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Malvern Instruments Ltd

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laboratory and research supplies & equipment

GPC/SEC System analyzes polymers and proteins.

January 30, 2015

Integrating sample separation via OMNISEC RESOLVE module with high sensitivity analysis using OMNISEC REVEAL multi-detector array, OMNISEC Platform is suitable for analyzing natural or synthetic polymers, proteins, and macromolecules. OMNISEC REVEAL's light scattering detector can measure molecular weights as low as 200 Da or injection masses of 100 ng. OMNISEC RESOLVE consists of sample degasser, pump, autosampler, and column oven, each optimized for precise, high-resolution separations. Read More

material handling & storage, test & measuring instruments

Liquid Dispersion Unit provides particle size measurement.

November 6, 2014

Using just 6 mL of sample, Mastersizer 3000 Hydro SV delivers reliable particle size measurement with ability to recover sample following analysis. Wet dispersion accessory extends smarter particle sizing to small volume measurements, enabling particle size information to be obtained in early stages of product development, when material availability is extremely limited. Unique cuvette design enables representative sample measurement across wide range of particle sizes. Read More

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Dispersion Monitor, Small-Volume Cell aid particle size analysis.

October 24, 2014

Mastersizer 3000 accessories reduce time of developing and validating methods for pharmaceutical particle size analysis. While lens-less Hydro Sight enables real-time visual monitoring of dispersion, Hydro SV cell allows method development and particle size analysis with few milliliters of sample. Measurements of size and shape distribution, along with dispersion index, provide continuous insight into dispersion behavior and confirm consistency and completeness of dispersion process. Read More

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Characterization Software simplifies protein analysis by SEC.

September 29, 2014

OmniSEC 5.1 facilitates integration of Viscotek Size Exclusion Chromatography (SEC) detectors with Waters Empower®-driven SEC systems for optimized protein characterization. Eliminating need to input analytical sequences in duplicate, software makes integrated system that facilitates use and offers accelerated set-up while reducing error risk. OmniSEC 5.1 BIO, also available, offers calculation methods and terminology directly tailored to needs of protein scientists. Read More

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Nanoparticle Tracking/Analysis Systems offer optimized software.

July 23, 2014

NanoSight NS300, LM10, and NS500, using Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA), characterize 10–2,000 nm nanoparticles in solution. Driving system functionality, NTA v3.0 software provides usability-optimized interface that facilitates and accelerates access to programs and protocols. Software also incorporates high-resolution particle size distribution algorithm, offers vibration correction, and supports advanced image analysis as well as particle detection and tracking. Read More

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DLS/Raman Spectrometer allows advanced protein structure analysis.

July 11, 2014

Zetasizer Helix combines Zetasizer dynamic light scattering (DLS) technology, used for sizing of proteins and other biomolecules, with Raman spectroscopy, which enables monitoring of changes in secondary and tertiary protein structure, for early stage biopharmaceutical development. While minimizing required sample volume, combined functionality provides insight into protein folding, unfolding, aggregation, agglomeration, and oligomerization. Read More

software, test & measuring instruments

Particle Size Analyzer Software speeds method development.

April 17, 2014

Available for Mastersizer 3000 laser diffraction particle size analyzer, Mastersizer 3000 v3.00 software includes smart operational features, such as Optical Property Optimizer, which allows users to manipulate optical properties necessary to calculate particle size distributions from laser diffraction data, helping them to experimentally determine ideal settings for given application. Result emulation tool eases process of transferring methods from other particle sizing techniques. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers, test & measuring instruments

Analytical Instrument offers viscosity and molecular sizing.

August 7, 2013

Designed to help solve key analytical challenges at preformulation stage of pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical development, automated Viscosizer 200 delivers viscosity and molecular size data on UV-active samples, using volumes of less than 10 µL. Temperature-controlled instrument measures viscosity from 0.9–120 cP and hydrodynamic radius from 0.2–100 nm, in samples at concentrations from 0.1 to >300 mg/mL. Integrated carousel autosampler can be configured with up to 45 vial positions. Read More

laboratory and research supplies & equipment

Light Scattering Detector targets GPC/SEC applications.

August 1, 2013

Supporting up to 20 angles, Viscotek SEC-MALS 20 measures absolute molecular weight for range of macromolecular applications and supplies radius of gyration (Rg) measurements for molecules larger than 10–15 nm. Incorporation of vertical flow cell with radial optics maximizes sensitivity and accuracy for low angle detection. Using OmniSEC software to analyze signals, Viscotek SEC-MALS 20 is available as standalone unit or integrated within multi-detector Viscotek GPC/SEC systems. Read More

test & measuring instruments

Particle Characterization System can carry out fiber analysis.

July 18, 2013

Nominally, Morphologi G3 measures size and shape of particles by way of image analysis. Software extends this instrument's inherent capabilities to include detailed measurement of fibers. Specifically, software function delivers accurate measurement of fiber-specific parameters — total length, width, straightness, and elongation — to provide detailed understanding of individual properties essential from R&D through to manufacturing and QC. Read More

controls & controllers, software

Interface Software enables integration of multiple analyzers.

January 22, 2013

Equipped with drivers that provide single interface for Mastersizer 2000, Mastersizer 3000, and Zetasizer Nano analyzers, Malvern Link II software permits secure connection with all types of automated control systems, including DCS, SCADA, and PLC. Through interface, users can establish automated monitoring and rapidly implement closed loop control with minimal expert engineering input. Read More

test & measuring instruments

Molecular Size, Weight Detector increases GPC/SEC productivity.

December 4, 2012

Able to increase experimental productivity by maximizing information flow from single experiment, Zetasizer µV size and molecular weight detector can be connected to existing gel permeation/size exclusion chromatography (GPC/SEC) system using standard chromatography tubing. Results reporting and analysis for this dual integrated light scattering system are handled via OmniSEC software, and cuvette mode allows characterization of discrete samples with just 2 µL of material. Read More

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Dynamic Light Scattering System hastens protein characterization.

October 3, 2012

Zetasizer Nano ZSP enables high-sensitivity measurement of zeta potential for accelerated measurement of electrophoretic mobility of proteins and calculation of protein charge key parameters. Requiring 20 µL of sample, instrument measures zeta potential at concentrations down to 1 mg/mL. Measurement quality is optimized via software that combines size and zeta potential measurements; mobility measurements performed in groups of sub-runs; and automatic measurement settings optimization. Read More

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DLS System supports protein measurement, microrheology.

September 21, 2012

Dynamic light scattering (DLS) system, Zetasizer Nano ZSP, can measure zeta potential (electrophoretic mobility) of proteins via included software that controls data acquisition. Guiding user through measurement while assessing and reporting on data quality, software also allows rheological characterization of weakly-structured and highly strain-sensitive materials using microliter sample volumes. Read More

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Particle Size Analyzer handles friable dry powders.

November 11, 2011

Equipped with Aero dry dispersion unit, Mastersizer 3000 can measure materials from cement to coffee, cohesive minerals to fragile pharmaceuticals, from 0.1 micron to 3.5 mm in dry state. Modular dispersion venturi system lets user select appropriate dispersion mechanism for samples and maintains integrity of fragile particles. Optional venturi, which disperses sample with direct impaction mechanism, can be used for aggressive break up of agglomerates and cohesive materials. Read More

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Particle Size Analyzer uses laser diffraction technology.

September 22, 2011

With extended dynamic range that spans 0.01-3,500 microns, Mastersizer 3000 laser diffraction particle size analyzer delivers precise wet and dry measurements across the milli-, micro- and nano-meter size ranges. Data acquisition rates of 10 kHz ensures accuracy even for materials with broad size distributions. Included software offers data generation tailored to individual customer needs, and wet and dry dispersion units provide rapid dispersion for wide range of sample types. Read More

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Particle Sizing Instruments use diffusion barrier method.

September 6, 2011

Zetasizer products eliminate protein denaturation when measuring zeta potential using electrophoretic light scattering (ELS). Utilization of U-shaped disposable capillary cell promotes accuracy and repeatability of zeta potential results for proteins. Diffusion barrier method protects protein by keeping it away from electrodes within pool of buffer, preventing aggregation thereby ensuring measured zeta potential is only that of native protein. Read More

test & measuring instruments

Particle Size Analyzer measures slurries and emulsions.

August 9, 2011

Using laser diffraction to measure particles from 0.1-2,500 microns, Insitec L provides real-time measurement of solid and liquid particulates in dilute and concentrated liquid streams such as pharmaceuticals and minerals. Analyzer incorporates telephoto lens, which combines stability, optical alignment, and vibration tolerance. Unit features triclamping and uses 316L stainless steel in manufacture of all metal parts, making it suited for use in GAMP4 processes and where CIP/SIP is required. Read More

laboratory and research supplies & equipment, test & measuring instruments

Zeta Potential Measurement Cell handles concentrated samples.

October 2, 2009

Designed for Zetasizer Nano particle characterization system, ZEN1010 enables measurement in samples up to 40% w/v. Design incorporates minimized optical path length and takes just 150 µl sample in measurement area. Although it operates as standard cell, ZEN1010 allows zeta potential measurements in highly concentrated samples. By requiring less sample dilution, it supports optimized maintenance of pH and chemical structure of sample for directly relevant zeta potential measurement. Read More

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Particle Sizer targets automated cement plant laboratories.

August 12, 2009

Suited for off-,on-, and at-line cement analysis, laser diffraction particle sizing system Insitec Cement LabSizer offers high performance for large volume dry powder samples and delivers consistent particle size measurements. System can measure samples from 5 g to more than 150 g. Providing tool-free access to both sample feeder and measurement cell, modular instrument is compatible with any user set-up. Read More

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