Identifying Microplastics to Support Industry and Environmental Research Efforts
Advanced MicroAnalytical offers Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy and other material testing services to identify and quantify microplastics.
Salem, NH, September 4th, 2020
Microplastics have been manufactured for use in drug delivery and products such as cosmetics. They are also considered a potential environmental hazard by many scientists. Described by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as plastic fragments less than 5 mm in length, microplastics are further categorized into primary and secondary microplastics. Primary microplastics include microbeads, plastic pellets and other manufactured raw plastic materials. Secondary microplastics.......[Read More]
Transmission Electron Microscopy Services from Advanced MicroAnalytical Provide Industry with Detailed Images and the Answers to Material Challenges
Advanced MicroAnalytical offers material and surface testing solutions utilizing TEM and other advanced techniques.
Salem, NH, August 26th, 2020
Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) is a scientific technique used for imaging and analysis of structure and morphology at exceptionally high resolutions using an electron beam transmitted through a very small or thin prepared section of a sample. TEM creates images of samples at magnifications far surpassing the capabilities of optical microscopy, even down to atomic lattice line structure resolution. TEM with energy-dispersive X-ray analysis (EDX), along with scanning electron microscopy (SEM) with.......[Read More]
X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy is a Powerful Technique Used by Industry to Analyze the Surface Chemistry of Materials
Advanced MicroAnalytical offers X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and other cutting edge testing services to support the material and surface engineering needs of clients in many industries.
Salem, NH, August 18th, 2020
X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), also known as electron spectroscopy for chemical analysis (ESCA), is an important tool used for surface science and determining the chemical analysis of a wide range of materials. XPS allows for an extensive variety of elements to not only be identified and quantified, but also for chemical state information regarding these elements to be determined. XPS works by bombarding a vacuum stable sample with a concentrated beam of X-rays. This allows for the interaction.......[Read More]
3D Surface Profiling of Engineered Materials and Devices from Advanced MicroAnalytical Provides Industry with Solutions
Advanced MicroAnalytical offers surface profiling, along with a wide range of other advanced material testing techniques, to support of a variety of industries.
Salem, NH, July 22nd, 2020
Measuring the three-dimensional topography of an item can provide answers to questions about essential precision materials under development, for products under production or in use, and for component failure investigations. Also referred to as surface profilometry, this advanced profiling technique can help determine fit, function and surface characteristics - both physical and chemical – on a wide variety of sample types and materials. In many industries, the challenges of manufacturing novel.......[Read More]
Mechanical and Physical Testing Services from Advanced MicroAnalytical Provide Answers to Material Science Challenges
Advanced MicroAnalytical offers a wide range of physical and mechanical testing, consulting and engineering services to support manufacturing, construction and new material development.
Salem, NH, July 13th, 2020
Industries from construction and manufacturing to aerospace, defense and the electronics industry all depend on mechanical testing to produce materials that perform as intended. A wide range of tests come under the envelope of mechanical and physical testing. These include tests that assess a material’s mechanical properties and those that determine the response of a material to a given action.
For example, physical testing of materials can be performed to determine the rate of failure for nearly any.......[Read More]
Scanning Electron Microscopy from Advanced MicroAnalytical Provides Answers to Material Challenges and Environmental Investigations
Advanced MicroAnalytical provides precision material testing utilizing SEM and other advanced techniques to provide clients with images and solutions for development, production, environmental and failure analysis.
Salem, NH, June 10th, 2020
Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) is one of the most versatile and frequently used instrumentation techniques in modern materials science, microanalysis and investigative applications. SEM analysis provides detailed, high resolution imaging capabilities at a very wide range of magnifications, ranging from 10x to 1Mx magnification on diverse samples. The technology works by generating an electron beam and then focusing, directing and rastering the beam across the surface of the sample. Electrons are either.......[Read More]
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy from Advanced MicroAnalytical Supports a Wide Range of Industries
Advanced MicroAnalytical offers nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and other innovative material testing services to support quality control efforts, research and development, and other initiatives.
Salem, NH, June 4th, 2020
Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy is an analytical technique that can be used to identify the chemical composition and structure of various organic and inorganic molecules from a solid or liquid state. It is a powerful tool used in chemistry to provide both quantitative and qualitative data. The sample to be analyzed is dissolved in a liquid and placed in a magnetic field. A radio frequency is sent through it, exciting the nuclei. When the radio frequency pulse is stopped, the nuclei return to their.......[Read More]
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]