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Micromeritics, Shanghai Advanced Research Institute to Create Advanced Materials Characterization Lab

Micromeritics, Shanghai Advanced Research Institute to Create Advanced Materials Characterization Lab

Dr. Songlin Feng, president of Shanghai Advanced Research Institute (SARI), Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Thomas Cook, vice president of Micromeritics Instrument Corp. (MIC), signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the creation of a materials characterization demonstration and service laboratory.

SARI is currently expanding its campus to promote advanced science and research. Micromeritics is proud to support the expansion with this agreement. The building that will house this 2000-sq-ft state-of-the-art lab is located on the SARI campus. Construction of the new lab will begin in the near future.

The signing ceremony was held at the SARI campus, Pudong New District, Shanghai, China, and attended by Dr. Yuhan Sun, vice president, Dr. Tiejun Zhao, and other staff members and students of SARI, and Dr. Renliang Xu, China business manager and other MIC staff members.

Founded in 1962, Micromeritics is a leading supplier of materials characterization analytical laboratory instrumentation and services. The company manufactures a broad line of automated laboratory instruments that measure physical characteristics of powders and solids for fundamental research, product development, quality assurance and control, production, and process control applications. Measurements obtained include particle size, surface area, pore volume, pore size and pore size distribution, material density, catalytic activity, and temperature-programmed reactions.

Micromeritics’ Particulate Systems division features a line of materials characterization instruments that measure nano particle size, zeta potential, particle shape, high-pressure adsorption isotherms, dynamic vapor sorption, activity and selectivity of catalysts, surface energy, segregation testing, and determination of low levels of iron content in a variety of materials. The company also operates Micromeritics Analytical Services and Micromeritics Pharmaceutical Services, both providing contract sample analyses and consulting services.

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