Tag Archives: sample preparation


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 7 Mar 2017

Can I use DLS for xyz?

How can I use DLS for sample xyz? What sample concentration / refractive index is needed for reliable DLS size measurements? Has it been done before? In Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) intensity fluctuations in the sample are analyzed to obtain…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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