Atago POLAX-2L Semiautomatic Polarimeter

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Atago Mfr # 5223 POLAX-2L 115V – Item # EW-81200-00
Measurement is digitally displayed as either angle of rotation or International Sugar Scale
  • Simple and precise push-button adjustment of visual fields
  • Zero indicator light confirms accurate calibration

$6,770.00USD / Each


Specifications & Description

  • Resolution0.05° (AOR); 0.1°Z (ISS)
  • Accuracy±0.1° (AOR); ±0.3°Z (ISS)
  • Tube Length (mm)200
  • Display TypeLED
  • Light SourceLED (589 nm)
  • Power (VAC)100 to 240
  • Power (Hz)50/60
  • Height (cm)30
  • Width (cm)43.18
  • Depth (cm)21.75
  • RangeAOR: -179.95 to 180°; ISS: -130 to 130°Z
  • DescriptionSemiautomatic Polarimeter


One each 100- and 200-mm tubes and a 7-ft (2.1 m) power cord with three-prong plug.

Key Features

  • Simple and precise push-button adjustment of visual fields
  • Zero indicator light confirms accurate calibration

More About this Item

This polarimeter features a switch-selectable digital readout that displays either the angle of rotation (AOR) or the International Sugar Scale (ISS). Polarimeter offers push-button rotation switches to adjust the left and right visual fields to an equal brightness—no more imprecise manual adjustments. To calibrate, simply zero the polarimeter using distilled water, and within moments a zero indicator light confirms successful calibration.

Depending on your accuracy needs, choose the fast mode or slow mode to adjust the visual field brightness. The fast mode allows you to quickly adjust the polarimeter for an approximate reading by continuously rotating the analyzer. The slow mode lets you accurately adjust the polarimeter by rotating the analyzer 0.05°> at a time. Once visual field brightness is equal, the digital display will give you the reading.

The polarized light source is an LED with a filter for 589 nm. For best results, use the 200-mm tube for transparent liquids and the 100-mm tube for cloudy, impurity-filled samples. The tubes contain a bubble trap that prevents errors caused by air in your samples.




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    Is this a digital polarimeter?
    Asked on 10/28/2010 by Anonymous

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      This is semi-automatic polarimeter with digital readout.

      Answered on 11/1/2010 by Jen from Technical Support
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