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Abbe refractometer B

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Contact details

Norder, Ben
Applied Sciences (TNW), DelftChemTech, Polymer Materials and Engineering
Julianalaan 136, 2628 BL Delft
Tel : +31 (0)15 27 84262
E-mail : B.Norder@TUDelft.NL
Website : Not available

General Information


Abbe refractometer B


A refractometer is an optical instrument that is used to determine the refractive index of a substance or some physical property of a substance that is directly related to its refractive index.


Faculty of Applied Sciences, Julianalaan 136, 2628 BL Delft

Key words:

refractometer, refractive index, dispersion, solution concentration determination, abbe

Main application:

The Abbe refractometer provides a quick and easy means for determining refractive index and dispersion of liquids and solids. Its most common use is the determination of the concentrations of solutions.

Instrument specification


Abbe refractometer B

Scale division:
0,0005 nD, 0,5% (range 0 up to 50%) and 0,2% (range 50 up to 95%)

Reading accuracy:
0,0002 nD or 0,1%

Temperature range:
up to +150° C