Discover how Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) is used by scientists, researchers and companies across an array of fields.
FTIR Spectroscopy Blog Posts
Learn how analytical testing techniques are being used to detect breast cancer earlier, learn more about our ancient ancestors and more.
Discover why FTIR analysis is a great quality assurance tool for many manufacturers, and find examples of the analytical technique in action.
Diamonds are often touted as some of the most beautiful, elegant and sought-after gemstones on Earth, with many consumers paying top-dollar for the most brilliant stones. But have you ever wondered what actually makes a diamond a diamond? Or how gemologists are able to identify the real deals? Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) analysis is […]
Food adulteration, or food fraud, has emerged as a hot news topic in recent years, but it’s certainly not something new. According to History.com, humans have been altering food since prehistoric times to increase longevity and improve taste. But overtime adulterating food, which often involves adding fillers or additives, has transformed into something that could […]
Read about how analytical testing methods are being used uncover things like turning tap water into wine.
Learn about the different materials testing techniques that can be used to identify stains and contaminants on manufactured products.
For all manufacturers, product packaging is key to protecting a product’s quality, ensuring freshness or eliminating safety hazards. However, packaging materials are becoming more complex as technology advances. As a result, identifying defects that could sabotage quality is also becoming more complex. For example, many packaging materials are now composed of more thin layers than ever before, which makes it more difficult to detect defects with the human eye.
They say not to judge a book by its cover, but do you judge products based on their packaging? Consumers tend to be primarily concerned with aesthetics when it comes to a product’s packaging. Marketing teams design packaging to be eye-catching and easy to read. However, there is more to product packaging than appearance. Good […]
When a product fails a standard quality assurance check, you need to troubleshoot the problem as quickly as possible so the production process can continue. But when a product fails QA, and you’re unsure of how the problem occurred, what do you do? Who do you turn to for help? Products that fail their initial […]