Our services

Particle Analytical support R&D, production and quality assurance. Our services can either be used in routine analysis, separately to solve specific problems, or in parallel to a larger drug development program. Click on the links to get more information about our main areas, or use the contact form to get a quote:

We will guide you in selection of the analyses that suits your specific needs. Furthermore, we can be used as your trusted partner in performing all required solid state analyses – or we can be your “back-up” laboratory.  The laboratory is GMP certified. Particle Analytical has all state of the art equipment for particle analysis. Please use the contact form to get a quote on an analysis. For more information on the individual analyses, use the drop-down menu.

  • Air permeability (Blaine):  Specific surface area.  (2.9.14)
  • BET with N2 including nanopores: Specific surface area m2/g (2.9.26)
  • Bulk and tapped density: Ability to settle, Hausnerindex, cohesiveness (2.9.34)
  • Dissolution measurements: Dissolution rates in aqueous solution
  • DSC  (Differential Scanning Calorimetry): Thermal transitions (2.2.34)
  • DVS (Dynamic Vapor Sorption):  Water uptake 0 to 95% RH (2.9.39)
  • Dynamic Light Scattering: Nanoparticles, particle size 0.6 nm to 6 µm
  • Flowability with angle of repose: Ability to flow (2.9.16)
  • FTIR (Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy): Identification and quantification
  • Helium pycnometry: Determination of density, g/cm3
  • Hot Stage Microcopy: Changes upon heating
  • Intrinsic dissolution rate:  mg/cm2/min (2.9.29)
  • Laser diffraction: Particle size distribution D10%D50%D90% (2.9.31)
  • Mercury porosimetry: Pore size distribution by volume 3 nm to 360 µm (2.9.32)
  • Optical Microscopy with digital image analysis: Morphology, PSD (2.9.37)
  • Osmometry: Apparent concentration and aggregation in aqueous solution
  • Particle Counting: Particle size and number, 2-125 µm
  • SEM with EDX (Mapping of elements): Particle morphology, ID of elements
  • TGA (Thermal Gravimetric Analysis): Weight loss upon heating (2.2.34)
  • UV-VIS: Concentration measurements
  • XRD (X-ray Powder Diffraction): Identification and crystallinity