Material Verification for Industrial QA/QC

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Rely on Thermo Scientific FTIR, UV-Vis, Rheology, and NMR instruments for the consistent and accurate analysis of incoming ingredients, in-process materials, and finished products. Designed for intuitive operation, even non-technical operators can quickly get results.

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Driving confidence in your process: Tools for FTIR QA/QC

Whether your data will be used in process control, in court or in assuring upstream and downstream quality, you need hardware and software tools designed to give your stakeholders—and you—confidence. The Thermo Scientific line of FTIR spectrometers provides everything you need, from ASTM compliance to digital signatures. This webinar will examine some of these tools and show practical processes for data-critical labs.

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FTIR spectrometers for quality control

Material verification technologies from Thermo Scientific

FTIR spectroscopy is an ideal analytical tool for both QC analysis to verify if materials meet specification, and analytical investigations to troubleshoot failures when they do occur. The utility of infrared for these purposes arises from the simplicity of sample analysis and data acquisition, coupled with the information-rich spectra that it provides. Thanks to its compact design and ruggedness, FTIR instrumentation can be located in the analytical laboratory or near the production line.  With its low cost, speed, and ease of analysis, FTIR is a method of choice for applications such as chemicals, polymers and plastics and food.

Nicolet iS5 FTIR Spectrometer
Fast, reliable answers for material identification and final product testing from the routine analytical lab to the production floor.  
Nicolet iS10 FTIR Spectrometer
The workhorse FTIR when you need reliability and performance with comprehensive tools to help comply with regulatory requirements.   
Nicolet iS50 FTIR Spectrometer
Automated touch-point operation and flexibility make the Nicolet iS50 spectrometer the ultimate tool for troubleshooting  problems in QA/QC analytical services.  
Nicolet iN5 FTIR Microscope
With point-and-shoot simplicity, the Nicolet iN5 microscope provides fast identification of microscopic unknowns such as defects and contaminants that may affect product quality and processes.
Nicolet iN10 Microscope
Ideal for food packaging and multilayer coatings, the Nicolet iN10 microscope can be used as a routine technique to analyze products or as a troubleshooting technique to identify defects or to study surfaces.
Nicolet iS5N FT-NIR Spectrometer
Built on the same platform as the Nicolet iS5 FTIR, the Nicolet iS5N spectrometer provides near-infrared capability in a compact, cost-effective package ideal for chemical and polymer  applications.
Nicolet iG50 FTIR Spectrometer
Combines the performance of a research FTIR with the ruggedness of an industrial analyzer for continuity to deploy from the lab to the plant.

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UV-Visible spectroscopy is one of the most common techniques for testing a variety of materials. It is routinely used for quantitative and semi-quantitative determination of different analytes including conjugated organic compounds, ions in aqueous solutions, and biological macromolecules. Because of its flexibility and simplicity, UV-Visible spectroscopy is relied upon to test a large number of parameters important for Quality Control (QC).

GENESYS 30 Visible Spectrophotometer
Delivering outstanding accuracy and stability at an entry level price, the GENESYS 30 spectrophotometer offers a bright, color display with simple controls, on-board method storage, and the option to save data to a memory stick or print it to an attached printer accessory. Technicians of all levels can easily obtain reliable, accurate results to confirm quality or inform next steps.
 
GENESYS 40 Vis/50 UV-Visible Spectrophotometers
Perform routine QC tests with the rugged GENESYS 40 or GENESYS 50 UV-Visible spectrophotometers. Offered in a single cell configuration, these instruments are designed with a sloping surface to shed spills and a washable sampling compartment for easy clean up. A 7-inch touchscreen interface, local control software (no PC needed) and optional Wi-Fi networking make these instruments ideal for the demands of the busy QC lab.
 
GENESYS 140 Vis/150 UV-Visible Spectrophotometers
Get the most for your QA/QC lab with the automated and network-ready GENESYS 140 Vis and GENESYS 150 UV-Visible spectrophotometers. Optimized for usability and performance, this platform features a high-resolution color touchscreen, optional Wi-Fi networking, and a rugged design built for repetitive, heavy use environments. Regarded worldwide for reliability, accuracy and reproducibility, GENESYS spectrophotometers will meet your expectations for advanced technology in a compact, robust package.
 
Evolution 201/220 UV-Visible Spectrophotometers
Bring a higher level of versatility and productivity to your lab with the Evolution 200 series UV-Vis spectrophotometers. Powerful, accessible Thermo Scientific™ INSIGHT™ software lets you configure simple or complex methods for precise analysis and clear reporting. Choose from a range of thermostatted cell changers and autosamplers to improve sample throughput, or select specialized reflectance and transmittance accessories for materials science analysis and QC.

Rheometers measure the properties of fluids and other complex materials for quality control, product development, and research applications. All of our rotational rheometers are robust instruments for advanced quality control in demanding environments. Viscometers are used to obtain the viscosity measurements that are needed for acceptance tests of newly delivered raw materials or stop/go decisions during production batch processes.

Fast, reliable HAAKE Viscotester 1 Plus and 2 Plus Handheld Viscometers combine portability and easy handling to deliver reliable measurements for quality and process control. The flexible HAAKE Viscotester E, D, and C Benchtop Viscometers offer multiple speeds and rotational spindles to comply with several ISO and ASTM standards including ISO 2555.
 
HAAKE Viscotester iQ Rheometers are reliable, compact and easy-to-operate quality control rheometers for optimized workflows. They offer single point viscosity measurements or extended flow characterization of formulations, convenient operation, and a range of measuring accessories that make it easy to find the best configuration for liquids up to semi-solid samples. 
 
Achieve complete rheological characterization over the broadest measuring range with the HAAKE MARS Rheometers. These high-end rotational rheometers are designed for extended material characterization, including the investigation of viscoelastic properties in rotation or oscillation modes. On top squeeze, penetration, tack or DMTA measurements of liquid or solid can be performed with low viscous up to solid materials. 
 
The HAAKE PCR (Process Control Rheometer) features innovative process control technology for online rheological measurements of melt index and melt viscosity.

Find the right rheometer for your needs

  HAAKE Viscotester iQ Series HAAKE MARS Rheometers
Rheometer type Portable rheometer with small footprint Benchtop rheometer with broad accessories for application-specific solutions
Sample range Low viscous to semi-solid in rotation; medium viscous to semi-solid in oscillation Water-like substance, semi-solid samples in oscillation and rotation
Lift Easy to operate manual lift for fast measuring gap settings Automatic lift for accurate adjustment of the smallest measuring gaps
Temperature range depending on temperature control module -20°C up to 180°C -150°C up to 600°C
Accessories Range of measuring geometries, container holder and application-specific accessories Broad range of measuring geometries, container holder, accessories for DMTA, tack testing, texture analysis, and application-specific accessories

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) is widely regarded as one of the most powerful and versatile analytical techniques available. NMR provides detailed qualitative structural information quickly and non-destructively, and because it is inherently quantitative, NMR does not require calibration.

picoSpin 80 Series II NMR Spectrometer
Bring the power of NMR spectroscopy to your analytical lab with the picoSpin 80 spectrometer. Coupled with the picoSpin’s industry-leading, three-year warranty, the robust injection-based design increases safety and throughput without sacrificing reliability. 

 

FTIR spectroscopy is an ideal analytical tool for both QC analysis to verify if materials meet specification, and analytical investigations to troubleshoot failures when they do occur. The utility of infrared for these purposes arises from the simplicity of sample analysis and data acquisition, coupled with the information-rich spectra that it provides. Thanks to its compact design and ruggedness, FTIR instrumentation can be located in the analytical laboratory or near the production line.  With its low cost, speed, and ease of analysis, FTIR is a method of choice for applications such as chemicals, polymers and plastics and food.

Nicolet iS5 FTIR Spectrometer
Fast, reliable answers for material identification and final product testing from the routine analytical lab to the production floor.  
Nicolet iS10 FTIR Spectrometer
The workhorse FTIR when you need reliability and performance with comprehensive tools to help comply with regulatory requirements.   
Nicolet iS50 FTIR Spectrometer
Automated touch-point operation and flexibility make the Nicolet iS50 spectrometer the ultimate tool for troubleshooting  problems in QA/QC analytical services.  
Nicolet iN5 FTIR Microscope
With point-and-shoot simplicity, the Nicolet iN5 microscope provides fast identification of microscopic unknowns such as defects and contaminants that may affect product quality and processes.
Nicolet iN10 Microscope
Ideal for food packaging and multilayer coatings, the Nicolet iN10 microscope can be used as a routine technique to analyze products or as a troubleshooting technique to identify defects or to study surfaces.
Nicolet iS5N FT-NIR Spectrometer
Built on the same platform as the Nicolet iS5 FTIR, the Nicolet iS5N spectrometer provides near-infrared capability in a compact, cost-effective package ideal for chemical and polymer  applications.
Nicolet iG50 FTIR Spectrometer
Combines the performance of a research FTIR with the ruggedness of an industrial analyzer for continuity to deploy from the lab to the plant.

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UV-Visible spectroscopy is one of the most common techniques for testing a variety of materials. It is routinely used for quantitative and semi-quantitative determination of different analytes including conjugated organic compounds, ions in aqueous solutions, and biological macromolecules. Because of its flexibility and simplicity, UV-Visible spectroscopy is relied upon to test a large number of parameters important for Quality Control (QC).

GENESYS 30 Visible Spectrophotometer
Delivering outstanding accuracy and stability at an entry level price, the GENESYS 30 spectrophotometer offers a bright, color display with simple controls, on-board method storage, and the option to save data to a memory stick or print it to an attached printer accessory. Technicians of all levels can easily obtain reliable, accurate results to confirm quality or inform next steps.
 
GENESYS 40 Vis/50 UV-Visible Spectrophotometers
Perform routine QC tests with the rugged GENESYS 40 or GENESYS 50 UV-Visible spectrophotometers. Offered in a single cell configuration, these instruments are designed with a sloping surface to shed spills and a washable sampling compartment for easy clean up. A 7-inch touchscreen interface, local control software (no PC needed) and optional Wi-Fi networking make these instruments ideal for the demands of the busy QC lab.
 
GENESYS 140 Vis/150 UV-Visible Spectrophotometers
Get the most for your QA/QC lab with the automated and network-ready GENESYS 140 Vis and GENESYS 150 UV-Visible spectrophotometers. Optimized for usability and performance, this platform features a high-resolution color touchscreen, optional Wi-Fi networking, and a rugged design built for repetitive, heavy use environments. Regarded worldwide for reliability, accuracy and reproducibility, GENESYS spectrophotometers will meet your expectations for advanced technology in a compact, robust package.
 
Evolution 201/220 UV-Visible Spectrophotometers
Bring a higher level of versatility and productivity to your lab with the Evolution 200 series UV-Vis spectrophotometers. Powerful, accessible Thermo Scientific™ INSIGHT™ software lets you configure simple or complex methods for precise analysis and clear reporting. Choose from a range of thermostatted cell changers and autosamplers to improve sample throughput, or select specialized reflectance and transmittance accessories for materials science analysis and QC.

Rheometers measure the properties of fluids and other complex materials for quality control, product development, and research applications. All of our rotational rheometers are robust instruments for advanced quality control in demanding environments. Viscometers are used to obtain the viscosity measurements that are needed for acceptance tests of newly delivered raw materials or stop/go decisions during production batch processes.

Fast, reliable HAAKE Viscotester 1 Plus and 2 Plus Handheld Viscometers combine portability and easy handling to deliver reliable measurements for quality and process control. The flexible HAAKE Viscotester E, D, and C Benchtop Viscometers offer multiple speeds and rotational spindles to comply with several ISO and ASTM standards including ISO 2555.
 
HAAKE Viscotester iQ Rheometers are reliable, compact and easy-to-operate quality control rheometers for optimized workflows. They offer single point viscosity measurements or extended flow characterization of formulations, convenient operation, and a range of measuring accessories that make it easy to find the best configuration for liquids up to semi-solid samples. 
 
Achieve complete rheological characterization over the broadest measuring range with the HAAKE MARS Rheometers. These high-end rotational rheometers are designed for extended material characterization, including the investigation of viscoelastic properties in rotation or oscillation modes. On top squeeze, penetration, tack or DMTA measurements of liquid or solid can be performed with low viscous up to solid materials. 
 
The HAAKE PCR (Process Control Rheometer) features innovative process control technology for online rheological measurements of melt index and melt viscosity.

Find the right rheometer for your needs

  HAAKE Viscotester iQ Series HAAKE MARS Rheometers
Rheometer type Portable rheometer with small footprint Benchtop rheometer with broad accessories for application-specific solutions
Sample range Low viscous to semi-solid in rotation; medium viscous to semi-solid in oscillation Water-like substance, semi-solid samples in oscillation and rotation
Lift Easy to operate manual lift for fast measuring gap settings Automatic lift for accurate adjustment of the smallest measuring gaps
Temperature range depending on temperature control module -20°C up to 180°C -150°C up to 600°C
Accessories Range of measuring geometries, container holder and application-specific accessories Broad range of measuring geometries, container holder, accessories for DMTA, tack testing, texture analysis, and application-specific accessories

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) is widely regarded as one of the most powerful and versatile analytical techniques available. NMR provides detailed qualitative structural information quickly and non-destructively, and because it is inherently quantitative, NMR does not require calibration.

picoSpin 80 Series II NMR Spectrometer
Bring the power of NMR spectroscopy to your analytical lab with the picoSpin 80 spectrometer. Coupled with the picoSpin’s industry-leading, three-year warranty, the robust injection-based design increases safety and throughput without sacrificing reliability.