Minneapolis, MN 55428
Bacterial Testing System maximizes throughput with same-day results.
GreenLight(TM) 910 minimizes testing time and labor required to determine aerobic bacterial counts in meat, poultry, seafood, dairy, and produce for food processing and packing companies. Depending on expected bacterial load, results can be obtained between minutes and 8 hr. Functionality provides aerobic plate count (APC) or total viable count (TVC) of food sample's microbial load using sensing...Read More »
Mocon Installs Permeation Units in High-Altitute Tibetan Pharmaceutical Lab
Minneapolis, MN - MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO) recently installed oxygen and water vapor permeation units in a Lhasa, Tibet pharmaceutical testing laboratory. Located at 11,450 feet (3490 meters), the two-mile plus, above sea-level location, represents MOCON's highest altitude installation. The units will be used to measure package permeation for traditional Tibetan herbal remedies and conventional...Read More »
Multipurpose Packaging Analyzer finds headroom, seal strength, leaks.
MultiCheck(TM) 300 provides packagers with all-in-one system that conducts tests for measurement of oxygen headspace, leak detection, and seal strength. Headspace results are determined by probe/pump system, and pressure is applied to determine seal strength. Suited for shelf life sensitive applications involving food, pharmaceutical, and medical products, system can be used to test variety of...Read More »
Bacteria Screening Systems identify contaminated food in 1 day.
GreenLight(TM) series screening systems, models 910 and 960, determine aerobic bacterial counts in meat, poultry, seafood, dairy, and produce. They provide viable count or aerobic plate count of food sample's microbial load by using sensing assay or vial. Change in oxygen is used to calculate original sample's colony forming units/gram for solids or per milliliter for liquids. Compact, portable...Read More »
Mocon Receives Order from China for 40 Permeation Systems
Minneapolis, MN (August 18, 2010) - MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO) has received an order from China's State Food & Drug Administration (SFDA) to supply 20 provincial pharmaceutical testing centers with top-of-the-line oxygen and water vapor permeation units. The centers, located in the western and central parts of China, will each receive a MOCON OX-TRAN® 2/21 ML and a PERMATRAN-W® Model 3/33 MG...Read More »
Water Vapor Transmission Rate Tester is used with barrier films.
PERMATRAN-W-® Model 3/33 Plus tests water vapor transmission rate (WVTR) of films as well as finished flexible and/or rigid plastic-based packaging. For precise RH measurements, modulated IR probe is incorporated within test cell and high-precision sensor provides parts-per-million sensitivity. Also able to measure temperature, unit is available in 3 different master base control systems with 3...Read More »
Microanalytics AromaTrax® System Can Quickly Identify TBA; Early Detection Can Help Minimize Product Recalls
Round Rock, TX -Several product recalls have been announced recently due to consumer complaints about moldy or musty odors that have been associated with nausea, stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea. Microanalytics(TM), a subsidiary of MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO), has developed improved approaches to identifying the source of industrial odors and can help guide strategies for neutralizing them. For...Read More »
O2 Platinum Analyzer offers film cells for material testing.
OpTech(TM) uses platinum fluorescent material to measure oxygen (O2) transmission rates and supports film cells as optional add-ons, enabling measurement of perforated flexible packaging structures and high-barrier alternatives. Offered in 50 and 100 cm-² sizes, film cells integrate fluorescing sensor that responds to oxygen concentration. This enables O2 measurement down to 10 ppm over 0.001 to...Read More »
Mocon's Cal-Smart® Calibration System Helps In-Line Gas Stream Analyser Deliver Accurate Results
Minneapolis, MN (October 5, 2009) - Accuracy, repeatability and durability are the key attributes of MOCON, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: MOCO) oxygen GSA(TM) (gas stream analyzer) Model 102. The compact unit has been designed as an inline addition to vertical form-fill-seal units, as well as rotary pouch machines and horizontal flow wrappers with continuous gas flushing. Gas flushing is desired in a variety...Read More »
Microanalytics Develops Methods to Identify Industrial Odor Source and Recommends Ways to Neutralize
Round Rock, TX (September 29, 2009) -Increasingly, corporations and municipalities are being challenged and even brought to court over industrial odors which are affecting quality of life. Microanalytics(TM), a subsidiary of MOCON (NASDAQ: MOCO), has developed improved approaches to identify the source of industrial odors and help guide strategies for neutralizing them. Typically, when facilities...Read More »