The company was founded in 1962 by Mr. Harald Perten. Perten Instruments specializes in agri food

quality control, with a wide-ranging portfolio of products designed to handle grain, flour, feed and food.

The company offers a unique combination of products for compositional and functional analysis.

For more than 50 years Perten Instruments has been a leading supplier of advanced analytical

instruments to the food and agricultural industries. The customers span the largest companies

to smaller, specialized operations, and the research institutes which support the industries.


Perten is present in over 100 countries through a combination of direct offices and distributors. 


The following are some of the products from Perten Instruments which are popular worldwide.


Falling Number  

The international standard method for determination of alpha-amylase activity in grain and flour.

The Perten Falling Number® System measures the alpha-amylase enzyme activity in grains and

flour to detect sprout damage, optimize flour enzyme activity and guarantee soundness of traded grain.


Alpha-amylase activity is crucial for final product quality of bread, pasta, noodles and malt.

Anyone handling wheat, barley, rye or sorghum intended for these applications will benefit

from the Falling Number system.


The method is standardized by international bodies such as the ICC, CGA, ISO and ASBC

in the standards: ICC/No. 107/1 (1968), AACC/No. 56-81.03 (1972), ISO/No. ISO/DIS 3093

(1974) and ASBC Barley 12-A World Standard

The Perten Falling Number models are the only validated instruments for Falling Number testing

according to international standards: AACC/No. 56-81.03, ICC/No. 107/1, ISO/DIS 3093.






Rapid Visco Analyser


The Rapid Visco Analyser is a unique tool for product development, quality and process

control and quality assurance. It's a cooking, stirring viscometer with ramped temperature

and variable shear capability optimized for testing the viscous properties of starch, grain,

dairy products and other foods. The instrument will analyze as little as two or three grams

of sample using international standard methods or your own tailor-made test routines of

mixing, measuring, heating and cooling.



With as little as 2g-3g of sample, the RVA instrument can perform an analysis using

international standard methods or your own tailor-made test routines of mixing, measuring,

heating and cooling.







NIR Grain Analyzer

The most modern and accurate grain analyzer available. Perten Instruments is the number

one company in grain quality testing and has produced Near Infrared grain analyzers for

30 years. The Inframatic 9500 is the latest Inframatic model and offers the best accuracy available.

It is reliable, robust, and built to meet the requirements of grain handling operations.

It analyzes a wide range of grains and oilseeds for moisture, protein, oil and many other

parameters in less than 30 seconds.






Falling Number, RVA & NIR Grain Analyzer Price

Applied Testing Systems Pvt. Ltd. is the authorized distributor of Perten Instruments in India. If you would like to get a quote for any of the above mentioned products, just fill up this form or send an email directly to

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