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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Together, they form an efficient, heavy-duty, high-performance grinding instrument with integrated Riffle Sample Splitter. This gives the user a full range of opportunities for optimal sample preparation with a feed size of up to 95 mm and final fineness down to 0.05 mm--all in a single step.
After the comminution in the jaw crusher, the ground material falls directly into the Riffle Sample Splitter integrated in the collecting vessel and is automatically divided into representative samples.
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.
Then, reduce the sample using a sample splitter. A gate type splitter is recommended.
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").