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Kia Bertula

Kia Bertula

November 29, 2022

Particle size distribution analysis – guide to method selection

Particle size distribution is a key characteristic of powdered materials. This guide helps you choose the most appropriate analysis method for your sample.

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Jesse Kalliomäki

Jesse Kalliomäki

November 28, 2022

Superficial science – using ALD and MLD to enhance the properties of solid surfaces

Atomic layer deposition (ALD) and molecular layer deposition (MLD) have applications in the fields of microelectronics and medical technology, among others.

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Joel Noutere

Joel Noutere

November 23, 2022

The advantages of Organ-on-Chip technology in drug development

Joel Noutere from AKITA discusses the advantages of Organ-on-Chip technology as compared with more traditional approaches to drug development.

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Petra Kaukonen

Petra Kaukonen

November 16, 2022

Rediscovering the hidden potential of lignin

More efficient utilization of lignin improves the sustainability of the biorefinery industry and speeds up the transition from fossil-based materials.

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Ville Roininen

Ville Roininen

November 11, 2022

Mechanical testing of plastic materials – standards and methods

Mechanical tests help ensure the safety, quality, and durability of plastic materials. Testing is usually performed according to industry-specific standards.

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Veikko Linko

Veikko Linko

November 9, 2022

Resolving DNA origami folding in real time

Veikko Linko, Associate Professor of Biomedicine Technologies, discusses a new analytical technique for resolving the black box problem in DNA origami.

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Sanna Laukkanen

Sanna Laukkanen

November 3, 2022

Textile testing requirements and practices in the EU

Regulatory requirements for textiles in the EU cover chemical safety and labeling. Performance should also be tested to ensure high quality and sustainability.

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Paula Hirsilä

Paula Hirsilä

October 27, 2022

EU Declaration of Compliance for plastic food contact materials

All producers of plastic food contact materials in the EU have to provide a Declaration of Compliance for their products.

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Oona Korhonen

Oona Korhonen

October 4, 2022

Biocompatibility testing of medical devices

Biocompatibility testing is a crucial step in guaranteeing the safety of medical devices. We offer a wide range of tests according to the ISO 10993 standards.

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Juha Keskiväli

Juha Keskiväli

September 29, 2022

REACH testing requirements for chemicals

REACH legislation requires producers and importers of chemicals to register substances with EU authorities. We offer the necessary testing to comply with REACH.

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Mirva Hirvi

Mirva Hirvi

September 20, 2022

Screening for microplastics in water samples

Detection of microplastics in water samples can be useful in several industries. Measurlabs provides microplastic testing services in accredited laboratories.

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Ville Roininen

Ville Roininen

August 26, 2022

Fire resistance testing of textiles and furnishings

Read about what standards apply to fire testing of textiles and furnishings, how testing conditions are determined, and more.

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Teemu Myllymäki

Teemu Myllymäki

August 17, 2022

How to compare material testing laboratories – 10 aspects to consider

Read our best tips on how to compare and select the best-suited laboratory for your testing needs.

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Niko Markkinen

Niko Markkinen

August 15, 2022

Plastic food contact material regulations and testing in the EU

EU regulations require plastic food contact materials to be tested for harmful substances migrating from the material to the food.

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Oona Korhonen

Oona Korhonen

August 4, 2022

How to determine the bio-based content of materials

How is bio-based carbon content determined with AMS, how to interpret the results correctly, and assess the bioproportion of the final product.

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Shima Moosakhani

Shima Moosakhani

July 8, 2022

Thin-film thickness measurements – guidelines for method selection

When are XRR, ellipsometry, and cross-sectional SEM and TEM the correct method to choose for your film thickness measurements?

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