sample splitter

sample splitter

[′sam·pəl ‚splid·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument, generally constructed of acrylic resin, designed to subdivide a total sample of marine plankton while maintaining a quantitatively correct relationship between the various phyla in the sample.
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Together, they form an efficient, heavy-duty, high-performance grinding instrument with integrated Riffle Sample Splitter.
An office has been established at the project camp and equipment, including a water pump and gen set, sample splitter, core saw and sea container, has been purchased and relocated to the Peak Hill site.
A sample splitter divides the analytical sample between two completely independent programmed temperature column modules, and dual simultaneous flame ionization detectors provide maximum sensitivity.
To use a sample splitter, the hopper is filled evenly with the sample to be reduced.
A recommended procedure to prepare the lab sample uses a precision sample splitter to split the accumulated sand sample.
Sand samples should be taken from an entire cross section of a moving stream at the system's final discharge, and must be reduced using sample splitters ("rifflers").