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Features of Mastersizer 3000
Broad measurement range: from 10 nm to 3.5 mm with exceptional resolution in the sub-micron range.
Reproducible, accurate measurement: data acquisition rates of 10 kHz increase reproducibility and ensure accuracy even for materials with the broadest size distributions.
Small footprint: optical bench spans just 690mm.
Flexible user-independent operation: easy to switch wet and dry dispersion units, with auto-locking measurement cell that simplifies changeover and maintenance.
State-of-the art dry powder dispersion: the completely new Aero S dry powder dispersion accessory, reliably disperses a wide range of dry materials, fragile powders to robust materials.
Highest performance wet dispersion: the all new Hydro range of wet dispersion accessories have been designed to provide powerful and rapid dispersion for a wide range of sample types.
Simple, intuitive yet powerful software: drives every measurement, delivering your data, in your way.
Real-time optimization of every measurement: live trend plotting instantly confirms measurement to USP, EP, ISO standards.
Support that excels: significant applications intelligence built into every system, backed by remote troubleshooting and instrument diagnostics. Not to forget, Malvern’s unrivalled global network of experts can deliver development, applications and service support in person.
- Sample and sample preparation dependent. ** Sample and sample preparation dependent. *** Accuracy defined for the recovery of a mean size of a narrow log-normal distribution. Sample and sample preparation dependent. **** Sample and sample preparation dependent.
|Power Requirements||100/240v, 50/60 Hz|
Parameters Measured: Particle Size
Sample types: Suspensions, emulsions, dry powders
Wet analysis: 0.01 – 3500 µm *
Dry analysis: 0.1 – 3500 µm **
Measurement principle: Laser light scattering
Detector Arrangement: Log-spaced array
Maximum angular range: 0.015 to 144 degrees
Lens focal length: 300mm
Lens arrangement: Reverse Fourier
Data acquisition rate: 10kHz
Optical Alignment: Automatic
Typical measurement time: <10sec (full range)
Optical models: Mie and Fraunhofer scattering
Accuracy: Better than 1% ***
Precision/Repeatability: Better than 0.5% ****
Reproducibility between instruments: Better than 1% ****
Patents: Patents Pending
Max. 5 mW 633 nm HeNe laser
Max. 20 mW 470 nm diode.
Laser safety: Class 1, EN 60825-1:2001 and CDRH
RoHS and WEEE compliant
ICES / C-Tick / FCC / VCCI / CE compliant
Meets the requirements of the European Low Voltage Directive
10°C – 35°C
Humidity: 10% - 80% RH non-condensing
Enclosure rating: IP41D in use
Minimum computer specification:
Intel Core i5 Processor, 4 GB RAM, Wide Screen Monitor. At least 1 high speed USB2 port required. Software supports dual-screen operation.
Windows 7 Professional (32 bit and 64 bit)
Windows XP Professional
21CFR Part 11:
Operating mode available which assists in achieving technical compliance to 21CFR Part 11.