Tag Archives: polymers


Published 11 Aug 2020

Using triple-detection GPC to study polymer aging in 3D printing applications

Selective laser sintering (SLS) is an additive manufacturing technique that uses a laser to selectively sinter powdered material (typically nylon or polyamide) to create a solid 3-dimensional structure. SLS has the potential to produce serial parts with high quality and…READ MORE >

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Published 9 Jun 2020

The huge problem with microplastics

Microplastics are EVERYWHERE Like many others, I’ve become much more aware of the global issue of microplastics – small (<5 mm) pieces of plastic that are littering the Earth, but where do microplastics come from? Microplastics have been found everywhere,…READ MORE >

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Published 25 Feb 2020

Harness the power of OMNISEC

As Malvern Panalytical transitions to an OMNISEC-based Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC) / Size Exclusion Chromatography (SEC) portfolio, I wanted to remind you why the OMNISEC system has quickly established itself as a versatile tool for characterizing and understanding macromolecules (and…READ MORE >

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Published 6 Sep 2016

The New Fiver: Polymers defeat paper in the money business

The New Five Pound Note: On the 13th of September 2016 polymers will officially become legal tender in the United Kingdom in the form of the new Bank of England £5 note. The new polymer banknotes will give us cleaner,…READ MORE >

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Published 19 Jun 2015

10 reasons why polymer scientists need multi-detector GPC

When we are talking to customers about advanced Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC) systems, we can explain why ours are the best on the market or how their excellent sensitivities means you can measure polymers with lower molecular weight than ever…READ MORE >

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