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  • Falcon In-line NIR Analyzer

    Falcon In-line NIR Analyzer In-process Analysis for Moisture & Oil The Falcon 200 is an ideal solution for the in-line analysis of many food and agriculture products. ​ Moisture and oil ar critical component during many processing and manufacturing stages.The Falcon 200 can offer you in-line, real time information on your product's moisture and oil levels. ​ The Falcon 200 is IP67 rated and utilizes NIR technology to take several measurements each second. Results can viewed on a display head or exported to PLC or other management system. Download Brochure Request More Information

  • Feed Analyzer | NIR Analyzer

    Phoenix 5000 NIR Feed Analyzer 30 Second Analysis for Moisture, Fat, Protein Fiber & Ash The Phoenix 5000 Feed Analyzer offers feed and feed ingredient manufacturers fast, at-line and lab analysis to optimize production, minimize costs and ensure a consistent product. ​ Control moisture and quality for incoming ingredients Test raw materials to optimize meal formulation Monitor moisture and fat in extruders and dryers Confirm final product matches label requirements ​ Download Brochure Request More Information Best Performance The Phoenix 5000 delivers the best in reliability, precision, and accuracy by utilizing a scanning monochromator, the most trusted NIR tecnology for producing consistent products. Easy to Use Software The Phoenix 5000's software utilizes color coded buttons and tabs to allow operators to learn and use the instrument easily. Flexible Data Handling Operators can export results to Excel, LIMS, or modbus. Custom reports can be designed to generate COA's directly on the Phoenix 5000. Designed for Transferrability The Phoenix 5000 has configurable wavelength resolutions of 0.5, 1 and 2 nm. This allows us to transfer customer legacy databases from other NIR instruments to the Phoenix 5000 in minutes. Made in the USA Every Phoenix 5000 instrument is manufactured at our company headquarters in Jessup, MD. Explore the Phoenix 5000 Only The Phoenix 5000 employs a sample handling system that scans more than 90% of the sample within the sample cup. ​ Other NIR systems only rotate the cup which scans less than 20% of the sample. ​ The Phoenix 5000's advanced sampling system is able to move the sample cup both laterally and rotationally which increases the total area scanned and improves accuracy, repeatability and precision. Phoenix 5000's Scan Area Other NIR Instruments' Scan Area Minimize Sampling Error Want to know more?

  • Breakfast Cereal Analyzer | NIR Analyzer

    Phoenix 5000 NIR Breakfast Cereal Analyzer 30 Second Analysis for Moisture & Sugar The Phoenix 5000 Breakfast Cereal Analyzer offers cereal producers fast, at-line and laboratory analysis to optimize production, minimize costs and ensure a consistent high quality product. ​ Monitor and confirm quality for incoming ingredients Monitor oil and moisture after fryer or oven Ensure a consistent amount of sugar Confirm the quality of finished product ​ Download Brochure Request More Information Best Performance The Phoenix 5000 delivers the best in reliability, precision, and accuracy by utilizing a scanning monochromator, the most trusted NIR tecnology for producing consistent products. Easy to Use Software The Phoenix 5000's software utilizes color coded buttons and tabs to allow operators to learn and use the instrument easily. Flexible Data Handling Operators can export results to Excel, LIMS, or modbus. Custom reports can be designed to generate COA's directly on the Phoenix 5000. Designed for Transferrability The Phoenix 5000 has configurable wavelength resolutions of 0.5, 1 and 2 nm. This allows us to transfer customer legacy databases from other NIR instruments to the Phoenix 5000 in minutes. Made in the USA Every Phoenix 5000 instrument is manufactured at our company headquarters in Jessup, MD. Explore the Phoenix 5000 Only The Phoenix 5000 employs a sample handling system that scans more than 90% of the sample within the sample cup. ​ Other NIR systems only rotate the cup which scans less than 20% of the sample. ​ The Phoenix 5000's advanced sampling system is able to move the sample cup both laterally and rotationally which increases the total area scanned and improves accuracy, repeatability and precision. Phoenix 5000's Scan Area Other NIR Instruments' Scan Area Minimize Sampling Error Want to Know More?

  • Pet Food Analyzer | NIR Analyzer

    Phoenix 5000 NIR Pet Food Analyzer 30 Second Analysis for Moisture, Protein, Fat, Fiber, Starch & Ash The Phoenix 5000 Pet Food Analyzer offers pet food manufacturers fast, at-line and lab analysis to optimize production, minimize costs, improve safety and ensure they meets label requirements. ​ ​ Control moisture and quality for incoming ingredients Test raw materials to optimize meal formulation Improve safety by identifying microingredients Verify quality of bin bottoms Monitor moisture and fat in extruders and dryers Produce a consistent product. Ensure final product matches label requirements. ​ Download Brochure Request More Information Best Performance The Phoenix 5000 delivers the best in reliability, precision, and accuracy by utilizing a scanning monochromator, the most trusted NIR tecnology for producing consistent products. Easy to Use Software The Phoenix 5000's software utilizes color coded buttons and tabs to allow operators to learn and use the instrument easily. Flexible Data Handling Operators can export results to Excel, LIMS, or modbus. Custom reports can be designed to generate COA's directly on the Phoenix 5000. Designed for Transferrability The Phoenix 5000 has configurable wavelength resolutions of 0.5, 1 and 2 nm. This allows us to transfer customer legacy databases from other NIR instruments to the Phoenix 5000 in minutes. Made in the USA Every Phoenix 5000 instrument is manufactured at our company headquarters in Jessup, MD. Explore the Phoenix 5000 Only The Phoenix 5000 employs a sample handling system that scans more than 90% of the sample within the sample cup. ​ Other NIR systems only rotate the cup which scans less than 20% of the sample. ​ The Phoenix 5000's advanced sampling system is able to move the sample cup both laterally and rotationally which increases the total area scanned and improves accuracy, repeatability and precision. Phoenix 5000's Scan Area Other NIR Instruments' Scan Area Minimize Sampling Error Ingredients Test that they are within specifications - claims program; Use H value to screen for adulterations; Confirm micro-ingredients (white powders); Extruder The Phoenix 5000's innovative sample handling ensure you scan more than 90% of the sample cup, compare to 25% with other NIR instruments. Verify your levels are where they should be before they continue through the process Mixer Drying Oven Confirm moisture and adjust to optimize drying Fat Coating Confirm that fat coating is within spec Optimizing Production with the Phoenix 5000 Want to Know More?

  • Remote Support | Blue Sun Scientific

    Remote Support Get Remote Support Quickly Enter the Session ID your Blue Sun Technical Manager has provided to you to begin your remote support session.

  • Blue Sun Scientific | Analytical Solutions | NIR Analyzers | United States

    Welcome to Blue Sun Scientific We offer award-winning, proven laboratory and in-process analytical solutions for Food & Agricultural, Environmental, and Chemical analysis. We have been designing and manufacturing analytical solutions since 1996 -- all of which we continue to support today. NIR Our industry leading NIR solutions offer rapid and precise analysis of many agricultural and food products. Save time and money using this non-destructive method with flexible data handling supported by industry experts. Read More Proximate Improve lab safety with automated Kjeldahl and Soxhlet instruments for distillations and extractions. These analyzers utilize universally accepted methods for primary analysis of protein and fat. Read More Wet Chemistry Automated discrete and flow analyzers can streamline testing for water, soil, plant tissues and wine. All of our wet chemistry instruments come preprogrammed with EPA and ISO methods. Read More Wine Analysis Multi-parameter wine analyzers for determining wine quality. Our easy to use wine instruments help winemakers and labs reduce costs and produce a consistent product. Read More

  • Preventative Maintenance | Blue Sun Scientific

    Preventative Maintenance Consistent preventive maintenance visits ensure your NIR instruments last and continue to provide you with reliable data. ​ In some industries, they are required during audits or by customers who need to validate the efficacy of the instruments to ensure the NIR results are trustworthy. ​ While all major instrument companies offer this service, many choose to discontinue it on older instruments. However, in many instances, these instruments have many years of life left. ​ At Blue Sun Scientific, we believe that service should be available for the entire lifetime of the instrument. This is why we offer Preventative Maintenance and repair on legacy instrument models as well as our own. ​ To receive more information on our PM services or to schedule a PM visit, please fill out the form below.

  • Service and Repair | Blue Sun Scientific

    Service and Repair Most users, rely on their instruments to optimize production or provide consistent data for quality control or research.When your instrument goes down, you need it back up and running quickly. ​ With over 10 year of experience in hardware support for a wide variety of NIR instruments, Caltest, Services can confidently repair your instrument back to factory standards. We can also recondition and customize your current NIR Instrument to your specification. Caltest, Services has the parts and knowledge to get your NIR instruments running like new. -All repairs are done by Caltest, Services trained technicians Quotes can be provided prior to initiating repair. All parts and labor are warranted for 90 days. Customer is responsible for all shipping and handling costs. ​ If you would information on an instrument's repair or simply want to learn more about our service packages, please fill out the form below. Someone from our service department will contact you within 24 hours.

  • Help Desk | Blue Sun Scientific

    Help Desk We are here to help. We are here and ready to service your NIR and wet chemistry instruments. Whether your instrument needs repair, application support or a service contract, you can get in touch with us using this contact form. A service representative will promptly review your request and contact you with all of our available solutions. ​ For urgent service requests, please call our service department: (410) 705-2279 ext 1

  • Monitoring | Blue Sun Scientific

    Monitoring and Data Management Caltest's Monitoring Program includes our proprietary software the Sentinel. This program helps with routine diagnostic checks, chart diagnostic performance over time and includes a built-in lamp meter. Our program also includes a print feature that will automatically export your NIR results into a custom Excel format, allowing for easy printing and viewing of results. Our Monitoring Program also features regular reports on instrument and calibration performance, back up of important files, bias adjustments for your calibration and technical support. Participates of our monitoring program our requested to regular evaluate and update their calibrations to insure accurate results.

  • SUPPORT | Blue Sun Scientific

    Service and Support Welcome to Caltest Services, the service and support arm of Blue Sun Scientific. Since 1997, we have offered consulting and application support for a wide variety of NIR Instrument platforms to ensure the success of your NIR program.. We can repair , calibrate and monitor your NIR Instrument to ensure confidence in its results. We also offer a full range of calibration services from new calibrations, to updates and adjustments. Our Monitoring program includes software solutions to help with routine diagnostic checks and Sample Result management, along with regular reports on both calibration and instrument performances. ​ These services and more are available for our own instruments as well as a wide variety of other NIR instrument platforms. Help Desk and Contact Information Our support staff is ready to assist with all of your NIR needs. ​ Read More > Preventative Maintenance Extend your NIR instrument's life and be confident in your results. ​ Read More > Training and Education Grow your NIR knowledge with instrument and software training. ​ Coming Soon Calibration Development Improve your existing calibrations and develop new ones. ​ Read More > Ongoing Monitoring Services Ensure the health of your instrument and protect your data ​ Read More > Instrument Service and Repair Improve your existing calibrations and develop new ones. ​ Read More > Parts and Consumables Sample cups, lamps and more for Blue Sun, FOSS and Unity NIR instruments. ​ Read More >

  • Calibration Services | Blue Sun Scientific

    Calibration Development Caltest Services has over 20 years of experience developing calibration spanning a wide variety of products and NIR Instrument Platforms. You can choose from our vast library of product calibrations and let us customize a calibration to your application. We also can update your existing calibration to accommodate switching reference lab, switching Instrument platforms, new sample prep methodology and/or crop/production year variation. We provide detailed plots and evaluation of your calibration improvement process. We also include a grade report with two separate grading systems, to give you as accurate of a picture of your calibration's performance as is possible, allowing you to have complete confidence in your calibration.

  • Industries | Blue Sun Scientific

    Can We Help You Find an Industry Solution? Dairy Butter Cheese Milk Powders ​ Environmental Remote Monitoring WasteWater Water, Soil & Plant Tissue Feed Animal Feed Feed Ingredients Pet Food Food Breakfast Cereal Chocolate Potato Snack Food Forage Forage ​ ​ Grains Flour Milling Grain Handling Meat Fish Poultry Rendering Oilseeds Olive Oil Canola (Rapeseed) Soybean Spices Spices Tobacco Cut Chewing Reconstituted University Animal Science Food Science Wine Wine Laboratories Wineries & Cooperatives Don't See Your Industry? If you would like to learn more about custom application development: Contact Us

  • Canola Analyzer | NIR Analyzer

    Phoenix 6000 NIR Canola Analyzer 30 Second Analysis for Moisture, Fat, Protein, Fiber, FFA, & Chlorophyll The Phoenix 6000 Canola (Rapeseed) Analyzer offers canola processors and seed breeders fast, at-line and lab analysis to optimize production, minimize costs and ensure a consistent product. ​ Control moisture and quality for incoming canola. Optimize the pressing and extraction process Analyze canola meal for residual oil Determine the quality of oil (FFA & peroxide value) ​ Download Brochure Request More Info Best Performance The Phoenix 6000 delivers the best in reliability, precision, and accuracy by utilizing a scanning monochromator, the most trusted NIR tecnology for producing consistent products. Easy to Use Software The Phoenix 6000's software utilizes color coded buttons and tabs to allow operators to learn and use the instrument easily. Flexible Data Handling Operators can export results to Excel, LIMS, or modbus. Custom reports can be designed to generate COA's directly on the Phoenix 6000. Designed for Transferrability The Phoenix 6000 has configurable wavelength resolutions of 0.5, 1 and 2 nm. This allows us to transfer customer legacy databases from other NIR instruments to the Phoenix 6000 in minutes. Made in the USA Every Phoenix 6000 instrument is manufactured at our company headquarters in Jessup, MD. Explore the Phoenix 6000 Only The Phoenix 6000 employs a sample handling system that scans more than 90% of the sample within the sample cup. ​ Other NIR systems only rotate the cup which scans less than 20% of the sample. ​ The Phoenix 6000's advanced sampling system is able to move the sample cup both laterally and rotationally which increases the total area scanned and improves accuracy, repeatability and precision. Phoenix 5000's Scan Area Other NIR Instruments' Scan Area Minimize Sampling Error Sideloader with Autosampler Many canola processors and seed breeders process hundreds to thousands of samples each season.. ​ For highthroughput labs, the Phoenix 6000 can be configured as a side loading instrument with a 30 or 50 cup autosampler. The Phoenix 6000 with autosampler streamlines testing and reduces operator time. In the sideloading configuration, the Phoenix 6000 can analyze ISI ring cups. ​ The innovative autosampler utilizes an RFID reader/writer. The operator can program an RFID tag that adheres to the ISI ring cup back. This ensures samples are never mixed up and the results can always be trusted. ​ ​ Want to know more? Request More Info

  • Easychem 200 | Discrete Analyzer | Blue Sun Scientific

    Easychem 200 Multi-Parameter Discrete Analyzer The Easychem 200 is a high throughput discrete analyzer designed for labs that need to increase productivity and minimize costs while analyzing water, soil and plant tissue. ​ ​ 60 Sample Capacity Up to 200 tests per hour Test each sample for multiple parameters Fully automated - Simply program your worklist and walk away. Export Results to Excel, LIMS or shared drive Easy to use - No scientific background required ​ Download Brochure Request More Info Easy Operation ​ Daily operation of the Easychem 200 is simple. Worklists can be programmed in minutes. S imply enter the sample information and select which chemistries are to be performed. Press play and the Easychem 200 will run unattended for up to 720 tests. Highly Automated ​ The Easychem 200 offers a highly automated solution that allows operators to program their daily worklist and then leave the instrument to run unattended as they perform other duties around the laboratory. ​ Start up and Shut Down Calibration Curves Pre or Post Dilutions QC checks Weight and Moisture Corrrections Reagent and Instrument Monitoring Data export Multiple Reagent Positionss ​ The Easychem 200 has up to 27 reagent positions. This allows for multiple chemistries to be run in parallel. The reagent tray is refrigerated to extend the life of the reagents. Each tests uses microliters of reagents which can be a large cost savings over traditional flow instruments or manual testing. Automated Calibration Calibration curves can be automatically generated from a known standard. All calibration information is automatically saved for traceability and can be exported into reports for auditing purposes. Cost Saving Wash Station ​ The Easychem 200's integrated wash station improves throughput, reduces costs and waste and frees operator time. After an analysis is performed, the reaction cuvette undergoes a five stage cleaning and QC check. This eliminates the need for reusable cuvettes which can save thousands of dollars each year compared to other popular discrete analyzers. Preprogrammed Methods The Easychem 200 is preprogammed with EPA approved methods for a variety of sample types including wastewater, fresh water, seawater, brackish water, soils, and plant tissues. ​ A listing of the most common parameters can be found below. Sample Volume: 2-300µl, precision 1% at 10µl Reagent Volume: 5-350 µl, precision < 1% at 250µl Reaction Volume (Sample+ reagent volume, µL): 220-350 Automatic programmable pre or post dilution for each sample Maximum test per hour: 200 Main Detector: Colorimetric, temperature controlled; halogen lamp extended UV emission; automated zero settings;accuracy +/- 1% from 0 to 2.5 O.D.; linearity better than 0.5%; noise <+/- 2m Abs. At 340 nm 2.5 O.D.. Samples Rack: Removable 60-position rack Reagents Rack: Removable 27-position reagent rack, fits with 27 mL reagent bottles Dosing Syringe: 368 microliters syringe with 0.14 l resolution; Zero automatic setting; Accuracy +/- 0.5% from 2 to 350 uL Washing Station : 6 dispensing needles for washing solution, 6 sucking needles, 1 drying needle, 8 washing cycles for each cuvette Reaction Cuvette: 80 BIONEX® cuvettes replaceable singularly, over 20.000 tests Reading Methods: End point: mono o bichromatic; End Point differential (Sample blank correction); Kinetic Dimensions: L x D x H: 60cm x 67cm x40cm Weight: 32kg Explore the Easychem 200 Water Parameters Alkalinity Ammonia Boron Calcium Chloride Chlorine Free Chlorine Total Chromium IV Color Copper Diss Cyanide* Fluoride* Hardness Hydrazine Iron Diss Lead Diss Magnesium Monochloramine Nickel Diss Nitrate NO2 + NO3 Nitrite TN (persulfate)* TN (TKN)* Phenolics* Phosphate TP (TKP)* TP (persulfate)* Silica Sulfide Sulfate Urea And more... Soil Parameters Copper as Cu(I+II)- Acid-extractable Nitrate as N-NO3 - CaCl2 extractable Total Phosphorus as P - Kjeldahl Iron as Fe(II+III)- Acid-extractable Phosphorus as P-PO4 -CaCl2 extractable Magnesium as Mg(II) P (BSES-P) as P-PO4 -Acid extractable Silicon as Si - CaCl2 extractable Phosphorus as P-PO4–Olsen extractable Silicon as Si – Acid extractable Sulphate as SO42- - CaCl2 extractable Phosphorus as P-PO4 - Sorption Zinc as Zn(II)- Acid extractable Calcium as Ca(II) Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen as N-NH3 Phosphorus (Bray) as P-PO4 - Available Colwell-extractable P as P-PO4 Total Protein Ammonia as N-NH3- CaCl2 extractable Ammonia as N-NH3 – KCl extractable Chloride as Cl- - Water extractable Boron as B(III) -CaCl2 extractable Nitrate as N-NO3 – KCl extractable Nitrate as N-NO3 – Water extractable Additional Resources Easychem 200 Brochure Method Detection Limits Blue Sun Guarantee Discrete Analyzer Technology Comparison Introduction to Direct Read Technology