X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy, or XPS analysis, is a highly flexible, expedient, and accurate form of surface analysis used for component identification, contaminant analysis, and quality assurance in a wide variety of industries. Here is what you need to know about XPS analysis and whether it’s right for your needs.
Analytical Services: Blog Posts and Resources
The Heat Is On: 7 Types of Thermal Analysis
This post will highlight a few practical use cases for different kinds of thermal analysis, including TGA.
3 Mysteries Solved with Materials Analysis
If you’re involved in quality control or product development, you’re a detective. You spend your days solving mysteries such as: what’s that smell, why is the product failing, and how can we improve product performance?
Sometimes, you can uncover the answers with good old fashioned legwork. But other times, you might need a little assist from technology. Read on to learn how Innovatech cracked open three confounding cases using materials analysis testing.
Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: How to Make the Most of Your Partnership With an Analytical Testing Lab
Verifying the quality of a new vendor’s product. Uncovering the source of a haze or stain on your manufactured product. Validating the passivation of a newly developed medical device. From research and development to post-production troubleshooting, working with a trusted analytical testing lab is an important part of the quality assurance equation. For decades, we’ve […]
Are Your Research & Development Materials Testing Needs on the Back Burner? Let Us Help.
You want your research and development team to be on the cutting edge of innovation. But it can be hard to push the next latest and greatest innovation forward if you’re waiting on your in-house analytical testing lab to confirm product quality and function. The good news is that partnering with the right third-party lab […]
Building Better Electronics With the Help of Analytical Testing
It’s no secret that electronics and their high-tech components have become ubiquitous within our daily lives. From desktop computers and mobile technologies to modern car engines, electronics allow us to work, play, travel, and relax. To put it quite simply, we rely on them—a fact that’s certainly not lost on electronics manufacturers. As a result, […]
What’s That Smell? The Chemistry Behind the Seasonal Scent of Frankincense
From fresh pine to warm cinnamon, the holiday season is filled with delicious and memory-evoking scents. But perhaps one of the most iconic of Christmastime smells is that of frankincense. Oftentimes described as a sweet and woody scent with notes of lemon, frankincense is an aromatic resin that’s extracted from the bark of Boswellia trees. […]
When Time is of the Essence, Innovatech Labs Delivers Fast & Accurate Materials Testing Results
From troubleshooting contamination on a manufactured part to conducting competitive research to build better products, materials testing is becoming an increasingly important part of doing business these days. But as the old adage goes, time is money. Most quality control and product development professionals don’t have access to an on-site materials testing lab — but […]
Building Better Plastics with the Help of Analytical Material Testing
To say that plastics are a modern essential would be a profound understatement. From the toys our children play with to the packaging on our favorite frozen pizza, modern plastics touch nearly every facet of our daily lives. But in recent years, consumers have become increasingly concerned about the environmental and health impacts of plastics. […]
Analytical Testing in Action: Watch and Learn How Different Techniques Are Used
Analytical testing techniques are used by a variety of different industries to uncover contamination or quality issues, as well as reveal a sample material’s composition to further the development of their products. Below we’ve compiled a handful of analytical testing videos that show analytical testing techniques in action, so you can learn more about the […]