Particle Counters

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Algae Analysis Instrumentation Images Florida Toxic Algal Cells

August 8, 2016

FlowCam® Cyano Algae Analysis System Identifies Culprit in State of Emergency Scarborough, ME, USA: The water sample taken from the St. Lucie River near the coastline of Ft. Pierce, Florida was loaded with blue-green algae when it arrived in Ben Spaulding's lab in Scarborough, Maine. As laboratory manager for Fluid Imaging Technologies (, Spaulding ran the thick,... Read More

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Multi-Analysis System counts particles in oils.

December 12, 2014

With Model CSM 02, users can count particles and solid contamination in hydraulic and lubrication fluids as well as analyze other important oil parameters, such as water saturation, temperature, viscosity, and relative dielectric constant in stationary or mobile applications. In addition, system is suitable for analyzing foamed oils in large gearboxes and flushing test stands. With WSPS 05 and/or IVS 01 sensors, system can provide additional monitoring and preventative maintenance capabilities. Read More

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Handheld Particle Counter displays counts in 3 seconds.

November 26, 2014

Completely self-contained with internal battery and sample pump, 4-channel Model 804 allows users to choose from 7 particle sizes ranging from 0.3–10.0 microns. Portable, programmable unit offers user-selectable sampling time up to 1 minute and displays counts in as little as 3 seconds. Capable of storing up to 2,500 records that may be output to spreadsheet format via computer software, counter uses USB interface for data download and field firmware upgrades. Read More

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Sensor Monitoring Unit displays key contamination data.

September 23, 2014

In addition to allowing live display of TCM ISO code, TWS water concentration, and fluid temperature, SMU Sensor Monitoring Unit will store data for later retrieval. TestMate® Particle Counter, TPM, can be ordered without internal pump, which can be installed in systems with operating pressures up to 5,000 psi. Pump-less version can also be ordered with Viton® seals allowing unit to be used with Phosphate Ester Fluids. Read More

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Remote Particle Counters feature integrated pump.

June 11, 2014

Designed to eliminate need for external vacuum source, AeroTrak® 6310, 6510, and 6510-VHP feature hot-swap combined particle sensor and blower assembly condensed into 316L stainless steel enclosure. Systems come standard with four 4–20 mA analog inputs that integrate local environmental parameters such as room pressure, temperature, and relative humidity. Environmental data, as well as particle counts, are transmitted back to facility monitoring software via Ethernet or RS 485. Read More

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Remote Particle Counters resist damage from VHP.

March 27, 2014

Designed with Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide-resistant coatings and materials, AeroTrak® 7510-VHP Series is suited for GMP manufacturing applications where accidental VHP exposure can occur. Units integrate with FMS validated monitoring software and can store up to 3,000 sample records for data redundancy. Powered via PoE or local power supply, counters offer variety of connectivity options, including TCP/IP, serial Modbus RTU communications, or 4-20 mA analog outputs. Read More

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Beckman Coulter Particle Characterization and Counting Announces Partnership with Wyatt Technology

March 11, 2014

Companies to Develop and Market Products Designed for Nanoparticle Characterization MIAMI – Beckman Coulter Life Sciences today announced an agreement with Wyatt Technology Corporation enabling collaboration on products, applications and technical development.  The partnership brings together Wyatt's expertise in protein characterization, light scattering and biophysics with Beckman... Read More

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Particle and Cell Counter features 10 micron aperture.

March 5, 2014

With 10 micron aperture, Multisizer 4e obtains accurate count, size, and mass distribution for particles and cells ranging from 0.2–1,600 microns. Digital Pulse Processing provides high-resolution analysis in up to 400 channels and dynamic size measurements in real-time. High-speed signal digitalization allows use of various pulse parameters for more accurate cell and particle characterization. Using smart technology, sample management system provides consistency from one analysis to next. Read More

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Particle Analysis System detects particles in rinse water.

May 9, 2013

Operating on-line within production or processing line, FlowCAM®-ES detects, images, counts, and measures metal particles in rinse water to verify effectiveness of rinse step in removing contaminants. System automatically extracts, dilutes, and runs samples of water, taking digital image of each particle detected and revealing actual size and shape using more than 30 measurement parameters, all in real-time. FlowCAM technology excels in testing wash water where particulates measure 2–800 µm. Read More

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Airborne Particle Counter suits HVAC and IAQ professionals. .

May 15, 2012

Equipped with 3.5 in. QVGC color display with backlight and intuitive icons, Fluke® 985 measures airborne particles to troubleshoot and monitor indoor air quality. Unit features 6 particle size channels with range of 0.3-10 µm, and provides in-device storage of 10,000 records for access to historical data. Data can be presented in traditional tabular format or as trend graph and exported to USB memory stick or directly to PC via USB or Ethernet cable. Read More

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CyberOptics to Discuss Tool Qualification Capabilities of WaferSense® Airborne Particle Sensor at Semicon West 2012

May 11, 2012

CyberOptics Semiconductor ( will discuss the tool qualification features of its WaferSense® Airborne Particle Sensor (APS) as it is used to measure the presence and density of airborne particles inside fab tools during Semicon West 2012 in Booth No. 2406. CyberOptics will also display its complete WaferSense family of wireless metrology devices including the Auto... Read More

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CyberOptics Semiconductor's WaferSense® Airborne Particle Sensor Is Finalist for Prism Award

November 28, 2011

CyberOptics' WaferSense® Airborne Particle Sensor is a finalist in the Prism Awards presented by SPIE and Photonics Media. The Prism Awardsis an international competition recognizing cutting-edge products that break conventional ideas and improve life through photonics. The program uniquely recognizes scientific innovation among trend-setting technological and industrial categories. The... Read More

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Airborne Particle Counter verifies safety of IAQ.

October 7, 2011

Featuring portable, bench-top design, Model BT-637 monitors particulate matter, temperature, and relative humidity. Unit features 6 channel sizes from 0.3-5.0 microns and includes blue LCD that can be read from 3 m away. Audible alarm alerts user to particulate levels beyond selected limits. Operating on battery or AC adapter, counter exceeds ISO 14644-1 standard for minimum sample volume of 2.0 Lpm and uses USB flash drive to store up to 8,000 records. Read More

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Airborne Particle Sensor analyzes wafer contamination.

February 11, 2011

With detection range down to 0.1 µm, WaferSense® moves through semiconductor process equipment and automation material handling systems to monitor airborne particles. Unit reports information in real-time, allowing engineers to validate wafer contamination. With wireless communication and wafer-like shape compatible with existing automation, sensor speeds tool qualification. Available in 200, 300, and 450 mm sizes, sensor can also establish baseline and ensure operations continue on baseline. Read More

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Portable 6-Channel Particle Counter has bench-top form factor.

October 7, 2010

Intended for indoor environment monitoring and process verification, BT-637 is capable of continuous, real-time monitoring at 0.1 cfm and features volumetric flow control and recharge time under 3 hr. Instrument can log up to 8,000 records and be customized with user-preferred size and alarm monitoring settings. Offering connectivity via RS-232, RS-485, Analog (0-5 V), and USB interfaces, counter also integrates memory stick port for data transfer and comes with computer software. Read More

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Particle Imaging Systems use hi-res cameras, analysis software.

July 30, 2010

FlowCAM Benchtop, Portable, Submersible, V-1000, and Birefringent XPL models, as well as PetroCAM model for oil analysis, feature VisualSpreadsheet© v2.4 particle image analysis software and high resolution camera. Suited for use applications where understanding true size and shape of particles and microorganisms is crucial, system takes digital images of individual particles and microscopic organisms, measures each based on measurement parameters, and saves images and data for analysis. Read More

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Image Analyzer from Malvern Offers Reference Technique for Sizing HPLC Column Materials

August 10, 2009

28 July 2009: Malvern, UK: Malvern Instruments has published work demonstrating how the Sysmex FPIA-3000 image analysis-based particle characterization system provides a reference method for validating particle size measurements of the porous silica materials used in high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) columns. An application note detailing this is available on the Malvern website:... Read More

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Making Solar Cell Production Greener Malvern Particle Image Analyzer Enables Recycling of Abrasive Slurry

December 30, 2008

16 December 2008: Malvern, UK: The Sysmex Flow Particle Image Analyzer FPIA-3000 from Malvern Instruments is proving to be the ideal tool for monitoring the deterioration of abrasive slurries used in the wire saw cutting process in solar cell production. Fast, efficient quantitative particle analysis provided by the Sysmex FPIA-3000 enables manufacturers to recycle slurry without compromising... Read More

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Malvern Instruments Sees Continued Sales Growth for Sysmex FPIA 3000 in Abrasives Market

June 20, 2008

Trend highlights importance of particle shape for abrasive manufacturers<4444>12 June 2008: Malvern, UK: Continued growth in sales into the abrasives industry is highlighting the value of the Sysmex FPIA-3000 particle characterization system from Malvern Instruments for products whose performance is sensitive to particle shape. The fully automated Sysmex FPIA-3000 delivers statistically relevant... Read More

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Liquid Particle Counter has sensitivity of 50 nm.

July 27, 2007

Liquid particle counter, NanoCount 50, is comprised of sensor, counting electronics, and flow meter, all housed in NEMA-rated enclosure. Measuring 9 x 6 x 9 in., system provides footprint that facilitates integration into process equipment for point-of-use semiconductor ultrapure process applications. Read More