Posts tagged 'Brix measurement'

How do I measure the sweetness of juice and cordial?
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How do I measure the sweetness of juice and cordial?

Using a refractometer will allow you to measure the levels of sugar in your juice or cordial. In fact, refractometers are suitable for use with a magnitude of sample types including honey and milk and they are widely used in the food and beverage industry and beyond. When measuring sugar and sweetness levels, a refractometer is most commonly used to measure on the Brix scale. The OPTi digit...
OPTi Digital Handheld Refractometer
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OPTi Digital Handheld Refractometer with a novel Selectable Scales Library

Digitial refractometers measure the degree at which the light changes' direction when passing through a sample.  This is called the angle of refraction. A refractometer takes the refraction angles and correlates them to refractive index (nD) values that have been established. This is then used in various industries to determine the concentration of a solution - the key to note is that the ...
RFM700 Series Brix Refractometer
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How can i measure the sugar content in food stuffs?

In today's busy laboratory manufacturers look towards sample measurement automation to speedup analysis in a bid to improve workflow. This makes the whole production more efficient and maximises profits. Normally refractometers are used in a single use mode and reading times are typically less than one minute, but in some circumstances automation can give rise to higher productivity by reduc...
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