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Learn how to speed up polymer development using multi detection GPC/SEC at Interplas 2014
Learn how to speed up polymer development using multi detection GPC/SEC at Interplas 2014

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Experienced polymer specialists from Malvern Instruments will deliver a short course on polymer solution characterization at this year's Interplas (The British Plastics Show) which takes place at the NEC Birmingham, UK, from 30 September to 3 October 2014.

Malvern specialists to deliver inaugural short course on polymer characterization at Interplas 2014

Malvern, UK | Posted on August 27th, 2014

The short course, which is a brand new feature at the show, focuses on the importance of differentiating between performance differences that result from changes in polymer structure and those due to molecular weight changes. This knowledge helps shorten development times and can help identify supplier problems more easily. Tutors Paul Clarke and Bassem Sabagh from Malvern will cover the fundamentals of the relevant polymer measurements, focusing on light scattering and on-line viscometry techniques and their use as part of multi detection gel permeation chromatography (GPC/SEC).

The course will cover the determination of molecular weight and distribution, intrinsic viscosity, molecular size and branching measurements for polymers and polysaccharides. Participants will hear how, in addition to calculating unambiguous molecular weight, combining light scattering with internal viscosity data delivers advanced information on structural characteristics, such as chain branching and cross linking. The course then offers practical guidance on employing this enhanced understanding to guide research throughout polymer development and quality control.

"We expect this short course to be of interest to anyone working with polymer solutions, including polymer researchers, scientists, lab managers and formulators," said Paul Clarke, Industrial Portfolio Manager at Malvern, who has worked in the field of multi-detection GPC/SEC and light scattering for more than 25 years. "It will also benefit those already working with light scattering and GPC/SEC who may be looking to achieve more useful data from each analysis."

Fellow tutor Dr Bassem Sabagh leads the separations analytical team at Malvern and provides technical support to customers in Europe, Middle East and Asia.

Find out more about Malvern's polymer characterization solutions at www.malvern.com/polymers .

For details of the short course at Interplas 2014 visit www.interplasuk.com/.

Malvern, Malvern Instruments and Viscotek 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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