Dual Incubator Water Test Kit

Water Test Kit: Dual Incubator

One of the most popular water testing systems in the world today, the dual incubator kit from DelAgua is primarily used in the field and can be supplied with a variety of upgrades and accessories to improve the scope of,  or tailor your water testing to specific needs / locations. The dual incubator kit helps to provide vital information on the safety of water supplies in difficult situations where there are no laboratory facilities and can test up to 32 samples at once. The kit is supplied complete with consumables for 200 tests and its own portable external battery pack.

This kit is supplied in accordance with the following agency specifications:

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  • Two incubator chambers that can be calibrated to 37C or 44C for Total Coliform or Faecal Coliform analysis.
  • Dual incubation capability enables a total of 32 samples to be tested under the same conditions or 16 samples under two separate temperatures conditions.
  • Drinking water quality tests that can be measured at 2 temperatures of incubation (Turbidity, Free Chlorine, Total Chlorine, pH and temperature).
  • Membrane filtration unit.
  • Can be operated from DC power adaptor or using the separate external battery pack (supplied with the kit).

Tests that can be performed:

  • Thermo-tolerant  (faecal) Coliform Count
  • Total Coliform Count
  • Turbidity Test
  • Chlorine & pH Tests

Optional items for the dual incubator: A conductivity meter can be added to the kit to provide indications of contamination. Additional chemical test equipment can be added if required.

You will also need the following equipment to begin testing:

  • Portable steriliser, pressure cooker or access to an autoclave.
  • Methanol (approximately 1ml per test).
  • Distilled / Deionised water.
  • 1 Litre measuring cylinder, beaker or jug.
  • Clean cloths.

  Save the Children order code: WA022

Product Specifications

 Kit Includes:

  • Dual incubator packed in a sturdy Pelican case
  • Aluminium gasket and 2 x Bronze discs
  • 2 Each O-rings and silicone rings
  • Vacuum pump and cup plus sample cup
  • 3 Sets f 16 re-usable aluminium petri dishes with strapped housing
  • External battery pack in its own sturdy case
  • Battery charger with 2 pin standard European plug and crocodile clips for the battery pack
  • Fuse
  • Lanyard
  • Recalibration incubator lid plus 2 x Incubator lids without hole
  • Filter funnel and digital timer
  • Chlorine & pH comparator
  • 10 x Sterile Pasteur pipettes (3ml) for easy transfer of media
  • Tweezers and 10 x Polypropylene bottles
  • Handheld magnifier
  • Lubrication grease
  • Spirit thermometer (-10 to +50C)
  • Trimmer tool and 2 part turbidity tube to measure 5 to 2000 NTU
  • Instruction manual and CD Rom in English (other languages available upon request)
  • Consumables pack for 200 plates including membrane filter pads, Pad dispenser, Culture medium (38.1g), DPD no.1 and 2 tablets and Phenol Red tablets


Weight 19 kg
Dimensions 34.4 × 14.6 × 29.7 cm

Downloads for this product:

Water Testing Equipment General InformationDelAgua Portable Water Test Kit Manual

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