Digital Polarimeters


Over 100 Years Polarimeter Experience

Bellingham + Stanley harnesses over 100 years experience to manufacture high quality polarimeters for use in a variety of applications, along with a range of sample tubes and quartz control plates for instrument validation. With three distinct series choices, including polarimeters with Peltier temperature control, Bellingham + Stanley can provide the right polarimeter or saccharimeter for your precise business or research needs. 

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What does a polarimeter do?

A polarimeter measures the rotation of polarized light as it passes through an optically active substance or choral compound. The plane of polarisation will rotate by an amount that is specifically related to the product through which it travelled. The measurement of optical rotation using a polarimeter is commonplace within the sugar, food, chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturing industries as a production control and quality assurance tool. Read more about optical rotation here.

A range of polarimeters to suit your needs

Bellingham + Stanley manufactures high quality digital polarimeters for use in a variety of applications. ADP600 Series polarimeters are Peltier temperature controlled polarimeters designed to meet the needs of the most demanding applications within the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. ADP600 Series polarimeters are ideal instruments for scientists wishing to research the characteristics of chiral compounds. The ADP600 Series polarimeters vary by wavelength of measurement, including the highly sensitive ultra-violet region but all feature an integral METHODS system, high definition touchscreen and are capable of measuring to 4 decimal places. ADP400 Series polarimeters offer measurement to 3 decimal places and come packed full of features normally reserved for high-end instrumentation and is available with or without Bellingham + Stanley’s patented XPC temperature control technology. 

Common software is present throughout Bellingham + Stanley's range of polarimeters and refractometers, through coloured accents to METHODS systems and key commands. Choose to make Bellingham + Stanley standard in your lab or factory and benefit from joined-up thinking across instruments such as the polarimeters you see here, or our range of accurate, high quality refractometers.

Polarimeters to help you comply with FDA Title 21 CFR Part 11

Bellingham + Stanley digital polarimeters are compliant with all elements of pharmacopeia and are suitable for use in high security environments operating in accordance with FDA regulation 21 CFR Part 11. Take a look at our 21 CFR Part 11 blog for more on how Bellingham + Stanley can help you comply with regulations.

ADP430 Polarimeter

The ADP430 digital polarimeter is a fully featured instrument designed for use in applications where internal temperature control is not required or where the use of automatic temperature compensation or a water bath is preferred, such as within the food industry. Read more here.

ADP450 Polarimeter

The ADP450 digital polarimeter with patented XPC technology features interchangeable contact Peltier plates facilitating measurement at a stable temperature using Peltier control. XPC technology conveniently stabilises the temperature of the sample being measured. With SMART temperature stability enabled, the ADP450 will only give a result when the instrument has displayed a stable temperature over a predetermined timeframe, making for reliable results in compliance with good laboratory practice. Read more here.

ADP600 Polarimeters

Available as single, dual and multiple wavelength derivatives not only covering the visible spectrum, the new ADP600 Series of Peltier temperature controlled digital polarimeters are capable of measuring optical rotation to four decimal places in the highly sensitive ultra-violet region. This capability makes the instrument particularly suited for use by scientists wishing to measure chiral compounds and other optically active substances in the chemical, pharmaceutical and food sectors as well as for use in academic research. Read more here.

Polarimeter Tubes

Bellingham + Stanley manufactures a range of polarimeter tubes built to high quality standards conforming to ICUMSA recommendations. To achieve the highest accuracy, optical rotation tube ends are precision ground with windows made from specially selected low strain glass. It is important to note that polarimeter tubes from Bellingham + Stanley are compatible with most makes of polarimeter around the world.

Polarimeters & Saccharimeters

ADP600 Series Polarimeters

ADP600 Series Polarimeters

Temperature controlled polarimeters are designed to meet the needs of the most demanding applications within the chemical, pharmaceutical & food sectors. 

ADP600 Series Polarimeters

ADP400 Series Polarimeters

ADP400 Series Polarimeters

Available with or without temperature control, and offer three decimal place measurement. 

ADP400 Series Polarimeters

ADS400 Series Saccharimeter

ADS400 Series Saccharimeter

Purpose built polarimeter that displays results in the ISS (°Z) scale. Available with or without temperature control in a choice of 2 wavelengths - Sodium (589nm) and NIR (850nm). 

ADS400 Series Saccharimeters