MISCO Digital Handheld Refractometer

Refractometer for Testing Urine Specific Gravity

One Size Does Not Fit All!

Since the relationship between refractive index and specific gravity is different for almost every fluid, accurate, specific gravity tests must be completed with a measurement scale developed explicitly for that fluid. Although humans, dogs, and other large animals share the same urine properties, this is not the case for cats, rabbits, and guinea pigs. Unless you use a special scale to test these smaller animals’ urine specific gravity, the refractometer measurements will provide erroneously low readings.

Below are scales options for both large and small animals. The PA203X allows for programming with up to 5 measurement scales for versatility and convenience in the laboratory or clinic and is the ideal for field use.

Pre-Configured Refractometers

Easy Order: Here are a few of the most popular Scale Combinations and Refractometer Models. If you require different programming, you can mix and match scales through the Flexible Custom Programming section below, or call customer service for assistance:

Flexible Custom Programming Options

MISCO Palm Abbe Digital Refractometers can be custom-programmed with up to 5 scales to your exact specifications. There are two easy online options to create your customized units from hundreds of measurement scales:

“Build Your Own” Tool

  1. Use the Industry, Application and Fluid filters to quickly find your scales.
  2. Click scale boxes to add scales to your device.
  3. Select Accessories
  4. Add To Cart

Order Refractometer by Scale#

  1. Browse the refractometer scale options in the dropdown tabs below and record the scale numbers you want.
  2. Type in your scale numbers on the Order by Scale# page.
  3. Select Accessories
  4. Add To Cart
Urine, animal

Cat Urine % Solids

Scale# 097
UoM: % Solids
Range: 0 to 30
Resolution: 0.1
Precision: 0.1

Cat Urine (D20/20)

Scale# 096
UoM: Specific Gravity (D20/20)
Range: 1.0000 - 1.1200
Resolution: 0.0001
Precision: 0.0005

Guinea Pig Urine % Solids

Scale# 102
UoM: % Solids
Range: 0 to 21
Resolution: 0.1
Precision: 0.1

Guinea Pig Urine (D20/20)

Scale# 101
UoM: Specific Gravity (D20/20)
Range: 1.0000 to 1.103
Resolution: 0.0001
Precision: 0.0005

LRG Animal Urine % Solids

Scale# 099
UoM: % Solids
Range: 0 to 11
Resolution: 0.1
Precision: 0.1

LRG Animal Urine (D20/20)

Scale# 098
UoM: Specific Gravity (D20/20)
Range: 1.000 to 1.065
Resolution: 0.0001
Precision: 0.0005

LRG Animal UrineSolids (g/L)

Scale# 100
UoM: Solids (g/L)
Range: 0 to 11.5
Resolution: 0.1
Precision: 0.1

Rabbit Urine % Solids

Scale# 104
UoM: % Solids
Range: 0 to 19
Resolution: 0.1
Precision: 0.1

Rabbit Urine (D20/20)

Scale# 103
UoM: Specific Gravity (D20/20)
Range: 1.0000 to 1.084
Resolution: 0.0001
Precision: 0.0005
Related: Urine, human

Human Urine (D20/20)

Scale# 093
UoM: Specific Gravity (D20/20)
Range: 1.0000 to 1.0450
Resolution: 0.0001
Precision: 0.0005

Human Urine % Solids

Scale# 094
UoM: Urine Solids %
Range: 0 to 11
Resolution: 0.1
Precision: 0.1

Human Urine Solids (g/L)

Scale# 095
UoM: Urine Solids (g/L)
Range: 0 to 11.5
Resolution: 0.1
Precision: 0.1

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