Laser Diffraction


Laser diffraction is a widely used particle sizing technique for materials ranging from hundreds of nanometers up to several millimeters in size.

Published 8 Oct 2019

Characterizing material properties for powder additive manufacturing

Up to one third of the production cost of an additive manufacturing (AM) component produced by powder bed processes (particularly metals) is the cost of the powder used, with commercial viability resting on a robust supply chain and effective powder…READ MORE >

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Published 26 Sep 2019

Around the world in 80 particles – Birthday bubbles in China

Many of us celebrate significant birthdays often with friends and a glass of something bubbly. On my 50th birthday I will be doing this, but with a twist: I’m in China, the friends are the experts of the ISO Committee…READ MORE >

Published 24 Sep 2019

Value of the Mastersizer 3000 in Manufacturing and QC

Following on from our previous two blogs which highlighted the importance of particle size analysis in the pharmaceutical industry and the value the Mastersizer 3000 brings to drug development, in this final blog we will turn our sights to why…READ MORE >

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Published 10 Sep 2019

Value of the Mastersizer 3000 for Pharmaceutical Development

In our previous blog, we looked at why particle size analysis is important in the pharmaceutical industry. Here, we will focus on why the Mastersizer 3000, in particular, is considered “an invaluable equipment for supporting drug development” and the “first…READ MORE >

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Published 29 Aug 2019

Around the world in 80 particles – Here comes the rain!!

August is bang in the middle of rainy season in India and like all things in life, rains also bring both good and bad things. The economy and agriculture depend on a large extent on good rains but then being…READ MORE >

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