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Features & Advantages
A simple and easy to use test kit that is an early warning system, identifying harmful micro-organisms in fuels so that preventive action can be taken before major problems occur. Use as part of a fuel quality control program.
It is reliable to use, a quick and convenient method. Always handy. No laboratory special equipment is needed, No special training in microbiology is required, and sampling and evaluation can be easily carried out by any personnel.
The easy and economical way to get rid of the past tedious Laboratory work such as preparing nutrient media, producing dilution series and counting colonies. Also, the significant expenses of outer laboratory work are also saved.
Safe to handle, samples are evaluated in sealed tubes avoiding risks of contamination.
In fuels, any free water present is the natural environment for microbes to grow and should be tested before the fuel itself. This is because the free water phase contains approximately a thousand times more microbes than the fuel.
How To Use
Interpretation of results
The evaluation graph reflects the various colonies which show the different range of microbial contamination.
The figures are shown in cfu*/ml.
If any growth whatsoever is found you should treat your fuel immediately with Hydra FuelPlus Biocide.
Storage and stability
The Test Kit 2448 Dip Slide tubes should be kept away from sunlight and drought and stored safe, unopened at room temperature (about + 20 °C) .
The slides should be protected from freezing. On the box or the pack the expiration date is mentioned. Any slide displaying microbial development ought to be dumped. Heat variations might lead to condensation which eventually settles at the bottom of the dip slide tube.
This Sterile liquid can easily be discarded down the sink. This does not affects the performance and the results of Dip Slides, as the media are not visually dehydrated.
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