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MCT566 Online NIR Sensor for Snack Food

Continuous Measurement of Moisture, Fat, & Product Temperature

The MCT566 Online NIR Sensor is designed for demanding environmental conditions in food and snack food manufacturing. Several of the largest food manufacturing plants in the world trust the MCT566 to help operators control moisture, fat, and other parameters to meet product specifications with every production run. The MCT566 features NIR technology, widely used and accepted in food production.


Sensor Enclosure IP67 rated stainless steel
Reading Speed Up to 99 readings/second
High-Speed Gaiting Available? Yes
Communication Options USB, Ethernet TCP/IP, Ethernet IP, EtherCAT, ProfiNet, ProfiBus, Modbus TCP, DeviceNet, OPC-DDE Server
Advanced features Lamp life monitoring, motor life monitoring, vibration alarm
Product calibrations 200
Measured NIR Constituents 1,2, or 3 Simultaneously
Moisture Accuracy +/- 0.1%
Fats/oil Accuracy +/- 0.2%
Wet Basis Moisture Range Min. 0.1% Max. 90%
Dry Basis Moisture Range Min. 0.1% Max. 400%
Transmitter/Product Distance 200-450mm (8-18”)
Operator Interface 7 in. touch screen (IP67)
Outputs 4-20mA, 0-10V (isolated), RS-232 & RS485
Languages 13 selectable languages
Weight 7.7 kg (17 lbs)
Ambient Temperature 0-50°C (32-120°F) With Water or Air cooling Up To 80°C (160°F)
Power Inputs 110 to 240V standard. 24VDC optional
Cable 10 ft (3 meters) standard
Compliance CE Certified (FCC CFR 47: Part 15: B: 2015, Industry Canada Interference-Causing Equipment Standard ICES-003: 2021)
Warranty Two years parts/labor; 5 years lamp replacement

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