Half-shadow universal polarimeter designed to suit both novice and experienced users makes light of routine tasks and offers an accuracy of 0.1deg
CSP, specialist supplier to the chemical, food, pharmaceutical
and manufacturing industries, is launching a simple,
user-friendly polarimeter designed for general purpose and
Robust and economical, the Schmidt +
Haensch Universal Polarimeter is also ideally suited to the
The visual circle polarimeter is designed to
suit both novice and experienced users.
Rotating the large
diameter 360 degree Vernier scale and comparing the half shadows
from the polariser and analyser is all that is required for
Inexperienced operators will be able to measure +/-180
degrees with an accuracy of 0.1deg, while 0.05deg is possible for
the practised user.
A comfortable working position that allows
extended working sessions is achieved by tilting the scale,
polariser and analyser.
Sodium and mercury light and filter sets
allow the polarimeter to operate at 589nm and 546nm.
UP1 model may be fitted with a halogen light and interference
filter to define the wavelength or with a spectral lamp.