Imhoff cone

Imhoff cone

[′im‚hȯf ‚kōn]
(civil engineering)
A graduated glass vessel for measuring settled solids in testing the composition of sewage.
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The veligers were allowed to settle in the Imhoff cone for a minimum of 24 h.
The water in the Imhoff cone was poured into a 1-L beaker and the water was siphoned gently through a flat funnel measuring 5 cm in diameter with a mesh of 50-[micro]m.
The present work shows that by using the Imhoff cones, it is possible to carry out protein and carbohydrate analyses with the appropriate number of replicas without having to false huge amounts of larvae.