Oxidation-Reduction Potential

ORP measurements can be perfomed using any WTW pH/mV meters.

  • Laboratory pH Meters
  • Portable pH Meters
  • Field pH Meters

ORP measurements monitor chemical reactions such as checking the denitrification of wastewater and disinfectant effect of detergents or the strength of plating baths.

Measurement of ORP voltage is carried out using ORP combination electrodes. Similar to pH electrodes, these consist of a measuring electrode and a reference electrode. A metal electrode (normally a precious metal like gold, silver or platinum) is used in ORP combination electrodes in place of a glass membrane for carrying out the measuring function. The tendency for the chemical agents to accept or donate electrons determines the potential of the metal and thus the electrical potential of the combination electrode.

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