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CIQTEK SEM5000 Premier Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope
Field emission SEM in Li-ion battery inspection 

Explore precise Lithium-ion battery diaphragm inspection using SciMed’s advanced field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopes across different sectors.

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Surface inspection and morphology analysis
FMEA of metallic materials using SEM

Unlock material insights with SEM for comprehensive failure mode and effects analysis. Explore SciMed’s tailored SEM solutions for precise diagnostics.

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Analysing lithium ion batteries using electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy

Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR) spectroscopy is essential for studying materials like lithium-ion batteries, analyzing the electron structure and magnetic properties of paramagnetic materials such as transitional metal ions​​.

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What is atomic adsorption spectroscopy?

tomic Adsorption Spectroscopy (AAS) measures metallic element concentrations in materials, utilizing electromagnetic wavelengths to identify specific elements by their unique absorption.

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Smart Tabletop SEM SNE-ALPHA
Introduction to Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)

Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) is a critical imaging technique used widely in materials science, biology, electronics, and forensics, providing high-resolution images to enhance research, quality control, and innovation.

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Supercritical Fluid Co2 Pharmaceutical
What is a supercritical fluid?

Application Note: A supercritical fluid (SCF) is a substance that possesses properties of both gases and liquids when subjected to temperatures and pressures beyond its critical point. Read the latest application note from SciMed…

A new way to test the low temperature mobility of lubricating grease

Application Note:  Revolutionise grease testing with Koehler’s Low-Temperature Flow Tester, ensuring accurate, repeatable results with minimal sample size and remote monitoring.

Testing AOX levels in water and wastewater samples

Application Note: Unlock water safety with AOX testing! Analytik Jena’s automated analyzers offer fast, accurate, and ISO-compliant halogen contamination analysis.

Testing the rheological properties of food using a rheometer

Application Note: Rheology is crucial for understanding food texture, especially in comparing the properties of dairy and vegan cheese using advanced rheometers. 

ICP-MS for testing drinking water quality

Application Note: ICP-MS technology offers sensitive, accurate, and versatile testing for trace contaminants in drinking water, ensuring reliable quality monitoring.

Testing the cloud point and pour point of petroleum products

Application Note: The Automated Cloud and Pour Point Analyser accurately determines petroleum products’ cloud and pour points, essential for preventing engine and system damages.

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NIR Technology

Advantages of real-time blending optimisation with NIR technology for improved process understanding and cost reduction.

Sulphur Analysis by WD-XRF ASTM D2622

Rigaku offers WD-XRF solutions that comply with ASTM D2622 for sulfur analysis in petroleum products. Their application note showcases the performance of Micro Z-ULS, Supermini 200, and ZSX Primus.

Polymers as studied by thermal analysis

The study of polymers is frequently performed by thermal analysis techniques such as calorimetry, DSC, TGA, and TMA.

Computer Assisted Hopper Design for Shear Test Users.

Online Webinar Online Webinar Ring Shear Testers Ring Shear Testers have been designed to do more than for…

What products are made from petroleum?

When people hear the word petroleum, they generally think of fuel for transport, be that cars, trucks, trains or aviation, as…

Melting and Crystallisation of Phase Change Materials

Phase change materials (PCMs) are substances that can absorb or release large amounts of latent heat…

Electroless Nickel Plating

Electroless nickel plating (ENP) is a technique for protecting materials from corrosion, wear and abrasion. It is widely…

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An Introduction to Ion Beam Milling (IBM)

Ion beam milling produces a sample which is thin, smooth, and free of surface debris. The technique is suitable…

What is total organic carbon?

What is Total Organic Carbon? All organic molecules have carbon in them: Total organic carbon (TOC) is the measure of the concentration of organic carbon in…

Automated Environmental Testing: Introducing the EasyPREP range from…

Full UK compliance will become mandatory by August 2022 for AOX legislation such as DIN ISO 9652, EPA…

Webinar: AOX (adsorbable organic halogens) in wastewater

Compliance with ISO 9562 will be introduced to the UK wastewater testing regime in 2022. This standard specifies..

AOX112 autosampler for liquids
Improve the reliability of your plant machinery with on site oil.. 

When will this take place? This webinar will take place on Monday 5th of July at 14:00 and will last 1h approx. 

2021 In Person XRF theory course open to all X-Ray Fluorescence

When is the XRF course? 12th-16th July 2021 By popular demand, we have pleasure in announcing our 2019 XRF…

Webinar Series: Analysis, Testing and process solutions for FOOD

Thursday 27th May 2021 – Online SciMed are once again holding their popular one-day seminar on techniques…

Which Bowman XRF plating thickness tester is best for you?

Register to access the webinar recording SciMed has been a UK distributor of analysers and testers for 4…

Double Webinar: Sample digestion by microwave and analysis of difficult matrices

Thursday 29th April 2021 A new dawn has risen in the world of microwave digestion with the MultiView from SCP Science: this…

Webinar: The Characterisation of phase change materials by thermal analysis

Thursday 20th May 2021 – 11:00AM lasting 1H maximum Energy saving has never been more important and Phase…

Hydrogen molecule
Latest developments in analytical and characterisation methods

Thursday 22nd April 2021 – Online SciMed are once again holding their popular one-day seminar on techniques…

Blend monitoring using integrated NIR in partnership with

WEDNESDAY 31st of March at 11:00 GMT Using online near infrared PAT sensors isn’t new in the Quality By Design…

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Webinar day: for the petroleum industry. latest testing methods

Wednesday 3rd March 2021 – Online SciMed are once again holding their popular one-day seminar on techniques…

Understanding Chemical Reaction Hazards

This event has now taken place. You can still register to access our recording of the webinar   The consequences of…

You call that a stirred reactor?


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