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ProFoss™ for feed

Real-time, accurate production monitoring for animal feed using in-line feed analysis directly in the process line. It is robust enough to withstand tough production environments and gives instant results for optimised production and profitability.

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Value

Produce closer to target specifications to reduce rework and customer claims. Segregate better to optimise use of raw materials and get alerts when production is out of spec.
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Sample type

Feed, Feed ingredients or Dry Pet Food at various points in the process
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Parameters

Moisture, Protein, Fat, Ash, Fibre and Starch

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“To really get value out of an in-line solution you have to use the results for continuous adjustment of your process.”

In this video, process analysis specialist, Ib Haunstrup explains the basics of in-line analysis for monitoring and optimising your process.

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Features

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    Trend Analysis

    ProFoss™ allows you to do direct measurements in the process line, thereby effectively avoiding sampling errors and sample preparation errors. The results are shown in an intuitive graphical display, making it easy to spot variations. Because ProFoss™ is measuring every few seconds it gives a reliable picture of what is going on in the process.

     

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    Easy Integration

    ProFoss™ can easily be connected to your LIMS or ERP system.

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    Dedicated Sample Interface

    Windows interface connected directly to the pipe
    True in-line – no bypass – reduces waste and sampling errors
    No moving parts
    No carry-over effects between analyses
    IP 65
     

Technical specification

ProFoss Reflection
Analysis time 5 – 50 ms / integration time; Average time per result 3 – 15 seconds
Measurement mode Reflection
Wavelength range 1100 – 1650 nm
Detector InGaAs Diode array
Spectral dispersion 1.1 nm / pixel
General  
Light source lifetime Dual lamp system MTBF = 17500 h
Software package ISIscan™ for instrument control; ISIcal™ for calibration development
Wavelength accuracy
0.5 nm
Wavelength precision < 0.02 nm
Wavelength stability

< 0.01 nm/°C

Noise < 60 micro AU
Random Vibrations 0.4 grms at 10 – 150 Hz according to IEC 60068-2-64
0.4 grms at 10 – 1250 Hz according to FOSS internal standard
(more information available on request)
Temperature -5 – 40°C (23 – 104°F). With purge -5 – 65°C (23 – 149°F)
Installation in ATEX zone 0 – 40°C (32 – 104°F). With purge 0 – 65°C (32 – 149°F)
Purge air Flow rate minimum 5 l/min,
> 99.9% water free, > 99.9% free of oil and fine particles down to 0.3μm
Ambient humidity 10 – 90 % relative
Dimensions (w × h × d): 42 × 42 × 13.5 cm
(16.5 × 16.5 × 5.3 inches) + brackets to hold the unit
Weight 25 kg / 55 lbs
Cabinet 1.5 mm (lid 2.5mm) Stainless Steel EN 1.4301 (SS2333)
Protection IP69K 1) according to IEC 60529 and DIN 40050 part 9, NT ELEC 023
Communication Ethernet, OPC “4 - 20 mA, Profibus, RINA 
Power supply Recommended isolated or conditioned line power
100 – 240 VAC, 50 – 60 Hz, 2.0 A, 150W
1) IP6x is the highest protection for dust entering the unit. IPx9K means protected against the effect of high-pressure water and/or steam cleaning at
high temperature.

Brochures and Papers

ProFoss™ for feed Brochure

PDF, English

Feed Segment Brochure

PDF, English

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