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MCP 150 Modular Compact Polarimeter

  • 21 CFR Part 11 compliance
  • Electronic signature and user group administration
  • Built-in Peltier temperature control (15 °C to 35 °C)
  • Wireless automatic identification of sample cells and quartz control plates via RFID
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The MCP 150 polarimeter follows the success story of MCP 100, providing proven technology packed into a compact polarimeter which fits into any laboratory. The instrument is extremely easy to operate, provides maximum comfort, high security and full compliance with all national and international standards such as 21 CFR Part 11. With its unmatched combination of quality, essential features and modern data management, MCP 150 is the right choice for sophisticated analysis in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, food and chemical industries as well as R&D and medical applications.

Key features

All important features

  • Color touchscreen for easy operation
  • Predefined measuring modes
  • Customizable scales
  • Multiple measurement function available
  • ToolmasterTM: Wireless automatic identification of sample cells and quartz control plates via RFID
  • Automatic Peltier temperature control (15 °C - 35 °C)

Full international compliance

  • International and national pharmacopeias
  • 21 CFR Part 11
  • OIML

Full QM compliance

  • Password protection
  • User level management
  • User group administration
  • Electronic signature for approving measured data
  • Audit trail
  • Individual reports
  • Forgery-proof data export
  • Validation documentation

Technical specifications

MCP 150

Measuring scales:°Optical Rotation, °Specific Rotation, %Concentration, user-defined scales
Measuring range:±89.9°
Response time:max. 12 sec.
Wavelength:589 nm
Light source:LED, with average lifetime of 100 000 hours
Sensitivity:Light intensity control compensates attenuation up to Optical Density (OD) 2.0
Temperature sensor:Built-in PT 100 sensor
Temperature resolution:0.1 °C
Temperature accuracy:±0.1 °C
Temperature control:Automatic Peltier temperature control between 15 °C and 35 °C, or without temp. control
Sample cell / quartz control plate:ToolmasterTM automatic sample cell and quartz control plate identification; sample cell path length of 2.5 mm to 100 mm
Display:TFT touchscreen 5.7" (145 mm), 640 x 480 Pixels

3 USB, RS232, Ethernet, CAN bus, 1 USB typ "B" for service

Easy connection of keyboard, mouse, printer, bar code. Network capability.

Dimensions (LxWxH):370 mm x 320 mm x 130 mm (14.6 in x 12.6 in x 5.1 in)
Weight:8.6 kg (19 lbs)
Power supply / consumption:AC 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60Hz / 70VA, 120 VA max.



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