Article - 25 Jul 2015
Polymers are extensively used throughout industry, whether as naturally occurring materials like starch and cellulose, or synthetic commodities like nylon, polystyrene and polyethylene.
Article - 27 Aug 2013
There is a broad range of commercially available particle characterization techniques that can be used to measure particulate samples. Each has its strengths and limitations and there is no...
Article - 14 Mar 2012
In this interview, Dr Thomas Lippert tell AZoM about Pulsed laser deposition (PLD), a growth technique in which the photon, characterized by pulse duration, laser wavelength and fluence, interacts...
Article - 18 Jan 2007
This article looks at the ultrasonic degradation of Chlorinated Polypropylene (CPP). The objective of this work has been to accurately determine the kinetic equation of CPP in toluene solution under...
Article - 23 Aug 2022
This article from Cannon Instrument explains how a viscometer can be used to study the effect of antioxidants on a polyethylene solution.
Article - 25 Nov 2020
Transmission Electron Microscopy is an incredibly useful imaging technique, however preparing samples for imaging is quite the challenge
Article - 9 Jan 2018
Hyaluronic acid (HA) is considered to be a naturally occurring, unbranched polysaccharide that comprises of alternately repeating D-glucuronic acid and N-acetylglucosamine units.
Article - 29 Nov 2016
For condition monitoring, it is vital to know the viscosity of a lubricant. Therefore, field-based users require portable viscometers to immediately evaluate critical equipment while working on-site.
The ZEISS Crossbeam is a field emission scanning electron microscope (FIB-SEM) for high throughput 3D analysis and sample preparation.
Article - 20 Jan 2019
This article discusses the differences between plastic and polymers.