Total Suspended Solids

TSS Monitoring supplies:

A typical TSS citizen monitoring test kit for the  field work includes a hand held operated vacuum pump, filter holder and receiver, glass fiber filters, water collecting graduated cylinders, forceps, and sterilized Petri dishes; and for the laboratory work aluminum weighing dishes, a drying oven and a analytic balance. These supplies can be obtained from different suppliers or constructed with local low cost materials. Below are contact information of suppliers contacted at some point by GWW to purchase some of the stream biomonitoring supplies.

Vacuum Pumps

Hand-operated vacuum pump (Cat. 6133-0010)

Fisher Scientific Company
www.FisherScientific.com

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Hand-operated vacuum pump (SKU Z248134-1EA)

Sigma-Aldrich Company
www.sigmaaldrich.com

 

±$310.00*

Phone: 800-766-7000
Fax: 800-926-1166

~±$270.00*

Phone: 800-325-3010
Fax: 800-325-5052

Filter Holder with Receiver

Filter Holder with Receiver 1000mL (Cat. 300-4100)

Fisher Scientific Company
www.FisherScientific.com

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Millipore® Sterifil® filtration system (SKU Z355461-1EA)

Sigma-Aldrich Company
www.sigmaaldrich.com

 

±$350.00*

Phone: 800-766-7000
Fax: 800-926-1166

~±$110.00*

Phone: 800-325-3010
Fax: 800-325-5052

Filters

Glass Fiber Filters, 47mm, 100/pack (Cat. AP4004700)

Fisher Scientific Company
www.FisherScientific.com
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Glass Fiber Filters, 47mm, 100/pack (SKU 29-1065)

Wildco Company
www.wildco.com

 

±$50.00*

Phone: 800-766-7000
Fax: 800-926-1166

~±$50.00*

Phone: 800-799-8301
Fax: 800-799-8115

Forceps

Forceps (4-½” fine points, serrated tips)

eNasco Company
www.enasco.com
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Swiss Style Forceps (4-½” various styles)

Bioquip Company
www.bioquip.com
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Forceps, entomological ~ curved (SKU 7905-T10)

Wildco Company
www.wildco.com

±$1.00*

Phone: 800-558-9595
Fax: 920-563-8296

~±$5.00*

Phone: 310-667-8800
Fax: 310-667-8808

~±$5.00*

Phone: 800-799-8301
Fax: 800-799-8115

Aluminum weighing Dishes

Fisherbrand Aluminum Weighing Dishes (Cat.  08-732-101)

Fisher Scientific Company
www.FisherScientific.com

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Disposable Aluminum Dishes (Z154865-100EA)

Sigma-Aldrich Company
www.sigmaaldrich.com

$±50.00* (144 pack)

Phone: 800-799-8301
Fax: 800-799-8115

~±$40.00* (100 pack)

Phone: 800-325-3010
Fax: 800-325-5052

Disposable Petri Dishes

Fisherbrand Disposable Petri Dishes (Cat.  08-757-13A)

Fisher Scientific Company
www.FisherScientific.com

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Sterile Disposable Petri Dishes (18-V-7099)

Ward’s Natural Science Company
www.wardsci.com

$±200.00* (500 case)

Phone: 800-799-8301
Fax: 800-799-8115

~±$7.00* (20 pack)

Phone: 800-962-2660
Fax: 800-325-5052

Graduated Cylinders

Polymethylpentene Cylinder, 250 mL (Cat.  08-572-5E)

Fisher Scientific Company
www.FisherScientific.com

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Polymethylpentene Graduated, 250 mL (18-V-1753)

Ward’s Natural Science Company
www.wardsci.com

$±45.00*

Phone: 800-799-8301
Fax: 800-799-8115

~±$12.00*

Phone: 800-962-2660
Fax: 800-325-5052

* Contact listed company to get updated price listing for any equipment. There are multiple resources for many of these materials so for the best deals, try searching on the web.