For continuous measurement of solids, powders and blended materials over conveyance systems and material process flows.
ASD has raised the bar, yet again, for analytical lab equipment with the introduction of the LabSpec 4 Standard-Res laboratory analyzer. Employing state-of-the-art near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy, the portable spectrometer can quickly and nondestructively measure a wide range of materials with absolute precision.
Optimized to provide the most precise material analysis in the shortest amount of time, the LabSpec 4 Hi-Res spectrometer is the ideal analytical instrument for fast-moving laboratory environments.
The QualitySpec Trek is a truly portable full-range contact spectrometer that is fast, accurate and easy to use.
Configured specifically for fixed-location analysis with AC power, the LabSpec 4 Bench benchtop analyzer provides all the performance of ASD’s LabSpec laboratory spectrometer line in a space-saving and cost-efficient design.
Calling on 20 years of experience in NIR-based forestry, environmental, and plant analysis, ASD has emerged as a world leader in real-time, technology-driven measurement solutions for the forest products industry. ASD’s portfolio of measurement solutions is ideal for use in the lab, on the operator floor, and mounted over the conveyor or product flow.
Partnering with key industrial experts to customize our solutions to specific applications, ASD has developed the industry’s first at-line analyzer for simultaneous measurement of Kappa number and brightness of wet pulp. ASD spectrometers are also ideal for on-line and at-line collection of process data to validate products, increase energy efficiency of the mill, and to reduce raw material costs by increasing process efficiencies. From the forest to the mill automation system, ASD spectrometers achieve critical analyses to maximize your profits and improve your product quality.
ASD’s portable and on-line measurement solutions offer:
Meet your customers’ demands for higher-specification products with increased knowledge of your process from the chip yard to the baling line. To learn more about how ASD measurement solutions can improve your operations and increase your profits, visit one of the forest products application areas listed below.
If you would like to read more about ASD’s measurement solutions for process optimization, request your complimentary copy of “Process optimization with light energy — Implementing NIR helps the pulp industry control chemical consumption” (an ASD contributed article published in Paper 360º, May 2008).
Characterization of the high-grade Nechalacho rare earth element-niobium deposit with the TerraSpec 4
October 23, 2014
2014 GSA Annual Meeting: Which papers used an ASD spectrometer?
October 20, 2014
Using a FieldSpec 4 to measure the optical properties of ice and snow
October 16, 2014
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