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Learn more about pressure-sensitive adhesives, novel applications of Raman spectroscopy and innovations in microscopy

29 Sep 2015

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1. APPLICATION NOTE: Analyzing Hard Metal Drills for Precision Tool Engineering 

Learn more about utilizing microscopy in precision engineering and how ZEISS optical light and SEM technologies can be applied to the investigation of the microstructure of hard metal tools. Download method.


2. APPLICATION NOTE: Perspectives on Raman Spectroscopy of Graphene

Discover what Raman spectroscopy can bring to the analysis of graphene in this application note from Horiba Scientific, and learn the basics of analysis through key case studies. Download method.


3. PRODUCT: Complete Platform Sets New Standard for Speed and Quality

The DSX510 from OLYMPUS incorporates the latest in optical and digital technology and as a result enables fast and detailed non-contact inspection and measurement; ideal for industrial workflows. Find out more.


4. APPLICATION NOTE: Determination of Wear-Metals in Lubricating Oil Using Ultrasonic Nebulization / Membrane Desolvation with ICP-AES Detection

This application note demonstrates the use of the CETAC U6000AT+ Ultrasonic Nebulizer / Membrane Desolvator in stabilizing the plasma operation through removal of most of the diluting organic solvent during analyte transport. Inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectrometry (ICP-AES) is a widely used technique for trace level detection in a wide variety of sample matrices. Download method.


5. VIDEO: Instant Raman Analysis from Metrohm

Watch this video to discover the Metrohm Instant Raman Analyzers (Mira). The improved resolution from ORS technology makes Mira spectrometers ideal for instant analysis of complex samples. Watch video.


6. APPLICATION NOTE: Investigating the Drying Process of Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives

The formulation of new adhesives, the optimization of current compounds, and the troubleshooting of manufacturing processes are greatly assisted by a characterization of the surface structure of the materials. This application note investigates the drying process of pressure-sensitive adhesives where no solvent or heat is applied during the bonding process. Download method.


7. PRODUCT: New Magneto-Rheology Accessory from TA Instruments

TA Instruments introduces an all new system for characterization of magneto-rheological (MR) fluids. The Magneto-Rheology Accessory for the Discovery Hybrid Rheometer enables parallel plate and cone-plate rheological measurements under the influence of a controlled field at temperatures as high as 170 °C and fields as high as 1 T. Read more.


8. APPLICATION NOTE: Dynamic Image Analysis, Laser Diffraction and Sieve Analysis Comparison

Discover the significance of particle analysis and how to choose between DIA, SLS and sieve analysis for your application in this guide from Retsch. Download method.


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