A Practical Guide to Measuring pH

Accurate pH measurement is essential for a wide range of laboratory workflows and applications, requiring reliable instruments and electrodes. Choosing the right equipment, protocols and maintenance strategies is vital to ensure reproducible measurements and prolong equipment life.

This practical guide to pH measurement is designed to help users ensure optimal results in both laboratory and field testing environments. It combines a concise explanation of the principles behind determining pH with clear descriptions of the most appropriate measurement methods. It also covers the different types of pH electrodes available – and how to select the correct one for your samples – and offers hints and tips to simplify this routine task.