Material Testing Insights

Read articles by our experts and guest authors on the practical implications of regulations, scientific advancements, and the ideal uses of different analysis methods.

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Veikko LinkoVeikko 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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Resolving DNA origami folding in real time
Sanna LaukkanenSanna 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 assessed to ensure quality and sustainability.

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Textile testing requirements and practices in the EU
Paula HirsiläPaula 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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EU Declaration of Compliance for plastic food contact materials
Oona KorhonenOona 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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Biocompatibility testing of medical devices
Juha KeskiväliJuha 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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REACH testing requirements for chemicals
Mirva HirviMirva 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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Screening for microplastics in water samples
Ville RoininenVille Roininen

August 26, 2022

Fire testing of textiles and furnishings: standards and methods

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

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Fire testing of textiles and furnishings: standards and methods
Teemu MyllymäkiTeemu Myllymäki

August 17, 2022

How to compare material testing laboratories – 10 aspects to consider

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

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How to compare material testing laboratories – 10 aspects to consider
Niko MarkkinenNiko 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 that may migrate from the material to food.

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Plastic food contact material regulations and testing in the EU
Oona KorhonenOona Korhonen

August 4, 2022

How to determine the biobased 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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How to determine the biobased content of materials
Shima MoosakhaniShima 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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Thin film thickness measurements – guidelines for method selection