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Brix Refractometers

Brix Refractometers Measure Concentration

Coolant’s primary purpose is to lubricate and cool the work surface and tooling. Each coolant works best for a given application at a recommended concentration of it to water.

Monitor the initial coolant charge, then each day, as evaporation increases concentration at the sump level. Maintaining the recommended concentration is essential to prevent problems.

  • Well-lit Scale (Specialist Only)
  • Integrated drip feed(Specialist Only)
  • Anti-roll support (Specialist Only)
  • Comfortable eyepiece
  • Easy to read, bright scale
  • Adjustable focus for easy reading
  • Textured sleeve for easy gripping
  • Includes carrying case
  • Locknut for calibration
Brix Range:
± 0.1%
± 0.2%

*Check your coolant’s technical data sheet to determine where your coolant will read on the Brix Scale. Some have a “Refractometer Factor” which you multiply the scale reading by to obtain the value in percent.

Select a scale that will read your target value, but also higher values, due to evaporation at the sump level.

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Problems Related to Concentration

Low concentrations can lead to poor lubrication, causing broken or prematurely worn tooling, and poor surface finishes.

High concentrations can lead to skin irritation, and leaving residues on your parts.




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