Mar 20, 2024
CE-line, Dramm partner for nutrient testing

The Dramm Corporation is offering in-line nutrient testing of irrigation water through a partnership with CE-Line.

CE-Line is a unique, laboratory quality, nutrient analysis system that automatically samples water throughout the day. This in-line testing solution provides accurate data within an hour, eliminating the wait for test results from a remote laboratory. Sample results are securely stored in the cloud with application programming interfaces available to connect to to climate control and fertigation systems. This connectivity allows for automated optimization of nutrient levels in real time.

Diagram courtesy of Dramm.

The CE-Line system schedules testing of different sources throughout the day,
measuring both macro and micronutrients, including ammonium (NH4), potassium sodium, magnesium, calcium, chlorine, nitrate (NO3), sulfate (SO4), bicarbonate (HCO3), phosphate (PO4), iron, boron, zinc, manganese, molybdenum and copper. CE-Line has automated the laboratory process of capillary electrophoresis to accurately measure these different nutrients.

Each unit can take up to eight samples per day, from multiple sources, using a supply of reagents and cleaning solutions.

Dramm will work as the North American partner for CE-Line, providing consultation, design services, installation support, replenishment supply and service for systems.

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