Tag Archives: viscosity


Published 20 Jun 2018

Smoothie Wars! Which blends the best?

Here at Malvern Panalytical, we seem to enjoy testing the rheological properties of drinks, particularly those of the alcoholic variety! John Duffy and Steve Carrington looked into the differences between traditional ales and they explored the properties of Guinness. Any excuse…READ MORE >

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Published 26 Sep 2017

What is the maximum viscosity for DLS?

Is there a maximum viscosity for DLS measurements?   The Malvern Zetasizer can determine particle size by dynamic light scattering (DLS). In this technique, the intensity fluctuations are analyzed to find the corresponding diffusion coefficient that led to the fluctuations….READ MORE >

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Published 7 Jul 2015

Discovering the science behind chocolate

My name is Thea Miksch and I recently visited Malvern Instruments for a six day work experience placement.  It was quite a big thing for me since I came from Germany to the UK for this placement. I was a…READ MORE >

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Published 17 Mar 2015

Microfluidic Rheometer – Guinness Viscosity

Microfluidic Rheometer and Guinness The Great Guinness Viscosity Challenge Last year we did a nice Christmas blog on the viscosity of beer where myself and Steve Carrington took our Microfluidic rheometer down to our local pub to measure a selection…READ MORE >

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Published 27 Oct 2014

Chocolate & Coffee Particle Size – How It Affects Taste

Coffee and Cocoa Particle Size Chocolate and coffee, what a great combination! But which do you prefer – milk chocolate and a regular cup of coffee or perhaps an espresso with a square of dark chocolate? Milk chocolate and dark chocolate…READ MORE >

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