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Whiteness Meters and Colorimeters – Rice and Powders

Whiteness Meters and Colorimeters Rice and Powders

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KEY BENEFITS

  • Instant Measurement – both online and desktop instruments
  • Fast Accurate Measurements
  • Simple Operation – no sample preparation needed
  • Non-Destructive – all models – samples can be used for additional assays
  • Durable design for the desktop and online/inline applications
Kett manufactures two colorimeters directed toward the rice milling and powder industry. The C100 is the worldwide standard for the evaluation of rice flour purity and the C600 is used for whole grain evaluation. Using the principle of reflective light, measurements can be completed in less than five seconds. The powder or grain is placed into a small sampling cup. The cup is placed into the unit and light is reflected through the appropriate filter. Color standards are provided to eliminate instrument drift. Both models include a one-year warranty.
INDUSTRY APPLICATION DESCRIPTION
Agriculture Rice Flour and Kernels Color and Purity Assessment in less than two seconds
Food Wild Rice Blending Operation Verification - Blend Uniformity
Chemicals Powder Coating Powder Color Comparison

Instant whiteness meter for milled rice.

C600 – Rice Whiteness Tester
The C600 is a new instrument which replaces the C300. For many years, the C300 has been recognized as the worldwide standard for whiteness assessment in rice. Whiteness can be used as a measure of the amount of rice milling and rice purity to optimize the milling and formulation process. Through the advanced design of the C600, tests are faster and more precise (repeatable). The C600 requires a much smaller footprint, lower energy consumption and minimal maintenance. It provides years of consistent measurement and is so simple to use, anyone can achieve laboratory quality measurements in less than 2 seconds. Simply place the rice in the sample cell, place the cell into the C600 and the value is displayed on the large LED. Includes an optical standard to check the C600 and automatically adjust for changes in ambient environment, light source output, and instrument. Download Brochure


Instant Whiteness Tester – Powder

C130 -Desktop Instant Powder Whitness and Purity Meter
The C130 has replaced the industry standard C100. The C130 provides instant, non-destructive whiteness measurement of powders. Primary applications are rice flour whiteness (purity), starch whiteness, sugar whiteness and salt whiteness. To conduct a test, simply fill the sample cup, place the sample into the C130 and the results are immediately displayed.

Includes a factory optical standard to insure long-term stability. The integrated error processing automatically notifies the operator when the standard needs to be used. Also includes data output, automatic averaging and an improved design for enhanced precision. Download Brochure

HOW IT WORKS

A Near-Infrared Light Source is reflected off of the liquid or solid sample. The light resonates with the appropriate molecule(s) and a portion of the light is absorbed. The higher the measured component, the higher the amount of absorbed light. After calibration, the composition values can be instantly measured without sample preparation.  Multiple organic components are measured in single test.

Calibrations and calibration points are stored within the analyzers, providing tremendous versatility for the diversified manufacturer. Moisture, protein, fat, cellulose and other organic compounds can be measured.

SAMPLE INDUSTRIES AND APPLICATIONS

INDUSTRY APPLICATION DESCRIPTION
Food Product Optimization and consistency Ensure that suppliers are providing the product required for shelf-life stability (acceptable water activity) and profitability
Pulp/Paper Dryer Cans Analyze the web for wet streaks and uneven drying - without contact or sample alteration.
Chemicals Tunnel Dryers Instant analysis optimizes dryer efficiency and production throughput.
Pharmaceuticals Fluid-bed and Spray Dryers On-line and in-line moisture measurement improves granulation consistency.
Polymer Films Process Control Optimization Online/inline measurement of the moisture content substantially reduces energy used in the process while ensuring appropriate low levels of moisture are achieved.

FEATURED PRODUCTS

Instant whiteness meter for milled rice.

C600 – Rice Whiteness Tester
The C600 is a new instrument which replaces the C300. For many years, the C300 has been recognized as the worldwide standard for whiteness assessment in rice. Whiteness can be used as a measure of the amount of rice milling and rice purity to optimize the milling and formulation process. Through the advanced design of the C600, tests are faster and more precise (repeatable). The C600 requires a much smaller footprint, lower energy consumption and minimal maintenance. It provides years of consistent measurement and is so simple to use, anyone can achieve laboratory quality measurements in less than 2 seconds. Simply place the rice in the sample cell, place the cell into the C600 and the value is displayed on the large LED. Includes an optical standard to check the C600 and automatically adjust for changes in ambient environment, light source output, and instrument. Download Brochure

Instant Whiteness Tester – Powder

C130 -Desktop Instant Powder Whitness and Purity Meter
The C130 has replaced the industry standard C100. The C130 provides instant, non-destructive whiteness measurement of powders. Primary applications are rice flour whiteness (purity), starch whiteness, sugar whiteness and salt whiteness. To conduct a test, simply fill the sample cup, place the sample into the C130 and the results are immediately displayed.

Includes a factory optical standard to insure long-term stability. The integrated error processing automatically notifies the operator when the standard needs to be used. Also includes data output, automatic averaging and an improved design for enhanced precision. Download Brochure