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What are the three models of NIR?

by | May 6, 2023

Near-Infrared (NIR) Analyzers – The Game Changer in Analytical Sciences

Near-Infrared (NIR) analyzers have revolutionized the field of analytical sciences by providing a rapid, accurate, and non-destructive method for analyzing a wide range of materials.

These sophisticated instruments use light in the near-infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum to measure the chemical and physical properties of materials, providing a wealth of information for researchers and industries alike.

The use of NIR analyzers has become increasingly popular in industries such as pharmaceuticals, food and agriculture, chemical production, and environmental monitoring, among others.

The key advantages of NIR analyzers is its speed and accuracy. Unlike traditional analytical methods that can take hours or even days to generate results, NIR analysis can produce accurate and reliable data in a matter of seconds.

This is because NIR light penetrate the surface of materials and interact with the molecular vibrations of materials, which are unique and characteristic for each substance. Therefore, NIR analyzers can accurately identify and quantify specific compounds or substances, even in complex mixtures and measures multiple properties simultaneously, without the need for sample preparation.

Moreover, NIR analyzers are non-destructive, which means that they do not alter or damage the material being analyzed. This is particularly important in industries such as pharmaceuticals and food, where the quality and safety of products must be maintained.

It is also cost effective because it requires little to no sample preparation and can be handled by non-experts. They are also portable and can be used in the field, making them perfect for environmental monitoring applications.

What are the three models of NIR?

  • SpectraStar XT-3 used for Rapid Analysis Of Moisture, Oil, And /Or Protein from oilseeds, olives, and applications where you are monitoring extraction or drying processes;
  • ‍SpectraStar XT-F Optimized For Flour, Wheat, & Wheat By-Products to measure moisture, protein, ash, as well as water absorption and rheological parameters;
  • SpectraStar XT-R  High-Performance Extended Range NIR Analyzer For All Applications. supports calibrations for fibers, sugars, fatty acids, starch, and many other difficult parameters from complex matrices such as Chocolate, flour, cereals, feed, forage, snacks food, Bakery product and many more food products.

NIR uses the UScan Software which has SQL database, and is compatible with LIMS options, Intuitive graphical software, Single sample results etc.

Each SpectraStar XT-R includes patented TRUE ALIGNMENT® Spectroscopy (TAS) technology which detects and corrects any instrument changes due to shock, temperature, or lamp changes.

Overall, NIR analyzers are a game-changer in the analytical sciences. Their speed, accuracy, non-destructiveness, and cost-effectiveness make them an invaluable tool for researchers and industries alike. As technology continues to advance, it is likely that the use of NIR analyzers will become even more widespread, leading to new discoveries and breakthroughs in a wide range of fields.

Anchrom Enterprises Pvt. Ltd is one of the distributors of NIR SpectraStar. SpectraStar™ XT NIR Analyzer Series is a comprehensive line of plug & play solutions for laboratory and at-line compositional analysis of solids, powders, forages, seeds, liquids, slurries, and other products. From analyzing moisture, protein, fat, sugar, and fibers, to more complex parameters such as ash, fatty acids, and lignin. Please contact us at lab@anchrom.into know more about NIR SpectraStar.


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