Particle size analysis

It is a complex job to determine physical and chemical properties of materials. Particle size analysis makes the task easy. It is particle sizing that particles dispersed in solid or fluid can be determined of their chemical or other properties as desired. Particle size analysis is also termed as particle size distribution. The accurate and precise characterization of particle and material properties can be done only with the right particle sizing system.

The concept of particle sizing finds application in many industries ranging from agriculture, petroleum, atomic energy, biotechnology, calibration labs, test houses, cement, ceramics, laboratory, chemicals, defense, education, environmental monitoring, meteorology, fertilizers, food products, foundries, glass, leather, minerals, mining, oil & gas, paint, pesticides, pharmacy, rubber, soil analysis, textiles, and many more. For example Spraytec – Spray Particle Size Analyzer is one such particle sizing system that gives high speed measurements of high concentration droplets in sprays, aerosols and inhalers in the size range of 0.5 to 850 microns. Similarly there are many other such examples related to particle size analysis.

The measurement techniques related particle sizing difference from application to application. Few of the most commonly used techniques include optical counting methods, sieve analysis, electro resistance counting methods, acoustic spectroscopy, laser diffraction methods, etc. Measured by the μm, particle size analysis in recent times is one of the widely used concepts, resulting in the great demand of particle sizing system.


Particle Sizing

Hi buddies….you must have come across the term ‘particle size distribution’ or ‘particle size analysis‘. I am a PhD candidate for a branch of physics, which also includes subjects on particle sizing. Though am conducting a survey for the same, collecting good material, I thought I should give a try over the Internet as well. Please, I request, if you know about particle size analysis or particle sizing or particle sizing system or anything related to the same, please share the information with me.

Let me tell you what I am able to gather during my survey. I visited many a manufacturing plant that manufactures particle sizing system of various types. I had a talk with the staff out there about the market demand of particle sizing system as well as the importance of particle size analysis. I am quite surprised to know that though they have a good production capacity they are not able to fulfill the market demand. That really bears testimony to the significance of particle sizing. I also approached a lab to know what the people out there do relate to particle size analysis.

Defining the relative amounts of particles present in fluid or solid materials that are sorted according to size is the method used to determine particle size analysis…this is what one lab person said. Properties of rocks and soils, particles in chemical reactions, particles in industrial products require to undergo particle size analysis. And they said that different ranges of particle sizing system are used for the process.

Particle Sizing Determination

Hello guys, this is Sushant again,… a blogging freak more for articles related to particle characterization or what in scientific and practical terms called particle size distribution. Hope you don’t get bored of my writings…in fact most readers have found my articles interesting…this makes me continue my hobby of sharing and informing experiences and information related to particle sizing.

I often wondered the working principles in powder, granular material and fluid, especially the particles dispersed in varying sizes. Thanks to the Internet and information available. I came across many informative articles related to particle characterization or also called particle sizing. That is how I came across particle size analysis and the products related to this discipline like particle counters, particle counting systems, particle sizing system.

A series of mathematical functions forms the basis of particle sizing for particle size analysis and this analysis determines or examines the relative amounts of particles present in powder, granular material and fluid, sorted according to size. To examine the same, various instruments like particle counters, particle counting systems, particle sizing system, etc are used.

You must be curious why I am stressing on the subject particle characterization and its related products. I am myself engaged in this field, working in a laboratory that does particle size analysis for certain companies. The laboratory I work for that executes particle characterization projects sources the particle counting systems, particle sizing system, etc. from AIMIL Limited. I feel brands make the difference too to get precise monitoring results.