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TABER Rotary Platform Abraser Model 5135 / 5155 from Taber Industries

This video shows the functioning of Taber Industries’ TABER Rotary Platform Abraser Model 5135 / 5155. This easy-to-operate, precision-built instrument has capacity to provide reliable data in a matter of minutes.

Zetasizer µV Light Scattering system from Malvern

his video shows Zetasizer µV Dual Integrated Light Scattering system dedicated to protein characterization from Malvern.

Malvern's Viscotek TDAmax System

In this video, an employee from Malvern Instruments tells us about the Viscotek TDAmax system, which is suitable for characterization of polymers, proteins, copolymers, etc.

The World's First Portable XRD - Terra from inXitu

The Terra is the world's first portable XRD (X-ray diffractometer). It weighs about 15kg and has enough battery power to run for approximately 7-8 hours and features a resolution that is comparable to larger laboratory sized XRD units.

Varian 600 Series FTIR Spectrometers - Key Features

Introducing the latest evolutionary Varian 600 Series FTIR Spectrometers with FTIR imaging microscope geared for high end reserach. Featuring one of the kind integrated FTIR imaging microscope technology catered for both material and biomaterial sector. The Varian 600 series is the next evolutionary step in FTIR imaging technology.

MicroActive Data Analysis Software - Isotherm from Micromeritics

The unique MicroActive reporting software - Isotherm from Micromeritics helps users to evaluate isotherm data interactively from the company’s ASAP, TriStar, and Gemini gas adsorption devices. The user can view updated textural properties by just moving calculation bars with the cursor. The software gives one-click access to key important parameters and results can be viewed graphically on the screen.

Barnes SSSP-1000-T Single Pass Bore Finishing

This video shows the single pass bore finishing process of hydraulic valve bodies by Barnes SSSP-1000 from Lapmaster.

TruScan from Ahura Scientific

This video demonstrates the functioning of a rugged, handheld, lightweight Raman system, the TruScan from Ahura Scientific, a unit of Thermo Fisher Scientific. This system can be used for the identification of counterfeit drugs and raw material verification in pharmaceutical industries.

CEAST 9050 Tester from Instron

This video shows an overview of CEAST 9050 tester from Instron. The CEAST 9050 impact pendulum is designed for determining the resilience of thermoplastic materials to impact.

ElvaX ProSpector XRF Handheld Analyzer from ElvaTech

This video shows the working principle of ElvaX ProSpector XRF handheld analyzer from ElvaTech. This portable, handheld EDXRF elemental analysis system is designed to be intuitive and user friendly.

TANGO FT-NIR Spectrometer from Bruker for Chemical Analysis

This video shows the operation of Bruker’s TANGO FT-NIR spectrometer designed for chemical analysis.

Micromeritics’ Saturn DigiSizer II Particle Size Analyzer

This webinar explains the features and production, research, and quality control applications of fully automated Saturn DigiSizer II high-definition digital particle size analyzer from Micromeritics.

Xenocs Offers Xeuss 2.0 SAXS/WAXS System for Laboratory Use

This video shows Xenocs’ Xeuss 2.0, a new generation of SAXS/WAXS system designed as a beamline with measurement capabilities for laboratory use.

Webinar on Rigaku CrystalClear and dTREK Software Suite

This video shows the Rigaku webinar where Jim Pflugrath is discussing three new features for using CrystalClear and dTREK software suite, which will lead to improved results such as higher I/σ(I) and lower Rmeas.

ZHV30/Zwicki-Line Hardness Testing Machine

This video shows the ZHV30/zwicki-Line hardness testing machine from Zwick Roell. The ZHV30 is a fully automatic hardness tester with closed-loop technology.

Mining Sample Collection and Preparation Tools from Thermo Scientific

In this video, Thermo Scientific introduces portable, compact and battery-powered sample collection and preparation tools. These tools provide a complete lab-to-field solution for on-site XRF analysis in exploration and mining.

Floating Roller Peel Test from ADMET

ADMET is a major provider of testing systems for tension, torsion, flexure, compression, and biaxial testing. The floating roller peel test is designed to determine the average peel force of an adhesive or any other bonding agent. The floating roller is an easy and precise method to measure average peel force values. Other available peel tests are the 90 degree, T-Peel, and 180 degree.

135° Peel Test using Mecmesin’s Custom-made Vacuum Fixture

This video shows a custom-made vacuum fixture that holds a semi-rigid container securely at 135o while the MultiTest-i determines the force used to remove the lid.

Ph.D Student Uses B&W Tek Lasers for Neurobiological Studies

This video shows Marta Zlatic, Ph.D. discussing her neurobiological research of larval behavior with respect to brain activity.

Biaxial Testing of a Biomaterial-Tissue Sample

This video from Zwick shows how a biaxial test is performed an a biomaterial/tissue sample. The testing machine in question features 4 high resolution linear drives and can test samples at controlled temperatures using a bath.

The Unitherm 1000 Dilatometer for Thermal Expansion Measurement from Anter Corp

The Unitherm 1000 dilatometer from Anter Corp can measure the thermal expansion of up to 4 samples simulatneously. Using different furnaces it can work in temperature ranges from cryogenic up to 1600°C. Accurate results are ensured through the use of digital displacement transducers.

Spectroil Q100 Lubricant Monitoring System from Spectro Inc

Jorge Riveras from Spectro Inc shows us their Spectroil Q100 system for oil condition monitoring. It is used for testing of oil to determine the amount of wear that is taking place with valuable machinery and measures contaminants and additives. It uses the atomic emission spectroscopy operating principle.

Grip Face Replacement for Instron Pneumatic Grips

This video shows the grip face replacement for Instron 10 kN side-action pneumatic grips. The jaw face safety shields reduce the finger-pinch hazard linked with the use of pneumatic grips.

Demonstration of the XploRA Raman System from Horiba

Vincent Larat from Horiba explains how the XploRA Raman spectrometer works and provides us with a real time demonstration of how the system works.

Webinar on Effortless Evaluation of Emulsion Behavior from Horiba

This video from Horiba gives a presentation on effortless evaluation of emulsion behavior, which is usually ascertained by the size of the droplet.

Autozero Procedure and Oscillation Check of Brookfield Viscometer

This video shows how to autozero a viscometer and perform an oscillation check. Autozero procedure and oscillation check are summarized in the operator manuals of Brookfield Engineering.

Q8 MAGELLAN Optial Emission Spectrometer (OES) from Bruker Optics

This slideshow sows the key features of the Q8 MAGELLAN optial emission spectrometer (OES) high end metals analyzer from Bruker AXS.

New CellInsight NXT High Content Screening Platform from Thermo Scientific

This video shows Scott Keefer, cell imaging expert, explaining about the latest CellInsight NXT High Content Screening (HCS) Platform and HCS studio software developed by Thermo Scientific.

NETZSCH’s SBA 458 Nemesis for Measurement of Seebeck Coefficient and Electrical Conductivity

This video shows the operation of the SBA 458 Nemesis® from NETZSCH. This system can simultaneously perform quality check for the measurement of electrical conductivity and seebeck coefficient, and carries out measurements at temperatures up to 800°C.

Eliminating the Effect of Load String Compliance in Tensile Test

In this video, Dan Raynor, Applications Lab Manager at Instron, elucidates how to eliminate the effect of load string compliance in a tensile test.

Zwick’s Three-Point Flexure Test on Sandwich Paper Material

This video shows Zwick Roell’s three-point flexure test on sandwich paper material. The three-point flexure tests are usually carried out using Zwick’s 5 kN tensile testing machine.

Taber Industries’ TABER Reciprocating Abraser Model 5900 for Abrasion / Scratch Testing

This video shows TABER Reciprocating Abraser Model 5900 from Taber Industries. It is ideal for testing flat surfaces and can be configured to evaluate the susceptibility of a material surface to scratch, abrasion, rub, scrape and many other physical properties.

The X-Supreme8000 EDXRF from Oxford Instruments

The X-Supreme8000 energy dispersive x-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) spectrometer from Oxford Instruments is a cost effective solution for quality assurance and process control applications in fields such as cement manufacture, wood treatment, mineral extraction, mining, healthcare and petrochemicals. This video shows how easy the X-Supreme8000 is to use and its ability to handle different sample types such as liquids, powders and granules.

Optical Property Optimizer for Mastersizer 3000 from Malvern

This video shows new Optical Property Optimizer tool, which is designed to aid Malvern MasterSizer 3000.

Testing of Torsion Springs using Mecmesin Vortex-i Test System

This video shows the testing of torsion springs using the Mecmesin Vortex-i computer controlled torque testing system to find the pre-defined torque.

Thermo Scientific Dionex ICS-5000 Reagent-Free HPIC system

This video shows the world’s first Dionex ICS-5000 capillary HPIC (high-pressure ion chromatography) system. The reagent-free HPIC system has the ability to do high resolution and fast IC analysis.

E1-ClipTip Electronic Pipetting System from Thermo Scientific

This video shows Thermo Scientific’s electronic pipetting system. The E1-ClipTip™ pipette ensures secure tip attachment with the efficiency of electronic pipetting action. It utilizes snap and lip tip fitting technology.

NT-MDT's SOLVER NEXT SPM/AFM

Nikolay Novozhilov from NT-MDT takes us for a tour of their SOLVER NEXT AFM/SPM. he shows us how easy it is to change from AFM to SPM, as well as demonstrating the software control system and how easy it is to scan a sample.

Bruker’s NMR Food Screener for Honey Profiling

This video shows Patricia Eaune, Famille Michaud Apiculteurs, explaining how NMR food screening solutions are used for analyzing honey.

S2 PICOFOX for Environmental Applications from Bruker

This video shows the Total Reflection X-Ray Fluorescence (TXRF) with the S2 PICOFOX used for environmental applications from Bruker.

Solenoid Testing by Mecmesin

This video from Mecmesin demonstrates the testing of solenoid using a horizontally mounted MultiTest 2.5-i computer-controlled test system, fitted with a 100N loadcell, and a personal computer.

Thwing Albert’s FP-2255 Friction/Peel Tester

This video shows a friction/peel tester, the FP-2255 from Thwing Albert. This tester is mainly specified for COF (co-efficient of friction), 180° peel, 90° peel, and T-Peel tests using the 90° and 180° peel fixtures.

Viscosity Test on the Brookfield DV2T Viscometer

This video shows how to set up a viscosity test on the new touch screen DV2T viscometer from Brookfield.

How to Perform a Thread Tensile Test Using ASTM D2256

This video shows how to perform a thread tensile test using the ASTM D2256 from ADMETTestSystems. The ASTM D2256 is a universal testing machine equipped with an ADMET eP2. The thread tensile test is performed to determine the breaking strength and the elongation of a thread. This test measures the tensile properties of a thread by pulling it at a constant speed until it breaks.

Thin Film Equipment Solutions from Angstrom Engineering

This video from Angstrom Engineering displays industry-leading thin film deposition systems including everything from organic electronics, renewable energy, and flat panel displays, to photonics, magnetic storage, quantum dots, spintronics, decorative coatings, and various optical and tribological applications.

Automated Tensile Testing of Composite Materials

Demonstration of an automatic materials testing machine designed for use with composite materials from Zwick. The system consists of a sample magazine, sample measuring system, temperature chamber, robotic sample loader and testing machine. All that is needed is for an operator to load the samples into the magazine and to enter information into the computer interface. The robotic test system takes care of the rest. It even disposes of spent test specimens and regularly cleans the machine.

TA Instruments’ New Affinity ITC for Challenging Life Science Laboratory Environments

This video shows the functioning of the all new Affinity ITC from TA Instruments. The Affinity ITC, a fully-automated isothermal titration calorimetry instrument designed for today's challenging life science laboratory environments, offers unparalleled performance, reliability, and ease of use.

Installation of AvaSoft 8 Software and Application of the Avantes Spectrometer

This video shows the installation of AvaSoft 8 software to the Avantes spectrometer.

Inauguration of HORIBA Europe Research Center

This video shows the inauguration of HORIBA Europe Research Center. This state-of-the-art center will continue the long-held tradition of innovation that was started in 1819 with the establishment of HORIBA.

Break-Loose Force and Glide Force from Zwick Roell

This video shows how to determine the break loose force and glide force for hypodermic syringes, capsules and similar drug delivery systems from Zwick Roell.

SuperMini 200 Benchtop Sequential WDXRF Spectrometer from Rigaku at Pittcon 2013

In this video Tom McNutly, Vice President & General Manager from Rigaku talks about the SuperMini 200 benchtop WDXRF spectrometer at Pittcon 2013.

Capabilities of Instron in Material Testing

This video shows an overview of Instron material testing systems, instruments, and accessories.

Elemental and Matrix Compatibility Issues with Thorium or Uranium from Inorganic Ventures

In this video Dr. Brain Alexander and Dr. Paul Gaines from Inorganic Ventures talks about elemental and matrix compatibility issues with thorium and uranium in nitric acid.

Torque Tests on Child-Resistant Containers Using Mecmesin Vortex-D System

This video shows the measurement of opening torque performed on child-resistant closure containers (CRC) with Mecmesin Vortex-d motorised test system.

U1273AX Handheld Digital Multimeter from Agilent

This video shows the U1273AX handheld digital multimeter from Agilent Technologies. The U1273AX is an OLED handheld digital multimeter (DMM) capable of operating down to -40°C. It delivers immediate and accurate results, even in frigid conditions.

Tensile Tester MultiTest Series from Mecmesin

This video shows tensile tester Mecmesin MultiTest. The MultiTest universal testers are designed for use directly within the manufacturing environment.

The JETVISC Kinematic Viscometer from Rheotek

Mike Fogarty from Rheotek introduces us to their JETVISC kinematic viscometer which has been designed for testing aviation fuels, diesel fuels, hydraulic fluids, transformer oils and other similar materials.

The AXIOS X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) Spectrometer from PANalytical

David Coler from PANalytical shows us through the AXIOS XRF (x-ray fluorescence) instrument that performs elemental analysis. It is suited to applications including industrial process control, in the cement, steel and petroleum industries, as well as research and development applications in both industry and academia.

Dynamic Image Analysis for Characterizing Irregularly Shaped Particles from Micromeritics

The dynamic image technique looks at particles in motion, providing additional critical information. Besides particle size, numerous shape parameters are obtained. As the images are taken, statistical data for all measurement parameters are calculated and recorded. At the same time, thumbnail images of each particle are saved for post-analysis viewing and screening.

UV Conformal Coating - Features and Applications

This video demonstrate the process of producing UV conformal coating using UV conveyor processing. The UV oven is an inline system with full images of a UV conformal coating curing.

Thermo Scientific’s Handheld XRF at Pittcon 2009

This video shows a live telecast of Pittcon 2009 at which Thermo Scientific exhibited its next-generation Handheld XRF.

Thermo Scientific TRACE 1300 Series Gas Chromatograph

This video shows the innovative TRACE 1300 series GC (gas chromatograph) from Thermo Scientific. The TRACE 1300 series GC provides high productivity and reduces cost in QA/QC and routine laboratory applications.

The New XE-100 Series Atomic Force Microscopes from Park Systems

We are introduced to Park Systems new XE-100 series general purpose AFMs. Dr. Sang-il Park explains how the use of a x-y scanner and decoupled z scanner produces very flat scans and how their system can operate in a true non-contact mode to produce accurate, high resolution images, with excellent reproducibility. As well as topographical information, the XE-100 series AFMs can also measure electrical, magnetic, mechanical and optical properties of materials.

WT3000 Precision Power Analyzer from Yokogawa

This video shows Yokogawa’s WT3000 AC/DC power analyzer that offers an unprecedented combination of measurement accuracy and performance.

RapID Unique Solution for Raw Materials Verification

This video shows RapID, a unique solution for raw materials verification from Cobalt.

Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Fusion Tribrid Mass Spectrometer

This video shows Dan Shine, President - Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry, talking about customers’ response towards the new Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Fusion Tribrid mass spectrometer demonstrated at ASMS 2013.

Strength of Materials - A Course on the Fundamental Understanding

This is a video course on the strength of materials. The video provides fundamentals to understanding the strength of materials. A good insight into the fundamental knowledge.

Determining Tensile Strength of Rubber and Elastomers using Universal Testing Machine by ADMET

ASTM D412 (D 412) covers the tensile properties of thermoset rubbers and thermoplastic elastomers. The specification describes two test methods, A and B. Method A is common and can be performed on a universal testing machine (tensile testing machine). If you are going to perform this test, you should read the entire specification from ASTM. This is a quick summary by ADMET to decide if this test is right for you, and to point out what equipment you need to perform the test.

Analyzing RNA Protein Complexes with Solid State NMR

This video shows Prof. Dr. Teresa Carlomagno from BMWZ Institute, Leibniz University explaining the potential use of Bruker's Solid State NMR for studying RNA protein complexes.

Bruker BioSpin at ENC 2014

This video shows information about Bruker BioSpin’s latest technology showcased at ENC 2014. Bruker also interviewed industry leaders in the fields of NMR, MRI, DNP, etc. and presented the Laukien Prize that recognizes cutting-edge experimental NMR research.

Morgan Motor Company Car Factory – Malvern Instruments

This user group video from Malvern Instruments shows Morgan motor company car factory which manufactures sports cars.

Corporate Video of Mecmesin Force & Torque Measurement Systems

This corporate video of Mecmesin demonstrates that Mecmesin is the leading manufacturer of force and torque test equipment for over 30 years.

Hardness Testing on Platinum, Titanium, Gold and Tungsten Wedding Ring

A video showing hardness testing being performed on a a tungsten ring and compared with hardness testing with platinum, titanium, white gold rings. Please remember not to try this on your wedding rings !!

Food Safety and Non-Targeted Screening from Thermo Scientific

In this video Michal Godula, Ph.D., Food Safety & Environmental Marketing Manager from Thermo Scientific highlights the need for non-targeted screening in Food Safety.

TXRF with S2 PICOFOX from Bruker

This video shows the S2 PICOFOX from Bruker, which is the world's first portable benchtop spectrometer for fast quantitative and semi-quantitative multi-element microanalysis of liquids, suspensions, solids and contaminations using the principle of total reflection X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy (TXRF).

Prelude SPLC System from Thermo Scientific

his video shows Jenny Olsen, Senior Product Manager, discussing the latest innovations from Thermo Scientific.

Lab Test Footage of SciAps Z-500 Handheld LIBS Analyzer

This video of secret lab footage from SciAps shows the Z-500 handheld LIBS analyzer rapidly and easily identifying a variety of common aluminum alloys.

Material Preparation and Analysis – Turbine Blade – Buehler

This video shows the surface preparation and analysis of turbine blade from Buehler.

D2 PHASER X-Ray Powder Diffractometer from Bruker

In this video Nathan Henderson, Application Scientist from Bruker talks about the D2 PHASER, desktop X-ray powder diffractometer.

Overview of Applied Spectra

This video provides an overview of Applied Spectra, who is a major supplier of laser-based analytical instruments.

The AccuPyc II 1340 Pycnometer from Micromeritics

John Guerin from Micromeritics shows us the AccuPyc II 1340 pycnometer, used for measuring the density of materials. John explains how the instrument works with the use of a schematic diagram.

Heating with EASYHEAT Small from Ambrell

This video demonstrates how to heat with the EASYHEAT small induction heating system from Ambrell. This heating system works with a wide variety of coil shapes, inductance values, part sizes, and part materials to efficiently deliver heat to the parts.

The VHX-1000 Fully Integrated Digital Microscope from Keyence

Sean Gasparovic shows us the Keyence VHX-1000 fully integrated digital microscope system. It includes an optical system designed specifically to work with a CCD, with magnification from 0.1X to 5000X

Assembly Process of Brookfield Viscometer

This video shows step-by-step instructions on how to assemble guardleg and lab stand of a Brookfield Viscometer and take first viscosity reading in minutes.

Hardness Testing of Gold, Titanium, Platinum and Tungsten Carbide Rings Using a Jigsaw Blade

The video clips shows different types of "wedding rings" undergoing jigsaw blade test for their relative hardness. (Gold, vs, Titanium, vs platinum vs tungsten carbide rings)

The FEI Phenom Personal Electron Microscope-From Research Lab to Teaching Environment

Staff at NCSU talk about how they have taken the FEI Phenom personal electron microscope out of the dedicated research lab and brought it out into the teaching environment. It's versatility and ease of use mean that it can be used by operators with even limited experience.

Varian TPS Compact Portable Vacuum Pumping System

The Varian TPS Compact Portable Vacuum Pumping System offers a self contained, turbo pumping system, designed to offer users a portable, lightweight complete vacuum system that can generate vacuum for pumping vacuum chamber, molecular beam line, and for any clean environment experimentation. A simple plug and play vacuum system the biggest advantage of the Varian TPS is that it utilizes dry pumping technology meaning no oil or hydrocarbon.

The SpectroVISC Q3000 Kinematic Viscometer from Spectro Inc

Dan Walsh from Spectro Inc shows us the main features and demonstrates just how fast and easy the Spectro VISC Q3000 portable kinematic viscometer is to use. It is extremely small and can be easily taken on-site to provide on the spot viscosity readings, producing results in a matter of seconds.

Advancements in Turbine Technology

In this video, Prof. Sir Colin Humphreys describes the operation of Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre and how new materials developed in this department are helping to improve turbine technology in Rolls-Royce engines.

Impact Test on Light Bulb Using Instron Dynatup System

This video demonstrates an impact test performed using Instron’s Dynatup mini-tower impact test machine on a light bulb.

Torque Testing of Dental Abrasive Disks with Mecmesin's Vortex-i

This video demonstrates the torque testing of the dental abrasive disks with the Vortex-i torque measurement solution from Mecmesin. The Vortex-i uses a custom-made adapter to measure the torque of dental abrasive disks.

HFM 436 Lambda Heat Flow Meter from Netzsch

This video shows Netzsch’s HFM 436 Lambda heat flow meter designed for fast and accurate thermal conductivity testing of insulation materials.

RPMBlue-FS PL Mapping System from Nanometrics for Compound Semiconductor Users

This video shows the functioning of Nanometrics’ RPMBlue-FS, a photoluminescence (PL) mapping tool that can be fixed with a robotic wafer handler when required.

Tracer IV-GEO Handheld XRF for Geosciences from Bruker XRD

Alexander Seyfarth introduces us to the Bruker Tracer IV-GEO handheld XRF (x-ray fluorescence) analyzer developed specifically for geosciences and geological sample identification and can analyze elements from magnesium to uranium.. The Tracer IV-GEO is the latest latest addition to the Tracer family of XRF instruments and features a 30mm2 silicon drift detector.

Materials Genome Initiative workshop 2012 from Granta Design

In this video Prof. Mike Ashby Professor at Cambridge University gives an overview of the development of materials information technology, the work of Granta in this field, and its potential relationship to the Materials Genome Initiative.

Introduction to NanoRam from Pacer International

In this video Stephen Newport, Product Specialist from Pacer International introduces the new B&WTek NanoRam handheld Raman spectrometer.

Zwick Roell’s Linear Puncture Testing (LPET)

This video shows Zwick Roell’s LPET (linear puncture testing). According to DIN 53142-2 standard, the LPET is performed on a corrugated card board. The card board is loaded in all directions due to the pyramid formed penetrator during the penetration test.

Introduction of EVOQ LC-TQ Mass Spectrometers

This video shows the global introduction of Bruker CAM's EVOQ LC-TQ (liquid chromatography-triple quadrupole) mass spectrometers at JASIS 2012 in Tokyo.

Application Areas for the Bruker Optics TANGO FT-NIR Spectrometer

The TANGO FT-NIR spectrometer from Bruker Optics is a versatile instruments. Application areas are listed.

The LVEM5 Benchtop TEM from Delong America

The LVEM5 from Delong America is a unique piece of equipment, being the only benchtop TEM on the market. It is also interesting in that it can operate as a benchtop FE-SEM, and STM and an optical microscope as well. The user can easily switch between modes using the software.

D8 DISCOVER from Bruker

In this video Jonathan Giencke, Application Scientist from Bruker talks about the D8 DISCOVER XRD.

QImaging Cameras in Olympus CellSens Software

This video demonstrates the configuration and operation of the QImaging camera in the Olympus software suite.

Handheld Coating Thickness Measurement Instruments from Fischer Instrumentation

This video clip introduces the Fischer Instrumentation familty of handheld coating thickness measurement instruments. These instruments use techniques such as magnetic induction and eddy currents to determine coating thickness. The range of instruments includes the deltascope, isoscope and dualscope instruments.

Intelligent Transportation Systems from FLIR

This video shows the intelligent transportation system from FLIR. The thermal imaging cameras of intelligent transportation system are used to monitor and manage traffic streams.

68-3000 EZ-Cup Vapometer from Thwing Albert

This video shows the NEW 68-3000 EZ-Cup Vapometer from Thwing Albert. The vapormeter comprises an aluminum threaded flanged ring and a light-weight aluminum cup. It also has two neoprene gaskets having a Teflon seal, which will keep the specimen in place.

ADMET eXpert 8602 Axial-Torsion Testing Machine

This video shows eXpert 8602 axial-torsion testing machine equipped with MTESTQuattro software from ADMET.

NaioAFM Overview from Nanosurf

This video shows the features and general handling of NaioAFM from Nanosurf.

eXpert 5952 Testing System from Admet

This video shows the eXpert 5952 testing system equipped with the MTEST Quattro materials testing system from Admet.

Bruker Nano Surfaces Tribology and Mechanical Testing Workshop at the University of Sheffield

On May 22nd 2013 - AZo.TV attended the Tribology and Mechanical Testing Workshop by Bruker Nano-Surfaces at the University of Sheffield. Taking part in workshops and seminars with such experts as Steve Shaffer, PhD - senior applications scientist.

Testing Composite Tow using AutoX750 Extensometer from Instron

This video shows tensile testing of composite tow specimens using AutoX750 Extensometer from Instron to ASTM D4018 standard.

Innovative X-Ray Diffraction Technologies from inXitu

This short video details how inXitu have used funding from NASA and other government bodies to develop innovative x-ray diffraction (XRD) technologies for the analysis of materials both terrestrial and extra-terrestrial.

A Guide to Using AFM for Biological Applications

This video shows Asylum Applications Scientist Dr. Irène Revenko giving a brief demonstration on how to use the AFM for biological applications.

Installation of FireWire PCI Card in QImaging Camera

This video from shows the installation of PCI or PCI express FireWire card in QImaging camera.

Nunc Lab-Tek Chamber Slide System from Thermo Scientific

This video shows a laboratory consumables expert, Sarah Verna, talking about the Nunc Lab-Tek Chamber Slide System designed by Thermo Scientific.

Heating Bracelet Using Ambrell EASYHEAT 2kW

This video shows the heating of a bracelet using Ambrell EASYHEAT 2kW induction heating system.

The Test Master Pro OES System from Oxford Instruments

This video demonstrates the operation of the Test-Master Pro optical emission spectroscopy (OES) system from Oxford Instruments. It uses a heavy duty probe suited to industrial applications.

NETZSCH's Thermal Properties of Polymers App at a Glance

This video provides a brief overview of NETZSCH’s Thermal Properties of Polymers App that offers all the essential characteristics of polymer materials.

Thermogravimetric Analyzers from TA Instruments

This video shows superior TGA (thermogravimetric analyzer) design from TA Instruments. The Q500 is the world’s best selling thermogravimetric analyzer.

Ambios Technology Q-View SPM/Interferometer – Capabilities

Rick Olds from Ambios Technology shows us through the Q-View. The Q-View which combines scanning probe microscopy (SPM) and interferometer which are interchangeable for taking surface roughness and topography measurements on small and larger areas.

B&W Tek's Educational Video Series Episode 2: Transmission Spectroscopy

This video shows the second episode of B&W Tek's Educational Video Series, which discusses transmission spectroscopy in a detailed manner.

Multiple Analytical tools in One for Scanning Electron Microscopy from Bruker

This year at M&M 2013 Bruker have released the X-Trace micro-spot x-ray source, and the X-Sense wavelength disperser spectrometer; two new instruments to complete their existing portfolio of tools for materials characterization in electron microscopes.

The Zetasight Zeta Potential Measurement System from Nanosight

Jeremy Warren Nanosight Zetasight instrument which offers an alternative method for determination of zeta potential to DLS. It differs from DLS in that it is able to measure zeta potential on a particle by particle basis so that it can determine the effect of particle size on zeta potential. As the Zetasight is a bolt on addition to the NS500, it is also able to measure the particle size of nanoparticles and produce particle size distribution data.

Systech Illinois’ Water Vapour Permeation Analyzer

This video shows the Water Vapour Permeation Analyzer from Systech Illinois.

Using Life Cycle Approach to Reduce Vehicle Emissions

This video from WorldAutoSteel shows why Life Cycle Assessment is better than the current tailpipe approach to reduce vehicle carbon footprint.

D2 PHASER Desktop Diffractometer from Bruker XRD

This video demonstrates the D2 PHASER from Bruker AXS. The D2 PHASER is the world’s quickest desktop X-ray diffraction system for poly-crystalline material analysis.

Machined Complete Products from American Friction Welding

This video shows a range of machined complete products from American Friction Welding. The company offers high-quality friction welds manufactured to exact industry and customer specifications.

The EDX Pocket III Handheld XRF Spectrometer from Skyray

This video provides a demonstration of the Skyray EDX Pocket III handheld XRF spectrometer. In this example, they test a cell phone casing to see if it complies with RoHS, hazardous materials requirements.

Introduction to k-space - Introductory NMR & MRI from Magritek

In this video Paul Callaghan from Magritek, gives an introduction on the key concept k-space to two and three dimensions.

TRIDIONTM-9 GC-TMS System from Torion

This video shows the advanced TRIDIONTM-9 GC-TMS system designed by Torion for on-site VOC and SVOC analysis.

ADMET's eXpert 3900 System for Urethane Foam Constant Force Pounding Test

This video demonstrates the performance of the eXpert 3900 fatigue testing system from ADMET. In this video, the eXpert 3900 system performs the Constant Force Pounding test on a sample of urethane foam.

Demonstration of the Ease of Operation of the Nanosurf easyScan2 FlexAFM

Ola Modinger from Nanosurf gives us and introduction to the their easyScan2 FlexAFM that was released at the 2008 MRS Fall Meeting, where this interview was recorded. We then get a demonstration of how easy this instrument is to operate.

FLIR A325sc Infrared Camera

This video shows A325sc Infrared Camera from FLIR. These cameras are designed from the ground up to deliver the accurate thermographic imaging and repeatable temperature measurements needed in the research and science applications.

Agilent U1273AX OLED Handheld Digital Multimeter

This video shows Agilent U1273AX OLED handheld digital multimeter which is capable of operating in cold temperature down to -40°C.

Centrifugation Innovation from Thermo Scientific

This video shows TX-1000 4 x 100mL Swinging Bucket Rotor from Thermo Scientificwhich provides busy labs with high throughput requirements for centrifugation.

ExPress Hydraulic Testing Machine from ADMET

This video shows the demonstration of ExPress Hydraulic Testing Machine by ADMET founder and CEO Richard Gedney.

Key Features and Demonstration of the Automated Charpy Impact Tester - roboTest I from Zwick

The main features of the Zwick roboTest I Charpy impact tester are outlined. These include the automatic sample loader, sample camera, environmental chamber and the impact tester.

ISTFA 2013 Tools Of The Trade - Demonstration Of Bruker Optic's LUMOS

This video contains information on Bruker Nano Analytics new products, as well as a demonstration of Bruker Optic's LUMOS -- Stand Alone FT-IR Microscope with Full Automation. LUMOS is a new product on the market. It is designed to combine best performance for visible inspection and infrared spectral analysis with a simple and easy-to-use interface.

The TS-IR: A Rugged, High Performance Infrared Camera Series

The TS-IR infrared cameras are versatile, scientific infrared cameras which offer exceptional image accuracy and sensitivity. Their rugged IP67 rated enclosure has been designed to address the most demanding environments. Available in midwave, longwave and very longwave configurations, these high perfomance infrared cameras are ideal for defense & security, industrial and scientific applications.

The Veeco Dektak 150 Surface Profilometer - Key Features

The Dektak 150 Surface Profilometer from Veeco uses stylus profilometry technology, which is the accepted standard for surface topography measurements.

FLIR T640 / T620 Imaging Systems

This video shows the FLIR T620 & T640 thermal imaging systems. The FLIR T620 & T640 is the combination of the flexibility and ergonomics of the FLIR T-Series with extreme image quality of the P-Series cameras.

Automated Cork Testing System from Mecmesin

This video shows automated system from Mecmesin that is used to test the closures made by natural corks. This machine can be loaded up to 200 samples for unattended operation.

Product Overview of Advanced Force & Torque Indicator from Mecmesin

This video shows the product overview of advanced force and torque indicator from Mecmesin. The signals from the plug-in force and torque sensors can be measured, recorded and stored in this indicator.

Advanced ARL PERFORM'X WDXRF Spectrometer by Thermo Scientific-Washington State

In this video Mr. Richard Conrey, Technician at the GeoLaboratory of the Washington State University recommends the ARL PERFORM'X WDXRF spectrometer from Thermo Scientific for a high-performance, cost-effective solution in any application.

NanoPlus DLS from Micromeritics at Pittcon 2013

In this video Peter Bouza, Marketing Development Manager from Micromeritics talks about the NanoPlus DLS Nanoparticle Size and Zeta Potential.

Thermal Fence Security System from FLIR

This video shows the thermal fence security system from FLIR. This system is the unique combination of thermal security cameras, video analytical software, and detection sensors that are brought together in scalable and customizable design.

New Q5800 Expeditionary Fluid Analysis System from Spectro Scientific

This video shows the functioning of Spectro Scientific’s new Q5800 expeditionary fluid analysis system, a portable, battery-powered device that enables operators to perform mobile lubricant sampling.

Handheld Raman Spectrometer - TruScan RM from Thermo Fisher Scientific

Duane Sword from Thermo Fisher Scientific shows us the TruScan RM handheld Raman Spectrometer which was recently introduces and is the world's smallest Raman spectrometer . It enables non-contact, non-invasive identification of materials. He demonstrates just how easy it is to use and how quickly it produces results.

OMNISEC GPC/SEC System from Malvern for Protein Analysis

This video shows how the new OMNISEC GPC/SEC system from Malvern can be used for the characterization of proteins. The system provides significant benefits to key applications such as the measurement of proteins for academic research or in biopharmaceutical product development.

Selecting a Spindle and Rotational Speed for Use with Brookfield Viscometer

This video shows the process of choosing a spindle and rotational speed for use with a Brookfield viscometer.

Interview with Dan Ayres, Managing Director, Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology

This video shows the interview of Dan Ayres, Managing Director from Oxford Instruments at Pittcon 2013.

Spectro LNF Q200 Series for Industrial Machine Condition Monitoring

This video shows the operation of the Spectro Scientific LNF Q200 series, a bench-top analytical tool that measures standard particle counts based on ISI 4406 and ASTM D7596 standards.

AMETEK’s Automated Brinell Hardness Tester

This video shows the NEWAGE automated Brinell hardness tester from AMETEK.

Instron's TrendTracker for Bluehill Software

This animation shows the benefits of Instron's TrendTracker Viewer for Bluehill software.

Tensile Test on Construction Steel with videoXtens Extensometer from Zwick Roell

This video shows the tensile test on construction steel with videoXtens extensometer from Zwick Roell.

Leatherhead Food Research with BINDER Chambers

This video shows the food research conducted using BINDER chambers. BINDER’s environmental simulation chambers are used for shelf life testing.

Thwing-Albert's Z-Directional Tester

This video shows the Thwing-Albert's Z-Directional Tester (ZDT) that measures the internal fiber bond strength of paper, paperboard, liner board and coated fine papers.

Zwick’s Amsler Vibrophore

This video shows Zwick Roell’s Amsler Vibrophone for fatigue strength determination in terms of fatigue limit and fatigue life. Fatigue tests are performed according to DIN 50100 (Wöhler curve) under tensile, compression, pulsating and fatigue loads.

The Linkam T95 Temperature Controller and 420 Thermal Stage for Microscopy

Jeff McGinn from McCrone introduces us to two new tools for microscopy from Linkam, the T95 Temperature Programmer on sow for the first time at Pittcon 2009 and the 420 thermal stage.

Hydrogen Fuelled Military Vehicles Using Water as Fuel

As petrol prices continue to increase, it is affecting everyone and in particularly the troops fighting in wars. This video shows how the United States military has given Quantum Technologies the task to develop new fighting vehicles based on hydrogen engines. Shows how they make use special polymers with carbon fibres to develop the strength of the vehicles. Testings were done on the tanks firing with different weapons. The vehicles they developed utilize water (H2O) as fuel. An interesting film showing applications of hydrogen engines.

MERLIN Scanning Electron Microscope from Carl Zeiss

This video from Carl Zeiss shows the AFM system, which is ready in a matter of minutes to deliver atomic surface topographical resolution in 3D.

Portable Raman Spectrometer from B&W Tek

In this video Katherine Bakeev, from B&W Tek talks about Portable Raman Spectrometer.

The TrueSurface Microscopy System from Witec

Dr. Olaf Hollricher from Witec shows us their award winning TrueSurface Microscopy system. It uses Raman spectroscopy technology but has advantages over confocal Raman spectroscopy in that it is able to accurately track the surface of the sample and in the process keeping it in focus at all times.

Set-up of StreamPix 4 in Dual QImaging Camera

This video is the guide for people using StreamPix 4 with dual QImaging camera.

Employees Experiences in Thermo Fisher Scientific

This video shows the employees share their experiences of working at Thermo Fisher Scientific.

SampleManager 11 LIMS Expert Insight - Seamus Mac Conaonaigh from Thermo Scientific

In this video Seamus Mac Conaonaigh, Director of Technology talks about the Thermo Scientific SampleManager 11.

Mecmesin’s Vortex-i Torque Testing System

This video shows the computer-controlled Vortex-i torque test system from Mecmesin.

Raman Handheld Analyzers from SciAps

This video shows various Raman handheld analyzers from SciAps. Raman analyzers’ adapts simple point-and-shoot operation and provides easy-to-read screen results.

Identification of Brookfield Viscometer Model

This video shows easy location and identification of a Brookfield Viscometer model (LV or RV), serial number and voltage (115V or 230V).

AURIGA Compact FIB-SEM from Carl Zeiss

This video shows the advanced AURIGA Compact FIB-SEM. Users can leverage the proven Carl Zeiss CrossBeam technology and integrate high resolution imaging with the milling performance of the focused ion beam.

STS Microspectrometers from Ocean Optics

Rob Morris from Ocean Optics shows us their STS Microspectrometers which are the smallest spectrometers ever! The use CMOS detection technology and have spectrographic performance comparable to much larger instruments.

Unpacking and Identifying Brookfield Viscometer Parts

This training video from Brookfield Engineering explains how to unpack and recognize each part of a viscometer.

Food Applications of CT3 Texture Analyzer

This video shows some examples of Brookfield CT3 Texture Analyzer applications for specific food samples. The flexible CT3 Texture Analyzer can accommodate a variety of samples and testing needs with the help of fixtures and probes.

Thermo Scientific Technologies and Workflow Solutions

In this video, Ken Miller, VP Marketing - LCMS at Thermo Fisher Scientific, highlights the Thermo Scientific technologies and innovative workflow solutions at ASMS 2012 in Vancouver, Canada.

PCS 100 UPS-I System from ABB

This video demonstrates how the PCS 100 UPS-I from ABB helps to control voltage sags, surges and short outages. This single conversion industrial UPS system has power ratings from 150kVA to 3MVA and provides continuous power supply without downtime.

MultiTest-d Testing System from Mecmesin

This video shows the working of MultiTest testing system from Mecmesin. It is the complete test solutions for exceptional accuracy and evaluation capability.

Installing NIS Elements Software in QImaging Camera

This video demonstrated the installation and running of QImaging cameras inside the NIS Elements software.

Measurement Units of Brookfield DV2T and DV3T

This video shows how to change the measurements units such as temperature, viscosity, torque, speed etc in the DV2T viscometer and DV3T rheometer from Brookfield.

A Guide for Downloading Event and Temperature Readings from Thermo Scientific Freezers

This video shows how to download event and temperature readings from the Thermo Scientific -800C freezer to a USB drive.

Fiber Optic Positioning with miBot Micromanipulator

This video from Imina Technologies illustrates the positioning of an optical fiber with a miBot micromanipulator over an LED that is electrically contacted by two other miBots. .

Transmission Measurement using Avantes Spectrometer Technology

This video explains how to do the transmission measurement using AvaSoft 8 software in Avantes Spectrometer. Latest version of the software should be installed in the computer.

The Malvern Kinexus Rheometer - Key Features, Capabilities and Operation

Fred Mazzeo introduces us to the Kinexus Rheometer from Malvern Instruments which is suited to applications such as paints, coatings and polymers. The Kinexus takes rheometry to the next level.

Laser Diffraction for Particle Size Analysis - 1

This video explains the principles governing laser diffraction particle sizing. The presentation by Malvern Instruments illustrates how a laser diffraction measurement is performed and how particle size distributions are determined.

Power Protection Solutions from ABB

This video shows a wide range of ABB’s power protection solutions, which include UPS, power switching and power conditioning products that provide high-quality power to continually safeguard data and plant processes. These power protection systems can be installed to provide complete power protection with the lowest cost of ownership.

N5392B Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) Compliance Application from Agilent

In this video Alex Bailes, Project Manger from Agilent Technologies Inc. introduces compliance testing support for N5392B Energy-Efficient Ethernet (EEE) standards used in networking applications.

Animated 3D Image of An Advanced Fibre Material Created Using FRT Mark III Software

Animated high resolution 3D image of an advanced fibre material created using FRT Mark III Software and a confocal microscope.

Automated Image Analysis System from Clemex

Using the Clemex automated image analysi software package, the system is able to automate the microscope and take images across the surface of the sample. The system is able to autofocus and analyze images extremely quickly, meaning that the analysis of samples can be completed in very short time periods.

Battery Capacity Tester with Monitoring SBS 8400

This video shows the SBS-8400, which is an improved version of Megger’s TORKEL 840 battery load tester.

TA Instruments' Nano DSC Cell Design

This video shows the superior cell design of Nano DSC (differential scanning calorimeter) from TA Instruments.

The HPR20 Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer from Hiden Analytical

Mark Buckley from Hiden Analytical shows us through the gas sampling HPR20 Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer which is ideal for analysing gases from process lines.

R/S Rheometer from Brookfield

This video shows how to confirm cone plate gap setting and calibration of R/S Rheometer from Brookfield Engineering.

The Hiden QGA Quantitative Gas Analyser

Peter Hatton from Hiden Analytical talks about the applications of the Hiden QGA, a compact bench-top quantitative gas analyser designed for real-time, multiple gas and vapour analysis with a wide dynamic range.

Demonstration of Webbing and Ribbon Tensile Breaking Strength Grips by ADMET

These grips by ADMET are ideal for holding webbings and ribbons during tension tests as they prevent premature specimen breakage.

NETZSCH LFA 467 HyperFlash for Measuring Thermal Diffusivity and Conductivity

This video shows the LFA 467HyperFlash from NETZSCH. This light flash apparatus can measure the temperature range from -100°C to 500°C. It opens the door to novel dimensions in the measurement of thermal diffusivity and conductivity.

The Aqualog Simultaneous Absorbance and Fluorescence EEMS from Horiba

Adam Gilmore from Horiba shows us their all new, first to market Aqualog, simultaneous absorbance and fluorescence EEMS (excitation emission matrices) system. It uses a CCD as the detector making it 100 time faster than other instruments. This means that measurements that may have taken several minutes can now be completed in just seconds.

TWIN/TWIN Setup from Bruker

In this video expert from Bruker talks about the TWIN/TWIN setup used in D8 ADVANCE diffractometer.

PCS100 Medium Voltage UPS System from ABB

This video shows the functioning of ABB’s PCS100 medium voltage UPS, a solution designed for high-powered industry from large manufacturing plants through to mega data centers.

Brookfield Viscometer Unstable Readings and Out of Range Errors

This video from Brookfield Engineering explains what is meant by overrange "EEE" (in % and cP) and when the viscometer readings will become unstable.

The Partica LA-950 Laser Diffraction Particle Size Analyzer from Horiba

Mark Bumiller from Horiba Particle Products gives us a brief explanation of how laser diffraction particle sizing works while giving us a tour of the Partica LA-950, a laser diffraction particle size analyzer suited to industries such as pharmaceuticals, chemicals, cement, food etc

Demonstration of tensile strength testing systems by ADMET

A video by ADMET demonstrating tensile strength testing systems.

B&W Tek's Educational Video Series Episode 1: Emission Spectroscopy

This video shows the first episode of B&W Tek's Educational Video Series, which focuses on emission spectroscopy.

Overview of Basic Force Gauge (BFG) from Mecmesin

This video shows the overview of Mecmesin's Basic Force Gauge. This basic force gauge is affordable and mid-range digital force gauge.

DSC 204 F1 Phoenix from NETZSCH

This video displays the functioning of the DSC 204 F1 Phoenix® from NETZSCH. This differential scanning calorimeter (DSC) integrates all essential functional modules into the system, while other extensions can be installed on site at any time.

Bruker SKYSCAN 2211 Micro-CT System for Analyzing Living Rocks

This video shows Anneleen Foubert, a professor from the University of Fribourg, discussing the use of Bruker's SKYSCAN 2211 micro-CT system for analyzing living rocks built by coral reefs and microbes.

ADMET eXpert 3933 Fatigue Testing System

This video shows how the ADMET eXpert 3933 Fatigue Testing System and MTESTQuattro software are used to perform the ISO 14801 dental implant testing.

Fischer-Cripps IBIS Nanoindentation System - Creep Testing Capability

This video demonstrates creep testing using the closed loop force feedback capability of the IBIS Nanoindentation System from Fischer-Cripps Laboratories.

Xenocs' Nano-inXider Vertical SAXS/WAXS System Unveiled at IUCR 2014

This video shows the unveiling of Xenocs' new Nano-inXider vertical SAXS/WAXS system at the 2014 IUCr Congress in Montreal.

Interview with Bill Becker, Industry Manager Aerospace of Zwick USA - Part 1

Interview with Bill Becker, Industry Manager Aerospace, Zwick USA at the testXpo - 19th Forum for Materials Testing at Zwick in Ulm. This video discusses trends in aerospace testing.

Demonstration on How Representative Samples are Produced Using the Quantachrome Sieving Riffler

Quantachrome demonstrates the Sieving Riffler, which is designed for producing representative samples from significant quantities of materials.

Puncture Impact Test on Pharmaceutical Bottle Seal

This video shows a puncture impact test performed on a pharmaceutical bottle seal using Instron impact testing system.

Demonstration of the VESTA Localized Thermal Analysis System from Anasys Instruments

Kevin Kjoller, Vice President of Product Development at Anasys Instruments demonstrates how easy the VESTA localized thermal analysis system is to use.

Transparent Tube Furnace from Thermcraft

Jim Miller from Thermcraft shows us their transparent tube furnace that was originally developed by MIT. The transparent nature of the furnace allows the user to gain valuable insights into what is happening to their sample at various temperatures so they can develop a good understanding of what is happening during their process. The transparent tube furnace is primarily used in research applications where chemical and physical changes as a function of temperature can be observed.

Packaging Seal Strength Test using Universal Testing Machine by ADMET

Determining the seal strength of a package (ASTM F88-95) is very important to secure the contents of a package. This video shows an example of a packaging seal strength tensile test on a Universal Testing Machine.

SBS-8400 Battery Capacity Tester from Storage Battery Systems

This video shows Storage Battery Systems’ expert explaining how to use the SBS-8400 battery capacity tester / load bank.

Advances in Characterization of Protein Assemblies Using NMR Spectroscopy

This video shows Professor Tatyana Polenova from University of Delaware explaining the functioning of NMR spectroscopy, which is the main method for analyzing structure and dynamics of large protein assemblies of HIV-1 virus and proteins connected to the cytoskeletal components.

PT Module of Immunohistochemistry Starter System from Thermo Scientific

n this video Tyler Liebig shows the Thermo Scientific PT Module, which is designed to simultaneously perform dewaxing and antigen retrieval on slides prior to immunohistochemical staining.

In-House Fixture and Tool-Making Capabilities for AFW’s Friction Welding Equipment

This video shows in-house fixture and tool-making capabilities for American Friction Welding’s (AFW) friction welding equipment. AFW has a fully -equipped tool-making and in-house fixture room with experienced welding tool and die-makers.

Demonstration of Texture Analysis Using Common Foods by Zwick

Zwick demonstrate texture analysis using a range of different foods. Various test heads are demonstrated in this short video.

Admet’s Adhesive Lap Joint Shear Strength Test

This video shows Admet’s adhesive lap joint shear strength test similar to ASTM D1002. Shear joints provide uniform stresses across the bond area thus optimizing the strength of joints. The shear strength of adhesives for bonding the metals is usually measured using ASTM D1002.

Handheld XRF Analyzers for Scrap Metal Applications

This video demonstrates the Innov-X range of handheld x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzers and their important application for scrap metal recycling. The portable device can determine chemical composition of metals in just seconds. It also has an in-built database permitting alloy identification.

Counterfeit Medicine Identification Using the Epsilon 3 XRF Analyzer

This video demonstrates the identification of counterfeit medicine by Epsilon 3 available from PANalytical.

Introduction to Tribology and UMT from Bruker

This video shows the introduction to tribology and Universal Mechanical Tester (UMT) from Bruker.

Demontration of the Versatile Nanoindentation Testing Platform from CSM Instruments

The Nanoindenation platform is a versatile system available in two configuations that allow you to build a device tailored ot your specific requirements. You can incorporate various testing modules such as: Nano and microindentation; Nano and microscratc; and Micro/nanoscratch. You can also choose between imaging systems suc as a: Video microscope; AFM; or profilometer.

Thermo Scientifics’ picoSpin 80 NMR Spectrometer

In this video Mark Dixon, NMR Product Marketing Manager from Thermo Scientific introduces picoSpin 80 NMR Spectrometer.

Agilent 3000 X-Series vs. Tektronix 3000 Series Oscilloscope

This video compares the working of the Agilent InfiniiVision 3000 X-Series oscilloscopes with Tektronix MSO/DPO 3000 series.

Wafer Metrology System with Marking Facility from FRT

The FRT MicroProf 200 with integrated marking system is a custom high precision metrology system with a 200x200mm stage for the investigation of semiconductor wafer surfaces.

PT 602CZ Multi-Sensor from FLIR

This video shows the PT-602CZ multi-sensor system from FLIR. It is equipped with a cooled Mid-Wave InfraRed detector, which offers mid-long range detections in all weather conditions.

Discovery Hybrid Rheometer from TA Instruments

This video shows the new Discovery Hybrid Rheometer (DHR) from TA Instruments. The DHR is the most powerful and versatile rheometer for the laboratory.

iCAP 7000 Series ICP-Optical Emission Spectrometer from Thermo Scientific

In this video Fergus Keenan, Field Marketing Manger from Thermo Scientific introduces iCAP 7000 Series ICP- optical emission spectrometer.

Demonstration of Long Travel Extensometer by ADMET

ADMET Long Travel Extensometer mounted on a eXpert 2600 series dual column testing machine.

NS300 System from NanoSight

In this video Jeremy Warren, CEO from NanoSight talks about the nanoparticle tracking analysis system named NS300 from NanoSight. The NS300 can visualize and measure particles in suspension in the size range 10-2000nm (depending on material).

Coupling of Channels on 81160A to Generate IQ Signals for Modulator or Receiver test from Agilent

In this video Dimitri Malsam, Business Development Pulse Pattern Generators from Agilent talks about the Coupling of channels on 81160A to Generate IQ Signals.

How to Use Absorbance Spectrophotometry as A Qualitative Tool for Chemical Substances - By Ocean Optics

Absorbance Spectrophotometry is a versatile technique that can be used as both a qualitative or quantitative tool for chemical substance measurement. This video demonstrate how to use absorbance spectrophotometry as a qualitative tool.

QImaging Exi Blue Camera Running in CellSens Software

This video shows the running of the QImaging Exi Blue camera in CellSens Software.

Wall Thickness Measurement Techniques from Vidisco

This video shows Vidisco’s newly developed automatic software process for performing accurate Wall Thickness Measurement with ease using Digital Radiography.

The Dimension V AFM/Nanomechanical Tester from Veeco - Key Features and Operation

The Dimension V from Veeco combines an atomic force microscope (AFM) with a nanomechanical tester. This is achieved using a specifically designed probe. It is able to measure properties such as stiffness, adhesion and energy dissipation as well as provide the imaging capabilities of an AFM.

Thermo Scientific Slide-A-Lyzer Dialysis Cassettes for Protein Sample Dialysis and Buffer Exchange

This video shows Neal Kitchen, an immunoassays expert, explaining about the Slide-A-Lyzer Dialysis Cassettes designed by Thermo Scientific for buffer exchange and protein sample dialysis.

Empyrean from PANalytical at Pittcon

This video shows the demonstration of Empyrean from PANalytical at Pittcon 2010. PANalytical obtain a new standard for a multipurpose diffractometer with the Empyrean.

Calibration of Brookfield Viscometer Using Standard Spindles

This video shows how to confirm the accuracy of Brookfield Viscometer by performing a calibration check using standard spindles.

ExPress 250kN Servo Hydraulic Testing Machine from Admet

This video shows the ExPress 250kN servo hydraulic testing machine with MTEST Quattro materials testing system from Admet.

Axial Depth Profile of Multlayer Polymer Films Using Confocal Raman Spectroscopy

This video from Horiba shows the presentation and analysis of spectra obtained by Confocal Raman spectroscopy to create an axial depth profile of multlayer polymer films.

NETZSCH Offers Innovative Solutions for Material Analysis

This video shows how NETZSCH has set a new benchmark in thermal analysis and in the determination of thermophysical properties.

Fast Scanning of HF Etched Mica Using Cypher AFM

This video from Asylum Research shows the closed loop AC Mode image in air of atomic steps on HF-etched Mica obtained with the Cypher high resolution AFM.

Bend Testing Reinforced Concrete

A real time demonstration of bend testing reinforced concrete.

The HPC900 High Pressure Chamber for PANalytical X-Ray Diffractometers

Brian Litteer from PANalytical shows us the Anton Paar HPC900 high pressure chamber sample stage for their range of x-ray diffractometers (XRD), such as the X'Pert Powder and The Empyrean. The HPC900 can operate at pressures up to 100 atmospheres and temperatures as high as 900°C and is a valuable tool in being able to examine materials under various temperature and/or pressure conditions, rather then processing samples and post examining them.

The Smart SPM/AFM from AIST-NT - Ease of Use Demonstration

Marshall Bates and Andrey Krayev from AIST-NT demonstrate the ease of use of the AIST SmartSPM/AFM. From loading a sample to starting to take measurements can be completed in 1-2 minutes, at atomic resolutions

Micromeritics’ MicroActive Data Analysis Software - BET

The MicroActive reporting software - BET from Micromeritics helps users to evaluate isotherm data interactively from the company’s ASAP, TriStar, and Gemini gas adsorption devices. The user can view updated textural properties by just moving calculation bars with the cursor. The software gives one-click access to key important parameters and results can be viewed graphically on the screen.

Storage Battery Systems’ SBS-6500 Battery Internal Resistance Tester for Multiple Uses

This video demonstrates how to use the SBS-6500 battery internal resistance tester from Storage Battery Systems.

Demonstration of Automatic Pendulum Impact Testing of Plastics with An Integrated Notch Milling Unit by Zwick

Zwick robotic testing system 'roboTest R' with pendulum impact tester and integrated notch milling unit for impact tests on plastics according to standards like (ASTM D 256, ISO 179, ISO 3167, ASTM D 638)

Nicolet iS50 FT-IR with one-touch operation Expert Insight from Thermo Scientific

In this excerpt Mike Bradley Product Manager from Thermo Scientific talks about the Nicolet iS50 FT-IR.

The PANalytical XPert Pro Multi Purpose X-Ray Diffraction System (XRD)

PANalytical's Brian Litteer takes us for a tour of their brand new XPert Pro MPD (multi purpose diffractometer) or x-ray diffraction (XRD) system that is suited to industrial and academic materials analysis applications.

Low Volume Nano ITC Cell from TA Instruments

This video shows a low volume Nano ITC (isothermal titration calorimeter) cell from TA instruments. The low volume Nano ITC is designed to offer maximum flexibility and sensitivity for the study of protein binding.

Measurement of Error Vector Magnitude from Agilent

This video from Agilent shows error vector magnitude measurement taken from the lab 3 of the DreamCatcher ME 1100 university courseware.

Portable Network Analyzer for Measuring Dielectric Properties of Liquids from Agilent Technologies

Agilent Technologies' Shelley Begley demonstrates their portable system for determining dielectric properties of liquids. The system centers around a portable network analyzer and ca be used for measuring properties such as permittivity and loss tangent.

EZ-Lock Spindles in Viscometer/Rheometer from Brookfield Engineering

This video shows the advantages of EZ-Lock spindles in Viscometer/Rheometer from Brookfield Engineering.

SmartLab Testimonial from Rigaku

In this video Wade Adams from Rice University gives a testimonial on SmartLab from Rigaku.

Pharmaceutical Applications with Bruker’s XRD

In this video Peter J. LaPuma, Vice President Sales and Marketing from Bruker talks about the XRD used in pharmaceutical applications.

SkyScan 1276 In-Vivo Micro-CT Scanner from Bruker

This video shows Phil Salmon, Application Scientist from Bruker, explaining the functioning of the SkyScan 1276, an in-vivo micro-CT scanner designed for life science research.

HD Mobile Analyzer with HDXRF Technology from XOS

This video demonstrates the functioning of XOS HD Mobile Analyzer designed for detecting and measuring regulated elements present in consumer products.

XRF Mining Sample Collection and Preparation Tools from Thermo Scientific

This video shows collection and preparation tools from Thermo Scientific that deliver a full Lab-to-Field Solution for XRF analysis in the field.

HR/AM Mass Spectrometer from Thermo Scientific

In this video, Zhiqi Hao, a senior scientist of protein mass spectrometry, delivers a detailed lecture on a technical poster about the Thermo Scientific Q Exactive hybrid quadrupole-Orbitrap mass spectrometer.

Application of Bruker’s rapifleX MALDI Tissuetyper System in Clinical Setting

This video shows Pierre Charron from University of Montreal describing the capabilities of Bruker’s rapifleX MALDI Tissuetyper system.

Induction Heating of Gear for Shrink Fitting from Ambrell

This video from Ambrell shows the heating of gear to a temperature for shrink fitting application.

Performance, Versatility and Configurabilty: PIKE MIRacle

This video shows the performance, versatility and configurability of PIKE MIRacle.

LensAFM Webinar from Nanosurf

This video shows the advancements in instrumentation for surface inspection and defect analysis using LensAFM from Nanosurf.

Thermo Scientific Technologies for Metabolomics Research

In this video, David Peake, Strategic Marketing Specialist at Thermo Fisher Scientific, highlights the Thermo Scientific technologies for metabolomics analysis at ASMS 2012 in Vancouver, Canada.

The eXplorer Personal Scanning Electron Microscope (PSEM) from Aspex Corp

Aspex Corp's Tim Drake takes a few minutes to point out the the key features of their Personal Scanning Electron Microscope, PSEM eXplorer, which is an integrated SEM/EDX system designed for rapid automated particle analysis. Some of the main features include large sample chamber and silicon drift detector.

New HTS 250 FT-NIR Auto Sampling System from Bruker

This video shows the functioning of Bruker’s HTS 250 FT-NIR auto sampling system, which provides high-capacity, high-throughput analysis of ground, solid or pelleted samples.

MPA - Bruker: FT-NIR multi-purpose spectrometer used to analyze Milk and Dairy Products

Bruker’s MPA FT-NIR analyzer offers easy, reliable and cost-effective solutions for milk testing and dairy analysis.

FOX-IQ Automated XRF Liquid Analyzer from Olympus

In this video Ken Smith, Business Development Director from Olympus talks about the FOX-IQ liquid analyzer. The Fox-IQ provides customized and automated, continuous XRF measurements of Ca to U.

The C-Therm Technologies TCi Thermal Conductivity Analyzer

The ease of use and fast operation of the C-Therm Technologies TCi Thermal Conductivity Analyzer is demonstrated. In this demosntration the thermal conductivity of a Pyroceram sample is taken within seconds.

Niton FXL Portable X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) Analyzer from Thermo Scientific

Jon Shein from Thermo Scientific Niton Analyzers introduces us to a new concept in XRF analyzers. The Niton FXL combines the ease of use of a handheld XRF analyzer with the performance of a lab grade instrument. The Niton FXL is a fully portable instrument that can operate using batteries or AC power.

Static and Cyclic Tests on External Skeletal Fixation Devices from Zwick

This video shows the cyclic and static tests for external skeletal fixation devices from Zwick Roell.

Zwick Micro Vickers Hardness Tester

This video shows the UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation System) certified Zwick/ZHV 1-m and Zwick/ZHV 2-m performing Knoop and Vickers hardness testing according to ISO 4545, EN ISO 6507 and ASTM E92 standards.

Tensile Test on Plastics Using Clip-On Extensometer

This video demonstrates a tensile test performed on plastics using a clip-on extensometer from Instron.

Fritsch Autosampler – Analysette 22

Fritsch Autosampler – Analysette 22 Ideal for automation of measurement series: 26 positions for 40 ml containers are available for complete sample feeding, automatic dispersion, measurement and cleaning.

CIA Rebound Test on Composite Laminate Specimen

This video shows the compression after impact (CIA) rebound test performed on a composite laminate specimen using Instron impact testing system.

Demonstration of Texture Analysis of Cheese Using Materials Testing Machine by Zwick

Texture analysis with Zwick materials testing machine zwicki-Line, testing of cheese.

Tensile Testing of Plastic using AutoX750 from Instron

This video show tensile testing of plastic using AutoX750 to meet ISO 527 from Instron.

Configurable Data Flow-Through Expert Insight from Thermo Scientific at Pittcon 2013

In this excerpt Katie Evans, Senior Project Manager from Thermo Scientific talks about the flexibility of the newly launched SampleManager 11, a laboratory information management system.

Micromeritics - Global Leader in Particle Measurement Instruments

A video clip from Micromeritics which is a global leader in automated particle measurement instruments. These include laser diffraction, sedimentation, electrical sensing zone, surface area, prosity , chemisorption, porosimetry for construction materials and much much more.

Rigaku nano3DX X-Ray Microscope Measures Large Samples at High Resolution

This video shows the operation of Rigaku nano3DX, an X-ray microscope (XRM) that has the ability to measure large samples at high resolution. The nano3DX delivers sub-micron computed tomography for materials and life science applications.

How to Perform a Foam Tensile Strength Test by ADMET

This article by ADMET discusses foam tensile strength testing. A foam tensile strength test can be found in ASTM D3574 Test E which applies to slab, bonded, and molded flexible cellular urethane foams. There are many tests in this specification including tests for density, ball rebound, airflow, etc. However, the most common tests in the specification are the mechanical tests that can be performed on a universal testing machine such as indentation force deflection, compression force deflection and tear resistance. This article discusses Test E, the foam tension test.

Interview with Michelle Bourke, Senior Product Manager, Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology

This video shows the interview of Michelle Bourke, Senior Product Manager from Oxford Instruments on plasma technology.

k-space in Multiple Dimensions - Introductory NMR & MRI from Magritek

In this video Paul Callaghan from Magritek gives an introduction to NMR and MRI. Paul talks about the k-space to two and three dimensions.

Testimonial of Rigaku SmartLab

This video shows the applications of SmartLab from Rigaku. The SmartLab is the most novel high-resolution diffractometer available today.

Characterization of Two Watchfaces with Goldxpert XRF Analyzer from Olympus

This video shows characterization of two watchfaces with GoldXpert XRF Analyzer from Olympus.

Avantes Corporate – Company Profile

This video shows the corporate profile of Avantes. It is the leading company in fiber optic measurement and applications.

NT-MDT's SOLVER Nano AFM Platform

Stanislav Leesment from NT-MDT shows us their new SOLVER Nano AFM (atomic force microscope) that was launched t his years MRS Fall Meeting on Boston. Despite its diminutive size it includes all the functions of much larger AFMs.

Revco UxF -86°C Freezers from Thermo Scientific

This video shows new Thermo Scientific Revco UxF Series. Revco UxF freezers deliver ultimate protection and optimum capacity for the most critical samples.

Overview of Model 8404 HMS from Lake Shore

In this video Dr. Jeffrey Lindemuth of Lake Shore gives an overview of Model 8404 Hall Measurement system (HMS).

Dionex UltiMate Corona CAD Aerosol Detector from Thermo Scientific

In this video Nick Santiago from Thermo Scientific talks about the Dionex UltiMate Corona CAD aerosol detector.

Nicolet iS50 FT-IR with One-Touch Operation from Thermo Scientific

This video describes the Nicolet iS50 FT-IR from Thermo Scientific. The Nicolet iS50, featuring purpose-built accessories and integrated software, is an all-in-one materials analysis workstation designed to help solve analytical challenges with ease.

ASTM C469 Concrete Compression Test from ADMET

This video demonstrates a C469 test on a hydraulically actuated manually controlled Baldwin universal testing machine.

Balancing 12 Nails On Top Of One Nail from Malvern

This video shows balancing 12 nails on top of one nail at Lab Innovations 2013 conducted by Malvern Instruments.

Bruker opens Preclinical Imaging Center of Excellence

In this video Met Brevard, Vice President, Preclinical Imaging – Bruker Biospin talks about the new Bruker Center of Excellence.

Introduction to Nuclear Magnetic Resonance - Introductory NMR & MRI from Magritek

In this video Paul Callaghan from Magritek gives introduction to nuclear magnetic resonance.

The STA 449 F1 Simultaneous TGA/DSC from Netzsch Instruments

Dave Shepard from Netzsch Instruments shows us through their STA 449 F1 Jupiter simultaneous TGA/DSC (Thermogravimetric Analyzer/Differential Scanning Calorimeter). This instrument can be used to measure mass change and energy absorbed or given off, or enthalpy. This data can be used to determine such things as melting points, phase transformations, glass transition temperatures, thermal decomposition or oxidation.

Bluehill 3 Software with New Expression Builder

This video shows the Bluehill 3 materials testing software with new Expression Builder feature. Bluehill 3 is compatible with all Instron 5500 and 5900 series testing systems.

D8 ADVANCE X-ray Diffractometer with DAVINCI Design from Bruker XRD

This video shows the novel D8 ADVANCE X-ray diffractometer with DAVINCI design from Bruker. This design is the first all-purpose diffraction solution for X-ray powder diffraction. It is safe to operate and ease to use.

Fatigue Testing on Badminton Rackets with Zwick’s Servo-Hydraulic Testing Machine

This video demonstrates fatigue strength testing on badminton rackets with ZwickRoell’s servo-hydraulic testing machine. This testing machine is a compact HC table-top testing system, with a testing actuator mounted in the upper crosshead.

BBC News Highlights - Addmaster

This video shows the BBC news highlights about Addmaster. It says that the dirtiest hospitals in the country and health officials are facing the challenge of cleaning the hospitals but in vain.

Barnes HV-1000 Vertical Honing Machine with Air Sizing

This video shows vertical honing process with air sizing by Barnes HV-1000 machine from Lapmaster. The machine is designed for both general purpose and specialized applications.

Micro Materials NanoTest Vantage - Comprehensive Nanomechanical Testing Centre

Denise Hoban from Micro Materials tells us about their recently launched NanoTest Vantage nanomechanical testing system. It is a unique instrument that can carry out a number of tests at temperatures ranging from less than 0°C up to 750°C.

Phenom pro X Desktop SEM from Phenom World at Pittcon 2013

In this video Emile Asselbergs, CEO Phenom World talks about the Phenom pro X Desktop SEM from Phenom World at Pittcon 2013. The Phenom proX desktop scanning electron microscope is the ultimate all-in-one imaging and X-ray analysis system.

Testing Lead Content in Consumer Items Using a Handheld XRF Analyzer

Jon Shein from Thermo Fisher Scientific demonstrates how their Niton XL3t handheld XRF analyzer can quickly check for lead content/contamination in consumer items. With their in-built test program, you can quickly evaluate items on a pass/fail basis, making it ideal for quality control applications.

Three-Point Flexure Testing of Snowboards by Zwick Roell

This video shows the three-point flexure test on snowboards at Zwick Roell to determine the flex and shape characteristics of snowboards.

SampleManager 11 with Configurable Data Flow-Through from Thermo Scientific at Pittcon 2013

In this video Katie Evans, Senior Product Manager of Thermo Scientific discusses the flexibility of SampleManager 11 with configurable data flow-through.

Bruker XRD Handheld XRF Spectrometers

Bruker AXS showcase their handheld XRF spectrometers including the S1 Turbo, S1 Sorter and Tracer III-V. These portable devices are suited to the rapid analysis of scrap metal, works of art and archaeological items.

Operation of Retiga 2000R Mono CCD Camera in NIS Elements Software from QImaging

This video shows how QImaging Retiga 2000R mono camera with high dynamic range and large field of view runs inside the NIS Elements software.

Insitec Online Particle Size Analyzer from Malvern Instruments

This video shows the Insitec online particle size analyzer from Malvern Instruments. Insitec is designed to withstand the rigors of the process environment.

Demonstration of the LaserNet Fines Particle Counter and Shape Classifer from Spectro Inc

Developed by Lockheed Martin and distributed exclusively by Spectro Inc, the LaserNet Fines system is a particle counter and particle shape classifier used to characterize wear debris. It features laser imaging and sophisticated software to classify wear particles which is useful in predicting machine failure.

S2 PICOFOX for Pharmaceutical Applications from Bruker

This video shows the Total Reflection X-Ray Fluorescence (TXRF) with the S2 PICOFOX used for pharmaceutical applications from Bruker.

Thermo Scientific Dionex QD Charge Detector for IC

This video presents the Dionex QD charge detector from Thermo Scientific. The detector uses a membrane-based desalting technology that identifies ions in proportion to their concentration and charge.

Thermo Fisher Offers New Range of Mass Spectrometers for Qualitative and Quantitative Research

his video shows Bradley Hart, Marketing Manager, discussing the new range of mass spectrometers from Thermo Fisher. These instruments deliver optimum performance by integrating revolutionary depth of analysis with ease of use.

The Importance Rockwell Hardness Testing in Firearms Restoration

This demonstration shows how to perform Rockwell Hardness tests on components of a Mauser rifle and how these tests are used in the quality control and restoration of firearms.

Evolve 512 Delta EMCCD Camera with NIS Elements Software from Photometrics

This video shows the working of Evolve 512 delta EMCCD camera with NIS software from Photometrics.

How A Mass Spectrometer Works

A short video showing how a mass spectrometer works and how it can be used to identify elements in the blood.

DELTA Window Guard System from Olympus

This video shows Window Guard™ system protection for testing metal turnings, shavings & protruding components using the DELTA handheld XRF alloy analyzer from Olympus.

XOS HD Prime Analyzer for Screening Toxic Elements in Consumer Products

This video shows HD Prime Analyzer from XOS. This analyzer, powered by HDXRF technology, is designed for precise quantification and rapid screening of toxic elements in consumer products.

Xenocs Offers Nano-inXider System for Nanostructure Characterization

This video shows Xenocs' Nano-inXider, a new generation of SAXS/WAXS system. This system, which can be integrated in any laboratory environment, can help identify the shape, distribution, surface-to volume ratio and size of nanostructures.

Introducing the Multi-Channel Spring-Testing System at the 21st Annual TextXpo

Alexsander Koprivc Introduces the Zwick-Roell Multi-Channel Spring-Testing System at the 21st Annual TextXpo

Bruker’s Opterra Multipoint Scanning Confocal Microscope for Live Cell Imaging

This video shows the functioning of Bruker’s Opterra Multipoint Scanning Confocal Microscope that combines confocal imaging with photoactivation to provide high-speed imaging of live cell and small organism preparations.

Golf Shoe Cleats Release Torque Testing - Mecmesin

This video shows testing of release torque in golf shoe cleats using Vortex-i computer controlled torque testing system from Mecmesin.

Expert Insight - High-Performance Anion-Exchange Chromatography from Thermo Scientific

n this video Linda Lopez, Manager IC Marketing and Applications from Thermo Scientific talks about the High-Performance Anion-Exchange Chromatography (HPAE-PAD).

Testing the Radial Compression Force of Stents from Zwick

This video shows the testing of radial compression force of stents. Zwick offers a wide range of testing machines for the medical industry.

The Sensys Evo Thermal Analyzer from Setaram - DSC and TG

The Sensys Evo is a versatile thermal analyzer that can be used as a Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC) or for thermogravimetry (TG). It uses a highly sensitive sensor that ensures as much heat is detected as possible and is suited to applications where mass/heat changes need to be detected.

Thermo Scientific’s New PepFinder Software for Biotherapeutic Proteins

This video shows PepFinder Software from Thermo Scientific. The software provides perfect identification, in-depth characterization and relative quantitation of biotherapeutic proteins.

Changing Measurement Cells on the Malvern Mastersizer 3000

This video demonstrates how to change measurement cells on the Malvern Instruments' Mastersizer 3000. The auto locking measurement system ensures cell alignment and simplifies changeover and maintenance. Changing the measurement cell allows you to swap from measuring samples dry with the Aero to wet with the Hydro dispersion units.

Two-Dimensional X-ray Diffraction (XRD2) System from Bruker

In this video experts form Bruker talks about the two-dimensional X-ray diffraction (XRD2) system.

Top-load testing and bottle height measurement from Mecmesin

This video shows how to measure the height of different sized bottles while performing a top-load or crush test at the same time with the help of MultiTest-xt from Mecmesin.

Helipath Stand from Brookfield

This video shows the assembling and working of Helipath Stand from Brookfield. T-bar type spindle is used for measuring the liquids of high viscosity.

Flexure Testing of Plastics using the AutoX750 from Instron

This video shows flexure testing of plastics to ISO178 using the AutoX750 from Instron.

The Morphologi G3-ID Particle Characterization with Raman Chemical Identification System from Malvern

Kevin Dahl from Malvern Instruments introduces us to their new Morphologi G3-ID. Built in the same platform as the Morphologi G3S, it is able to measure particle size and shape using optical microscopy and image analysis. The new addition is the Raman spectrometer which allows chemical identification of each particle to be made and can be compared to standards stored in the library of the software.

How a Kelvin Probe Works by KP Technology

KP Technology's Prof. Iain D. Baikie explains how a Kelvin Probe works.

High Temperature Testing Using 3 Furnace Carousel from Zwick

This video shows high temperature testing using a 3 furnace carousel from Zwick.

X-MAX Silicon Drift Detectors for SEMs and TEM from Oxford Instruments

Del Redfern from Oxford Instruments shows us their X-MAX silicon drift detector, the world's largest area silicon drift detector (SDD). The X-MAX is suited to almost all SEMs and most TEMs and produces the best performance for a SDD with resolution down to 124eV for Manganese and less than 50eV for Carbon. The X-MAX also features high speed analysis, leading to high throughput and excellent data integrity.

EASYHEAT Induction Heating Systems from Ambrell

This video shows how Ambrell EASYHEAT induction heating systems are used for soldering a reducer assembly, a fuel pump assembly, pipes, etc.

DSC 214 Polyma Differential Scanning Calorimeter from NETZSCH

This video shows the DSC 214 Polyma differential scanning calorimeter from Netzsch.

Performing Suture Tensile Strength Test using Universal Testing Machine by ADMET

This video by ADMET demonstrates how to set up a simple Surgical Suture Tensile Strength Test and show Energy at Break, Extension at Max Load and Max load.

LAQUATwin B-721 Pocket Salt Meter from Horiba

This video shows the LAQUATwin B-721 Pocket salt meter from Horiba. This Pocket salt meter is used for the direct measurement of micro-volume of salt in the food sample.

Overview of Master Bond by Max

In this video, Maximus Bond talks about Master Bond products such as adhesives, sealants and coating and their applications in aerospace, optical, electronic and medical industries.

Buehler Apex S Quick Change System

This video shows Apex S Quick Change System from Buehler. It offers consistent hold, efficient change over and improved productivity when applying and removing abrasive surfaces.

Semi-Automated Syringe Tester using Mecmesin Vortex-xt Torque Testing System

This video shows the Mecmesin’s Vortex-xt touch screen controlled torque testing system which is used to test the medical syringes.

The New D8 Discover X-Ray Diffractometer (XRD) from Bruker XRD

Peter LaPuma from Bruker AXS takes us for a tour of the new flag ship D8 Discover X-Ray Diffractometer (XRD). One of the key features to this XRD is the easy exchange optics that can be swapped in just seconds and any change is both auto-detected by the system and is self aligning, requiring no special tools to do so. This allows rapid swapping of configurations.

Testing Elastomers with AutoX750 Extensometer from Instron

This video shows tensile testing of elastomers and rubber to ASTM D412 and ISO 37 standards using AutoX750 Extensometer from Instron.

Composite Tow Specimen Tensile Test Using Instron AVE, Pneumatic Grips

This video demonstrates the tensile test on a composite tow specimen using an advanced video extensometer (AVE) and pneumatic side-acting grips from Instron.

Rigaku's Compact HomeLab

In this video Dr. Shing Ho, Mark van der Woerd and Crystal Vander Zanden from Colorado State University talk about the benefits of Compact HomeLab for protein X-ray diffraction data collection from Rigaku.

Time and Date Configuration in Brookfield DV2T and DV3T

This video show how to quickly configure the date and time in the new DV2T Viscometer or DV3T Rheometer from Brookfield.

Using a Scanning Electron Microscope to Determine Particle Size and Morphology

The importance of particle size and morphology to a range of industries is explained. In days gone by, it required a both a particle size analyzer and and expensive electron microscope to determine these properties. Now, the FEI Phenom personal electron microscope combined with off the shelf software is able to accomplish both these tasks.

Performing Colour Measurement Using the AvaSoft 8 Software

This video explains an easy way to do color measurement using AvaSoft 8 software from Avantes. There are different ways to measure color such as with the reflection pro and in integrating sphere.

The Use of Atomic Force Microscopy in Imaging Biological Systems

Near field optical microscopy using AFM in combination with laser to produce high resolution images at the nanoscale on samples ranging from quantum dots to biological samples. The focus is on imaging various biological systems.

Vortex-XT Torque Testing System from Mecmesin

This video shows Mecmesin’s Vortex-XT, a simple-to-use, torque testing system that is specifically designed to improve production line and reduce waste and associated costs.

Overviews of Pacer International – Graham Rothon

In this video Graham Rothon Managing Director of Pace International gives the overview of the company, its products, service portfolio and its expansions on markets and application in this sector.

The DT1200 Acoustic Spectrometer for Particle Characterization from Horiba

The DT1200 from Horiba Particle Products is an acoustic spectrometer. It is a complete tool that can determine both particle size distribution and zeta potential. Mark Bumiller explains how these technologies work.

How the XRF Analytical Technique Works

This video describes how the x-ray fluorescence or XRF analytical technique works and how it can be used to identify the elemental composition of unknown metals.

Multi N/C series Focus Radiation NDIR Detector from Analytik Jena

This video shows multi N/C series focus radiation NDIR detector from Analytik Jena.

An In Depth Interview About Zwick Materials Testing

AZoM's Rolf Easto conducts an exclusive interview with Zwick/Roell CEO, Dr, Jan Stefan Roell, who tells us about Zwick, the company, their history and what makes them special. he also tells us about the major changes to material testing over the last 20 or so years, the markets which Zwick operate, as well as challenges and expanding and new markets.

Strength and Durability Testing of FiberStone

FiberStone is a high temperature composite materials comprised of high purity refractory, reinforced with stainless steel fibers. This video demsonstrates just how how strong and durable FiberStone is.

DMA-RH Accessory from TA Instruments

This video shows the new DMA-RH Accessory from TA Instruments. The new DMA-RH Accessory is designed for use with the Q800 dynamic mechanical analyzer (DMA).

New Sense Microplate Reader from Hidex

This video shows the Hidex Sense Microplate Reader loaded with innovative features for high performance.

Orbitor KingFisher from Thermo Scientific

This video shows Dean Mulyk, who is talking about the automated DNA/RNA extraction using Thermo Scientific’s Orbitor KingFisher instrument.

Bruker Optics TANGO FT-NIR Spectrometer - Ease of Use

This short video shows just how easy the TANGO FT-NIR spectrometer from Bruker Optics is to use.

The Niton Handheld XRF Analyzer Range from Thermo Fisher Scientific

The range of Niton Handheld XRF analyzer products from Thermo Fisher Scientific is displayed. These products include the Niton XL2 and the flagship Niton XL3t. Features and applications of both instruments are described. Accessories for making measurements easier and faster in the field are also shown.

Compression Test on Milk Crate Using Instron Machine

This video demonstrates the compression test performed on a milk crate using Instron universal testing machine. Compression testing was performed to measure the strength of the milk crate.

Defelsko PosiTector 6000 - Coating Thickness Gage Demonstration

The PosiTector 6000 from Defelsko is a handheld portable thickness gage. It is suitable for measuring coating thickness on both ferrous and non-ferrous metals, making ideal for applications in the automotive industry.

Alignment of Instron Precision Wedge Grips

This video illustrates the alignment of the Precision Wedge Grips from Instron.

Thermo Scientific Offers Modular Electrochemical Detector for Measuring Complex Biological Samples

This video shows Bruce Bailey, Product Application Manager at Thermo Fisher, explaining the latest electrochemical detector that employs multiple coulometric electrodes in sequence with each electrode having a special potential setting.

Malvern Morphologi G3-ID for Particle Characterization

This video shows the functioning of Malvern Instruments’ Morphologi G3-ID complete particle characterization system.

Happy Easter from Zwick Roell

Zwick Roell wishes Happy Easter to all with this amusing video in which Zwick’s material testing systems try their might on Easter eggs and bunnies.

MicroActive Data Analysis Software - BJH Silica from Micromeritics

The MicroActive reporting software - BJH Silica from Micromeritics report helps users to evaluate isotherm data interactively from the company’s ASAP, TriStar, and Gemini gas adsorption devices. The user can view updated textural properties by just moving calculation bars with the cursor. The software gives one-click access to key important parameters and results can be viewed graphically on the screen.

Overview of WT1800 Precision Power Analyzer

This video shows Mike Kupszta from Yokogawa Corporation of America providing a brief product demonstration on the Yokogawa WT1800 digital power analyzer.

WT1800 Precision Power Analyzer from Yokogawa

This video shows WT1800 high performance power analyzer, the latest addition to Yokogawa’s test and measurement digital power analyzer product line.

Point Defects on the Cleavage Plane of Calcite from Asylum Research

This video from Asylum Research shows individual defects on the cleavage plane of calcite image using Cypher AFM.

How the Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) Works - A Closer Look at Nanomaterials

A video demonstrating how the atomic force microscope (AFM) works and how the AFM is use to to look closer into the structures of nanomaterials.

Coating Thickness Measurement - Oxford Intruments XRF Analyser X-Strata920

Coating Thickness Measurement, using the Oxford Intruments XRF Analyser X-Strata920.

Measurement of Melt Mass Flow Rate (MFR) and Melt Volume Flow Rate (MVR) of Thermoplastics

Demonstration of the determination of melt mass flow rate (MFR) and melt volume flow rate (MVR) of thermoplastics using the Zwick Mflow, the modular meltflow plastometer. Key elements of the system are pointed out and the measurement sequence demonstrated.

Demonstration of An Automated Tensile Test on Hot-rolled Steel by Zwick

Zwick robotic testing system 'roboTest P' with materials testing machine 600 kN for tensile tests on heavy plate.

Operation of Retiga 4000R CCD Camera in CellSens Software from QImaging

This video shows the operation of QImaging Retiga 4000R CCD camera inside the Olympus CellSens software. This gives excellent quality large field of images.

High-Performance Bruker EVOQ Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer

This video shows the EVOQ triple quadrupole mass spectrometer from Bruker. This EVOQ triple quadrupole for liquid chromatography (LC-TQ) is designed to quantify real samples in the fastest sample-to-report time possible.

How to Perform an Adhesive Loop Tack Strength Test by ADMET

One method to measure the tack force / strength of an adhesive is to perform the "Loop Tack" test method described in specification ASTM D6195. The adhesives tested with this test are typically pressure sensitive adhesives (PSA) applied to films, labels, tapes, and stickers where the initial tack force is an important characteristic of the product. The specification describes two ways to perform the test. One method (Method B) uses a single purpose machine.

PANalytical’s Epsilon 3X Benchtop Spectrometers

This video shows the new Epsilon 3X spectrometer, which is powered by the latest advances in excitation and detection technology from PANalytical.

Download and Installation of Thesycon Stack from Photometrics

This video from Photometrics teaches how to install the Thesycon stack.

Thermo Fisher Scientific's Plans for Expansion in China

Thermo Fisher Scientific talk about their plans to expand their product manufacturing facilities in China to better serve local serve markets. As part pf their expansion they will soon be hiring more staff to bolster scientific and engineering expertise.

Dionex AERS 500 Electrolytic Supressor from Thermo Scientific

This video shows Frank Hoefler, Manager Product Marketing from Thermo Scientific, talking about the new Thermo Scientific Dionex AERS 500 Electrolytic Supressor.

The MicroProf 200 TTV Wafer Measurement System from FRT

The FRT MicroProf 200 TTV Wafer Measurement System uses a unique multisensor technology. The easy to use software allows the user to measure parameters including roughness, film thickness, topography, step height, bow and warp on both sides of a wafer thanks to the the use of sensors above and below the sample.

Calcite Screw Dislocation Imaged under Continuous CaCO3 Growth-Etch Solution

This video was taken on Asylum Research’s Cypher ES Environmental AFM using blueDrive photothermal excitation.

Asylum Research’s High Speed Piezoresponse Force Microscopy of PPLN

This video shows Asylum Research’s high speed functional imaging piezoresponse force microscopy of Periodically Poled Lithium Niobate.

Tensile Testing According to ASTM A36

A video demonstrating tensile testing of ASTM A36 material.

Nanometrics’ Imperia Photoluminescence Imaging System Detects Yield-Killing Defects

This video demonstrates the functioning of Imperia photoluminescence (PL) imaging system from Nanometrics. This PL system uses its unique optical design technology to detect and classify yield-killing defects from nuisance defects, with the additional benefit of simultaneous PL production monitoring.

MB3000 Fourier Transform Infrared Analysis System from ABB

This video shows the internal components of MB3000, a Fourier Transform Infrared analysis system from ABB.

The Anter LS2 Module for Thermal Property Determination

The FlashLine series from Anter Corp is able to determine various thermal properties of a wide range of materials using the laser flash method. The properties that the FlashLine can determine include thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity and specific heat capacity. The modular unit allows thermal properties to be determined at a range of temperatures from cryogenic to 2800°C.

Electro-Mechanical Testing Actuator from Zwick

This video illustrates the all-purpose and extremely flexible electro-mechanical testing actuator from Zwick Roell. The actuator can be integrated into testing equipments in various ways and is ideal for tensile and compression applications.

New Nano DSC Technology from TA Instruments

This video shows a new powerful Nano DSC (differential scanning calorimeter) from TA Instruments. The differential scanning calorimeter delivers high sensitivity and reproducibility of data.

minispec Seed Analyzer from Bruker

This video shows Bruker´s minispec Seed Analyzer, which provides a suitable method for fast, accurate and non-destructive analysis of oil and moisture in various nuts and seeds.

AZo2Bruker - Grand Opening of Bruker Nano Surfaces Customer Facilities

AZo.TV visited the Bruker Nano Surfaces headquarters in Karlsruhe, Germany, for the grand opening of their new European Customer Care Centre and Application Centre.

Overview of Mecmesin's MultiTest-i Computer-Controlled Force Measurement System

This video shows the overview of Mecmesin's Multitest-i computer-controlled force measurement system. The MultiTest-i systems are suitable for production testing or design and laboratory use.

Relationship between Electrons and Grey Scale Value from Photometrics

This video shows the measurement of the relationship between the electrons and grey scale value from Photometrics.

BioCoat for Medical Device Testing from Instron

This video shows the BioCoat liquid resistant cover for medical device testing on 5940 Systems from Instron.

New Perseus STA 449 F1 Coupling from NETZSCH

This video shows the functioning of NETZSCH’s new Perseus STA 449 F1 coupling system. The Perseus is a compact 2-in-1 design that combines STA and FT-IR spectrometers. It occupies 60% less bench-top space and requires no failure-prone transfer line.

Demonstration of Friction Stir Welding (FSW)

A demonstration of the Friction Stir Welding (FSW) process on a pipe.

Abrasion / Scratch Testing with Taber Industries’ TABER Linear Abraser Model 5750

This video shows functioning of Taber Industries’ TABER Linear Abraser Model 5750. It is suitable for material properties of contoured or flat surfaces and finished products.

New OMNISEC GPC/SEC System from Malvern for Polymer Applications

This video demonstrates how Malvern’s OMNISEC GPC/SEC system can be used to measure natural and synthetic polymers. The system is capable of measuring molecular weight, structure and intrinsic viscosity of polymers, and provides essential data to improve product properties, maintain product quality, and develop new materials.

Console Components of Model 8404 HMS from Lake Shore

In this video, Dr. Jeffrey Lindemuth from Lake Shore gives a brief tour of the Model 8404 HMS instrument console and the components inside.

Plastic 3-Point Flexure Test - ISO 178

This video demonstrates a 3-point flexure test performed on plastics using a universal testing machine from Zwick Roell.

Dynamics Center - Kinetics from Bruker

This video illustrates how to use Kinetics (Dynamics Center) to analyse NMR reaction monitoring data from Bruker.

The EM TIC 3X Milling System from Leica Microsystems

The EM TIC 3X Milling System surpasses conventional slope cutting instruments. It can mill at high rates, cut broad and deep into the sample, and create smooth surfaces resulting in high-quality cross-sections of almost any material, quickly and easily.

New Boeing 747 Airborne Laser (ABL) System Takes Over the Air

The New Boeing 747 with the Airborne Laser (ABL) can track and destroy any intercontinental missles. The laser can be shot hundreds of kilometres. The aircraft is covered with IR sensors to detect any missile launch.

Thwing Albert’s 90° Peel Fixture

This video reveals a 90° peel fixture designed by Thwing Albert Instrument Company. A 90° angle is maintained by the vantage series tensile tester with the help of a sliding sample plate during measurement of the peel force.

Thermo Scientific Launches Advanced Mass Spectrometers for Research Applications

This video shows Dr. Klaus Lindpaintner, Chief Scientific Officer at Thermo Scientific, discussing the importance of latest innovations in mass spectrometry for research applications.

Characterizing Battery and Storage Materials Using Electrochemical Strain Microscopy

Asylum Research has introduced unique technology for characterizing battery materials for their Cypher AFM. Called Electrochemical Strain Microscopy, this technique allows you to look at lithium ion transport capabilities of materials. Sergei Kalinin from Oak Ridge National Laboratory explains how this technique works and Roger Proksch from Asylum Research demonstrates how the Cypher produces data and its relevance to the field of battery materials.

New MicroActive Data Analysis Software – t-plot Microporous from Micromeritics

The MicroActive reporting software - t-plot Microporous from Micromeritics helps users to evaluate isotherm data interactively from the company’s ASAP, TriStar, and Gemini gas adsorption devices. The user can view updated textural properties by just moving calculation bars with the cursor. The software gives one-click access to key important parameters and results can be viewed graphically on the screen.

Bruker Lunch Symposium at ICMRBS 2014

This video shows the International Council on Magnetic Resonance in Biological Studies (ICMRBS) conference held in Dallas, Texas USA, from August 24 to 29, 2014.

Using FT-IR for Emission Testing

This video shows Einar Jonsson, Product Manager at AVL Emission Test Systems GmbH, explaining about the use of FT-IR for emission testing.

Controlling Profile/Ramp Experiments in Linkam Lynksys from QImaging

This video shows how to set-up and record images from QImaging camera in Linkam Lynksys software.

Agilent 4000 X-Series oscilloscopes vs. LeCroy Waverunner from Agilent

In this video Johnnie Hancock from Agilent Technologies illustrates the comparison of InfiniiVision 4000 X-Series oscilloscope and LeCroy Waverunner in debugging automotive design.

Digital Battery Hydrometer SBS 2002

This video demonstrates the hazardous material handling and safety related procedures when using SBS 2002 digital battery hydrometer.

Elemental and Matrix Compatibility in Parts-Per-Billion from Inorganic Ventures

In this video Dr. Brain Alexander and Dr. Paul Gaines from Inorganic Ventures, discusses the matrix compatibility of mercury in HCl.

FLIR Voyager Thermal Camera

This video shows the Voyager II / Voyager III's wide-angle thermal camera from FLIR.

Small Sample Adapter from Brookfield

This video briefly illustrates the features and uses of the Small Sample Adapter (SSA) from Brookfield Engineering. Sample volumes in the order of 2 to 16 mL can be measured precisely using the SSA at defined shear rates.

Objective Imaging Turboscan Function from QImaging

This video shows the objective imaging Turboscan function from QImaging, which is operating as a plug-in to Image-Pro Plus.

Electrical Sensing Zone from Micromeritics

This video shows the Elzone II 5390 Particle Size Analyzer from Micromeritics.

Selection of FLIR Cameras

This video shows the criteria to be followed to choose the FLIR camera.

Quick and Easy Case Depth Using Automatic Measurement

This video shows how to achieve a fast and easy case depth utilizing automatic measurement.

Smart Phase Mapping with TEAM EDS Software Suite for SEM from EDAX

This video describes the functioning of the TEAM™ EDS Software Suite for SEM from EDAX. Whether it be spectra collection or phase mapping, this platform provides the Smart Features to make SEM analysis easier and faster.

Using a Portable XRF Analyzer to Test Wood-Based Materials

This video demonstrates how the Innov-X portable handheld x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer can be used to analyze wood-based materials in the field, eliminating the need for costly and timely laboratory testing. In particular the XRF analyzer can test for wood treated with preservatives that contain elements such as arsenic, copper and chromium on the spot.

Demonstration of Three Viscoelastic Effects

Demonstration three viscoelastic effects using a dyed polyvinyl solution crossed linked with sodium tetraborate. These effects are The Barus Effect, The Weissenberg Effect and The Kaye Effect

Micromeritics Webinar - Physical Adsorption for the Study of the Texture of Solid Surfaces - Part 2

Part 2 of a 3 part webinar by Micromeritics on physical adsorption. Physical adsorption is a technique used to characterize the surface and pore features of solids, that is, the materials texture. The adsorption isotherm generated by the Physical Adsorption technique enables one to characterize a solids' texture by determining its surface area, porosity, and total pore volume.

The Carl Zeiss Sigma VP Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)

John Treadgold from Carl Zeiss NTS shows us the main features and specifications of the Sigma VP (Variable Pressure) scanning electron microscope (SEM). He covers its capabilities, including options for detectors etc and its ease of use and user interface as well as the ability to integrate the SEM with Carl Zeiss optical microscopes.

New 3in1 Box and Concavus Pan from NETZSCH

This video shows a new 3in1 Box and Concavus® pan from NETZSCH. The 3in1 Box is an easy-to-handle storage unit for sample pans and lids. It comprises 96 crucibles or lids that are arranged in order in an anti-static plastic box.

The Scanning Kelvin Probe from KP Technologies - Operation and Capabilities

Prof. Iain D. Baikie from KP Technology introduces us to the Scanning Kelvin Probe which measures the work function difference between a vibrating tip and the sample. It is suited to the analysis of such things as metals, electronic devices, patterned wafers, solar cells etc and can carry out similar functions to an AFM

Instron 2712-04x Series Pneumatic Grips with Safety Guards

This video shows the 2712-04x series pneumatic grips with safety guards from Instron. The safety guards significantly reduce the possibility of getting fingers pinched during grip closure.

DS7800 Density Meter from Krüss

This video demonstrates the operation of DS7800 density meter from Krüss. The DS7800 has a bright touchscreen display with intuitive operation in 6 languages.

The Flash DSC 1 Calorimeter from Mettler Toledo

Are you interested in performing calorimetry experiments quickly? If so you should take a look at the Mettler Toledo Flash DSC 1 calorimeter. This unit bridges the gap between research and production, allowing the user to more accurately run simulations that are indicative of real life processing conditions.

Mecmesin's Force and Torque Test Solutions

This video shows the force and torque testing equipment from Mecmesin. This equipment is widely used for ensuring the quality of components materials and products in the industries.

Identification of Pharma Frauds Using Thermo Scientific’s TruScan Analyzer

This video shows a live demonstration of identification of pharma frauds using Thermo Scientific’s TruScan analyzer. The light-weight, handheld analyzer enables quick identification of raw materials and it meets the strict requirements of pharmaceutical manufacturing operations. The analyzer can be easily implemented into cGMP environments.

TechCut 5 Precision Sectioning Machine from Allied High Tech Products

The TechCut 5 Precision Sectioning Machine from Allied High Tech Products is a programmable sectioing saw suited for sample preparation. It can cut a wide variety of materials and sizes. Microprocessor control allows the user to control parameters such as feed rate, distance and force and cutting depth. The system can also automatically adjust to changes in cutting conditions such as changes in section or composition.

Cr2O3 Thermal Plasma Spraying Demonstration

A video demonstration of showing the process involved in Cr2O3 thermal plasma spraying.

IZOD Impact Test per ASTM D256

This video demonstrates an Izod impact test performed on a plastic specimen using CEAST 9050 impact pendulum from Instron.

The New Nanotribometer from CSM Instruments

Nicholas Randall features and capabilities new Nanotribometer CSM Instruments. It uses similar loadings to an AFM, but can use wear partners with different size and shapes comapred to an AFM probe tip.

M500E Motorized Force Tester from Mecmesin

This video shows Mecmesin M500E tester which provides an affordable solution for tensile and compression testing up to 500N.

Automated Tensile Testing of Thin Sheet Plastics and Elastomers by Zwick

Zwick robotic testing system 'roboTest A' with materials testing machine 20 kN for tensile tests on thin sheet, plastics or elastomer / rubber according to standards like (ISO 6892, ISO 527, Z010, Z020, ISO 3167, ASTM D 638)

MB-Rx Analyzer for In-Situ Reaction Monitoring from ABB

This video demonstrates the in-situ reaction monitoring by MB-Rx FT-IR laboratory analyzer from ABB.

Interview of Meredith Conoley on "Game-Changing" LC-MS Systems in EVOQ

This video shows the interview of Meredith Conoley on Game changing Systems in EVOQ from Bruker.

PANalytical's OBLF OES (Optical Emission Spectrometer) for Metals Analysis

Tim Glose from PANalytical shows us their OBLF OES (optical emission spectroscopy system) for analysis of metals including trace element analysis. The system uses new technology that enables the instrument to take 2 measurements simultaneoulsy, with results being produced in around 15 seconds.

Tensile Tests on Plastics with MakroXtens - Zwick Roell

Zwick Roell Video: Tensile tests on plastics to ISO 527 with makroXtens extensometer

Rubber O-Ring Tensile Strength Testing by ADMET

ASTM D1414 (D 1414) covers multiple properties of O-Rings. Part of the specification includes tension testing for determining the breaking force, tensile strength, and ultimate elongation of an o-ring. The tension test is intended to be performed on a universal testing machine (tensile testing machine). If you are going to perform this test, you should read the entire specification from ASTM. This is a quick summary to decide if this test is right for you, and to point out what equipment you need to perform the test.

Use of a Portable XRF Device in Forensic Science

Ground breaking work has shown how a Innov-X portable handheld x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer can be used in forensic science. It has the advantage that it can be used to analyze evidence in situ, without it being disturbed. In this video, the interviewee talks about how the XRF has been used to identify people from dental materials.

Orbitrap Fusion: New Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry from Thermo Scientific

This video shows Ian Jardine, Chief Technology Officer at Thermo Scientific, talking about the latest Orbitrap Fusion that integrates Orbitrap, quadrupole and linear ion trap technologies into a versatile research mass spectrometry system.

Demonstration of GP-0.2T Pneumatic Tensile Testing Grips by ADMET

A video by ADMET introducing pneumatic grips. Pneumatic grips are available as either wedge or vise types. They allow for rapid sample changes and constant clamping force. Plastics, metals, fabrics, films, ceramics, and many other types of samples can be held in a pneumatic grip.

Orbitrap Fusion Tribrid Mass Spectrometer for Structural Characterization of Proteins from Thermo Scientific

This video shows Andreas Huhmer from Thermo Scientific talking about how to gain a better insight into biology, proteomics and metabolomics.

Irradiance Calibration Made Easy with Avantes AvaSoft Software

This video shows easy calibration of irradiance using AvaSoft 8 software in Avantes Spectrometer. Latest version of the software should be installed in the computer.

Demonstration of Hardness Testing on Dental Ceramics by Zwick

This video from Zwick shows fully automatic Zwick hardness testing machine with a motorized displacement unit.

Fully Automated VALet Microplate Mover from Thermo Scientific

In this video, Dean Mulyk talks about the VALet microplate mover from Thermo Scientific. The VALet combines hardware, the Momentum scheduling software, and integrated Thermotor technology.

Mobile Phases and Optima Solvents from Thermo Scientific

In this video Cara Cesario, Product Manager, Analytical Reagents, Thermo Scientific discusses the performance of improved Optima LC/MS solvents.

Universal Testing Machines from United Testing Systems

Paul Stewart from United Testing Systems shows us their universal/tensile testing machines, pointing out such things as the various grips that can be used for different applications, different test specimens for tests such as tension, bend tesing and tear testing. He also shows us the Windows-based, USB user interface and let's us know what capacity machines they have available.

Keys and Instrument Controls of Brookfield DV-II+PRO

This video shows the keys and instrument controls of Brookfield DV-II+PRO Digital Viscometer. It shows what each key on the viscometer is for as well as how to toggle between them.

Brookfield DV2T and DV3T Touch Screen Technology

This video shows the most advanced user experience in viscosity measurement by combining the ease of touch screen technology with the world-standard features, series of viscometers and rheometers from Brookfield.

The Beckman Coulter Mutisizer 4 Particle Size Analyzer

The Multisizer 4 is a particle size analyzer from Beckman Coulter that uses the Coulter principle to determine particle size. Ed Hoff explains how this principle is based on electrical resistance making it independent of refractive index unlike light scattering techniques. Furthermore, it measures the size of each individual particle making it extremely accurate.

Introducing the FEI Phenom Personal Electron Microscope

With increasing demands and faster sample turn around required from from testing labs the FEI Phenom personal electron microscope is the ideal instrument for your lab. Bridging the gap between light microscopy and high end scanning electron microscopes, the FEI Phenom personal electron microscope features a compact desktop format, reasonable price, magnification range from 10 to 20,000 times and a resolution of 30nm.

Measurements after Mean Variance is Calculated from Photometrics

This video from Photometrics shows how to make measurements in photo electrons after the mean variance calculations are done.

Torsion Fatigue Tester for Medical Device Testing by ADMET

ADMET offers electromechanical and servo-hydraulic fatigue testing systems for tension, compression, torsion and biaxial testing applications. All systems are engineered to meet your needs (The eXpert 81T 30Nm Torsion Fatigue Tester shown in the video is for medical device testing.).

The Viscotek GPC/SEC System from Malvern Instruments - Features and Capabilities

Jason Sanchez from Malvern Instruments tells us about the Viscotek Size exclusion gas chromatography system which is suited to all types of polymers, proteins, biopolymers etc.

"Connecting All of Science" - Thermo Scientific

This video shows how Thermo Scientific connects all the fields together and thus makes the customers to live a healthier, cleaner and safer life.

Master Bond Polymer System EP21TCHT-1

This video shows a polymer system, EP21TCHT-1 from Master Bond. EP21TCHT-1 is a two component, room temperature curing, thermally conductive, electrically insulating, and heat resistant epoxy compound for high performance bonding and sealing.

FRT Fully Automated, High Resolution Metrology Tools for Semiconductor Wafers

FRT fully automated, high resolution metrology tools for the topographical and surface mapping of 8 and 12 inch semiconductor wafers feature automated prealignment, auto calibration, automated pattern recognition and fine alignment, easy die selection and measurement. They are able to measure, roughness, topography, film thickness, step height, bow and warp and are perfectly suited to front end integration.

Rigid Plastic Compression Testing ASTM D695 from ADMET

This video from ADMET shows the basics of conducting ASTM D695 rigid plastic compression testing.

Malvern’s MicroCal PEAQ-ITC for Studying Biomolecular Interactions

This video shows the functioning of Malvern Instruments’ MicroCal PEAQ-ITC, a high-sensitive isothermal titration calorimeter designed for studying biomolecular interactions. The PEAQ-ITC delivers exceptional sensitivity and high quality data with low sample consumption.

Analyzing Irregular Shaped Particles with Dynamic Image Technique

This video presentation from Micromeritics describes the analysis of irregular shaped particles using the Particle Insight dynamic image analyzer from Particulate Systems.

TABER V-5 Stiffness Tester Model 150-E from Taber Industries

This video shows Taber Industries’ TABER V-5 Stiffness Tester Model 150-E. It uses a bi-directional pendulum-type weighing system to evaluate stiffness, flexural strength, resilience and elastic properties of materials up to 10,000 Taber Stiffness Units.

The Dimension Icon Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) from Veeco

Mickael Febvre shows us the Veeco Dimension Icon high performance atomic force microscope (AFM). With large sample stage it can perform measurements in a variety of atmospheres.

Benchtop XRF - Shimadzu EDX-LE X-Ray Fluorescence System

Dan Davis from Shimadzu shows us their EDX-LE benchtop x-ray fluorescence (XRF) instrument. he shows us key features such as the sample positioning camera and runs a sample in real time for us.

Jaz - The All New Innovative Spectrometer for Indoor and Outdoor Conditions by Ocean Optics

This video demonstrate the features and step by step function on the Innovative spectrometer "Jaz" by Ocean Optics. This spectrometer is suitable for laboratory or in the field.

Using the FEI Phenom to Validate Semiconductor Samples for Failure Analysis

Validating samples is a time consuming and expensive process when trying to track down defects and reasons for semiconductor failures. Optical microscopes were used to examine samples after each polishing stage, but they do not have the resolution to detect the small defects that are now being produced. With its small footprint, higher resolution and comparable price, the FEI Phenom personal electron microscope is the ideal alternative. It also offers faster sample analysis and imaging compared to many other scanning electron microscopes.

FP2250 Friction Peel Tester from Thwing Albert

This video shows Thwing Albert’s friction peel tester FP2250 along with a heated 90° peel fixture. The tester is mainly designed for monitoring the static and kinetic coefficient of friction, strength of a seal, and the peel properties of plastic film, labels, paperboard, adhesives and packaging materials.

Fogging Test from Elastocon

This video from Elastocon shows fogging test. This procedure is used to determine the windscreen fogging especially in vehicles.

The Easy to Use SmartSPM from AIST-NT

Bill Flecky and Andrey Krayev from AIST-NT show us how easy the SmartSPM is to use. It is able to perform scans very quickly, and in the space of just a few minutes we see them set up the instrument and take a series of measurements.

EC91 Oxygen Analyzer from Systech Illinois

This video demonstrates the fast response time of EC91 oxygen analyzer from Systech Illinois.

The Hysitron TriboIndenter and Nanomechanical Testing Instruments

This slick animation provides details on the Hysitron TI 950 TriboIndenter and TI 750 Ubi Nanomechanical test Instrument. Key features, specifications and capabilities are outlined as well as the variety of operating modes for the TI 750 Ubi.

Viscotek GPC/SEC Systems and Detectors from Malvern Instruments

This video shows Malvern Instruments’ Viscotek GPC/SEC systems and detectors, the finest range of instruments for turning your gel permeation or size exclusion chromatograph into an advanced multi-detection system.

Tensile Tests on Metals with Makroxtens - Zwick Roell

Zwick Roiell video on Tensile tests on metals with Makroxtens

OmniMet for Image Aquisition & Analysis from Buehler

This video shows OmniMet from Buehler, which delivers powerful image analysis possibilities combined with flexible database functionality.

Niton XL3t XRF Analyzers from Thermo Scientific

his video shows the Niton XL3t XRF analyzers of Thermo scientific with embedded GPS system.

Orbitrap Fusion Tribrid Mass Spectrometer for Complex Biological Applications from Thermo Scientific

This video shows Tim Stratton discussing the dynamic features of the next-generation Orbitrap Fusion Tribrid mass spectrometer from Thermo Scientific.

Robotic-based Automation for OES to Optimise Steel Production Automation from Thermo Scientific

This video shows the SMS-2500 Robotics-based Automation for OES from Thermo Scientific.

The Bruker XRD S8 Lion XRF Spectrometer for the Cement Industry

Alexander Seyfarth from Bruker AXS introduces us to the S8 Lion, a new XRF unit designed specifically for the cement industry. This is the latest in the S8 series and features multi-channel analysis, which provides much faster analysis compared to sequential analysis instruments.

SpectroVisc Q3000 Series Portable Kinematic Viscometers

This video shows the functioning of the SpectroVisc Q3000 series viscometers from Spectro Scientific. These portable kinematic viscometers are solvent-free, temperature-controlled and easy to use, providing high-accuracy measurements for new and in-service oils.

The PolyVISC Automated Polymer Viscosity Testing System from Cannon Instruments

Ron Lutz from the Cannon Instrument Company introduces us to the PolyVISC system which is used by polymer and petrochemical companies in research and development and quality control applications.

LFA 467 HyperFlash Light Flash Apparatus from Netzsch

This video shows the new LFA 467 HyperFlash light flash apparatus from Netzsch.

RGB Slider from QImaging

This video outlines the configuration and uses of the RGB slider module from QImaging.

Thermal Conductivity of Liquids Powders Pastes or Solids by C-Therm

Video demonstration by C-Therm showing how to measure the thermal conductivity of liquids, solids, pastes and powders.

Expert Insight of Orbitor KingFisher Workstation from Thermo Scientific

In this video, automation expert Dean Mulyk speaks about the Orbitor KingFisher from Thermo Scientific.

Fatigue Test on Dental Implants Using ElectroPuls System

This video illustrates the fatigue test performed on straight and pre-angled dental implants using ElectroPuls system from Instron.

COF Fixture for EJA Vantage UTM from Thwing Albert

This video shows how to setup a COF fixture for a EJA vantage UTM from Thwing Albert.

Malvern Instruments’ Morphologi G3-ID at Pittcon 2011

This video shows Kevin Dahl from Malvern Instruments talk about the Morphologi G3-ID at Pittcon 2011. Morphologi G3 is an integrated, software controlled system for dry powder dispersion.

Discovery TGA from TA Instruments

This video shows the new Discovery TGA (thermogravimetric analyzer) from TA Instruments. The Discovery TGA consists of an autosampler, thermobalance, GDM (gas-delivery module) and innovative IR-heated furnace.

2D MRI - Introductory NMR & MRI from Magritek

In this video Paul Callaghan from Magritek talks about the 2D MRI. The Terranova-MRI is used to perform two dimensional imaging experiments to practically demonstrate the k-space and imaging concepts.

The KLA Tencor MicroXAM100 Profilometer and Interferometer

The MicroXam100 from KLA Tencor is a surface profilometer and white light optical interferometer. Jim Zobel explains how the system works and demsinatres it's fast data acquisition rates.

DELTA XRF Analyzer for Shipwrecks from Olympus

This video shows the XRF Analyzer from Olympus, which is used to study the shipwrecks. Dr. Raymond Hayes found a quick, non-destructive method to analyze them - Handheld XRF.

The Gamry Potentiostat - For Accelerated Corrosion Testing

Phil Harrop from Scientific Solutions walks us through the Gamry Potentiostat which is an extremely sensitive device that can be used for corrosion studies. It would be of use to anyone who needs to perform accelerated corrosion testing, such as coating manufacturers or metal manufacturers.

Zeta Potential Determination with The SurPass from Anton Paar

The SurPASS from Anton Paar is an electrokinetic analyzer used for zeta potential measurement. The principle of operation is described graphically and areas of application mentioned.

Demonstration of Texture Analysis of butter Using Materials Testing Machine by Zwick

Texture analysis with Zwick materials testing machine zwicki-Line, testing of butter

Thwing Albert’s Geotextile Puncture Fixture

This video demonstrates a geotextile puncture fixture available from Thwing-Albert. The fixture meets the standard test method, ASTM D6241. Using a 50nm probe, the static puncture strength of geotextiles and geotextile-related products can be monitored.

Role of Bruker NMR within Diabetes, Alzheimers and Parkinson's Disease Research

This video shows Dr. Christian Griesinger, a professor from the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, explaining the significant role Bruker NMR plays within his research.

Using XRF as a Forensic Tool to Identify People

In real life forensics, people burned beyond recognition, who may not be able to be identified from fingerprints or DNA can be identified from dental fillings. Due to the fact most manufacturers make dental resins with differing compositions, researchers have been able to match the dental resins, back to a database and dental records and consequently identify people.

The CETR-Apex Nanomechanical Testing System form Bruker Nano

Bruker's CETR-Apex system is a nanomechanical testing system that features easily interchangeable heads allowing it to be able to used as a nano or micro indentation system as well as micro and nano scratch. Denis Koosau from Bruker shows us how easy it is to change a test head in this short video.

Exhibit at Pittcon 2013

This video visualizes the exhibition held at Pittcon. This exhibition is the part of the annual global conference and expo for laboratory science.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging - Introductory NMR & MRI from Magritek

In this video Paul Callaghan from Magnitek gives an introduction on Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Safe Operation of Precision Wedge Grips with a Room Temperature Ratchet

This video demonstrates the safe operation of Instron Precision Series Manual Wedge Grips with a room temperature ratchet.

The Clemex CMT Automated Microhardness Testing Machine

The Clemex CMT is an automated microhardness testing machine that can operate in Vickers or Knoop testing modes. Operation can be fully automatic thanks to PC control and image analysis software.

Versette Pipetting Workstation from Thermo Scientific

In this video Russell Herbert, Laboratory automation specialist from Thermo Scientific demonstrates the working of Thermo Scientific Versette Pipetting process. Versette is a compact automated liquid handler that fits a wide range of research laboratories.

Interview with Ken Miller of Thermo Scientific

This video features an interview with Ken Miller, VP Marketing - LCMS at Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Non-Destructive Testing of Steel Welds - Testing Techniques

A video clip from Corus showing what non-destructive testing (NDT) is and the methods commonly used in non-destructive testing of welded steel components to ensure there is no unacceptable defects which can affect the mechanical properties of metallic component.

Non-Destructive Testing of Friction Welded Components

Post production inspection of parts produced by friction welding by American Friction Welding. Some tests include structural testing of the weld region and dimensional testing.

Demonstration of the Spectro-Visc Kinematic Viscometer

This short video demonstrates the operation of the Spectro-Visc kinematic temperature bath viscometer from Spectro Inc. The instrument features ease of use, rapid sample measurement times and low maintenance. With a measurement time of 3-4 mins per sample, the Spectro-Visc is suited to high throughput labs.

Oxford’s AZtec TruMap and AutoLayer Demonstration

This video demonstrates a flexible materials characterization system, the AZtec TruMap from Oxford Instruments. The AZtec provides EDS (energy dispersive spectroscopy) elemental maps for illustrating the specimen’s actual composition.

Mecmesin’s Helixa Precision Torque Measurement Systems

This video shows Helixa precision torque measurement system from Mecmesin.

Compression Test of Pushbuttons on Remote Control

This video illustrates a compression test performed on the pushbuttons of a remote control using a compression testing system from Instron.

Compression Test on Soft Candies

This video demonstrates a compression test performed on heart-shaped soft candies using an Instron compression tester.

The AZoM iPhone App - The World of Materials in the Palm of Your Hand

The iPhone app from AZoM.com gives you the world of materials in the palm of your hand. It offers you a totally portable way to locate materials solutions, suppliers and products as well as providing you with the latest materials news, conveniently broken down into categories to suit various industry sectors.

SPECS FE-LEEM P90 - Demonstration at emc 2012

Andreas Thissen from SPECS talks to AZoTV at emc2012

FLIR Thermal Imaging Cameras Now Provide Advanced Connectivity

This video shows the FLIR SC8000/SC6000 Series thermal imaging cameras which offer superior thermal measurement performance along with excellent connectivity.

eXpert 5600F Foam Testing System from ADMET

This video shows the eXpert 5600F series of foam testing machines from ADMET. The eXpert 5600F is ideal for performing both tension and compression testing on all types of foam samples.

Interview with Bill Becker, Industry Manager Aerospace of Zwick USA - Part 2

Interview with Bill Becker, Industry Manager Aerospace, Zwick USA at the testXpo - 19th Forum for Materials Testing at Zwick in Ulm. This video discusses dynamic and robotic testing in aerospace testing.

Combined AFM and Raman with the Multiview System from Nanonics

The Multiview Series from Nanonics Imaging Ltd combines AFM and Raman. The Nanonics can be supplied as an upgrade to an existing Raman system or as a complete system. David Lewis from Nanonics explains how their system works and its advantages and the benefits of being able to determine the chemical structure of the material as well as its topography.

Optical Emission Analysis using the ARL iSpark Spectrometer by Thermo Scientific

This video shows the analysis process and full routine maintenance of analysis chamber of ARL iSpark optical emission spectrometer from Thermo Scientific.

SALD-2300 Laser Diffraction Particle Size Analyzer from Shimadzu

This video shows the SALD-2300 laser diffraction particle size analyzer from Shimadzu.

Using Water to Create More Powerful and Smaller Semiconductor Chips

As consumers requires faster gadgets and instruments there is a need for more smaller faster chips. Lithography is the key to making chips smaller. A new technology called Immersion is making more powerful semiconductor chips using water in the production process. 8 million wafers has being produced by this method since 2008. Watch and find out how !!

Admet’s ASTM D1876 T-Peel Adhesive Peel Test

This video demonstrates the functioning of Admet’s ASTM D1876 T-Peel adhesive peel test. In this test, the relative peel resistance of adhesive bonds between flexible adhesives is determined through a T-type specimen with the help of a tension testing machine.

Mechanical Testing with Bose Test Instruments

In this video Dr. Eric Filion and Anthony Blythe from Zymetrix, University of Calgary, Canada provides an introduction to the testing facilities and Bose test instruments.

ASTM D882 Tensile Strength Properties of Thin Plastic Film by ADMET

One of the most common specifications that our customers follow is ASTM D882 which is the Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Thin Plastic Sheeting. This test is very similar to the common ASTM D638 test whereby plastic material is pulled until in breaks in order to measure elongation, tensile modulus, tensile yield strength, and tensile strength at break. However, it is designed specifically for thin sheeting and film less than 1 mm (0.04") thick.

Three-Point Bend Test on Plastic Toothbrush

This video demonstrates three-point bend test performed on a plastic toothbrush using an Instron universal testing machine.

Calibration of Brookfield Viscometer Using Coaxial Cylinder Geometry

This video shows how to confirm the accuracy of Brookfield Viscometer with a calibration check using the accessories of coaxial-cylinder geometry.

Benchop XRF (X-Ray Fluorescence) - The Epsilon 3XL from PANalytical

This is the first time the PANalytical Epsilon 3XL benchtop XRF has been shown as it was only released in January 2011. The Epsilon 3XL can perform elemental analysis down to Fluorine. It is suited to lower throughput applications like production control applications, but is capable of producing results comparable to larger more expensive floor standing XRF units.

I-V Curve Tracing for Field-effect Transistor using the Agilent U2723A SMU

This video shows you how to use the Agilent U2723A SMU to draw the I-V curve for FET.

Nanoparticle Design Service by Cerion and Alfa Aesar

This video shows Matt Winslow, CEO of Cerion, and Craig Sergeant, Product Management Supervisor of Alfa Aesar, discussing about a unique program called Nanoparticle Design Service.

Overview of Micromeritics

Micromeritics, founded in 1962, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The company is a leading manufacturer and supplier of automated laboratory instruments for characterization of materials.

Issues with Water and Biological Growth from Inorganic Ventures

In this video Dr. Brain Alexander and Dr. Paul Gaines from Inorganic Ventures talks about the biological growth in water. Dilutions in water at pH 7 are not for most elements but may be required to prevent chemical reactions of some of the compounds containing the element.

Texture Analysis of Noodles Using Materials Testing Machine by Zwick

This video from Zwick shows how texture analysis is performed on noodles using Zwick materials testing machine zwicki-Line.

Testing Systems from Zwick Roell

This video provides an insight in to Zwick Roell’s testing systems. Zwick is a leading manufacturer of static and dynamic materials testing systems across the globe.

Nano ITC Technology from TA Instruments

This video shows the technology that lays behind the nano isothermal calorimetersfrom TA Instruments. It is designed to perform high-sensitivity analyses on nanomolar quantities of bio-molecule.

Heel Strike Impact Test on Athletic Shoes

This video demonstrates a heel strike impact test performed on athletic shoes using an ElectroPuls system from Instron.

Tensile Testing on Nickel Micro Dumbbells

This video gives a demonstration of tensile testing on nickel micro dumbbells.

Measurement Positions in LUMOS from Bruker

This video shows the measurement positions in LUMOS from Bruker Optics. By clicking on the sample the stage is moved to the desired position.

Inspector 500 Raman Analyzer from SciAps

This video shows Inspector 500 Raman Analyzer from SciAps. The 500 class of Raman analyzers is equipped with higher wavelength Raman excitation (1030 nm laser) for the specialized case of testing samples that exhibit high fluorescence.

Thermo Scientific Mass Spectrometers for Clinical Research and Forensic Toxicology Labs

This video shows Bradley Hart, Marketing Manager at Thermo Scientific, talking about a new range of mass spectrometers designed for qualitative and quantitative research applications.

OmniMet MHT Microindentation Hardness Testing System from Buehler

his video shows the OmniMet™ MHT software from Buehler, which delivers automated microindentation hardness testing solutions.

Yokogawa Releases CW10 Clamp-on Power Meter

This video shows the Yokogawa CW10 Clamp-on Power Meter. The unit can measure up to 1000 V AC/DC and can determine up to 600 A.

Benefits of Polyethylene Butt Fusion Joints for Plastic Pipes

A video clip showing benefits of polyethylene butt fusion joints. The video demonstrate a burst failure testing showing that failure occurs at the pipe wall and not at the joint itself and with tensile testing the polyethylene butt fusion joint can elongate up to 25 times its original diameter.

Features of Addmaster - 1

This video shows how the products are manufactured in the Addmaster.

Software Alignment and Quad-View Control in QImaging Camera

This video shows how to set up the Quad-View control unit in QImaging camera.

The Nanosight LM20 Nanoparticle Analysis System

Nanosight have developed a unique technique for detecting and viewing nanoparticles in real time using laser light. Jeremy Warren explains how it work and the key components to their system

SpectroVISC Kinematic Viscosity Determination System from Spectro Inc.

Jorge Riveras from Spectro Inc shows us their SpectroVISC system and explains how it works and it's capabilities. The system is designed to measure kinematic viscosity of oil and fuel samples such as mineral oils or silicone oils. It is fast and easy to use and can process 50-60 samples per hour according to ASTM D445 and also features an auto cleaning system to prepare for the next sample.

Mecmesin's MultiTest-xt force measurement system

This video shows the overview of Mecmesin's MultiTest-xt force measurement system. It is a simple tensile and compression testing system routinely used for quality control measurements in the production areas.

Thermogravimetric Analyzer TG 209 F1 Libra (TGA) from Netzsch Instruments

The TG 209 F1 Libra is the latest generation TGA (thermogravimetric analyzer) from Netzsch Instruments. It measures mass change as a function of temperature and has an operatingtemperature of between 10 and 1100°C.

Medical Profiling

Medical Profiling, by Prof. Elaine Holmes & Manfred Spraul

The Innova-IRIS Combined AFM-Raman from Bruker XRD

We spoke to Stefan Kaemmer at the 2011 MRS Fall Meeting in Boston and he gave us a run down on their new Innova-IRIS system which combines the Bruker Innova AFM with the Renishaw raman confocal microscope. The system allows you to correlate chemical and topographical information at the same time.

Lipstick Cantilever Test Using CT3 Texture Analyzer

This video demonstrates the lipstick cantilever test (TA-LC) using the CT3 Texture Analyzer from Brookfield Engineering.

Field Testing A Composite Bicycle Wheel

Testing a composite bicycle wheel in a real life scenario. Watch and see if the wheel survives unscathed after a heavy impact with a sharp concrete block.

Direct Observation of a Nanomechanical Test of CdS in a TEM

Direct observation of a Hysitron PI 95 Picoindenter performing a nanomechanical test on cadmium sulfide (CdS) in a transmission electron microscope (TEM).

Carl Zeiss’ Axio Examiner Microscope Images Rat Embryonic Fibroblast

This video from Carl Zeiss shows the rat embryonic fibroblast cyclic stretched on PDMS-substrate at an amplitude of 8% and at 0.5 Hz.

Package Seal Strength Test-ASTM F88 from ADMET

This video shows Package Seal Strength Test from ADMET. ASTM F88 seal strength is not only relevant to opening force and package integrity but to measuring the processes ability to produce consistent seals.

'The Complete Tribology Lab' - Universal Mechanical Tester (UMT) from Bruker Nano

Bruker's UMT Universal Mechanical Tester. The UMT is the "complete tribology lab" and provides macro, micro and nanoscale tests under real-world conditions. Talking to Bruker's Steve Shaffer and University of Sheffield's Mark Rainforth, they discuss the ease of use and the typical applications of the UMT.

Rigaku XtaLAB mini Benchtop X-Ray Crystallography System

The new Rigaku XtaLAB mini benchtop X-ray crystallography system for automated three dimensional (3D) chemical structure determination is the latest in affordable single crystal X-ray diffraction.

SECOM - fluorescence and electron microscopy in one device

This video shows Delmic's SECOM Platform which allows optical and electron microscopy in one device.

Interview with Robert Strehle, Industry Manager Academia of Zwick - Part 1

This video is the first part of an in depth interview with Robert Strehle, Industry Manager Academia, Zwick at the testXpo - 19th Forum for Materials Testing at Zwick in Ulm. This video discusses testing of micro specimens.

3Flex Surface Characterization Analyzer from Micromeritics at Pittcon 2013

In this video, Peter Bouza, Marketing Development Manager from Micromeritics talks about the 3Flex surface characterization analyzer.

NanoIR Opens Up New Materials Characterization Opportunities

Curt Marcott from Light Light Solutions tells us about his experiences characterizing materials using the NanoIR from Anasys Instruments. In particular he was excited by the fact that the technique combines AFM and IR spectroscopy, and has spatial resolution an order of magnitude better than conventional IR, which means you can characterize various features of a sample, or even analyze compositional differences across an interface.

Thermo Scientific HAAKE Viscotester iQ Rheometer – Increased Flexibility

In this video Comelia Kuechenmeister from Thermo Scientific talk about the HAAKE Viscotester iQ Rheometer.

Plastic Bend Test - eXpert 7601 eP Digital Controller by ADMET

Flexural test of a plastic test bar using an ADMET eXpert 7601 equipped with an eP digital controller and WinCom Plus software

Thermo Scientific - Lab Liquid Handling and Transfer

In this video Raymond Mercier highlights how Thermo Scientific technologies enable total liquid handling and transfer options in the lab.

MB3600-HP10 FT-NIR Hydrocarbon Analyzer from ABB

This video shows ABB MB3600-HP10, a high-performance FT-NIR laboratory analyzer designed and configured for standard hydrocarbon analysis.

XL3 Handheld XRF Analyzer from Thermo Niton

In this demonstration the Thermo Niton XL3 handheld XRF (x-ray fluorescence) analyzer quickly and accurately determines the composition of a number of materials. Samples analyzed include: a turbine blade made from an aerospace alloy; a stainless steel watch band and; a titanium watch casing.

Vane Spindles from Brookfield

This video describes the geometry and applications of vane spindles from Brookfield Engineering. Vane spindles are used with all standard Brookfield Viscometers/Rheometers and EZ-Lock spindle couple system for use with paste-like materials.

Flash Diffusivity Product Line from TA Instruments

This video shows the flash diffusivity product line from TA Instruments. The flash method is used to measure thermal diffusivity of a wide range of materials.

The alpha 300R Plus Confocal Raman Microscope from WITec

The alpha 300R Plus from WITec is a confocal Raman microscope with two scanning systems, a coarse motorized stage for large areas and a piezo stage for fine, sub nanometer adjustments. It is capable of producing 3 dimensional optical and chemical information and features optical components that are all coupled by optical fibres. It is also able to have an AFM added to increase its resolution to the sub-nanometer level.

SisuROCK Hyperspectral Core Imaging Station from Specim

This video demonstrates the SisuROCK imaging system from Specim. SisuROCK is a fully automated hyperspectral imaging instrument for easy and high speed scanning of drill cores and other geological samples.

High-Performance Anion-Exchange Chromatography (HPAE-PAD) from Thermo Scientific

In this video Linda Lopez, Manager IC Marketing and Applications from Thermo Scientific talks about the High-Performance Anion-Exchange Chromatography (HPAE-PAD).

Reflection Measurement Process Made Easy using an Avantes Spectrometer

This video explains how to do the fluorescence measurement using AvaSoft 8 software in Avantes Spectrometer. Latest version of the software should be installed in the computer.

Torion Technologies Offers CUSTODION SPME Syringes

This video shows an innovative solid phase microextraction (SPME) fiber syringe called CUSTODION. With the help of this syringe, samples can be injected easily and quickly.

Flexural Test of Plastic Test Bar Using ADMET eXpert 7601

Flexural test of a plastic test bar using an ADMET eXpert 7601 equipped with MTESTQuattro PC based testing software

Demonstration of Testing of Bumpers for Dental Prosthodontic Applications by Zwick

This video shows Zwick materials testing machine (Zwicki-Line) with testing software testXpert II

Detecting Rebar in Reinforced Concrete Using the Profoscope from Proceq

The Profoscope from Proceq is a portable rebar detector for use with reinforced concrete. It is a simple to use handheld device that can detect the locations of rebars, the diameter of rebars and the depth of concrete covering the rebar.

Advantages of Full CO2 Laser Cutting Tools on Glass Cullets

A video clip showcasing the new CO2 laser cutter. Concentrated high energy carbone dioxide laser cutting tool with a spot precision of 10 microns capable of cutting narrow deep groves on surface materials with ultra precision. Since cullets are not produced it makescleaning much easier. Discusses the common problems of producing glass cullets and how this new laser overcomes these conventional problems.

The Zeta-20 Optical Profilometer from Zeta Instruments

Ben Garland from Zeta Instruments demonstrates their Zeta-20 Optical Profilometer which can measure surface and textural properties of materials such as solar cells, microfluidics, biologicals etc. It does this by taking image slices and creating a composite 3-D image featuring real color. Their software package allows easy analysis of surface features and the ability to produce statistical analyses.

Tools for Mac Operating System from FLIR

This video shows FLIR tools for Mac OS, It is powerful IR software solution that helps to present the images to the decision makers more effectively.

ElvaX ProSpector Portable XRF Analyzers from Elvatech at Pittcon 2013

In this video Ronald Williams, President from Elvatech introduces ElvaX ProSpector, the latest XRF system handheld XRF Analyzers at Pittcon 2013.

XTrace Micro-Spot X-Ray Source from Bruker

In this video Stephan Boehm, Project Manager, Micro-XRF for SEM, Bruker Nano talks about the XTrace Micro-Spot X-Ray Source.

Thermo Scientific EASY-Spray Technology

In this video, Christian Ravnsborg and Dayfdd Milton from Thermo Scientific, discuss about the Thermo Scientific EASY-Spray technology at ASMS 2012 in Vancouver, Canada.

PIKE MIRacle Sealed High Pressure Clamp

This video shows the sealed high pressure clamps which are used in the PIKE MIRacle.

Stainless Steel Analysis with the Niton XL2 Handheld XRF Analyzer

Jon Shein from Thermo Fisher Scientific runs a demonstration, showing how quickly the Niton XL2 handheld XRF analyzer can be used to determine the composition of stainless steel samples.

Changing the Capacitance Value of EASYHEAT from Ambrell

This video show how to change the capacitance value after changing caps on an EASYHEAT 1.2-2.4 kW induction heating system from Ambrell.

Demonstration of Compression Testing Systems by ADMET

A video by ADMET demonstrating compression testing systems.

Overview of Alarm Configuration on ECT SigmaCheck Conductivity Meter

This video shows the ETher NDE Eddy Current (ECT) SigmaCheck Conductivity Meter, an easy-to-use tool that can be employed by engineers and shop floor inspectors.

Scion Single and Triple Quadrupole GC/MS Systems from Bruker CAM

The Scion Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometers (GC/MS) is the winner of the Laboratory Equipment Readers Choise Award for 2012. Rohan Thakur from Bruker tells us about their single and triple quadrupole GC/MS systems and points out some of their key features.

Customer Testimonial on the Application of Thermo Scientific's ARL iSpark OES - Degerfors Laboratory

In this video Mr. Svenerik Bäckman from D-lab, a contract laboratory in Degerfors, Sweden talks about the new design and ease-of-use of the ARL iSpark OES spectrometer from Thermo Scientific which is used for quality metals analysis

ElectroForce 3200 Series III Test Instrument from Bose

This video shows the working of Bose 3200 Series III test system. The Bose 3200 Series III test instrument offers new and improved features, providing unparalleled performance and versatility for challenging applications requiring low amplitude testing accuracy.

Innovative Zwick Solution for Specimen Testing

This video shows testing of sintered metal specimens featuring a short clamped length from Zwick. The clamping length available for insertion in the sample is quite short.

Embedded Serial Triggering with InfiniiVision 2000 X-Series from Agilent

This video explains the Embedded Serial Triggering and analysis with InfiniiVision 2000 X-Series from Agilent.

Spinsolve NMR Spectrometer from Magritek

This video shows the fast and compact Spinsolve NMR spectrometer from Magritek. This spectrometer is easy to operate, has incredible sensitivity and also user interface software.

ABB’s PCS100 AVC Protects Loads from Voltage Disturbances

This video explains the functioning of ABB’s PCS100 AVC (Active Voltage Conditioner), an inverter-based system that safeguards sensitive commercial and industrial loads from voltage disturbances.

Demonstration of Yokogawa WT1800 High Performance Power Analyzer

This video shows Gary Gartman from Yokogawa Corporation of America demonstrating the Yokogawa WT1800 precision and high performance digital power analyzer.

picoSpin 45 Benchtop NMR Spectrometer from Thermo Scientific

In this video Jeff Sherman, Director of Sales- NMR Technologies introduces Thermo Scientific picoSpin 45.

Zwick Automated Testing Systems for Plastics

A video demonstrating different automated testing systems for tensile, bend and impact tensile tests on seven different types of plastics

How a Raman Spectrometer Works ?

This video detail the proper setup for taking Raman measurements using the Ocean Optics Q65000 Spectrometer. Once setup is complete it takes you through the steps of performing a basic Raman measurement using a Ramen spectrometer.

Operation of Retiga 2000R Color CCD Camera in NIS Elements

This video shows how the QImaging Retiga 2000R color CCD camera with large field of view and high dynamic range runs inside the NIS Elements software.

Bruker's ICON MRI Desktop System

This video from Bruker shows the molecular imaging center at the University of Torino which is one of the leaders in NMR, MRI, ultrasound, and particle imaging.

Operating Torque Testing for Lipsticks with Mecmesin Vortex-i Torque Tester

This video shows the testing of opening and closing torque of lipsticks using the Mecmesin Vortex-i computer-controlled torque testing system.

Customer Testimonial about Thermo Scientific XRF Analyzer

Thermo Scientific Niton are manufacturers of handheld and portable XRF (x-ray fluorescence) analyzers. This video includes testimonials from some of their customers who tell us about how fast and easy their handheld XRF analyzers are to use, as well as how they have been able to save them money at the same time and in turn benefit their businesses.

Tensile Test of Automotive Seatbelt

This video illustrates a tensile test performed on an automobile’s seatbelt using a tension tester from Instron.

InfiniiVision 4000 X-Series Oscilloscopes from Agilent

In this video, Agilent Technologies redefines the oscilloscope experience with the InfiniiVision 4000 X-series DSO and MSO models.

Demonstration of Texture Analysis of Apples Using Materials Testing Machine by Zwick

Texture analysis with Zwick materials testing machine zwicki-Line, testing of apples

Mecmesin Offers TMS-Pro Food Texture Measuring System Supported by TL-Pro Software

This video shows the functioning of the TMS-Pro food texture measuring system from Mecmesin. This food texture analyser is designed to provide flexible testing solutions and optimum test accuracy, and measure force from a few N (0.002lbsf) to 2500N (562lbsf).

What is Materials Science?

Ever been asked what materials science is? If so, just send people to this apage for the answer. An interesting compilation put together by the staff and students at the Department of Materials Science at UNSW.

ABB’s Power Solution Minimizes Production Downtime at Fonterra’s Takanini Facility

This video describes how ABB’s power protection solution has saved Fonterra time and money by reducing the production downtime at a milk production facility in Takanini, New Zealand.

Syringe Testing Using Instron Fixture

This video shows the testing of single-use hypodermic syringes using Instron syringe test fixture to meet the test requirements of ISO 7886-1 Annex G.

Testing of Bone Screws Using an Admet eXpert 81T Torsion Testing System

ADMET eXpert 81T 20Nm torsion testing system used for testing bone screws according to ASTM F543 A1.

Thermo Scientific Pharmaceutical Microbiology Solutions

This video shows Thermo Scientific Pharmaceutical Microbiology Solutions. This microbiology solution consists of full range of quality Thermo Scientific Oxoid and Remel products for the pharmaceutical microbiology workflow.

XLNCE SMX-BEN XRF Analyzer from EDAX

This video describes the functioning of the EDAX XLNCE SMX-BEN, an Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence analyzer designed to provide quick, non-destructive coating thickness as well as composition analysis on any material.

The Bruker Nano ContourGT-X8 Optical Profiler

The Bruker ContourGT-X8 is their top of the line optical profiler. It uses technology that has been developed and refined to create 3-dimensional maps of sample surfaces.

Thwing-Albert Handle-O-Meter

This video shows the Handle-O-Meter (HOM) from Thwing-Albert. The surface friction and flexibility of sheeted materials such as toweling, tissue, film, textiles and nonwovens can be measured using HOM.

Model 8404 Hall measurement system from Lake Shore

In this video Brad Dodrill of Lake Shore, provides an explanation of traditional Hall measurements.

Micromeritics Pharmaceutical Services by Micromeritics

Micromeritics Pharmaceutical Services (MPS) is a contract laboratory that can be utilized as an outsourcing partner for characterizing the physical properties of pharmaceutical materials, medical devices, nutraceuticals, and other FDA-regulated products.

Compression Test Using Mecmesin's MultiTest-xt Force System

his video shows compression testing of spring using MultiTest-xt force testing system from Mecmesin. The spring rate can be determined from the free-height of spring which can be measured along with the load at 2 points.

Viscotek SEC-MALS 20 from Malvern

This video shows the Viscotek SEC-MALS 20 multi angle light scattering detector from Malvern.

The FlexAFM and Its Accessories from Nanosurf

The FlexAFM from Nanosurf is a full featured atomic force microscope designed for research applications. It features a modular design, flexure stage which minimizes background movement, decoupled z-piezo and a unique interchangeable nose cone permitting use in air or liquid media, making it suitable for biological samples.

Tap Changing in EASYHEAT from Ambrell

This video shows changing of taps in EASYHEAT from Ambrell. The EASY is switched on and the main menu appears.

New Dilatometer DIL 402 Expedis Supreme from NETZSCH

This video shows the functioning of NETZSCH’s new dilatometer DIL 402 Expedis Supreme. This instrument features the revolutionary NanoEye system that brings a novel aspect in measuring range and accuracy.

Asylum Research: Defects in 2D Crystal Formed by Membrane Protein Bacteriohodopsin

This video from Asylum Research shows individual defects moving around in 2D crystal.

Tensile tests on Construction Sound Deadening Materials using Mecmesin MultiTest 25-i Tensile Tester

This video shows the tensile testing of sound deadening materials used in construction industry using Mecmesin MultiTest 25-i tensile tester.

How to Set up a QImaging Camera in Micromanager on a PC

This video demonstrates how to set up a QImaging camera in Micromanager in a PC.

Winfluor Intensity Over Time - Ratio Software from Photometrics

This video shows how to set up and use WinFluor imaging software with Photometrics cameras.

Axio Scan.Z1 Digital Slide Scanner from Carl Zeiss

This video shows the Axio Scan.Z1 Digital Slide Scanner from Carl Zeiss Microscopy.

Mass Spectrography in Biology: Expert Insight from Thermo Scientific

In this video Andreas Huhmer, Director of Maketing from Thermo Scientific talks about the exciting chapter in better understanding biology and advancing proteomics and metabolomics.

Wizard in LUMOS from Bruker

This video shows the introduction of Wizard in LUMOS from Bruker Optics. The step-by-step process of microscopic measurement is done using the wizard guided OPUS software.

High Temperature Optical Measuring System from Expert System Solutions

Dr. Mariano Paganelli from Expert System Solutions shows us their high temperature optical measuring system. This instrument can provide thermal expansion data like a dilatometer, but has the added benefit that it uses optical techniques as opposed to mechanical measuring, so it can cater for non-rigid samples. It can also provide much more detailed information on a materials' behaviour when subjected to high temperatures.

Upgrading Instron 3367 with RetroLine tC Vario from Zwick

This video shows how the Instron 3367 can be upgraded easily and efficiently from Zwick.

TruMac Series from LECO

This video shows the TruMac carbon/nitrogen/sulfur determinator from LECO. Characteristically heterogeneous, difficult to prepare, or low-level samples can be easily handles with this determinator.

Free Space 201: Fundamentals of Adsorption from Micromeritics

In this video Jeff Kenvin, Group Leader of Micromeritics Scientific Services Staff, explains two different free space methods in adsorption process.

MU-/MV Series from FLIR

This video shows advanced thermal night vision system FLIR MU-series. MU-series is an ultra long-range multi-sensor thermal night vision system.

QUANT-EXPRESS from Bruker

In this video Dr. Colin Slater, Application Scientist from Bruker talks about the GEO-QUANT-EXPRESS.

Calculation of Grey Scale Value from Photometrics

This video shows the measurement of grey scale value by using the Mean Variance calculator from Photometrics.

Demonstration of An Automated Robotic Testing System for Metal Heavy Plates by Zwick

Zwick robotic testing system 'roboTest P' with materials testing machine 2000 kN and materials testing machine 600 kN for tensile tests on heavy plate according to standards like (ISO 6892, ASTM E 8, EN 10002, JIS Z 2241)

Thermo Scientifics’ Portable Analytical Instruments for Quality Initiatives

This video shows the usage of Thermo Scientifics’ portable analytical instruments for quality initiatives.

The ContourGT Series of Optical Profilers Featuring AcuityXR Measement Technology

Ross Smith from Bruker tells us about the all new AcuityXR measurement mode for optical and surface profilers. Introduced at 2010 MRS Fall Meeting, AcuityXR combines hardware and software to provide resolution beyond the diffraction limit. This allows the optical profiler to image features down to 130nm. Acuity XR is available on Bruker's range of Contour GT optical and surface profilers.

Interview with Dr. Tomaso Zambelli and Prof. Janos Voros on Nanosurf's FluidFM technology

In this video from Nanosurf Dr. Tomaso Zambelli and Prof. Janos Voros ETH Zurich (Switzerland) talk about the FluidFM technology and its applications.

The JEOL NeoScope JCM-5000 Benchtop Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)

Mike Wolfe from Nikon Instruments, the distributor for the JEOL Neoscope JCM-5000 in North America and Canada demonstrates the capabilities if this compact benchtop scanning electron microscope (SEM), which is a natural extension from high end optical microscopes, but offers much better depth of field.

Demonstration of Breaking Strength and Elongation of Textile Fabrics According to ASTM D5034 by ADMET

A video by ADMET showcasing popular testing standard for those needing to determine the breaking strength and elongation of woven, nonwoven, and felted fabrics and textiles.

Food Testing Using Instron Electromechanical System

This video illustrates a puncture test performed on an apple using Instron electromechanical system. Testing food samples for texture-related properties allows the food industry to improve on existing products as well as develop new ones.

DMA 242 E Artemis Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer from Netzsch

This video shows the new, advanced DMA 242 E Artemis dynamic mechanical analyzer from Netzsch.

Using the Niton XL3t Handheld XRF Analyzer in the Mining Industry

Jon Shein from Thermo Fisher Scientific provides a demonstration of how the Niton XL3t handheld XRF analyzer can be used as a valuable analytical tool for the mining industry. He shows how it can be used to analyze rock and mineral samples and outlines how the Niton XL3t can be connected to positioning systems to spatially map regions in minerals exploration applications.

Carl Zeiss’ Lightsheet Z.1 Fluorescence Microscope Images Marine Amphipod

This video from Carl Zeiss shows a live imaging of the marine amphipod Parhyale hawaiensis.

PikoReal Software from Thermo Scientific

This video illustrates PikoReal Software from Thermo Scientific. PikoReal software offers an intuitive experience, from programming the protocols and defining plate layouts to assessing the experimental results.

Sierra Series Spectroscopic Readers from Snowy Range Instruments

This video displays functioning of Snowy Range Instruments’ Sierra Series spectroscopic readers. The Sierra readers, built on the Raman instrument design, tackle the issues of Raman analysis.

VersaTREK Automated Microbial Detection from Thermo Scientific

This video shows the Thermo Scientific VersaTREK Automated Microbial Detection System, which is versatile, user-friendly and provides excellent performance.

Tissue Processing using STP 420ES Expert Insight from Thermo Scientific

In this video Peter Kilner, Global Strategic Product Manager from Thermo Scientific talks about tissue processing using STP 420ES.

The Zetasizer Nano Particle Characterization System from Malvern Instruments

Ulf Nobbmann from Malvern Instruments shows us through the Zetasizer Nano, which uses dynamic light scattering to determine particle size, as well as being able to determine zeta potential.

Nanomechanical Testing for Improved Coating Performance in Machining Applications

This video shows a webinar hosted by Professor Ben Beake explaining the high temperature nanoindentation data for a broad range of nitride-based hard coatings, and design rules recommended for improved coating performance in different machining applications.

Micromeritics Webinar - Physical Adsorption for the Study of the Texture of Solid Surfaces - Part 1

Part 1 of a 3 part webinar by Micromeritics on physical adsorption. Physical adsorption is a technique used to characterize the surface and pore features of solids, that is, the materials texture. The adsorption isotherm generated by the Physical Adsorption technique enables one to characterize a solids' texture by determining its surface area, porosity, and total pore volume.

DELTA Handheld XRF Analyzer from Olympus

This video shows DELTA Handheld XRF Analyzer from Olympus. These DELTA XRF analyzers provide fast, non-destructive elemental analysis from Mg to U, from PPM to 100%.

eXpert 5603 Universal Testing Machine from ADMET

This videos shows ADMET’s eXpert 5603 single column universal testing machine being configured for a simple plastic tensile test. The rigid testing machine has a detachable actuator and is highly configurable.

Niton XL2 AuDIT Technology from Thermo Scientific

This video shows Thermo Scientific AuDIT gold-plating detection technology developed for Thermo Scientific portable x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzers, including the Thermo Scientific Niton XL2 precious metal analyzer.