System Comparison

System Comparison

Comparing the CAL3K-AP, CAL3K-A, CAL3K-S and CAL3K-F Oxygen Bomb Calorimeter Systems.


FEATURE CAL3K-AP CAL3K-A CAL3K-S CAL3K-F
MASS HEAP No No No No
BALANCE INTERFACE Yes, from 1.2 to 38.4KB Yes, from 1.2 to 38.4KB Yes, from 1.2 to 38.4KB Yes, from 1.2 to 38.4KB
RESULT MEMORY 1024 records, 262KB 1024 records 300 records 300 records
TEMPERATURE RESOLUTION 0.000'001°C 0.000'001°C 0.000'001°C 0.000'001°C
DISPLAY 4 x 40 character LCD 4 x 40 character LCD 4 x 20 character LCD 4 x 40 character LCD
KEYBOARD QWERTY, External, PS2 QWERTY, External, PS2 QWERTY, External, PS2 QWERTY, External, PS2
SAMPLE ID 16 characters, auto-increment 16 characters, auto-increment 16 characters, auto-increment 16 characters, auto-increment
GROUP ID 16 characters 16 characters - 16 characters
VESSEL RECORD Yes, unlimited Yes, unlimited Yes, limited Yes, limited
REAL TIME Yes Yes Yes Yes
CHASSIS IDENTIFICATION Yes, number Yes, number Yes Yes
CALIBRATION Normal average & PC Normal average & PC Normal average & PC Normal average & PC
HISTORY CALIBRATION Yes, up to 10 runs Yes, up to 10 runs Yes, up to 16 runs Yes, up to 10 runs
UNITS KJ, BTU, CAL KJ, BTU, CAL KJ, BTU, CAL KJ, BTU, CAL
RESULT COMPENSATION Via PC (InterCal), Default Via PC (InterCal), Default Yes Yes
RESULT VALIDATION Yes Yes Yes Yes
VESSEL PRESS, MONITOR Up to 100 bar No No No
OXYGEN FILLING Automatic Manual Manual Manual
DE-FILLING Automatic Manual Manual Manual
MAX CHASSIS RECORDING Yes Yes Yes Yes
CHASSIS NAME 20 characters, Bluetooth name 20 characters, Bluetooth name - -
PASSWORD CAL3K & PC Password CAL3K & PC Password CAL3K & PC Password CAL3K & PC Password
NETWORK MULTIPLE CALORIMETERS No No No No
VESSEL LEAK MONITOR Yes, flags results and warning No No No
EVENT STORAGE ~6000 events ~6000 events - ~3000 events
EVENT TYPES ~70 different events ~70 different events - ~80 different events
EVENT CLASSIFICATION Operational & Technical Operational & Technical - Yes
VESSEL LOCKOUT, LOCK-IN Yes, Manual/ Auto Linking Yes, Manual/ Auto Linking Yes, Manual/ Auto Linking Yes, Manual/ Auto Linking
SAMPLE REPEAT SPEED 6 min 4 - 5 min 30 min 7 - 8 min
OPERATOR TIME PER TEST +/- 3 min +/- 3 min +/- 3 min +/- 3 min
COOLING Air Air Built-in Air
COOLING MODES Ambient/ Fixed Ambient/ Fixed Ambient/ Fixed Ambient/ Fixed
RSD <0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1
POWER CONSUMPTION 0-264 VAC 12W 0-264 VAC 12W 12 VAC 6W 12 VAC 6W
POWER SUPPLY External 12V External 12V External 12V External 12V
WATER CONSUMPTION None None None None
REPEATABILITY <0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.1%
CALORIMETER TYPE Dynamic, Isothermal, Adiabatic Dynamic, Isothermal, Adiabatic Dynamic Dynamic
NUMBER OF VESSELS Unlimited Unlimited Limited (1) Unlimited
CLOSURE TYPE Bayonet Lid Bayonet Lid Screw Cap (thread) Bayonet Lid
TESTS P/H WITH 2 VESSELS 10+ 10+ 1 - 2 Sample with 1 Vessel Only 8+
BOMB VESSEL TYPE Removable Removable Removable Removable
BOMB VESSEL WASHING Manual Manual Manual Manual
PRINTER CONNECTION RS232 RS232 RS232 RS232
BALANCE CONNECTION RS232 RS232 RS232 RS232
ENVIRONMENTAL 5-40°C 5-40°C 5-40°C 5-40°C
PRINTING OF RESULTS Via PC Software Via PC Software Via PC Software or RS2232 Via PC Software or RS2232
PC SOFTWARE Advanced Advanced Advanced Advanced
CORRECTION FACTORS 8 8 4 8
MASS ENTRY Auto & Manual Auto & Manual Auto & Manual Auto & Manual
CE/ TUV CERTIFICATE Yes (Pending) Yes (Pending) Yes (Pending) Yes (Pending)
VESSEL DETERMINATIONS Unlimited Unlimited 5000 Unlimited
SPIKING Yes Yes Yes Yes
SELF TESTING Yes Yes Yes Yes
CONNECTIVITY USB 2.0, 2 x RS232 at 115.2 KB for Bluetooth USB 2.0, 2 x RS232 at 115.2 KB for Bluetooth USB 2.0, 2 x RS232 at 115.2 KB USB 2.0, 2 x RS232 at 115.2 KB
STATS Yes Yes Yes Yes
PRINTING Yes, D1 port, 1.2 to 115.2KB Yes, D1 port, 1.2 to 115.2KB Yes Yes
MOISTURE COMPENSATION Yes Yes Yes Yes
FOOD FIBER COMPENSATION Yes Yes Yes Yes
LIMS Yes Yes Yes Yes
RESULT APPROVAL Yes, Keyboard or PC Yes, Keyboard or PC Yes, Keyboard or PC Yes, Keyboard or PC
REAL TIME PRINTOUT Yes, optional as toner and parameter header Yes, optional as toner and parameter header - Yes, optional as toner and parameter header
GELATINE CAPSULE Yes Yes Yes Yes

*Please note that specifications are subject to change at any time. Please consult your agent.

**Please read the instruction manual provided with your product carefully when operating the system.