VIP1 | Inline Process Refractometer

Quick Overview

DISCONTINUED: An inline process refractometer allows you to continuously monitor and control the concentration of dissolved solids or water-soluble liquids, saving you both time and money. The VIP1 Inline Process Refractometer can be programmed with any of the Palm Abbe scales.

See also: VIP1 Inline Accessories

Product ID: VIP1

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VIP1 | Inline Process Refractometer

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IMPORTANT: You can choose nearly any scale from the extensive MISCO scale library. Scales can be preprogrammed into the Sensor for this device. The below values represent equivalent values for comparison purposes.

Refractive Index nD
  • Range: 1.3330-1.3950
  • Resolution: 0.0005
  • Precision (+/-): 0.0001
  • Range: 0-37
  • Resolution: 0.1
  • Precision (+/-): 0.1

Additional Information

Scale 1 VIP1-1
Scale 2 VIP1-2
Optic Material Glass
Detector Elements N/A
Well/ Sample Area Material Stainless Steel
Evaporation/ Sample Cover N/A
Country of Origin USA
Light Source LED Array @ 590 nm
Display Type LCD
Display Characters 16 Characters x 1 Line
Display Backlight Yes
Display Language English
Temperature Control Method Auto Temp. Compensation
Temperature Control Basis Scale Dependent
Temperature Range -20 to 100 'C (-4 to 212 'F)
Power Source 12 OR 24 VDC
Dimensions No
Weight No
User Programmable Change Scale, Select Scale
User Calibration Points N/A
Body Color No
Body Material No
Water Resistance No
Error Codes Code-Based
Approvals and Certifications No
Fluid Seals Viton & Buna-N
Computer Interface No
USB Output No
Pressure Range 10.3 bar (150 p.s.i.) Max


VIP1 Inline Process Refractometer
For In Line Process Control

Each MISCO VIP1 Inline Process Refractometer is custom designed for your application. An in line process refractometer allows you to continuously monitor and control the concentration of dissolved solids or water-soluble liquids, saving you both time and money. The VIP process refractometer will automatically monitor the specified parameters of your process giving you a temperature compensated reading that is easily correlated to percent solids or other physical property of interest. You can have 24-hour monitoring of quality without the time involved in periodic manual sampling.

Unlimited Applications

Inline refractometers maximize the profitability of your process or manufacturing line! The MISCO VIP1 Refractometer has extensive applications in the food, beverage, sugar, chemical and metalworking industries and can monitor and control virtually any liquid with dissolved solids or soluble liquids. Inline process refractometers increase your profitability by maintaining a consistent high-quality product and by eliminating wasted fluid and operator time. Call our applications' engineers for assistance with your particular application.


This versatile inline process refractometer is microprocessor controlled and is configured with dual 4-20 mA outputs, which allow you to record and/or automatically control your critical process.

Key Features Only MISCO Offers
  • NEMA IV Housing
    The controller and sensor are fully waterproof and comply with NEMA 4 for safety and durability.
  • Multiple Outputs
    Twin 4-20 mA outputs may be sent to a chart recorder, PLC, or used to automatically control a process. Factory-set relay controller allows you to control up to five pumps or other devices.
  • Digital Display
    The 16-character digital LCD display is easily correlated to your specific monitoring requirements directly in the unit of measure of interest.
  • Options
    The VIP inline process refractometer may be configured for 12-volt or 24-volt DC operation. Standard 12-foot cable length may be extended to 36 feet.

Build Your Own Refractometer

Our Build-Your-Own Refractometer section allows you to design a custom refractometer to your exact specifications. First, select the measurement scales. Next, add options and then accessories to your design. Finally, you can print a custom quote or order immediately. TRY IT NOW!


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