Publications

Brochure - Analysis solutions for flour milling Download
Brochure - Falling Number® Accesories & Consumables Download
Brochure - Quality control solutions for the Pasta and Noodle industry Download
Falling Number® method brochure Download
Methodology check list Falling Number® Download
Product Overview Download
Product sheet - FN 1000 Download
Product sheet - FN 1310 Download
Product sheet - FN 1500 Download
Product sheet - FN Dispenser Download
Product sheet - FN Printer Download
Product sheet - Recirculating cooler Download
Product sheet - Shakematic Download
Product sheet - Spolett 1010 Tube cleaner Download
Falling Number malt supplement calculation Download
Falling Number method check list Download
Falling Number mixing calculation Download
Falling Number sample weight correction Download
FN Barley Download
FN Shakematic reproducibility study Download
  • March 14, 2016

    The Falling Number Method for detection of sprout damage in barley

    Sound, viable grains are required for a high germination in malting barley. Several studies have shown that barley that has pre-germinated in the field has a decreased ability to germinate during the malting process. The Falling Number method is a rapid and standardized way to determine whether barley is pre-germinated.

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  • December 3, 2015

    Milling the perfect flour

    What is a perfect flour? It depends on the intended end-use and there is no single set of quality characteristics that meet all needs for all end products for which flour is an important ingredient. Flour is both a functional and nutritional ingredient and both sets of traits need to be measured, starting with wheat testing at the intake.

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  • July 1, 2015

    Falling Number® 1000 – the NEW Falling Number model

    The Falling Number method has been the world standard method for sprout damage detection, and determination of alpha amylase activity since over 50 years. With the new FN 1000 instrument users can perform Falling Number tests faster, safer and simpler than before.

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  • June 24, 2015

    Perten releases next generation Falling Number® System

    The new Falling Number® 1000 detects sprout damage and includes many new features that make it faster, safer, and simpler to use.

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  • October 2, 2014

    Perten Falling Number® Instruments once again prove their importance

    Many parts of Western Europe received large amounts of rain during the harvest season. Perten Falling Number instruments were used heavily to check for sprout damaged wheat, as one truckload of low Falling Number wheat can turn a complete silo into feed-grade wheat.

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  • June 26, 2014

    Accurate Falling Number results

    The Falling Number test is critical to make sure that sprouted grain is detected and properly sorted. In order to achieve accurate and repeatable Falling Number results it is important to follow the proper steps and use the right equipment.

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  • November 17, 2011

    Australian company CBH benefits from use of Falling Number instruments

    CBH Group, one of Australia's largest grain organisations, declares a gain of several million AUD thanks to an increased use of Falling Number tests.

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  • May 26, 2011

    Perten gets substantial order for Falling Number instruments

    Perten Instruments announce receiving a substantial order for Falling Number instruments from Viterra in Adelaide, Australia. Perten Instruments will deliver 78 Falling Number instrument for placement throughout Australia

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