Category: powders and particles

Oct 30

Particle size distribution analysis

X-rays imaging at high resolution allows visualization and quantification of any type of sample, including particles and powders. X-ray computed tomography in the micro and even nano scale is now possible, as a service facility in Stellenbosch University. Here we present the advantages of using the method for particles and powder characterization. The full 3D …

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Jan 10


Have you ever wondered how a pill looks like on the inside? In this example, a headache capsule from a leading¬†pharmaceuticals company¬†was scanned to demonstrate the internal packing and density variations. This kind of inspection could be useful to optimize production, limit the inclusion of metallic or other dense particles and ensure even distribution of …

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