The SC-100A puts you in control of your wine sulfite analysis. It’s highly accurate and sensitive titration system conveniently alerts you visually and audibly when the endpoint is detected by its electrode.
Because it doesn’t rely on a color change, the SC-100A eliminates the guesswork in Ripper sulfite tests, especially in red wines!
Simple To Use
Complete Kit Includes Everything You Need for Your First 50 Tests.
No magnetic stir bar, magnetic stirrer or burette is necessary. But if you have these you can certainly use them. We offer 10 mL glass burettes, burette holders,lab stands, magnetic stirrers and stir bars sold separately.
The SC-100A improves on the tried and true Ripper Method by eliminating the guesswork in colorimetric analysis and replacing it with digital detection indicators.
It uses an amperometric electrode and replaces the iodine reagent with a more stable reagent. Its ease of use and accurate amperometric titration method vastly improves on the original Ripper Method.
The SO2 Titrant reacts with the sulfite in the wine. When all the free SO2 is titrated, the endpoint is signalled by visual and audible indicators. The test endpoint is much more sensitive than the starch endpoint commonly employed for sulfite titrations. It’s sharp and clear, even when titrating red wines and musts.
Once the syringe titration is complete, determine the titration volume (which is the difference of titrant you started with and its final reading on the syringe) and multiply it by 20 (the conversion factor).
The conversion factor takes into account the known concentration of the titrant and some simple unit conversions to determine the ppm Free SO2 in your wine sample. So for example if you used 1.2 mL of SO2 Titrant during the titration, your equation would look like this:
1.2 mL X 20 = 24 ppm Free SO2
Simple as that!
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