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Frequency Response Analysers (FRAs)

Solartron Analytical

Solartron 1260A Impedance AnalyserHighly regarded throughout the world as the industry standard. Official Solartron Analytical (Ametek) distributor in the UK and Ireland.

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Model 1260A – Impedance/Gain-phase Analyser (FRA)

Solartron Model 1260A - Impedance/Gain-phase Analyser (FRA)
The model 1260A Impedance/Gain-Phase Analyser is the most powerful, accurate and flexible Frequency Response Analyser (FRA) available today. Leading researchers rely on the 1260A daily for measurement integrity and experimental reliability. The instrument has a solid reputation, endorsed in published research papers in fields including:

  • Corrosion studies
  • Battery research and fuel cells
  • Solar cells
  • LCDs
  • Bio-materials
  • Ceramics / composites
  • Electronic component development
  • Civil engineering

Designed to provide cost-effective DC and AC analysis in electrochemical and materials research, the 1260A features an outstanding measurement specification for impedance spectroscopy, with a frequency range extending from 10 µHz to 32 MHz. The 1260A can be operated standalone for high bandwidth impedance tests on materials, or in combination with the 1287A for impedance spectroscopy with a 10 µHz to 1 MHz frequency range. Computer control is via IEEE488 (GPIB) interface, using Solartron’s popular ZPlot/Corrware software.
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Model 1255B – LF Frequency Response Analyser

Solartron model 1255B frequency response analyser
Using a single sine technique, the 1255B precisely measures gain and phase between any two points in a system. This fully digital technique is used to assess the performance of both simple and complex mechanical, electronic and electrochemical systems. The 1255B has a 1 MHz frequency range and 1 in 65 million frequency resolution. This instrument can be combined with the 1287A for high performance electrochemical impedance spectroscopy over the frequency range of 10 µHz to 1 MHz. Computer control is via IEEE488 (GPIB) interface, using Solartron’s popular ZPlot/Corrware software. The system is easy-to-use, even for non-technical personnel.

Applications

Electrochemistry Combined with a potentiostat such as model 1287.

  • Corrosion and corrosion protection
  • Properties of organic and inorganic coatings and films
  • Development of solid electrolytes for oxygen sensors
  • Development of novel anode/cathode materials and electrolytes
  • Animal and plant tissue properties
  • Photoelectric effects

Materials Testing Combined with a 1296 Dielectric Interface and temperature test equipment.

  • Supercapacitor/fuel cell electrochemistry
  • Relaxation processes in the molecular dynamics of liquid crystals, polymers and liquids
  • Charge transport in semiconductors, organic crystals, ceramics, etc
  • Analysis of chemical reactions, polymerisation and curing
  • Novel gas and liquid sensors
  • Insulating and semiconductor material characterisation
  • Quality control in the production of insulators, printed circuit boards, etc.

Electronic Testing

  • Electrical and mechanical property characterisation
  • Components and complete circuits

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Model 1252A – Frequency Response Analyser

Solartron Model 1252A - Frequency Response Analyser
The model 1252A offers equivalent performance to the 1255B (above), with an upper frequency limit of 300 kHz.
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Model 1253A Frequency Response Analyser

Solartron 1253A Frequency Response Analyser

  • 1 mHz to 20 kHz operating frequency range
  • 1 mHz max. frequency resolution
  • 1% magnitude and 1 degree accuracy
  • 0.02 dB and 0.2 degree resolution
  • Polarisation voltage range +/- 10.22 V
  • Single-sine detection mode
  • Manual or computer control via IEEE488 (GPIB) interface.

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