Neutec Group is committed to providing the most up-to-date and useful application support with the goal of assisting you in achieving the best product results. Our skilled team of application support specialists will help you in making the best use of our instruments with your specific applications. We can offer expert advice on analytical problems and further information on the official methods to be followed, when applicable. Neutec Group's team of Application Scientists can assist in improving product safety, quality, and shelf life through providing a better understanding of how these are impacted by water activity.
Some of our offerings include:
Water activity full day training course on theory, measurement, and application
Training on water activity testing best practices
Assistance in setting SOP’s for water activity testing
Prediction of water activity based on addition of humectants
Investigate the causal factor for unexpected changes in water activity
Product Stability and Characterization
Predict moisture migration and its impact on product quality
Predict temperature effect on water activity
Establish ideal water activity release specifications
Glass transition determination using water activity
Interpretation of vapor sorption curves, both static and dynamic
Determine kinetics of sorption and moisture permeability
Product Shelf Life
Training on Shelf Life Simplified paradigm
Identification of most likely mode of failures for shelf life
Shelf life experimental design including accelerated shelf life testing
Chemical reaction rate prediction based on water activity and temperature
Development of shelf life models
Prediction of shelf life based on packaging permeability
Determine package permeability needed to achieve desired shelf life
Impact of storage conditions on product water activity
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What our customers say about our Application experts:
"The visit from Dr. Brady Carter was extremely valuable to our technical team. He helped us gain a deeper understanding of how water activity relates to our specific products, how to correctly perform the tests and maintain our meters. We’ve been testing water activity for many years, but with his help, we will be able to use it more actively in both our product development and shelf life process. Dr. Carter was able to explain complex theories and calculations in a simple way and help us develop a practical action plan for our specific needs."
Erika Thornton, Clif Bar & Co, CA