Breakthrough Adsorption: Theory and Analysis of Adsorption in Zeolites and Metal-organic Frameworks (MOFs)

Breakthrough is the measurement of changing concentration versus time at the outlet of an adsorption column. Breakthrough allows users to assess their adsorbent media and calculate the quantity of gas, or vapor, adsorbed by an adsorbent under dynamic flow. Breakthrough has applications in separations, adsorption, pressure swing adsorption, and temperature swing adsorption. Breakthrough offers several…

Characterizing Li-ion Battery Separators: Pore Structure Determination

ÔĽŅ Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are an advanced technology that will play a key role in the trend toward renewable and sustainable industrial electrification solutions. The AutoPore V Series utilizes the Mercury Porosimetry analysis technique, based on the intrusion of mercury into a porous structure under stringently controlled pressures. Besides offering speed, accuracy, and a wide…

Testing Powders at Elevated Temperatures

  Quantifying the impact of temperature on bulk powder properties such as flowability for more effective process optimization. In this webinar, Laura Shaw, Applications Specialist at Freeman Technology, will discuss how temperature affects powder behavior and consider the requirements for testing at elevated temperature. Experimental data will be presented demonstrating the effect of temperature changes…

Best Practice for BET Surface Area

  The specific surface area of a material, often referred to as BET surface area, is an important parameter throughout all kinds of industries. Whether it is in the field of adsorbents, additive manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, or catalyst research, this parameter helps in quality control, to optimize processes, and improve material performance. Even though the determination…

Porosity and Density Characterization of Freeze-Dried Organic Products: Case Study of Instant Coffee

  The freeze-drying procedure is a common technique used in the food industry to dehydrate organic compounds. The technique, also known as lyophilization or cryodesiccation, is a method of food preservation by removing water content. Understanding the porous structure of freeze-dried organic products is complex and requires a combination of various analytical techniques. The detection…

AM Feedstock Powder and Particle Characterization ‚Äď A More Complete Picture

  Many studies have been presented recently concerning the powder flow or the particle characteristics of feedstocks used in Additive Manufacturing applications. Analyses of fresh powder, powder that has been used for several build cycles, and blends of these two have been characterized. In this presentation, both bulk powder rheology and characteristics of particles that…