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Malvern Panalytical - Particle Characterization - Spraytec

Spray Particle and Spray Droplet Size Measurement

Malvern Instrument’s Spraytec laser diffraction system allows measurement of spray particle and spray droplet size distributions in real-time for more efficient product development of sprays and aerosols. It has been specifically designed to address the unique requirements for spray characterization and deliver robust, reproducible droplet size data.

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Technical Specifications

Principle Laser Light Scattering
Analysis Mie and Fraunhofer Scattering including a patented multiple scattering analysis
Data acquisition rate 10 kHz (Rapid mode)1 Hz (Continuous mode)
Maximum measurement time 30 s (Rapid mode)60 s (Continuous mode)
Optics- Light source Max 4 mW He-Ne Laser, 632.8 nm
Optics- Lens arrangement Fourier (parallel beam)
Optics- Lens focal length 300 mm and 750 mm
Optics- Measurement range 150 mm at 0.5 µm, extending to greater than 1 m above 5 µm
Detector- Arrangement 36 element log-spaced array
Detector- Angular range 0.015 - 17 degrees
Detector- Alignment Automatic
Sizing performance- Particle size 300 mm lens: 0.1 - 900 µm (Dv50: 0.5 - 600 µm)750 mm lens: 2 - 2000 µm (Dv50: 5 - 1600 µm)
Sizing performance- Accuracy Better than 1%
Sizing performance- Repeatability Better than 1%
Sizing performance- Reproducibility Better than 1%
Operating environment- Power 100 / 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Operating environment- Storage temperature -20°C to 50°C
Operating environment- Operating temperature 15°C to 40°C
Operating environment- Humidity 80% maximum (up to 31°C)Decreases linearly to 50% at 40%
  • Measurement across a wide size range (0.1 – 2000 microns) without requiring constant optics changes.

  • Resolve rapid changes in droplet size over time, by measuring up to 10,000 measurements a second.

  • Deliver accurate, concentration-independent results using a patented multiple scattering analysis.

  • Characterize wide spray plumes without risking optical contamination.

  • Simply reveal the dynamic changes in spray particle size through its unique size history analysis software.

Laser diffraction spray particle & spray droplet size measurement - Spraytec

Malvern Instruments' Spraytec is a laser diffraction particle size system designed to address the unique requirements of aerosol and spray droplet characterization. The flexibility of the Spraytec system makes it ideally suited to applications across a wide range of industries, from fundamental research and development through to product quality control and batch release testing. It delivers accurate, reproducible spray size analysis in an easy-to understand format, improving product understanding and control.

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  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Biopharmaceutical and Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical
Malvern PanalyticalMalvern Panalytical was formed by the merger of Malvern Instruments Limited and PANalytical B.V. on 1st January 2017, has headquarters in both Almelo (the Netherlands), and in Malvern (UK), and employs over 2,000 people worldwide. The combined entity is a strong player and innovator in the materials characterization market and will leverage the strengths of the individual companies in their end markets, ranging from building materials to pharmaceuticals and from metals and mining to nanomaterials.
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