Lab lysimeter

Analysis of leaching and solute fluxes in the laboratory

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To study the migration of nutrients and pollutants in soils or other porous materials. Determination of mass balances at the mesoscale

  • Minimal sorption (Excursus: Suction cup product finder)
  • Suitable for heavy metals, metalloids, macro elements etc.
  • Saturated and unsaturated conditions
  • Sprinkling head delivers controlled precipitation
  • Wide range of specific accessories available
  • Insertion device for undisturbed soil samples
  • Filter membrane can be easily replaced
  • Exchangeable Lysimeter shell (different height and materials available)
Lysimeter shell  
Material: Polypropylene, PVC, Steel
Diameter: 300 mm (ID)
Thickness: Material-dependent 2-8 mm
Suction bottom  
Filter medium: Polyamide membrane
Pore size: 0,45 μm
Bubble Point: min. 1000 hPa
Delivery capacity: ca. 1,1L/min (water saturated, 500 hPa vacuum)
Tube  
Material: PE, PTFE, others on request
Diameter: 4/6 mm (inside/outside)