Water Activity Meter Aqualab Pawkit Decagon Devices
Measurements : Water Activity Applications : Baked and Snack Foods, Beef Jerky, Candy and Confectionery, Cereal and Grain Products, Coffee/Tea, Cosmetics, Dairy Products, Dried Distillers Grain, Dried/ Dehydrated Products, Materials, Nuts/Dried Fruit, Pet Food, Plastics, Processed/Cured Meat, Sauces/Dressings, Seed Longevity, Spices, Tobacco. Overview Affordable, Portable Water Activity Lightweight - just 4 ounces Pocket-sized - 3.5 x 4 inches Battery-operated Easy two point calibration Self-contained - low maintenance sensor and readout in a single unit Most affordable water activity meter on the market Limitations No temperature control Capacitance sensor limits accuracy to ± 0.02 aw Sturdy and Reliable Originally designed for government inspectors, the 4-inch Pawkit is a reliable water activity instrument for use on-the-go. How It Works To make a measurement, flip back the sensor cover and fit the Pawkit over a standard AquaLab sample cup. A push of a button brings an accurate reading within five minutes. Pawkit owners include government inspectors, jerky manufacturers, small food companies, and production-line QA managers, among others. The Pawkit is accurate to ± 0.02 aw , so it can only be used where a higher accuracy is not critical.
Sensor Type Capacitance Sensor Water Activity Accuracy ±0.02 aw Water Activity Resolution 0.01 Water Activity Range 0.00 to 1.00 aw Sample Temperature Accuracy ±0.2 Sample Temperature Resolution 0.1 ◦C Sample Dish Capacity 7.5 ml Recommended ( 15 ml Full ) Measurement Time Five Minutes Display 6-digit Custom LCD with Symbols ( 3-Digit aw and 3-Digit Temp ) Case Dimensions 6.6 x 10.7 x 2.0 cm ( 2.60 x 4.21 x 0.79 in ) Case Material Stainless Steel and Valox 325 Plastic Weight 115 g ( 4 oz ) Power 2 to 3 V Li Coin Cells ( Three Year Typical Life ) Operating Environment 4 to 50 ◦C; 0 to 90% Relative Humidity ( Non-Condensing ) Certifications CE; AOAC Approved Method for Measurement of aw