DKL Series Automatic Kjeldahl Digestion Units

Fully Automatic Kjeldahl Digestion Units for nitrogen analysis and protein determination that incorporate the revolutionary TEMS™ technology for unprecedented Savings in terms of Time, Energy - as much as 35%, Money and Space.

High Technology

  • Microprocessor control of precise block temperature
  • Real time display of process steps
  • 54 programs (30 pre-installed, 24 customizable)

Automated Operation

  • Calibration automatic for top precision & repeatability
  • No hands lowering and lifting of test tubes
  • Auto separation of manifold from the rack

Outstanding Reliability

  • Aluminum block for absolute temperature homogeneity
  • Unmatched conductivity for fast response up to 450 °C
  • Conforms to Good Laboratory Practice standard
  • Premium quality consumables

Practical Functionality

  • LCD display for immediate understanding
  • Up to 6 languages available from a wide selection
  • All necessary items supplied in one package
  • Very small footprint

Optimized Selection

  • Choice of models for different workloads
    DKL 8 (8-position with 250 ml tubes, Ø 42 mm)
    DKL 12 (12-position with 250/400 ml tubes, Ø 42 mm)
    DKL 20 (20-position with 250/400 ml tubes, Ø 42 mm)
    DKL 42/26 (42-position with 100 ml tubes, Ø 26 mm)
  • Incorporates TEMS™ technology*

    *Saving Time, Energy, Money & Space



For application where the digestion process produces fumes, acid gases or corrosive substances, the below specific accessories are strongly recommended:

  • JP Pump aspirates noxious fumes
  • SMS Scrubber neutralizes all the fumes (for safety)
    Two JP Pumps are recommended when using DKL 42/26
  • Special Application: DKL 20 can be used also for testing Chemical Oxygen Demand
    Its lift automatically manages all the glass required for processing 20 samples simultaneously