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When Moisture Content Matters
Moisture affects the processibility, shelf life, usability and quality of many products such as pharmaceutical substances, plastics and foods. Information about and determination of moisture content is therefore very important. METTLER TOLEDO is the expert in moisture analysis and offers a wide range of reliable instrumetns suiting the needs of quality control and in-process control.
As a leading manufacturer of high-quality moisture analyzers and tools for instrument performance verification such as SmartCal, with lots of application knowledge, and by having a word-class service organization, we can offer a full moisture solution to ensure optimal moisture determination.
What is a moisture analyzer and how does a moisture analyzer work?
A moisture analyzer is often also called moisture balance or moisture meter. It consists of a weighing unit and a heating unit (infrared technology) and is used to determine the moisture content of a sample with the loss on drying principle. Today many customers use a moisture analyzer because they want to analyze the moisture content using a much faster method. Moisture analyzers are used in many industries such as food, chemical, pharmaceutical and plastics. Moisture content determination in food is of particular importance as the moisture content influences the quality and shelf life of a product.
To find out more about moisture analyzers check out our 'Frequently Asked Questions on Moisture Analysis' page.
When Moisture matters, METTLER TOLEDO Professional Moisture Analyzers deliver outstanding results.
Routine moisture determination made easy. Convenient usage, clever guidance and robust construction for the laboratory and the factory floor.
METTLER TOLEDO quality at an attractive price. Simple operation and reliable performance makes daily routine moisture measurements easy and efficient.
SmartCal™ test substance ensures trusted moisture results by verifying the performance of your moisture analyzer.
Top Performance and Intelligent Control
Moisture Determination at its Best
Record Speed from Start to Finish
Every aspect has been developed with speed in mind
Premium Performance for Best Product Quality
Best precision and repeatability for reliable results
Quality Results, Traceable Reporting
Built-in user management, A4 or letter printouts
Ethernet, USB and RS232 supported
OneClickTM moisture for ease of use
Halogen technology for fast heating
Flat surfaces are completely smooth and sealed
Convenient to Use with Clever Guidance
Intuitive for anyone to operate – day by day
Large color touchscreen
Bright and easy to read display
Programmable methods - start with one click
User guidance, drying curve and set-up wizard
For use in the lab and on the factory floor
Easy to clean
Flat stainless steel surfaces
Looking for a replacement for HB43-S and HB43?
The successor offers the same reliable performance and quality
Accurate and repeatable moisture measurements.
For fast heating and quick results.
Simply tare, add your sample and press start.
Just what you need for your daily tasks.
Unique Test Substance
Verifies overall moisture analyzer performance.
Quick and Easy Performance Test
Simple as a regular measurement - takes 10 minutes
Data storage in the instrument or an Excel® report
cSmartCal satisfies needs of regulated industries.
We support and service your measurement equipment through its entire life-cycle, from installation to preventive maintenance and calibration to equipment repair.
A Practical Guide to Compare Methods
Moisture content is a key quality parameter in most industries, including food, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries. Moisture content determines the quality and the cost of raw materials; it affects product quality (e.g. shelf life) and often influences the financial margin of finished goods. Moisture is also a key parameter for process control in many production processes. For these reasons, monitoring of moisture content is very important. These moisture determinations need to be carried out rapidly and reliably so that any interventions in the production process can be made promptly, to avoid costly interruptions.
Learn more about specific applications in which moisture analysis plays a key role. Background information on the topic is included and we explain how to use your moisture analyzer to best effect to overcome the typical challenges encountered.
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