Rhodamine WT (Water Tracing)

Abbey Color is one of the world’s leading manufacturer of Rhodamine WT. Rhodamine WT is a bright fluorescent red dye originally developed for water tracing applications. Rhodamine WT has subsequently been used in coloring automotive coolants (anti-freeze) and in inks.

As a water tracing dye, Rhodamine WT has the ability to stain organic materials from plants, silt and dirt. With a state of the art fluorometer, detection of the dye is 10 ppt (parts per trillion) in ideal conditions and at 0.1 ppb (parts per billion) in polluted waters. It can also be detectable by the naked eye at higher concentrations. Coastline power plant area where Rhodamine WT might be used for water tracing.

The suitability of Rhodamine WT for a specific water tracing study should be evaluated by customers in conjunction with a qualified hydrologist. A hydrologist can guide the testing and subsequent analysis of the data.

Abbey Color offers Rhodamine WT liquid concentrate with a 20% dye content.

Rhodamine WT from Abbey Color – Benefits

As a leading Rhodamine WT manufacturer, Abbey Color offers the following benefits:

  • Guarantee consistent quality material
  • Supply single lot quantities of up to 1,000 pounds
  • Larger single lot quantities available upon request
  • Rhodamine WT is in stock and can ship immediately, with overnight shipping available upon request
  • Competitive pricing

What is Rhodamine WT?

Rhodamine WT is a synthetic red to pink colored water soluble dye having brilliant fluorescent qualities with molecular formula C29H29N2O5ClNa2 and CAS Number: 37299-86-8. It is also known as Acid Red #388. Further,

[Rhodamine is] often used as a tracer dye within water to determine the rate and direction of flow and transport. Rhodamine dyes fluoresce and can thus be measured easily and inexpensively with instruments called fluorometers. Rhodamine dyes are soluble in water, methanol, and ethanol.
(Source: Wikipedia, Rhodamine, 2010).

Abbey Color – Your Rhodamine WT Manufacturer and Supplier

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