ATR-P - Refractometer by S+H

High Performance Refractometer

The robust ATR-P critical angle refractometer is especially designed for applications in the sugar industry and for the determination of mixing ratios or mass fraction. The system consists of the robust and waterproof ATR-P measuring head made from stainless steel and the L-Controller electronic unit with a high resolution 7″ TFT Touchscreen.

Checkpoints

  • For permanent use in production laboratories
  • High performance and accuracy even in rugged environment
  • Easy handling of sample compartment
  • Measurement of sedimentary samples possible
  • Easy calibration
  • GLP/GMP
  • LIMS integration
  • Data storage space for over a thousand products, each including all measuring methods
  • 21 CFR part 11 conformity

Easy in Use

Like all SCHMIDT + HAENSCH instruments, this refractometer is easy in handling while providing highly accurate and reproducible measuring results. Depending on its application, ATR-P allows for both single and flow-through measurement. The measuring head can be placed both vertically and horizontally with respect to the sample chamber. As the measuring head can either be used in a horizontal or vertical position, liquid samples containing solid matter can be measured, making the ATR-P well-suited for quality control of liquids such as fruit juice.

Calibration can be performed easily using a sucrose solution. The ATR-P measuring head can be easily connected to a PC or laptop. As always, the proven Schmidt + Haensch quality includes documentation according to GLP/GMP. Furthermore, the integrated Aquisys 2 software guarantees 21 CFR part 11 compliance.

Applications

The applications of SCHMIDT + HAENSCH ’s ATR P span food and beverage, sugar, petrochemical, and refinery. Liquid samples containing solid matter can be measured with high precision making the ATR P applicable to quality control of liquids like fruit juice.

Especially designed for use in harsh environments.

Display for ATR-P refractometer by S+H

Product in depth

The high-performance robust ATR P critical angle refractometer is designed for applications in the sugar industry, especially for the determination of mixing ratios (mass percent). The complete system consists of the robust and waterproof ATR P measuring head made from stainless steel and the “L-Controller” electronic unit with a high resolution 7″ TFT Touchscreen. Due to the user friendliness and the easy handling highly accurate and reproducible measuring results can be rapidly generated. Various sample chamber covers allow single or flow-through measurement. As the measuring head can either be used in a horizontal or vertical position relative to sample, sedimenting samples can also be measured with high precision making the ATR P applicable to quality control of liquids like fruit juice. Easy calibration can be performed with a sucrose solution. As an alternative to the “L-Controller” electronic unit, the ATR-P measuring head can be connected to a PC or laptop. As always, the proven SCHMIDT + HAENSCH quality includes documentation according to GLP/GMP. Furthermore, the integrated Aquisys 2 software guarantees 21 CFR part 11 conformity.

Specifications

Measuring scales Refractive Index (RI), Sucrose (%Brix); Up to 1000 scales freely definable
Measuring range 1.32000 – 1.53000 RI / 100% Brix
Resolution 0.00001 RI / 0.01% Brix
Precision ± 0.00002 RI / ± 0.02% Brix
Reproducibility ± 0.00001 RI / ± 0.01% Brix
Ambient temperature + 10 °C to + 40 °C
Automatic temperature compensation + 5 °C to + 50 °C
Temperature measurement NTC sensor for measurement of sample temperature placed inside the prism
Temperature control Temperature control prism / sample by external water bath
Temperature range 5°C / 50°C
Measurement mode Single sample or flow through measurement / horizontal or vertical usage
Prism Sapphire
Light source / wavelength LED, interference filter 589 nm
Display 7″ Touchscreen, 800 x 480 pixel, 16 bit colors
Operation Touchscreen, keyboard**, mouse**, barcode reader**, remote via PC**
Interfaces 1 x RS232 C serial, 3 x USB (A), 1 x USB (B), 1 x Ethernet, Easy connection of keyboard, mouse, printer, barcode reader, PC and network
Conformity International Pharmacopoea, ASTM, AOAC, DIN, FDA, ICUMSA and others
Weight / dimensions  Measuring head: 4.5 kg; 200 x 160 x 135 mm (width x depth x height); L-Display: 3.0 kg; 240 x 190 x 150 mm (width x depth x height)
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