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Innovation application: Determination of Moisture Content by using EM120-HR Moisture Analyser

Title Determination of Moisture Content by using EM120-HR Moisture Analyser

The relative moisture content is an important characterizing parameter of biomass, if increasing moisture content, the calorific value decreasing. As well as the relative moisture content of food affects the growth of microorganisms.

Keywords moisture analyser, relative moisture content
Authors Valdis Kampars
Kristīne Lazdoviča
Department (14800) Lietišķās ķīmijas institūts
Statistical Classification of Economic Activities, NACE 2 Scientific research and development
Other professional, scientific and technical activities
Description of the technology

The relative moisture content is determined by using Precisa EM120-HR Moisture Analyser. The temperature range of moisture analyser is from 30 to 230 °C with heating rate of 1 °C/min. The maximum weight of test sample is 124 g. The relative moisture content of test sample is determined at 105 °C.

Fig. 1. Precisa EM120-HR Moisture Analyser.

Applications Our testing services are useful for fields linked to alternative energy sources, especially in characterization of biomass. As well as sectors of food, environment and material science.

Fast method to determine the relative moisture of the test sample.

Technology Readiness Level Actual system proven in operational environment
Partnership offer • Service contracts for determine relative moisture in the test samples by using EM120-HR Moisture Analyser.
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Contact information Linda Šufriča, e-mail: inovacijas@rtu.lv; phone.: 28442736