Processing > Testing

Terasense terahertz imaging scanners

04 May, 2018

Terahertz (THz) imaging scanners by Terasense offer imaging sensors for the non-destructive analysis of the internal structure of objects.


Faster food pathogen identification

01 May, 2018

If a food is contaminated, quick, efficient pathogen detection and fingerprinting is essential in limiting the spread of foodborne disease.


Hygiena BAX System Rapid Pathogen PCR Testing

01 May, 2018

The BAX System uses the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to detect unwanted bacteria in raw ingredients, finished products and environmental samples.


Rapid Visco Analyser 4800

23 April, 2018

The Rapid Visco Analyser 4800 measures the viscosity and performance of starches, raw materials, ingredients and foods using controlled temperature and shear. It can be used to characterise ingredients, intermediates and finished products.


Food and wine specific analytical solutions

17 April, 2018

The BioSystems Food and Wine Solutions range of analytical reagents and instruments for agro and wine laboratories is now available from Metrohm in Australia and New Zealand.


Can NZ eradicate Mycoplasma bovis from its cattle herd?

03 April, 2018

NZ is testing milk from every dairy farm in the country as it attempts to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis from its herd.


SICK DOSIC ultrasonic sensor

22 March, 2018

The DOSIC ultrasonic sensor operates according to the concept of time-of-flight difference and provides an alternative to Coriolis mass flowmeters.


More accurate food allergen screening method

19 March, 2018

An improved LC-LC/MS method for food allergen screening is nearing industrial use after FOAM Classification by the AOAC.


GunnLab builds new laboratory

14 March, 2018

GunnLab has relocated to Bayside in Melbourne and is building a brand new laboratory.


Risky food contact materials

27 February, 2018 by Nate Seltenrich*

Sometimes there's more to food than just, well, the food itself — materials that come into contact with food as it is being processed, packaged and transported have the potential to leach chemicals into the product.


Particle size analysis of chocolate powder

15 February, 2018

The Particle Size Analyser PSA 1190 from Anton Paar is able to perform measurements on sugar, milk powder and chocolate powder — including much bulkier agglomerated chocolate powder used in the preparation of instant hot chocolate.


CDR WineLab chemical analysis system

15 February, 2018

CDR WineLab enables onsite testing, with results available in just minutes, allowing faster decisions to be made during the vinification process.


Low-cost tool detects bacteria in food in two hours

31 January, 2018

A sensitive and reliable bacteria-detecting chip that can determine the bacterial load of foods, beverages or water in under two hours is being patented by University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers.


How to detect fake liquors

24 January, 2018

Scientists have engineered a portable, disposable sensor that can detect fake or altered liquors.


Olympus Magna-Mike 8600 portable thickness gauge

11 January, 2018

The Olympus Magna-Mike 8600 portable thickness gauge is suitable for quality control testing of plastic and glass packaging material from as little as 0.001 mm up to 25.4 mm but can be extended to other non-ferrous products such as aluminium, paper, wood and foam containers or detecting air bag tear seams.


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