Brix Measurement (%)

Inline-Refractometers

Inline refractometers can be installed in production line piping, fluid mixing equipment and washing machines to continuously measure the concentration of different liquids.

These continuously operating measuring instruments are suitable for the control and regulation of mixing, concentration or fermentation processes and the control of the concentration of water-based and alkali-based cleaning agents.

CM-BASEα

The CM-BASEα is a low-cost, extremely compact in-line refractometer for real-time concentration monitoring.

The output is in Brix and temperature compensated. Measured values ​​can be transmitted via an analog 4-20 mA output or digitally via RS232.

Suitable for installation in pipelines or hose connection.

Advantages

  • Profibus-compatible
  • Temperature compensation
  • Economical
  • Easy handling
  • Digital display
  • Compact
  • Robust design
  • Easy to install

Highlights

Connection and operation are uncomplicated thanks to the integrated device concept: Display section and detection section are combined in one housing. Only one cable needs to be connected. Once the power supply is established, the device starts measuring.

Applications

  • Foods
  • Soft drinks
  • Fruit juices
  • Syrups
  • Cleaning agents
  • Coolants
  • Lubricants
  • Cutting oil

CM-800α

The CM-800α is a powerful inline refractometer with attractive price-performance ratio. Thanks to high accuracy and a large measuring range it is used in a wide variety of applications and meets even demanding requirements.

The output is in Brix and temperature compensated up to 100° C. Measured values can be transmitted via an analog 4-20 mA output and digitally via RS232.

Suitable for installation in pipelines or for hose connection.

A calibration certificate for the device is available upon request.

Advantages

  • Profibus-compatible
  • VARIVENT®-compatible
  • CIP / SIP capable up to 160 °C
  • Temperature compensation
  • Prism stage resistant to fouling
  • High accuracy
  • Large measuring range
  • Easy handling
  • Digital display
  • Compact
  • Robust design
  • Easy to install

Highlights

The CM-800α withstands temperatures up to 160° C, tolerating the demanding conditions of many process cleaning steps and making it capable of measurement at high temperatures.

The detection section is completely flattened around the prism. There are no edges or crevices near the prism where deposits could settle. This design is very effective in preventing fouling on the prism.

Options

Further measurement scales are possible on request.

Applications

  • Foods
  • Soft drinks
  • Fruit juices
  • Syrups
  • Cleaning agents
  • Coolants
  • Lubricants
  • Cutting oil

CM-800α EG for ethylene glycol

The tried-and-tested CM-800α, modified for the measurement of ethylene glycol. The CM-800α EG has been specially developed for the continuous in-line measurement of ethylene glycol solutions used as coolants, antifreeze or de-icing agents.
The device is programmed with the scale for ethylene glycol and determines the ethylene glycol concentration as well as the freezing point.

Advantages

  • Profibus-compatible
  • VARIVENT®-compatible
  • Temperature compensation
  • Prism stage resistant to fouling
  • High accuracy
  • Large measuring range
  • Easy handling
  • Digital display
  • Compact
  • Robust design
  • Easy to install

Applications

  • Coolants
  • Antifreeze agents
  • De-icing agents

CM-800α PG for propylene glycol

The tried-and-tested CM-800α, modified for the measurement of propylene glycol. The device is programmed with the scale for propylene glycol and determines the propylene glycol concentration as well as the freezing point. For real-time monitoring of coolant, antifreeze and de-icing agents.

Advantages

  • Profibus-compatible
  • VARIVENT®-compatible
  • Temperature compensation
  • Prism stage resistant to fouling
  • High accuracy
  • Large measuring range
  • Easy handling
  • Digital display
  • Compact
  • Robust design
  • Easy to install

Applications

  • Coolants
  • Antifreeze agents
  • De-icing agents

CM-800α SW for salinity

The tried-and-tested CM-800α, modified for the measurement of sodium chloride (common salt). The device is programmed with the sodium chloride scale. For the real-time monitoring of the salt concentration in water.

Advantages

  • Profibus-compatible
  • VARIVENT®-compatible
  • Temperature compensation
  • Prism stage resistant to fouling
  • High accuracy
  • Large measuring range
  • Easy handling
  • Digital display
  • Compact
  • Robust design
  • Easy to install

Applications

Real time monitoring of salt concentration in water.

PRM-100α

The PRM-100α is an inline refractometer with excellent performance for real-time concentration monitoring. The device covers the entire measuring range up to 100% Brix with very high accuracy, making it suitable for highly concentrated samples. It consists of a detection section and a separate measuring transducer. The transducer provides alarm output, analog 4-20 mA output and digital RS232 output.

The PRM-100α is suitable for installation in piping or hose connection.

A calibration certificate for the device is available upon request.

Advantages

  • Profibus-compatible
  • VARIVENT®-compatible
  • CIP / SIP capable up to 150 °C
  • Temperature compensation
  • Prism stage resistant to fouling
  • Very high accuracy
  • Very large measuring range
  • Programmable scale
  • Easy handling
  • Digital display
  • Compact
  • Robust design
  • Easy to install

Highlights

The PRM-100α withstands temperatures up to 150° C, tolerating the demanding conditions of many process cleaning steps and making it capable of measurement at high temperatures.

The detection section is completely flattened around the prism. There are no edges or crevices near the prism where deposits could settle. This design is very effective in preventing fouling on the prism.

Measurement Scales

Available output scales include brix, refractive index or custom concentration scale (programmable by user with simple concentration tables).

Applications

  • Soft drinks
  • Wine
  • Fruit juice
  • Dairy products
  • Sauces
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Sewage
  • Liquid medicines
  • Polymers

PRM-2000α

The PRM-2000α is a high-precision in-line refractometer for real-time monitoring of low-concentration samples.

The latest model in the PRM series delivers the highest accuracy where it matters most, low-concentration samples. In the range up to 2.0% Brix, the accuracy is increased tenfold compared to the sister model PRM-100α.

It consists of a detection section and a separate measuring transducer. The transducer provides alarm output, analog 4-20 mA output and digital RS232 output.

A calibration certificate for the device is available upon request.

Advantages

  • Profibus-compatible
  • VARIVENT®-compatible
  • CIP / SIP capable up to 165 °C
  • Temperature compensation
  • Prism stage resistant to fouling
  • Excellent accuracy for low concentration samples
  • Programmable scale
  • Easy handling
  • Digital display
  • Compact
  • Robust design
  • Easy to install

Highlights

The transducer is completely flattened around the prism. There are no edges or crevices near the prism where deposits could settle. This design is very effective in preventing the formation of deposits on the prism.

A calibration certificate for the device is available upon request when ordering.

Measurement Scales

Available output scales include brix, refractive index or custom concentration scale (programmable by user with simple concentration tables).

Applications

  • Low-sugar drinks such as diet drinks, tea
  • Cutting oil
  • Lubricant
  • Surface treatment agent

PRM-TANKα

The PRM-TANKα is an inline refractometer for real-time concentration monitoring, specially designed for installation in a tank.

The detection section of the PRM-TANKα is prepared for smooth tank installation, thus enabling the monitoring of various processes, such as extraction, fermentation or distillation, directly in the tank.

It consists of a detection section and a separate measuring transducer. The transducer provides alarm output, analog 4-20 mA output and digital RS232 output.

A calibration certificate for the device is available upon request.

The detection section is completely flattened around the prism. There are no edges or crevices near the prism where deposits could settle. This design is very effective in preventing fouling on the prism, a key feature for tank installation, where regular manual prism cleaning is impossible.

Advantages

  • High accuracy
  • Large measuring range
  • Prism stage resistant to fouling
  • Temperature compensation
  • Programmable scale
  • Easy handling
  • Digital display
  • Compact
  • Robust design
  • Easy to install

Highlights

A calibration certificate for the device is available upon request when ordering.

Measurement Scales

Available output scales include brix, refractive index or custom concentration scale (programmable by user with simple concentration tables).

Applications

  • Soft drinks
  • Wine
  • Fruit juice
  • Dairy products
  • Sauces
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Sewage
  • Liquid medicines
  • Polymers

PAN-1DC Immersion Refractometer

The PAN-1DC immersion refractometer is the cheapest and easiest solution for concentration monitoring in open tanks and similar containers. Brix and temperature are measured continuously at 30 seconds intervals.

The PAN-1DC is clamped to the edge of a tank with the integrated bracket. No additional equipment is needed for mounting. A single cable covers both power supply and RS232 output.

Uncomplicated operation thanks to the integrated device concept: display and detection section are combined in one housing.

The immersed part complies with IP67 and is made of corrosion-resistant stainless steel. Available in several lengths up to 120 cm. Also available as battery powered model.

Advantages

  • Easy installation and operation
  • Digital display
  • Economical
  • Light
  • Compact
  • Robust design

Applications

  • Soft drinks
  • Wine
  • Fruit juice
  • Dairy products
  • Sauces
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Sewage
  • Liquid medicines
  • Polymers