Product News: Test & Measuring Instruments
Rotational Rheometers use optimized air bearing technology.
Press Release Summary:
November 4, 2013 - With optimized air bearing technology that reduces inherent torque bias, Kinexus pro+ and Kinexus ultra+ minimize data corrections and offer extended torque range. Instruments deliver characterization of dispersions, complex fluids, and soft solids in industries ranging from pharmaceutical drug development to food quality testing. Dual-action capabilities support advanced shear and vertical testing that enable detailed investigation of structural characteristics of dispersed systems.
Original Press Release
Malvern Instruments Launches New Models of the Kinexus Rotational Rheometer
Press release date: October 17, 2013
Kinexus pro+ and Kinexus ultra+ capitalize on and extend the market-defining strengths of the Bohlin rheometers that precede them and which are known for their low torque, high sensitivity measurement. Bohlin and its portfolio of rheometers became part of Malvern Instruments in 2003, adding the strengths in rheometer design that resulted in the launch of the Kinexus range of rotational rheometers in 2008. The new enhancements to Malvern’s air bearing technology included in the Kinexus pro+ and Kinexus ultra+ further reduce the inherent torque bias that exists in all rotational rheometer bearings. This development minimizes data corrections and extends the torque range of the instrument. As a result Kinexus ultra+ delivers the widest torque range of any Kinexus rheometer model to date.
Malvern’s Kinexus rheometers deliver high performance characterization of dispersions, complex fluids and soft solids and are used within a diverse range of industries and applications - from pharmaceutical drug development through to food quality testing. The Kinexus platform has dual-action capabilities for advanced shear and vertical testing that enable detailed investigation of the structural characteristics of dispersed systems. The Kinexus rSpace software user interface has broken new ground in using sequence-driven operation, which delivers both the flexibility of test design needed in academic research and the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) protocols essential to consistent testing in an industrial environment.
Malvern’s range of rheometers is supported by a global network of rheology experts, whose experience, applications expertise and know-how help users in all areas of industry and academia to get maximum benefit from their investment. www.malvern.com/rheometers
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About Malvern Instruments
Malvern provides the materials and biophysical characterization technology and expertise that enables scientists and engineers to understand and control the properties of dispersed systems. These systems range from proteins and polymers in solution, particle and nanoparticle suspensions and emulsions, through to sprays and aerosols, industrial bulk powders and high concentration slurries. Used at all stages of research, development and manufacturing, Malvern’s materials characterization instruments provide critical information that helps accelerate research and product development, enhance and maintain product quality and optimize process efficiency.
Our products reflect Malvern’s drive to exploit the latest technological innovations and our commitment to maximizing the potential of established techniques. They are used by both industry and academia, in sectors ranging from pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals to bulk chemicals, cement, plastics and polymers, energy and the environment.
Malvern systems are used to measure particle size, particle shape, zeta potential, protein charge, molecular weight, mass, size and conformation, rheological properties and for chemical identification, advancing the understanding of dispersed systems across many different industries and applications.
Headquartered in Malvern, UK, Malvern Instruments has subsidiary organizations in all major European markets, North America, China, Japan and Korea, a joint venture in India, a global distributor network and applications laboratories around the world. www.malvern.com
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