The guide explores six common lab workflows in the chemical industry where weighing plays an integral role: Formulation, moisture analysis (loss on drying/ignition), particle size analysis/distribution, density determination, sample preparation for titration, and preparation of reference substances for HPLC or GC.
Efficient Weighing Workflows in the Chemical Industry
Good analytical results start with a good weighing process. The free weighing guide focuses on optimizing 6 common lab workflows in the chemical-industry where weighing plays an integral role:
- Moisture Content, Loss on Drying (LoD), Loss on Ignition (LoI)
- Particle Size analysis and distribution
- Density determination of solids and porous or viscous materials
- Sample preparation for titration
- Preparation of reference substances for HPLC or GC analysis
The guide provides practical tips to improve balance operation, streamline processes and enhance productivity - all while staying within tight budget limits and maintaining high quality standards.
Weighing is the first step in virtually any analysis. Therefore, optimizing the process - for example, weighing directly into tare containers - has a positive impact for subsequent steps. Likewise, errors or unmet standards that remain unaddressed at this stage can multiply down the line, causing rework, costly lost batches, or consumer liability.
Optimum productivity can be achieved by carefully analyzing above described workflows and procedures to identify and eliminate inefficiencies as much as possible.
The hints and tips for faster, more accurate handling included in the guide are often complemented by automation. One example is smart laboratory software that incorporates step-by-step guidance for users to eliminate manual errors. Results are then saved automatically to further streamline the weighing process. This saves time and resources while maintaining the highest possible quality in the end product.
To identify potential pitfalls in your current processes and effectively streamline workflows in your quality control lab, R&D or production lab, download our new free weighing guide for the chemical industry today.