Item Code: 143911

MCP 100 Modular Circular Compact Polarimeter, Anton Paar Optotec, Germany

for determination of optical rotation, specific rotation, concentration and international sugar scales (ISS) of samples with an Optical Density (OD) up to 2.0 at 589 nm. With modular design for specific configurations and future upgrades, high accuracy over the entire measuring range, automatic identification of the sample cell and quartz control plate, Toolmaster™


Measuring Performance

Measuring method:                 Circular polarimeter

Measuring scales:                   Optical Rotation, Specific Rotation, %Concentration

Temperature reading:              Temperature input for sample cell and quartz control plate equipped with temperature sensors Pt 100

Special features:                    -ToolmasterÔ - Automatic identification of the sample cell to prevent incorrect sample cell selection and ensure easy system configuration.

 -Peltier element for automatic temperature control in a range 20 °C and 25 °C.

Measuring range:                     ± 89.9°

Accuracy Optical Rotation:       ± 0.01°

Temperature range of               20 °C and 25 °C Peltier element:            

Temperature accuracy:             ±0.2 °C *

Repeatability in Optical Rotation:       ± 0.01° 


The new MCP 5100/5300/5500 continues the success story of the MCP 200/300/500. The new series combines state-of-the-art technology, modern design, and high usability. The LED light source technology for all wavelengths makes the MCP polarimeters virtually maintenance-free. The polarimeter allows customer-specific configurations and provides the widest range of options for the future, e.g.required wavelengths can be retrofitted on-site making the instrument ready for upcoming measuring tasks. MCP 5100/5300/5500 meets all application requirements for the determination of optically active substances and their concentration determination for the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, chemical, and medical industries, as well as for R&D.