Author Archives: Geneviève Labrecque


Published 24 Jan 2019

Using fusion to prepare petroleum refineries catalysts for XRF analysis

Petroleum refineries widely use fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) as a conversion process. This chemical process uses “a catalyst and heat to break long-chain hydrocarbons into smaller-chain hydrocarbons“, thus transforming them into valuable gasoline, distillate, butane and propane fuels1. Catalysts are…READ MORE >

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Published 26 Dec 2018

Malvern Panalytical’s employees in Québec City are more generous than ever!

The employees in Québec City gave CAD 5,000 to the local United Way Québec Chaudière-Appalaches in 2018. This important sum of money has been collected thanks to the generosity of people who give on a weekly basis as well as…READ MORE >

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Published 29 Nov 2018

The 11th Ore and Mineral Analysis (OMA) User Day: A Huge Success!

Addressing challenges in mining laboratories Malvern Panalytical’s expertise center in sample preparation in Québec City held the 11th OMA user day on November 7. The main theme of the event was: Addressing challenges in mining laboratories. What happened? Twenty-four people…READ MORE >

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Published 6 Nov 2018

How to increase the lifetime of your fusion instrument?

It’s not a surprise: No matter which high-quality product you buy, you always need to take good care of it so it entirely fulfills your expectations. Think about the following points when unpacking your brand-new Claisse® instrument (or apply them…READ MORE >

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Published 9 Oct 2018

XRF Analysis Fails to Meet Your Expectations? A White Paper Tells You What to Do!

Analyzing glass disks with an X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometer remains the fastest and most convenient method for the chemical analysis of solid samples. However, the investments made in XRF and fusion equipment sometimes not always yield to the expected analytical results…READ MORE >

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