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What is Flash Point Testing?

Flash point testing is a procedure designed to determine whether a sampled mixture of vapour and air is flammable. It can also determine the temperature at which flammability occurs in a sample. The lowest temperature at which its vapours ignite from an ignition source is the flash point of a material. Flash point analysis is important for testing various products, including lubricants and petroleum-based materials. The oil industry uses flash point testing for oil analysis. View Flash Point Testing Equipment from Scimed Why is Testing for Flammability Important? Process industries routinely use flammable materials. This exposes them to frequent risk…

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What is a Supercritical Fluid?

Supercritical fluids occur when sufficient temperature and…

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What is X-Ray Diffraction (XRD)

X-ray powder diffraction (XRD) is a rapid analytical technique primarily used…

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What is a Hydrogen Generator?

H-Genie Hydrogen Generator FAQ   What is a Hydrogen Generator? A Hydrogen generator is a machine that is used to produce hydrogen from water, using a process called electrolysis. If the supply pressure of hydrogen from the generator is high enough, it can eliminate the need for hydrogen cylinders by providing a safer and more user friendly alternative alternative. How does a hydrogen generator work? A hydrogen generator works by using electricity to split the hydrogen atoms in a water molecule apart form the oxygen atom. This is done by a process called electrolysis, and is performed in a cell…

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What is Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS)

Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) is a spectroanalytical technique for…

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What is Oxygen Bomb Calorimetry

Oxygen bomb calorimeters determine the calorific value of…

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A Brief Introduction to SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy)

In SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy), a focused beam of electrons is scanned…

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What is Powder Shear Testing (Powder Flow)

With the term “good flowability” it usually is expressed that a powder or…

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What is X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF)

X-ray fluorescence or XRF is an analytical technique that…

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What is Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy ( NIR)

Near Infrared Spectroscopy is a spectroscopy technique that…

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