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[11 Dec 2018 | ]

Have you ever wondered whether high-tech products are safe, or do you just take their safety for granted?
Many Malvern Panalytical solutions are based on potentially hazardous techniques such as laser or X-Ray radiation and must therefore meet the requirements of numerous international Safety Standards. These requirements can be legislative but can also be driven from a marketing perspective. In the end they ensure that our products can be safely sold, installed and used everywhere in the world. As a Director of Product Safety and Compliance at Malvern Panalytical it is …

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Laser Diffraction, Malvern Panalytical Events, Meet the Experts, Near-InfraRed spectroscopy (NIR), X-Ray Diffraction (XRD), X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) »

[29 Nov 2018 | ]

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 coming from 17 organizations from all around Quebec’s province assisted in various educational presentations on technologies such as X-ray diffraction (XRD), X-ray fluorescence (XRF), laser diffraction, near-infrared spectroscopy (NIR) and sample preparation. Half of the presentations were given by Malvern Panalytical experts. The other half was given by relevant guest speakers coming from universities or …

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Malvern Panalytical Events, Meet the Experts »

[27 Nov 2018 | ]

Here is the list of the upcoming webinars in the coming weeks. You can register for free to all our webinars and you will automatically receive the On Demand version if you can’t finally attend the live event directly in your inbox!
December
 
4th – Rheological assessment of the effect of particle size and distribution on the cohesive strength of powders
There is a great need to understand the fundamental rheological properties of particles as they pertain to industry and the environment. In this webinar Chuck Rohn will show how the rheology of powders can …

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Meet the Experts, X-Ray Diffraction (XRD), X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) »

[21 Nov 2018 | ]

Malvern Panalytical had the pleasure in being invited to participate in a seminar dedicated to Advanced Characterisation of Materials at Imperial College London on the 24th October. The seminar was attended by 63 students, researchers and academics in the old Royal School of Mines building.
It was an afternoon event chaired by Dr Andrew Cairns of Imperial College London, with a comprehensive series of presentations focusing on materials characterization by X-ray Diffraction & X-Ray Fluorescence techniques.
The following topics were presented:

Reflectivity
Paul O’Meara (Malvern-Panalytical)

Reciprocal Space Mapping and in situ XRD of ceramic oxide …

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Français, Insitec, Laser Diffraction, Mastersizer, Meet the Experts, Particle size »

[15 Nov 2018 | ]

Lundi 26 novembre après-midi & Mardi 27 novembre 2018

Alain Blasco, spécialiste Solutions Process chez Malvern Panalytical, animera l’atelier sur le nanobroyage et le suivi en ligne lors des ateliers techniques organisés par la société SDTech sur leur site d’Alès.

SDTech Micro est spécialisée dans l’analyse et le traitement à façon des poudres fines et ultrafines.
 

Programme

Lundi 26 novembre

13H30
Accueil des participants

14H00
Présentation de la journée technique et des partenaires

14H45
Caractérisation des poudres, propriétés d’usage et techniques analytiques

16H00
Ateliers :

Mesure de la taille – Du millimètre au nanomètre avec démonstrations de diffraction et de diffusion …

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Malvern Panalytical Events, Meet the Experts »

[14 Nov 2018 | ]

Malvern Panalytical had the pleasure of hosting a free seminar devoted to Understanding Material Characterisation for Powder Metallurgy and Additive Manufacturing.
The seminar, attended by over 25 people, was held at TWI’s Granta Centre in Cambridge on the 16th of October. The Granta Centre is an impressive building with a long-standing history in powder metallurgy innovation – a great place to inspire future innovation!
The morning was comprised of a series of presentations outlining various particle characterization methods.
The following topics were presented:
 

The importance of powder characterization in laser-based additive manufacturing
by Miguel Zavala …

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Kinexus, Malvern Panalytical Events, Meet the Experts, Rheometry »

[9 Nov 2018 | ]

Commentary, courtesy of Everett Crews (Ingevity), and AMAP
Although the history of the scientific study of the flow of matter is replete with names of our greatest thinkers, from Aristotle, Galileo, and Newton to Maxwell, Edison, and Einstein, the term “rheology,” like the science itself, was arguably born in the early twentieth century. The English-speaking world attributes the creation of the term, “rheology,” to E.C. Bingham and J. R. Crawford in 1929, although the word had been in use in German scientific literature as early as 1901 (the French limnologist, Francois …

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Chemical identification, Image Analysis, Meet the Experts, Morphologi, Particle shape »

[16 Oct 2018 | ]

In this blog post, we look at the history of the software ‘bug’ and explain how not everything that appears to be a software issue is caused by the software itself. With this in mind, we examine how the new design of the Morphologi 4 and Morphologi 4-ID  has helped reduce the risk of environmental issues causing problems which may previously have been mistaken for bugs in the software.  
The term ‘bug’ was used as far back as the 1870s to describe errors or glitches in a system. Early adopters of the …

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Dynamic Light Scattering, Electrophoretic light scattering, Malvern Panalytical Events, Meet the Experts, Molecular size, Molecular weight, Particle size, Protein Aggregation, Protein Mobility, Static Light Scattering, Tech Talk, Zeta potential, Zetasizer »

[12 Oct 2018 | ]

Join us for the next User group meeting!
User Group Meeting Announcement 19 Oct 2018 1pm-4pm EDT

We are pleased to announce the first virtual Zetasizer User Meeting ZUM-1! This initiative is an effort to foster the diffusion of knowledge and experience between our support group and those researchers that regularly evaluate light scattering data from the Zetasizer. The Zetasizer Users Community is invited to present and share data with specific questions. Get live feedback from our panel of experts.
The meeting will be live-streamed via Webex and is limited to 3.0 hours. …

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Kinexus, Meet the Experts, Rheology, Rheometry »

[4 Oct 2018 | ]

The most common approach for measuring time-dependent viscoelastic properties of a material on a rotational rheometer is to perform small amplitude oscillatory shear (SAOS) over a range of oscillation frequencies – commonly referred to as a frequency sweep – where the sample is oscillated back and forth with a given stress or strain. Here the oscillation frequency, measured in rad/s, is equivalent to 1/t, with t the deformation time of the material.
Let’s consider a sample of Play Putty which is a viscoelastic material. At short deformation times (high frequencies) Play …

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Electrophoretic light scattering, Meet the Experts, Protein Aggregation, Protein Mobility, Zeta potential, Zetasizer »

[3 Oct 2018 | ]

Debye Screening – what is it?
 
In colloidal samples (and this spans the whole range from molecules in solution to particles in a dispersion) the movement of and forces between objects are often governed by the charge affecting neighbors. When we measure zeta potential (by electrophoretic light scattering), the determination of the effective charge of particles is really what is probed. In other words: zeta potential (or electrophoretic mobility) is a measure of how the charge of a particle/molecule is influencing the movement of another particle/molecule. The full potential as a …

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Customer experience, Electrophoretic light scattering, Meet the Experts, Zeta potential, Zetasizer »

[5 Sep 2018 | ]

How can we obtain the applied field strength?
When performing electrophoretic light scattering (ELS) measurements, the sample is exposed to an externally applied electric field, and we observe the extra movement that the particles undergo as a result of the applied field with the changes in the phase difference between the un-scattered reference laser beam and the scattering from the particles. The electrophoretic mobility µ is the particle velocity v divided by the electric field strength E, where the field strength is the applied voltage over the distance between the electrodes [typically …

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Electrophoretic light scattering, Malvern Panalytical Events, Meet the Experts, Molecular size, Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, Nanosight, Particle concentration, Particle size, Zeta potential, Zetasizer »

[19 Jun 2018 | ]

I presented a new webinar focusing on “A basic introduction to Electrophoretic Light Scattering (ELS)“. In this presentation, I explained the importance of Zeta potential measurements for colloidal dispersions and how it is determined using ELS.
As you certainly know, Electrophoretic Light Scattering (ELS) is a technique used to measure the electrophoretic mobility of particles or molecules in solution. This measurement is used to determine Zeta potential, which is a measure of the electrostatic or charges repulsion/attraction between particles and is a predictor of emulsion and dispersion stability. Zeta potential is …

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Dynamic Light Scattering, Meet the Experts, Zeta potential, Zetasizer »

[14 Jun 2018 | ]

Have you ever tried to explain to someone that the large peak they can see in their dynamic light scattering data, that seems to dominate the size distribution by intensity – is actually only a very tiny part of the sample…and hardly ‘there’ at all?
This has happened to me on numerous occasions, and I always try to show the volume and number size distributions, illustrating how that peak disappears. However, there is often a lingering question hanging in the air: “But if we see it, then it’s there, right?”
In the …

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Binding affinity and Kd, Differential Scanning Calorimetry, Dynamic Light Scattering, Gel permeation chromatography, Isothermal Titration Calorimetry, Label-free analysis, Malvern Panalytical Events, Meet the Experts, MicroCal, Microcalorimetry, Molecular size, OMNISEC, Protein Aggregation, Size Exclusion Chromatography, Taylor Dispersion Analysis, Viscosizer TD, Viscotek, Zetasizer »

[13 Jun 2018 | ]

The time is fast arriving for the third in our highly successful series of European MicroCal meetings! This year the meeting is organized by Malvern Panalytical alongside a Scientific Committee of expert users from academia and industry, all with the support of the ARBRE-MOBIEU network. Our venue will be the prestigious Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), within the historical Savoy Place, perched on the north bank of the River Thames, with spectacular views across London.
The event will focus on applications, best practice, advanced data analysis and all the latest developments in both isothermal …

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Français, Gel permeation chromatography, Malvern Panalytical Events, Meet the Experts, Molecular size, Molecular structure, Molecular weight, OMNISEC »

[9 May 2018 | ]

Atelier dans notre agence de Lyon mardi 12 juin

Journée sur la chromatographie d’exclusion de taille pour les protéines (ou de perméation de gel pour les polymères) dans notre agence de Lyon.
Vous seront présentés différents systèmes de détection UV, réfractomètre, diffusion de lumière, viscosité intrinsèque, MALS, connectables sur tous les types de colonnes, ainsi que sur des systèmes UHPLC.
Nous vous accueillerons à partir de 8h30 et les présentations commenceront à 9h00. Après le déjeuner (offert), se tiendront des sessions d’essais clients jusqu’à 16h30, date de la fin de la journée.
La participation à …

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Epsilon, Meet the Experts, Zetasizer »

[19 Apr 2018 | ]

Check your manufacturing waste before disposing
In the last two years, companies in Asia have been fined for disposing of used industrial waste tainted with chemicals and heavy metals into the waters. In Vietnam, fish carcasses washed up on the beaches of Hà Tĩnh, many fishermen lost their livelihoods and needless to mention about water safety. While these companies have received fines, it is fair to say that waste management affects the public and ecosystem.
Malvern Panalytical supports companies with analytical solutions which ensure socially responsible disposal of used industrial water. Here are …

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Français, Kinexus, Malvern Panalytical Events, Meet the Experts, Morphologi, Rosand »

[18 Apr 2018 | ]

Atelier dans notre agence de Vénissieux
L’agence Malvern Panalytical de Lyon organisera le mardi 24 avril une journée atelier regroupant à la fois notre nouveau morpho-granulomètre Morphologi 4 et nos rhéomètres rotationnels et capillaires.
Des présentations pédagogiques agrémentées d’exemples d’applications pratiques s’enchaîneront tout au long de la matinée et des ateliers pratiques se dérouleront l’après-midi en fonction des échantillons que vous aurez amenés.
Programme de la journée :

Venez découvrir le nouveau granulomètre et analyseur de forme Morphologi 4 présenté par Laurent Lachmanski, notre spécialiste d’application sur la gamme analyse d’image et spectroscopie Raman,
ainsi …

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ASD, Meet the Experts, Molecular structure, Near-InfraRed spectroscopy (NIR), TerraSpec »

[27 Mar 2018 | ]

Near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy is a fast, non-destructive technique that measures light reflectance to determine various materials or identify compounds. NIR is widely applied and is used to measure food quality, validate pharmaceutical constituents, research climate change effects, identify counterfeit products, monitor agricultural crops, identify and even quantify mined minerals, just to give a few examples.
In mining, Malvern Panalytical’s ASD TerraSpec® line of spectrometers are used by leading mining corporations in mines around the world to help them vector in on their deposits faster as well as characterize the geology and …

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Elemental analysis, Empyrean, Epsilon, Français, Image Analysis, Malvern Panalytical Events, Mastersizer, Meet the Experts, Particle shape, Particle size, X'Pert³, X-Ray Diffraction (XRD), X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF), Zeta potential »

[22 Mar 2018 | ]

Malvern Panalytical sera à Forum Labo Biotech Lyon, Stand A12, (en bas des escalators) les 28 et 29 mars 2018. Forum Labo est le salon des fournisseurs de matériels et services pour le laboratoire.
Venez voir en exclusivité le nouveau granulomètre et analyseur de forme Morphologi 4 ainsi que 3 autres nouveaux instruments inédits !
Vous pourrez découvrir :

Un nouveau rhéomètre avec de nouvelles fonctionnalités,
Des passeurs d’échantillons pour Zetasizer, Nanosight NS300,

Un nouveau spectromètre de fluorescence X Epsilon 4 de la gamme Panalytical.

Toute notre équipe de spécialistes d’application sera présente, prête à répondre à toutes vos questions …

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