[6 Dec 2016 | ]
Your letters to Father Characterization – Festive Webinar

To celebrate the knowledge, support and dedication of our employees we are introducing our first live panel discussion to help you solve your current challenges.
We invite you to write in your questions, comments, feedback and wish lists for our panel to answer.
Our seasonally dressed experts will be live on Webcam to help on December, 16th (10:30 EDT time).
Save the date to your calendar!
Whether it’s related to helping you gain the most value out of your current instrument or to discover more about our latest technologies we encourage you to take …

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[6 Dec 2016 | ]
Your letters to Father Characterization – Festive Webinar

To celebrate the knowledge, support and dedication of our employees we are introducing our first live panel discussion to help you solve your current challenges.
We invite you to write in your questions, comments, feedback and wish lists for our panel to answer.
Our seasonally dressed experts will be live on Webcam to help on December, 16th (10:30 EDT time).
Save the date to your calendar!
Whether it’s related to helping you gain the most value out of your current instrument or to discover more about our latest technologies we encourage you to take …

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Kinexus, Mastersizer, Particle size, Rheological and Viscosity »

[1 Dec 2016 | ]
Secrets of your seasonal chocolate

Peeling back the foil on a gold coin. Popping a perforated window on a festive calendar. Pursuing your favourite coloured wrapper around a bowl. The prize inside many little packages we open this season will be chocolate.
The secret of chocolate’s almost universal appeal is in the mouthfeel the “snap” of the first bite, how the chocolate melts and how it coats the inside of the mouth. Despite being a consumer experience, mouthfeel is strongly related to materials science – chocolate being a complex composite material.
Our instruments hold the key to many of …

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[29 Nov 2016 | ]
Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards 2016

We are very proud to announce that our UK Accounts Apprentice Justin McKeon has won the Intermediate Level Apprentice of the Year Award at the Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards 2016. The award is given on the basis of outstanding occupational progress, practical and theoretical ability, positive approach to employment and personal qualities. Justin impressed the judges and beat some tough competition to clinch the top prize.
The award was all the more significant because Justin, who has Asperger’s, had found it very difficult to gain a place on an apprenticeship scheme, despite …

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Mastersizer, Morphologi G3 »

[24 Nov 2016 | ]
Analytical Tools for Characterizing Metal Powders for Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing, also commonly referred to as 3D printing is the process of building a three dimensional structure or component from the ground up, usually layer by layer. There are seven main categories of additive manufacturing processes, as defined by the ASTM Committee F42 on Additive Manufacturing Technologies. These include:

Powder Bed Fusion
Vat Polymerisation (Stereolithography)
Material Extrusion (Fused Deposition Modeling)
Material Jetting
Binder Jetting
Sheet Lamination

Powder bed fusion is an Additive Manufacturing process in which a powder layer is deposited on a building platform and a laser or electron beam used to selectively melt or fuse …

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