Our solutions for material characterization
Review our past webinars and learn about our solutions and technologies from Dispersibility, Colloidal stability, Particle Size to Rheology and High Shear Viscosity Testing
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Dairy products are an increasing research field due to new types of products with high protein content and new textures. This workshop shows how milk gelation characterization can be simple and accurate. Roland RAMSCH (Formulaction) introduces innovative characterization methods for food products, Hélène Tormo (Engineering School INP Purpan) presents the work of its dairy based workgroup. Rodolphe Leroux (Ingredia) holds a testimonial on how to use the Rheolaser Master in different protein characterizations. Finally, Per Nyegaard Andersen (Arla Innovation Center) explains the work related to characterization of coagulation properties of milk.
The coating industry is facing many diverse challenges like increasing performances, lower environmental impact, new raw materials and multi-functionalities product. More than ever, chemists are challenged for searching new formulation routes, replacing ingredient and optimizing processes, leading to an important amount of samples and needs for fast and precise characterization. Discover our application on paint, inks and general coating examples during the next webinar.
Solvent selection is an essential parameter for formulation optimization and environmentally friendly strategies like: Identify and choose greener alternatives to synthetic & petrol-based solvent; Save on additives and stabilizers by optimizing particle-solvent affinity; Fasten the development and production time with easier to disperse formulations.
The Turbiscan® technology outclasses conventional visual observation and provides the extreme sensitivity requested for this prediction study. The tests are made in only 30 minutes via the one-click Turbiscan Stability Index (TSI) to build the Hansen Sphere and predict the ideal solvent or solvent mixture.
The process of oil recovery needs a wide knowledge of engineering and chemistry. Starting with drilling to completion and finally the different stages of recovery (EOR) use various materials and additives to improve the productivity of the reservoir. Rheolaser Master helps improve drilling and drill-in fluids, innovate new loss circulation materials, optimize cement setting for casing and determine the gelation kinetics under realistic conditions.
When used at the right concentration, polymers have a positive impact on shelf life, however, at higher concentration, it may not only be more costly but will also lead to undesired and unexpected destabilizations (flocculation by depletion, particle sedimentation by tunneling, network compression... Learn about destabilization induced by the addition of polymer into formulations, the mechanism behind, how to test and predict the shelf life in just a couple of days or hours.
Various industries are challenged to provide more competitive and more environmentally friendly materials. They are constantly on the lookout for innovation and reformulation of new materials. Rheolaser COATING offers an in-situ, non-invasive method to optimize the formulation (coatings, inks, powders, adhesives, slurries…) and the parameters that can influence it (temperature, humidity, substrate, thickness…).
Vaccine and vaccine technologies have been one of the major scopes of interest of the past months. To face current sanitary emergency, scientists needed to shorten the development time and at the same time ensure efficiency and safe vaccine, vaccine development and characterization are essential. See how to assess and optimize vaccine efficiency and dosage via fast, rapid, and objective measurement of the agglomeration state.
The use of waxes involves specific temperatures, precise perparation method, and excellent control of cooling ramp to obtain stable emulsions and homogeneous mixtures. Moreover, stability of such products needs longer evaluation periods, resulting in longer time to market. Rheolaser CRYSTALl enables thermal profiling method for semi solid formulations that allows chemists to optimize preparation method and the formula and to rapidly evaluate the stability.
The Turbiscan SMLS technology can be used to analyze fuel blends, lubricants, and other essential fluids in the oil and gas industry. In addition to ASTM D7061 which utilizes a separability number to measure of asphaltene stability using the Turbiscan, we will review the recent IMO 2020 regulations and the importance of adjusting heavy bunker fuels to meet the 0.5% sulfur standard by blending and other methods.
The presentation will review how Turbiscan technology can be applied to create more sustainable formulations by replacing high carbon footprint ingredients and evaluate new raw materials such as lignin nanoparticles, bacterial cellulose, and plant-derived solvents. Based on recent publications, the Webinar covers a diverse range of applications including cosmetics, agrochemicals, surfactants, and food additives
Liquid dispersions contain incompatible ingredients that must remain stable to avoid instability signs (phase separation, cloudiness, aggregation or flocculation...). We explain how the SMLS can be used to reduce the development time of new formulations, optimize scale-up processes, or analyze the shelf life of finished products.
During the webinar we presented opportunities around Home and Personal Care and Cosmetic applications. The presentation covered introduction to stability, and challenges in formulation of cosmetic products. We explained how the Turbiscan technology can be used in this specific application.
We explain the advantages and application examples of stability analysis done using this SMLS technology. We presented opportunities around Metalworking fluids (MWF) applications from formulation to use and recycing. The presentation covers the definition, use, and challenges in the MWF business and How the Turbiscan technology can be used in this specific application.
We presented the Turbiscan technology and how the TSI is calculated and how to understand its value. The webinar includes all advantages and application examples to understand the benefits of quantifying stability with a single number. We will also introduced the TSI Scale, a newly provided feature allowing to rank samples in a single click, to correlate the data with visual observation methods.
Enhanced immunogenicity by controlling stability and redispersion properties. This webinar focused on the recently published method to study the redispersion capabilities of vaccines. It explains how understanding the stability and dispersion properties of vaccines can help improve immunogenicity. It showcases our solution to characterize dispersions (stability, sedimentation, redispersion, packing…) based on Static Multiple Light Scattering technology.
We presented a study on the preparation of nanoparticle dispersion in cell culture media and its impact on stability/dosimetry prior to toxicological studies. It shows the "best practice" and guidelines for the preparation of the stock solution. Characterizations have been done on native samples to evaluate the particle size, agglomeration state, sedimentation rate and delivered dose as a function of time thanks to the Turbiscan® technology
Turbiscan permet une identification rapide des mécanismes de déstabilisation (ex: crémage, sédimentation, floculation, coalescence ...). Cette technologie est utilisée dans les laboratoires R&D et de contrôle qualité pour analyser des dispersions liquides de matière première jusqu'au produit fini.
L’instrument détecte l’évolution de la stabilité à un stade précoce et permet de quantifier l’altération globale du produit (l’échelle TSI).
Our applications in the food industry focus on characterizing powder wettability, sinkability, milk reconstitution, reducing the risk of ring formation, studying the emulsifying activity of pea protein and impact on droplet size and overall stability, facing creaming, flocculation phenomena, characterizing fat content influence. Monitoring yoghurt formation.
Whether searching for new products, replacing ingredients or optimizing a formulation process, Formulaction provides a full range of instruments allowing to characterize pharmaceutical dispersions in terms of quality (appearance and short term stability) and study storage conditions (long term stability, re-dispersing).
We will introduce microfluidic principles allowing to measure viscosity at high shear rates requiring limited sample volumes. We will be presenting FluidicamRHEO with all advantages and technical specifications that allow you to perform viscosity measurements with high productivity and no hassle at all. We will demonstrate the efficiency of the rheometer in the pharmaceutical field with real-life applications such as injectable solutions, pharmaceutical gels, and emulsions...
The webinar reviews sensitive methods for the characterization of coating formulations. We present application examples for stability and redispersion analysis using Turbiscan instruments, an efficient method for viscosity determination using our microfluidic rheometer FluidicamRHEO and we explain how RheolaserCOATING can help you determine characteristic times of coating drying in a non-contact manner.
The webinar shows how Turbiscan helps in improving formulation development and production throughout the whole life cycle. With this single instrument, it is possible to study dispersibility, particle size, physical stability, and redispersion. You will better understand the benefits of quantifying the phenomena and learn about the applications of Turbiscan technology on real-life applications in material characterization
The webinar reviews sensitive methods for dispersion state analysis, to monitor and quantify occurring destabilization phenomena, using Turbiscan technology. We introduce
Turbiscan Stability Index (TSI) and how it helps assess formulation quality in terms of stability. We will present cases of paint dispersibility, transparent binder stability, settling of toners and different inkjet formulation characterization
Find out how Fluidicam Rheo can be used to measure the viscosity of different types of ink samples at high shear with high precision. This unique microfluidic rheometer has proved to be a practical tool for formulators dealing with different formulations that require fast analysis at real application conditions. The productivity of the measurement allows measuring multiple samples at high shear rates in less than an hour with a minimum volume required.
Turbiscan technology provides one in a kind solution to characterize average particle size in your formulations without the need to dilute the samples The measurement is done at rest on a native dispersion state, provides information on actual particle size as compared to particles subjected to dilution or mechanical stress. The applications are based on real case studies.