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  • Microscopy + Spectroscopy: Pittcon® 2013 Celebrates the Power of Two

    Microscopy + Spectroscopy: Pittcon® 2013 Celebrates the Power of Two

    Thursday, March 07, 2013
    Technical Article
    Barbara Foster
    The year 2013 celebrates a new benchmark for imaging at Pittcon®. Historically, Pittcon has not been considered an imaging meeting, despite the fact that a review of Pittcon 2012 statistics revealed ... read more
  • Ask the Expert: Using Rheology to Design Better Products—Yield Stress and How to Measure It

    Ask the Expert: Using Rheology to Design Better Products—Yield Stress and How to Measure It

    Tuesday, July 24, 2012
    Application Note
    John Duffy
    Successfully manipulating the rheology of a product during its development enables formulators to deliver desirable characteristics—the right feel and texture, great stability, and optimal usability ... read more
  • Small-Scale Vane Rheometry

    Small-Scale Vane Rheometry

    Tuesday, August 02, 2011
    Application Note
    David Moonay
    Vane rheometry continues to become more well-known and popular. read more
  • A System Approach to Automated Scanning Electron Microscopy

    A System Approach to Automated Scanning Electron Microscopy

    Tuesday, August 02, 2011
    Technical Article
    Timothy J. Drake, Frederick H. Schamber
    Much of the innovative activity in scanning electron microscopes (SEMs)has been devoted to ultrahigh-magnification instruments for the use of researchers characterizing materials and processes at ... read more
  • General Laboratory Equipment: Innovation Showcase

    General Laboratory Equipment: Innovation Showcase

    Monday, May 09, 2011
    Technical Article
    Jeanely Hunt, MS, MBA
    Each year, manufacturers and distributors flesh out many innovations for the laboratory, ranging from simple accessories to large, more complex instrumentation. read more
  • Use of Rotational Vane Rheometry to Solve Practical Problems

    Use of Rotational Vane Rheometry to Solve Practical Problems

    Saturday, August 01, 2009
    Application Note
    David J. Moonay
    Rheology is the study of the deformation of matter. A common definition is that rheology is the study of flow. Viscometry, in particular, is the measurement of viscosity or the resistance to flow. ... read more
  • Redefining the Rheometer

    Redefining the Rheometer

    Monday, October 27, 2008
    Application Note
    Steve Carrington
    The way in which materials flow or deform when a force is applied can have a direct impact on product performance. read more
  • Measuring Yield Stress

    Measuring Yield Stress

    Thursday, November 01, 2007
    Technical Article
    Richard Buscall, Adrian Hill
    Various materials, typically gels or dispersions with a high concentration of suspended particles, can behave either as elastic solids or as liquids, depending on the degree of force or stress to ... read more
  • Flow Characterization: Selecting Appropriate Technology

    Flow Characterization: Selecting Appropriate Technology

    Tuesday, November 01, 2005
    Application Note
    Steve Carrington, Joanne Langridge
    It is well known that measuring the rheological properties of materials contributes to the development of better products and helps predict end-use performance as well as the physical properties of a... read more
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