Indian Council of Agricultural Research
(Agricultural Knowledge Management Information System)

ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kudlu P.O., Kasaragod-671124, Kerala (
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Instrument Details
Instrument/Facility Name: Flame Photometer
Make                                   : ELICO
Model                                  : CL 378
Specification   :CL-378, flame photometer that is designed for the routine determination of sodium and potassium concentrations in the given sample.

Click to ViewAutomatic ignition. Automatic gas shut off in case of power failure. Calibration curve programmability can be done using a maximum of 20 standards in the range of interest of the user, data processing through optional curve fitting techniques like segmental and quadratic. Analysis made much more simpler because of the multiple calibration curves saving facility. Storage of 700 samples Optional PC compatibility with RS232C interface. Microprocessor based, user friendly, Menu driven with printer interface Saving data and retrieval of standards and samples.

  Working Principles
Click to ViewIt involves the analysis of metal present in the sample on the basis of radiations emitted by it, when the sample is atomised into the flame.

  User Instructions
The technique is used in agriculture field for testing of water, soil,and plant materials. In medical science for testing of urine and blood samples In industries for detection of elements in fuel ,glass and cement ,etc. 1.Check the power supply before start. 2. Check the gas supply and air pressure 3. Check the standard concentrations used. 4. Follow the steps in the user manual. The filters available are for K and Na.

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Contact No. 04994232090
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  Flame Photometer Charges
Procedure Name
National LAB/R&D
Flame Photometry
Prior confirmation may be obtained from the Institute before taking DD / sending samples.

Additional Rs 100/-towards postal charges if result are to be posted
The Demand Draft should be in favour of "ICAR-Unit-CPCRI Kasaragod"
Letter, DD & Samples send to "The Director, ICAR-CPCRI, Kudlu P.O Kasaragod - 671 124. Kerala."