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Choosing a Cuvette: Optical Glass or Quartz

Posted: Tuesday, July 12, 2011

This chart allows you to compare the various spectroscopy cuvettes that are available in nine different styles.

Cuvette Styles

Cuvette Styles A
Style A
Cuvette Styles B
Style B
Cuvette Styles C
Style C
Cuvette Styles D
Style D
Cuvette Styles E
Style E
Cuvette Styles F 
Style F
Cuvette Styles H 
Style H
Cuvette Styles J 
StyleJ
Cuvette Styles G 
Style G

 

Cuvette Comparison Chart

WPI PN Style material Polished windows path [mm] Dimensions [mm] volume [mL] Beam width [mm]
standard rectangular cuvettes
CUV2101-1 B Quartz 2 1 3.5x12.5x45 0.35 10
CUV2102-1 B Quartz 2 2 4.5x12.5x45   0.7   10
CUV2011-1 B Quartz 2 5 7.5x12.5x45 1.7 10
CUV1022-10 C Optical Glass 2 10 12.5x12.5x45 3.5 10
CUV2012-1 C Quartz 2 10 12.5x12.5x45 3.5 10
CUV2105-1 C Quartz   2   20   22.5x12.5x45 7   10  
CUV2106-1 C Quartz   2   30   32.5x12.5x45   10.5   10  
CUV2107-1 C Quartz   2   40   42.5x12.5x45   14   10  
CUV2108-1 C Quartz   2   50   52.5x12.5x45   17.5   10  
Self masking Semi micro Cell Cuvette  
CUV2023-1 D Quartz 2 5 7.5x12.5x45 0.7 4
CUV2031-1 D Quartz 2 10 12.5x12.5x45 1.4 4
CUV2025-1 D Quartz 2 20 22.5x12.5x45 2.8 4
CUV2028-1 D Quartz 2 50 52.5x12.5x45 7 4
CUV2032-1 D Quartz 2 10 12.5x12.5x45 1 3
CUV2033-1 D Quartz 2 10 12.5x12.5x45 0.7 2
CUV2034-1 D Quartz 2 10 12.5x12.5x45 0.35 1
Self masking continuous flowthrough cell, Z=15 mm
CUV2063-1 E Quartz 2 5 7.4x12.5x45 0.035 diameter 3
CUV2061-1 E Quartz 2 10 12.5x12.5x45 0.07 diameter 3
CUV2065-1 E Quartz 2 20 22.6x12.5x45 0.14 diameter 3
CUV2066-1 E Quartz 2 30 32.6x12.4x45 0.21 diameter 3
CUV2062-1 F Quartz 2 10 12.5x12.5x45 0.48 4x12
Self masking continuous flow through cell, small input, large output, Z=8.5 mm
CUV2614-1 H Quartz 2 10 12.4x12.4x35.6 0.03 diameter 2
Micro Cell with black walls
CUV2674-1 J Quartz 2 10 12.5x12.5x45 0.05 2
Fluorescence
CUV2051-1 A Quartz 4 10 12.5x12.5x45 3.5 10
CUV2052-1 A Quartz 4 10 12.5x12.5x45 1.4 4
Long Path Cuvette
CUV2071-1 G Quartz 2 100 102.5 x 22 diameter 28 19

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