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ParaFuel Crude Oil and Fuels Analyzers

Fuel & Oil Analyzers

Key Parts of your Laboratory, Online and Process Control Program

The Parafuel Class of analyzers provides key measurements of key chemical and physical properties in Crude Oil, Fuels, Biofuels and more. The Parafuel is designed for operation in harsh, rugged environments and for continuous operation in industrial applications.

With features such as multipoint measurement, online integration, remote operation and DCS communication, a Parafuel system provide a complete analysis solution for your entire process. By using the analytical data in the plant’s control scheme, more intelligent and efficient processes are possibe and the payback period is rapid. Click below on the Parafuel system that meets your needs.

Typical Applications Include:
  • Asphaltene Analyzer – Determination the Asphaltene precipitation point of crude oil stock and blends. Quick, accurate and easy to use tool that is fully automated, allowing for single button operation, data-logging and clear result reporting.
  • Biodiesel Analyzer – Get ASTM D6751 and EN 14214 properties in seconds. Monitor transesterification reactions. Online analysis and laboratory analyzers available. Calibration support options available to give you confidence for the life of your analysis.
  • Ethanol Fuel Analyzer – In-situ/Online analysis of the fermentation process as well as easy to use finished product analysis and reporting. Improve efficiencies with real time in process analysis.
  • Crude Oil Analyzer – with a wide range of online hardware we have a solution for your Process Analytical Technology NIR applications. Optimize crude distillation units and crude blending, validate incoming crudes, rapid SARA characterization, C/H ratio, distillation temperatures, cloud, pour, flash points and more.
  • Fuel and Petrochemical Analyzer – Measure Octane Number, distillation points, RVP, viscosity, density, fuel blending and more.
  • Online Process Analysis includes the hardware, probes, sample conditioning systems, and software required for the complete integration of an automated process control tool.

Over the years we have successfully measured countless products in many different industries. If the application you’re interested in is not shown in the following pages, please Contact us with details of your particular needs. There are many different possible uses of Parafuel systems, just a few are shown below.

  • Controlling octane giveaway in gasoline blending
  • Optimization of Crude Distillation Units
  • Physical property analysis of crudes and fuels
  • Boiling Points (IBP, 10%, 50%, 90%, other cuts, EBP)
  • Controlling Oil and Fuel properties in blending applications
  • ASTM measurements of Gasoline, Diesel, Biodiesel and Ethanol fuels
  • Blending analysis of Biodiesel/Diesel (B5 or B20) and Ethanol/Gasoline (E85)
  • Improve Ethanol Fermentation
  • Petroleum fraction analysis
  • High temperature and pressure analysis
  • Incoming crude validation

Need help finding a system that is the right fit? Contact us to discuss you specifics. We would be glad to help find the solution that fits your needs.

ParaFuel Crude Oil Analyzer

ParaFuel - NIR Crude Oil and Fuels Analysis System

Online, Real Time Analysis of Crude Distillation Units, Blending and More

ParaFuel Crude Oil and Fuel analyzers are multi-channel process analyzers that allow for in-process, real time determination of chemical and physical properties. The ParaFuel provides a complete measurement solution for the Crude Oil and Petroleum Refining process. They are designed for use in both laboratory and On-Line/In-process analysis of crude oil properties. Measure a wide range of crude feed and fractional distillation product parameters.

Our NIR Crude Oil analysis system is built to provide the best price/performance value in the NIR field. The ParaFuel also performs many other fuel analysis of downstream products. It’s small, fast and inexpensive — and can be used for developing calibration libraries for a wide range of Fuel and Crude Oil properties. The ParaFuel also includes a patented system to assure seamless transfers from the laboratory to the process!

The process analytics and control that the ParaFuel Crude Analyzer provides CDU’s, blending and related operations allows for increases in efficiency that will save your plant significant time and money. Integrate the 8 or 20 channel multiplexer with your analyzer and your one ParaFuel spectrometer can monitor many measurement points. Fiber optic cables connect the analyzer to the various feed and product analysis points, providing easy integration and extensive expansion capabilities.

Features

  • Real Time In-process analysis of Crude Oil feed and product parameters
  • High quality, low noise fibers, probes and measurement cells
  • Multiplexer for many analysis points (up to 20)
  • Automated software communicates directly with your DCS
  • Sample Conditioning Systems (SCS) available
  • Full array of support hardware
  • Standard remote diagnosis and service
  • Calibrations and support packages for easy commissioning
  • Low acquisition cost and low usage cost

System Components:

  • Rapid-scanning analyzer with built-in dynamic wavelength referencing system and intersystem calibration-match hardware.
  • Probes and flow cells with a wide range of mounting options (Automatic retracting, manual retracting, self cleaning, sample cells and more)
  • Multiplexer for up to 20 analysis points
  • Two-meter (nominal) jacketed fiber optic cable, five meter option
  • Analyzer enclosure (Purged NEMA 4X standard, other options available)
  • Computer Interface Software (and DCS interface software for online systems)
  • Sample conditioning if needed
  • Installation and on-site training
  • One Year Warranty
  • Complete Documentation

Parafuel - NIR Asphaltene Analyzer

Identify Asphaltene Precipitation Quickly and Easily

ParaFuel Asphaltene Analyzers are near-infrared (NIR) optical analyzers designed for determination of the asphaltene deposition point quickly, easily and accurately. The ParaFuel provides an automated sampling process with single button operation. Other key Crude Oil properties can be measured as well. Near-infared asphaltene analysis has inherent advantages of being fast & non-destructive and is a proven analysis technique. The savings in equipment cleaning and shutdown time can be tremendous.

Our NIR products provide a significant return on investment by helping to prevent asphaltene associated downtime, increasing operating efficiency, and optimizing crude usage and blending. Furthermore, LT-NIR solutions are applied throughout the oil and fuels pipeline and value chain. Contact us today to learn more.

Benefits:

  • Achieve optimal crude blending ratios and minimize the usage of high-value crudes
  • Simplify and reduce asphaltene precipitation testing
  • Reduce equipment cleaning associated with asphaltene deposition and keep production running
  • Measure the asphaltene agglomeration and precipitaion point quickly and accurately without without the need for calibration
  • Get real-time, automated results on an easy to use interface
  • Full array of support hardware
  • Improve process control and automation by integrating the Parafuel Analyzer into your existing control system
  • Standard remote diagnosis feature
  • Low acquisition cost and low usage cost

System Components:

  • Rapid-scanning spectrometer with built-in dynamic wavelength referencing system and intersystem calibration-match hardware.
  • Bubble-Shedding probe with special chemically resistant optics
  • Multiplexer for many insitu analysis points
  • Two-meter (nominal) jacketed fiber optic cable, five meter option
  • Computer Interface Software (and DCS interface software for online systems)
  • Installation and on-site training
  • One Year Warranty
  • Complete Documentation

Parafuel - NIR Biodiesel Analysis System

Rapid, Real Time Biodiesel Analysis

Parafuel analyzers for BioDiesel and Biofuels provide a wide range of ASTM D 6751 and EN 14214 European BioDiesel standard measurements. They can be used for both laboratory and online measurement of many parameters. Parafuel Analyzers provide valuable, time-saving analysis on both the R&D scale as well as large volume production scale and process control.

The ParaFuel Biodiesel analysis system is built to provide the best price/performance value in the NIR field. The ParaFuel also meets the critical business tests of the Fuels industry. It’s small, fast and inexpensive — and can be used for developing calibration libraries for an on-line process analyzer. The models are often built on a Parafuel lab analyzer and then transferred to the Parauel Online Analyzer. The Online Analyzer also includes a patented system to assure seamless transfers!

The ParaFuel Biodiesel analysis system is built to provide the best price/performance value in the NIR field. The ParaFuel also meets the critical business tests of the Fuels industry. It’s small, fast and inexpensive — and can be used for developing calibration libraries for an on-line process analyzer. The models are often built on a Parafuel lab analyzer and then transferred to the Parauel Online Analyzer. The Online Analyzer also includes a patented system to assure seamless transfers!

Features:

  • Long, protected fiber optics
  • Low noise fiber and probe
  • Multiplexer for many insitu analysis points
  • Remote operation, on-the-spot answers
  • Operator-friendly software
  • Full array of support hardware
  • Supports bar code input and output
  • Standard remote diagnosis feature
  • Low acquisition cost and low usage cost

System Components:

  • Rapid-scanning NIR monochromator with built-in dynamic wavelength referencing system and intersystem calibration-match hardware.
  • Bubble-Shedding probe with special chemically resistant optics
  • Multiplexer for many in situ analysis points
  • Two-meter (nominal) jacketed fiber optic cable, five meter option
  • Computer Interface Software (and DCS interface software for online systems)
  • Installation and on-site training
  • One Year Warranty
  • Complete Documentation

ParaFuel Ethanol Analyzer

Parafuel - NIR Ethanol Analysis System

Parafuel Ethanol and Bio-Ethanol analyzers provide a wide range of ASTM D 4806 standard measurements. They can be used for both laboratory and online or inprocess measurement of many ethanol parameters. Parafuel Analyzers provide valuable, time-saving analysis on both the R&D scale as well as large volume production scale and process control. In the analysis of wet mill or dry mill grains, ethanol production, or final product the ParaFuel Ethanol Analyzer provides fast, accurate, and easy measurement results.

Our NIR laboratory and online ethanol analyzers are built to provide the best price/performance value in the NIR field. The ParaFuel also meets the critical business tests of the Fuels industry. It’s small, fast and cost-effective — and can be used as a laboratory or process analyzer. Calibrations are often built on a Parafuel lab analyzer and then transferred to a Parauel Online Analyzer. Integrate the 8 or 20 channel multiplexer with your analyzer and your one ParaFuel system can monitor many process points. The analyzers optical resolution is high, noise levels are low resulting in the high accuracy and low levels of detection.

Features:

  • Long, protected fiber optics
  • Low noise fiber and probe
  • Multiplexer for many insitu analysis points
  • Remote operation, on-the-spot answers
  • Operator-friendly software
  • Full array of support hardware
  • Supports bar code input and output
  • Standard remote diagnosis feature
  • Low acquisition cost and low usage cost

System Components:

  • Rapid-scanning NIR monochromator with built-in dynamic wavelength referencing system and intersystem calibration-match hardware.
  • Bubble-Shedding probe with special chemically resistant optics
  • Multiplexer for many in situ analysis points
  • Two-meter (nominal) jacketed fiber optic cable, five meter option
  • Computer Interface Software (and DCS interface software for online systems)
  • Installation and on-site training
  • One Year Warranty
  • Complete Documentation

Algae Analyzer

NIR Algae Analyzer

A Full Range of Measurements from Lipid Production to Finished Oil Properties

Whether you are producing biofuels, feed, nutraceuticals, or bio-plastics, the IsoChem Algae Analyzer will provide quick, easy, and accurate analysis of your critical properties. The IsoChem comes in laboratory and online configurations.

It is suitable for analysis of Algae production in R&D, Scale Up, and Large Scale applications. Contact us for more details on what the IsoChem Algae measurement system can do for you.

  • R&D Scale Use online algae process monitoring to get real-time results for better process understanding and faster development times. Track algae growth rates and lipid production profiles. Monitor nutrient consumption and Chlorophyll concentration in real time to optimize algae process conditions.
  • Scale Up – Automated online process monitoring provides details on process changes as they occur. Monitor variations between small scale and large scale behavior as it happens.
  • Production Scale – Online multi-channel systems allow for measurement of incoming materials, feed and growth rates, finished oil properties, and finished biomass properties, all with one analyzer, in real time.
  • Laboratory or Online analysis provides quick and easy measurements of raw materials, finished product, and everything in between. Thirty second analysis saves time, and the analyzer can be used by any level of operator. Automated online analysis sends algae process parameters directly back to the process controller for a real-time closed loop system. Contact Us for more information.

ParaFuel Fuels Analyzer

ParaFuel - NIR Fuels and Petrochemical Analysis System

Online, Real Time Analysis of Octane Levels, Blending, Distillation Temperatures, Gasoline and Diesel Properties

ParaFuel Fuel and Petrochemical analyzers are multi-channel process and laboratory analyzers that allow for in-process, real time analysis of chemical and physical properties. The ParaFuel provides rapid, accurate measurements of a variety of fuels from blended gasolines, to diesel, to distilled fractions. They are designed for use in both laboratory and online analytics.

Our NIR analysis system is built to provide the best price/performance value in the NIR field. The ParaFuel also performs analysis of other downstream products and chemicals. It’s small, fast and inexpensive — and can be used for developing calibration libraries for a wide range of Fuel and Crude Oil properties. The ParaFuel also includes a patented system to assure seamless transfers from the laboratory to the process.

The process analytics and control that the ParaFuel Analyzer provides refining, blending and related operations allows for increases in efficiency that will save your plant significant time and money. Integrate the 8 or 20 channel multiplexer with your analyzer and your one ParaFuel can monitor many measurement points. Fiber optic cables connect the analyzer to the various feed and product analysis points, providing easy integration and extensive expansion capabilities.

Laboratory Parafuel systems are also available for rapid testing of ASTM properties, octane levels and more. Parafuels have been used by top gasoline producers, state laboratories and regulatory agencies to verify fuel parameters rapidly and with high accuracy. No matter where in the gasoline value chain you are, the Parafuel analyzer provides accurate measurements in an easy-to-use interface.

Features:

  • Real Time In-process analysis of Fuels and Petrochemicals
  • High quality, low noise fibers, probes and measurement cells
  • Multiplexer for many analysis points (up to 20)
  • Automated software communicates directly with your DCS
  • Sample Conditioning Systems (SCS) available
  • Full array of support hardware
  • Standard remote diagnosis and service
  • Calibrations and support packages for easy commissioning
  • Low acquisition cost and low usage cost

System Components:

  • Rapid-scanning NIR monochromator with built-in dynamic wavelength referencing system and intersystem calibration-match hardware.
  • Probes and flow cells with a wide range of mounting options (Automatic retracting, manual retracting, self cleaning, sample cells and more)
  • Multiplexer for up to 20 analysis points
  • Two-meter (nominal) jacketed fiber optic cable, five meter option
  • Analyzer enclosure (Purged NEMA 4X standard, other options available)
  • Computer Interface Software (and DCS interface software for online systems)
  • Sample conditioning if needed
  • Installation and on-site training
  • One Year Warranty
  • Complete Documentation

IsoPharm Pharmaceutical and
Biopharmaceutical Analyzers

Rapid, In-situ Chemical Analysis

IsoPharm Analyzers are small, rugged analyzers designed for use in chemical production plants and R&D laboratories. They can be used for both laboratory and online measurement in a variety of high value applications. Product quality is crucial in all industries, but this is especially true for the pharmaceutical industry. Our Near Infrared (NIR) analyzer provides measurement results in seconds, in the lab, on-line, and in-process.

The IsoPharm spectrometer can help meet your measurement needs:
NIR technology has numerous potential uses. In the pulp and paper industry some of the most sought include:
  • Measure Microbial Fermentation properties for increased process control in small scale or manufacturing scale fermentor vessels. Probes are CIP and Autoclavable and the multiplexer allows for monitoring up to 20 vessels with one analyzer.
  • Insitu analysis of Mammalian Cell Culture reactions allows for the realtime monitoring of important parameters to insure your process stays in control during long reaction runs.
  • Raw Material Identification is made simple with easy to use software. The analyzer is robust and suitable for moving around the warehouse. Full spectrum capabilities provide for material inspection capabilities to suit any need.
  • With a wide range of online hardware there is always a solution for your Process Analytical Technology (PAT) NIR applications.
  • DQ-IQ-OQ-PQ validation packages available.

IsoPharm Fermentation Analyzer

In-Situ Fermentation Measurements

IsoPharm Fermentation analyzers are high performance analyzers designed for use in Microbial Fermentation production and R&D laboratories. They can be used for both laboratory and InSitu Fermentation measurement of many parameters. Useful on both R&D scale as well as large volume production scale analysis and process control. Get protein, glucose, acetate, and many other key Fermentation process parameters in real-time. The fermentation analyzer provides measurement results in seconds, in the lab, on-line, and automated.

The IsoPharm NIR Fermentation analysis system is built to provide the best price/performance value in the NIR field. The IsoPharm also conforms to the critical GMP/Validation requirements. It’s small, fast and inexpensive — and can be used for developing calibration libraries a wide range of Fermentation properties. The IsoPharm also includes a patented system to assure seamless transfers from R&D to large scale production.

Features:

  • Long, protected fiber optics
  • Low noise fiber and probe
  • Multiplexer for many insitu analysis points
  • Remote operation, on-the-spot answers
  • Absolutely easy-to-use software
  • Full array of support hardware
  • Supports bar code input and output
  • Standard remote diagnosis feature
  • Low acquisition cost and low usage cost

System Components:

  • Rapid-scanning NIR monochromator with built-in dynamic wavelength referencing system and intersystem calibration-match hardware.
  • Bubble-Shedding probe with special chemically resistant optics
  • Multiplexer for many insitu analysis points
  • Two-meter (nominal) jacketed fiber optic cable standard, longer lengths available up to 100+ meters
  • Computer Interface Software (and DCS interface software for online systems)
  • Installation and on-site training
  • One Year Warranty
  • Complete Documentation

IsoPharm Cell Culture Analyzer

IsoPharm - NIR InSitu Cell Culture Analysis System

In-Situ Cell Culture Measurements

IsoPharm Fermentation analyzers are high performance analyzers designed for use in Microbial Fermentation production and R&D laboratories. They can be used for both laboratory and InSitu Fermentation measurement of many parameters. Useful on both R&D scale as well as large volume production scale analysis and process control. Get protein, glucose, acetate, and many other key Fermentation process parameters in real-time. The fermentation analyzer provides measurement results in seconds, in the lab, on-line, and automated.

The IsoPharm NIR Fermentation analysis system is built to provide the best price/performance value in the NIR field. The IsoPharm also conforms to the critical GMP/Validation requirements. It’s small, fast and inexpensive — and can be used for developing calibration libraries a wide range of Fermentation properties. The IsoPharm also includes a patented system to assure seamless transfers from R&D to large scale production.

Features:

  • Long, protected fiber optics
  • Low noise fiber and probe
  • Multiplexer for many insitu analysis points
  • Remote operation, on-the-spot answers
  • Absolutely easy-to-use software
  • Full array of support hardware
  • Supports bar code input and output
  • Standard remote diagnosis feature
  • Low acquisition cost and low usage cost

System Components:

  • Rapid-scanning NIR monochromator with built-in dynamic wavelength referencing system and intersystem calibration-match hardware.
  • Bubble-Shedding probe with special chemically resistant optics
  • Multiplexer for many insitu analysis points
  • Two-meter jacketed fiber optic cable (standard), longer lengths available (up to 100+ meters)
  • Computer Interface Software (and DCS interface software for online systems). 21 CFR Part 11 compliant chemometric software.
  • Installation and on-site training (IQ/OQ package)
  • One Year Warranty
  • Complete IQ/OQ/PQ Documentation

IsoPharm Pharmaceutical Analyzer

Designed for Rapid QC and InSitu Process Monitoring

IsoPharm pharmaceutical NIR system is designed for pharmaceutical analysis needs in all areas. Whether you are looking for a fast way to achieve 100% raw material testing, analysis and control of bioreactor systems, rapid real time data for research or Process Analytical Technology (PAT) for full scale production, the IsoPharm can meet your needs. It’s small, fast and inexpensive spectrometer designed for high performance and configured for your applications.

The IsoPharm is a valued piece of analytical equipment in all stages of operation, from R&D to large scale production. They can be used for both laboratory and online measurement of many parameters or sent to the receiving dock for material identification. The analyzers provide valuable, time-saving analysis on both the R&D scale as well as large volume production scale and process control. . The unit is built to provide the best price/performance value in the NIR field while simultaneously meeting the stringent requirements for pharmaceutical production environments.

The 1000+ industrial plants which use NIR spectrometers have contributed to the elegance of the IsoPharm design. Its features reflect their needs. The analyzer performs even production environments where vibration and non-ambient temperatures and washdown/GMP conditions are the norm. The analyzer is robust, the sample probes are both flexible and strong, the system can be integrated with ease and the software is simple and intuitive. Optical resolution is high, noise levels are low and internal wavelength standardization is frequent. We’ve designed the potential problems out so that you can add the time and cost savings of effective NIR spectroscopy into your operations.

Features:

  • Long, protected fiber optics
  • Low noise fiber and probes
  • Multiplexer for many insitu analysis points
  • Remote operation, on-the-spot answers
  • Operator-friendly software – usable at the loading dock
  • Full array of support hardware
  • Supports bar code input and output
  • Standard remote diagnosis feature
  • Low acquisition cost and low usage cost
  • GMP support
  • Validation Packages for DQ-IQ-OQ-PQ
  • Method SOP’s are available

System Components:

  • Rapid-scanning NIR spectrometer with built-in dynamic wavelength referencing system
  • Full array of probes for analysis of bioreactors, powders, solid and liquid materials and process
  • Multiplexer for many analysis points
  • Two-meter (nominal) jacketed fiber optic cable, five meter option, longer cables are available (100+ meters)
  • Computer Interface Software (and DCS interface software for online systems)
  • Installation and on-site training
  • One Year Warranty
  • Complete Documentation including SOP’s and Validation if needed

IsoPharm - NIR Raw Material Analyzer

Identify Out-of-Spec, Mislabeled or Counterfeit Products

The IsoPharm Raw Material ID series of analyzers combines analytical power and intelligence with ease of use in an integrated systems package. With Sampling cups, non-contact probes, liquid probes, and more, we have the accessories to make your measurement easy. Analyzing incoming materials will quickly identify mislabeled and out of specification raw materials before contaminating storage tanks or making out of spec products.

Our NIR system reduces and eliminates complex laboratory methods, meaning less lab hours are required. Rugged NIR technology is suitable for rolling around the receiving dock or the production area, as well as sitting in the laboratory. Fiber optic technology allows for use of probes for solids and liquid raw material identification.

Raw Material ID software makes analysis simple. The software is compatible with Barcode scanners, data entry can be customized, results are logged automatically, and the presentation is clear and easy to read.

The 1000+ industrial plants which use NIR spectrometers have contributed to the elegance of the IsoPharm design. Its features reflect their needs. The analyzer performs even production environments where vibration and non-ambient temperatures and washdown/GMP conditions are the norm. The analyzer is robust, the sample probes are both flexible and strong, the system can be integrated with ease and the software is simple and intuitive. Optical resolution is high, noise levels are low and internal wavelength standardization is frequent. We’ve designed the potential problems out so that you can add the time and cost savings of effective NIR spectroscopy into your operations.

Features:

  • Easy-to-Use Sampling System
  • Non-destructive measurements
  • Low noise fiber and probe or sample station
  • Cart Mountable for easy transport
  • Operator friendly software interface
  • Full array of support hardware
  • Supports bar code input and output
  • Standard remote diagnosis feature
  • Low acquisition cost and low usage cost

System Components:

  • Rapid-scanning NIR Spectrometer with built-in dynamic wavelength referencing system and intersystem calibration-match hardware
  • Fiber and probe or sampling station for analysis of both liquids and solids
  • Computer Interface Software
  • Installation and on-site training
  • Cart option for mobile usage
  • One Year Warranty
  • Complete Documentation

IsoChem Chemical Analyzers

IsoChem - NIR Chemicals Analysis System

Rapid, Real Time Chemical Analysis

IsoChem Analyzers are rugged analyzers designed for use in chemical production plants and R&D laboratories. They can be used for both laboratory and online measurement of many parameters. IsoChem Analyzers provide valuable, time-saving analysis on both the R&D scale as well as large volume production scale and process control. Get measurements of concentrations, reactions, acid number, hydroxyl number, viscosity, crosslinking, and several more properties in real-time. The Near Infrared analyzer provides measurement results in seconds, in the lab, on-line, and automated.

The IsoChem is built to provide the best price/performance value in the NIR field. It also meets the critical business tests of the increasingly vigorous chemical formulation world. It’s small, fast and inexpensive — and because raw material calibration libraries are often transferred from plant to plant, Iso-Chem also includes a patented system to assure seamless transfers.

The 1000+ industrial plants which use NIR spectrometers have contributed to the elegance of the IsoChem design. Its features reflect their needs. The analyzer performs even production environments where vibration and non-ambient temperatures are the norm. The analyzer is robust, the sample probe is both flexible and strong, the system can be integrated with ease and the software is simple and intuitive. Optical resolution is high, noise levels are low and internal wavelength standardization is frequent. We’ve designed the potential problems out so that you can add the time and cost savings of effective NIR spectroscopy into your chemical manufacturing operations.

Features

  • Long, protected fiber optics
  • Low noise fiber and probe
  • Multiplexer for many in situ analysis points
  • Remote operation, on-the-spot answers
  • Operator-friendly software
  • Full array of support hardware
  • Supports bar code input and output
  • Standard remote diagnosis feature
  • Low acquisition cost and low usage cost

System Components:

  • Rapid-scanning NIR spectrometer with built-in dynamic wavelength referencing system
  • Bubble-Shedding probe with special chemically resistant optics
  • Multiplexer for many in situ analysis points
  • Two-meter (nominal) jacketed fiber optic cable, five meter option
  • Computer Interface Software (and DCS interface software for online systems)
  • Installation and on-site training
  • One Year Warranty
  • Complete Documentation

IsoChem Flavor and Fragrance Analyzers

Rapid, In-situ Analysis for a Diverse
Array of Operational Needs

In the production of both Flavors and Fragrances, monitoring the degree of mix and raw material ID can bring dramatic improvements in quality, reduce product errors, and improve productivity. The IsoChem Near Infrared Flavor and Fragrance analyzer provides for the analysis of many properties in the production of Flavors and Fragrances in the laboratory and online. Contact us for more details on what the IsoChem can do for you.

NIR IsoChem spectrometer can help meet a wide range of your measurement needs:
  • Raw Material ID Analyzers – Determine with accuracy the correct materials as well as the consistency and quality of the raw materials before adding them to your storage tanks or formulations. Analyze materials on the receiving dock, in the lab, or in the production area.
  • Mix Detection Analyzer – Determine the degree of mixture and know with precision when the product is homogeneous with the IsoChem MDA. Measuring completion of mix can save you hours of processing time, increasing product mixing through-put.
  • Laboratory Analysis of fragrances and Flavors – Quick and easy NIR measurement of many flavor and fragrance finished product and raw material properties. Thirty second analysis saves time, and the analyzer can be used by production personnel to deliver laboratory results on the spot.
  • Process Analyzers to increase production efficiency, monitor processes in real time and remove time delays in getting results. With a wide range of online hardware we have a solution for your online NIR applications.

IsoChem Mixture Detection Analyzer

Accurate, Online Determination of Blend and Mix Homogeneity

Increase capacity and reduce costs with real-time monitoring of product Mixing. Online/in process analyzers combine analytical intelligence with ease of use in an integrated systems package. Using patented technologies, the IsoChem Mix Detection Analyzer integrates into your system for an automated and continuous monitoring of product homogeneity. Our unique approach brings the power and speed of NIR to the mixing and blending process for real time controls.

In the Flavor and Fragrance industries good product mixing is critical to the products quality and performance. Inconsistent and inhomogeneous product will result in quality issues for your customer or downstream processes. Sending samples to QC for testing is time consuming and expensive. Use the IsoChem Mix Detection Analyzer to get instant, real time notification when the mix is complete. Get benefits in multiple areas: Ensure product is mixed, and save time by knowing exactly when the mix is completed.

Benefits:

  • Save Money & Increase production capacity – With real time determination of the degree of mixture, know when the batch mix is completed so you can move on to the next batch.
  • Reduce quality issues – know when the mix is completed and have online real time monitoring of this critical quality parameter – product homogeneity.
  • Rapid Return on Investment – On-Line measurement offers increased production yield, reduced waste and improved quality control. In addition, our rugged process NIR technology has virtually no operating costs.
  • Reduce the amount of lab work and elimination of expensive tests, lowering Lab costs and even reducing staffing requirements.
  • The rugged NIR technology and fiber optic sampling accessories are suitable for any environment.
  • Optical Multiplexer allows for up to 20 measurement points with one analyzer, greatly reducing system cost, as well as design and integration costs
  • Fully Automated System process analyzers communicate with your Distributed Control System, PLC’s, networks, or other control hardware using our Automation Package.

System Components:

  • Rapid-scanning NIR monochromator with built-in dynamic wavelength referencing system and intersystem calibration-match hardware.
  • Bubble-Shedding probe with special chemically resistant optics
  • Multiplexer for many insitu analysis points
  • Two-meter (nominal) jacketed fiber optic cable, five meter option
  • Computer Interface Software (and DCS interface software for online systems)
  • Installation and on-site training
  • One Year Warranty
  • Complete Documentation

IsoChem Raw Material Analyzer

Identify Out-of-Spec, Mislabeled or Counterfeit Products

The NIR Raw Material ID series of analyzers combines analytical power and intelligence with ease of use in an integrated systems package. With Sampling cups, non-contact probes, liquid probes, and more, NTS has the accessories to make your measurement easy. Analyzing incoming materials will quickly identify mislabeled and out of specification raw materials before contaminating storage tanks or making out of spec products.

The NIR system reduces and eliminates complex laboratory methods, meaning less lab hours are required. The rugged NIR technology is suitable for rolling around the receiving dock or the production area, as well as sitting in the laboratory. Fiber optic technology allows for use of probes for solids and liquid raw material identification.

Raw Material ID software makes analysis simple. The software is compatible with Barcode scanners, data entry can be customized, results are logged automatically, and the presentation is clear and easy to read.

Features:

  • Easy-to-Use Sampling System
  • Non-destructive measuremnts
  • Low noise fiber and probe or sample station
  • Cart Mountable for easy transport
  • Operator friendly software interface
  • Full array of support hardware
  • Supports bar code input and output
  • Standard remote diagnosis feature
  • Low acquisition cost and low usage cost

System Components:

  • Rapid-scanning NIR monochromator with built-in dynamic wavelength referencing system and intersystem calibration-match hardware
  • Fiber and probe or sampling cup station for analysis of both liquids and solids
  • Computer Interface Software
  • Installation and on-site training
  • Cart option for mobile usage
  • One Year Warranty
  • Complete Documentation

IsoChem Agricultural Analyzers

IsoChem - NIR Agricultural Product Analyzer

Feed, Forage and More

The IsoChem agricultural product analyzer is designed for the easy and convenient analysis of Feed, Forage, Grain, and other agriculture products. With both laboratory and online configurations available, the IsoChem will provide key analysis of your natural product parameters.

The IsoChem analyzers are also ideally suited for the needs of the nutraceutical and functional food industries. Requiring little or no sample preparation and only seconds for the analysis, IsoChem systems can provide moisture determination, relative concentrations of active components and best of all, lot-to-lot consistency. The NIR spectrometer at the heart of the IsoChemsystem has proved its worth for years throughout the food and pharmaceutical industries – determining dextrose equivalence, moisture in chopped flora, concentrations of vitamin intermediates during synthesis – simply and easily.

Benefits

  • Near-Infrared (NIR) spectroscopy provides both chemical and physical information
  • Simplify and reduce laboratory testing procedures
  • Standardize once and run for many months for the same product
  • The system can measure through many unopened container walls even glass jars
  • Get real-time, automated results on an easy to use interface
  • The test is both fast and non-destructive, does not require reagents
  • Over 38 years providing measurement solutions to hundreds of clients
  • Standard remote diagnosis feature
  • Low acquisition cost and low usage cost

IsoChem Recycling Analyzer

Recycled Product Analyzers

Recycled Product Analyzers are rapid, easy to use, non-destructive techniques for important product analysis in the recycled product industry. Get identification of carpet fibers, plastic types, moisture levels, and other key properties to increase your recycling throughput, and improve the quality of your process.

Our Carpet Analyzer was specifically designed for use in an industrial environment and is used to identify Nylon 6, Nylon 66, Polypropylene, PET, Wool, Acrylic, as well as blends of the above materials. It can identify a carpet fiber type in less than 3 seconds with a simple one button operation.

The IsoChem analyzer provides for the analysis of fibers, shredded plastics, even glass and rubbers. It can be configured with a wide range of sample accessories such as sample cups, trays, wands, and more, to suit your specific analysis needs.

  • Recycling Plant Sorting - Use online raw material identification to rapidly identify and sort incoming plastics. The measuremetns occur in seconds and can be integrated directly into your existing processes. With up to 20 measurement points, process enclosures and 24-7 operation a NIR analyzer can increase efficiency in almost any recycling plant.
  • Carpet Fiber Analysis - Through the use of fiber optics, this system can identify Nylon 6, Nylon 66, Polypropylene, PET, Wool, Acrylic, as well as blends of the above materials. By simply placing the probe against the carpet and pushing one button results are realized. This powerful system comes with a complete calibration for operation in the first day of usage.