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pH (potential of Hydrogen)

A measure of acidity or alkalinity of water-soluble substances (pH stands for ‘potential of Hydrogen’).

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Alkaline Water And Oxidation Reduction Potential (ORP)

What are the main characteristic of Alkaline Water that makes it good for your health? The answer we gave over many years was a negative ORP or Oxidation Reduction Potential. We no longer say this, but it’s important to understand ORP before you ca...
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Buffered vs. Unbuffered pH

Buffered vs. Unbuffered The difference between buffer and unbuffered is that buffer is a solution used to stabilize the pH (acidity) of a liquid while unbuffered is whose pH is not stabilized with a buffer. The human body is buffered, so is pool ...
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pH test strips vs Litmus paper

General Chemicals and solutions are often classified as being acidic, basic or neutral. These properties are determined by the pH scale, which ranges from 0 to 14. Low pH values are considered acidic, high values are called basic and values arou...
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Testing pH

Are you acidic or alkaline? How to Perform the Urine pH Test To perform a urine test with the Alkaway test strips, The test strips use a pH-sensitive, colour-coded test strip to reveal your body pH balance status. Do NOT place tests strips ...
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Water Alkalinity and pH explained

pH vs. Alkalinity It's important to understand pH and alkalinity are not the same things. Alkalinity is a measurement of the concentration of minerals in a solution (buffering material) while pH is measuring the hydrogen potential. Alkalinity requi...
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What is pH Water?

There's a lot of confusion about alkaline water vs. pH Water. Most people just think one is another way of saying the other, but this just not so. Alkaline Water This is water that contains alkaline minerals. It's a bit of a 'hit' at the moment ...
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