Chemical Manufacturing Industry

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Water Quality Analysis for Chemical Manufacturers

At Hach®, we understand chemical industry monitoring technology when it comes to maximizing the efficiency and effectiveness of boiler/cooling water and wastewater processes. Since 1947, we have designed, manufactured, and distributed world-class instrumentation, test kits, and reagents for testing water quality in the industrial water cycles of chemical plants. 

With Hach as your partner in the chemical manufacturing process, from water sampling and analysis to product loss monitoring and quality control, you can ensure confidence for the tough decisions. 

Hach solutions for the chemical industry:
  • Online process instrumentation and reagents
  • Laboratory equipment, reagents, and supplies
  • The most EPA-approved water analysis methods for chemical industry water compliance and chemical
    manufacturing regulations
  • Portable test kits and field instruments
  • Automatic samplers and flow meters
  • Prepared media for microbiological testing
  • Local sales and service teams
  • Service partnership programs
  • Customized technical training programs





 

Steam Generation

We understand the importance of monitoring during
industrial pre-treatment and the steam cycle. It’s
the first line of defense against corrosion and iron
transport, scale, fouling and other factors that could
ultimately impair production efficiency or shorten
plant life. Maximize your output and protect your
equipment—from boiler and feedwater piping to
turbine blades and heat exchangers—with timely,
accurate measurement.

Parameters Relevant to
Boiler and Steam Processes:

cog icon   flask icon  Ammonia
       flask icon  Chloride
cog icon   flask icon  Conductivity/Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)
       flask icon  Copper
cog icon   flask icon  Dissolved Oxygen
cog icon   flask icon  Hydrazine/Oxygen Scavenger
cog icon   flask icon  Hydrogen
cog icon   flask icon  Iron
cog icon   flask icon  Oxidation-Reduction Potential
cog icon   flask icon  pH
cog icon   flask icon  Phosphate
cog icon   flask icon  Silica
cog icon   flask icon  Sodium
cog icon   flask icon  Total Organic Carbon (TOC)

How to Measure:

• 8362 sc High purity pH and ORP Sensor
• Orbisphere K1100/K1200 Oxygen Sensors
• Oxygen (LDO) Sensor
• 5500 sc Ammonia Monochloramine Analyzer
• 9240/9245 Sodium Analyzers
• 3798 sc Electrodeless Conductivity Sensors
• 3700 Analog Inductive Conductivity Sensors
• 3400 Digital Contacting Conductivity Sensors
• 3400 Analog Contacting Conductivity Sensors

power plant boiler and thermal insulation steam piping
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Process solutions include online sensors that provide round-the-clock support for critical operational and process decision making.

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Laboratory solutions include simple, reliable and accurate tests that support quality and compliance decision making.

Cooling Processes

Boiler/cooling water leaving the condenser must
be closely monitored to guard against microbial
growth inside cooling towers. Ongoing measurement
also detects minute and fluctuating levels of
contaminants that can cause corrosion to piping,
condensers and dryers over time.

Parameters Relevant to
Cooling Processes:
       flask icon  Chloride
cog icon   flask icon  Chlorine/Oxidants
cog icon   flask icon  Chlorine Dioxide
cog icon   flask icon  Conductivity/Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)
       flask icon  Copper
cog icon   flask icon  Hardness/Alkalinity
       flask icon  Microbiology
cog icon   flask icon  Molybdate and Other Corrosion Inhibitors
cog icon   flask icon  Oxidation-Reduction Potential
cog icon   flask icon  Ozone
cog icon   flask icon  pH
cog icon   flask icon  Sodium

How to Measure:
• 8362 sc High purity pH and ORP Sensor
• Orbisphere K1100/K1200 Oxygen Sensors
• Oxygen (LDO) Sensor
• 5500 sc Ammonia Monochloramine Analyzer
• 9240/9245 Sodium Analyzers
• 3798 sc Electrodeless Conductivity Sensors
• 3700 Analog Inductive Conductivity Sensors
• 3400 Digital Contacting Conductivity Sensors
• 3400 Analog Contacting Conductivity Sensors

power plant cooling tower
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Process solutions include online sensors that provide round-the-clock support for critical operational and process decision making.

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Laboratory solutions include simple, reliable and accurate tests that support quality and compliance decision making.

Industrial Wastewater

There are numerous benefits to monitoring key
wastewater treatment parameters: ensuring
compliance with chemical industry regulation;
avoiding permit violations; maximizing efficiency;
controlling costs; and operating at the highest
possible levels of health and safety. Best of all,
tapping into a continuous stream of accurate data
enables you to make necessary process adjustments
well before a problem arises.

Parameters Relevant to
Industrial Wastewater:
       flask icon  Chloride
cog icon   flask icon  Chlorine
cog icon   flask icon  Chlorine Dioxide
cog icon   flask icon  Conductivity/Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)
cog icon   flask icon  Dissolved Oxygen
cog icon   flask icon  Hardness/Alkalinity
cog icon   flask icon  Hydrazine/Oxygen Scavenger
cog icon   flask icon  Oxidation-Reduction Potential
cog icon   flask icon  Ozone
cog icon   flask icon  pH
cog icon   flask icon  Silica
cog icon   flask icon  Sodium
cog icon   flask icon  Total Organic Carbon (TOC)
cog icon   flask icon  Turbidity and Total Suspended Solids (TSS)

How to Measure:
• BioTector B7000i TOC Analyzer
• BioTector B3500e TOC Analyzer
• AMTAX sc Ammonium Analyzer
• PHOSPHAX sc Phosphate Analyzer
• Differential pH Digital Sensors
• UVAS plus sc UV Probe Sensor
• LDO sc Luminescent Dissolved Oxygen Sensor
• TSSsc Turbidity and Suspended Solids Sensors
• Solitax sc Turbidity and Suspended Solids Probes
• Filtrax sample filtration system
• HQ440D Laboratory pH Meter Package
• SC200 Multi-parameter Display Module
• Grab Samplers
• Portable Samplers

wastewater streaming from pipe into pond
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Process solutions include online sensors that provide round-the-clock support for critical operational and process decision making.

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Laboratory solutions include simple, reliable and accurate tests that support quality and compliance decision making.

 


 

 

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Service & Support

 

Online Support

Hach Support Online (HSO) pools more than 70 years of water analysis knowledge into a powerful global community. Flowing directly into our customer and technical support teams, this dynamic resource delivers real-time answers, user-friendly search tools, multiple types of content, and easy ways to connect with Hach experts. With HSO, you get the information you need and together, we can ensure water quality for people around the world.

Technical Training

Hach Training Center provides relevant, hands-on training to your team, giving them the experience they need to master various theories and techniques—and produce results you can trust for quality assurance, environmental safety, and regulatory compliance. Hach experts offer a large course catalog of workshop training, personalized training, and digital learning designed to increase proficiency and confidence for plant operators, instrument and field technicians, laboratory personnel, and plant managers and superintendents.

Service

Hach ServicePlus® Programs have been developed to help solve your maintenance and support problems. Whether it’s a lack of resources or skills, an instrument that is down, compliance concerns or the need for a predictable budget, we have programs to fit the unique challenges you face in your organization.