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DavidPeterson
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Does anyone run an IEC (or other brand) spectrometer for Flame-Emission, Atomic Absorption, Colorimetry?
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I wish!
I used to use all of those in Industry - once - when i was highly paid.... sigh...
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Memories of once upon a time.... :giggle:
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We just use the cheap plastic spectroscopes you look through when doing the flame tests. We have a colorimeter that goes with our data logger that only gets used about once a year for senior chemistry.
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we have those as well....

I just have a teacher here in his first year who has scholarship money that needs to be spent by the end of year. He's a chemistry teacher so thought that the IEC Spectrometer for Flame Emission / Atomic Absorption looked good
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I would say that a set data loggers and sensors would get more use, but if you want a cool toy instead then I'd say go for it!
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got them as well.....
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Then I am moving to SA!!
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We have a fibreoptic spectrometer and it is fantastic. Was very expensive roughly $2000. Gets used a fair bit.
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We could add to the datalogger sensors, that's where this discussion started. He looked at the UV-vis that went with Vernier then his mentor (the existing Chem teacher) decided that AAS would fit better with our curriculum
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Hi,

I have an IEC Spectometer and I know this may sound ridiculous but I cant seem to get the atomiser out to put the solution in it. Anyone have any experience with these to give me a hint or 2? :-(
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Hi all,

Resurrecting this thread. I have inherited the IEC flame absorption spectrometer/colorimeter. What do I use for the air inlet connection? A gas cylinder? An air compressor? I don't have much experience with either.
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Hello MissKat and others

I did a bit of a search online and found this site and document, which has a little more information about the IEC flame absorption spectrometer/colorimeter than the actual IEC site:
https://www.chemtalk.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=451/wp-conten ... 0Sheet.pdf

Hope this helps in a little way
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Hi cactus155,

I can't seem to open the link, it says it's the requested topic doesn't exist. Would you mind trying to send it again please?
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I cannot seem to be able to add the link without it saying that it is not available
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Hello Team,

I figured out how to post the instruction sheet for the IEC Flame and AA Spectrometer and hopefully this is attached as a Word Document

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