Scientific

Particle Characterization

Particles are used in a range of products and manufacturing processes. For example, many foods are delivered as ground or dried powders. Pharmaceutical tablets are manufactured by compressing excipient and API (active pharmaceutical ingredient) powders. Liquid pharmaceutical formulations are delivered as emulsions where the droplet particle size is important. Fine chemicals and plastics are often shipped as powders for ease of handling. Nanoparticles are commonly employed in paints, coatings, and advanced materials manufacturing. Biological particles such as exosomes and viruses flow into and through our veins.

In order to explore these critical and fascinating materials, HORIBA designs, manufactures, and supplies state of the art particle characterization instruments. The data from these instruments enables many of the manufacturing processes relied upon today and allows innovators to explore the future of both biological and non-biological materials.

Every instrument across the five business segments must meet stringent requirements before the HORIBA name is attached. The Particle Characterization group of analyzers has incorporated this principle into each new design since entering the business in 1979. Relentless innovation united with high performance to attain the ultimate goal: a new standard in usability.

To learn more about particle characterization, download our Particle Size Essentials Guidebook.

Particle Size

Laser diffraction


Dynamic light scattering

Nanotracking Analysis


Image analysis

Particle Shape

Image analysis

Zeta Potential

Electrophoretic Light Scattering

Surface Area

Flowing gas adsorption

Particle Characterization Support

The HORIBA support team includes experienced service engineers and fully-trained distributors. Maintenance contracts are routinely established to ensure optimal condition and nominal performance.

Expert application and technical support is provided by each of our global subsidiaries to assist customers with method development, data analysis, and training. HORIBA’s customer support is predicated upon providing the finest education and training, so that the user may employ the instrumentation to its fullest extent.

Contact HORIBA Scientific and talk to the Particle Sizing Experts at HORIBA today!

Sample Analysis by Application Experts

HORIBA has a long-standing commitment to complimentary sample analysis towards the evaluation of a particle size, particle shape, surface area, or zeta potential analyzer.

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Browse Products

Partica LA-960
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Laser Scattering Particle Size Distribution Analyzer
Partica mini LA-350
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Laser Scattering Particle Size Distribution Analyzer
ViewSizer 3000
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The Better Way to Characterize Nanoparticles
CAMSIZER P4*
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Dynamic Image Analysis System Particle Size
CAMSIZER X2*
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Dynamic Image Analysis System Particle Size
SZ-100
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Nanopartica Series Instruments
Partica LA-960V2*
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Laser Scattering Particle Size Distribution Analyzer
PSA300
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Static Image Analysis System Particle Size
SA-9600 Series
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BET Flowing Gas Surface Area Analyzers

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