Coconut water is a multi-billion dollar industry that is expected to expand globally to US$8.3 billion by 2022.1 Consumers have been drawn to coconut water’s sweet, refreshing taste and unique chemical composition, similar to blood plasma, which is rich in carbohydrates and important nutrients such as magnesium, calcium, and phosphorus.1 These nutrients also make coconut […]
How can HunterLab instruments measure products of small quantities or small volumes? In these instances it is important to use the smallest amount of sample for color measurement. HunterLab has a wide variety of solutions to accurately and consistently measure the color of small samples including solids, powders, and liquids. The challenge is being able […]
One thing to keep in mind when measuring creams, gels, pastes, and other semi-solid materials is to maintain a consistent sample thickness. One option is to “sandwich” a fixed quanity of your semi-solid material in a suitable clear-bottomed container, so that it can be placed at the port for measurement.
All HunterLab instruments have fuses built into the main circuitry to protect the instrument against unusual and unexpected changes in voltage that could damage the electrical components.
FAQ: “We need to take our LabScan XE instrument to Germany for some plant trial testing. Our machine is a US spectrophotometer 110v unit and, obviously, the power supply in Germany is 220v. The label on the back of the instrument says ‘110v-220v’, which sounds a little ambiguous to me. Do we need a voltage […]
FAQ: “Is there any difference between measuring in a glass sample cup and a plastic sample cup?”