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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 cornerstone for any grain handling operation.

Since the Infratec™ was introduced in 1987 it quickly became the benchmark for grain analysis trusted to facilitate billions of dollars worth of fair grain trade every year.



Makes your job easier with enhanced usability. Built on advanced NIR technology for the most trustworthy results. Improves uptime with digital connectivity and support package.

Sample type

Barley, wheat, corn and other cereals, oilseeds, beans and pulses.


Moisture, protein, oil, test weight, starch, wet gluten, fiber, ash and many more.

Technical Specifications

Infratec™ 1241 Infratec™ Sofia
Dimensions (W x D x H) 500 × 570 × 400 mm 255 x 390 x 295 mm
Weight 30 kg 9 kg
Voltage supply 220-240V 50-60Hz or 110-120V 100-240 V AC *, frequency 50-60 Hz, Class 1, protective earth
Wavelength range 570 - 1100 nm 850 - 1050 nm
Measurement mode Transmittance Transmittance
Analysis time 50 seconds for 10 sub-samples Approximately 3 minutes for 10 sub-samples

*Mains supply voltage fluctuations not exceeding ±10% of the rated voltage.

Available models

Foss Infratec™ 1241 Grain Analyser
Rated current
1.0A (110-120V) / 0.5A (220-240V)
Scanning monochromator
Optical bandwidth
7 nm
Number of data points/scan
Light source
Tungsten halogen lamp
Storage Media
Flash disk, USB memory stick
640 × 480 TFT LCD
Path length
Variable cell automatically controlled from 6 - 33 mm
Result report
Presented on the display as default. Can be sent to PC/LIMS and the printer port
Outlier function
Warnings and options for the presentation of the result

The 3rd generation Infratec™ 1241 is the world’s most widely used grain analyzer. Based on 60 years of experience, Infratec™ is recognized by the global grain industry as the trusted method for grain analysis.



The global standard in grain analysis with a calibration database covering more than 20 years of harvest. Reliable even in a harsh environment.

Sample type

Barley, wheat, corn and other cereals, oilseeds, beans and pulses.


Moisture, protein, oil, test weight, starch, wet gluten, fiber, ash and many more.

Foss Infratec™ Sofia
Degree of protection
IP 65
Ambient temperature
0 - 45°C
Storage temperature
-20 to 70°C
Ambient humidity
< 93% RH, cyclic up to 100% RH
Mechanical environment
Stationary when in use, in vehicles
EMC environment
Light industry, industry and agricultural machines

Infratec™ Sofia brings the value of precision grain testing to grain receival sites of all sizes. Mobile, easy to use and aligned with the renowned Infratec™ 1241 analyzer.



Accurate on-the-spot analysis. Mobile, robust and easy to use. Using Infratec™ database covering more than 20 years of harvest.

Sample type

Wheat, barley, rapeseed/canola, corn, soy beans and more.


Moisture, protein, oil and more.

Key Features

ANN - a global industry needs global calibrations

The huge Infratec™ database comprises over 50.000 cross checked samples, PLS and robust ANN-based calibrations building on a wide sample range from many years of harvests. This gives a level of accuracy and stability that enables Infratec™ to test even the most unusual samples anywhere in the world. 



FossConnect™ is a centralised networking management solution for Infratec™ that helps you reduce your production costs and secure the quality of your products. With FossConnect™, you can manage, configure and monitor your instruments remotely from any internet-enabled computer and safeguard your data for whenever you need it.


Established standard worldwide

Infratec™ is officially approved and established worldwide as the standard for determining protein, moisture, oil and starch. Its accurate and reliable results help you to deliver consistent quality.

With Infratec’s patented stabilising technique, you get correct results whatever the weather. For instance, protein is predictable to within 0,1% and it can be measured in temperatures ranging from -4°C  to +40 °C.

Infratec™ - The New Straightforward Digital Grain Analyser

Know-How to Optimise Your Grain Business

Infratec™ 1241 Grain Analyzer

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  • Agriculture
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.