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18 Top Tips For Quality Refractometer Results part 1: Refractometers 101 & The need for Quality Control

18 Top Tips For Quality Refractometer Results  part 1: Refractometers 101 & The need for Quality Control

Whether you’re looking for hints on buying the best refractometer for your application or wanting to learn about refractometer care and maintenance we’ll have something for you.

Blue is the new black this Friday

Blue is the new black this Friday

Bag yourself a fantastic deal this Black Friday, with 10% off all OPTi digital handheld refractometers.

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. 

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.”