- Automatic dilution water addition - Automatic ATU dispensing - Automatic SEED dispensing - Automatic (de)-capping - Automatic sample pipetting - Sample pipetting, pre-dilutions, barcode reading - pH measurement and adjusting pH - Sample aeration - Sampe homogenization - Measurement of dissolved oxygen - BOD results are calculated and validated (according to required regulations) - Easy LIMS integration