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Nutella Day
5th February 2021

Nutella Day: Testing the Rheology of Nutella

The viscosity of a fluid is a measure of its resistance to deformation at a…
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real or artificial Christmas tree
18th December 2020

Real or Artificial Christmas Tree: Which is better?

Is a real or artificial Christmas tree more environmentally friendly?  There is a lot of…
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oil analysis
15th December 2020

Oil Analysis via ICP-OES – Testing and Predictive Maintenance

What is oil analysis?  Oil analysis is a test that is used to identify toxic…
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BS EN 15344
9th November 2020

BS EN 15344 – Characterisation of Polyethylene

A way that we traditionally use to save resources, such as raw material, water and…
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elemental analysis
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4th November 2020

Differential Techniques for Elemental Analysis – RoHS

X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) spectroscopy is primarily used for elemental analysis.  Other equipment used in elemental analysis are the GC-MS (Gas Chromatography –…
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Spiders Silk
30th October 2020

Properties of Spiders Silk – Tensile Strength

Discovering materials and replicating them synthetically is something that humans have been doing for centuries. Spiders silk,…
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Plastic PPE
2nd September 2020

Plastic PPE: Disposal and Waste

There has been a war against plastic going on for many years, encouraging consumers to…
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