1-Cube Vitascop Easi-Twin Germination Viability Tester - Available at GRAINTEC SCIENTIFIC (Australia)
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Description
Specifications
Media

Description

The Vitascop germination viability tester is for use in MALTINGS and SEED TESTING laboratories for

  • Germination Viability - Instrument using a solution of tetrazolium salts for embryo staining to obtain germination viability
  • Pre-Germination Testing using copper sulphate solution
  • Acrospire Profile Testing of Malt
  • Tetrazolium Test - The twin pots are individually programmable for TIME, TEMPERATURE and VACUUM.

Specifications

Technical Parameters

  • Temperature: 30°C to 69 °C
  • Vacuum: 18,5 mm Hg
  • Time: 0 to 99.99 minutes
  • Accuracy: + - 1 %
  • Reproducibility: 0,5%
  • Power requirements: 230V/50Hz, 150W
  • Dimensions:200x160x200 mm (height x width x depth)

 

Technical Description
The Easi-Twin Germination Viability Tester is a completely self-contained two cell unit to test the germinative capacity of grain, for use in SEED TESTING laboratories and MALTING laboratories.

The instrument is designed to enable the user to perform the following tests using a single piece of apparatus:

  • GERMINATION (Viability) testing
  • PRE- GERMINATION
  • ACROSPIRE PROFILE
  • ACCELERATED GROWTH

 

Sample Cells

  • Sample cells and seed holders are manufactured from food Acetal Homopolymer and stainless steel
  • Sample cells and seed holders are removable for filling and cleaning
  • Sample cells and seed holders are interchangeable
  • Each cell position can be individually programmed for time and temperature
  • System protected by in-line filter
  • Microprocessor control allows testing to be carried out under reproducible and standardised conditions

Media

Germination Viability Tester