The experimental analysis  are conducted directly or under strict supervision of one our expert consultants, who develop from sample manipulation, experimental design, data extraction, problem identification, solution proposal, expert and accurate interpretation for different applications.

  • pH.
  • Acidity.
  • Oxidation index.
  • Water activity.
  • Enzyme activity.
  • Colorimetry.
  • And more.

  • Shelf life estimate at different storage conditions.
  • Shelf life estimate based in suspended particle size (emulsion).
  • Accelerated weathering essays (polymers).

Depending on the nature of the product different physicochemical, thermomechanical, microstructural, sensory and microbiological essays are conducted.

  • Bromatological analysis (moisture, lipids, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, ashes, alcohol content).

  • Fatty acid profile.
  • Triglyceride profile.
  • Amino acid profile.
  • Identification of elements, components and impurities.
  • Exhaustive identification and quantification of  compounds present in a material.

Techniques: Liquid chromatography (HPLC), gas chromatography (GC), GC coupled to mass spectroscopy (GC-MS), Infrared (FT-IR), thermogravimetry (TGA).

  • Transition temperatures and energies: Melting, crystallization, evaporation, glass (Tg).
  • Oxidation, decomposition and degradation temperatures.
  • Polymorphism temperatures and stability.
  • Thermodynamic stability and metastability zones.
  • Setting temperature and time (polymers).
  • Load content (polymers).

Techniques: Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) thermogravimetric analysis (TGA).

  • Crystal size and distribution.
  • Particle size and distribution.
  • Morphology identification.
  • Photomicrographs during cooling and heating.
  • Topographic analysis (polymers).

Techniques: Polarized optical microscopy (PLM), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), atomic force microscopy (AFM).

  • Hardness
  • Chewability.
  • Adhesiveness.
  • Stickiness.
  • Elasticity.
  • Brittleness.
  • Impact.
  • Solid phase content.
  • Shore A hardness (polymers).
  • Vickers HV hardness (polymers).
  • Tensile essays , ASTM D638 type V (polymers).
  • Flexural strength, ASTM D790 (polymers).
  • Mechanical impact testing, ASTM D256 (polymers).

Techniques: Texturometer, Nuclear magnetic resonance, Universal instrument, Durometer.

  • Crystal lattice identification.
  • Transition temperatures crystal-crystal.

Técnicas: X-ray (WAX, SAX, SWAX), Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC).

  • Viscosity.
  • Fluidity index (polymers).
  • Viscoelasticity (G’, G’’).
  • Thixotropy.
  • Structural recovery.
  • Identification of the type of material.
  • Brittleness.
  • Deformation resistance.
  • Establishment of non-crystalline structuring (prenucleation).

Techniques:  Viscometer, rotational, capillary and oscillatory rheometry.

  • Full Melting-Crystallization mechanisms.
  • Effects of process conditions on the thermomechanical and microstructural properties of the products or materials.