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.