So, you have a sample and you really want to show it off. You know you want surface area information, but what kind? How much surface area does it have? Does it have pores? If so, how big
In addition to a recent ISO/IEC accreditation extension, PTL received a new accreditation for two highly sought-after tests. “Our latest tests garnering ISO compliance are the standard test method for pore size characteristics of geotextiles by capillary flow
Have you ever wondered why your Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) results occasionally and without obvious cause don’t meet your specifications? The answer might lie in the technique’s unique relationship with sampling probabilities and false positive results. To truly
Understanding the nature and composition of particles present both on and within automotive components is a critical analytical testing service PTL provides the automotive industry. Particles released from mechanical parts not only can shorten the life of the
Particle Technology Labs, the premier particle characterization service laboratory, is pleased to announce its newest ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation status. “This accreditation is by far the most recognized international standard establishing a lab’s competence and quality,” explains Amy Ganden,
William (Bill) Kopesky joined Particle Technology Labs as a Chemist I in 2000, ultimately becoming part owner of PTL. Today, he serves PTL and our clients as an Executive Vice President and Director of Analytical Services. His genuine
On April 25th, 2023, Particle Technology Labs’ Laboratory Division Manager, Jorie Kassel*, attended the International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference & Exhibition where she gave a presentation detailing the many techniques available for particle size and shape characterization
Although easy to overlook, shipping your samples to PTL is the most foundational step in obtaining any particle characterization analysis. For accurate results, your samples must arrive at PTL in good condition, so it is imperative to ship
Determining the size and number of particles found on and within medical devices is important for, hopefully, obvious reasons. Particles released from an intravenous or implanted device can cause increased health risks in a patient. These particles can
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Spring is upon us, and with it comes fluctuating weather conditions! You’re enjoying some warmer days, but also a little worried how the extreme changes in temperature may affect your products. Thermal analysis can help you better understand
You need to characterize the pore structure of your product, but you’re unsure of how best to do so. You’ve done your research and found a technique called Mercury Intrusion Porosimetry (MIP) but it’s unclear if this is
Particle Technology Labs is pleased to announce we are now offering USP <788> Particulate Matter in Injections testing, USP <789> Particulate Matter in Ophthalmic Solutions testing, and USP <787> Subvisible Particulate Matter in Therapeutic Protein Injections testing. Parenteral
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