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Parameters: Moisture and protein in wheat and barley, moisture in a range or grains; moisture and oil in canola

For use by: Small-medium cropping operations

Technology: Near Infrared Transmission 

Testing speed:  Approx. 400ml of grain requried, results within 3 minutes, no sample preparation

Key features:

  • Accuracy aligned with Infratec 1241 Grain Analyzer
  • Simple-to-use
  • Low maintenance
  • Robust design
  • Built in computer with simple interface
  • Comprehensive support and backup Australia wide

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Infratec™ Sofia on-farm grain analyser

Eliminate uncertainty at harvest time

The easy to use, fully portable Infratec™Sofia whole grain analyser measures moisture, protein and oil in the field.  Calibrations are based on those of the trade-approved Infratec™1241 Grain Analyzer, used exclusively by bulk handlers at receival.  With grain analysis directly in the field you can gain accurate and quick knowledge of your crop, and be confident it will match results at receival. 

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What can grain analysis do for you?

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Mobile measurements for smarter receival

Built for on-farm use

Mobile and robust, Infratec Sofia goes wherever you need it, making it an ideal solution for a busy harvest operation.

Anyone can make a valid measurement. It uses less than half a litre of grain per test and no grinding or sample preparation is required - the test sample can be returned to the load.

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Grain winter silos

Affordable accuracy starts here

Knowing the quality of your grain is becoming invaluable when making critical decisions about segregation and marketing of grain. The Infratec™ Sofia gives you that power in the form of a low-entry-cost analyser offering reliable measurements aligned with the Infratec™ 1241 grain analyser. The Infratec™ is the official system used for payment by bulk grain handlers around the world and has a number of approvals for trade purposes.

A variety of grains can be managed.

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Infratec Sofia Results Screen

Realise the true value of your crop

Another load goes into the chaser bin during a busy harvest – but what is it really worth and what should you do with it?

With smart, on-the-spot grain analysis, you can know exactly what you've got and make critical grain handling decisions to improve the overall value of your grain. Studies indicate that smart blending of grain according to specific market requirements can realise over $50,000 in a single season.

Here’s an example of how the accuracy can quickly repay investment.

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Moisture results you can rely on

With Infratec™ Sofia, moisture content can be accurately and reliably determined in the paddock. With confidence in your moisture results, you can maximise the time spent harvesting, minimising harvest time and reducing costs and risks.

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The best price for your harvest

With Infratec™ Sofia you get immediate grain analysis results which allows for segregating and blending to specific grades.  This lets you match market demands and get the best possible price for your crop.

A reliable partner in grain analysis

Infratec™ Sofia is fully aligned and calibrated against the Infratec™ 1241 analyser that is approved for trade in Australia. All Australian bulk handlers use the Infratec™ 1241 for grain receival.

Pre-calibrated; Easy to update

Infratec Sofia™ is pre-calibrated for protein and moisture measurements in wheat and barley.  Other available calibrations can be added at the time of ordering, or easily added at a later date by the user.

Portable analysis

rInfratec™ Sofia is ready to use wherever you are - in the header, in the ute, or just in the shed. Developed primarily for the Australian market, Sofia is built to withstand hot, dusty harvest environments with no effect on result accuracy or reliability. 

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