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Kaiser Raman PhAT probe

The no-touch, focus-free solution for Raman lab or process solids measurement

For solids and semi-solids analysis, the PhAT probe reigns supreme. Its state-of-the-art, stainless-steel probe design produces representative, focus-free, quantitative Raman measurements. The PhAT probe illuminates a large surface area and eliminates the need to align the probe for surface roughness.

A large excitation spot (6 mm) and multiple collection fibers in the PhAT probe achieves heterogenous solids sampling in both the axial and lateral dimensions. In doing so, it provides information on deeper layers in addition to the surface, which is highly useful for measuring heterogenous solids such as tablets, capsules, food solids, and polymer beads. To enhance sampling flexibility, both insertion and non-contact sampling optics are available for the PhAT probe.

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Benefits

  • Non-contact measurement of heterogeneous solids for better representation
  • Improved process control and efficiency through faster measurements
  • Non-destructive measurements from a distance
  • Reproducible sampling
  • “Focus free” alignment
  • No need to align probe for surface roughness
  • Surface and deep layer analysis

Field of Application

  • Polymers: extruded pellet quality, crystallinity, density, raw materials
  • Pharmaceutical: crystallinity, polymorphism, granulation, blend uniformity, content uniformity, coating, tableting
  • Chemicals: final product quality, blend impurities, crystallinity, raw materials
  • Food & Beverage: quality of dairy solids, meat and fish composition

Features and Specifications

Measuring principle
Raman

Laser wavelength
785 nm

Spectral coverage
175-1890 cm-1 (785 nm)

Maximum laser power into probehead
<499 mW

Sample interface
Temperature: 10°C to 40°C
Pressure: ambient
Relative humidity: 20-80%, non-condensing

Body and window materials
Body: 316L stainless steel
Window: optical-grade materials

Fiber optic cable
Design: PVC jacketed, proprietary construction
Connections: proprietary electro-optic
Temperature: –40 to 80°C
Length: 15000 mm, custom lengths available
Minimum bend radius: 152.4 mm (6 inches)

Length (mm)
305

Diameter (mm)
46

Working distance 
1 mm spot size = 35 mm focal length
1.5 mm spot size = 50 mm focal length
3 mm spot size = 125 mm focal length
4.7 spot size = 200 mm focal length
6mm spot size = 250 mm focal length

Hazardous area certifications
ATEX, North American, IECEx

Documents/ Manuals/Software

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EVENTS

IFPAC-2021 (February 28 – March 5, 2021)

Join us for our three virtual presentations at IFPAC-2021:

March 1st at 1-5:30 PM EST – SmartRaman spectroscopy for automated monitoring and control of industrial processes

March 2nd at 1-5:30 PM EST – Tips and tricks to make process Raman spectroscopy a success

March 4th at 7:45-11:00 AM EST – Raman spectroscopy for automated monitoring and control of bioprocesses

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NEWS

2020 Pharma Innovation Award

Our Kaiser Raman bIO-PRO, KS bioprocessing probe was recently selected as a 2020 Pharma Innovation Award winner by Pharma Manufacturing Magazine!

The Kaiser Raman bIO-PRO, KS probe provides fast, accurate measurement of key bioprocess variables from lab-to-process. It is an exciting advancement in our already well-established Kaiser Raman bioprocess product portfolio.

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EVENTS

2021 Pittcon Conference & Expo (March 8-12, 2021)

Join us during our two virtual presentations at the 2021 Pittcon Conference & Expo:

March 8th at 1:30 PM EST – The Role of Process Raman Spectroscopy in Chemical and Polymer Applications

March 12 at 9:30 AM EST – Analytical Model Development for Raman Spectroscopy of Pharmaceutical Solids Processing and Upstream Bioprocessing

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