Author Archives: Geneviève Labrecque


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

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 >

Tags: , ,

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 >

Tags:

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 >

Tags: , ,

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 >

Tags: ,

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 >

Published 6 Sep 2018

The ABC’s of Platinumware for Sample Preparation by Fusion

Platinumware is used in sample preparation by fusion for XRF and ICP analysis. Crucibles (used for XRF and ICP analysis) and molds (only used for XRF) are made of 95% Pt and 5% Au. Why use platinum and gold? It has…READ MORE >

Tags: , , , ,

Published 31 Jul 2018

Five Tricks for a Perfect Weighing!

The weighing step is of major importance in sample preparation by fusion since it has a direct impact on the analytical results. Let’s see five best practices to ensure repeatability and productivity while weighing. REPEATABILITY Find the right weighing method…READ MORE >

Tags:

Published 26 Apr 2018

Tireless and Timely Repeatability with Claisse® LeDoser-12™

We are proud to announce the launch of the Claisse LeDoser-12 automatic dispensing balance. This 12-position instrument is the latest of a series of cutting-edge products used for sample preparation by fusion for XRF and ICP analysis. Its three weighing…READ MORE >

Tags:

Published 29 Mar 2018

Why Is LeNeo Instrument so Well-Fitted for the Academic Industry?

Claisse LeNeo was launched in 2014. It’s a one-position instrument that is used in various types of industries. Read the following lines to discover why it’s the right instrument to use in universities and colleges’ labs. Reason 1 – Safety…READ MORE >

Subscribe Now