User Course

“I really understand now what laser particle size is about and how Microtrac can help me in my job.” – Microtrac user course attendee

Microtrac user course training

The Microtrac user course instills confidence and self-assurance in attendees by blending intensive classroom sessions and hands-on instruction with Microtrac’s lab experts to deliver an unrivaled training experience. This approach has been refined for the past 30 years, and provides the users with the tools necessary for day-to-day Microtrac operation.

User Course Learning Objectives:

  • Implement proper representative sampling, sample preparation, and operating techniques
  • Evaluate particle size data and specification development
  • Understand and implement correct refractive index
  • Perform basic instrument maintenance and trouble-shooting
  • Perform software activities to develop various graphical and tabular presentations
  • Understand particle size percentiles, mean values and other particle size measurement values

When you return from our user course, you will have an in-depth understanding of the following:

  • Dry powder and slurry sampling and preparation
  • Microtrac data interpretation and explanation
  • Laser diffraction, dynamic light scattering, Zeta potential, and other characterization concepts and their uses
  • Instrument maintenance
  • Common terminology used in particle science defined in a clear and concise manner
  • FLEX Software features and functions – including security and admin roles

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