Digital Refractometer has 0-53% measurement range.

Press Release Summary:

Measuring 2.71 x 1.22 x 4.29 in., portable Model PAL-1 requires users to apply 2-3 drops onto prism surface to determine Brix % or concentration %. Unit has Brix 0.0-53.0% measurement range with minimum indication of 0.1%, measurement accuracy of ±0.2%, and measurement temperature of 10 to 40°C with automatic temperature compensation. It has waterproof protection rating of IP65 and can be cleaned under running water.

Original Press Release:

New Pocket Digital Refractometer - Wide Range 0-53%

Kernco Instruments Co., Inc. is pleased to introduce the Model PAL-1 portable digital refractometer with wide range of 0-53%. This model covers many different applications because of its wide range where previous models would only cover range of 0-35%, 0-45% and other ranges to cover various concentration.

This unit is low cost - only $385.00 yet with great accuracy and features normally found in the digital refractometers that are typically two or three times higher in price than the PAL-1 price.

Special Features and Advantages:

o Hand Portable - 2.71"W x 1.22"D x 4.29"H; Weight 3.5 oz.
o Wide Range - 0-53% can be used in many applications in different plants
o Automatic Temperature Compensation
o Highwater Resistance (waterproof protection class IP65)
o Easy to use: Step 1 - Apply 2-3 drops onto the prism surface Step 2 - Press the start key Step 3 - Brix % or concentration % displayed in 3 seconds
o Sample easily emptied and cleaned. Can be cleaned under running water.


o Fruit, Orchards, Produce Markets
o Beverage Plants
o Food Manufacturing
o Confectionaries
o Confectionary and Baking Plants
o Wine Making
o Checking % concentration of lubricants, cutting oil, coolants and organic solvents
o Paper Mills - for stock preparation and coating application
o Textile and adhesive manufacturers for sizing and glue mixtures
o Plus many other applications


Measurement Range: Brix 0.0 - 53.0%
Minimum Indication: Brix 0.1 %
Measurement Accuracy: Brix ± 0.2%
Measurement Temperature: 10-40°C Automatic Temperature Compensation

Power Supply: 2 x AAA Batteries
Waterproof Protection Class: IP65
Dimensions and Weight: 2.17"W x 1.22"D x 4.29"H; 3.5 oz

For additional information, write to:

Kernco Instruments Co., Inc.
420 Kenazo Avenue
El Paso TX 79928
Contact: John P Kelly, Sales Manager
Phone: 915-852-3375
Fax: 915-852-4084

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