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FOSS - Protein Analyzer - Kjeltec™ 8200

This highly versatile Kjeldahl distillation unit uses the global reference method for automated protein analysis with the highest safety standards for use in any laboratory.

Value

Future proof Kjeldahl. Take advantage of an versatile automated distillation system with the option to upgrade to a fully automated distillation and titration system according to your laboratory demands.

Sample type

Food, feed, feed ingredients, forage, pet food, grain, cereal, oil seeds, meat, meat products, milk, dairy products, beer and beer ingredients.

Parameters

Nitrogen, protein, Non Protein Nitrogen (NPN) and volatiles (SO2, TVBN and more).

Technical specification

Performance data at 230 V
Analysis time 3.5 minutes at 30 mg N (6.5 minutes at 200 mg N)
Distillation capacity ~ 40 ml/min
Measuring range 0.1 – 200 mg N
Reproducibility 1% RSD (including the digestion step)
Recovery > 99.5% at nitrogen levels between 1 – 200 mg N
Installation requirements
Power supply 200 – 240 V 50 – 60 Hz
Tolerable voltage variation ± 10 %
Power consumption 2 200 W
Water consumption (during distillation only) 3 l/min at water temp of 25°C
*1 l/min at water temp of 15°C
*Circulating Cooler recommended at >25°C
Weight net 35 kg
Dimensions: (W×D×H) 480 × 580 × 690 mm

Key features

Safety features

A fast tube draining system removes the need for handling hot reagents after distillation. Interlocked safety door which must be closed with a tube in place before the unit will operate. Cooling water flow is controlled automatically and a temperature sensor stops the unit if the distillate is too hot. Sensors monitor tube in place, safety doors, reagent levels, water level and over-pressure in the steam generator providing safe use. 

SAfE

The patented SAfE* technology improves safety by a mixing procedure, reducing the exothermic reaction between alkali and acid during distillation and removing the need for manual pre-dilution.

*Steam Addition for Equilibration

Kjeltec™ 8200 Auto Distillation Unit

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Foss Analytical

FOSS creates end-to-end solutions that secure and improve food quality. From raw material to finished product. Our analysis instruments refine measurements into information management that enables businesses to run intelligent data-driven productions with less waste and bigger yields. Controlling cost and quality across all sectors and value chains, we help food and agricultural producers limit the number of human errors, scale their business faster and reduce manual labor as well as labor costs. We call it analytics beyond measure.

We cover these food and agricultural industries: Dairy, Feed and Forage, Grain, Flour Milling & Oilseed Processing, Laboratories, Meat, Raw Milk Testing and Wine.

Over the last 60 years, we have made it our business to define the standard of analytical solutions for the food and agricultural industry. We pioneered advanced analysis for the challenging production environments in the 1960’s, and we were the first to integrate chemical composition analysis in process lines. Now our resolve and ambition have also made us the international benchmark in the field of chemometrics and real time analytics.

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