Benchtop NMR Analyzer for Seed Oil Content Analysis

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The Benchtop NMR Analyzer for Seed Oil Content Analysis is a device designed for the precise and rapid analysis of seed oil content. Its advanced technology,  provides highly accurate measurements, to optimize production processes and maximize yield. The instrument is compact and easy to use, making it an ideal choice for laboratories, research facilities, and production sites. Additionally, requires minimal maintenance, reducing downtime and costs associated with instrument upkeep.

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Specifications

Operating frequency: 0.5 MHz
Magnetic field strength: 0.28 ± 0.03 Tesla
Sample diameter: 10 mm
Measurement time: 1-2 minutes
Resolution: 0.10%
Accuracy: +/- 0.5%
Measurement range: 0-100%
Signal-to-noise ratio: 60:1
Temperature stability: ± 0.1°C
Power supply: 220VAC, 50Hz
Dimensions: Magnet box: 445 x 505 x 371 mm; Control cabinet: 560 x 750 x 700 mm
Weight: ~200kg
Operating temperature: 22-28°C
Storage temperature: -10-50°C
Humidity: < 30-70% RH
Computer interface: USB 2.0

Apparatus and Equipment

The Benchtop NMR Analyzer for Seed Oil Content Analysis is a benchtop instrument that utilizes nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) technology to analyze the oil content of seeds. The instrument features a 0.5 Tesla magnet and a sample diameter of 10 mm. It has a resolution of 0.1% and an accuracy of +/- 0.5%. The measurement time is 1-2 minutes, and the instrument is compact and easy to use.

Protocol

  1. Turn on the instrument and allow it to warm up for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Open the sample holder and place a sample of the seed to be analyzed into the sample holder. Make sure the sample is dry and free from any contaminants.
  3. Close the sample holder and secure it into the instrument.
  4. Start the measurement by pressing the measurement button on the instrument.
  5. Wait for the measurement to finish. The instrument will display the results on its LCD screen, which will show the seed oil content as a percentage.
  6. Record the results as needed. You can also export the results to a computer using the instrument’s USB interface.
  7. Remove the sample holder from the instrument and clean it thoroughly before using it again.

Literature Reviews

The use of NMR technology for seed oil content analysis has been widely researched and documented. Several studies have shown that NMR analysis provides highly accurate results, and is a faster and more efficient method than traditional techniques such as Soxhlet extraction.

Strengths and Limitations

The Benchtop NMR Analyzer for Seed Oil Content Analysis offers several strengths, including high accuracy and resolution, fast measurement times, and ease of use. However, the instrument’s sample diameter is limited to 10 mm, which may not be suitable for all types of seeds. Additionally, the instrument may require calibration to ensure accurate results.

Summary

The Benchtop NMR Analyzer for Seed Oil Content Analysis provides accurate and efficient analysis of seed oil content. With its advanced technology and easy-to-use design, it is an ideal choice for laboratories, research facilities, and production sites.

References

  1. T. R. Patil et al., “NMR-Based Seed Oil Content Analysis: A Rapid and Nondestructive Method,” Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol. 61, no. 5, pp. 1110-1114, 2013.
  2. S. A. Ahmed et al., “Seed Oil Content Estimation by Low-Resolution NMR Spectroscopy,” Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society, vol. 91, no. 3, pp. 531-536, 2014.
  3. M. F. Qayyum et al., “Seed Oil Content Analysis by NMR: Comparison with Conventional Methods,” Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society, vol. 93, no. 2, pp. 235-243, 2016.

Additional information

Brand

Niumag Suzhou

Product Application

Analytical Instruments, Food & Agriculture Research, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, Production and Quality Control

Field of study

Chemical Engineering, Chemistry

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