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FOSS – a reliable partner for chemical analysis laboratories

More than 30,000 laboratories around the world use a FOSS solution for their daily chemical analysis work. Our systems are supported by more than 250 detailed applications and local expertise worldwide.

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FOSS service and support

More than just an instrument, FOSS solutions are supported by a global network of more than 250 highly trained service engineers.

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Analytical solution for Laboratories

Complete solutions for laboratories using chemical analysis

For many years FOSS has provided solutions designed to make routine reference analysis simple. Our radically improved Soxhlet, Kjeldahl, Weende and van Soest wet chemistry reference methods dramatically improve throughput and reduce cost per sample.


Laboratories around the world use a FOSS solution for their daily chemical analysis work. Our systems are supported by more than 300 dedicated service, application, software and calibration specialists world-wide.
Commercial laboratories will appreciate the throughput improvements

Government or research labs may be particularly interested in the flexibility and safe handling of chemicals

Laboratories at food and feed manufacturing sites will appreciate savings on operator time and calibration methods that meet with official standards

Automated Registration and Improved Traceability

The Kjeltec™ 8400 system or the 8420 or 8460 sampler systems can be connected to FOSS Compass software to register samples and track results on-line. Just connect your PC to the instrument and send the batch to the analyzer.

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Soxtec 8000 and Hydrocap 8000

Fat analysis has never been so automated and effective

Consisting of an extraction unit, a hydrolysis unit and a unique single filter that is common to both units, the new Hydrotec™ and Soxtec™ 8000 allows you to perform hydrolysis and Soxhlet analysis in one integrated action.

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Fibertec 8000

Improving Economy

Reliable results are the foundation for any laboratory. With a FOSS solution:

Automation saves attended operator time and allows for after hours operation. Simplified operations with batch handling tools enhances throughput and reduces risks of errors and associated costs.

An example from the FOSS portfolio is the Fibertec™ system. Specially designed filter crucibles with snap on lids avoid sample transfer, while batch handling offers substantial savings in handling time as well as improved analytical precision.

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Innovative technology solutions

Constantly improving on established methods, investment in innovative technology gives you new opportunities to improve your laboratory operations. With a FOSS solution:
Automation minimizes manual operations and improves throughput
Technology saves resources and time
Use of water, chemicals, solvents and energy is minimised

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Versatile Analysis Based on Approved Reference Methods

Many of our validated application notes for laboratory tests on food, feed, soil, plants, water and beverages are based on reference methods, officially approved by ISO, AOAC, IDF, EPA.
The major applications cover analysis of:
• Nitrogen/protein
• Total and crude fat and other extractable matter
• Crude, detergent and dietary fiber
• Nutrient parameters in water and soil

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Fibre conference at FOSS in Denmark

Fibre conference follow-up: video and interview


The methods and definitions used in Fibre analysis are complex and the difference in approach to fibre testing between food and feed industries adds yet another dimension to the fibre universe. The FOSS conference set out to take a fresh look at how to test fibre in food and animal feed, as shown in this video from the event.

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Documented Accuracy

To support your compliance with governmental bodies and Quality Assurance program, FOSS offers documentation for equipment qualification covering installation and operational qualification (IQ/OQ) as well as performance qualification (PQ).

Application Notes on Request

A variety of application notes support the internal development of SOPs. Contact your local sales representative for more information.

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