Tag Archives: Particle size


Published 11 Aug 2021

Sensitive Teeth, Toothpaste Formulation, and Particle Size

Email: “Here is a Reminder from Your Dentist”  I: Delete… Sorry, covid.  ……. until recently when my teeth got too sensitive. I finally went to the dentist only to find five teeth to be filled.  Lying on the dental chair, I got curious:…READ MORE >

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Published 17 Jun 2021

A new window to deeper materials insights: Hydro Insight

Sometimes, a clearer, more detailed view is just what you need for a breakthrough. Just take the microscope. Since its invention in 1609 by Galileo Galilei, this instrument has helped us diagnose and treat all kinds of diseases, carry out…READ MORE >

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Published 17 Feb 2021

The value of mineralogical monitoring for the aluminum industry – Part 2

In the previous blog about mineralogical monitoring for the aluminum industry, we discussed the added value of accurate on-line and at-line mineralogical monitoring for bauxite ore. The advantages of X-ray diffraction (XRD) and near-infrared spectroscopy (NIR) that provide information about the mineralogical composition…READ MORE >

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Published 24 Nov 2020

Back to the Future (of Electric Vehicles) – 1985

No, not the eponymous film production but a rather eccentric electric vehicle – the Sinclair C5. Ok, it was an unmitigated commercial disaster. But Sinclair was trying to make use of the considerable technical and environmental benefits of an electric…READ MORE >

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Published 21 Oct 2020

Understanding specifications – what does laser power actually mean?

When choosing a new instrument, we tend to end up looking at a specification sheet. But what do all of these numbers mean? Bigger numbers are better surely? Whilst there are lots of specifications that we can compare, this is…READ MORE >

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Published 15 Oct 2020

Around the Home in 80 Particles – My Work(ing from Home) Day

Since many of us are now working from home, we get to spend more time looking at our possessions. For some of us this prompts a desire to redecorate or buy new things. For me, it’s led me to think…READ MORE >

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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 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 17 Jun 2020

Around the world in 80 particles – A sweet tooth…

Sugar and particle sizes are two of my favorite things – a fine sugar is better for the buttercream, while a granulated one improves the cake’s texture.

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