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Calculator for sugar concentrates dilution

This calculator helps you to determine how many liters of water you must add to the concentrated syrup to get an aqueous solution of proper sucrose concentration.

Example: if 100 grams of 62 °Bx sugar syrup dilute with 540 grams of water we get the solution of 9.7 °Bx.

Syrup (concentrate) sweetness

°Bx (grams of sucrose in 100 grams of aqueous solution)

Mixing ratio

1: parts of water

The sweetness of final solution:   °Bx (grams of sucrose in 100 grams of aqueous solution)

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The degree Brix (°Bx)

Degrees Brix (sign °Bx) are used for measuring of sweetness of the aqueous solution. It can be measured by using a saccharometer (hydrometer designed for sugar measuring), by saccharimeter (polarimeter designed for sugar measuring) or better using by a refractometer (you consume only a few drops of solution). If you measure value 25 °Bx it means that in the 100 g of aqueous solution is dissolved 25 g of sucrose. In other words, in 100 g of aqueous sucrose solution is 25 g of sucrose and 75 g of water. That is why is sometimes used the percent sign (%) as a unit because the sucrose content is a sucrose percentage by weight.

The usual concentrations of selected substances (fruits, vegetable, berries etc.)

Title °Bx   Title °Bx
Metalworking emulsions 0 to 7   Rowan fruit 14
Beer wort 0 to 20 Semi-plums 15 to 18
Tomato juice 3 to 6 Prunus domestica Durancie 15 to 22
Peach juice 6 to 12 Dairy beverages 16 to 21
Orange juice 6 to 13 Plum 18 to 22
Apricots 8 to 11 Common juniper - berries 30
Sour cherry 8 to 18 Sorbets 25 - 32
Pears 8 to 22 Fruit juice concentrates 42 to 68
Damson (Prunus domestica insititia) 9 to 14 Condensed milk 52 to 68
Mirabelle plum (Prunus domestica syriaca) 10 to 15 Vegetable oil 57 to 90
Cherry 10 to 18 Sugar syrup 58 to 80
Great yellow gentian (bitter root) - root 10 to 25 Maple syrup 66
Apple juice, carbonated soft drinks 10 to 22 Fruit preserve, Jam, Jelly, Marmalade 60 to 70

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