Quantachrome Instruments releases new surface area analyser

July 19, 2017

Quantachrome’s AutoFlow BET+™ system

 

Quantachrome Instruments, Florida, USA, a supplier of instruments for laboratories involved in the research, development and manufacture of new materials in numerous industries, has announced the release of a new surface area analyser, the Autoflow BET+. According to Quantachrome, the automatic surface area analyser is designed for high speed, high throughput analyses of powders and porous materials. 

Using micro-electronics and proprietary sensors, the company states that it has successfully developed a compact bench-top unit suitable for modern analytical laboratories. Reportedly offering less vacuum pump noise and fewer oil issues, the Autoflow BET+ is capable of preparing and analysing multiple samples at a time, and allows uers to monitor the progress of measurements on mobile and desktop devices. 

Quantachrome has stated that it believes the new tool’s capabilities will be appreciated by dynamic industrial QA/QC and central analytical labs in catalysis, ceramics and powder metals, and by pharmaceutical laboratories with a large number of samples to be tested each day. Users are also expected to benefit from the Autoflow BET+’s rapid-start-up time, simplicity of operation and low operating costs.

Eric Gelman, Quantachrome’s Global Director of Sales and Marketing, commented, “The Autoflow BET+ is the result of our engineers and scientists re-imagining and re-engineering what a rapid surface area analyser can be – modular, exceptionally fast, calibration-free. We believe it will be equally appreciated by industry for both traditional and cutting-edge engineered materials, and also in the university environment because of its rigorous adherence to the underlying scientific principles of the measurement.”

www.quantachrome.com

In the latest issue of PM Review…

Download PDF

Extensive Powder Metallurgy industry news coverage, and the following exclusive deep-dive articles and reports:

  • Burgess-Norton and Amsted Automotive: How a legacy automotive supplier is growing with, not despite, electrification
  • Meeting sustainability demands in PM: High-temperature sintering of nickel- and copper-free powder mixtures for low alloyed PM parts
  • World PM2022: An overview of the status and trends in the global PM industry
  • A novel approach for the production of metal powders with tailored chemical compositions: Amazemet’s rePowder
  • Productivity, flexibility, reliability: SACMI’s new press technologies for the changing PM industry
  • Understanding the thermal properties of metal powders: Characterisation of powders using the Hot Disk technique
  • World PM2022: Views on the potential of Field Assisted Sintering for advanced materials

The latest news from the world of metal powders, delivered to your inbox

Don't miss any new issue of PM Review, and get the latest industry news. Sign up to our weekly newsletter.

Sign up

From the industry…

Discover our magazine archive…

The free-to-access PM Review magazine archive offers unparalleled insight into the world of Powder Metallurgy from a commercial and technological perspective through:

  • Reports on visits to leading PM part manufacturers, metal powder manufacturers and industry suppliers
  • Articles on technology and application trends
  • Information on materials developments
  • Reviews of key technical presentations from the international conference circuit
  • International industry news

All past issues are available to download as free PDFs or view in your browser.

 

Browse the archive

 

Looking for PM production equipment, metal powders, R&D support and more?

Discover suppliers of these and more in our
advertisers’ index and buyer’s guide, available in the back of PM Review magazine.

  • Powders & materials
  • Powder process, classification & analysis
  • PM products
  • Atomisers & powder production technology
  • Compaction presses, tooling & ancillaries
  • Sintering equipment & ancillaries
  • Post-processing
  • Consulting & toll sintering
Download PDF
Share via
Copy link