Understanding the Physical Size and Range of Materials Utilizing Particle Size Distribution Analysis
Advanced MicroAnalytical offers particle size distribution analysis, along with a complete range of other material testing services.
Salem, NH, May 21st, 2020
Determining the size and range of particles from a material can be accomplished through particle size distribution (PSD) analysis. The size and properties of these materials are often critical factors in determining how materials work together, their appropriateness for use and even what effect they may have on air quality. Effective engineering and planning requires material knowledge that inevitably includes sizing. Particle size distribution analysis can provide answers when seeking to create new materials and.......[Read More]
Optical Microscopy Services from Advanced MicroAnalytical Provide Answers to Forensic, Production and R&D Questions
Advanced MicroAnalytical offers optical microscopy, along with a wide range of other techniques, to develop solutions to challenges faced by industry.
Salem, NH, May 6th, 2020
There are many types of optical microscopes and each can provide crucial information to an experienced scientist or materials engineer searching for answers. This traditional form of microscopy, utilizing magnification and light, was invented back in the 18th century. Today, optical microscopy analysis forms the basis of many forensic investigations. The ability to highlight specific materials or particles of interest quickly and with minimal preparation makes optical analysis a ‘go to’ first step for a.......[Read More]
Inductively Coupled Plasma is a Powerful Analytical Tool for Industrial Quality Control Applications, Contamination Analysis and More
Advanced MicroAnalytical offers inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS), inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy (ICP-OES) and other cutting edge material testing services.
Salem, NH, April 14th, 2020 Two popular techniques for analyzing elemental and trace metals in a wide range of matrices include inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) and inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy (ICP-OES), also known as also known as inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy (ICP-AES). These highly sensitive analytical techniques are used by industry to identify and quantify elemental and trace metals, including heavy metals, from various solutions, chemicals, metals, polymers,.......[Read More]
Utilizing Glow-Discharge Optical Emission Spectroscopy to Provide Industry with High Resolution Surface and Depth Profiling Solutions
Advanced MicroAnalytical offers GD-OES and other spectroscopic methods to offer quantitative analysis of metals, semiconductors and non-metallic solids.
Salem, NH, March 31st, 2020 In many of the products designed for use in the automotive, aerospace, marine and even everyday applications, structural parts and semiconductor components depend on the precise control of the microstructure and chemical composition of their surface or subsurface layers to work properly. The accuracy of these parts and components has been carefully planned and is essential to achieve unique properties, corrosion resistance or other performance requirements. One powerful method that is available to analyze these.......[Read More]
Material Hardness Testing Provides Industry with Answers to Product Development, Quality Control, Failure Analysis and Other Critical Questions
Advanced MicroAnalytical offers hardness, micro-hardness and other material testing services for bulk metals, ceramics, polymers and composites on a wide range of devices.
Salem, NH, March 11th, 2020 Material hardness is a critical measurement for both product durability and functionality. It is a characteristic that can be measured by a material’s resistance to localized deformation caused by abrasion or mechanical indentation. There are various forms of hardness testing, including rebound hardness, indentation hardness and scratch hardness. Rebound hardness (dynamic hardness) testing measures hardness related to material elasticity. Indentation hardness testing measures resistance to material.......[Read More]
The Power of Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry to Provide Answers to Challenging Industrial and Environmental Questions
Advanced MicroAnalytical provides gas chromatography, gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and other advanced techniques to support quality control efforts in industry and to identify environmental substances and compounds.
Salem, NH, March 6th, 2020 Two highly effective techniques used by industry to answer questions associated with material science and quality control, and by forensic and environmental professionals to separate and identify substances from a sample, are gas chromatography (GC) and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). These analytical methods can be put to use to detect a broad spectrum substances and compounds, even when only a very small sample is available for analysis. Gas chromatography is a commonly used separation technique in.......[Read More]
Focused Ion Beam (FIB) Sectioning with SEM/TEM Analysis Provides Subsurface Analysis and Insight for Manufacturers and Semiconductor Fabricators
Advanced MicroAnalytical provides material analysis utilizing focused ion beam scanning electron microscopy (FIB-SEM) and other advanced material testing techniques to provide precise answers to clients’ exacting questions.
Salem, NH, February 5th, 2020 In recent years, dual beam FIB-FESEM instruments have gained increasing adoption in manufacturing, process development and failure analysis due to their exceptional versatility and precision. The use of a focused ion beam (FIB) creates a very finely focused beam of ions from a reservoir source that can be rastered, focused and controlled with electrostatic deflectors and lenses. The ions can be scanned over a sample surface to image the material with secondary electron generation, similar to an SEM. However, the.......[Read More]
Materials Science Laboratory Offers Elemental Mapping Solutions to Provide Answers to Questions on the Microstructure Level
Advanced MicroAnalytical provides elemental mapping and other material testing services to communicate complex information to clients in an efficient and compelling manner.
Salem, NH, January 20th, 2020 Elemental mapping leverages the compositional precision inherent in techniques such as energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy (EDS) microanalysis and combines it with high resolution imaging to present complex data in an accessible and visually striking format. This makes it possible to communicate complex information in an effective and powerful manner for those seeking answers to material questions at the microstructure level. It is based on compiling extremely specific elemental composition data across an area.......[Read More]