Analytical Services

Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre

The CMBTC's Analytical Services group provides technical support for domestic and international
customers of Canadian malting barley by providing full barley, malt and beer analysis both in
process and final products.

Equipment

analytical_servicesThe CMBTC laboratory equipment consists of:

  • 1-CUBE Mashing Bath
  • Unity Scientific Near-Infrared Scanner
  • A&D Moisture Balance MX-50
  • Carlsberg Seed Quality Analyzer
  • Infratec 1241 Grain Moisture & Protein Analyzer
  • Ellutia Gas Chromatograph & CTC Analytics Autosampler
  • Anton-Paar DMA 5000 Density Meter & Alcohol Meter
  • BioChrom Ultrospec 2100 Spectrophotometer
  • Anton Paar CboxQC Oxygen and CO2 analyzer
  • Zahm & Nagel Direct DV-1 CO2 Analyzer
  • Sigrist Labscat Process-Photometer
  • Waters Autosampler & HPLC
  • NIBEM Foam Meter & Foam Flasher
   Barley Analysis       Malt Analysis       Beer Analysis
  • Protein
  • Moisture
  • Test weight
  • Sizing
    (plumpness)
  • Peeled & broken
  • Pre-germination
  • Germination energy
  • Water sensitivity
  • Extract
  • Total & Soluble
  • Protein
  • Beta-glucan
  • Diastatic Power
  • Alpha amalyse
  • FAN
    (free amino nitrogen)
  • Kolbach index
  • Friability
  • Viscosity
  • Colour
  • Foam stability
  • Colour
  • Collodial Stability
  • ABV (Alcohol by Volume)
  • AE (Apparent Extract)
  • IBU (Bitterness)
  • pH
  • Carbohydrate Profile (by HPLC)
  • VDK (by GC)

Analytical Services Overview (PDF)

CMBTC Fee-for-Service Brochure (PDF)