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Animal feed analysis

Since years the guidlines for the control of animal feed become more strict. For farmers and animal feed producers the individual and the mixed feeding stuff for cattle, pigs and poultry are on focus. In addition the keeping of animal as hobby gets more demanding.

 

Target User:

  • Farmers
  • independent institutes and governmental control labs for agriculture

 

Target Application:


Analysis of nutrients, mineral nutrients, contaminants and microbiological quality.

 

 

 

OBJECTIVE

TECHNIQUE

TYPE of FILTER

PART NUMBER-GRADE

Measurement of fats

Extraction with

Soxhlet / Tecator

Cellulose extraction thimbles

900, 901

Solid-liquid separation1) 

Filtration

(Funnel, Büchner)

Filter paper for general use

0858

Gravimetric analyses

Quantitative Filter paper

589/1, 589/2

589/3, 589/4

589/5, 589/6

Measurement of calcium

Filter paper quantitative analysis

589/2

HPLC

Clarification of organic samples

Syringe filter with Nylon 0.45 mm,

 

or  regenerated cellulose membrane, 0.45µm

SNY 045 25 100

 

SCR 045

Filtration of mobile phase

Regenerated cellulose membranes, 0.45 mm

CR 045

Microbiological analyses

Detection of micro-organisms

0.45 mm sterile cellulose nitrate membranes, white gridded

NCS 045 47 BC

Separation of solids in suspensions

Filtration, difference in weight

Glass microfibre filters

GF 52

Protection of apparatus and surfaces

 Absorption

Absorbent paper with polyethylene layer

295 PE

 

 

 

 

1)  LEGISLATION: Fourth Commission Directive 73/46/EEC, of December 5 1972, establishing  community methods of analysis for the official control of feeding stuffs