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By far the most important physical property of particulate samples is particle size. Measurement of particle size distributions is routinely carried out across a wide range of industries and is often a critical parameter in the manufacture of many products.

Measuring particle size distributions and understanding how they affect your products and processes can be critical to the success of many manufacturing businesses. Malvern Instruments offers leading instrumentation for all types of particle size analysis and characterization from sub-nanometer to millimeters in particle size.

Use the table below to help choose the right technology and particle size instrument for your needs:


Particle
size range*

0.1nm

1nm

10nm

100nm

1µm

10µm

100µm

1mm

10mm

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Dynamic Light Scattering
<1nm to >1µm

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Resonant Mass Measurement**
50nm to 5µm

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Laser
Diffraction

<100nm to >2mm

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Automated
Imaging

<1µm to >3mm

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

*all particle size ranges are sample dependent
**particle size ranges are sample and sensor dependent.

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NTA: Exosomes and Microvesicles - General Whitepaper (English)

The need to characterize different properties of nanomaterials continues to grow rapidly. Since the commercialization of the technique in 2004, Nanoparticle tracking Analysis (NTA) has become increasingly prevalent in a wide variety of different rese...


Keywords: English Whitepaper Particle concentration Particle size NanoSight NS500 NanoSight NS300 NanoSight LM10 Exosomes and microvesicles Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis Fluorescence detection 

Masterclass 2: Desarrollo de métodos de dispersión líquida utilizando la técnica de difracción láser Webinar - Live (Spanish)

Este webinario cubrirá el desarrollo de métodos para muestras dispersas en líquidos. Se hará un análisis de los factores que afectan la medición, como el muestreo y la dispersión, y la importancia relativa de estos factores en diferentes rangos de ta...

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March 25 2015
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Spanish

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Particle Size Masterclass 2: which technique is best for me? Webinar - Recorded (English)

In the second webinar in the particle size masterclass series, we follow on from why you need to measure particle size, covered in the first masterclass, by looking at how to measure particle size. We started with considerations for choosing a partic...

Date recorded:
March 19 2015
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Masterclass 1: Entendiendo el análisis de tamaño de partícula por la técnica de difracción láser Webinar - Recorded (Spanish)

Este seminario ofrecerá una introducción general a la medición del tamaño de partícula mediante difracción láser. Vamos a introducir la técnica de difracción láser, así como algunos de los principios básicos de la granulometría.  Esto incluirá una v...

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Detecting the presence of anomolous large particles within powders using laser diffraction particle size analysis Application Note (English)

In some industries, for example, in early-stage pharmaceutical development, it is desirable to measure particle size from a small samples of dry powders. However measuring small quantities risks measuring a sample that is not representative of the bu...


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