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Lovibond™ PFX-880/S Colorimeter: Sugar Solutions and Syrups

High-precision, automatic spectrophotometer for objective color measurement

Manufacturer: lovibond™  ORB138990

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Catalog No. 09-053-379

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Description & Specifications


Display Type Backlit LCD
Height (English) 6.69 in.
Height (Metric) 17cm
Incident Light Source Tungsten Halogen
Length (English) 7.71 in.
Length (Metric) 19.6cm
Voltage 90 to 240VAC
Weight (English) 16.97 lb.
Weight (Metric) 7.7kg
Width (English) 20.27 in.
Width (Metric) 51.5cm
Languages English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Chinese and Japanese
Includes Integrated heating unit
Wavelength 420 to 710nm
Certifications/Compliance CE, RoHS, WEEE
Bandwidth 10nm
Calibration Yes
Connections USB, LAN, RS232
Data Storage 100,000+ Measurements
For Use With (Application) Sugar solutions and syrups
Material Fabricated Steel with tough, textured paint finish
Pathlength 1 x 100 mm
Dimensions (L x W x H) 7.71 x 20.27 x 6.69 in. (19.6 x 51.5 x 17cm)
Product Type Colorimeter, Heated

Accurate, highly efficient spectrophotometers for optically clear samples that meet the demand for consistent and reliable color data for a wide range of samples. The long path-length cell chamber also allows the measurement of extremely unsaturated, light samples and also color scales which are defined with long path lengths including the Lovibond RYBN and AOCS Tintometer™ color. The instruments remove all subjectivity involved in color grading, supplying unbiased readings that are unaffected by operator or environment.

  • Color Scales: Lovibond RYBN, ICUMSA (420 and 560nm), CIE Values, Spectral Data
  • High-precision spectrophotometer for objective measurement in accordance with the ICUMSA and Lovibond color scales
  • ICUMSA Color and Lovibond Color are popular quantitative methods that have gained widespread international acceptance for color measurement of sugar solutions and syrups
  • Automatically measures ICUMSA Color at 420nm, 560nm or 720nm and at a known Brix value; also expresses color in terms of the Red, Yellow, Blue and Neutral units that make up the Lovibond Color scale
  • Results can also be displayed in terms of CIE values and spectral data
  • Samples are measured in a 100mm cell but the PFX-880/S automatically reports ICUMSA Color at a path length that satisfies the 20-80% transmittance criteria stated in the ICUMSA method, with 100mm being the preferred choice
  • Optional factory-fitted integrated heater unit available