Literature

Micron Scientific Literature ImageParticle Size Analysis

Basic Guide to Particle Size Analysis: In this white paper Malvern provides an introduction to the concepts associated with particle size analysis and characterisation, and describes a variety of different particle characterisation techniques.

Zetasizer Nano: This white paper discusses why the popular Malvern Zetasizer Nano is found in a broad range of applied and fundamental scientific projects across all industries and fields.

5 Ways the Mastersizer 3000 saves you money This article discusses how the Mastersizer 3000 addresses the important issue of ROI.

Dynamic Light Scattering Common terms defined in a way that will give you an understanding of their specific use in the context of Dynamic Light Scattering.

The Sky’s the Limit This article describes how drones can be used to collect images for blast fragmentation data.

Oil and Grease Analysis

On-site infrared measurement of fats, oils and grease can help protect our water resources: In this technical paper Sandy Rintoul, president of Wilks Ent. describes the use of portable infrared analysers to measure Fat, Oil and Grease in water.

Solvent Choices for Infrared Testing of Oil and Grease in Water: How to choose a suitable solvent for testing oil and grease in water using an infrared technique.

Infrared Analysis Reduces Regulatory Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG) Testing Costs and Provides Fast Results: The benefits of Infrared Analysis to wastewater professionals who are enforcing industrial effluent standards for fats, oil and grease (FOG).

Emulsion Breaking Techniques for Oil in Water Solvent Extractions: All oil in water measurements that use liquid-liquid extraction must reduce the emulsion in order to make the test relevant.This paper details emulsion-breaking methods which are usable with portable infrared analysers.

Different Technology Options for Monitoring Oil in Produced Water – Inline Continuous Monitoring and IR Analysis: Inline and Offline oil in water analysis

 

Soot in Diesel Analysis

Comparing TGA, FTIR and Fixed Filter Infrared Analyzers for Measuring Soot Levels in In-Service Lubricants: The article compares various methods of measuring soot in diesel oil and describes why infrared analysis is a significantly easier and quicker way to measure soot levels in used oil than TGA.

Biofuel Analysis

On-Site Ethanol in Gasoline Blend Analysis is an Investment that Saves Money and Eliminates Uncertainty in Fuel Blends: Why on-site analysis with a portable mid-infrared based analyser is important to ensure the final blend meets specifications.

Lower Resolution Infrared (IR) Spectroscopy Can Provide Higher Performance for Quantitative Biodiesel Measurements: Why a lower resolution instrument will actually perform better for quantitative measurements where absorbance peaks are well defined and not overlapping.

E85 Standard: Regulation Impact Statement: A paper detailing the 4 options available to regulate the amount of Ethanol in E85 automotive fuel.