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We provide Buchi's NIR Proximate for Optimized Analysis for the Food & Feed Industry

ProxiMate is a robust, compact and easy to use at-line NIR instrument for the food and feed industry. It reduces downtime in production and provides fast quality control of batch samples. The intuitive user interface allows operation by everybody and a wide selection of precalibration packages make it suitable for all applications.

Key Benefits 

  • Extreme Robustness:​ waterproof, stainless steel housing​ 
  • Applicative fit: thanks to many ready-to-use precalibrations​ 
  • Simple operation: with the intuitive touch- screen user interface​ 

Improving Your Process and Quality Control

ProxiMate is designed to work effectively in the most adverse conditions. Measurements are unaffected by temperature or humidity fluctuations.The instrument can be placed;where results matter: right next to the production line. With IP69 ingress protection ProxiMate can be pressure-hosed down to meet even the most stringent hygiene standards.

Our applications chemists have developed many ready-to-use precalibrations for the main food and feed industries. Whether you are analyzing cheese, milk powder or minced meat: Setting ProxiMate up to get accurate results requires minimal effort and can be done by everybody.​

Thanks to the intuitive, modern touchscreen interface, ProxiMate operation has been optimized to make it logical, easy and straight- forward. The touchscreen follows the proven interface logic of other BUCHI products, making it easy for everybody to setup applications, test samples or set preferences.​

ProxiMate 3Product Information 


  • Weight: 23 kg
  • Protection rating: IP69
  • Power consumption: 60 W
  • Frequency: 50 / 60 Hz
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 260 x 435 x 500 mm
  • Wavelength range NIR: 900 - 1700 nm
  • Resolution NIR: 7.0 nm
  • Wavelength range VIS: 400 - 900 nm
  • Resolution VIS: 10 nm
  • Measurement time: 15 seconds (user configurable)

Ambient conditions

  • Max. altitude above sea level: 2000 m
  • Ambient temperature: 5 - 40 °C (25 °C)
  • Maximum relative humidity: 80 % for temperatures up to 31 °C
  • Storage temperature: max. 45 °C
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