2013 Guide to Purchasing a Titrator

By Lab Manager Magazine

While titration is a basic analytical method, titrators are specialized instruments that perform titrations with minimal operator intervention. They can thus minimize errors, improve throughput, and facilitate documentation. There are two major titrator types: potentiometric acid-based designs and Karl Fischer titrators.

Top 4 Signs That You Should Replace Your Titrator

You’re doing manual titrations. Automatic titrators are more simple, accurate, and affordable than ever before.
Burette issues, i.e. noisy, not dispensing titrant, leaking, piston does not move.

The parts for your current unit are obsolete.

Your operators can’t produce the same results repeatedly or each of your operators produce repeatable results but they are different between operators.

Top 6 Questions That You Should Ask When Buying a Titrator

How precise is the titrant delivery system?
  1. Is the titrant delivery system certified for accuracy?
Can additional titrants be used without having to purge burettes?
What information is included in the titrator’s display and reports?
Is the titrator limited to proprietary electrodes?
  1. What is the replacement cost for electrodes?
Is the software field upgradeable?
What is the service and repair policy?
  1. Is on-site support offered?
  2. If something goes wrong with the meter, can it be fixed locally?
  3. What is the general turn-around time for repair?

Recently Released Titrators

915/916 Ti-Touch Titrator

  • Single, space-saving unit contains a burette, stirrer, dosing system and operation module for maximum system integration
  • Includes personalized touchscreen for up to 14 methods or instrument functions
  • Safety Stop prevents overflowing of titration cell
  • Features contact-free reagent exchange
  • Provides unattended determination of up to 100 samples for straightforward automation


Titration Excellence

  • Guarantees users are optimally prepared for future changes
  • Modern platform provides users with ideal interfaces
  • Devices such as printers, memory sticks or barcode readers can be connected via the USB port and are automatically recognized
  • Built-in Ethernet connection allows users to integrate their titrators directly into a LabX® network

Mettler Toledo


  • Easy-to-use coulometric titrator that has six built-in calculation modes to accommodate solid, liquid and gas samples
  • Features a choice of ion exchange or fritless cell option and it offers fast and accurate results
  • Boasts one-touch calculations—including a statistics package
  • Four files with preset conditions can be stored in memory and allows instant recall of data for up to 20 samples

www.hiranuma.com (US: JM Science www.jmscience.com)

HI 84500 and HI 84502

  • Designed to measure Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) and Total Acidity, parameters essential in the art of wine making
  • Replace HI 84100 and HI 84102 and feature improved accuracy with a high precision piston dosing system and compact, space saving footprint
  • Feature automatic stirrer speed control, a graphic mode with exportable data and a Good Laboratory Practices feature

Hanna Instruments

Titrator Manufacturers

Crescent Chemical www.crescentchemical.com

Denver Instrument www.denverinstrumentusa.com

GR Scientific www.grscientific.com

Hanna Instruments www.hannainst.com

HIRANUMA www.hiranuma.com

Hirschmann www.hirschmann-inc.com

Man-Tech www.titrationplus.com

Metrohm www.metrohmusa.com

Mettler Toledo www.us.mt.com

Photovolt www.photovolt.com

Radiometer Analytical www.radiometer-analytical.com

Sigma Aldrich www.sigmaaldrich.com


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2013/2014 Product Resource Guide

Published: August 9, 2013

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