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Method 17 Plus

Method 17 Plus

The Apex Instruments Method 17 Sampling Kit is a convenient package for sampling particulate matter. Multiple fitting arrangements and filter assemblies are available. All applicable components are rated 110V / 60Hz.

SKU: SK-M17-❒ Category:


Method 17 – Determination of Particulate Matter Emissions from Stationary Sources – In Stack Particulate – EPA Literature PDF

The kit includes the following items:
• In-stack Filter Assembly
• Glass Fiber Thimbles
• Method 5 Probe Sheath with Tube Heater
• Method 17 Probe Liner w/ 3/8″ Full Flow Male Quick Connects
• Unheated Sample Line with PFA Over braid
• 30’ Split Umbilical Line
• Power Box Adapter
• Sample Case Adapter
• Impinger Inlet Strain Relief
• Impinger Box, Insulated Coolant Reservoir
• Stainless Steel Nozzle Set
• Stainless Steel Impinger Assembly


In-Stack Filter Assembly, 5/8” Tube Union, uses a 47mm Diameter Filter Element. SFA-47

In-Stack Filter Assembly, 5/8” TU, uses 25mm x 90mm Thimble Filter Element. SFA-2590

In-Stack Filter Assembly, 5/8” Tube Union, uses 30mm x 100 mm Thimble Filter Element. SFA-300

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Integrated In-Stack Filter Assembly Kit

The SGFA-47NK In-Stack Filter assembly kit features the unique design combination of borosilicate glass 47mm filter inlet with integrated nozzle, allowing the option to weigh the glass fiber filter media individually for Method 17 or very similar to Method 5I by weighing the combined nozzle & filter media with a support, O-Ring and PTFE Tape. The kit includes the standard array of seven nozzle sizes from 1/8” to 1/2”.  SGFA-47NK


The Apex Instruments GFA-2590 Thimble Holder is constructed completely from borosilicate glass for use with Conditional Method for Ammonia (CTM-027) and accepts tapered 25 x 90mm thimbles, specifically manufactured for stack sampling. Does not require O-Rings or grease, for testing at higher temperatures. The borosilicate glass withstands temperatures up to 480°C (900°F).

GFA-2590K Instack Thimble Holder KitIn-Stack Thimble Holder Kit – Includes a selection of the seven most commonly used nozzle inserts from 1/8” to 1/2” and one housing. Kit is conveniently packaged in a foam-lined carrying case for protection. The thimble holder connects directly to the end of the probe with a 5/8” tube union and soft ferrules. GFA-2590K

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