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do_issues [31/03/2015 12:26]
pieter
do_issues [31/03/2015 12:31]
pieter [Maintenance]
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 Check the correct position of the O-ring, insert the capsule and push it to its final position using the supplied stick, check the membrane. Check the correct position of the O-ring, insert the capsule and push it to its final position using the supplied stick, check the membrane.
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 Saturate distilled water in a vessel by purging air in it for approximately 20 minutes to create 100% air saturation. Perform the saturation of the solution under operating pressure. Allow the output signal to stabilise. Follow the instructions of the meter to calibrate the electrode at 100% saturation. Saturate distilled water in a vessel by purging air in it for approximately 20 minutes to create 100% air saturation. Perform the saturation of the solution under operating pressure. Allow the output signal to stabilise. Follow the instructions of the meter to calibrate the electrode at 100% saturation.
  
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-The electrode requires only little maintenance but should be checked regularly. Normal cleaning/​rinsing of the body and replenishment of the electrolyte (see Start Up) should mostly be sufficient. Mind that the use in some environments (e.g. algae) might block the membrane and that regular adequate cleaning will be required. 
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-After the electrode has been used for a period of time, the residual current may rise (see Zero point). To reduce the residual current, the following cleaning method is recommended. 
-  - Carefully unscrew the membrane cap from the body. 
-  - Rinse the inside of the membrane cap with DI water. ​ 
-  - Soak the Lead anode in 0.1N HCl (Do not use aqua regia!) for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse thoroughly with DI water, blot dry with tissue paper. 
-  - Mix soap, water and a few drops of ammonia together in a container. Brush the cleaning solution onto the tarnished Platinum with care.  Use an old toothbrush or other soft-bristled brush. Work gently to get rid of the tarnish. 
-  - Rinse the soaked portions thoroughly with DI water. Blot dry with tissue paper. ​ 
-  - Reassemble the electrode according to the method described in Start Up. 
  
  
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