PTV1000 turbidity analyser – video guides to installation, calibration, verification and maintenance

The Lovibond PTV1000 turbidity analyser is designed for low-level turbidity applications such as final water drinking water.

It’s simple yet elegant design enables it to be easily installed, calibrated and verified by anyone and is simple and easy to maintain.

The short video tutorials below are designed to give you a brief introduction to installation, calibration, verification and maintenance of the PTV1000 turbidity analyser.

Installing a PTV1000 turbidity analyser

Attaching the mounting cleat to the wall
A video to show the installation of the mounting cleat on a wall or backboard
Attaching the flow body onto the mounting cleat
A video to show the proper installation of the flow body
Installing the fluidics manager module
A quick guide to show the proper installation of the fluidics manager module

Calibrating a PTV1000 turbidity analyser

Calibrating a PTV1000 turbidity analyser with a T Cal plus primary calibration standard
A quick guide to show the calibration of a PTV1000 with the 5NTU T Cal plus standard
Calibrating a PTV1000 turbidity analyser with a primary calibration standard
A quick guide to show the calibration of a PTV1000 with a primary calibration standard provided in a bottle

Verification of a PTV1000 turbidity analyser

Assigning a value to a dry verification block
Define the baseline value of the dry verification block for verifying the instrument optics in the future. In this video, a high dry verification block is used. The process of defining the baseline is the same for a low-level dry verification block.

Maintenance of a PTV1000 turbidity analyser

Disassembling the drain cover and replacing the o-ring and siphon tube
Servicing of the drain cover where the flow switch is located, includes instructions on how to remove the flow body from the mounting cleat
Disassembling the integrated bubble trap for maintenance
Servicing of the bubble trap and replacing the o-ring
Maintenance of the light beam dump
Replacing the light beam dump which removes stray light from the flow body
Replacing the flow body drain valve
Removing and replacing the flow body drain valve and lanyard strap
Maintenance of the optical parts
Cleaning, inspection and replacement of the collimating lens
Replacing the bubble trap knob
Disassembling the bubble trap knob and replacing it

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