Tag Archives: sample preparation


Published 19 Aug 2021

Making the impossible possible

A customer success story – Université de Paris This story is about a customer in the field of academia who encountered an issue related to the analysis of volcanic ashes, which are known to be very variable and for which…READ MORE >

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Published 20 Jul 2021

When productivity, quality and savings matter most

A customer success story This story is about a customer that owns many laboratories to conduct precise and accurate analytical testing of all kinds of geological samples. He decided to move to automated fusion to better support production volume, reduce…READ MORE >

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Published 15 Jun 2021

Laser Diffraction for Particle Sizing – Sample Concentration/Dilution (2)

In my last blog, we covered: Why does sample concentration matter? How will it affect results? What is the right concentration range to be measured? Here, we will continue the discussion on: 4. How to prepare and control the sample…READ MORE >

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Published 11 May 2021

Laser Diffraction for Particle Sizing – Sample Concentration/Dilution (1)

“We need to characterize particle size distribution quickly and statically. The estimated size range falls into that covered by laser diffraction. Now what?” Now – sample preparation: Can we actually prepare the samples to be measured properly? When it comes…READ MORE >

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Published 17 Dec 2019

Easy and fast sample preparation of tricky samples for XRF analysis

In the metal industry, the sample preparation of some samples can be challenging. An inappropriate sample preparation method can lead to inconsistent analytical results and even render the samples impossible to analyze. Take for example copper or zinc concentrate samples…READ MORE >

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Published 30 Jan 2019

Malvern Panalytical’s 2019 US Training Course Schedule

We are pleased to offer several classroom training events for the first half of 2019. Malvern Panalytical instrument users are invited to enroll and attend a course. Learn from our expert technology and product specialists and acquire the skill set…READ MORE >

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Published 7 Mar 2017

Can I use DLS for xyz?

How can I use DLS for sample xyz? What is the best sample concentration / refractive index for reliable DLS size measurements? Has it been done before? In Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) we analyze intensity fluctuations in the sample to…READ MORE >

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Published 8 Aug 2014

Waxing lyrical about rheology

Randy Byrne, Malvern Instruments’ VP for Commercial Development, has formulated this excellent (not a trick-) question: “Which has the higher viscosity at room temperature – mayonnaise or honey? (Randy claims no originality for this question!)  We’ll return to this later……  Now, one factor…READ MORE >

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