Refractometers are used in the beer and wine industry to monitor fermentation. It is used to know the sugar content in the must, allowing grape growers to know effectively how much alcohol the wine will have; being that the more mature the grape is, the more sugar it contains. It is also used in the analysis of liquid products and in the control of operations during the processing of foods such as milk, sauces, juices, fruits, honey, jams, in confectionery and in the manufacture and refining of sugar.

Another important use of the refractometer in the food industry is its use to measure the salt content in food and in all kinds of solutions; determining it quickly and accurately.

The quality and intensity of the sweet taste of food depend on the molecular structure, temperature and pH. The refractometer is used to measure the content of sugars in food, and thus allows a stable and continuous control of the quality of food products.

Types of Refractometer a Lab May Need

Brix Digital Refractometer YR05944 // YR05952

Digital Brix Refractometer is designed to measure the concentration of soluble solids (almost 100% sugar) in aqueous...


ATC Car Refractometers YR05916 // YR05930

ATC models are equipped with ยฐC unit system. With the indication of the percentage we may know the freezing point ...


Digital Brix+Salinity Refractometers YR05961

Digital Brix+Salinity Refractometer is designed to measure the concentration of soluble solids (almost 100% sugar) in...


Honey Refractometers YR05885 โ€“ YR05886

The Honey Refractometers are designed to work with sugar related liquids such as high sugar content, honey, jelly ...


Our best-selling Refractometer

The Kalstein hand-held optical refractometer measures the density of sugars in the solution and gives you an instant gravity reading at any point during the boil, or run off from the mash. You do not need to convert the reading from Brix to specific gravity or do an adjustment for temperature. Great for quick and frequent check on the gravity of your running or while sparging, and also for those who do not like to deal with the temperature compensation necessary with a hydrometer. Unlike a hydrometer, it only requires a very small amount sample, about 2-3 drops of sample only...

Analysis of the best Refractometers for your Laboratory

How does a refractometer work?

Refractometers are optical instruments that allow determining the percentage of soluble solids in a liquid...


Refractometer: What do they measure?

The refractometer is an optical device that serves to measure the percentage of soluble solids in a liquid solution...


The refractometer to measure water salinity

Currently, salinity is usually defined as the concentration (g/L or ppt) of dissolved salts, i.e. the amount of salt...


What is the refractometer for in the food industry?

The refractometer is an instrument that measures the density of substances. Measures the level of ...


Catalog of models of Refractometer on offer


Guides for you to become an expert in Refractometer

Refractometers are essential products in a laboratory, we provide guides and recommendations for better use, so you can work as an expert 

What are the advantages of using the Refractometer?

The refractometer is a laboratory instrument used to measure the total solids in a solution and determine their state.

Refractometer: What kind of units does it measure?

Refractometers are optical instruments used to determine the percentage of soluble solids in a liquid solution. For this..

How useful is the veterinary refractometer?

Refraction is the change in the velocity of a wave that affects a surface as it passes from one medium to another with...

Use of the refractometer to determine sweetness in beverages Refractometers

Refractometers are instruments designed to measure an optical constant called the refractive index, a characteristic of the sample and the particles dissolved in it. This is defined as the relationship between the speed of light in a vacuum and the speed of light in a substance...

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