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Introducing the innovative m-VROCi, a new solution for industrial viscosity measurement.
Introducing the innovative m-VROCi, a new solution for industrial viscosity measurement.

Abstract:
Following the launch of the new m-VROCi, Viscometer/Rheometer On a Chip, at Pittcon 2014, Malvern Instruments will focus on the unique technology of this system and the considerable benefits it delivers in a webinar on 16 April 2014. The m-VROCi provides safe, accurate viscosity measurement for low viscosity industrial fluids, under conditions that reflect those that apply during end-product use. To register for the webinar go to: www.malvern.com/event1604.

Malvern Instruments webinar introduces new m-VROCi for industrial viscosity measurements

Malvern, UK | Posted on March 27th, 2014

Malvern's webinar will show how the innovative microfluidic technology at the heart of the m-VROCi works. The presenters will explore how the instrument meets an established need within industry for accurate and robust measurement of low viscosity formulations, most especially at ultra-high shear rates. Other benefits of the m-VROCi system include completely enclosed measurement for safe and reliable analysis of highly volatile or environmentally-sensitive samples, and the generation of accurate viscosity data using sample volumes as low as 50 µL, essential for scarce or high value materials. A wide dynamic range, easy sample loading and repeatable, accurate measurement further enhance the suitability of the m-VROCi for a wide variety of industrial applications.

The m-VROCi determines fluid viscosity by measuring the drop in pressure that occurs as a fluid travels through a microfluidic channel. Micro Electro Mechanical System (MEMS) pressure sensors embedded within the channel provide highly accurate pressure measurement. Smart control software then uses the relationship between the pressure drop, flow rate and viscosity to construct flow curves - plots of viscosity as function of shear rate. These provide information about the way a fluid will behave under specific process conditions, information that can be used to improve the performance of industrial processes and the products they manufacture.

To register for the webinar go to www.malvern.com/event1604.

For more information about the Malvern range of viscometry/rheometry solutions visit the rheological characterization pages at www.malvern.com/rheology

Malvern and Malvern Instruments are registered trademarks of Malvern Instruments Ltd

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About Malvern Instruments
Malvern provides the materials and biophysical characterization technology and expertise that enables scientists and engineers to understand and control the properties of dispersed systems. These systems range from proteins and polymers in solution, particle and nanoparticle suspensions and emulsions, through to sprays and aerosols, industrial bulk powders and high concentration slurries. Used at all stages of research, development and manufacturing, Malvern’s materials characterization instruments provide critical information that helps accelerate research and product development, enhance and maintain product quality and optimize process efficiency.

Our products reflect Malvern’s drive to exploit the latest technological innovations and our commitment to maximizing the potential of established techniques. They are used by both industry and academia, in sectors ranging from pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals to bulk chemicals, cement, plastics and polymers, energy and the environment.

Malvern systems are used to measure particle size, particle shape, zeta potential, protein charge, molecular weight, mass, size and conformation, nanoparticle size and count, rheological properties and for chemical identification, advancing the understanding of dispersed systems across many different industries and applications.

Headquartered in Malvern, UK, Malvern Instruments has subsidiary organizations in all major European markets, North America, Mexico, China, Japan and Korea, a joint venture in India, a global distributor network and applications laboratories around the world.

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Malvern Instruments Inc.
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