NIR Analyses News

  • AMETEK Land - Glass Worldwide - Infrared Thermal Imaging Optimises Furnace Operations and Reduces NOx

    Mark Bennett, Glass Sector Lead at AMETEK Land, looks at an innovation that is not only leading to the optimisation of glass furnaces but also the reduction of NOx. Over the years, a great deal of research and innovation has gone into developing methods for obtaining live temperature values within glass furnace applications. The AMETEK Land solution uses innovative thermal ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • TOMRA`s Artificial Intelligence pushes the boundaries of automated sorting and quality control!

    With nearly 85,000 systems installed in eighty countries, the TOMRA Group is the world leader in intelligent sensor systems for waste sorting. TOMRA is also the leader in the French market of automated sorting, with 900 machines in service. And this is not a coincidence. At the origin of the first collector for returnable bottles, and as the inventor of the high-performance near-infrared (NIR) ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Near-infrared spectroscopy for efficient QC in manufacturing industries

    Metrohm is pleased to offer turnkey solutions for the quality control of commodities such as diesel, gasoline, jet fuel, polyols, palm oil, and wood pulp by Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS). Based on dedicated spectral databases and a pre-calibration models, these solutions enable manufacturers to reduce the cost of their daily routine analysis while improving the quality of their ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Metrohm acquires majority of DropSens

    The Switzerland-based Metrohm AG is pleased to announce the acquisition of the majority of share in DropSens S.L. The acquisition comes after a longer period of successful cooperation between the two companies in the development of screen-printed electrodes and portable electrochemical instrumentation. With the acquisition of DropSens, Metrohm benefits from the know-how and resources of a ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Spectroscopy: Simple solution for soil sample

    Farmers and gardeners know their soil texture can make a big difference in their success. Different plants have different needs for water, nutrients, and air. When they grow in soil that has the right texture, it is easier to deliver the right amount of water, fertilizer, or pesticide to the plants. Then they grow better. Traditional ways of analyzing soil texture are slow. Danish researchers ...


    By American Society of Agronomy

  • Consolidated beer analysis on a single platform at Feldschloesschen AG

    Feldschloesschen AG, Switzerland’s largest brewery, has consolidated the quality control of their product on a customized Metrohm system. Comprehensive beer analysis used to be fragmented and distributed across several analyzers in the Feldschloesschen QC lab and is now conveniently performed on a single, modular platform controlled by the world’s number one ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • TOMRA showcases new opportunities for quartz and gold processes at AIMEX 2017

    TOMRA Sorting Mining, a leading sensor-based sorting systems manufacturer, introduces its innovative multi-channel laser sorting technology at AIMEX, the international Asia-Pacific Exhibition, in Sydney, Australia, from 29-31 August, 2017. The new laser sorting technology will enable quartz and gold processes to achieve higher recovery, better quality and more consistent sorting of quartz ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • AMETEK Land to Present on Infrared Temperature Measurement at Glass Performance Days

    AMETEK Land announces that its Technical Director, Dr. Peter Drögmöller, * and Glass Sector Lead, Mark Bennett, ** will speak at the internationally renowned Glass Performance Days (GPD), June 28-30, 2017 in Tampere, Finland.     Dr. Drögmöller will ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Controlling a Glass Furnace Using a Thermal Imager at German Society of Glass Technology Conference 2017

    AMETEK Land announces that its Technical Director, Dr. Peter Drögmöller, will speak at the 91st Annual Meeting of the German Society of Glass Technology (DGG), May 29-31, 2017, in Weimar, Germany.    Dr. Drögmöller’s topic ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Teledyne Awarded $10 Million Contract to Supply Infrared Detectors for Mission to Jupiter

    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, LLC (TS&I), was awarded a $9.98 million contract from the French Space Agency, the Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES), to provide infrared detectors and electronics for the European Space Agency (ESA) JUICE mission to Jupiter. JUICE is expected to launch in ...

  • Vision Air 2.0 – New Vis-NIR spectroscopy software

    Metrohm is pleased to launch Vision Air 2.0, a universal software solution for Vis-NIR spectroscopy.  Vision Air caters to the needs of routine users and laboratory managers alike with specific interfaces, simplifying routine measurement, method development, and both data ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Ametek Land To Demonstrate New Borescope

    Leading non-contact temperature measurement specialist AMETEK Land will launch its Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) 3XR to the international market February 27 to March 2, 2017 at Nitrogen + Syngas 2017, London, at stand 75. Nitrogen + Syngas 2017 is firmly established as among the world’s leading annual events for the nitrogen and industrial gas market. The four-day technical conference and ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Optical Characterization of CIGS by Spectroscopic Ellipsometry

    Spectroscopic Ellipsometry is an efficient and non-destructive method for extracting optical constants of materials in the UV-VIS-NIR wavelength ranges. The optical constants (n,k) of a material are among the most important sets of optical data and are specific to the material being studied. During this webinar, you will learn how to define a strategy to perform quantitative Spectroscopic ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Edinburgh Instruments’ Spectrometers help developing infrared lasers

    Research in optical materials is rapidly moving towards stable, high-power laser sources emitting in the mid-infrared (mid-IR) region. Despite their promising applications, there are currently not many commercially available lasers for this range of wavelengths (2 μm ‒ 8 μm). One of their main applications is in absorption spectroscopy for the detection of trace gases and atmospheric ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • NIRS: Evaluating the Biochemical Methane Potential (BMP) in seconds

    Biochemical Methane Potential (BMP) is an important parameter in biogas production as it helps producers to assess the efficiency of the anaerobic digestion process for specific substrates. With the NIRS DS2500 Analyzer, users can determine BMP in a few seconds helping them to optimize waste stock management for a maximum methane yield. The NIRS DS2500 Analyzer uses Near-Infrared ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Infrared temperature measurement of thermally tempered low- emissivity glass at Society of Glass Technology Conference 2016

    AMETEK Land has revealed that its Physics Section Manager, Dr. Fiona Turner, will speak at the Society of Glass Technology (SGT) Centenary Conference, September 4-8, 2016, at the University of Sheffield. Dr. Turner’s topic is “Infrared Temperature Measurement of Thermally Tempered Low- Emissivity Glass.” Dr. Turner, a Chartered Physicist, specialises in ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • TOMRA´s Recycling division celebrates its 20th anniversary at IFAT Munich

    This year´s 50th anniversary of IFAT Munich also marks an important milestone for TOMRA´s Recycling division, which commemorates two decades of successful business. Formerly launched as Norwegian company TITECH Autosort in 1996, the firm emerged from an R&D project starting in 1993. Combining its established field-proven experience with its pioneering technology ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Sorting Recycling Wins China`s Prestigious Ringier Technology Innovation Award for the AUTOSORT FLAKE

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling has been declared a winner in the ´2016 Ringier Technology Innovation Awards – Plastics Industry´. New to the 2016 awards was the category for Recycling Machinery, which TOMRA Sorting Recycling won for their highly innovative AUTOSORT FLAKE sorting system that had been launched and introduced to the market in China in 2015. The award was ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • HORIBA Jobin Yvon gratings equip two JUNO instruments

    In Greek and Roman mythology, Jupiter drew a veil of clouds around himself to hide his mischief. It was Jupiter's wife, the goddess Juno, who was able to peer through the clouds and reveal Jupiter's true nature. The JUNO spacecraft will also look beneath the clouds to see what the planet is up to, not seeking signs of misbehavior, but helping us to understand the planet's structure and history. ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Rotork Schischek simplifies petrochemical sampling and analysis

    Rotork Schischek compact explosionproof valve actuators have been selected as the reliable solution for a critical petrochemical analysis process. Ecopetrol is the largest petroleum company in Colombia, engaged in oil and gas exploration, production and refining. The company uses Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR) to perform quantitative sampling separation of hydrocarbons. The process separates ...


    By Rotork plc

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