Mettler Toledo Presents the XP56 Microbalance
Product News Oct 30, 2008
Mettler Toledo has released the XP56 Microbalance, which is designed to tackle a typical problem of development and quality-control labs: With its minimum sample size and simple sample transfer procedure directly to a large tare container.
Control substances are particularly valuable materials. Their uses include calibration of analysis equipment for high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) or gas chromatography (GC).
A reduction in the use of control substances leads directly to considerable cost savings. At the same time, however, the sample quantity to be weighed must be greater than the defined minimum weight– a typical challenge for development and quality control labs.
According to Company, the XP56 microbalance by METTLER TOLEDO solves this problem with technical features: A weighing capacity of up to 52 g with a readability of 1 µg. Using ErgoClips for pistons and the MinWeigh door – a special draft shield door for very small samples – samples can be dispensed directly into larger tare containers, such as volumetric flasks.
In addition, the weighing performance of the XP56 makes it possible to weigh samples in the 2–8 mg range, while also fulfilling the minimum weight criteria according to the USP.