Volume 7, Issue 2 (March 1979)

    Sampling and Analysis of Atmospheric Sulfur Dioxide with the Lead Dioxide Plate (Huey Plate)

    CODEN: JTEOAD

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    Abstract

    The performance characteristics of the lead dioxide (Huey) plate for sampling sulfur dioxide are evaluated, and a method for determining sulfur dioxide as precipitated barium sulfate by weighing on an electrobalance is described. The data produced by exposing Huey plates over a two-year period are presented. A direct relationship between the concentration of sulfur dioxide in the ambient atmosphere as determined by continuous automatic monitoring and the mass loading of lead sulfate on the Huey plate has been confirmed. The correlation coefficient for the relationship was 0.90.


    Author Information:

    Levadie, B
    Chief of the laboratoryMember of ASTM, Vermont Division of Occupational Health, Barre, Vt.


    Stock #: JTE11204J

    ISSN: 0090-3973

    DOI: 10.1520/JTE11204J

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    Title Sampling and Analysis of Atmospheric Sulfur Dioxide with the Lead Dioxide Plate (Huey Plate)
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee D22