Article - 5 May 2017
This article looks at how laser diffraction particle sizing, already a recognized tool in fuel filter testing, is stepping up to the challenges posed by latest fuels and the newest testing...
Article - 31 Mar 2017
To improve its shelf-life, milk undergoes a homogenization process. Laser diffraction can be used to measure the size of the fat globules and the proportion of free casein micelles.
Article - 1 Nov 2016
Sieving is a simple and low cost process, and has the ability to measure relatively coarse particles up to several centimeters in size, and these are some of the reasons that sieving is still in use...
Article - 6 Sep 2016
This article outlines the technique to analyze the particle size of calcium carbonates using laser diffraction.
News - 8 Jul 2008
Visitors to the Malvern Instruments website can now explore the unique capabilities of the company’s Spraytec system interactively, in three dimensions, direct from their desktops at...
Article - 26 Feb 2016
Studying fat droplet particle size of food emulsions - such as dairy - plays a vital role in determining emulsion stability, flavor release and mouth feel. Larger emulsion droplets cause a decrease in...
Article - 13 Apr 2015
The following are concerns when measuring a small sample of dry powders: It is not representative of the bulk, and small quantities of oversized particles may be left undetected.
News - 9 Apr 2008
At this year’s Respiratory Drug Delivery conference (RDD 2008, 11-15 May; Scottsdale, Arizona), a poster presentation from workers at Malvern Instruments and Dr David Morton of the Monash...
Article - 10 Oct 2014
When defining the performance of a product, particle size and size distribution often serve as important parameters. Particle size measurement can be leveraged to gain a better understanding about the...
Article - 16 Sep 2014
This article explains the reason why so many Manufacturers need to measure particle size and the reason behind laser diffraction being the method of choice.