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Karl Fischer Titration – Defined? or Over Simplified?

Posted by Art Gatenby on Jan 19, 2009 4:42:00 PM

Often I’m asked “What is Karl Fischer titration?” I’m always somewhat reticent to answer. If I can’t quickly change the subject I revert to a simple explanation, that even I (being somewhat challenged as a chemist) can understand. The explanation seems to help the novice understand Karl Fischer.

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Topics: Coulometric Karl Fischer, Volumetric Karl Fischer, Karl Fischer, Karl Fischer Titration, Moisture

“How Many Ways to Measure Moisture?”

Posted by Art Gatenby on Dec 11, 2008 12:38:00 PM

People often ask me, “How Many Ways are there to Measure Moisture?”

I’ll try to give you the answer and a quick description of the four main ways.

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Topics: Moisture

Six Keys to the Dilemma of On-Line vs Off-Line Moisture Testing

Posted by Art Gatenby on Nov 20, 2008 2:27:00 PM

Because we at CSC Scientific provide test equipment for both on and off line moisture testing we have a unique and non-biased perspective on the question of on-line vs off-line. We developed six useful keys that can be used to resolve the dilemma of choosing between on-line and off-line moisture testing.

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Topics: Moisture

Is Test Equipment Accuracy an Illusion?

Posted by Art Gatenby on Oct 24, 2008 12:05:00 PM

On a regular basis I’m asked the question; “How accurate is this moisture balance?”

The questioner asks for the answer in terms of percent moisture. When I answer “it depends”, I always get the unspoken response, “Why did I ask this stupid idiot?”

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Topics: Moisture, moisture balance, instrument accuracy, percent accuracy

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