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AGK 100 Boiler and Feedwater Treatment supplemented with AMERZINE Corrosion Inhibitor
Read MSDS before running these tests. Before testing, samples must be cooled to 25O C (77O F) by collecting through a sample cooler for safety and to prevent flashing which concentrates the sample. If the sample is colored or turbid, filter before testing. If the sample remains cloudy after the first filtering, the sample should be refiltered through the same filter paper since the filter becomes more retentive on the second filtration.

DAILY CONTROL TESTS HYDRAZINE

TEST PROCEDURE

MEANS OF ADJUSTMENT

TEST RESULTS DOSAGE ADJUSTMENT

DOSAGE INFORMATION

1. Fill the sample cup to the 25-ml mark with cooled boiler water sample (Figure 1 & 2). 2. Place the AMERZINE corrosion inhibitor ampoule's tapered tip into one of the four depressions in the bottom of the sample cup. Snap the tip by squeezing the ampoule toward the side of the cup. The sample will fill the ampoule and begin to mix with the reagent (Figure 1 & 2). 3. Remove the AMERZINE corrosion inhibitor ampoule from the cup. Mix the contents of the ampoule by inverting it several times, allowing the bubble to travel from end to end each time (Figure 3). 4. Wipe all liquid from the exterior of the ampoule and WAIT EXACTLY 10 MINUTES for full color development (Figure 4). 5. Place the AMERZINE corrosion inhibitor ampoule, flat end downward into the center tube of the comparator. Direct the comparator toward a source of bright white light while viewing from the bottom. Hold the comparator in a nearly horizontal position and rotate it until the color standard below the AMERZINE corrosion inhibitor ampoule shows the closest match (Figure 5). 6. Record the result and adjust dosage as necessary.

Feed continuously as necessary with AGK 100 boiler and feedwater treatment.
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AMERZINE corrosion inhibitor

IF LESS THAN 0.03 PPM supplement AGK100 treatment with AMERZINE corrosion inhibitor

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NOTE: Supplemental dosage is only necessary when the hydrazine level is not maintained by AGK 100 treatment alone.

HYDRATE ALKALINITY
1. Rinse and fill the plastic titration vial to the line (12-ml) with the cooled boiler water sample (Figure 1). 2. Pipette 2-ml of Barium Chloride 10% into the vial and swirl to mix (Figure 2). 3. Add 2 drops of Phenolphthalein Indicator and swirl. IF THE SAMPLE DOES NOT TURN PINK, the Hydrate Alkalinity level is zero. Record zero on the Onboard Graphing Log and adjust dosage to increase hydrate alkalinity. IF THE SAMPLE TURNS PINK, counting the drops, add Sulfuric Acid N/10 until the sample is colorless (disregard the eventual reappearance of a pink color). Swirl the vial between drops (Figure 3). 4. Calculate the Hydrate Alkalinity concentration as follows: Number of drops of Sulfuric Acid N/10 x 5 = ppm Hydrate Alkalinity as OH. 5. Record the result and adjust dosage as necessary.
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12-ml

IF LESS THAN 40 PPM

increase dosage by 25%


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AGK 100 boiler and feedwater treatment

40-65 PPM No dosage adjustment necessary


IF GREATER THAN 65 PPM decrease dosage by 25%

Initial dosage* is 2.5-5 liters/ton of boiler water in the system. Feed continuously with AMERZINE corrosion inhibitor.
*When starting up a new system or one that has been down for some reason. Above 700 S/cm
INCREASE BLOWDOWN FREQUENCY

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NEUTRALIZED CONDUCTIVITY
1. Connect the Conductivity Electrode-ATC to the meter. Press the power button to power up the meter. 2. Add 2 drops of phenolphthalein indicator to the cooled boiler water sample and stir. If the sample turns pink, add Gallic Acid while stirring until the pink color disappears. This neutralizes the sample (Figure 2). 3. Place the electrode into the sample and take care to ensure that the liquid level is above its upper steel band. Stir the electrode gently in the sample to create a homogenous sample (Figure 3). 4. Allow time for the reading to stabilize. Note the reading on the display. 5. Record the result and refer to chart at right for blowdown adjustment.

Up to 700 S/cm - Satisfactory

NORMAL MAINTENANCE BLOWDOWN


BLOWDOWN

Blowdown should be carried out as per boiler manufacturers instructions. Blowdown is necessary to reduce dissolved and suspended solids. If suspended solids are noticed in boiler water samples, blowdown regardless of conductivity test results. Weekly flash bottom blowdown for 10-20 seconds duration is advisable to remove normal sludge and to ensure clear operational lines.

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REFERENCE TESTS PHOSPHATE - Test Daily - Filter sample before running test 1. Fill the sample cup to the 25-ml mark with sample (Figure 1). mL 2. Place the Boiler Phosphate ampoules tapered tip into one of the four depressions in the bottom of the sample cup. Snap the tip 25 by squeezing the ampoule toward the side of the cup. The sample 20 will fill the ampoule and begin to mix with reagent (Figure 2). 15 3. Remove the Boiler Phosphate ampoule from the cup. Mix the 1 contents of the ampoule by inverting it several times allowing the 10 bubble to travel from end to end each time (Figure 3). 5 4. Wipe all liquid from the exterior of the ampoule and WAIT 5 MINUTES for full color development (Figure 4). 5. When using the comparator, be sure it is illuminated by a white light directly above the comparator. The filled Boiler Phosphate ampoule should be placed between the color standards for viewing. It is important that the ampoule be compared by placing it on both sides of the standard tube before concluding that it is darker, 3 lighter or equal to the standard (Figure 5). Record the result. CONDENSATE pH - Test Weekly
1. Obtain a 10-ml sample and test immediately (Figure 1). 2. Add 2-3 drops phenolphthalein (Figure 2 & 3). 3. If pink color develops, add Sulfuric Acid N/10 dropwise until sample turns colorless (Figure 2 & 3). 4. Record the result.

TEST PROCEDURE

DISCUSSION

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Phosphate is added to AGK 100 boiler and feedwater treatment to precipitate calcium hardness. The presence of hydroxide alkalinity keeps the precipitate fluid. As a guideline, it is good to have a minimum of 10 ppm of phosphate. If phosphate level is low, check for possible hardness inleakage. Levels up to 70 ppm are acceptable but not necessary.

MAKEUP HARDNESS - Test when AGK 100 consumption is abnormally


high or when phosphate tests are low.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Rinse and fill the snapping cup with the sample to be tested (Figure 1). Place the tip of the hardness ampoule into one of the holes in the bottom of the snapping cup (Figure 2). While applying downward pressure, break the tip by tilting the ampoule toward the edge of the snapping cup. Keep the tip immersed in the water while drawing sample. Mix by inverting the hardness ampoule back and forth to dissolve the reagent. Wait 30 seconds. Place the ampoule in front of a white background and view the color. A pure blue color indicates less than 0.1 ppm hardness. A pink color indicates hardness is present. Record the result. SATISFACTORY = < 0.1 ppm

Snapping Cup Fill Completely

APPARATUS
Storage: Hydrazine: Hydrate Alkalinity: Conductivity: Phosphate: Hardness: Filter Paper: Funnel: Water Treatment Test Cabinet: PCN 1AA0016 (220 Volt) or 1AA2148 (110 Volt) AMERZINE corrosion inhibitor Ampoule Test Kit: PCN 0369-01-8 includes: 1 Cylindrical Comparator, 1 Snap Cup, 1 Set of Instructions, 30 Ampoules Hydrate Alkalinity Test Kit: PCN 0388-01-8 includes: 7 bottles Barium Chloride 10%, 3 bottles Sulfuric Acid N/10, 1 bottle Phenolphthalein, Titration Vial, Dropper Pipet Conductivity Meter Kit Complete: PCN 0173062 includes Meter and Electrode, Case, Stand, Rubber Armor, Gallic Acid, Brass Spoon, Plastic Beaker, 2 x 4 AAA Batteries and Manual Boiler Phosphate Ampoule Test Kit: PCN 1AA0003 includes: Sample Cup, Comparator, 30 ampoules Hardness Test Ampoules: PCN 0365-01-6 includes: 2 x 30 Ampoules, Sample Cup PCN 0225-01-2, Box of 100 PCN 0221-01-0


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If the condensate sample turns pink upon the addition of phenolphthalein, it is sufficiently alkaline. The pH is acceptable when a small amount of acid (1-2 drops) turns the sample colorless.

The presence of even a small amount of hardness entering the boiler can lead to scale formation. This test should be run when the AGK 100 treatment consumption is abnormally high or when phosphate tests are low.

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