REFRACTOMETER by Atago

PAL SERIES

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PAL-1
low to Medium

The PAL-1 works perfectly in measuring almost any fruit juice, food, or drink, such as soup, sauce, ketchup, tomato sauce, low-sugar jam, or marmalade. PAL series comes with Data Transmission Function with NFC (Near Field Communication) technology. Data history can be accessed by bringing PAL-NFC to any Android devices or PC-linked USB NFC Reader.

Measurement range:  Brix 0.0 to 53.0 %
Resolution: Brix 0.1%
Measurement accuracy: ±0.2 %
Temperature compensation:  10 to 100゚C
Sample Volume & Measurement Time: 2 to 3 drops, About 3 seconds

PAL-2
High Concentration

Since the measurement range of PAL-2 is Brix 45.0 – 93.0%, it can measure various high concentration samples such as jam, marmalade, jelly, honey and concentrated juice. The International Protection class of PAL-2 is IP65, so it can clean thick samples under running water. If you measure boiling jam or marmalade, we recommend PAL-H

Measurement range:  Brix : 45.0 to 93.0 %
Resolution: Brix : 0.1%
Measurement accuracy: ±0.2 %
Temperature compensation:  10 to 100゚C
Sample Volume & Measurement Time: 2 to 3 drops, About 3 seconds
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PAL-3
Wide Range

Designed with a full Range (Brix 0.0 to 93.0%), the PAL-3 works perfectly for measuring almost any samples.This model has been modified to have a high measurement accuracy at +/-0.1% Brix, the highest accuracy model in PAL series.

Measurement range: Brix : 0.0 to 93.0 %
Resolution: Brix : 0.1%
Measurement accuracy: ±0.1 %
Temperature compensation:  10 to 100゚C
Sample Volume & Measurement Time: 2 to 3 drops, About 3 seconds

PAL-S

Improved Repeatability with Mode S™ Technology.

Mode S™ is the solution to fluctuating measurement values.Ideal for fatty and/or dark samples, such as dairy products.

Measurement Range: Brix : 0.0 to 93.0 %
Resolution: Brix : 0.1%
Measurement Accuracy: ±0.2 %
Temperature Compensation:  10 To 100゚C
Sample Volume & Measurement Time: 2 To 3 Drops, About 3 Seconds
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PAL-22S
Honey Moisture

The “Pocket” Honey Refractometer, PAL-22S can measure the % water content of honey easily and displays readings digitally. Comfortable, easy to use, light & compact. Measurements can be taken anywhere.

Measurement range: Honey moisture : 12.0 to 30.0 %
Resolution: Honey moisture : 0.1%
Measurement accuracy: ±0.2 %
Temperature compensation: 10 to 40゚C
Sample Volume & Measurement Time: 2 to 3 drops, About 3 seconds

PAL-39S
H2O2 – Hydrogen Peroxide

This is ideal to measure Hydrogen peroxide concentration commonly used as a disinfectant.

Measurement Range: Hydrogen peroxide : 0.0 to 50.0%
Resolution: 0.2%
Measurement Accuracy: ±0.6%
Temperature Compensation: 10 to 35゚C
Sample Volume & Measurement Time: 2 To 3 Drops, About 3 Seconds
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PAL-03S
NaCl – Salt – Salinity

PAL-03S is suitable for measurement of salt water(g/100g).This model is also used as the important management tool of the spraying the snow-melting agent on the road. 

Measurement range: Sodium chloride : 0.0 to 28.0%
Resolution: Sodium chloride : 0.1%
Measurement accuracy: ±0.2 %
Temperature compensation: 10 to 40゚C
Sample Volume & Measurement Time: 2 to 3 drops, About 3 seconds

PAL-Alpha

Released on ATAGO’s 65th Anniversary, the PAL-α is a special model with a wide brix range (0-85%) offered at a very reasonable price. PAL-α is useful for measuring most kinds of samples as well as samples that are in the cooking process. Designed with a water resistant feature, the PAL-α can be washed under running water. PAL-α is equipped with the same great features as the other PAL units.

Measurement Range: 0.0 to 85.0 %
Resolution: Brix : 0.1%

Measurement Accuracy: ±0.2 %

Temperature Compensation: 10 to 100 ゚C
Sample Volume & Measurement Time: 2 To 3 Drops, About 3 Seconds
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PAL-RI

The long-awaited “Pocket” digital and compact sized PAL-RI was released.When the start key is pressed after placing some droplets of sample on the prism, the Refractive Index (resolution 0.0001) and temperature °C of the measurement will be displayed continuously.

Measurement range: Refractive Index:1.3306 to 1.5284
Resolution: Refractive Index : 0.0001
Measurement accuracy: Refractive Index:±0.0003
Temperature compensation: 10 to 40゚C
Sample Volume & Measurement Time: 2 to 3 drops, About 3 seconds
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Scrubber 2501

Improve safety and the working environment by connecting a fully-automated scrubber to your digestion. The scrubber is used in the digestion step and neutralises all corrosive fumes. The scrubber can replace the water aspirator for efficient fume removal and uses less water than the water aspirator as it is not connected directly to a water supply tap. When the Scrubber 2501 is connected to the Tecator Line Digestor Lift or Rack system the program will fully control the function including switching from high to low aspiration settings.

 

 

SR 210 Scrubber

The SR 210 Scrubber is a manually controlled version of Scrubber 2501.

The operator has to manually start and stop the SR 210 and switch from high to low aspiration settings. All other procedures are performed automatically

 

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EM 2508 and EM 2520 Exhaust Manifolds

Exhaust manifolds designed for each digestion unit facilitate fume removal and containment and are strongly recommended for use with all digestion procedures. The exhaust must be connected to either a water aspirator or a scrubber. We strongly recommend the use of both exhaust systems and fume cupboards for these operations. This is simply Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and avoids conflict with local Health & Safety (H&S) requirements.

 

RH 2508 and RH 2520 Reflux Heads

When a digestion unit is used for reflux chemistries, such as chemical oxygen demand (COD), a reflux head connected to a suitable cold water supply should be used instead of the exhaust manifold. FOSS Reflux Heads are conveniently mounted in handling racks which match the tube rack in the digestor. The ball jointed condensers are designed for use with ball jointed digestion tubes. The reflux heads are compatible with TecatorTM  Line Digestors with Lift, Tecator Line Digestors with Rack and Labtec  Line Digestors

 

COMBUSTION

Dumatec 8000

The fully automated Dumatec 8000 is based on the combustion principle for nitrogen determination and improves laboratory efficiency and productivity, making it the perfect choice for busy laboratories. Provides reliable and rapid results in just 3-5 minutes with instantaneous analysis of all resulting gases. The Dumatec is very reliable ensuring a high level of accuracy across a full range of calibrations. A rapid start up time of 30 minutes as well as high unattended operator time with the 117 position auto sampler, ensures high  uptime.

Dumatec is connected to FossManager networking software allowing you to remotely access the instrument fleet and manage results from anywhere, anytime. With this new service, the laboratory can ensure standard operating procedures across laboratory sites, traceability and improved quality control.

Sample type

Raw materials and finished products, both in solid and liquid form, in food, feed and agriculture.

Parameters

Nitrogen, protein.

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SOLVENT EXTRACTION & ACID HYDROLYSIS

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Soxtec 8000

The Soxtec 8000 extraction unit is a fully automated system with 6 positions. Two units can be combined to make a 12 place system for up to 84 samples per day making it perfect for the busy laboratory. The unique solvent addition feature and closed solvent handling reduces the operator’s exposure to the solvents ensuring a safe and efficient work environment. For total fat analysis, the Hydrocap filter is transferred from the hydrolysis unit to the extraction unit using batch handling tools to ensure fast and safe handling of samples and cups, while preventing any contamination.

Sample type

All samples that are extractable in solvent: raw materials, intermediates and finished products in food, feed, soil, sludge, polymers, paper pulp, textiles and more.

 

Parameters

Crude, free fat and other extractables. Total fat (when used with Hydrotec  8000).

ST 255 Soxtec

The semi-automated, 6 position ST 255 Soxtec allows for a throughput of up to 36 samples per day. The solution includes closed solvent handling and batch handling tools that ensure fast and safe handling of samples and   cups.

Sample type

All samples that are extractable in solvent: raw materials, intermediates and finished products in food, feed, soil, sludge, polymers, paper pulp, textiles and more.

Parameters

Crude, free fat and other extractables. Total fat (when used with Hydrotec 8000).

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ST 243 Soxtec

The manual, 6 position ST 243 Soxtec is a reliable solvent extraction system allowing a throughput of up to 36 samples per day with some degree of attended operator time. This system uses smaller 26 mm thimbles, which reduces solvent usage. The solution is mostly relevant for laboratoties with low sample volume.

Sample type

All samples that are extractable in solvent: raw materials, intermediates and finished products in food, feed, soil, sludge, polymers, paper pulp, textiles and more.

Parameters

Crude, free fat and other extractables. Cannot be used with Hydrotec 8000.

Hydrotec 8000

The Hydrotec 8000, with up to 12 positions, is ideal for the busy laboratory requiring a high throughput of samples. It is an innovative, fully automated system that performs automated acid hydrolysis and neutralisation without sample transfer. It has a small footprint and unique batch-handling features that enable limited exposure to hydrochloric acid. The Hydrotec is designed to be used with the Soxtec 8000 or ST 255 Soxtec for final extraction.

Sample type

Intermediates and finished products in food, animal feed and  pet food.

Parameters

Total fat.

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CRUDE, DETERGENT & DIETARY FIBER ANALYSIS

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Fibertec 8000

Fibertec 8000 is a fully automated filtration system following the official reference methods, perfect for the laboratory with high sample volume. The solution uses internally preheated reagents added to a closed system to minimize contact with hot reagents. It determines fiber content according to Weende, van Soest and other recognized methods. Single or sequential extractions including boiling, rinsing and filtration are performed under reproducible and controlled conditions.

Sample type

Feed and raw materials and finished products in feed and agriculture.

Parameters

Crude fiber (CF), neutral detergent fiber (NDF), amylase treated neutral detergent fiber (aNDF), acid detergent fiber (ADF), and acid detergent lignin (ADL).

Fibertec 122

The FT 122 Fibertec is a manual and reliable solution with a high degree of attended operator time. It is a hot extraction unit for simple determination of Crude Fiber and Detergent Fiber and related parameters according to standard reference ‘crucible’ methods such as Weende, van Soest etc., for use in the laboratory.

Sample type

Raw materials and finished products in feed and agriculture.

Parameters

Crude Fiber (CF), Neutral Detergent Fiber (NDF), Amylase Treated Neutral Detergent Fiber (ANDF), Acid Detergent Fiber (ADF), And Acid Detergent Lignin (ADL).

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Fibertec 121

FT 121 Fibertec is a cold extraction unit used in combination with Fibertec 8000 or FT 122 Fibertec. It is used for defatting of samples, extraction at ambient temperature e.g. lignin determination (ADL), and for solvent dehydration of fiber residue.

Fibertec 1023

The Fibertec 1023 E is a semi-automated filtration system for dietary fiber determination and is perfect for laboratories wanting to follow official reference methods. The system includes a water bath with 12 positions for incubation and a 6 position filtration unit for quantitative determination of dietary fiber in a variety of sample types. The filtration module filters and collects six sample solutions and includes a system for rapid dehydration.

Sample type

Food and raw materials.

Parameters

Total, soluble and insoluble dietary fiber.

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INDIRECT METHODS

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NIRS DS 2500

The NIR DS2500 provides rapid NIR analysis with exceptional accuracy for a wide range of samples. As the NIRS DS2500 is highly versatile, it is perfect for rapid screening of product content. Enables you to offer screening services to customers, optimize laboratory processes and improve internal quality control. Connected to FossManager.

Sample type

Feed, forage, flour, grains, dairy powder, ice cream mix and many more homogenous food and agriculture products.

Parameters

Protein, fat, ash, moisture, starch and crude fiber. Possible to develop advanced models for parameters such as amino acids, NDF, ADF, wet gluten, water absorption, lactose and acidity.

FoodScan 2

FoodScan 2 is a perfect indirect method solution for screening of dairy and meat samples. It is a highly reliable and accurate solution for checking final product quality, and provides all label parameters in just seconds, including water activity for meat samples. Use FoodScan 2 as a new screening service for customers or in the microbiology lab for measuring water activity in meat samples. Connected to FossManager. AOAC and AQIS approved for meat samples.

Sample type

Meat and dairy products.

Parameters

Fat, moisture, protein, salt, ash, collagen, solids-non-fat (calculated) and total solids, pH in fermented products, saturated fat and fatty acids, carbohydrates, energy, sodium, water activity and color measurement.

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Infratec

Solid, straightforward and reliable, Infratec draws on the latest advances in NIR technology, connectivity and usability. It makes the job of quality control easier and less time-consuming as a reliable nutrition label screening for any grain analysis. Enables you to offer screening services to customers and manage an Infratec Master Unit in the lab. Connected to FossManager.

Sample type

Grains, flour, oilseeds, beans and pulses.

Parameters

Moisture, protein, oil, test weight and many more.

MilkoScan Mars

MilkoScan Mars is an easy to run and cost effective milk analyzer. In just one minute, powerful FTIR analytical technology enables analysis of up to 6 parameters from a single sample as well as detection of deliberate or accidental adulteration of the milk supply. Connected to FossManager. AOAC and IDF compliant.

Sample type

Raw & processed milk, cream and whey.

Parameters

Fat, protein, lactose, total solids, solids non-fat and freezing point (milk only). Targeted and untargeted adulteration screening.

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BacSomatic

BacSomatic is the first-ever integrated bacteria and somatic cell tester. It offers full automation for minimal reagent handling and consistent test results. BacSomatic is easy to use and a fast alternative to manual assay, providing instant, simultaneous results for bacteria count and somatic cell count within 9.5 minutes and 15 samples/hour (1.5 minutes and 40 samples/hour for somatic cell count alone). FDA/NCIMS and EURL/Microval approved. Connected to FossManager.

Sample type

Raw cow milk and buffalo milk.

Parameters

Bacteria count and somatic cell count.

SAMPLE MILLS

CM 290 Cemotec

The CM 290 Cemotec laboratory mill is ideal for preparation of samples with low fat and low moisture content, e.g. grain or seed samples. The Cemotec is designed to grind samples without losing any moisture content and is excellent for sample preparation where the requirements for fineness and uniformity of particle size are moderate.

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CT 293 Cyclotec

The CT 293 Cyclotec laboratory mill is ideal for rapid and flexible preparation of a wide variety of feeds, grains, leaves and other low fat and low moisture samples. Cyclotec has a high grinding speed and is excellent for sample preparation where the requirements for fineness and uniformity of particle size is essential. A modern design ensures easy operation and maintenance.

KM 295 Knifetec

The KN 295 Knifetec laboratory mill is ideal for preparation of high fat, high moisture and fibrous samples. The grinding chamber is water cooled to protect heat sensitive high fat samples, while the robust design makes is easy to maintain and clean between samples. The built-in timer ensures consistent results.

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Hammertec

The Hammertec is ideal for dried, flowable, whole cereal grain samples, e.g. common wheat, common rye, durum and barley and is specially designed for falling number analysis (Alphatec FNo), NIR, nitrogen combustion methods, and other reference analyses.