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SRS MPA120 EZ-Melt Melting Point Apparatus

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Excl. VAT: £2,255.00 Incl. VAT: £2,706.00
Product Code: 17715
Manufacturer: Stanford Research Systems

  • Fully automated operation

  • Simultaneous analysis of 3 samples

  • PID-controlled temperature ramping

  • Digital image processing technology

  • Pharmacopeia and GLP compliant

The Stanford Research Systems EZ-Melt is a fully automated melting point apparatus that determines the melting points of chemical substances. It’s fast, accurate, and very easy to use. You simply enter the start temperature, stop temperature, ramp rate and press Start. It’s that simple!

EZ-Melt is priced far below any other automated system, as well as most manual systems. It provides the absolute best value of any commercially available melting point apparatus.

Automated Operation

Unlike time-consuming manual melting point systems, SRS MPA120 EZ-Melt is specifically designed for unattended (automated) operation. During a melt, a closed-loop PID algorithm controls temperature ramping, and a built-in digital camera continuously monitors your samples as they melt. Using digital image processing technology, images are analyzed and the melting points (clear point and onset of melt) are determined. Results are read on the large 4-digit LED display.

Temperature Tagging

Samples can be viewed at any time using the built-in magnification lens. During a measurement, you can flag relevant events by pressing the Left, Center or Right front-panel buttons. Up to four individual temperatures can be tagged for each sample. The small, aluminium oven design, along with microprocessor-controlled temperature ramping, allows fast and repeatable warm-up and cool-down cycling. Ramp rates from 0.1ºC/min. to 20ºC/min. (1-2-5 sequence) provide the flexibility needed for virtually any melt.

Accurate Results

EZ-Melt uses a platinum RTD sensor to make temperature measurements to 400°C with 0.1°C resolution. It is easily calibrated in the lab using certified reference standards, and complies with modern Pharmacopeia protocols.

Affordable Precision

EZ-Melt is the fast, accurate and affordable solution to melting point measurements. Don’t waste time with a manual system — use EZ-Melt.

Additional Information

Operation
Start temperature range (Ambient + 10 °C) to 396 °C, 0 °C min. set point
Stop temperature range (Start temperature + 4 °C) to 400 °C
Temperature resolution 0.1 °C
Ramp rate 0.1, 0.2, 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10 or 20 °C per minute
Heat-up time  
Cool-down time  
Temperature accuracy ±0.3 °C (up to 100 °C)
±0.5 °C (up to 250 °C)
±0.8 °C (up to 400 °C)
Reproducibility 0.2 °C
Temperature sensor Pt RTD
Oven control Microprocessor-controlled closed-loop PID
Automated determinations Onset point and clear point
Manual determinations Store up to four manual temperature recordings per capillary
User calibration Single temperature offset, 0.1 °C resolution
General
Display 4-digit LED display
Capillaries
     Dimensions 1.4 mm to 2.0 mm outside dia., 100 mm length
     Capacity Up to 3 tubes simultaneously
     Fill height 2 mm to 3 mm
Power 90 to 264 VAC, 47 to 63 Hz, 125 W
Operating temperature 0 °C to 40 °C, non-condensing
Weight 9 lbs.
Dimensions 7.5" × 10" × 8.5" (WHL)
Warranty One year parts and labor on defects in materials and workmanship

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