The sodium chloride hydrometer is graduated from 0-26.4% sodium chloride, and is used to measure the percentage of a saturated salt solution. The salimeter is graduated from 0-100% saturated sodium chloride. It is used in the measurement of meat packing and pickling brines.
- A serial number is printed on the scale and a certificate of traceability is included
- The hydrometer meets or exceeds the requirements in ASTM specification E100, and it is calibrated to ASTM specification E126 to ensure accuracy
- The certificate of traceability indicates that the hydrometers are manufactured using devices calibrated using NIST traceable standards
- The ballast is made from steel pellets and a binder, and it is free of heavier metals