Kinexus, Malvern Panalytical Events, Meet the Experts, Rheometry »

[9 Nov 2018 | ]
Roofing Asphalt Characterization Techniques for Improved QC

Commentary, courtesy of Everett Crews (Ingevity), and AMAP
Although the history of the scientific study of the flow of matter is replete with names of our greatest thinkers, from Aristotle, Galileo, and Newton to Maxwell, Edison, and Einstein, the term “rheology,” like the science itself, was arguably born in the early twentieth century. The English-speaking world attributes the creation of the term, “rheology,” to E.C. Bingham and J. R. Crawford in 1929, although the word had been in use in German scientific literature as early as 1901 (the French limnologist, Francois …

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ASD, Customer experience, Near-InfraRed spectroscopy (NIR), QualitySpec, Remote sensing »

[8 Nov 2018 | ]
Rapid analyses of dry matter content and carotenoids in fresh cassava roots…

… using an ASD Vis/NIRS spectrometer
Cassava is a main staple for over 800 million people around the world. Ugochukwu Ikeogu with Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, conducts research on high throughput phenotyping and genomics-assisted breeding for quality traits in cassava. Ugochukwu is part of the NEXTGEN Cassava project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and UK Aid has recently published his research work, involving the use of a portable visible-near-infrared (Vis/NIRS) ASD QualitySpec Trek instrument.
Case study
In the PLOS One online publication, “Rapid analyses of dry matter content …

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Corporate, Malvern Panalytical Events »

[7 Nov 2018 | ]
Work in engineering – Lottie Tour!

Malvern Panalytical is a supporter of WES – the Women’s Engineering Society, who are organizing the third LottieTour this year for Tomorrows Engineers Week #TEWeek18, 5th to 9th November 2018.  During the week, Lottie Dolls will be taking part in the types of work that we do in R&D, keep an eye on the #LottieTour to see what Lottie does during her week here.
During Future Engineer’s week, The Malvern site of Malvern Panalytical hosted ‘Stargazer Lottie’ for a week of work experience. The purpose of her visit was to find out …

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[6 Nov 2018 | ]
How to increase the lifetime of your fusion instrument?

It’s not a surprise: No matter which high-quality product you buy, you always need to take good care of it so it entirely fulfills your expectations.
Think about the following points when unpacking your brand-new Claisse® instrument (or apply them to your current instrument, since it’s never too late to change). They might save you considerable time and money!
The environment
Did you know that many problems can be avoided by only placing your fluxer in a well-ventilated and dust-free environment?
The accumulation of dust can in fact lead to dysfunction of critical mechanisms, …

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