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Article | October 5, 2009
Calibration system for equipment with continuous gas flushing
System applies to food and pharmaceutical applications where carbon dioxide or nitrogen is flushed into the package to displace oxygen to extend shelf life.
Mocon Inc.’s oxygen GSA™ (gas stream analyzer) Model 102 is a compact unit designed as an inline addition to vertical form/fill/seal units, rotary pouch machines, and horizontal flow wrappers. Model 102 employs a self-initiating Cal-Smart® calibration system that uses ambient air and advanced electronic controls to perform a two-point calibration (0- and 21-% gas levels) versus commonly used room air or certified gas methods.
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