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HI-5315 Reference Half-Cell ISE

HI-5315 Reference Half-Cell ISE

Hanna HI-5315 Reference Half-Cell ISE

HI-5315 Reference Half-Cell ISE

1m cable with BNC connector
6 months manufacturers warranty
£264.70 (exc. VAT) £317.64 (inc. VAT)

The HI-5315 reference electrode is a silver/silver chloride double junction half-cell designed for use with ion selective electrode (ISE) and pH half-cells.

The reference electrode provides a stable reference voltage when paired with a sensing half-cell. The external reference electrolyte chamber is refillable and easy to drain with the quick flush sleeve design. The internal reference elements are housed within a durable polyetherimide (PEI) body.

HI-5315 Reference Half-Cell ISE information

Hanna's extended description

Key features:

  • A fast responding liquid junction
  • Excellent reproducibility
  • Ease of use
  • Skirted cone geometry - The highly stable and reproducible voltage of the HI-5315 reference electrode is due to its specially designed skirted cone geometry. A narrow ring shaped opening between the outer sleeve of the electrode and the lower edge of the skirt shaped inner body forms a stable and highly accurate liquid junction
  • Quick flush sleeve - With a simple press of the upper cap of the assembled reference electrode, the fill solution quickly drains out of the body. Such a design allows for easy cleaning of the electrode or replacement of fill solution if using with more than one sensing half-cell
  • For use with ISE and pH half-cells
  • Durable PEI Body - The probe body of the reference electrode is composed of durable, chemically inert polyetherimide (PEI) plastic
  • Banana Plug Connection - The HI-5315 has a banana plug connector for easy connection to any meter with a reference probe input

The HI-5315 reference electrode is a potentiometric half-cell that contains a silver/silver chloride (Ag/AgCl) reference housed within a PEI plastic body. HI-5315 provides the electrolytic contact necessary to permit a voltage gradient to be measured across a sensing membrane, such as an ISE or pH half-cell.

Hanna’s HI-5315 reference electrode is designed with a cone style junction. The skirted cone geometry of the reference forms the liquid junction with the test solution at the tip of the junction cone, producing a highly stable reference potential and consistent flow rates of electrolyte into the solution. A simple press of the top portion of the assembled electrode makes it easy to empty the electrolyte fill solution and replace when necessary.

When taking measurements of specific ions, it is also important that the ionic strength of the standards and sample be adjusted to a high and constant value with ionic strength adjuster (ISA) solution. The ISA ensures that the activity coefficient is constant so the concentration of free silver ions can be measured. Measuring all solutions with a constant ionic strength reduces the margin of error between measurements.

BNC Connection – BNC is one of the most commonly used connector types in pH meters and electrodes. Compatible with any meter or electrode that uses BNC connectors.


Specifications list


Temperature Range 0 to 80°C
Body O.D. 12 mm
Insertion Length 120 mm
Body Material PEI
Cable 1m coaxial
Connector BNC
Possible Applications To complete electrical circuit and to provide stable reference voltage for ISE half cells.

Recommended ISE Fill Solutions - For the HI-5315 to measure specific ions accurately, the appropriate fill solution must be used in the external electrolyte chamber.

Description Fill Solution
HI-4002 Bromide half-cell HI-7072
HI-4003 Cadmium half-cell HI-7072
HI-4004 Calcium half-cell HI-7082
HI-4008 Cupric half-cell HI-7072
HI-4009 Cyanide half-cell HI-7072
HI-4010 Fluoride half-cell HI-7075
HI-4011 Iodide half-cell HI-7072
HI-4012 Lead/Sulphate half-cell HI-7072
HI-4013 Nitrate half-cell HI-7078
HI-4014 Potassium half-cell HI-7076
HI-4015 Silver/Sulphide half-cell HI-7072

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