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Raw Fiber Analyzers

FIWE units are suitable for the crude fiber analysis and detergent fiber extraction according to official standard methods.

  • Vegetables and derived products are made up of substances belonging to different categories
    Carbohydrates, proteins, fats, mineral salts
    A non-digestible component consisting of polymers (lignin, cellulose, hemicellulose, pectin) called “fiber”
  • Nutritional importance for analysis
    Too much fiber can cause digestive problems
    Low fiber intake creates irregularities in the functioning of the digestive tract
  • Authorities of almost all countries require manufacturers of food & feed products to declare the fiber content as part of the nutritional table

  • Weende Method
    The oldest analytical procedure still in use today, in which fiber concentration is measured as crude fiber (CF)
  • Neutral Detergent Fiber (NDF) Method
    A method developed by Van Soest, being now the most common measure of fiber used for animal feed analysis

Products

Fiber Analyzers - FIWE Series

Fiber Analyzers that use pre-heated reagents for fiber analysis according to Weende, Van Soest and other official methods.
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Cold Extractor - COEX

Cold extractor that performs rapid fat extraction directly in the same glass crucibles that are used by the FIWE Series for raw fiber analysis.
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