Author Archives: Geneviève Labrecque


Geneviève is Marketing editor and joined Claisse a Malvern Panalytical company in 2014.

Published 18 Jul 2019

Sample Preparation by Fusion: 3 Common Questions Answered

Tons of questions might come to your mind when preparing your samples prior to X-ray fluorescence (XRF) or inductively coupled plasma (ICP) analysis. We’ve collected frequently asked questions related to sample preparation by fusion, and here’s what our experts have…READ MORE >

Published 9 Apr 2019

Sample preparation by fusion myths debunked

Your preconceived ideas about fusion can prevent you from enjoying the benefits of this technique. Let’s have a closer look at six common misconceptions. 1. Fusion is only used to prepare samples for XRF analysis Don’t get it wrong: sample…READ MORE >

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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