Voltammetry – FAQs

Multi-Mode Electrode, Multi-Mode Electrode pro

  • Which mercury can I use for polarography?

  • How much mercury can I use to fill the Multi-Mode Electrode?

  • What nitrogen pressure do I need to operate the Multi-Mode Electrode?

  • What nitrogen quality do I need for polarography/voltammetry?

  • Where can I find information on spare parts for the Multi-Mode Electrode and the Multi-Mode Electrode pro?

  • How dangerous is handling mercury?

  • Where can I find more information on the topic of mercury and health?

RDE (Rotating Disk Electrodes)

  • How can I polish my gold RDE?

  • How can I polish my glassy carbon RDE?

  • How can I polish my Ultra-Trace RDE?

  • How can I polish my platinum RDE?

Reference electrode

  • My reference electrode has dried out. Can I regenerate it?

  • Chloride interferes with my determination. Can I use another electrolyte instead of KCl?

  • Potassium interferes with my determination. Can I use another electrolyte instead of KCl?

  • A different reference electrode is used in my application description. Can I use the Ag/AgCl reference electrode anyway?

  • I would like to take a measurement in a nonaqueous solution. Which electrolyte can I use in my reference electrode?