AW meter / dry matter meter

Water activity (Aw) is one of the most important factors in determining the quality and safety of 3D printed food. It affects not only the shelf life but also the taste, smell, texture and safety.

It is important to be able to measure water activity quickly and accurately.

The AW meter or dry matter meter is an instrument that determines the moisture content of the puree based on the loss on drying method and consists of a weighing unit and a heating element.

This instrument is used to ensure a constant quality of the taste, texture and structure of the 3D printed food.

Published: January 12, 2022