Analytical instruments for measuring: separation and instability phenomena

i. e. sedimentation, flocculation, creaming, phase inversion, coalescence, Ostwald ripening

The whole sample

...instantaneously from top to bottom

Analytical instruments for measuring: Oil, gas oil & petrol

Crude oil dewatering, demulsifier selection, asphalthene stability.

Analytical instruments for measuring: Cosmetics, home & personal care

Direct accelerated stability tests of products. Particle properties of raw materials. Hair care, Sun care, Colour cosmetics, Cosmeceuticals.

Analytical instruments for measuring: Pharmaceutical products

Milling influence, dispersion stability, particle size distributions, emulsion stability, adjuvants, excipients. Human and animal health products.

Analytical instruments for measuring: Milk and dairy products

Direct real-time and accelerated stability tests of products. Particle properties of ingredients. Storage behaviour. Stability prediction.

Analytical instruments for measuring: Paints, lacquers, pigments and inks

Direct real-time and accelerated stability of undiluted products. Syneresis, Pigment segregation, freeze-thaw stability, size distribution, coating quality, coating adhesion and delamination.

Analytical instruments for measuring: Beverages, dressings & ketchup

Direct real-time and accelerated stability of undilute products. - Settling stability, beverage emulsions, droplet and particle density and size distributions, coalescence. Processing and filtration.

Analytical instruments for measuring: Ceramic materials

Sedimentation velocity. Clay characterization, syneresis, characterization of ceramic slurries, particle size distribution, green body homogeneity. Sediment concentration profiles.

Analytical instruments for measuring: Polymers & Latices, Sludges, Slurries

Direct accelerated stability tests. Evaluation of flocculation, coagulation and coalescence, flocculant selection, demulsifier selection, inclined settling, particle size distribution.

Analytical instruments for measuring: Lubricants and coolants

Direct real-time and accelerated emulsion stability, coalescence, emulsifier selection, lubricant aging, droplet size distribution. Processing and storage influence.

Analytical instruments for measuring: All kinds of coatings, Metallized polymers, Laminates

Determination of adhesive, cohesive & bonding strength of coatings, tensile, Pull-off, Shear & Fatigue testing.

Analytical instruments for measuring: Cyanoacrylates, epoxy adhesives, polyurethanes

Direct accelerated stability tests of formulations. Particle sizing. Testing of tensile strength of bonded joints & multilayer materials - Cyanoacrylates, Epoxy adhesives, Polyurethanes, Furniture, Foils, Films, Coatings.

NEWS

Press Release: Conference Report on 2016's International Workshop Dispersions Analysis and Materials Testing

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Press Release: Conference Report on 2016's International Workshop Dispersions Analysis and Materials Testing

 

Over 80 participants from 14 countries came together at this year’s workshop hosted by the LUM GmbH in Berlin (26-27 September 2016). CEO Prof. Dr. Dietmar Lerche welcomed 24 speakers representing companies, universities and other research institutes, which all use one or more of the LUM scientific instruments. The technical and scientific issues under discussion referred to the fields of particle characterization, mechanical strength, stability and processing. Four nominees for the Young Scientist Award 2016 presented their scientific work in a separate session.

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Hansen Solubility Parameters: Understanding the stability, behaviour and surface properties of nanoparticles and quantum dots

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Hansen Solubility Parameters: Understanding the stability, behaviour and surface properties of nanoparticles and quantum dots

Berlin, 14 November 2016: Devices based on quantum dots and smart nanoparticles are currently getting a lot of attention. For instance, the colours, contrast and brightness of displays based on quantum dots provide benefits for users of TVs and phones. In addition, such particles can create value when incorporated into novel materials. So, smart particles can be designed to respond to light or magnetic fields, or can be used as carriers to deliver medicines in a targeted manner...

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About LUM

LUM GmbH is a leading company in the following fields:

  • real-time & accelerated dispersion analysis
  • stability ranking & analysis
  • particle sizing & characterization
  • detection of destabilization phenomena
  • optimization of formulations and processing
  • materials testing
  • adhesion, cohesion and strength determination

Our LUM analysers are found in international chemical, food, cosmetics, pharmaceutical and most other industrial branches.

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Products

Our analysers conform to the international norms and guidelines:


ASTM D7827 DIN EN 14869-2 DIN EN 15870 ISO/TR 13097 ISO 13317 ISO 13318-2 ISO 4624 JIS K 5600-5-7

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