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ANALYSIS OF METAL FINISHING BATHS

A key to Quality, Productivity, Cost-Savings and a Cleaner Environment

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high quality and maximising profitability in Metal Finishing operations.


5. Spectroscopic & Related Methods * , **, ***

These are based on a study of light emitted from a sample, usually when subjected to heating. The very simplest is the "flame test", which has been refined as a "flame photometer". Easily the most widely used in Metal Finishing, is AAS (Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy). Even higher-performance, for those fortunate to be able to afford it, is ICP (Induction-Coupled Plasma). These methods are used almost exclusively used for metal ion determination.

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