MOC63u Moisture Balance

Accurate Moisture Content Determination for a Wide Application Range

MOC63u Moisture Balance

Whether undertaking research and development or quality control analysis, the MOC63u moisture balance, with its intuitive operation and quick, accurate determination of moisture content, increases work efficiency.

Shimadzu’s precise one-piece UniBloc weighing technology and a variety of measurement programs make the MOC63u moisture balance the choice for a wide range of applications in such industries as foods, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, chemicals, and minerals.

The MOC63u moisture balance has a maximum weight capacity of 60 g.


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Simple, Intuitive Operation

By simply selecting the automatic start mode, placing the sample in the pan, and closing the lid, measurements can be started.

Automatic Start Mode


Precise, Uniform Heating

The spacious 95 mm diameter pan, which allows even large samples to be spread thinly, the high output halogen heater, and the ingenious reflector plate combine to enable precise, uniform heating.

High Output Halogen Heater


Five Preset Measurement Programs

Five preset measurements programs are included and easily modified: automated ending mode, timed ending mode, rapid drying mode, slow drying mode, and step drying mode.

Preset Measurement Programs


Wide Range of Applications Covered

The above features of the MOC63u moisture balance support moisture content determination for a wide variety of applications in the food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, chemical, and mineral fields.

Example Applications


Maximum capacity 60 g
Minimum capacity 0.02 g
Minimum readability 0.001 g
(0.01/0.1% selectable)
(standard deviation)
0.15% (2 g); 0.05% (5 g); 0.02% (10 g)
Temperature range setting 50 to 200⁰C (1⁰C increments)
Drying heater Straight halogen heater
Power 400 W
Measurement conditions data memory 10
Operating temperature/humidity range 5 to 40⁰C; 85% RH or lower
Pan size Dia. 95 mm
Body dimensions
W x D x H
202 x 336 x 157 mm
Weight Approx. 4.2 kg
Display LCD with backlight
Input/output terminal RS-232C (9-pin connector); I/O port; USB port

1) Derived from measurement of a sodium tartrate dehydrate standard.


Installation Space (unit: mm)

MOC63u Moisture Balance Physical Dimensions

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