Sample preparation in analytical chemistry refers to the ways in which materials are treated prior to their analysis. Proper preparation is critical, as the analytical results are worthless if not representative of the full process.
Supplier issues prompted one manufacturer to take color blending into its own hands.
February 1, 2018
Today, three years since installing its first 50-cu-ft (1.4 cu m) Munson rotary batch mixer, Kingdom Products manufactures a variety of products for the decorative concrete and general masonry market, including high-performance countertop mixes, color hardeners, release agents, overlays, micro-toppings, and lightweight vertical stamp mixes.
The addition of optional light curtains can improve operator safety.
February 1, 2018
Charles Ross & Son Co. recently announced that it offers protective light curtains that provide an automatic safety shutoff for tumble blenders whenever an operator crosses a defined security boundary.
Due to tax incentives offered by the Industry 4.0 Plan, turnover in Italy grew by 21.5% to a record €585 million (approximately $694.8 million).
December 22, 2017
According to preliminary figures from the Research Department of ACIMAC (Italian Ceramic Machinery and Equipment Manufacturers’ Association), the Italian ceramic machinery industry is expected to close 2017 with an 8.8 percentage point growth to €2.2 billion (~ $2.6 billion).
When Israeli scientist Daniel Shechtman first saw a quasicrystal through his microscope in 1982, he reportedly thought to himself, “Eyn chaya kazoo” (“There can be no such creature”). But there is, and the quasicrystal has become a subject of much research in the 35 years since Shechtman’s Nobel Prize-winning discovery.
What do Corning, Merck, Nestle, DuPont, and Unilever have in common? Yes, they are large companies, international companies, or companies driven by technology—but they are also companies that have recognized that particle science and technology is a critical factor in their businesses that needs to be understood and managed.
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