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The HI-96800 measures the refractive index in aqueous solutions. Readings can also be displayed with sucrose temperature compensation (nD20) or % Brix.

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Hanna offers five sugar refractometers to meet the requirements of the food industry. The HI-96800 Refractive Index/Brix, HI-96801 % Brix (sucrose), HI-96802 Fructose, Hi-96803 Glucose, and HI-96804 Invert Sugar digital refractometers are rugged, portable and water-resistant for measurements in the lab or field.

The HI-96800 measures the refractive index to determine the % Brix of sugar in aqueous solutions.

Quick and easy to use it is ideal for analysing the sugar content in a wide range of food products including fruit, energy drinks, puddings, tofu, jams, honey, soups and sauces.

Product uses

  • Fruit growers and importers
  • Fruit juice & drink manufacturers
  • Production of jams, preserves & sauces

Key features

  • White, water resistant, casing
  • Easy clean sample well
  • Zero using pure water
  • Battery operated with auto shut-off

Main benefits

  • 1.5 second measurement time
  • Direct readout in % volume or freezing point
  • 0.1% resolution with 0.3% accuracy
  • Automatic temperature compensation
  • Clear LCD display

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pH Range-2.000 to 20.000 pH
Range - Sugar Content1.3300 to 1.5080 nD; 1.3330 to 1.5040 nD; 0.0 to 85% Brix
 Temperature0.0 to 80.0°C
Resolution - Sugar Content0.0001 nD; 0.1% Brix
Accuracy - Sugar Content±0.0005 nD; ±0.2% Brix
Automatic Temperature Compensationbetween 10 and 40°C
Measurement TimeApproximately 1.5 seconds
Minimum Sample Volume100 µL (to cover prism totally)
Light SourceYellow LED
Sample CellStainless steel ring and flint glass prism
Case MaterialABS
Enclosure RatingIP65
Battery Type / Life(1) 9V / 5000 readings
Auto-OffAfter 3 minutes of non-use
Dimensions19.2(W) x 10.2(D) x 6.7 (H)cm