Q:
Comparison of Particle Size Techniques.





A:
  • Technique: Ultrasonic Attenuation
    Approximate Size Range (microns): 0.1 - 1,000
    Typical Particle Concentration % Volume:  10


  • Technique: Electro Acoustic
    Approximate Size Range (microns): 0.1 - 10
    Typical Particle Concentration % Volume:  5


  • Technique: X-Ray Sedimentation
    Approximate Size Range (microns): 0.1 - 1,000
    Typical Particle Concentration % Volume:  2


  • Technique: Laser Light Diffraction
    Approximate Size Range (microns): 0.05 - 1,000
    Typical Particle Concentration % Volume:  0.05


  • Technique: Dynamic Light Scattering
    Approximate Size Range (microns): 0.005 - 2
    Typical Particle Concentration % Volume:  0.005