Electrochemical Accessories

Electrochemical analyses of all types require many components in addition to the potentiostat/galvanostat to provide a complete solution.  Corrosion and voltametry cells, electrodes and battery holders turn your potentiostat into an electrochemical test system.
  • Solartron Power Boosters

    • Up to 100 Volts
    • Up to 100 Amps
    • Wide frequency bandwidth for impedance measurements
    • Operates in boosted or non-boosted mode

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  • PAR MultiChannel Power Booster

    • 5 A and 10 A boosters in-chassis boosters available and compatible with the PMC-2000A and PMC-1000
    • Up to 20 A when operated in parallel
    • Test higher power and lower impedance batteries
    • Study larger electrodes with higher surface area

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  • Power Booster
    PAR Single Channel Power Booster

    • 8, 10, and 20 Amp options
    • Operates in boosted mode or normal mode
    • Compatible with PowerSuite or VersaStudio software
    • Power Boosters may be purchased with potentiostat or added later

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  • QCM922A Quartz Crystal Microbalance and EQCM

    Quartz Crystal Microbalance

    • Sensitive enough to measure weight changes in a monolayer 
    • Quantify both elastic and viscous changes in your system
    • Front panel display of resonant frequency and resistance changes
    • Frequency range of 1MHz to 10MHz
    • Designed for EQCM with a potentiostat or stand alone operation

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  • LC Low Current Interface

    • Designed as a plug-in add on to extend the low current capability of many of the Princeton Applied Research potentiostats

    • Femtoampere accuracy and attoampere resolution for both DC and AC (EIS) measurements

    • Auto-current ranging capability from 200 mA - 4 pA (80 fA minimum range with PARSTAT 4000A)

    • 5 selectable E and I filters for noise reduction

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  • Faraday Cage

    • Designed to shield anything housed in the cage from the effects of external electric fields, thereby reducing noise from interfering with the experiment
    • Standard faraday cage is 27 x 30 x 41 cm and is large enough to accommodate the VersaSTAT LC
    • An oversized faraday cage designed for use with the VersaSCAN is also available

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  • K0307 Tait Cell Kit

    • Designed specifically for corrosion studies on flat specimens under conditions where typical reference electrodes are incompatible

    • Hastelloy C-276 reference and counter electrodes included

    • Exposed sample area of 32 cm2

    • Holds volumes as low as 80 mL

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  • K0047 Corrosion Cell Kit

    • Ideal for corrosion analysis of cylindrical metal specimens with an optional sample holder to accommodate flat specimens

    • Cell configuration is modeled after a design commonly found in many ASTM standards

    • Supplied with graphite counter electrodes and saturated calomel reference electrode (SCE) 

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  • K0235 Flat Cell Kit

    • Optimal construction for corrosion/coatings studies of flat specimens having a range of sizes and geometry

    • Specially designed gasket to minimize crevice corrosion

    • Platinum mesh counter electrode and Ag/AgCl reference electrode included

    • Exposed sample area is 1 cm2 with an option for a larger exposed area of 12.6 cm2

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  • K0264 Micro-Cell Kit

    • Intended to be used for any application where solution volume is limited, requiring volumes ranging from 3 to 15 mL

    • Purge tube assembly provided for bubbling or blanketing the solution with inert gas

    • Platinum wire counter electrode and Ag/AgCl reference electrode included

    • Compatible with a range of working electrode materials available in two sizes: 2 mm or 10 µm diameter

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  • RDE0018 Analytical Cell Kit

    • Designed with two cell top configurations, one for general use and the other for accommodating a rotating electrode (RDE, RRDE, RCE) connected to the 616 or 636 A/B rotator

    • Supplied with a platinum wire counter electrode and Ag/AgCl reference electrode

    • Standard 14/20 tapper joints can accommodate a variety of working electrodes and reference electrode chemistries

    • Operates with solution volumes from 5 – 50 mL

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  • Battery Holders

    • Replaces the standard cell cable by connecting directly to the potentiostat
    • 5 options are available for the following form factors:  18650, AA, AAA, coin cell (2032) and a flexible screw-based design for custom cell geometrie

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  • 636A Rotating Ring-Disk Electrode (RRDE)

    Rotating Ring-Disk Electrode (RRDE)

    • Disk or Ring-Disk configuration
    • Protective enclosure
    • Remote analog speed control (input is summed with front-panel settings)
    • A variety of disk and ring-disk electrode selections
    • Interchangeable electrode assemblies in either disk or cylinder configurations for corrosion studies
    • On/off and Rotational Rate Control

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  • 616A Rotating Disk Electrode

    Rotating Disk Electrode

    • Front-panel speed controls
    • Protective enclosure
    • Remote analog speed control (input is summed with front-panel settings)
    • Front-panel and remote (TTL) on/off switching
    • Remote analog output for speed verification
    • Integral ring-stand for convenient cell mounting

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  • Rotator Accessories

    • Rotating disk electrodes (RDE), ring-disk electrodes (RRDE) and cylinder electrodes (RCE) designed for use with the Princeton Applied Research 616 and/or 636A/B rotators
    • Standard materials include gold, platinum, and glassy carbon; a multitude of other materials are available upon request
    • Options include permanent RDE, RRDE and RCE, as well as change disk/ring-disk or cylinder electrodes offering versatility and the ability to use customer-made electrodes
    • All necessary accessories and replacement parts are provided 

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  • Reference Electrodes

    • A range of form factors and chemistries are available (SCE, Ag/AgCl, Hg/Hg2SO4)
    • Compatible with Princeton Applied Research electrochemical cells, as well as a range of other commercially available cells and custom glassware
    • Aqueous and non-aqueous options are included

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  • Bridge Tubes

    • Bridge tubes with standard porous glass frits and various form factors are available
    • Glass frit replacements are included, while polyethylene frits ideal for basic solutions are optional
    • All bridge tubes are compatible with one or more Princeton Applied Research electrochemical cells; many are also compatible with other commercially available cells and custom glassware

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