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Particle Technology Labs ACIL Customer Quality Service Award 2023-2024
Customer Service

PTL Receives Special Recognition for Customer Satisfaction

The American Council for Independent Laboratories (ACIL) has announced Particle Technology Labs as one of only ten (10) laboratories receiving the nationwide 2023 ACIL Customer Quality Service Award. This is PTL’s eleventh consecutive year in qualifying for this award.

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ISO/IEC 17025: 2017 accreditation for Capillary Flow and Technical Cleanliness Test
Quality Assurance and Methods Compliance

PTL’s Capillary Flow and Technical Cleanliness Test Receive NEW ISO/IEC 17025: 2017 Accreditation

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

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ISO/IEC 17025:2017 certification
Quality Assurance and Methods Compliance

PTL Extends ISO/IEC 17025: 2017 Accreditation Status

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,

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Bill Kopesky in Particle Technology Labs
PTL News

EVP and Director of Analytical Services Shares Insights from 23-Year Career at Particle Technology Labs

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

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Jorie Kassel at International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference
Particle Size

PTL Shares Particle Characterization Insights at The Powder Show

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

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PTL Website Article
PTL News

Particle Technology Labs Launches New Branding and Website

Have you noticed? Particle Technology Labs recently launched a new brand identity and website. If you are a PTL customer, you may have already seen our new logo on PTL reports. PTL website users will find the new

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PTL News

The Evolution of Particle Technology Labs and a 30-Year Career

In 1992, Lisa Jandacek, a stay-at-home mom, decided to pick up a 10-hour-a-month contract work with a new sci-tech startup called Particle Technology Labs. She’d be in accounting. The founder and sole full-time employee, Richard F. Karuhn, would

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Physical Measurement

Much Ado About Density: An Overview of Density for Solid Materials

Understanding the differences in density types is key to requesting the most appropriate analysis for your sample type and needs. This blog will explain some of the different density analyses for solids offered by PTL. All density types

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SPOS/LO for Particle Size and Count
Particle Size

SPOS/LO for Particle Size and Count

Single Particle Optical Sensing (SPOS) is widely used across a variety of industries due to its excellent resolution, wide dynamic range and high accuracy. The term SPOS and Light Obscuration (LO) are often used interchangeably in the particle

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