Copper mesh can be applied to either a standard or copper sensor guard and reduces the likelihood of matter entering and building up on sensors without creating a substrate for organisms to attach.
Instrument bio-fouling is a challenge consistently faced by water quality professionals in their effort to collect accurate data. Bio-fouling not only affects data, but also significantly increases instrument maintenance costs and time spent in the field.
Copper is accepted as an inhibitor of biological growth in aqueous environments because its ions are released from their solid form and are toxic to microorganisms.
Hach Hydromet offers several resources to support the integration of copper into your monitoring program.