A&D 2013 Lab Equipment Catalogue

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Contents
Microbalances............................ 3
Analytical Balances.....................3-5
Precision Balances......................6-7
Compact Balances...................... 8
Moisture Analyzers..................... 9
Viscometers................................ 10
Pipette Management................... 11
Overview
On the following pages you will find an
overview of the laboratory measurement and
analysis instruments from A&D Weighing.
The products are divided into four categories:
• Balances
• Moisture Analyzers
• Pipette Test
• Viscometers
In each category, products with different
features range from basic to sophisticated
capabilities to match any application, need
and budget.
Accessories & Software...............12
About A&D Weighing
Warranty & Support
Founded in 1977 and inspired by innovations
in Analog to Digital conversion, A&D is a global
leader in advanced measurement instruments.
A&D Weighing serves the Americas from our
Silicon Valley headquarters in San Jose, CA, an
area that is also home to many leading biotech
firms. We are a trusted name in many markets
including:
All balances in this catalog are backed by the best
warranty in the industry- 5 years.
• Research
• Industrial Production
• Food Processing
• Jewelry
To Learn More
Details on each product family, including
videos are found on our website:
www.andweighing.com
Quality and Corporate Responsibility
A&D adheres to ISO:9001-2008 and all the
products found in this catalog are designed
and manufactured in our own facilities in Japan
and South Korea.
Contact us or your local A&D Weighing distribution
partner who can also assist you with:
• After-sales service
• In-place calibration
Ion Series
Microbalances and Analytical Balances
All Ion Series balances include a built-in ionizer to defeat static.
Microgram Measurements Made Simpler
Better Analytical Balances
The BM-20 and BM-22 microbalances have the
features and standard accessories to simplify
microgram measurements. Now microgram
( µg ) measurements are accessible to all
ed budget.
researchers, even on a limited
The other models of the Ion Series, including the
BM-500 with its 520g x 0.1mg range, also have
large weighing chambers with removable shelf
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which offers practical
convenience.
Built-in Fanless Ionizer
Removable
Separation Plate
Neutralizes charged samples,
standard on all BM models.
Anti-static Glass
Draft Shield
Measure your sample not
the static.
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Innovative Breeze Break
The BM-20 and BM-22 have
a novel double-ring
structure, making an inner
breeze break unnecessary,
the result is the largest
chamber in a microbalance
and simpifies filter weighing.
Reverse Backlit LCD
The ultimate in
readability.
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Analytical
Phoenix (GH) Series
Gemini (GR) Series
Gemini Series balances offer a large weighing chamber
yet occupy little space in comparison to conventional
balances with rear-mounted motors. These analytical
balances are easy to use and calibrate and they adjust
their settings based on environmental changes.
Phoenix Series balances with internal calibration
feature high-quality design and performance. These
balances provide analytical resolution, are easy to use
and calibrate, and adjust their settings in response to
environmental changes.
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• Internal Calibration
• Balance ID Number
• Balance ID Number
• Data Memory Function
• Data Memory Function
• Auto “Power On” Function
• Auto “Power On” Function
• Underhook Capability
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• 5 Year Warranty
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Balances
Orion (HR) Series
Galaxy (HR-A) Series
New for 2013, the HR-A Series are entry-level Compact
Analytical Balances with a shatterproof, anti-static draft
shield. The rotary doors also give Galaxy balances the
smallest footprint ever in an A&D analytical (0.1mg) balance.
The Orion Series is A&D’s classic balance and can be found
in hundreds of laboratories worldwide. Easy to use, durable
and flexible, this family offers solid reliability.
• Compact Size
•Data Memory Function
• Internal Calibration (HR-AZ Models)
•Auto “Power On” Function
• Shatterproof anti-static draft shield with rotary doors
•5 Year Warranty
• Auto “Power On” Function
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Precision
MC Series
GX Series
GF Series
The MC Series is A&D’s most capable high precision
balance. An extended resolution version of the GX,
it is equipped with enhanced functions and options
so it can be used as a mass comparator as well.
The extended resolution enables measurement of
minute weight changes of heavy objects and small
variations in the presence of heavy tare containers.
The GX Series adds internal calibration to the
GF. Our patented Super Hybrid Sensor (SHS)
technology improves response speed and
minimizes maintenance costs. SHS combines
the best of magnetic force restoration and
single point load sensing technologies.
Fast measurements and high precision make
the GF ideal for bench-top and automated use.
With its performance, robust design and minimum
maintenance cost, the GF also finds use in OEM
and automated systems. The GF Series offers
larger pan sizes and higher capacities beyond the
FX-i Series.
• Manage ASTM & OIML Weights
• Auto-centering Pan Options
• Automatic Internal Calibration
• Balance ID Number
• Time and Date Function
• Underhook Capability
• Density mode
• Comparator function
• Counting mode
• % mode
• Automatic Internal Calibration
• Time and Date Function
• Balance ID Number
• Quick Reference Card attached
• Underhook Capability
• Density mode
• Comparator function
• Counting mode
• % mode
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• Balance ID Number
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• Underhook Capability
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Balances
FZ-i Series
FX-i Series
The FZ-i Series adds internal calibration to the
functionality of the FX-i Series. Both the FZ-i and
FX-i take advantage of the Compact Super-Hybrid
Sensor (SHS) to provide quick (one second)
readings with high precision. The Statistical
Calculation Function (SCF) provides statistical data
display or output of weighed samples.
Functionality and performance of the FZ-i Series
but with external calibration only. As such, seven
models of the FX-i are also available in Legal-forTrade versions.
Waterproof FX-i / FZ-i
A&D applied its expertise in the design of
waterproof scales to develop the world’s first
IP-65 rated 1 mg balance. Think of the FX-iWP and
The FZ-iWP as “accident-proof” balances at home
in environments that would render other balances
inoperable.

• Internal Calibration
• RS-232C Standard
• USB option
• SCF-Statistical Calculation Function
• Comparator Function
• GLP/GMP/GCP/ISO Compliant
• RS-232C standard
• USB option
• SCF-Statistical Calculation Function
• Comparator Function
• GLP/GMP/GCP/ISO Compliant
• Waterproof versions of the FX-i & FZ-i
• Internal Calibration (FZ-iWP models)
• IP65 rated dustproof and waterproof
• RS-232C standard
• GLP/GMP/GCP/ISO Compliant




























































































Compact Balances
Everest (EK-i) Series
Newton (EJ) Series
EK-i compact balances provide a wide selection of
capacities and resolutions. Versatile features include full
digital calibration and a large LCD, back-lit display. Its small
footprint, optional carrying case and rechargeable NiCd
battery make it convenient and portable.
EJ Series “Newton” are entry-level precision compact
balances and offer features for a diverse variety of weighing
applications. The Newton provides the performance that users
have come to expect from A&D at a value price point.
• RS-232C Standard
• Counting function
• Auto Power Off Function
• Rechargeable NiCd battery option
• Comparator function
• Underhook Capability
• Durable metal case
• RS-232C interface optional
• USB interface option
• Battery or AC operation
• Check-Weighing function
• Underhook Capability


























































































Moisture Analyzers
MS / MX / MF / ML Series
WinCT-Moisture software offers
real-time graphical data display and
determines the optimum heating
temperature for samples. Included
with MS/MX models.
• Fast, uniform heating with halogen lamp
up to 200°C in 4 heating modes:
• Standard
• Quick
• Step
• Ramp
RsTemp function tracks % moisture
and drying rate vs. time.
• 5 measurement programs:
• Standard
• Quick
• Automatic
• Timer
• Manual
• Standard RS-232C
• GMP / GCP / ISO / Date & Time
RsFig measuring the Sodium Tartrate standard
provided with all analyzers. Graph demonstrates
excellent repeatability as moisture values converge
when tested at different temperatures.







































Viscometers
A&D Viscometers use a highly sensitive tuning-fork vibration technique. A pair of thin
sensor plates are driven in the sample liquid, which can be as little as 2 ml. This innovative
vibration viscometer approach is suitable for measuring Newtonian fluids and has already
been accredited by the National Institute of Technology & Evaluation of Japan along with
the capillary and rotational viscometer techniques.
Common characteristics of A&D viscometers:
 Simple operation
 15 second initial measurement time
 Wide measurement range
 Real-time display.
 1% repeatability over full scale
SV1A/10A/100A Series
SV10/100 Series
2 ml sample (SV-1A)
•
•
10 ml sample (SV-10A/100A)
•
Water jacket included
• Measure as low as 0.3 cP
• RS-232C standard
•
Measure as low as 0.3 cP
• RS-232C standard
• 2 Year Warranty
•
2 Year Warranty




 






 



Pipette Management
A&D pipette testers comply with ISO 8655 and support techniques based on the gravimetric method.
These products are the basis for our 2-step approach to verify pipette integrity and accuracy:
AD-1690
FX-300i-PT
AD-4212A-PT
1. Leak test. Most failures are due to
damaged seals, O-rings, pistons or
tip-holders. The AD-1690 tests by
creating and measuring a vacuum.
No contaminants or dust enters the
pipette because air is evacuated from
the pipette.
2. Volume measurement. Three dedicated pipette accuracy testers
and the BM-14 Pipette Accuracy Kit are available, all with WinCTPipette software to speed data collection and management.
• Evaporation trap and thermometer ensure precise measurements.
• Calibration weight and tweezers included.
• Packed in a convenient carrying case.
• Tests in 5 seconds
• Replaceable air filter
• 4 attachments for tips
Pipette Accuracy Tester Specifications
in accordance with ISO 8655
from 1 µL to 10 ml
ISO8655 Requirements
Pipette
Volume
Permissible Error
Accuracy
(µL)
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Repeatability
±%
±µ
%
µL
1 5.0
0.05 5.0
0.05
2 4.0
0.08 2.0
0.04
5 2.5 0.125 1.5
0.075
10 1.2
0.12 0.8
0.08
20 1.0
0.2
0.5
0.1
50 1.0
0.5
0.4
0.2
100 0.8
0.8
0.3
0.3
200 0.8
1.6
0.3
0.6
500 0.8
4.0
0.3
1.5
1000 0.8
8.0
0.3
3.0
2000 0.8
16
0.3
6.0
5000 0.8
40
0.3
15.0
10,000 0.6
60
0.3
30.0
Daily inspection, simplified verification
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Minimum
Weighing
Value
mg
0.001
BM-14
0.01

AD-4212B-PT
0.1
1.0

AD-4212A-PT

FX-300i-PT
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AD-1688
WinCT Software
Weighing Data Logger
Another first from A&D, the
AD-1688 Weighing Data Logger is
IP65-rated (water/dust resistant)
and ideal for use in situations
where a PC or printer cannot be
placed near the balance or when
there is a need to collect data
from multiple balances in different
locations.
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Free to download from the A&D website, WinCT
works with any A&D balance which has RS-232. It
includes helpful tools such as RsKey, RsCom and
RsWeight which allows weighing data to be retrieved
from the balance and displayed in real-time. Maximum, minimum, average, standard deviation and
coefficient of variation values of data are calculated
and displayed.
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