SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1960

Chapter IX—Analysis of Water-Formed Deposits


Many of the difficulties that arise during the industrial use of water are closely related to water-formed sludges, scales, and corrosion products. The composition of such deposits can be interpreted to provide a guide for practical preventive treatment of either the water or its environment. In the proper hands, complete and detailed information concerning water-formed deposits can be useful; unless this information is accurate, however, it can be misleading. Accordingly, reliable methods should be available for the analysis of carefully selected samples.

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Developed by Committee: D19
Pages: 167–174
DOI: 10.1520/STP44223S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5928-0
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-6082-8