X-ray Diffraction (XRD)


XRD is the only laboratory technique that reveals structural information, such as chemical composition, crystal structure, crystallite size, strain, preferred orientation and layer thickness. Materials researchers therefore use XRD to analyze a wide range of materials, from powders and solids to thin films and nanomaterials.

Published 11 Nov 2020

Optimizing the performance of titanium dioxide and other pigments for your paints, pigments, plastics – Q&A

Characterization of TiO2 within the paint and pigment industry is a critical component of paint development. X-ray diffraction and DLS are important techniques as they identify the material and various features like particle size, shape, and size distribution. The physical…READ MORE >

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Published 10 Nov 2020

Could additive manufacturing be the future for sustainability?

Using this breakthrough technique to build a better future Did you know that the waste generated from manufacturing a typical smartphone can be 200 times the phone’s weight? Smartphones contain highly complex combinations of valuable raw materials. Extracting and processing…READ MORE >

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Published 4 Nov 2020

Efficient iron sintering process control

In the following case study, we discuss the added value of X-Ray Diffraction forprocess control at a sinter plant.

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Published 28 Oct 2020

The use of XRD for Additive Manufacturing of metals

Additive Manufacturing can deliver huge advantages in sustainability, efficiency, and flexibility, requiring less raw material consumption.

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Published 27 Oct 2020

Safe Environments Pty Ltd, Australia’s first NATA accredited lab for respirable silica ISO compliance

Industry members depend on service

Previous testing of respirable silica dust using FTIR was providing

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Published 20 Oct 2020

A History of Battery Material Analysis with Malvern Panalytical

The possibilities at a researcher’s disposal I managed the X-Ray Shared Experimental Facility at MIT for 8 years. The first instrument I bought for the lab was a Malvern Panalytical X’Pert Pro MPD X-ray diffractometer. The versatility of the X’Pert…READ MORE >

Published 8 Oct 2020

The value of mineralogical analysis for iron ore mining and beneficiation

In the following case study, we discuss the added value of XRD for the mineralogical analysis of lateritic iron ore.

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Published 30 Sep 2020

Time to unlock a new manufacturing era

Thanks to its flexibility and high-efficiency potential, AM can bring significant advantages to manufacturers in a wide range of industries.

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Published 17 Sep 2020

The launch of OmniTrust – our solution for the regulated environment

Do you trust me? If you ask my colleagues or friends if they trust me, I’d hope most of them would say yes! I’m a bit of a stickler for rules – I like to be sure things are done…READ MORE >

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