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Accuracy Of Results

The accuracy of the Fatmeter depends upon the fat/oil content of the sample being measured and ranges from an uncertainty in the fat content of (+/-) 1% (95% confidence interval) at low levels to (+/-) 4% at very high levels (greater than 45%). Therefore...

Accuracy Of Results

The accuracy of the FATMETER depends upon the fat/oil content of the sample being measured and ranges from an uncertainty in the fat content of (+/-) 1% (95% confidence interval) at low levels to (+/-) 4% at very high levels (greater than 45%). Therefore...

Africa

Libya Alraed Pharma South Africa Profound Intergrated Solutions CC Algeria SINAL - Algeria

AKRAM Veterinary Center for Animal Care

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Dr. Akram El Osta Address: Building 88, Apartment 205, Building 88, New Zerka Area Street 36, P O Box 927, 13110 - Zerka, Hashemite Kingdom of JORDAN Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +96 27...

Ali Al Suwaidi Establishment

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Mr. Osama Tag El Sir Mr. Emam Khalil - Sales Manager Address: Museimeer Road, Between Decoration & Mamoura Roundabout, P O Box 2866, Doha Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +974 4499...

Alraed Pharma

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Dr Elaraf Otman Address: 27 Baladya Street, Tripoli Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +218-91-3201650 Fax: +218-21-4445762 Email: otman_e2000@yahoo.com Website:

Application Data Sheets

Application Data Sheet 1 Title Comparison of Distell Fatmeter and Foss-Let methods of lipid analysis. Product Atlantic Salmon. Data Source Major UK fish processor. Sampling Method Four measurements made on each side of the fish above the lateral...

AQIS Accreditation

Click here to download the Distell Meat Fat Meter AQIS Accreditation as a PDF. To view the PDF you will need to have Adobe Reader installed .

Asia

Bangladesh Rupgonj Scientifics China Heyday International Co., Ltd India Esquire Biotech C-Gen Biotech Japan M M Consulting Ltd Korea Lucky Susan Co. Ltd Taiwan Nizawa Int'l Hi-Tech Corporation Singapore Chokim...

Assurant Innovations LLC

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Mr. Takeo Kimura Address: 1315 Piedmont Road #32386, San Jose, California -CA 95132, United States Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +1 408 940 5468 Email: info@assurantinnovations.com...

Atlas Ísgata hf.

(Distributor) Contact: Mr Helgi Thorarinson Address: Hvaleyrarbraut 2, 220 Harfnarfjordur Telephone Numbers: Head Office: 00-354-511-4400 Fax: 00-354-511-4404 Email: helgi@atlas.is Website: http://www.atlas.is...

Australasia

There are currently no Distributors or Authorised Resellers located in Australasia. Distell.com is looking to appoint Distributors & Resellers in... Australia, New Zealand, and other Countries in the region,  where we are not represented. Please ...

C V Sistemi d.o.o.

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Vanja Cecic - General Manager Address: Head Office: Rimanica 10, 23000 Zadar, Croatia Bureau and Post Delivery: Medvescak 87, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +385...

C-Gen Biotech

(Distributor) Contact: Mr. Amrut Joshi Address: A-501, Shree Swami Aangan Society, Near Dnyndeep School, Narhe Gaon, Pune - 411041, INDIA Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +91 838 007 5010 Email: cgen@cgenbiotech.com sales@cgenbiotech.com...

Caspian Heirob Gileva Co

(Authorised Reseller)  Contact: Mr Babak K. Sabour Address: Shemiran, P O Box 19575-648, Tehran Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +98 21 228 00656 Other: +98 21 228 20211 Fax: +98 21 228 10487 Email: bsabour@gmail.com ...

Central & South America

Brazil Interprise USA Corp Imprint do Brasil Chile Prinal SA QTI Control Panama Cia distribuidora Jema S.A. Peru Megasupply Scrl. Ecuador Ortomet SA

Changes to Fish Freshness Meter From Serial No. 8301

Further research and extensive field use of the instrument on many varieties of fish have revealed that the temperature compensation device incorporated into the original instrument can be misleading. This temperature correction is accurate only for...

Chokim Scientific (S) PTE Ltd

(Authorised Reseller)  Contact: Ms Serena Chan Address: 48 Toh Guan Road East, 08-148 Enterprise Hub, Singapore - 608586 Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +65 6515 4896 Other: +65 9797 9984 Fax: +65 6515 4897 Email: ...

Cia distribuidora Jema S.A

(Authorised Reseller)  Contact: Jaime G. Martinez Address: Bethania, Villa Caceres, CI-76, C-116, Apartado Postal 0819-06251, Panama, Republic of Panama. Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +507 260-4966 / 1001 Fax: +507 ...

Compliance and Registrations

WEEE Compliance UK ENVIRONMENT AGENCY : A Member of the WeeeCare Compliance Scheme for… Waste Electrical and Equipment Regulations 2006, and as subsequently amended. Environment Agency Producer No : WEE / HC O248 Q2 Registrations US GOVERNMENT R...

Conbest Sp. Z o.o.

(Distributor) Contact: Mr. Daniel Kosman Address: 30-415 Kraków, ul. Wadowicka 12 Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +48 12 261 9500 Fax: +48 12 267 1425 Email: dkosman@conbest.pl labo@conbest.pl Website: ...

Contact Us

Please feel free to complete the contact form below if you have any questions regarding any of our products, or if you need support with them. A member of staff will be only too pleased to assist.

Data Management

The Fatmeter can download the measurements in 'Real Time' or in a block as 'Historical Data'. Data in 'Real Time' Each time an average reading is generated, after a series of readings, the meter downloads the data collected via the Download / Charging...

Data Management & Download to Computer

The Fatmeter can download the measurements in 'Real Time' or in a block as 'Historical Data'. Data in 'Real Time' Each time an average reading is generated, after a series of readings, the meter downloads the data collected via the Download / Charging...

Data Management System

The Data Management System, or DMS, is a software package that forms the link between Distell meters and a PC. It offers several useful functions: Data download and export The DMS will accept sample data from a meter either in real-time or as a batch...

Distell.com (Canada)

Contact: Jason Regula Pamela Regula Address: Box 62, Group 5, RR#2, Dugald, ROE OKO, Manitoba Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +1 204 444 7846 Mobile: +1 204 981 4683 Fax: +1 204 444 7846 Email: jasonregula@hotmail.com ...

Effects of Freezing and Brining

Freezing has a drastic effect on the cellular constituents of muscle. It is not possible to determine the original freshness of thawed fish since meter readings are invariably in the range of 0-3, whatever the quality before freezing. In fact, this...

Effects of Handling and Processing

The Torrymeter measures certain properties of fish muscle and skin that change in a systematic way during storage in the wet state. Any other process that affects the structure of the muscle at the cellular level will also affect the measurements, almost...

ES Equipements Scientifiques

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Mr Daniel GUEZ - Sales Directeur - Dept Biotests & Industries Address: 127 Rue de Buzenval, 92380 GARCHES, Cedex Telephone Numbers: Office: +33 1 47 95 99 12 Fax: +33 1 47 01 16 22 ...

Esquire Biotech

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Mr. A. Sivasankar, M.Sc. - Director of Marketing Address: Plot No.3, Door No. 1/554, Kam Akshi Nagar, Mugalivakkam, Porur, Chennai - 600 116 Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +91-44-2252-1694...

Europe

Denmark Food Diagnostics Aps Faroe Islands Food Diagnostics Aps Greenland Food Diagnostics Aps Iceland Atlas Ísgata hf. Italy Scubla Aquaculture Poland Conbest Sp. Z o.o. Spain Quimivita SA France, Belgium, ...

Factors Affecting Results

The results obtained with the Fish Fatmeter can be affected by various factors:- Operator The operator of the equipment must use the instrument in a consistent manner and follow the guidelines set out in this handbook and appendices. Take care that:- ...

Factors Affecting Results

The results obtained with the Meat Fatmeter can be affected by various factors: Operator The operator of the equipment must use the instrument in a consistent manner and follow the guidelines set out in this handbook and appendices. Take care that:- ...

FAQ

Fish Fatmeter FAQ's (click to open) Meat Fatmeter FAQ's (click to open) General Fatmeter FAQ's (click to open) Freshness Meter FAQ's (click to open) Other FAQ's (click to open)

Fatmeter Kit Contents

Your Fatmeter kit comprises the following items: Meter Unit Power Supply / Charger Check Pad Datacomms Cable CD Disk User Manuals and Measurement Charts Carry Case PLEASE TAKE GOOD CARE OF THE METER. IT IS A MEASUREMENT...

Fatmeter Kit Contents

Your Fatmeter kit comprises the following items: Meter Unit Power Supply / Charger Check Pad Datacomms Cable CD Disk User Manuals and Measurement Charts Carry Case PLEASE TAKE GOOD CARE OF THE METER. IT IS A MEASUREMENT...

Fatmeter Measurements vs Foss-Let Chemical Method

Introduction If you wish to the accuracy of the Fatmeter Measurements , and compare the results with Foss-Let Laboratory Analysis Method for an accurate appraisal of its performance, it is essential that the techniques employed are the same as those...

Fatmeter Measurements vs Foss-Let Chemical Method

Introduction If you wish to the accuracy of the Fatmeter Measurements , and compare the results with Foss-Let Laboratory Analysis Method for an accurate appraisal of its performance, it is essential that the techniques employed are the same as those...

Fatmeter Update

The first models of the Fish Fatmeter were supplied to customers within the fish industry in July 1992. Since then the Fish Fatmeter has become universally known and is in use throughout the world. Distell has received invaluable feedback from customers...

Fatmeter Update

The first models of the Fatmeter were supplied to customers within the fish and meat industry in July 1992. Since then the Fatmeter has become universally known and is in use throughout the world. Distell has received invaluable feedback from customers...

Find Local Supplier

Distell.com have a network of... Distributors and Resellers around the world, enabling you to discuss your needs and the Distell product range with a local contact. Distell.com is looking to appoint... Resellers and Distributors in other countries...

Fish Fatmeter FAQ's

Fish Fatmeter FAQ's

Fish Fatmeter Leaflet

We have a product leaflet that contains a summary of the Fish Fatmeter. Please click the link below to view the leaflet in PDF format. To view the leaflet you need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your system. This is a free piece of software...

Fish Fatmeter Manuals

The following documents can be downloaded to help you get the most out of the Distell Fish Fatmeter. If you already have a Fatmeter then you can check the firmware version, displayed on screen when the meter starts up, to choose the most appropriate...

Fish Freshness Meter Manuals

The following documents can be downloaded to help you get the most out of the Distell Fish Freshness Meter. If you already have a Freshness Meter then you can check the firmware version, displayed on screen when the meter starts up, to choose the most...

Food Diagnostics AB

(Distributor) Contact: Jan-Erik Carlsson Johan Hult Address: Frans perssons vag 6, Gothenberg, Sweden. Telephone Numbers: Office: +46 31 335 1368 Email: janerik@food-diagnostics.se johan@food-diagnostics.se Website:...

Food Diagnostics Aps

(Distributor) Contact: Mr. Runi Nielsen / Mr. Tonny Nielsen /Mr. Rasmus Kruse Bro Address: Kalkvaersksvej 3B, 8500 Grenaa, Denmark Telephone: +45 8759 1666 Fax: +45 8759 1667 Email: runi@fooddiagnostics.dk ; tonny@fooddiagnostics.dk...

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the main use of the Distell Fish Fatmeter? Its main use is to measure the Fat / Oil Content of FISH & FISH PRODUCTS eg. Salmon, Tuna, Trout, Herring Mackerel, Sardines, Smoked Salmon, and many other species of fish. Do normal laboratory tests...

Freshness Meter FAQ's

Freshness Meter FAQ's

Freshness Meter Kit Contents

Your Freshness Meter kit comprises the following items... Meter unit International power supply / charger USB cable CD (USB drivers, manuals in PDF form, and Data Management Software) Printed user manual and organoleptic charts...

General Description

The Distell Fatmeter was developed in response to demand from various customers for a meter that could measure lipid content of fish, meat and poultry products simply, and non-destructively. The hand held instrument is placed in contact with the sample...

General Description

This latest model of the Fish Freshness Meteris compact, robust, fully portable and suitable for any normal application within fish processing industry markets, processing factories or quality control laboratories. It provides rapid measurements and is...

General Description

The Distell Fatmeter was developed in response to demand from various customers for a meter that could measure lipid content of fish, meat and poultry products simply, and non-destructively. The hand held instrument is placed in contact with the sample...

General Fatmeter FAQ's

General Fatmeter FAQ's

Getting Started

The Meter is now ready for use, and the display should have defaulted to the last calibration setting used. The screen should show as follows... At this point it is worth checking that you have downloaded any previously collected data measurements,...

Getting Started

Firstly, verify that battery has been charged. Have copy of organoleptic charts at hand, and pen and paper to note results. Switch on… Power is supplied to the meter and controlled from the MODE switch. Please follow the guidelines when operating t...

Getting Started

First verify that battery has been charged, then switch on the fatmeter and allow to warm up and stabilise for a period of 1 minute. The Meter is now ready for use, and the display should have defaulted to the last calibration setting used. The screen...

Guidance for Angling Club Competitions

The Fish Freshness Meter “Torrymeter” is used around the world as an objective measurement of freshness of fish caught at various angling competitions. With ever increasing prize money at stake, many competitors try to beat the system by having a sui...

Guidance on Preparation of an Organoleptic Chart

The Fish Freshness Meter “Torrymeter” is used around the world as an objective method of measurement of the relative freshness of most fish species caught, processed and sold around the world. Also, the meter is exceptionally useful for identifying fis...

Gulf Links Trading Co. LLC

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Mr. R K Jose Address: Office No. 974B, Way No. 4814, Al MAskry Building, Wadi Kabir, Muscat Telephone: Head Office: +968 248 15589 Fax: +968 248 16698 Email: gulfline@omantel.net.om...

Heyday International Co. Ltd

(Distributor) Contact: Ms Dana Deng Ms Cindy Zhang Address: Room 1611, No. 100 North Hengfeng Road, Shanghai, 200070, P.R. China Telephone Numbers: Office: +86-21-6128 3365 Mobile: +86 138 1733 6283 Fax: +86-21-6128 3511 ...

Hints and Suggestions

Preparation of Samples Always ensure that the sample for measurement is slightly wider than the sensor and that it has a minimum thickness of 25mm. Note - this ensures that there are no reflections from the underlying surface, which could result in spurious...

Hints and Suggestions

Preparation of Samples Always ensure that the sample for measurement is slightly wider than the sensor and that it has a minimum thickness of 25mm. Note - this ensures that there are no reflections from the underlying surface, which could result in spurious...

Imprint do Brasil

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Mrs Eliel de Lima - Director Mr Felipe F. Martins - International Manager Address: Rua Doutor Albano de Almeida Lima, 882 - Jardim Guanabara - Campinas - SP - CEP : 13.073-131 Telephone Numbers:...

Interprise USA Corp

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Mr. Luis Perin Address: 10400 NW 33 Street, Doral, Florida 33172, USA Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +1 305 406 0002 Fax: +1 305 437 7676 Email: info@interpriseUSA.com luisperin@interpriseusa.com...

Introducing Distell Meters

Our Meters Distell.com are pleased to say our products have been involved in a number of scientific studies . We have three types of meters that are available: Fish Fatmeter For measuring the amount of fat in fish. Available in normal...

Islandwide Scientific

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Sirisoma Nanayakkara Address: 19A, Fairfield Garden, Colombo 8, Western Province, SRI LANKA Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +94 11 268 1147 Fax: +94 11 269 6663 Email: islnwide@sltnet.lk...

Journals

Distell are proud to say our products have been involved in scientific studies please see below for a list of Journals our products have been used... Journals A Comparison on Fish Freshness Determination Method -  Roziah Jarmin, Lee Yoot Khuan, ...

K Lead Ventures Limited

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Mr Joe Jojo Asiedu - Technical Director Address: Bamitech Building, Block Factory Bus Stop, Mallam-Kasoa Highway, ACCRA, Ghana Telephone Numbers: Direct Tel: +233 50 506 6742 Office: +233...

Karma Laboratory Industrial & Chemical Products Ltd

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Metin Cetin - Food Eng., Ms.E. - Managing Director Address: 1401 sokak, No 6/A, Alsancak, 35220 - Izmir, Turkey Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +90 (232) 421 6143 Mobile: +90 (543) 780...

Karmalab MMC

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Mr. Metin CETIN, Food Eng. Ms.E. - Managing Director Address: Azerbaijan Office, C/o 1401 Sokak No. 6/A, Alsancak, 35220 - Izmir, Turkey Telephone Numbers: Office: +994 12 465 1892 Fax:...

Kemitech Ventures Ltd.

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Mr. Jonathon Yaw Sundy Address: Nkansah Djan Junction, No. 1554 New Town Road, Kotobabi, ACCRA, Ghana Telephone Numbers: Tel: +233 302 234441 - +233 302 231100 Cell:+233 (024) 437...

Labolytic AS

(Distributor) Contact: Einar O. Nilsen Tor Rikard Lie Address: Tungaveien 36, 7047 Trondheim, Norway Telephone Numbers: Office: +47 477 77 760 Mobile: +47 948 22 868 Email: info@labolytic.no Website: www.labolytic.no...

Lee Hung Scientific

(Authorised Reseller) Contacts: Tracy Ng Mr. Ray Ms Xiouhang Address: 50-2, Jalan Puteri 5/2, Bandar Puteri, 47100 - Puchong, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +60 03 8068 1956 Fax: +60...

Lucky Susan Co. Ltd

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Mr. Jean Roh (President) Mr. Youmin Roh Address: Rm 2111, Officia B/D., 92 Saemunan-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul - 03 186 Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +82 2-736-4328 Fax: +82 2-739-5689...

M M Consulting Ltd

(Distributor) Contact: Mr Yuji Yamazaki - Managing Director, MMCL Address: MMCL (e Technologies Inc.), Fieldthree Sotokanda Bldg. 2F, 5-3-6, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0021, Japan Telephone Numbers: Tel : +81 (0)80-5458-3618...

Measurement of Product Samples

Having ensured that the Fatmeter is operating correctly you can now proceed to the measurement of product samples... It is extremely important to follow the instructions on the Measurement Instruction Chart supplied for the fish you intend sampling....

Measurement of Product Samples

Having ensured that the Fatmeter is operating correctly you can now proceed to the measurement of product samples... It is extremely important to follow the instructions on the Measurement Instruction Chart supplied for the fish you intend sampling....

Measurement Procedures

Once you have set up the various menu options to suit your requirements, you can then proceed to take measurements. Have a copy of the organoleptic charts at hand, and pen and paper to note results. Alternatively you can download the data from the Meter...

Measurement Recommendations

SALMON – 1 ( Atlantic Salmon, Pacific Salmon ) Fatmeter measurements taken along the length of the Fish, with skin on... Representing…Fat content of... 2 x Trimmed Fillets, without skin WIPE EXCESS WATER FROM THE SURFACE OF THE FISH TO BE MEASURED (wi...

Measurement Recommendations

NATURAL & PROCESSED MEATS – MINCED / GROUND Fatmeter measurements taken around the 300 gm sample, representing fat content of all 300 gms RANDOMLY SELECT APPROXIMATELY 300gm FROM A BATCH OF THE PROCESSED MEAT ( the Fatmeter gives best results f...

Measuring Fish Freshness

Freshness of fish and its measurement Fish is a highly perishable commodity. When newly caught it has pleasant, sweet flavours that are highly acceptable. On storage these flavours are progressively lost and though the fish is acceptable, it is not...

Meat Fatmeter FAQ's

Meat Fatmeter FAQ's

Meat Fatmeter Leaflet

We have a product leaflet that contains a summary of the Meat Fatmeter. Please click the link below to view the leaflet in PDF format. To view the leaflet you need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your system. This is a free piece of software...

Meat Fatmeter Manuals

The following documents can be downloaded to help you get the most out of the Distell Meat Fatmeter. If you already have a Fatmeter then you can check the firmware version, displayed on screen when the meter starts up, to choose the most appropriate...

Media

Please find below a selection of our Instruction Videos which will take you through the process of using the Distell range of Meters. You can view the videos full screen by selecting the box option on the bottom right of the video. Distell Fat Meters...

Megasupply Scrl

(Authorised Reseller)  Contact: Mr. Jorge Melendez Address: Calle Juan Jose Pardo No 208, La Perla 04, Callao, Lima, PERU Telephone Numbers: Tel : (+511) 498 0081 Tel : (+511) 498 0221 Fax : (+511) 498 0081 Email: ...

Menu Structure

Choices Menu... From the screen at Switch-On, choose 'NO'. The Choices menu screen will appear in the order shown below. There are FOUR Options. Cycle through the options untill the correct one is displayed and press 'YES'. Select 'N' to access Choices...

Menu Structure

Choices Menu... From the screen at Switch-On, choose 'NO'. The Choices menu screen will appear in the order shown below. There are FOUR Options. Cycle through the options untill the correct one is displayed and press 'YES'. Select 'N' to access Choices...

Menu Structure Overview

To access “Choices Menu”... From the screen at Switch-On, choose “NO” by pressing the Reset Button. The Choices menu screen will appear in the order shown below. There are SIX Options. Cycle through the options by pressing the “NO“ button until the c...

Meter Accessories

Battery Charger Unit Only the unit supplied with your kit should be used to charge the battery pack, or power the meter. This is connected to the 7-way outlet on the meter. The charger supply unit simply plugs into the mains socket, accepting input...

Meter Accessories

Battery Charger Unit Only the unit supplied with your kit should be used to charge the battery pack, or power the meter. This is connected to the 7-way outlet on the meter. The charger supply unit simply plugs into the mains socket, accepting input...

Meter Calibration

Calibration Check Each morning it is important to check that the calibration of the fatmeter HAS NOT CHANGED from the previous check . The check is carried out using the CHECK PAD supplied. Procedure is as follows... Select the correct calibration...

Meter Calibration

Calibration Check Each morning it is important to check that the calibration of the fatmeter HAS NOT CHANGED from the previous check . The check is carried out using the CHECK PAD supplied. Procedure is as follows: Select the correct calibration...

Meter care and service

Cleaning and general care The Torrymeter is a sealed unit and is waterproofed prior to leaving the factory. However, we do not recommend that the unit be immersed in water or any other fluid. Anyone tampering with the unit, opening the seals, etc,...

Middle East

Iran Caspian Heirob Gileva Co. Sultanate of Oman Gulf Links Trading Co. LLC. Qatar Ali Al Suwaidi Establishment Jordan AKRAM Veterinary Center for Animal Care Saudi Arabia RESTECH, Riyadh (Head Office) RESTECH, Al-Khobar...

Nahla Medical Supplies

(Distributor) Contact: Mr Jawahar Sadik Ali Mr. Mohammed Abrar Ahmad Address: 203 Suhail, Al Mazroui Building, P O Box 29348, Al-Salam Street, Abu Dhabi Telephone Numbers: Offices: +971 4 261 7787 Offices: +971 2 676 4975 Offices:...

Netmar S.A. de C.V.

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Álvaro J. de Tomás Kutz Address: Totomosco No. 19, Col. Santo Maria Malinalco, México D.F. Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +52 (55) 24 87 32 51 ... 54 Fax: +52 (55) 24 87 32 51 ... 54...

New Reseller for... Ghana

Distell is pleased to announce that… K.Lead Ventures Ltd, in Accra, Ghana … has been appointed as a Reseller of Distell’s Meters. The main person to contact is… Mr. Joe Jo-Jo Asiedu – Technical Director . The Company hope that all customers in Ghana ...

New Reseller for... South Africa

Distell is pleased to announce that… Profound Intergrated Solutions CC, Pretoria, South Africa… has been appointed as a valued Reseller . The person to contact is... Mr. Andries Come – Founder & Director . The Company hope that all of our valued custo...

Nizawa Int'l Hi-Tech Corporation

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Mr James Chen Address: 3-1 FL., No. 60, San-Guang Road, Chung-Li City, Taoyuan 320 Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +886-3-4935900 Fax: +886-3-4928654 Email: nizawa@ms45.hinet.net...

North America

Canada Distell.com (Canada) USA Assurant Innovations LLC Mexico Netmar S.A. de C.V.

Order

If you're interested in purchasing any of our fantastic products, simply fill in the order form below with your requirements and a member of staff will get in touch with you to confirm payment and arrange delivery.

Ortomet SA

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Heraldo Orrego C. - Executive Vice President Address: Dept #101, Mozart Building, N47-18 Mozart, Quito, Ecuador Telephone Numbers: Office: +593 2 2402 690 Fax: +593 2 2414 089 Mobile:...

Other FAQ's

Data Management System FAQs Question I have recently calibrated a Fish Fat Meter for Murray cod. I am now trying to enter this calibration into the fat meter. I am using the calibration module, and following the methods provided. However, when I...

Prazske rybarstvi, spol. s.r.o.

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Mr. Drazdak Jiri - Manager Address: K Dubu 857/28, Praha 4, Chodov - 149 00, CZECH REPUBLIC Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +420 724 253473 Mobile: +420 602 653749 Fax: +420 272 930911...

Preparation & Measurement of Fish Samples

Sprat, Sardines, Pilchards & Anchovy Because of the small size of sprats, the sampling procedure is different to that of other fish, such as herring or mackerel. It is necessary to calibrate using larger numbers of fish, and interpret the results as...

Preparation & Measurement of Meat Samples

Beef, Turkey, Chicken, Pork, Horse & Pony, Sausage Meats The preparation procedures for all the above meat products are basically the same. The usable flesh of the animal (i.e. excluding the head, bones, offal etc), is uniformly minced as required....

Prinal SA

(Distributor) Contact: Fernando Pizarro, Eduardo Palma Address: Avda. Las Encinas 127, Casilla 1, Cerrillos, Santiago Telephone Numbers: Head Office: 00-562-2870-7200 Fax: 00-562-2557-3086 Email: fernando_pizarro@prinal.com...

Principle Of Operation

The lipid content of naturally occurring fish is related to the water content, and the measurement of one can serve to determine the other if the relationship is known. The Fish Fat Meter utilises this fact in establishing the fat content. The instrument...

Principle Of Operation

The original research leading to the development of the Fish Freshness Meter was carried out at Torry Research Station, in Aberdeen, Scotland. It was found that certain dielectric properties of the fish skin and muscle alter in a systematic way during...

Principle Of Operation

The lipid content of naturally occurring meat is related to the water content, and the measurement of one can serve to determine the other if the relationship is known. The Distell Meat Fatmeter utilises this fact in establishing the fat content. The...

Products

The Distell product range covers hand-held meters as shown below. Meters are available: through our global distribution network ; through our trial / evaluation scheme as a short term rental; through our long term rental programme where the you...

Profound Intergrated Solutions CC

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Mr Andries Come Address: 1222 Maroela, 420 Leyds Street, Sunny Side, Pretoria - 0002 Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +27 73 2667 198 Fax: +27 73 2667 198 Email: andries.come@profoundintergratedsolutions.co.za...

PT Indo Tekhnoplus

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Mr. Adityo Kukuh - Product Development Manager Address: BSD JUnction, B-28. Jl. Pahlawan Seribu, BSD City, Serpong, Tangerang 15322, INDONESIA Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +62 21 531 63...

QTI Control

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Renato Morchio Address: Las Bandurrias 636, Puerto Varas, Chile Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +56 65 591628 Mobile: + 56 9 9289 3697 Email: ventas@qticontrol.cl Website:...

Quimivita S.A.

(Distributor) Contact: Rafael Anguita - Laboratory Division Manager Address: c/Balmes, 245, 6a Planta, 08006 BARCELONA Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +34 932 380 094 Fax: +34 932 181 773 Email: ranguita@quimivita.es...

Relationship Between Meter Readings and Other Measures of Freshness

There are many ways of expressing the freshness of fish. Perhaps the simplest for fish held in ice is to quote the storage time. However, as is well known, the initial quality of many species of fish varies with the seasons of the year, due to such...

Rental Options

Customers find it useful to rent our meters because: It is a chance to evaluate the meter as a potential purchase (and if you go on to purchase the meter then the rental cost is deducted from the purchase price); You may only need a meter...

Research Paper

Hand-held instrument for fat/water determination in whole fish M. Kent The fat content is related to its water content, and measurement of one serves to determine the other. A compact microwave instrument is described which utilizes this fact to measure...

Research Paper

Estimation of the fat content of minced meat using a portable minced meat microwave fat meter M. Kent, A. Lees and A. Roger A portable device for the estimation of the fat content of fish has been previously described and its use for the measurement...

RESTECH For Medical and Scientific Eqpt, Al-Khobar

(Distributor) Contact: Mr. Ahmed Jebreel Address: P.O. Box No : 30789, Al-Khobar 31952 Telephone Numbers: Head Office: (+966) 13 8874062 Fax: (+966)1 3 8874062 Email: dammam.restech@restech.com.sa Website:...

RESTECH For Medical and Scientific Eqpt, Jeddah

(Distributor) Contact: Mr. Mohammed Olayan Address: P.O. Box No. 11257, Jeddah 21453 Telephone Numbers: Head Office: (+966) 12 6735192 Head Office: (+966) 12 6757964 Head Office: (+966) 12 6757965 Fax: (+966)...

RESTECH For Medical and Scientific Eqpt, Riyadh (Head Office)

(Distributor) Contact: Mr. Firdousi Address: Al-Khaleej Commercial Centre, Suites 140/141, Post Box No.484, Riyadh 11411 Telephone Numbers: Head Office: (+966) 11 4653484 Head Office: (+966) 11 4659597 Head Office:...

Rupgonj Scientifics

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Moh'd Hanif Mollah Address: 32 Shahid Nazrul Islam Sarak, (Hatkhola) Road, Dhaka - 1203, Bangladesh Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +88 0171 784 4659 Email: rupgonjscientifics@gmail.com...

Scubla Aquaculture

(Distributor) Contact: Lucia Bazarro Address: Strada Oselin 108, 33047 Remanzacco (UD), Italy Telephone Numbers: Head Office: +39 0432 649277 Fax: +39 0432 649279 Email: info@scubla.it Website: http://www.scubla.it...

SINAL Algeria

(Authorised Reseller) Contact: Ms Samah Yedjour - Scientific Division Address: 42 Rue Normandie, Hai Tafna, Residence Victoria, ORAN, Algeria Telephone Numbers: Office: +213 21 71 53 57 Fax: +213 21 71 53 57 Email:...

Technical Specifications

Sensor Type Microstrip transmission line. Microwave Frequency 2.0 Ghz (+/- 20 Mhz) Microwave Power 2 Milliwatts Materials Stainless steel, PTFE Display Type LCD, 2 lines x 12 characters Sensor Enclosure Material ABS Plastic....

Technical Specifications

Torrymeter Instrument Temperature Range Max - 25° to + 45°C Fish Temperature Range 0° to 20°C (Allowable) 0° to 10°C (Recommended for best results) Power Source Self contained rechargeable cells Dimensions Overall length - 155 mm Overall width...

Technical Specifications

Sensor Type Microstrip transmission line. Microwave Frequency 2.0 Ghz (+/- 20 Mhz) Microwave Power 2 Milliwatts Materials Stainless steel, PTFE Display Type LCD, 2 lines x 12 characters Sensor Enclosure Material ABS Plastic....

Terms and Conditions

1 DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION 1.1 In these conditions, the words and expressions listed below shall have the following meanings, unless the context requires otherwise: "Company" means Distell.com. "Conditions" means these terms and conditions of...

The Fatmeter Unit

          LCD Display This displays current calibration setting, fat %, instructions & prompts, readings and low battery indication. On/Off Button Used to switch instrument ON / OFF Download & Power Socket...

The Fatmeter Unit

          LCD Display This displays current calibration setting, fat %, instructions & prompts, readings and low battery indication. On/Off Button Used to switch instrument ON / OFF Download & Power Socket...

Using the meter in quality control

The Fish Freshness Meter was designed with the needs of the quality controller in mind. The term ‘quality controller’ is meant to include officials responsible for public health inspection or enforcement of mandatory regulations concerning quality, as ...

Welcome to Distell.com

  Distell.com are the world's foremost producer of hand-held meters for measuring fat content of fish and meat and the freshness of fish. Compared to laboratory methods, our meters offer several distinct advantages: Instant results...