Orsat Analysis


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Orsat analysis is one of techniques to analyze flue gases. Orsat analysis is even now regarded as the most beneficial technique to analyze flue gases correctly. Orsat device as shown in Figure 1 contains some components (labeled) such as:

  1. Label A is straight burette which flow from bottom to top and contains 100 sections
  2. Label B is aspirator container
  3. Label D1, D2, and D3 are pipettes that are numbered 3 pieces comprising absorbents stuffed with beads or glass tubes intended for improving absorption areas. Each pipettes contains solution as follow:
  • CuCl2 (cuprous chloride) in HCl intended for CO
  • Alkaline pyrogallol intended for O2
  • KOH (Potassium hydroxide) intended for SO2 dan CO2)