Nano particle characterization

Topic

Nano particle characterization

Topic

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The characteristics of a substance system are based on particle size, shape and aggregation and agglomeration state. Their accurate investigation therefore is not only important for quality protection and processing control but also especially for product development and optimization today.

 

Services offered

 

  • Characterization of powders and suspensions in a particle size range of 1 nm to 2000 µm
  • Evidence of primar particles and agglomeration in diluted suspensions
  • Centrifugation and filtration for separation of bi- and polymodal substance systems
  • Combination with the Scanning Electron Microscopy
  • Dispersion of nano particles in dilute or organic suspensions

 

Technical equipment

 

  • Particle Size Analysis by dynamic light diffusion
  • Definition of Zeta-Potential by Microelectrophorese
  • Centrifugation up to 20.000g and Filtration up to 50nm
  • FESEM with EDX