Modular Circular Polarimeter: MCP 200
The MCP 200 series of polarimeters provides accurate measurements of the optical rotation of liquids at an economic price. It utilizes the latest technology to ensure high measuring accuracy with great ease-of-use. The instrument has been designed with the user in mind, its modular concept allows customer-specific configurations and provides the widest range of options for the future. MCP 200 meets all application requirements for the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, food, chemical and medical industries as well as for R&D.
  1. Features
  2. Specification


High accuracy
-          High accuracy over the entire measuring range
-          Toolmaster™ (optional) - Automatic identification of the sample cell and quartz control plate
-          Modular concept
-          Automatic temperature control (optional)
-          Up to eight spectral filters in the UV/VIS/NIR ranges (optional)
Full international compliance
-          International and national pharmacopeias
-          OIML
-          ASTM International
Full QM compliance
-          Password protection on three user levels
-          Audit trail
-          GMP/GLP compatibility
-          Forgery-proof data export
-          21 CFR Part 11 compliance
-          Beverages
-          Chemical Industry
-          Cosmetics, Personal Care
-          Education, Research
-          Food Industry
-          Minerals, Mining, Raw Materials
-     Pharmacy, Medicine/Biotechnology

Measuring Scales
·      °Optical Rotation
·      °Specific Rotation
·      °Z International sugar scale
·      % Concentration (g/mL, g/100mL, g/L)
·      Mathematic functions and user-defined scales
Optical Rotation at 589nm
Measuring range
± 89.9°
± 0.005° *
± 0.002°
Response time
12 sec
589 nm and optionally up to eight wavelengths. Standard wavelength (365, 405, 436, 546, 578 nm), customer-specific wavelengths on request
A light intensity control compensates attenuation up to an Optical Density (OD) of 4.0
Light source
Tungsten halogen lamp, 6V, 20 W, with average lifetime of 2000 h
* at physically standard conditions
Temperature interface
± 0.2°C
Temperature control
Optional Peltier system for automatic temperature control at 20 °C and 25 °C
Sample cell
ToolMaster™ - Automatic identification of the sample cell (Option)
Sample cell path length from 2.5 mm to 200 mm
Technical Details
TFT Touch screen 6.5”, 640 X 480 Pixels
4 USB, RS232, Ethernet, VGA, CAN bus. Easy connection of keyboard, mouse, printer, bar code reader and networks
Dimensions (LxWxH)
754 mm X 392 mm X 231 mm (29.7 in x 15.5 in x 9.1 in)
32Kg (70.5 lb)
Power supply
AC 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60Hz
Power consumption
70 to 100 VA