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Article No. 10933

Color Comparator Platinum Cobalt

  • Platinum-Cobalt/Hazen/Apha-Color (ASTM D1209)/Total Color Units (TCU).
  • Often referred to as Pt-Co, Platinum-Cobalt, Hazen or APHA Color or TCU - all terms are interchangeable and equally valid.
  • Used to measure clear to dark amber liquids.
  • Originally defined by specified dilutions: range from 0 at the light end of the scale to 500 at the darkest.
  • Used extensively in the water industry but also for clear oils, chemicals and petrochemicals such as glycerine, plasticisers, solvents, carbon tetrachloride and petroleum spirits.

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  • Provides an easy way to transition from subjective visual measurement to a non-subjective, accurate electronic measurement.
  • Advance from Visual (subjective) to Electronic (objective) Color Measurement.
  • Immediate & Accurate - Straight from the Box.
  • Guaranteed Agreement with International Standards
  • Display Results with On-Screen Color and Numerical Options Digital, Portable, Push-Button Technology
  • View the color difference: On-Screen Color and On-Screen Numerical Display
  • The user friendly ergonomics and intuitive interface guarantee new users can be quickly trained and easily supported.
  • Large data storage (> 20,000 readings)
  • USB connectivity ensures readings can be stored and shared easily and quickly
  • Flexibility is further enhanced with software packages for Windows® with multiple language* support on-screen.
  • Touch screen technology makes the EComparator Series easily programmable with instinctive menus on screen.
  • Users can set language, date and time, view preferences and create projects with individual tolerance settings.
  • An on-screen warning system of:
    • Within Tolerance = Green
    • Outside Tolerance = Red
    • On Border of Tolerance = Amber
    • Provides the user with immediate information on the sample.
    • Supported Languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Russian

Technical Attributes

  • Data
    Light Source:White LED (25 year lifetime)
    Sensors:Tristimulus Detectors, Reference and Sample
    Display:Size: 3.5 inch
    Resolution: 320x240
    Color: 24 Bit (True Color)
    Keypad:3 key tactile membrane
    Sample Chamber:Cell Type: W100 Spectrophotometer
    Filters: EC Range Holders
    Casing:Material: Flame Retardant ABS
    Size: W 106mm x D 210mm x H 57mm
    Power:Sources: USB or Battery
    Batteries: 4 x AA
    Interfaces:USB 2.0 (mini USB receptacle)
    Data Storage:> 20,000 readings
    Temperature:Max Sample Temperature = 80° C
    Model:EC 2000 Pt CoEC 2000 Gardner
    Color Scale:Platinum-ColbaltGardner
    Range:0 - 5000 - 18
    Resolution:1 Pt-Co Unit0.1 Gardner Unit
    Repeatability:+/- 3% +1 Pt-Co Units+/- 0.2
    Path Length:50mm10mm
    Standards:ASTM D1209ASTM D1544, D6166
    Comparator View:2 Field
    Cells:3 x 50mm W100 (Plastic)
    1 x 50mm W100 (OG)
    Validation Liquids:1 x 60ml Bottle
    Glass Standard:1



ASTM D1209

Delivery Content

EComparator Instrument, Certified Glass Liquid Reference Standards enabling quick and simple validation, Integrated light shield to protect the sample from ambient light and cells (plastic and glass) for flexible applications


50mm Plastic Cell for Pt-Co 50/pk
Plastic Cells 10mm 100/pk
Sample Cell Gardner Comparator 10mm
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