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Application Note: Thermogravimetry for the Determination of the Loss on Ignition on Petrochemical Catalysts

The Loss on Ignition (LOI) is an important analytical parameter in the assay of petrochemical catalysts. This paper by Dr. Sc. Dirk Hofmans, Manager of Analytical Laboratory at Umicore, shows the excellent repeatability and precision of a Precisa prepASH automatic drying and ashing furnace for the determination of Loss on Ignition in petrochemical catalysts.


Application Note: Moisture Determination of Rice

Read our latest Application note determining the moisture content of rice using Precisa's XM60/120 Moisture Analyser. Available online.


Application Note: Moisture Determination of Margarine

Read our latest Application note determining the moisture content of margarine using Precisa's XM60/120 Moisture Analyser. Available online.


Application Note: Lactose Analysis for Pharmaceuticals

Read our latest Application note of Lactose Analysis for Pharmaceuticals using Precisa's prepASH 340 Series. Available online.


Application Note: Moisture Determination of Cement

This information on the moisture content determination of cement is intended as a guideline for development of a moisture analysis method and parameter setting.


Application Note: Moisture Determination of Cement Raw Mix

This information on the moisture determination of cement raw mix is intended as a guideline for development of a moisture analysis method and parameter setting.


Application Note: Methods for Moisture Determination with XM60

Precisa Gravimetrics have developed a wide range of application notes for different materials. Please find below a list of our library of applications.


Ash and Moisture Applications for Plastic and Composites

Automation of moisture and ash analysis with the prepASH provides efficiency, quality and security into the laboratory. Plastic is the common term for a wide range of synthetic or semi synthetic organic amorphous solid materials suitable for the manufacture of industrial products.


Application Note: Moisture Determination of Liquid Soap

Maintaining optimal moisture levels during the production of soap is critical to achieving the highest quality product. When the moisture content becomes too high or too low, product quality becomes inferior and waste occurs.


Application Note: Moisture Determination of Different Plastic Granules

Precisa moisture analysis XM60/EM120 Halogen
*Can be conducted using the XM50, XM60-HR & XM66