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Flame photometer FP8600

Flame photometer – Automatic unit without dilution FP8600

Fully automatic measurement

Laboratory version supplemented by a rotation sampler with up to 72 sample positions. Once programmed, the FP8600 automatically measures up to 72 samples in one run. Especially control laboratories and testing offices benefit from this independent operation. With the models of the FP8000 series, A.KRÜSS Optronic presents to this day unique measuring devices for the simultaneous measurement of the elements Na, K, Ca and Li. Five measuring channels are available for this, which can be individually configured. Thanks to proven measuring methods and modern device electronics, our flame photometers achieve high-precision and reproducible measurement results and are a simple and particularly cost-effective alternative to analysis techniques such as ICP or AAS.

  • Reliable, simultaneous measurement of up to five alkaline and alkaline earth elements
  • Automatic operation for high sample volumes
  • Sample delivery without dilution
  • Little care needed by the user
  • Very high precision
  • Maximum operational safety through intelligent security mechanisms
  • User administration with two authorization levels
  • Full traceability of the measurement results
  • Extensive interfaces and convenient data transfer
  • Compliance with international standards such as GMP / GLP and 21 CFR Part 11

Typical applications

  • Quality control in the pharmaceutical, chemical, beverage, food, salt and construction industries
  • Evidence
  • Food laboratories, testing laboratories and testing offices
  • Chemical development

An overview of typical applications with the flame photometer FP8000 series can be found in our campus article on flame photometer applications.

Samples and substances often analyzed with a flame photometer

  • Measuring potassium and sodium in salt
  • Measurement of sodium, potassium and calcium in various food samples
  • Measurement of sodium, potassium and calcium in fruits and vegetable juices
  • High-purity water
  • Measurement of sodium, potassium and calcium in pharmaceutical reagents and infusion solutions (Ringer’s solution, NaCl solution)
  • Wastewater control by determination of potassium, sodium and magnesium content
  • Concentration determinations of sodium and potassium in fertilizer production
  • Measurement of sodium in glassmaking
  • Review of sodium, potassium or calcium levels in cement production

Model specifications

MEASURING RANGE0.01-4500 ppm 
0.0004-200 mmol/l
0.01-4500 ppm 
0.0003-110 mmol/l
0.01-4500 ppm 
0.50-4500 ppm 
0.0125-110 mmol/l
0.0004 mmol/l
0.01 ppm 
0.0003 mmol/l
0.01 ppm 
0.0014 mmol/l
0.03 ppm 
0.0075 mmol/l
PRECISION0.4 % at 40 ppm 
0.4 % at 1,74 mmol/l
0.4 % at 40 ppm 
0.4 % at 1,03 mmol/l
0.4 % at 40 ppm 
0.4 % at 5,71 mmol/l
0.4 % at 40 ppm 
0.4 % at 1,00 mmol/l
ACCURACY1 % at 40 ppm 
1 % at 1.74 mmol/l
1 % bei 40 ppm 
1 % at 1.03 mmol/l
1 % at 40 ppm 
1 % at 5.71 mmol/l
1 % at 40 ppm 
1 % at 1.00 mmol/l
CALIBRATIONLinear with 2 standards 
Non linear with 6-8 standards, 
cubic approximation
DRIFT1% in 60 min
REFERENCELithium guide line with 35 mg/l or 5 mmol/l
COMBUSTION GASPropane, Butane or LPG: Recommended for alkaline elements 
Acetylene for flame photometry: Recommended for alkaline earth elements
DISPLAYTFT-Display mit integriertem 8,4“ TFT Touchscreen, 800 x 600 Pixel
1 x Ethernet 
1 x RS-232 for printer
EQUIPMENTBasic model + 
Sampler and external sample table with control unit
ACCESSORIES24 character plain paper printer 
Pressure reducing station with filter unit 
Various standards and system solutions 
Spare parts and accessories directly from the manufacturer
UPGRADEABILITYRetrofit kits to other models available

Technical data flame photometers (PDF, 128 KB)

Digital refractometers with peltier temperature control

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Flame photometer  FP8600 Enquiry

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