PMB Moisture Analyser

With outstanding connectivity and rapid test time, PMB moisture analyzers offer the top value in their class. An automatic test-setting function enables easy recall for frequent testing of the same material without additional user programming. USB and RS-232 interfaces let you connect the PMB to a computer or printer. Store results and test programs for future reference with a USB memory stick or PMB’s built-in memories. Three heating options offer the flexibility to customize test methods and temperatures. PMB helps free up time for busy lab professionals by allowing them to quickly perform moisture analysis and share test results easily with colleagues.

PMB Moisture Analyser

Key Features


  • Scratch-resistant aluminum housing protects internal components
  • Colour-coded keys facilitate quick recognition of the most frequently used buttons
  • Pan lifter allows easy placement and removal of samples
  • RS-232 interface is available to provide speedy connection to computers and printers
  • USB host for memory card and USB I/O interface
  • USB interface included for data communication
  • Temperature range 50°C to 160°C in one-degree increments


  • Three settings for heating sample include ramp-up, stepped temperatures and single temperature
  • Seven preset drying modes allow test routines for several products
  • Audible overload alarm warns when capacity is exceeded
  • Testing can be set to start automatically when lid closes
  • Calibration for temperature and weight
  • Multilingual display allows use in many different countries
  • Quick and easy configuration using the keypad
  • Zero-tracking feature ensures display returns to zero reading
  • Internal memory stores 49 different receipes and up to 99 test results,and additional test results and settings can be stored on a flash drive


  • Vivid, backlit LCD easily visible in any lighting conditions
  • Programmable backlight can be set to “always on,” “always off” or “light only when weighing”
  • Capacity tracker built into display for easily monitoring possible overloads


  • Mains power cord


PMB 53 PMB 163 PMB 202
Capacity 50g 160g 200g
Readability(S.D)+/- 0.001g / 0.01% 0.01g / 0.05%
Repeatability weighing(S.D)+/- 0.002g 0.02g
Stabilisation Time Weighing Typically 3 sec
Suggested Minimum Sample size 2g 5g
Repeatability moisture determination (Sample is sodium
tartrate dihydrate)
3g sample    0.15%
10g sample    0.05%
5g sample 0.4%
10g sample 0.2%
Pan size 90mm
Test method %moisture | %solids | %moisture / dry weight | %solid / dry weight
End Criteria Manual stop Auto Stop with time Auto stop change < set amount/time
Maximum test time 99 minutes  (1.5+ hours)
Heaters Custom Halogen Lamp 400W 230VAC or 115VAC 50/60Hz.
Temperature chamber 50 -160C set in 1C steps
Temperature profile Standard (one step) Step, up to 3 temperatures
Ramp, vs. time
Rapid option for Single and Step methods, 130% target for 3 minutes at start of test.
I/O RS-232 Bi-directional Serial port USB Serial Output USB HUB Serial  interface
Stored Test Setting 1 Default setting, 49 User Settings Stored by number and alpha/numeric name
Stored Test results Up to 99 test results stored by name
Data Output Ability to send data out via RS232 or USB Serial port. Ability to store test results and test settings to USB memory device using USB Host interface.
Beeper To sound when keys are pressed or to announce end of a test, independently enable/disable
Language English, German, French or Spanish
RTC Real Time Clock | Date formats, YMD, DMY, MDY Time 24 hour clock
Calibration Manual calibration using external mass
  20 or 50g 50 or 150g 100 or 200g
Power Factory set, 115VAC or 230VAC, 50-60Hz., 400 watt.
Fuse 5A, time lag, High Breaking capacity, 5 x20mm
Environment 0ºC to 40ºC, up to 90% RH. non-condensing


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