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DT 208 & 220 Digestor™

Manual digestor blocks for effecient Kjeldahl analysis

The Labtec DT 208 & DT 220 basic Digestion systems for Kjeldahl analysis consist of a digestion unit and a tube rack. The digestion units are insulated to minimise heat transfer to the surroundings and allow fast, even heating, thus giving good working conditions as well as saving energy. They are designed for batches of either eight (DT 208) or twenty test tubes (DT 220).

The Labtec Digestors have a built in, user definable, time and temperature controller and display. The temperature and time for the digestion are selected on the front panel. All other procedures, including operation of a connected scrubber, are then performed by the operator once the digestion unit has reached the selected temperature.

The unit can be upgraded with a range of accessories that reduce handling hazards with minimum bench space, such as a manual lift system to position the tube rack, Scrubber and exhaust above the digestion unit.

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Parameters

Kjeldahl digestions, Chemical Oxygen Demand & other reflux chemistries, Trace metal analysis by AAS or ICP instruments

Sample types

Raw materials and finished products in Food, Feed, Agriculture and related matrices, Water & Wastewater and a wide range of industrial compounds
Laboratory solutions

Method/principle of analysis

In Kjeldahl digestion the aim of the digestion procedure is to break all nitrogen bonds in the sample and convert all of the nitrogen into ammonium ions. One-two grams of pre-ground sample are accurately weighed to four decimal places, and placed in a digestion tube in a tube rack.

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Laboratory solutions

Semi-automated Scrubber 201

This accessory to the Labtec Line Digestors is used in the digestion stage for neutralising corrosive fumes. The Scrubber pumps fumes through a series of traps before entering the condenser.

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Tecator digestion systems

Tecator Line Digestors - for the ultimate automation solution

The Digestor System from Tecator Line offer the ultimate level of automation for minimal operator time and minimal human interaction with samples and chemicals. You can free-up valuable laboratory resources while improving safety and reducing the risk of human error.

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