Polartronic V

The Polartronic V is a high precision, fully automatic circle polarimeter with continuous measurement. The system is easily calibrated with certified quartz control plates and the robust metal housing allows for use in rough environments.

  • Long-lasting LED light source
  • Easy Calibration with certified Quartz Control Plates
  • Large 7” touch screen and internal data storage
  • Pre-installed user methods
  • Flexibility due to modular concept
  • 21 CFR Part 11 compliant software available


Measurement scale°Optical Rotation / °Specific Rotation / °Z International Sugar Scale / % Concentration / % Concentration (g/mL, g/100mL, g/L) / up to 1000 scales freely definable
Measuring range± 360°  /  ± 259°Z
Resolution0,001° / 0,01°Z
Precision± 0,005° / ± 0,015°Z**
Reproducibility± 0,001° / ± 0,01°Z
Sensitivityup to OD 5
Response time≤ 4 sec. over the entire measuring range
Wavelength1 or 2 wavelengths fixed: 405, 435, 546, 578, 589, 633, 882 nm (others upon request)
Measurement modecontinuous
Temperature measurementIf temperature sensor with appropriate tubes is used / T-Cell Peltier tubes
Temperature control samplewith appropriate tubes via external water bath / Peltier temperature controlled sample tubes
Temperature control rangedepends on the water bath / 18 – 40 °C
Resolutiondepends on the water bath / 0.01 °C
Precisiondepends on the water bath / ± 0.03 °C
Reproducibilitydepends on the water bath / 0.05 °C
Additional Information 
Measuring tubesup to 200 mm length
Ambient temperature+10 – +40 °C
Light sourceLED
Display7” TFT touch screen, 800×480 Pixel, 16 Bit colours
OperationTouch screen, keyboard*, mouse*, bar code reader*, remote via PC*
Interfaces/communicationRS232 (1x), USB A (4x), USB B (1x), Ethernet (1x), analog, W-LAN/LAN*
Standard ModelsPolartronic V201 (589 or 882 nm)
Polartronic V202 (589 and 882 nm)
Standards***International Pharmacopoea, ASTM, ICUMSA and others


* optional

** Precision refers to physical standard conditions

*** Specific standard depends on application and the country it is used in. Details on request.


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