Indian Council of Agricultural Research
(Agricultural Knowledge Management Information System)


ICAR-Central Institute of Post-harvest Engineering & Technology, Post Office PAU, Behind Radha Swami Satsang Bhawan, Humbran Road, Ludhiana-141004 Punjab (www.ciphet.in)
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Instrument Details
Instrument/Facility Name: Ash Content Estimation ( Muffle Furnace)
Make                                   : MAC Scientific
Model                                  : Model: MAC-UC 4896
Specification   :The ash content is for measure of the amount of specific inorganic components present within a food, such as Ca, Na, K and Cl can be done using this microprocessor based precise digital temperature controlled furnance with temperature working range of 0-1000°C.

Click to ViewThe ash content is for measure of the amount of specific inorganic components present within a food, such as Ca, Na, K and Cl can be done using this microprocessor based precise digital temperature controlled furnance with temperature working range of 0-1000°C.

  Working Principles
Click to ViewOrganic materials are incinerated at elevated temperatures (550 °C) in a muffle furnace, and inorganic matter (ash) remains. Ash content is measured by weight of inorganic matter remaining.

  Applications
  User Instructions
1. Food Bussiness Units 2. Food Processing Industries 3. Animal Feed Industries 4. Hotels and Food Restaurants 5. Agro Processing Units 6. Small scale Enterprise 7. Plant products samples 1. Sample must be drawn from a homogenous mixture 2. Sample weight to be in range between 2-10g only. 3. Oven dry biomass sample at105°C is to be used, to eliminate the need for total solids corrections.

  Contact Us
Contact No. 0161-2313181
Email Id ftlciphet@gmail.com

  Ash Content Estimation ( Muffle Furnace) Charges
Procedure Name
Industry
University
National LAB/R&D
Remark
Dr. Mridula D, Principal Scientist
1062
265
708
Per Sample

Additional Rs 100/-towards postal charges if result are to be posted
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