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WineScan™

This wine analyser is used by 1000s of wine producers and laboratories worldwide. From grapes to finished wine, the WineScan™ gives you the highest accuracy and the best results for your wine production. The WineScan™ can be configured to suit your specific needs.

WineScan
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Value

Full control of the entire winemaking process. Analyse +20 parameters in 30 seconds. Low cost per sample. Intuitive operator interface.
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Sample type

Must, must under fermentation, finished wine and sweet finished wine.
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Parameters

+20 parameters including: Ethanol, sugars, organic acids, pH and colour.

Did you know that the operating cost per sample with a WineScan™ is surprisingly small?

In a traditional winery, the cost per sample is typically 0.06 to 0.20 EUR. Talk to us to find the cost per sample in your business? GET A QUOTE Let's talk

“You’ve always got the satisfaction of knowing you’re pretty much on target”

Neil Van Kooten from Integral Laboratories, Cape Town, explains how WineScan™ provides easy access to analytical data while reducing analysis time to less than a minute.

Features

  • WineScan - number of samples
    WineScan - number of samples

    Reliable results from robust calibrations

    Ready to use calibrations for all wines
    More than 105.000 reference analysis data included
    Documented analytical performance
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    Configuration of the WineScan

    Configured to suit your needs

    Available options:
    Auto sampler with up to 120 cups
    Mosaic networking software
    Colour module measuring at 420 nm, 520 nm and 620 nm
    Grape soundness indexes to detect infections
    FTIR calibrator software for own calibration modelling
     
  • WineScan cuvette
    WineScan cuvette

    Instrument standardisation

    WineScan™ instruments are standardised for high stability to give the same results regardless of any wear on the cuvette.
  • FossAssure Instrument
    FossAssure Instrument

    FossAssure™

    FossAssure™ is a WineScan™ digital service designed to reduce product waste, secure brand protection and increase profitability by ensuring the quality and precision of your analytical results. Besides, FossAssure™ services will also improve instrument uptime and reduce production costs by optimising the operation and the performance of your instruments.

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White Paper: Standardisation of FT-IR instruments

This White paper explains how the FOSS patented standardisation procedure reduces the need of Slope and Intercept adjustment while increasing the precision and lifetime of FTIR analysers. In order to download this White Paper you need to submit the requested information and join our FOSS knowledge community. We will process your personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

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QKit™ 8 - Quality analysis for quality wine

QKit™ 8 is a ready-made reference kit that makes it quick and simple to perform validation and performance adjustment on your WineScan™ analyser. With QKit™ 8 you have all the sample material you will ever need to manage instruments effectively and feel at ease with the results.

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Technical specification

Performance data

System Description
WineScan™ consists of the analyser and Foss Integrator software. Options for WineScan™ include the possibility to upgrade with colour (VIS) module and to automatic version with XY Autosampler.

Flex*:

Finished wine: (Ethanol, glucose/fructose, malic acid, volatile acid, total acid, pH)
and must: (pH, malic acid, tartaric acid, total acid, brix, density)

Auto*:
Finished wine: (Ethanol, glucose/fructose, malic acid, volatile acid, total acid, pH)
More calibrations are available. A large number of parameters can be analysed simultaneously, and the number of measure profiles that can be set-up is unlimited.

Analysis time: 30 seconds
Carry-over: <1%
Sample Temperature: 5 - 35ºC
Sample Volume: Programmable 4 - 25 ml, standard volume is 7 ml for Flex and 8 ml for Auto version.
Optical System:
Hermetically sealed, humidity control.
Cleaning: Automatic and programmable.
Calibration routines: Slope & intercept adjustment.
Options in WinISI™ SW package: PLS (Partial Least Squares) and modified PLS calibrations and PCA (Principal Component Analysis). Flexible selection of spectral intervals.
FTIR Calibrator FTIR Calibrator software for PLS calibration development.
* WineScan Auto is configured with an autosampler for the busy laboratory, WineScan Flex has manual sample intake.
   
Installation requirements
Power supply: 100 - 240 VAC ±10% – 50 - 60 Hz
Power consumption: Max. 600 VA during measurement, 200 VA in standby
Ambient temperature: 5 - 35ºC
Ambient humidity: < 80% RH, cyclic up to 80% RH when going from low to high ambient temperature
Weight: 89 kg for WSC Flex; 97,4kg incl. XY Autosampler
Dimensions (H×W×D): 54×88×47.3 cm (excl. PC)
Environment: For best performance, place the instrument on a stable surface away from excessive and continuous vibration.
Degree of protection: IP43 (IP43 PC is optional)
Noise Level: < 70 dB
Fuse: T 10.0 A
Installation category: II
Pollution degree:
2
Altitude: < 2000 m
XY Auto Sampler  
Power supply: 100 - 240 VAC ±10% – 50 - 60 Hz
Weight: 8.4 kg
Dimensions (H×W×D): 61×33×50.8 cm (with sample probe)

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