The Powder Show 2018

Check out Microtrac at the Powder Bulk Show in Rosemont, IL! We're be showcasing our new instrument, the Microtrac Sync as well as favorites like the PartAn! International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference & Exhibition — The Powder Show — is the leading event for professionals in powder and bulk solids technology in the Western Hemisphere. Since 1976, The Powder Show has brought the world's processing and bulk material handling community together to share ideas, deepen industry knowledge and explore the equipment and technologies that drive the industry. ... Read More

New Size and Shape Particle Analyzer Announced!

Microtrac announced a new instrument at Pittcon 2018! The new Microtrac Sync will provide customers with more information about their particles than ever before. By integrating the world’s leading laser diffraction technology with the leading dynamic image analysis on the same bench with the same GUI, Microtrac’s Sync is synchronizing size and shape measurement – one sample, one bench, one sample flow path, one sample cell, one analysis. Size alone is not good enough anymore. Whether troubleshooting a particle size distribution or searching for more specific ways to characterize materials, this new instrument from Microtrac will increase customer’s productivity and ... Read More

Pittcon 2018

Visit Microtrac at Pittcon 2018 We look forward to seeing you in Orlando! We will be making a big announcement at our press conference on February 28th at 8am. Booth #1353 Interact with our technical experts to find the right solution for your particle characterization needs. We look forward to seeing you! ... Read More

Webinar: On-line Dynamic Light Scattering Measurement for Real-time Control of Nanoparticle Processes

Join us as we discuss dynamic light scattering technology and the on-line capabilities we offer. Special guest, Brian Freeland from Dublin City University will talk about his experience using Microtrac’s Nanotrac Flex and the advantages of on-line integration. We will be discussing the following topics: - DLS in the frequency spectrum mode - Microtrac’s unique 180° backscatter probe technology - Integration of DLS into high-throughput workstations - DLS online for direct process monitoring - Case study: Nanoparticle production process control by on-line DLS particle measurement at University of Dublin This free webinar aired on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 11AM ... Read More

Webinar: Metal Powders Quality & Process Control Based On Powder Morphology

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Metal Powders Processing and Manufacturing

Metal Powders Processes The industries of Metal Powders manufacturing and Powder Metallurgy parts manufacturing came into modern day prominence about 70 years ago. Since then, several types of both metal powder and powdered parts manufacturing processes have been developed and are still practiced. The major processes used are described below. Direct Reduction (sponge iron), Gas Atomization, Liquid Atomization, and Centrifugal Atomization are all processes in use today. Click here for the app note Direct Reduction Purified iron oxide ore, combined with a carbon source like coke, is heated to high temperatures usually in a rotary kiln. The product is sponge ... Read More

Webinar: Measuring Electric Power Generation By-Products

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Webinar: Advantages of the Frequency Power Spectrum Method

If you're using dynamic light scattering (DLS) for the measurement of your nano-particles, you may be familiar with the photon correlation spectroscopy (PCS) method. Although PCS is a widely used DLS method of measurement, there is a superior method. Microtrac's proprietary approach to DLS, the frequency power spectrum method (FPS), overcomes the limitations of PCS. Heterodyne FPS gathers data in higher resolution than PCS. Having the detector set to 180° allows to measure in higher concentrations, and to even go on-line. The Microtrac FPS method effectively allows to accurately measure from sub-nanometer to several microns across the widest concentration range ... Read More

Control the Quality of Your Metal Powders

Additive Manufacturing (AM), aka 3D printing, is the fastest growing manufacturing process in the world today. One of its many advantages is the ability to quickly manufacture a custom product without the expensive set-up costs required for tooling for mass production. Another is the ability to produce more complex, high strength, custom parts, often without sub-assembly or subsequent machining operations. AM is made up of many different types of operations which range from simple overlay printing, with liquid or filament plastic feed material, for example, to particulate feed ranging from plastics to ceramics to metal powders. Metal Powder AM is ... Read More

Webinar: Optimizing Your Shale Fracking Extraction Rates

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