BREWfractometer Brix 0-32% & 1.000-1.140 Wort SG Beer Brew Refractometer, Plato
Item Description: BREWfractometer™ Portable Brix & Beer Wort Specific Gravity Refractometer (0-32% Brix & 1.000-1.140 Wort SG) - In a HARD CASE!
BREWfractometer™ has arrived!
ONE OF A KIND!
Does this listing look familiar? The "other guys" copy us alllll of the time - eBay knows of this too, we wanted you to know this as well... Certain people follow, and others lead... Counterfeiting is a form of flattery, right? ;)
HIGHEST WORT SG RANGE AVAILABLE IN THE WORLD! WE SHOULD KNOW! WE MADE IT! NO COMPETITIVE PRODUCT BEATS THAT!
NO ONE ELSE CARRIES THESE! WE MADE THIS UNIT (AMERICAN ENGINEERED) AND ITS THE MOST ACCURATE BEER WORT AND GRAPE MUST HANDHELD REFRACTOMETER IN THE WORLD!
THE BREWfractometer™ IS A 0-32% BRIX REFRACTOMETER WITH A SPECIAL 1.000-1.140 WORT/MUST SPECIFIC GRAVITY SCALE FOR BEER & WINE MAKERS!
IF YOU NEED SOMETHING HIGHER, THEN THE BREWfractometer Extreme™ (BREWx™) IS THE UNIT FOR YOU! 0-40% BRIX AND 1.000-1.180 WORT/MUST SG SCALE. ALSO FOUND ON eBay...
This is a HIGH Quality item, please don't let the low price fool you! This unit is made of durable Aluminum and has a 10 year Warranty! The cheap import units in the flimsy zipper bag do not!
No other Sellers at eBay (or anywhere else in the WORLD) back their products like we do!
BREWfractometer™ Product Specs:
* 0-32% Brix Scale / 1.000-1.140 Wort Specific Gravity
* Accurate to +/- 0.20% Brix / +/- 0.001 Wort Specific Gravity
* Scale Divisions: 0.20% / 0.001 Wort Specific Gravity
* Automatic Temperature Compensation (ATC)
* Sturdy design, made of durable machined Aluminum, not "carbon" plastic
* Comes in a plastic foam-lined hard case, with a calibration screwdriver, pipette and users guide
WHY IS THE BREWfractometer™ SO GREAT?
Excellent question right!? Why not get the cheap unit from Hong Kong? It's the same unit right? Eh, no it isn't. Not even close. Let's compare "apples to oranges" here (AGAIN, does this copy look familiar? This part of our text has been copied over and over again by the counterfeiters):
- The BREWfractometer™ is the most accurate Wort and Must Specific Gravity Refractometer in the world! How? We actually corrected the flawed scale of the other units after seeing that the SG of the old refractometers and a hydrometer weren't the same. The old scale was a linear formula that leads to incorrect readings. The higher the Brix content, the more inaccurate it became!
- TheBREWfractometer™ is 50% heavier than the other units. Big deal? This is a true instrument, not a cheap toy! What happens when you drop the imported units...?
- The BREWfractometer™ has a wider WORT SG Range! Theirs stops at 1.120! Ours goes higher and MORE ACCURATELY!
- The BREWfractometer™ comes in a plastic hard case, not a zipper bag! The hard case is to ensure that your unit arrives safely and in one piece, and will stay that way once you own it. The zipper bag used by the other guys is used to keep the shipping weight down and not to keep it safe (in shipment or in the long run).
- The BREWfractometer™ comes with a 10 year warranty against manufacturers defects - no one tops this. No one dares.
IMPORTANT! HIGH QUALITY!
OURS ARE MADE OF STURDY ALUMINUM! A GOOD DEAL IS ONLY GOOD IF THE PRODUCT LASTS...
AND THE SELLER IS STILL AROUND! THE AVERAGE eBay SELLER IS GONE IN 6-18 MONTHS! WHAT DO YOU DO THEN?
WE'VE BEEN SELLING ON eBay SINCE 2001! NO ONE HAD BEEN SELLING LONGER. NO ONE!
BRAND NEW BREWfractometer™ (0-32% Brix / 1.000-1.140 Wort & Must Specific Gravity Scales) Hand Held Refractometer in a foam-lined plastic hard case. This unit is designed specifically for the making of BEER and WINE! This unit is also great for the testing of Fruits, Vegetables and Grasses, Wine or Beer makers and for the maintenance of CNC Coolants (Soluble Oils, Semi-Synthetics, Neo-Synthetics and Synthetics) and Water Soluble Drawing & Stamping Compounds. WE ARE METALWORKING EXPERTS! Ask the competition what a "Refractometer Chart" is! They won't know! Imagine using your BEER Refractometer for something else?! Yes you could!
Fruits, Vegetables and Grasses: This unit will help you monitor the sugar levels of your crops, plants and trees. A valuable tool to help determine if it's the right time for harvest or you need to alter your plant food. Take this item with you to your local farmer's market and buy the best quality!
Metalworking Fluids: Help maintain your coolant levels to improve finishes, extend tool lilfe, elongate your coolant life and save you money! Excellent for Soluble Oils, Semi-Synthetics, and Synthetics! This is THE unit that is used around the world at Boeing, Airbus, Ford Motor Company, Toyota, West Coast Choppers and other manufacturer's big and small!
Beer & Wine: Use the Brix readings to get your Wort and Must sugars and help to determine your finished alcohol readings (use in conjunction with a hydrometer).
BEER AND WINE MAKING INFORMATION:
Are you tired of not hitting your desired target gravities? Have you tried to cool a large sample so you could use a hydrometer and see what your gravity is? A refractometer allows you take instant gravities readings at any point during the boil, or run off from the mash. On the fly readings allow you to add more water or boil longer so you can attain exactly the gravity you desire or stop sparging before you extract tannin's form the grain. Unlike a hydrometer, a refractometer is a simple solution requiring only a couple drops for a sample.
Refractometers measure degrees brix, which are nearly equivalent to Balling or Plato. A specific gravity scale for unfermented wort is also included. For reading once fermentation has started software programs like ProMash and Beer Smith are recommended.
WANNA FIND YOUR ABV? YEAH, WE KNOW - DUMB QUESTION! WHO DOESN'T WANT TO FIND THE ABV? TRY THIS FREE ONLINE CALCULATOR: http://homebrewforums.net/plugin/page/refractometerwiz
Here’s how: A refractometer instantly reads gravity, in Brix, and specific gravity for unfermented wort by measuring the degree that light passing through the sample is bent. Refraction is what makes a pencil look bent when dipped in a glass of water. If you were to stick a pencil in a series of glasses holding increasingly concentrated sugar water, you would see the pencil apparently bends to a greater degree as the sugar content rises. A refractometer works on the same principal.
Easy to use: Apply 2-3 drops to the prism face, close cover and make sure the glass has no dry spots or air bubbles. Wait 30 seconds to allow the sample to come to ambient temperature. Look through the eyepiece while aiming your refractometer at a light source. The meter will show a line between blue and clear. This line will correspond with the brix scale on the side of the viewing screen.
To calibrate: Place one drop of distilled water on the prism face and turn the manual calibration screw to it reads 0 Brix if necessary.
The BREWfractometer™ use ambient light, no battery or power source is required. Models with the “ATC” suffix are equipped with “Automatic Temperature Compensation” for accurate measurements without recalibration after shifts in ambient working temperature (field use). You don't need a temperature correction chart if you take readings when the ambient air temp is between 50-86'F (10-30'C).
Included are: a pipette for dropping test fluids onto the prism (never dip the refractometer into the test fluid!), a mini screwdriver for scale calibration, and a Users Guide. Comes in a blue plastic, foam-lined hardcase.
Comes with a (10) TEN YEAR Warranty against manufacturers defects! No one else at eBay does that! You don't have to worry about OUR quality! You don't have to wonder if we'll be around if you ever have a question!
USA Homebrewing fun facts :
* Homebrewing was legalized in the USA by former President Jimmy Carter in 1979. The law permits you to brew 100 gallons of homebrew per year if you live on your own, or 200 gallons per household with 2 or more adults.
*Homebrewing is now legal in ALL 50 States! Homebrewing was most recently legalized in Oklahoma (August 26th, 2010). Alabama or Mississippi have passed legislation to allow home brewing in 2013. It will be ratified sometime during the year! Now let's work on those poor folks in "dry counties"... ;)
* May 7th is National Homebrewing Day in the USA. This was made official by Congress in 1988.
* Every year since 1979, there has been a National Homebrew Competition. The first competition had 34 entries. In 2010, there were 6,287 entries!
* Brewing in the home began several thousand years ago with the dawn of agriculture.
* Reinheitsgebot, the famous German Purity Law of 1516, stated that beer can only consist of water, barley and hops. Yeast was not a known ingredient until the 1800's and was not added to the German law until the 20th Century. Reinheitsgebot remained in effect until 1987!
International Clients: These items ship from California, USA
Shipping is $15.00 ($12.00 to Canada) via US Postal's Global Priority Mail/Air Mail and is advertised as taking 3-30 business days.
3-30 business days? Really? It takes about 1 week to Australia via US Postal's Air Mail (the closer to a big city, the faster - live in Woop Woop, you'll have to wait a little longer...). So why the extra time? Customs. No seamless Tracking Number, that's also why.
Ship via UPS, FedEx or DHL and they will pick it up and then they will drop it off - so a tracking number is feasible. We have Fahrenheit, you have Celsius. We have feet, you have meters. See where I'm going. The delays are random - weather, general strikes, atmospheric conditions (volcanic ash anyone?), security issues, mechanical breakdowns, Postal laziness, and more.
This service only includes Delivery Confirmation - no tracking.
CANADA: $12.00 REST OF THE WORLD (Including Australia): $15.00
Shipping Insurance is an additional $35.00 and your order will be upgraded to USPS Express Mail, which takes 3-5 business days.
Do you need to purchase multiple items? Please ask us what the S&H will be to your country! Just e-mail us with your mailing address and we will get you a tailored price shipping quote.
Please feel free to call, fax or e-mail!
Brix units that cover the 0-32% Brix range to consider (at our eBay Store)...
RHB-32ATC: The WORLD's best selling 0-32% Brix Refractometer with Automatic Temperature Compensation or ATC
RHBN-32ATC: Heavy Duty Version of the RHB-32ATC
ZGRB-32ATC: Heavy Duty with an internal light for a boost of light when conditions are darker (Dawn, Dusk, Night, Indoors...). Perfect for Indian Summer harvesting!
RHW-25/Brix-40ATC: Incorporates a 0-40% Brix scale AND a Potential Alcohol scale! Potential Alcohol is not finished alcohol - NO REFRACTOMETER CAN READ FINISHED ALCOHOL! Excellent for winemaking and beermaking!
Atago Master-T: The "Gold Standard" of Refractometers! Atago pioneered Refractometers! With ATC and a 0-33% Brix Range.
Atago Master-a (Alpha) - The "Platinum Standard" of Refractometers! With ATC, a 0-33% Brix Range AND Dustproof and Waterproof to IP65!
BREWfractometer Extreme™ (BREWx™) - The BEST Brewing Refractometer around! 0-40% Brix with a 1.000-1.180 Wort SG Scale
Hanna Instruments HI96811 - 0-50% Digital Brix Refractometer - the entry level digital Brix Refractometer
Hanna instruments HI96801 - 0-85% Digital Brix Refractometer - a WIDE range to test a wider assortment of samples!
Atago PAL-1: 0-53% Brix Range from Atago! The absolute best! Easy to use Digital unit!
All of these and more are available at our eBay Store!
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