Product News: Abbemat Juice Station – Precise Brix Measurement of Beverages Containing Pulp

07 Jul 2014

Fruit juices are natural products with many ingredients. To ensure the expected product quality, these beverages have to meet the defined product specifications.

One of the most important quality analysis parameters in juice production is °Brix, which represents the sugar concentration as well as the composition of the juice. Abbemat refractometers are fast and reliable instruments commonly used for °Brix measurements. However, many juices, especially orange juices, contain pulp which remains in the beverage.

During measurement with a conventional refractometer this pulp starts to sediment on the measuring prism, leading to unstable readings. The vertical setup of the Abbemat Juice Station avoids the sedimentation of particles on the prism and ensures reliable and stable measuring results.

Abbemat Juice Station refractometers are easy to operate. The attached filling funnel allows fast and simple serial analyses: Cleaning of the measuring prism is not required because the next sample flushes out the previous one. The automatic temperature control of the sample assures accurate measuring conditions.