Does automated hardness testing software really provide that much of an advantage over manual methods? LECO's Cornerstone-based AMH55 system takes the human variance out of the process, making it fast, precise, and accurate, but just how much variance is actually involved? LECO decided to put it to the test, pitting seven humans of varying metallographic experience against the AMH55.Read More…
Elemental Analysis, Separation Science, And Metallography News By LECO
June 22, 2022
LECO solutions for wastewater and sewage sludge – Automated Moisture, ASH and Volatile Determination in Sewage Sludge
Sludge is a fundamental part of the water treatment process and the main residue of the purification treatments.Read More…
May 17, 2022
A Small Overview and Comparison
The protein content in food and feeds is one of the parameters that are commonly analysed within most routine control samples in a food laboratory. Generally, the two most used reference methods/technologies are the wet chemistry method after Kjeldahl and the combustion method after Dumas.Read More…
Year after year, the popularity of juice continues to rise. As consumers become more health- and environmentally-conscious, juice has risen to the forefront as a sustainable, vegan, and nutritious beverage option. It certainly doesn't hurt that with the pandemic, people have shifted to entertaining at home and making their own mixed drinks with juices as mixers. But how does juice actually hold up to nutritional demands?Read More…
Have you seen the article in the latest eFoodLab issue about MOSH/MOAH analytics?
In this interview Dr. Susanne Kühn from our customer Kirchhoff Institute describes how she uses LECO´s GC×GC-BT-TOF-MS for the characterization of the MOAH fraction. She describes why GC×GC enables a more detailed examination of the MOSH and MOAH fractions. Interested?
April 13, 2022
Pesto can trace its roots back to ancient times, though it really only started taking off in North America in the 1980s and 90s. Though the primary base is consistent, with pine nuts, basil, and olive oil, individual recipes vary. As canned and bottled pesto became more accessible, individual manufacturers developed their own unique flavor profiles. While these recipes are usually trade secrets, the power of GC×GC TOFMS can tease apart some of the differences.Read More…
March 18, 2022
The price of crude oil is one of the great drivers of our economy. At a minimum, the price of all goods includes costs of transporting them from manufacturer to consumer. But the price of crude oil and other oil materials can feel fickle, increasing and decreasing with supply or demand or even just market sentiment. Natural disasters or humanitarian crises can drastically impact availability or demand, sending prices hurtling skyward or crashing down. No refinery can control the entire market. All a refinery can do is operate their facilities in the most efficient and optimized manner. Doing that, however, requires an accurate way to monitor their process.Read More…
March 10, 2022
eFOOD-Lab International – Interview with Express Micro Science
Express Micro Science (EMS) is the only food nutritional laboratory in Scotland, serving clients in food, leisure, agricultural, and pharmaceutical industries. For more than ten years, they've had constant, steady growth. But after they added protein determination to their services, they struggled with their instruments and results. Finally, in 2020, after five years of frustration, they chose to replace their old instruments with the LECO protein determinators.
March 1, 2022
Effective Analysis of Dairy Products
The analysis of dairy products is an important part of the LECO product portfolio for food analysis. LECO systems control the quality, food safety and nutrition facts of milk and dairy products.. Moisture/Ash/Protein determination, precise, fast, accurate in liquid and solid matrixes. Raw milk, cream, curt, milk powder or cheese – no special sample treatment with low analysis costs.
February 24, 2022
Did you miss LECO's webinar during MDCW 2022?
Lena M. Dubois' presentation discussing solutions to challenges faced in routine analysis and discovery work during aroma analysis in the food industry is now available as on-demand video.