NISTtraceablestandardmicrospheresandnanospheresareexceptionallymonodisperseparticlesmadeofsilica.

Currentlyofferedrangefornanospheres50-1000nmandformicrospheres1-100µm(totalofabout80products)makingthemsuitableformostparticle-basedtechnologies.

ThesemicrospheresandnanospheresaretraceabletostandardsfromthenationalInstituteofStandardsandTechnology(NIST).Thehavebeenmeasuredusingwellcalibratedparticlesizesystems.

 

Packing:Thesemicrospheresandnanospheresprovidedinaneasy-to-dispenseformataresuppliedasa1.0%solidsaqueousdispersionsin10mldroppertippedvials.

 

Application:Ourmicrosphereandnanospheresizestandardsusefulininmanyareasofresearchanddevelopment,aswellasindustrialapplicationsforqualityandprocesscontrol,wherethesizeandsizedistributionisimportant.Therearemaymethodstomeasurethesizeofobjectsbelow100micron,however,thesesystemsshouldbecalibratedagainststandards,wheretheprecisesizeofmicroparticlesandnanoparticlesareimportant.Examplesofsuchareasarebiologicalapplicationstodeterminethesizeofviruses,bacteriaandcellularcomponents;pharmaceuticalindustry;ceramics,powders,clays,pigments,abrasives,polishingcompounds,soilsetc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Othersizestandardsbasedonaluminaandlatexarealsoavailable.

 

ScanningElectronMicroscopyimageof 3±0.025μm(0.83%)NISTtraceablesilicaSizeStandardnanospheres

 

ScanningElectronMicroscopyimageof400±1nm(0.25%)NISTtraceablesilicaSizeStandardnanospheres