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How does an NIR analyzer work?

Kett AnswersCategory: NIR Instant Composition AnalyzersHow does an NIR analyzer work?
Kett Support asked 7 years ago
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Kett Support answered 7 years ago

We bounce a beam of light off the product. The light is filtered to wavelengths that excite the molecule(s) we want to measure. The light is absorbed based on the concentration of molecules. We measure the absorbed light and convert the value back into a concentration. This provides the user with instant, non-contact, non-destructive measurements.