Does the CL17 chlorine analyser measure free and total chlorine?

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Document ID TE2042

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Version 4.0

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Status Published

Published Date

Published Date 11/04/2019
Question
Does the CL17 chlorine analyser measure free and total chlorine?
Summary
CL17 free and total chlorine measurements
Answer
The CL17 has the abillity to measure either free or total chlorine depending on which reagent set is installed in the instrument. It is a colorimetric style analyser, and depends on what reagents are being used with the analyser. The reagents for free chlorine are not able to detect chloramines and the the reagents for total chlorine are unable to differentiate between chloramines and free chlorine.