News: Applications

Honey Processing

May 3, 2018

Application Note: Honey; This nature's golden treat consumed in every country in the world is produced by honeybees from the nectar of flowers. Honey is a syrupy biological product containing glucose, fructose and water, in addition to small quantities of proteins, minerals, organic acids and vitamins. The K-Patents Sanitary Process Refractometer PR-43-AC measures in real-time the concentration of the honey. It is important to keep the final moisture content of the honey within certain values.

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Monitoring Organics in Food and Beverage Side-Streams or Wastewater Streams

May 2, 2018

Application Note: The Food and Beverage Industry requires large amount of water for their processing. Wastewater generated from the production includes organic pollutants; in the food and beverage industry these are namely oils and fats, alcohol, proteins and carbohydrates. All of them are problematic to the environment. The wastewater from food and beverage plants needs to be monitored to ensure compliance to environmental regulations.

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Brown Stock Washing

March 13, 2018

Application Note: Brown Stock Washing might happen at very early stage in the paper making process, but it is an important step as it will affect all the subsequent production stages, the economics of the mill as well as the end quality of the product, the paper.

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Updated Milk Application Note Split into Three Subcategories

May 29

Application Note: K-Patents refractometers are the ideal devices for monitoring the concentration of milk from the beginning of the process to the end to ensure a product that meets legal standards and recipe requirements, and to obtain a final product of high quality and long shelf life.

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From Seaweed to Medical Fabrics: K-Patents Application Note on Alginate Fibers

March 6, 2017

Application Note: Extracted from brown algae seaweed, sodium alginate is a multi-purpose, skin and nutrition safe ingredient used in different industries. The pharmaceutical industry has found alginates especially useful due to their gel forming, non-toxic and highly absorbent properties. Medical dressings made of alginate fibers are ideal for burns and open wounds as they help to accelerate the healing process.

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