Laser Particle Sizer

ANALYSETTE 22

NeXT Nano

AT A GLANCE

  • Measuring range 0.5 – 1500 μm
  • Short measuring times, especially high measuring accuracy
  • Consistent reproducibility, reliable comparability
  • Solid and low-maintenance with few moving parts
  • Easy operation, quick and residue-free cleaning

IDEAL FOR

  • MEASURING OF PARTICLE SIZE DISTRIBUTION OF SUSPENSIONS
  • PRODUCTION AND QUALITY CONTROL
  • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
OVERVIEW

Automatic particle size analysis down to the nano-range: unbeatably simple and affordable

The completely revised ANALYSETTE 22 NeXT Nano with an extra wide measuring range of 0.01 – 3800 μm for maximum precision and sensitivity for smallest particles with an additional detector system. The intelligently revised measurement design makes the ANALYSETTE 22 NeXT especially compact and space saving. The measuring time is for most measurements less than a minute – including a reliably residue-free cleaning.

The complete evaluation of the particle size analysis takes place automatically with clearly organised results visible directly on the screen. Of course, you can also save and print out a report customised to your needs. Get all the decisive advantages with the model that meets your requirements: especially easy operation and cleaning, short analysis times, reliably reproducible results and the recording of additional parameters such as temperature and pH value during wet dispersion.

TECHNICAL DATA

TECHNICAL DATA – MEASURING UNIT

Measuring range0.01 – 3800 µm
Analysis methodStatic light scattering (laser diffraction)
Type of analysisWet measurement of the particle size of solids, suspensions and emulsions
Measurement valueParticle size
TheoryFraunhofer, Mie
StandardISO 13320
Optical designReverse Fourier design
LaserGreen (λ = 532 nm, approx. 1 mW)
Laser beam alignmentAutomatic
Laser class according to IEC 60825-1Class 1
DetectorSpecially designed semi-conductor detector
Large angle detectorsYes
Backward scattering channelsYes
Typical measuring time5 – 10 s (measurement value recording of an individual measurement)
1 min (entire measurement cycle)
EvaluationParticle size distribution as a total curve, bar chart or in table form
Net weight25 kg
Dimensions (w x d x h)66.6 x 31.9 x 29.4 cm
SoftwareMaS control software for controlling, recording and evaluating the measuring results pre-installed on supplied computer, incl. monitor, keyboard and mouse
(without computer hardware for deliveries to CIS countries)
System requirements (for computers supplied by customer)Standard Windows PC, 4 GB RAM, at least Windows 10, USB port, monitor, keyboard, mouse
Voltage100-240 V/1~
Frequency50–60 Hz
Input power50 Watt

WET DISPERSION UNIT

Type of wet dispersionClosed liquid circulation system
Suspension volume150 – 500 ml, variable
Radial pumpWith adjustable speed 3.5 l/min
Materials used in the sample circulation systemHigh-quality stainless steel 316L, PTFE, FFKM , FEP, BK7 glass, FKM , hoses made of silicone
Conversion kit Extended for extreme chemical resistance (optional)Seals and a flow plate made of FFKM, inside of hoses made of FEP
Sample material characteristicsSuspensions, emulsions and solids that do not agglomerate, are not soluble in the dispersion liquids or are poorly free-flowing or are sticky
Sample quantitySome 10 mg (μm range) to a few grams (mm range) depending on the sample material and particle size
Net weight13 kg
Dimensions (w x d x h)29 x 27.2 x 29 cm

ULTRASONIC BOX

OutputAdjustable up to 50 Watt
Materials used in the sample circulation systemHigh-quality stainless steel 316L, FFKM, hoses made of silicone
Sample material characteristicsSuspensions, emulsions and solids that agglomerate
Net weight4.8 kg
Dimensions (w x d x h)29 x 9 x 27.9 cm
FEATURES
  • Measurement of the particle size in an extra wide measuring range of 0.01 – 3800 µm
  • Short measuring times, especially high measuring accuracy
  • Consistent reproducibility, reliable comparability
  • Solid and low-maintenance with few moving parts
  • Easy operation, quick and residue-free cleaning
  • Recording of temperature and ph value
  • One laser – faster measurement
  • Quick and simultaneous recording of all scattering data
  • Extremely enlarged measuring angle
  • Continuous logging of the laser output
  • Quick, automatic beam adjustment
  • Fully automatic analysis
  • Compact, space-saving design
  • Surpasses the requirements of the ISO 13320
  • Outstanding support
  • Extensive accessories for simplifying your daily work
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TYPICAL AREAS OF APPLICATION

The ANALYSETTE 22 NeXT Nano is ideal for especially efficient particle size analysis – in production and quality control as well as in research and development or for controlling manufacturing processes.

RELIABLE MEASURING RESULTS

Certified reproducibility
The ISO 13320 (Particle size analysis – Laser diffraction methods) defines as a guideline the minimum standards for Laser Particle Sizers regarding repeatability, reproducibility and measuring precision and thus regulates the verification of the measuring results. The FRITSCH ANALYSETTE 22 NeXT clearly surpasses the requirements of the ISO 13320.

WELL-CONCEIVED MEASURING TECHNOLOGY

The FRITSCH patent
The current generation ANALYSETTE 22 NeXT operates like every FRITSCH Laser Particle Sizer to date with the Reverse Fourier design invented by FRITSCH which has established itself by now as a general standard. Your advantage: No additional optical elements are necessary between the measuring cell and detector. The design is compact with as few components as possible and has no moving parts – low wear and practically maintenance-free.

Strong advantages during measurement
• Only one light source: simple, robust, reliable
• Quick and simultaneous recording of all scattering data
• Highly precise recording of the light intensities by state-of-the-art 16 bit converter technology
• Recording also of very wide scattering angles by intelligent measuring cell design
• Two models available with different measuring ranges
• Continuous logging of the laser output
• Quick, automatic beam adjustment

One laser – faster measurement
The ANALYSETTE 22 NeXT operates with only one laser and does not need an additional light source even for backward scattering. Therefore it records the entire measuring range with only one scan. That makes your work significantly faster – you can conduct more measurements in the same time if necessary. And see live how the measuring result develops.

Extremely enlarged measuring angle
In the ANALYSETTE 22 NeXT, the measuring cell is set at an angle to the laser beam so that a significantly wider scattering angle range can be recorded as with comparable instruments. That is the decisive difference especially in the nano range.

Simultaneous data acquisition
Due to its ultra-modern electronics, whose core are extremely fast, high-resolution converters, the ANALYSETTE 22 NeXT records the signals of all detector elements simultaneously. As a result, it always delivers the entire scattered light distribution at respectively exactly the same time and transmits it several hundred times per second to the software.

PERFECT WET DISPERSION

Reliable thoroughness
For most samples, wet dispersion represents the ideal method of preparation for particle size measurement. What counts here: Each particle size measurement is only as good as its dispersion. For this reason, we place great importance on this aspect and bring all our experience to bear. The result: a quite powerful, flexible and modular wet dispersion system.

A powerful centrifugal pump with individually adjustable speed ensures stable measuring in the dispersion unit of the ANALYSETTE 22 NeXT. It also transports heavy particles and facilitates a fast and uniform distribution of the sample material in the entire circulation system. Standard programs for simple operation, freely programmable dispersion process, an especially fast and efficient automatic cleaning and many other advantages also simplify your work. And ensure the quality of your measuring results.

DETAILS ON FRITSCH WET DISPERSION UNIT

FAST, STRONG CLEANING

Work particularly easily with the FRITSCH wet dispersion unit
The efficient, valveless rinsing of the FRITSCH wet dispersion unit utilises the powerful pressure of the pump and thus achieves a fast and thorough cleaning of the dispersion system. A single rinse is sufficient and you can go on directly to the next sample.

Easily removable hood
The hood of the FRITSCH wet dispersion unit can be removed quite easily. This makes the complete dispersion bath much more accessible for cleaning than comparable instruments.

Dispersion bath without dead space Available only from FRITSCH: The first fully automatic wet dispersion unit that does not need a clamping or rotation valve for emptying the system. That makes it significantly more robust and virtually wear-free. And there are neither difficult to clean dead spaces in which soiling can get deposited permanently nor seals that can become leaky just by single particles.

Easy visible hoses
The hoses made of silicone with especially smooth interior surfaces are hardly susceptible to deposits and make soiling or blockages directly visible. Due to practical cap nuts they can be easily removed and reattached manually without tools for cleaning.

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OPEN CONFIGURATION OF THE MEASURING PROCESS SOPs

Predefined SOP’s make the operations especially easy
The ANALYSETTE 22 NeXT software contains completely predefined Standard Operating Procedures – SOPs for short – for nearly all typical measurement tasks, making operation especially easy. Via a well-arranged input mask, you are completely free and flexible in modifying these SOPs to perfectly suit your measurement requirements.

By selecting a predefined SOP, for example, dispersion process and duration, measuring frequency and time intervals are set automatically. For flexible adjustment you can also freely select it and many other parameters, save it as a separate SOP and retrieve it at any time. Your advantage: a completely new level of freedom in designing and structuring the entire dispersion and measurement process. And simple, reliable reproducibility of the measurement sequence.

Security by individual user rights
The individual assignment of user rights allows you to define precisely for the user the access to data or the ability to influence measurement processes.

PERFECT EVALUATION - MaS control

For the control, recording and perfect evaluation of your measuring results your ANALYSETTE 22 NeXT is delivered with the software MaS control software in which all user entries, parameters and results are saved automatically and revision-proof in an SQL database. And by integration into a local computer network, all measuring data can also be conveniently analysed on other computers.

The Facts
• Simple organisation of the measuring data
• Easy to learn due to use of Microsoft Office standard
• Intuitive operation via central navigation area
• All relevant information available at a glance
• Clear comparison of different measurements
• Analysis according to Fraunhofer or Mie theory
• Control of the measuring process via SOPs
• Non-stop recording/logging of temperature and pH value of the dispersion possible
• Individual reports and layouts
• Freely selectable user values issued in table format
• Manual entry of comparison data possible
• Consideration of sieving results
• Data export to ExcelTM and in XML format
• SQL database
• 21 CFR part 11 optional
• Multi-lingual user interface

Plug and Play due to pre-installed software
We make it very easy for you: The MaS control software comes directly pre-installed and tested on a PC with every ANALYSETTE 22 NeXT measuring unit – including monitor, keyboard and mouse.* Plug it in, start it and off you go!

Flexible report generator
In addition to integrated standard reports, the freely editable report generator allows you to organise your measurement reports exactly according to your needs. Graphics as well as all measuring parameters, statistical values or selected measuring values can be incorporated in a report.

*without computer hardware for deliveries to CIS countries
EQUIPMENT

We make it easy for you: The measuring unit of the ANALYSETTE 22 NeXT with USB interface, is delivered with a computer and already pre-installed MaS control, monitor, keyboard and mouse*.

Depending on your measuring task select only the accessories you need:
We offer a wet dispersion unit, an ultrasonic box as well as reference materials and certificates.

Colour ink jet printer and laser printer for outputting the complete measuring reports can be ordered as accessories.
Maintenance and recalibration of your Laser Particle Sizer available on request.

*without computer hardware for deliveries to CIS countries
APPLICATIONS / SOLUTIONS

NeXT GENERATION – PARTICLE MEASUREMENT BY LASER DIFFRACTION

Ideal for efficient particle size analysis – in production and quality control as well as in research and development or for controlling manufacturing processes.

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