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The best way to work with a Pine Research Rotating Disk Electrode (RDE) system is to pair it with a Pine Research electrochemical workstation. This bundle gets you started with a ChangeDisk RRDE tip (interchangeable glassy carbon disk, fixed platinum ring), a WaveDriver® series bipotentiostat/galvanostat, and a Pine Research Modulated Speed Rotator (MSR), the most popular electrode rotator in the world.

Every purchase of a Pine Research potentiostat and rotating electrode bundle includes a free one-hour online training session! Contact Pine Research now (click here) to learn more and to schedule your training session.

Under the control of our powerful AfterMath® software package, the WaveDriver 40 is capable of performing a wide range of DC electroanalytical techniques including hydrodynamic voltammetry. This instrument is a true integrated bipotentiostat with a convenient cell cable that allows quick and easy connection to a rotating disk electrode (RDE) or rotating ring-disk electrode (RRDE). The versatile Pine Research MSR Rotator lets you get started immediately with hydrodynamic experiments. This RRDE start-up bundle includes the following principal items along with compatible cables and accessories:

  • WaveDriver 40 DC Bipotentiostat/Galvanostat
  • Pine Research MSR Rotator
  • ChangeDisk RRDE tip (interchangeable glassy carbon disk, fixed Pt ring)
  • Pine Research AfterMath Software
  • Jacketed RDE Cell (glass) with Pt Counter and Ag/AgCl Reference Electrode

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# Description Price in USD
Bipotentiostat/Rotator Bundle
[WD40-MSR-RRDE-E6R1]

MSR ChangeDisk Rotating Ring-Disk Electrode with WaveDriver 40 Bundle
features E6R1PK series ChangeDisk RRDE tip with a fixed platinum ring and a removable glassy carbon disk insert

includes WaveDriver 40 bipotentiostat, MSR Rotator, software, cables, electrodes, cell, and accessories

Power Cords

this bundle includes two power cords

List of All Items Included in Bundle
Software

click here for AfterMath software information

AFP4

WaveDriver 40 DC Bipotentiostat/Galvanostat

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AFMSRCE

Pine Research MSR Rotator
includes motor control unit

the most popular electrode rotator in the world

ACP3E01

WaveDriver Bipotentiostat Cell Cable
D-Shell connector to seven banana plugs with optional alligator clips

AKCABLE4

Rotation Rate Control Cable
allows WaveDriver to control MSR rotation rate

AFE6R1PTPK

ChangeDisk RRDE Tip with Platinum Ring
15.0 mm OD PEEK shroud, PTFE U-Cup insulator
accepts 5.0 mm OD disk inserts

maximum rotation rate is 3000 RPM - never exceed maximum rotation rate when working with rotating electrodes.

AFED050P040GC

Glassy Carbon Disk Insert
5.0 mm OD x 4.0 mm L

please read our glassy carbon disclaimer

AFE6K050

Disk Ejection and Polishing Tools
for use with E5TQ and E6R1 ChangeDisk tips

tools for installing, removing, and polishing disk inserts

AFE6MB

RDE/RRDE Shaft for MSR Rotators
precision 15.0 mm OD PEEK shroud, stainless steel rod

AFCTR5

Standard Platinum Counter Electrode Kit
6.9 mm OD epoxy tube shroud, 150 mm long, includes fritted isolation tube

RREF0021

Single-Junction Silver Chloride (Ag/AgCl) Reference Electrode
includes 14/20 PTFE adapter, storage bottle, bottle of filling solution

AKCELL3

Jacketed Glass Cell for Rotating Electrodes
includes five PTFE stoppers, gas vent bend, and dual-port gas sparge tube

AC01TPA6M

Gas-Purged Bearing Assembly
helps center rotating shaft within the 24/25 center port on the glass cell

AKPOLISH

Polishing Solutions and Materials Kit
this kit includes three packs of polishing disks (microcloth, nylon, and 600 grit sandpaper) and three bottles of polishing solutions (5.0 µm, 0.3 µm, and 0.05 µm)

This bundle includes an E6R1PK series ChangeDisk RRDE tip with a fixed platinum ring and an interchangeable glassy carbon disk insert. As your research grows, you can expand your rotating electrode collection to include a wide variety of additional RDE, RCE and RRDE tip designs that are compatible with the Pine Research MSR Rotator.

The WaveDriver 40 DC Bipotentiostat/Galvanostat is an affordable benchtop bipotentiostat/galvanostat system capable of performing a wide variety of single and dual working electrode DC electroanalytical techniques. Unlike many other bipotentiostat offerings on the market, the fundamental design of the WaveDriver 40 makes it just as easy for you to use two working electrodes in an electrochemical cell as it is to use just one working electrode.

True Integrated Bipotentiostat. From the software to the cell cable design, everything about the WaveDriver 40 bipotentiostat makes working with dual working electrode configurations as straightforward as possible: no messy inter-channel connections are required, and no additional cell cables or adapters are required. The WaveDriver 40 connects to your laptop or PC via a standard USB cable and is controlled by our powerful AfterMath software. The software user interface is designed with two working electrodes in mind, so entering experimental parameters for dual-electrode techniques is quick-and-easy.

If you also need to perform Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS), please choose one of our WaveDriver 200 bundles instead.

Applications. The WaveDriver 40 finds use in academic and industrial research laboratories around the world and across a wide variety of applications. The instrument offers a large range of accessible current ranges (±100 nA up to ±1 A) and potential ranges (±2.5V up to ±15 V) along with advanced filtering and iR compensation. Back panel connections allow rotation rate control when performing voltammetry using a Rotating Disk Electrode (RDE), Rotating Ring-Disk Electrode (RRDE), or Rotating Cylinder Electrode (RCE). Additional input/output and timing connections permit the WaveDriver to control third-party instrumentation in applications such as UV/Visible Spectroelectrochemistry.

Cost Effective. Take a look around at similar bipotentiostat/galvanostat systems and you will have a difficult time finding one with comparable specifications and capabilities at the same modest price point. Designed with the everyday user in mind, the specifications for the WaveDriver 40 bipotentiostat are broad enough to permit you to perform a wide range of routine electrochemical techniques but also prudently chosen to allow for a simple and affordable design. Popular and common techniques such as cyclic voltammetry, bulk electrolysis, differential pulse voltammetry, square wave and pulse voltammetry, battery charge/discharge sequences, corrosion techniques (such as linear polarization resistance), chronoamperometry, and chronopotentiometry are easily configured and executed using our AfterMath software package.

What makes the WaveDriver 40 bipotentiostat even more powerful?
Combining it with a precision electrode rotator manufactured by Pine Research…

MAXIMUM ROTATION RATE: Each electrode tip model used with the Pine Research MSR Rotator has a maximum rotation rate. Do not the exceed maximum rotation rate when working with rotating electrodes.

The Pine Research MSR Rotator is the most popular rotating electrode configuration worldwide. This flexible electrochemical instrument may be used with Rotating Disk Electrodes (RDE), Rotating Ring-Disk Electrodes (RRDE), and Rotating Cylinder Electrodes (RCE). The MSR Rotator bears both the CE and ETL marks and is compatible with most international power configuration standards.

The rotation rate of the electrode may be adjusted using a control knob on the front panel of the motor control unit, or alternately, the rotation rate can be controlled via an analog control signal provided by a potentiostat or by a third-party waveform generator. The rotation rate may be viewed using the LCD display on the front panel. The rotation rate is adjustable over a range from 50 to 10,000 RPM and is accurate to within 1% of the reading on the display. A rotation rate may also be monitored via an output signal proportional to the rotation rate which is available on the front panel.

The rotation rate may be controlled and modulated by a sine wave, square wave, or other externally generated waveform. The outstanding acceleration characteristics of the motor and its control circuitry allow the rotation rate to follow the control waveform with very little error. This feature is particularly desirable for techniques such as Hydrodynamic Modulation Voltammetry (HMV) .

The rotator motor position is easily raised or lowered with respect to the cell platform, making immersion or removal of the rotating electrode tip quick and easy. The enclosure base is made from chemically resistant polypropylene, and the large enclosure window provides a good view of rotating electrode during operation. (A smaller base is available separately for using the rotator in a glove box or fume hood.)

Electrode connections are made to the rotating shaft using silver-carbon brushes. There are two pairs of contacts – the red pair is for the disk, and the blue pair is for the ring.

Visit our YouTube channel for helpful instructional videos regarding the use and maintenance of this and many other Pine Research products.

All specifications are subject to change without notice.
WaveDriver 40 DC Bipotentiostat

Working Electrode Channels

2

Measured Current Ranges

±1 A, ±100 mA, ±10 mA, ±1 mA, ±100 μA, ±10 μA, ±1 μA, ±100 nA

Autoranging

Yes

Practical Current Range

20 pA to 1.0 A

ADC Input

16 bits

Compliance Voltage

> ±17 V

Measured Potential Ranges

±15.0 V, ±10.0 V, ±2.5 V

CV Sweep Rate (min)

10 μV/s (469 μV per 46.9 s, 313 μV step per 31.3 s or 78 μV per 7.8 s)

CV Sweep Rate (max)

75 V/s

Point Interval

80 μs (minimum)

EIS Capable

No

EIS Frequency Range

N/A

Instrument Dimensions

160 × 324 × 255 mm
(6.3 × 12.75 × 10.0 in)

Instrument Weight

4.6 kg (10.2 lb)

Interface

USB

Wireless Capable

No

Additional Specifications

click here for a complete list of specifications

Modulated Speed Rotator (MSR)

Rate Accuracy

100 to 200 RPM: Accurate to within ±2 counts of display reading
200 to 10,000 RPM: Accurate to within ±1% of display reading

Rate Control (external)

Optional rate control via input signal on control unit front panel
Available control ratios: 1, 2, or 4 RPM/mV, jumper selectable

Rate Output

Allows optional external monitoring of rotation rate (banana jack, control unit front panel)
Output signal ratio: 1 RPM/mV (±1%)

Maximum Continuous Torque

28.3 mN m

Motor Power

15 W

Electrode Connections

Disk electrode: red banana jack on motor unit
Ring electrode: blue banana jack on motor unit

Dimensions

Control unit: 11.4 × 10.1 × 5.75 in (29 × 26 × 15 cm)
Rotator enclosure: 18.8 × 15.5 × 21.0 in (48 × 40 × 54 cm)

Shipping Information

Shipping weight: 60 lb (27 kg)
Shipping dimensions: 24.0 × 24.0 × 24.0 in (61 × 61 × 61 cm)

Rotating Disk (RDE)

E2, E3, E4TQ, E5, E5TQ

Rotating Ring-Disk (RRDE)

E6, E7, E8

Rotating Cylinder (RCE)

ACQC, E9

Additional Specifications

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Single Junction Silver Chloride Reference Electrode

Standard Potential

0.199 V vs. NHE

Filling Solution

4 M KCl with AgCl

Document # Title
WaveDriver 40 DC Bipotentiostat/Galvanostat

DRU10165

WaveDriver 40 User Guide
click here to download (6 MB download)

Pine Research MSR Rotator

DRU10002

Pine Research MSR Rotator User Guide
click here to download (6 MB download)

DRB10087

Pine Research MSR Electrode Rotator Marketing Brochure
click here to download (951 KB download)

Electrode Information

DRP10138

E6R1PK Series ChangeDisk Rotating Ring-Disk Electrode Information
click here to download (309 KB download)

DRP10061

Care and Use of the Platinum Counter Electrode Kit
click here to download (252 KB download)

DRP10025

Silver/Silver-Chloride Reference Electrode User Guide
click here to download (333 KB download)

DRK10135

Electrode Shrouds Overview
click here to download (177 KB download)

DRK10013

Pine Research Electrode Polishing Guide
click here to download (239 KB download)

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Below are selected product references:

WaveDriver 40 DC Bipotentiostat [AFP4]
Modulated Speed Rotator (MSR) [AFMSRCE]
Precision 15 mm RDE/RRDE Shaft [AFE6MB]
Standard Platinum Counter Electrode [AFCTR5]
Single Junction Silver Chloride Reference Electrode [RREF0021]
RDE/RRDE Cell With Water Jacket [AKCELL3]
Electrode Polishing Kit [AKPOLISH]
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