Some of the applications of nephelometer and turbidimeter are as follows:
- For determination of ions like sulphate, chloride, carbonate, magnesium, calcium, etc.
- In determination of impurities in pharmacopoeial substances.
- In determination of growth of bacteria in culture media and nutrient media.
- In determination of growth of micro-organism in vitamin and antibiotic assays.
- In determination of particles or solids in aerosols, injections and liquid preparations.
- It is employed in soap and detergent industry in determination of cloud point.
- It is used in determination of sediment and particles in water treatment tank and as well as in sewage tank.
- The aboveinstruments are used for various purposes in other industries like paper, pulp making, beverages, oil refineries, petroleum, dyes and paints etc.