FlowCam® Particle Analysis for Materials Characterization

FlowCam for materials characterization - images of printer toner, abrasives, microencapsulationApplications of particle analysis for materials characterization are evolving constantly. From the characterization of printer toner and superabrasives, ion exchange resins to column packing material, additive manufacturing, polymer composition analysis, to chemicals, cosmetics formulations, and microencapsulation processes. If it’s a liquid, or can be suspended in a liquid, you can analyze it on the FlowCam flow imaging microscope. Read a list of the novel samples run in our onsite lab in our 20 year history.

How will you know if the FlowCam will work for you? Send us a sample. We will analyze it on the FlowCam, walk you through the results on our image analysis software, VisualSpreadsheet®, and give you a trial license to the software so you can re-process your data as you wish. 

The FlowCam captures high-resolution, digital images of particles suspended in a liquid medium. Over 40 physical parameters are measured from each image while the data is processed with VisualSpreadsheet. Use real digital images to verify the size, shape, and identity of your particles. 

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  • Image and analyze particles 300 nm to 5 mm
  • Measure 40+ physical parameters per particle
  • Quantify particles in sample
  • Perform statistical calculations 
  • Generate size distribution curves
  • Visually verify particulate identity with high-resolution images

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Customer Quote:

“We weren't sure if the FlowCam was going to work for us. We manufacture a dense colloid. But the lab staff at Fluid Imaging Technologies was able to develop a method on the FlowCam that worked. We scheduled an analysis and received results promptly after they received [the sample]. We were involved during the method development process and were were walked through the results via an online web conference. We were pleased with the performance and the professionality of the team. A nice way to test the product before purchasing." 

 - FlowCammer, USA, 2018


 

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