MPA100 — Automated melting point system

OptiMelt provides a fast and accurate means of automatically determining the melting points and melting ranges of chemical substances. With microprocessor-controlled temperature ramping, a built-in digital camera, and a selling price that is half that of competing models, OptiMelt offers the best value of any commercially available melting point apparatus


MPA100 Specifications


Temperature display Melting point and melting point range
Start temp. range (Ambient + 10 °C) to 396 °C, 0 °C min. set point
Stop temp. range (Start temperature + 4 °C) to 400 °C
Temperature resolution 0.1 °C
Ramp rate 0.1 °C to 20 °C per minute (0.1 °C increments)
Heat-up time 10 minutes (50 °C to 350 °C)
Cool-down time 10 minutes (350 °C to 50 °C)
Temperature accuracy ±0.3 °C (up to 100 °C)
±0.5 °C (up to 250 °C)
±0.8 °C (up to 400 °C)
Reproducibility 0.2 °C
Temperature sensor Pt RTD (built-in)
Oven control Closed-loop PID


Display Back-lit, touchscreen LCD (5.8″)
Printer interface RS-232 serial port. Supports Epson compatible dot-matrix printers.
Computer interface USB. All instrument functions can be queried and controlled through a high-level command set.
   Dimensions 1.4 mm to 2.0 mm outside dia., 100 mm length
   Capacity Up to 3 tubes simultaneously
   Fill height 2 mm to 3 mm
Power 90 to 264 VAC, 47 to 63 Hz, 125 W
Operating temperature 0 °C to 40 °C, non-condensing
Weight 9 lbs.
Dimensions 7.5″ × 10″ × 8.5″ (WHL)
Warranty One year parts and labor on defects in materials and workmanship