MT-100 system for automated titration analysis

Automated Titration & Multi-Parameter Analysis (MT-Series)

Rugged & Reliable

Whether your laboratory requires a simple pH system or a system with eight parameters, MANTECH will deliver. We realize each laboratory is unique and as a result, our systems are tailor configured with off-the-shelf modules to meet your requirements for sample volume, parameters and sample size. Each system is fully automated by easy to use software and robust robotics.

 

Benefits

  • Automates 26-400 samples in a single batch
  • Customizable user interface for simplified operation
  • IntelliRinse™ prevents cross contamination between samples
  • Eliminates potential for human error with automated pipetting using MANTECH’s Titrasip™
  • Non-destructive sample preparation allows for up to 5 parameters on a single sample

Applications

  • Water
  • Soil
  • Food & Beverage

Parameters

MANTECH is a leading manufacturer of automated titration and multi-parameter analysis systems. We can deliver analysis systems that perform the following functions: (click the links to view method abstracts)

We have purchased a MANTECH system to automate our suite of pH, Conductivity and Turbidity analysis. From industry feedback we knew that this suite is notoriously difficult to automate and the MANTECH system presented a new and viable solution to the problem. Camlab, the UK representatives have helped us from the very outset with the financial justification and there on with the development of our methods and engineering support. The staff, from product specialist to the engineers at Camlab have understood the constraints of our methodologies and have worked with us as a partnership to deliver the high performance we need.
I worked with three multi-parameter systems running applications such as pH, conductivity and alkalinity. It was wonderful being able to set up my run and then move on to other tasks around the lab. One of the systems often ran for ten hours straight (approximately 750 samples). The MANTECH systems were easy to use and very durable.
MANTECH instruments used by ALS have proven to be robust analytical solutions, generating accurate and precise results with a low per sample operating cost.
The support was excellent from all vendors but the software and hardware support teams for the MANTECH PC-Titrate system were local and are marketed and supported by the same company. The precision was superior on the PC-Titrate system as was the multi-valve cleaning system, which included more titrants, and purging of titrant lines. In conclusion the PC-Titrate system met our needs most closely and was the best long-term choice for our solutions analysis.

Models & Specifications

Model
MT-10
MT-30
MT-100
Capacity
26-400
28-400
30-400
DualProbe*
IntelliRinse™
Static and Dip Multiple Stations
Dynamic
Dynamic
SampleProtect™*
Temperature Compensation
Automated with Manual Temperature entry
Automated with Thermistor
Automated with Thermistor
PeCOD® COD Analyzer Add-on (15min COD and NOM)
BOD5 Day DUO Add-on
Food Applications, Total Acidity, Sulfite, Chloride
2 or more titration methods
In different sample cups
In different sample cups
From a single sample cup
125ml cups
50ml tubes
 ✓
 ✓
15ml tubes
 ✓
IntelliVOL™**
 ✓
 ✓
Automated Pipetting
RapidDuo™ e.g. alkalinity & hardness in 2 different vessels

*Available with AM122, AM197 and AM354 Autosamplers
**Aspiration of sample to a known volume via extraction pump. Accurate sample volume allows for titration directly in 125 mL cup or 50 mL tube

All of our systems can be customized to suit your needs. Contact us for more information.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Titration uses a solution of known concentration to determine the concentration of an unknown solution. The titrant (the solution with a known concentration) is added from a buret to a known quantity of the analyte (the solution with an unknown concentration) until the reaction is complete. Knowing the volume of titrant added allows the concentration of the unknown solution to be determined.

The potential of hydrogen (pH) is a measure of hydrogen ion (H+) concentration. Solutions with a high concentration of H+ ions have a low pH (acidic). Solutions with a low concentration of H+ ions have a high pH (alkaline). Read MANTECH’s pH method abstract here.

Conductivity, also known as electrical conductivity, is used to measure the concentration of dissolved solids which have been ionized in a polar solution such as water. Read MANTECH’s conductivity method abstract here.

Alkalinity refers to the capability of water to neutralize acid, also known as an expression of buffering capacity. A buffer is a solution to which an acid can be added without changing the concentration of available H+ ions (without changing the pH) appreciably. In other words, a buffer absorbs the excess H+ ions and protects the water body from fluctuations in pH. Read MANTECH’s alkalinity method abstract here.

The main compounds of alkalinity are: hydroxides (OH), carbonates (CO32-), and bicarbonates (HCO3).  The alkalinity, or buffering capacity, of a solution depends on the absorption of positively charged hydrogen ions by negatively charged bicarbonate and carbonate molecules.  When bicarbonate and carbonate molecules absorb hydrogen ions, there is a shift in equilibrium without a significant shift in pH.  A sample with high buffering capacity will have high bicarbonate and/or carbonate content, and a greater resistance to changes in pH.  For more information on MANTECH’s method for automated alkalinity measurement and how the species of alkalinity are calculated, download the pdf.

Each of our AutoMax samplers are compatible with a variety of common sample cup and tube styles to accommodate up to 4 probes. To view available sample vessels and AutoMax sample capacities, read out technical bulletin here.

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