Measuring up

Using a handheld refractometer to test colostrum quality for healthy livestock

Using a handheld refractometer to test colostrum quality for healthy livestock

Using a refractometer to monitor colostrum quality fed to newborns can help to ensure that offspring receive enough immunoglobulin, increasing the survival rate of new livestock.

Measuring the dilution of green energy solutions with refractometers designed for heat transfer fluids

Measuring the dilution of green energy solutions with refractometers designed for heat transfer fluids

As latest building regulations dictate the need to incorporate energy efficient solutions into domestic and commercial property builds, many architects turn to thermal heat collector systems as part of their green energy strategy to help reduce the overall carbon footprint of properties under construction. 

Free thermometer with selected OPTi digital refractometers this Black Friday

Free thermometer with selected OPTi digital refractometers this Black Friday

Black Friday offers from Refractometer Shop are available now. Look out for free thermometers with applicable OPTi digital refractometers, and other great offers.

Thermometers for the Great British bakers

Thermometers for the Great British bakers

All would-be bakers will have a set of scales and a decent sized mixing bowl in one cupboard, and bags of flour, sugar and eggs in another but not everyone will have thought about thermometers.

How to monitor hydration during tournament football

How to monitor hydration during tournament football

Staying hydrated is important in all walks of life but for competitive athletes the need to monitor hydration levels is a vital part of tournament preparation as they prepare their bodies for intense training and competition.

Measuring the pH & Concentration of Engineering Fluids

Measuring the pH & Concentration of Engineering Fluids

Whether milling, turning, cutting, extruding, compressing or immersing, it is imperative that the temperature between the tool and product is optimised using an engineering fluid made up of oil and water that forms an emulsion. 

See ebro products at this year's Hotelympia expo

See ebro products at this year's Hotelympia expo

We will be taking several key products to the Hotelympia Hospitality Tech Show.

Refractometer Shop relaunches with new user friendly shop

Refractometer Shop relaunches with new user friendly shop

Refractometer Shop has relaunched - The online shop for handheld refractometers from world renowned manufacturer Bellingham + Stanley is now in its 13th year and is making it easier than ever to get your hands on a quality refractometer.

Where have all the E-lines gone?

Where have all the E-lines gone?

You may have noticed a few changes around Refractometer Shop lately. As you can see, we’ve been decorating and as part of that we’ve decided to toss out some of our old furniture - but it’s for good reason!

Digital Handheld Refractometer for Artisan Food Manufacturing

Digital Handheld Refractometer for Artisan Food Manufacturing

When it comes to Artisan Food manufacturing many people turn to optical refractometers, such as this Brix Refractometer for Jam, as a quality control tool. Refractometers are simple instruments which use the speed of light passing through a sample to determine ‘refractive index’. 

UK Vineyard Produces Award Winning Wine With OPTi Refractometer

UK Vineyard Produces Award Winning Wine With OPTi Refractometer

“We use a digital refractometer to monitor grape ripeness to make sure we harvest at the optimum time and then we look to balance the pH using a high precision EcoSense® pH-PEN as it is capable of measuring to two decimal places, which helps us to strike the right balance between acidity and sweetness.”

Consistent Results Require Temperature Control

Consistent Results Require Temperature Control

Temperature control when measuring with a refractometer is key to achieving accurate and consistent results. Here at Refractometer Shop this is something we are keenly aware of and that is why we have teamed up with thermometer and data logger specialists, ebro – a Xylem brand, in order to bring you the perfect line-up of complementary products to our handheld refractometer range.