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Hydrotec 8000

Hydrotec™ 8000

The Hydrotec™ 8000 is ideal for the busy laboratory requiring high throughput of samples. It is an innovative fully automated system that performs automated acid hydrolysis without sample transfer. It has a small footprint and unique batch-handling features.

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Hydrotec 8000
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Value

Fully automated acid hydrolysis system. Patented HydroCap™ – single use filter system. Reduced foot print and batch handling of 12 samples.
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Sample type

Feed, Feed ingredients, Forage, Pet food, Food, Food ingredients, Grain, Cereal, Meat, Meat products, Fish, Fish products and Dairy products
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Parameters

Total Fat

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Features

  • Hydrotec Carbohydrate Hydrotec Carbohydrate

    Acid hydrolysis

    In some cases the fat is chemically or mechanically bound to e.g. Carbohydrates, Salts or Proteins. Acid hydrolysis breaks these bonds – making it possible to extract the fat.
  • Pump for Hydrotec 8000 Pump for Hydrotec 8000

    Innovative system

    Chemicals are added and removed by pump, improving safety and reducing the risk of human error
    Water rinse is performed automatically
    The system is closed and releases no fumes
  • Hydrocap filter Patented Hydrocap filter

    Simplified process

    This unique patented Hydrocap™ filter contains the sample from the initial weighing, through hydrolysis to final extraction; avoiding sample transfer errors. It is a fully automated system that performs automated acid hydrolysis and Randall improved Soxhlet extraction in one integrated process.
  • Accessories for Hydrotec 8000 Accessories for Hydrotec 8000

    Batch handling tools

    Batch handling, with no sample transfer, is used throughout the procedure. Boiling, rinsing and filtration are performed under reproducible and controlled conditions. The system offers substantial savings in terms of operator time, as well as improved analytical precision compared to manual methods.

Total Fat with patented HydroCap™

The unique, patented Hydrocap™ single filter improves throughput by containing the sample all the way through from the initial weighing, through hydrolysis to final extraction; avoiding sample transfer errors. It is a fully automated system that performs addition of acid, heating, boiling, rinsing and draining.
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Technical specification

Performance data
Dimensions (W x D x H)
430 x 340 x 310 mm. Height with lid open is 600 mm
Weight 18 kg
Power rating
1860 W (230 VAC version)
1660 W (120 VAC version)
Internal fuses (CU) F10A250V (230 VAC version)
F15A125V (120 VAC version)
Sample size 0.5-2 g
Measurement range 0.1-100% fat in combination with extraction
Repeatability Typically ±1% relative standard deviation for 10-100% fat content
in combination with extraction
Capacity per batch 12 samples simultaneously
Hydrolysis time Typically 2 hours, or as stated in Application
Modes 2 modes; Automatic/Manual
Programs 1-9
Installation requirements  
Voltage 100-120 VAC 50/60Hz or 220-240 VAC 50/60Hz depending on ordered version
Water supply Two water taps - for cooling and also for rinsing water.
Alternatively one tap equipped with a T-connector. Deionized or distilled water is not needed.
Cooling and rinsing water
Water tap: 1 litre/min, <25 °C (pressure 50 to 500 kPa or 0.5 to 5 bar).
Circulating Water Cooler: 1 litre/min, <25 °C (max backpressure 20 kPa or 0.2 bar)
Drain
One drain/sink for rinse, acid and cooling water
Ventilation
Fume hood
Use
Indoor
Altitude Up to 2000 m
Temperature
5-40 °C
Relative humidity
Maximum 80%
Transient overvoltage
Category II
Pollution degree
2
Protection Class IP41
Technical
Technical

Brochures and Papers

Total Fat Brochure

PDF, English

Laboratories Segment Brochure

PDF, English

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