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Innovative Filter Weighing Solution For Emissions Testing

Innovative filter weighing solution for emissions testing due to the ever stricter requirements of international emissions standards, determining the mass of particulate matter is now a key task at environmental laboratories and in the automotive industry. To keep up with these ever stricter standards for particulate emissions, in particular from dieselpowered vehicles, mettler toledo is proud to present the fa770 filter robot &ndash the complete filterweighing solution for the globalautomotive industry. The robotassisted filter weighing system, which incorporates an excellence balance equipped with a filter weighing kit, guarantees fast and precise determination of particulate matter on filters at an accuracy of up to 0.1 µg. The system also complies with all present and upcoming eu and us standards for emissions determination. Fast filter handling the robot&rsquos fully automatic process can weigh up to 80 filters in just 80 minutes, which includes a constant acclimatization time. Mettler toledo&rsquos innovative filter holder allows acclimatization, storage, transport and weighing to be carried out without having to remove the filter or endure any other interruptions. Secure data managementthe windows®based filtercontrol software complements the automatic weighing process to provide a fast and secure solution. A barcode scanner simplifies filter identification and facilitates easy integration of the data into higherlevel software systems. The fa770 inusetognum, one of the world&rsquos leading suppliers of engines, complete propulsion systems  and power solutions, is already using the fa770 filter robot at its subsidiary company mtu friedrichshafen to determine particulate emissions. According to the company the fa770 provides fast measurements and analyses.  About mettler toledomettler toledo is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. The company is the world&39s largest manufacturer and marketer of weighing instruments for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing applications. Mettler toledo also holds topthree market positions in several related analytical instruments and is a leading provider of automated chemistry systems used in drug and chemical compound discovery and development. In addition, the company is the world&39s largest manufacturer and marketer of metal detection and other endofline inspection systems used in production and packaging and holds a leading position in certain process analytics applications. Additional information about mettler toledo can be found at Press contact             mettlertoledo international inc.laboratory & weighing technologiesalain bantli im langacherch8606 greifensee, switzerlandphone 41 44 944 24 35email