To obtain equivalent values for other scales such as for Zeiss, Oechsle etc. for all AG Fluids, download the following file. Download Equivalent Scales (PDF file)
As an alternative to using the PC based calculator above, you may download a hard copy of the individual product temperature relationship tables showing values of RI and Brix vs. temperature.
|Item||Download Table||Item||Download Table|
|AG7.5||90305.pdf||90-225 & 525||BSLP29.pdf
|AG10||90306.pdf||90-230 & 530||BSDC17.pdf
|AG11.2||90307.pdf||90-231 & 531||
|AG12.5||90308.pdf||90-235 & 535|
WARNING: Calibration oil values are batch dependant – care should be taken to match the data with the correct oil type and batch
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ABV lookup table with two decimal points:
You can download a further lookup table showing the %ABV to two decimal places by clicking here.
This invaluable 64 page illustrated technical document is available to purchase from our Sales Department. It is ideally suited for persons interested in the principles behind refractive index measurement and optical design as well as a reference book for schools, colleges and universities. Contact Bellingham + Stanley for details.
|R001||Principles of Refractometry|
|R001E||Principles of Refractometry (Spanish)|
|R002||Refractometers – What are they? What do they do? What are they used for?|
|R006||Measurement of the Refractive Index of Solid Materials|
|R007||Dispersion, light sources and Abbe Number|
|R016||Refractometer scales – misconceptions|
|R017||Calibrating a refractometer with a solid test plate|
|R022||Refractometer Calibration Fluids – AG Range|
|R024||RFM Software in accordance with ASTM D 2140|
|P001||Polarimetry and Polarimeters - a simple explanation|
|P001E||Polarimetry and Polarimeters - a simple explanation (Spanish)|
|P002||Sugars and Inversion - A simple explanation|
|P003||Calibration of polarimeters using sugar solutions|
Download MSDS files for calibration solutions and contact liquids supplied by B+S.
|Contact Fluid – Bromonaphthalene||10-43||72-218.pdf|
|Contact Fluid – Methylene Iodide (Di-Iodomethane)||10-61||72-224.pdf|
|AG Fluid – Applicable to all AG Fluids||
|BS - AUS||
|Calibration Oil – BSLP||
|Calibration Oil – BSDC||
|Calibration Oil – BSDC-B||
|Calibration Oil – BSDD||
|Sucrose Solution||SS00 to SS60
Bellingham+Stanley has an extensive database of laboratory reports covering Refractometry and Polarimetry. Should you be investigating or wish to know more about a specific application, please contact us with details and we will search our database to see if we can help.
General software associated with refractometers and polarimeters. Products include a Refractive Index to Brix converter, software to assist with identifying spectral lines when using arc lamps. Instrument specific software is also available such as RFM user defined scale creation, user TC creation, data aquisition etc. Click here.
Legislation and Regulation
All sugar scales are based on % w/w sucrose in water (1974 ICUMSA). All B+S Refractometers are adjusted to read at 20 °C/ 589.3 nm, in accordance with International Standard Practice.
These products comply with the requirements of the EMC Directive 2014/30/EU and the Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU. Bellingham + Stanley pursue a policy of continuous product development and improvement and as such, any information in this website or contained in any published documentation therein may be updated or withdrawn without notice.