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29.10.2018 PTA acquires Malvern Panalytical’s Mastersizer 3000

Particle Testing Authority (PTA), Norcross, GA – a division of Micromeritics Instrument Corp. – has acquired Malvern Panalytical’s Mastersizer 3000 with the aim of serving its customers with the most current particle sizing instrumentation available. PTA’s general manager Greg Thiele said that the company will be utilising expertise in method development and validation to perform method transfers and validations for customers who have (or will be) upgrading from the Mastersizer 2000 to the 3000. “We have been measuring particle size for more than a half century and will arm our scientists with only the best possible equipment available to maintain and expand our market leadership.”

The Mastersizer 3000 is the latest generation of the world’s most popular particle sizing instrument incorporating expert engineering and applications know-how into every stage of its design. The Mastersizer 3000 laser diffraction particle size analyzer delivers rapid, accurate particle size distributions with the minimum of effort. It measuring over the nanometer to millimeter particle size ranges.

PTA, formerly known as Micromeritics Analytical Services (MAS), recently announced it had acquired a Freeman Technology FT4 Powder Rheometer® for assisting its contract testing customers with their powder flow and powder processing issues. PTA provides material characterisation services for fine powders and solid materials using Micromeritics’ instrumentation alongside complementary solutions from other vendors.


Malvern Mastersizer 3000

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