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Handheld alcohol meter:
Snap

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  • Accuracy of 0.2 %v/v
  • One Snap 41 replaces all your glass hydrometers
  • Tailored to the needs of microdistilleries
  • Accuracy of 0.1 %v/v
  • For on-site measurement at distilleries and craft distilleries
  • Sample identification via RFID tag
  • Store results and print or export them to a PC via Bluetooth® later on
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Snap 41 and Snap 51 are digital alcohol hydrometers for on-site measurement of spirits with outstanding accuracy. One instrument will replace all the glass hydrometers in your distillery and ensure what is on the label is in the bottle. Snap 41/51 measures the alcohol content in all your sugar-free distilled spirits at any strength along the whole production process. Use the portable instrument directly at the container and get results within a few seconds. With cutting-edge technology in a long-life instrument, the Snap series gives your hand-crafted spirits the high-quality measurement they deserve.

Key features

Alcohol measurement with easy procedures – no human errors

Alcohol measurement with easy procedures – no human errors

  • Temperature correction of results is done automatically: no need for temperature correction tables
  • Values are shown in %v/v (corrected to 20 °C or 15 °C for the Japanese market) or °Proof (corrected to 60 °F)
  • Fine-tune your spirit’s alcoholic strength with an accuracy of 0.1 %v/v (Snap 51) or 0.2 %v/v (Snap 41) and save valuable pure distilled spirits.
  • The influence of viscosity on your result is automatically corrected.
  • Calibration and adjustments are easy to perform with deionized water, following the predefined routine.
  • Snap 51 can identify samples via RFID for excellent traceability of results
  • Read results from the large color screen. With Snap 51 you can store them and print or export them to a PC via Bluetooth® later on.
Use the same portable alcohol meter along the whole production process

Use the same portable alcohol meter along the whole production process

  • Alcohol measuring range from 0 %v/v to 100 %v/v
  • All your glass hydrometers are replaced by one digital alcohol hydrometer.
  • You can use Snap 51 during all stages of spirits production.
  • The sugar concentration in fruit juices can also be measured.
  • If you already have an alcohol meter in your lab, use Snap 41/51 for additional quick checks during production or for intake control.
Perform your alcohol measurements on-site in 30 seconds

Perform your alcohol measurements on-site in 30 seconds

  • 2 mL of sample are taken directly from the storage container with the help of the built-in pump.
  • Gesture control enables one-hand operation so you can hold steady when measuring difficult to reach samples.
  • Convenient left- and right-handed use
  • Measuring cell with inspection window and backlight for convenient inspection of proper sample filling.
  • Automatically rotating screen for conveniently readable results at any instrument position
  • The newly designed metal bracket ensures a stable, balanced positioning of the instrument on the sample container.
An impressively long working life

An impressively long working life

  • Robust measuring cell made of metal (Inconel) with a splash-proof housing and hard-glass front
  • Operated via capacitive keys with a sensitivity suitable for use with or without gloves
  • Designed for on-site use at the storage location of your spirits
  • Special rubber protection for measuring cell included to absorb knocks during routine operation
A high-class digital alcohol meter from the market leader

A high-class digital alcohol meter from the market leader

  • The alcohol concentration is derived from a highly accurate density measurement based on the oscillating U-tube principle.
  • Anton Paar is the market leader in this technology and has more than 50 years of experience.
  • Digital alcohol meters from Anton Paar are the industry standard, used by large-scale distilleries, governmental organizations, and craft distilleries.

Technical specifications

Snap 41 Snap 51
Patents granted Patent AT516421 (B1), EP3015847 (B1)
Measuring range Alcohol: 0 %v/v to 100 %v/v
Temperature: 5 °C to 30 °C (41 °F to 86 °F)
(automatic temperature correction)
Alcohol: 0 %v/v to 100 %v/v
Temperature: 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F)
(automatic temperature correction)
Accuracy Alcohol: 0.2 %v/v
Temperature: 0.2 °C (0.4 °F)
Alcohol: 0.1 %v/v
Temperature: 0.1 °C (0.2 °F)
Repeatability, s.d.* Alcohol: 0.1 %v/v
Temperature: 0.1 °C (0.2 °F)
Alcohol: 0.05 %v/v
Temperature: 0.05 °C (0.1 °F)
Reproducibility, s.d.* Alcohol: 0.15 %v/v Alcohol: 0.07 %v/v
Resolution Alcohol: 0.01 %v/v
Temperature: 0.1 °C (0.1 °F)
Alcohol: 0.01 %v/v
Temperature: 0.01 °C (0.01 °F)
Ambient temperature 0 °C to 35 °C (32 °F to 95 °F) -10 °C to +50 °C (14 °F to 122 °F)
Measuring principle Oscillating U-tube technology Oscillating U-tube technology
Supported measuring units Alcohol concentration in %v/v at 20 °C or at 15 °C, °Proof Alcohol concentration in %v/v (at 20 °C or at 15 °C) or °Proof
Density
Sugar/extract concentration in °Brix or °Plato
Ten programmable custom-specific measuring units
Internal Storage 1024 measured results, 250 sample IDs, 30 measuring methods
Power supply Three 1.5 V LR06 AA alkaline batteries Three 1.5 V LR06 AA alkaline batteries
Sample volume 2 mL 2 mL
Dimensions 245 mm x 103 mm x 126 mm (9.6 in x 4 in x 5 in) 468 mm x 108 mm x 119 mm (18.4 in x 4.3 in x 4.7 in)
Weight 660 g (23.3 ounces) 860 g (30.3 ounces)
Interfaces Bluetooth® (for software update only) Bluetooth® (data transfer to a PC or printer), RFID (sample identification)
Protection class IP54 IP54
Optional available accessories Wristband, rubber protection housing for the operating panel, transportation suitcase Wristband, rubber protection housing for the operating panel, portable Bluetooth® printer, Bluetooth® USB adapter

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  • Protection for your investment throughout its lifecycle
  • 3-year warranty
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