Pore Size

Through-Pore Galore: Face Masks, Filters, and More!

You don’t have to be a scientist to appreciate the importance of filtration in our world today. Face masks and air filtration systems have been employed for protection against a pathogen in a pandemic and against harmful particulates

Quality Assurance and Methods Compliance

What Is Method Validation and Might You Need It?

By Shane Hill Confidence, reliability—ultimately peace of mind. In short, this is the takeaway following an analytical test method validation. Do you work in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, or the environmental realm? All of these fields, and more, benefit greatly

Image Analysis

Using Image Analysis to Answer Your Most Challenging Particle Characterization Questions

The possibilities are endless when it comes to image analysis. Over the years, the experts at Particle Technology Labs have developed and validated countless particle characterization methods using microscopic image analysis, and the wealth of information from these tests

Particle Size

Our Roots as Experts in PM10 and PM2.5 Testing

Did you know Particle Technology Labs began as a testing service for companies needing to meet EPA environmental safety standards? While we are most known today for our testing for the pharmaceutical industry and our commitment to cGMP

Customer Service

Blessed. Thankful. These Words are More Than Cliches for a PTL Team Member

Kelli Hubert, Particle Technology Labs’ Customer Service Manager, highly values her work and her colleagues I can genuinely say that I am blessed to work at Particle Technology Labs and thankful for my coworkers. Without a doubt, I

Laser Diffraction

Testing Particle Size by Laser Diffraction

Laser diffraction is a frequently requested technique in the particle characterization industry, but how do you know if it’s right for your material and process? The experts at Particle Technology Labs have years of experience evaluating powders, semi-solid

Particle Size

Vaccine Facts and the Role of Particle Size in Antigen Uptake

With more people getting their COVID-19 vaccines, a larger discourse on vaccination is occurring. Many questions are being presented. How are vaccines made? What is the safety of a vaccine? How is the efficacy of a vaccine determined?

Physical Measurement

Say Cheese … a Snapshot of Flowability in Cheese Powder!

Moisture Impact on Powders The physical properties of powders directly impact their processability. This probably isn’t a surprise to anyone, especially if you are previously aware of Particle Technology Labs and what we do for a living! Powder

Physical Measurement

What is the Difference Between Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) and Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)

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