Tag Archives: Particle size


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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Published 13 May 2020

Around the home in 80 particles – Breakfast

While the essential production and supply of our instruments continues from our offices, many of us are now working from home. But that hasn’t stopped us from thinking about particles… okay, that might just be me… In our blog series…READ MORE >

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Published 22 Apr 2020

Treatments for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

Why understanding the virus’ particle size and shape is critical In view of the current COVID-19 outbreak, scientists are busy developing antivirals and vaccines to treat patients. China has given the go-ahead for researchers to begin human safety tests for an experimental coronavirus vaccine….READ MORE >

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