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
Surface area is an important property of solids with many industrial applications. This article will cover what surface area is, what affects it, how it is determined and how does gas adsorption work in the laboratory on a
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
Laser diffraction is an excellent technique for determining particle size as it allows the user to measure particle size on both a liquid and dry basis. When working with dry materials choosing the most appropriate way to disperse
Water is one of the most important substances on earth, yet it can also be the source of some major headaches throughout the lifecycle of a product. Uptake of moisture from the environment could cause unwanted changes in
Particle Technology Labs receives an average of 350 samples per week. What can you do to ensure your samples are handled quickly and analyzed accurately? We’ve put together a few tips to help the process run smoothly. 1.
Confused on what a zeta potential measurement is and when it’s useful? You are not alone. In this helpful Q and A, Laboratory Division Manager Ryan Keefer walks us through the basics of zeta potential, points out factors
Have you found yourself confused about how best to determine the surface area of your sample? How does the analysis work? What does “BET” mean? How many points do I need to collect? What is the appropriate analysis
Independent Lab Provides Scientific Data for Making Big Decisions This year marks Particle Technology Labs’ (PTL) 30th anniversary as a premier particle characterization research and advisory company. Founded in March 1992, PTL serves as a trusted advisor to the world’s
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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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