Elemental Analysis, Separation Science, And Metallography News By LECO

Sewage Sludge & Wastewater Determination with the TGA801

June 8, 2022

LECO solutions for wastewater and sewage sludge – Automated Moisture, ASH and Volatile Determination in Sewage Sludge

 

Sludge is a fundamental part of the water treatment process and the main residue of the purification treatments.

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Juicing Juice: Determining Protein with the FP928

May 4, 2022

Year after year, the popularity of juice continues to rise. As consumers become more health- and environmentally-conscious, juice has risen to the forefront as a sustainable, vegan, and nutritious beverage option. It certainly doesn't hurt that with the pandemic, people have shifted to entertaining at home and making their own mixed drinks with juices as mixers. But how does juice actually hold up to nutritional demands?

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Vertical vs Horizontal Furnaces: The Dumas Method for Protein Determination

October 20, 2021

The Dumas method has several advantages over the Kjeldahl method: it is much faster, with much lower operating costs, no real safety issues, and no toxic waste produced. However, there is a debate over which of the two main approaches to the Dumas method is better: a vertical or a horizontal combustion furnace. Determined to settle the question on which method is more precise and offers the most advantages, LECO chemists analyzed many sample types in both an FP828 and an FP928.

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