Sartorius MA160 Moisture Balance

Sartorius MA160 Moisture Balance accommodates a variety of samples and changing requirements by enabling you to use specific methods and efficiently manage all your method parameters, such as in QA laboratories and process control. Typical areas of application for the MA160 include testing of foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, sugar, paper materials and products for environmental protection.

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Sartorius MA160 Moisture Balance

Sartorius MA160 Moisture Balance offers high flexibility, making it ideal for use in the widest range of sectors, such as laboratories, incoming goods and production departments. Its integrated Methods Development Assistant function will enable you to develop new methods that you can save in the memory for easy management of your methods library. The intuitive user interface reliably guides you step by step by text prompts through the measuring cycle of your method. The MA160 is perfect for those of you users who need an especially flexible and reliable moisture analyzer.

Key Features

  • Exceptionally high-speed measurements (up to 30% faster)
  • Fast and precise method development
  • Memory capacity for storage of methods and results
  • Method import and export via SD card
  • Reliable performance testing
  • Effortless cleaning
  • User-friendly operation

Sartorius MA160 Moisture Balance is designed for quick and reliable determination of the moisture content of liquids, pastes and solids using the thermogravimetric method. The MA160 accommodates a variety of samples and changing requirements by enabling you to use specific methods and efficiently manage all your method parameters, such as in QA laboratories and process control. Typical areas of application for the MA160 include testing of foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, sugar, paper materials and products for environmental protection.

The high-performance, 600-watt AURI heating unit heats the sample evenly while ensuring homogeneous drying. These heating elements are fast, extremely rugged and durable. Compared with glass heating lamps, such as infrared lamps or halogen heaters, they are especially resistant to dirt and vibration. The functionality of the Sartorius MA160 Moisture Balance can be verified at any time within a mere 5 minutes using its built-in performance testing function with a ReproEasy pad.

MA160 Technical Specifications

Access to the Sample ChamberRemovable hood with wide opening angle; SoftClose mechanism
Accuracy of the Weighing System1 mg
Analysis ModeFully automatic, semiautomatic mg (1 mg – 50 mg | 5 sec. – 300 sec.), semiautomatic % (0.1% – 5.0% | 5 sec. – 300 sec.), timer settings (02:00 – 99.59 min.), manual
ApplicationStandard and thermo-sensitive applications
Built-in Calibration WeightNo
Data InterfaceRS232C unidirectional
Data PrinterExternal (optional)
Depth400 mm
Display Mode for Results% moistrue, % dry weight, g moisture, g dry weight, ATRO (ratio) in %M/S
Exchange of the Heating Unit by Plug&Dry®No
Heating ModeStandard drying, gentle drying, MA35 mode
Heating SourceAURI heater for fast and homogenious heating
ISO/GLP Compliant PrintoutGLP-compliant, inalterable standard or user-configurable printout | paper-saving mode for short record
Line Voltage115 – 230 V
Manual Input of Tare WeightsNo
Maximum Number of Programs100
Maximum Weighing Capacity200 g
Memory Data StorageFully automatic storage of the last 999 results
Number of Program Memories100
Operator Guidance FeaturesIntuitive user-friendly interface (touch screen) and easy-to-understand menu prompt for user guidance
Password ProtectionYes
Readability1 mg, 0.01 %
0.01%
Recommended Moisture Range1 – 99%
Temperature Range40°C – 200°C, adjustable in 1-degree increments
Version Compliant with FDA/ HACCP RegulationsYes
reproTESTMenu function to check the performance of the heating unit and the weighing system using a ReproEasy pad

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