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 16 Sep 2020

Embracing the future of particle sizing

Imagine this. You’re in your car, travelling down the highway at the maximum permitted speed towards your destination. You think the trip is going well, but you’re not sure because your windshield and side windows are blocked off and offer…READ MORE >

Published 1 Sep 2020

Determining the particle size distribution of metal powders

Wet and dry dispersion on the Mastersizer 3000 If we look at some of the most interesting and inspiring innovations in modern engineering, Additive Manufacturing (AM), in my opinion, has to be up there with the best. For metallic products,…READ MORE >

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Published 13 Aug 2020

Disinfecting Sprays and Droplet Size

Call me nuts. Early March, I was still living on the road across the country. I knew COVID-19 was there. Having worked in a BSL-2 (Biosafety Level 2) lab for years, I thought I had a good handle over it….READ MORE >

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Published 29 Jul 2020

Around the (world) home in 80 particles – Gardening

it takes a period of social distancing to turn my attention to the garden. But with garden centres closed, what materials science skills can I draw upon?

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Published 14 Jul 2020

To Beauty and Personal Care Industry: How We Can Help You Adjust to the Impact of COVID-19 (Part 2)

What do we care about to develop moisturizer & hand sanitizer? We care about what consumers do. Take a look at important properties and how to analyze them.

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