Polarographic and Amperometric Methods Applied to Metallurgical Analysis

CIM Bulletin, 1965

A. Hitchen Senior Scientific Officer, Chemical Analysis Section, Extraction Metallurgy Division, Mines Branch, .Dept. of Mines & Technical Surveys, Ottawa, Ont.

A general outline is given for the determination of copper, nickel, cobalt, zinc, lead, cadmium, bismuth, manganese, uranium, molybdenum, vanadium, sulphate and fluoride by polarographic or amperometric methods in a variety of ores or metallurgical products. The detection of oxygen in gas mixtures by an amperometric method used as a safety device is also discussed.
Keywords: Cobalt, cobalt, electrolyte, hydrochloric, Molybdenum (VI), zinc, copper, Electrolytes, Lead, nickel, Sulphate, Sulphates, waves, zinc