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HI-96812 Refractometer for wine 0 to 28% Baumé scale

HI-96812 Refractometer for wine 0 to 28% Baumé scale

Hanna HI-96812 Refractometer for wine 0 to 28% Baumé scale

HI-96812 Refractometer for wine 0 to 28% Baumé scale

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£265.50 (exc. VAT) £318.60 (inc. VAT)

Hanna offers five wine refractometers to meet the various requirements throughout the wine industry. The HI-96811, HI-96812, HI-96813, HI-96814 and HI-96816 Digital Wine Refractometers are rugged, lightweight and waterproof for measurements in the lab or field.

Battery powered – Allows use away from a power source. Batteries are included with all battery operated products.
Water Resistant – Can withstand temporary exposure to water, but should not be submerged or washed under running water.

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HI-96812 Refractometer for wine 0 to 28% Baumé scale information

Hanna's extended description

The HI-96812 is used across the wine industry for measuring the concentrations of sugars in wine. Measures the refractive index and displays in °Baumé. The °Baumé scale is based upon the density of liquids and is used to measure the sugar levels in winemaking.

This digital wine refractometer is rugged, lightweight and water resistant for measurements in the lab or field.

Priced inexpensively does not mean a compromise on accuracy, the Hanna refractometer offers all the benefits of high precision digital technology at the same price as a mechanical model.

The HI-96812 has units of °Baumé. The °Baumé scale is based on density and was originally designed to measure the mass of sodium chloride in water. °Baumé is used in wine making to measure the sugar in must. The HI-96812 converts the %Brix reading to °Baumé based on the table found in the Official Methods of Analysis of AOAC International, 18th Edition. 1 °Baumé is approximately equal to 1.8 %Brix, and 1 °Baumé is roughly equivalent to 1 % alcohol when the wine is fully fermented.


Specifications list


Range - Sugar content 0 to 28 °Baumé
Range - Temperature 0 to 80°C (32 to 176°F)
Resolution - Sugar content ±0.1 °Baumé
Resolution - Temperature ±0.1°C (0.1°F)
Accuracy (@20°C) Sugar content ±0.1 °Baumé
Accuracy (@20°C) Temperature ±0.3°C (0.5°F)
Temperature Compensation Automatic between 10 and 40°C (50 to 104°F)
Measurement Time Approximately 1.5 seconds
Minimum Sample Volume 100 µL (to cover prism totally)
Light Source Yellow LED
Sample Cell Stainless steel ring and flint glass prism
Auto-off After 3 minutes of non-use
Enclosure Rating IP 65
Battery Type / Battery Life (1) 9V / Approx 5000 readings
Dimensions 192 x 102 x 67 mm (7.6 x 4 x 2.6”)
Weight 420g (14.8 oz.)

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