Hielscher Ultrasonics is known worldwide as top supplier of innovative ultrasonic devices, from lab homogenisers to industrial processing reactors. Typical applications include mixing and homogenising, grinding, dispersing and emulsifying, extraction, lysis and disintegration and sonochemistry.
Covering this wide range of applications, Hielscher’s ultrasonic devices are successfully used in almost every liquid processing industry: the dispersing and wet milling of particles in the ink, paint and coating sector; the processing of nanomaterials, i.e. to precipitate or functionalise nano-size particles; ultrasonic mixing for biodiesel production; sonochemistry and sonocatalysis to improve chemical reactions; lysis, fermentation and digestion for biological applications; homogenising, extracting and pasteurisation for food processing; or ultrasonic cleaning for endless materials, such as wire, cable, rods, tapes or tubes.
Ultrasonic devices made by Hielscher are used for lab samples, pilot-scale processing, process optimisation and full-scale production. This includes ultrasonic devices for the ultrasonication of any liquid volume, from several microlitres through hundreds of cubic metres per hour.
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This video presents the process of emulsifying oil in water using UP400S ultrasound technology from Hielscher Ultrasonics. This powerful and reliable ultrasonic technology is designed for the sonication of large samples in the lab. Aside from emulsification, typical applications include homogenisation, deagglomeration, lysis and cell disintegration and protein extraction.
According to Hielscher, ultrasonication is an effective means to break cell structures. This effect can be used for the extraction of intracellular materials, for example starch from the cell matrix. Ultrasonication generates alternating high-pressure and low-pressure waves in the exposed liquid. During the low-pressure cycle, the ultrasonic waves create small vacuum bubbles in the liquid that collapse violently during a high-pressure cycle. This phenomenon is termed cavitation. The ...
Various components, such as pigments, fillers, chemical additives, crosslinkers and rheology modifiers, go into coating and paint formulations. According to Hielscher, ultrasound is an effective means for the dispersion and emulsifying, deagglomeration and milling of such components in coatings. Ultrasound is used in the formulation of coatings for the following: the emulsification of polymers in aqueous systems; the dispersing and fine milling of pigments; and the size reduction of ...
Ultrasonic cavitation is an effective means for the dispersing and microgrinding (wet milling) of ink pigments. This technology can be used for UV-, water- or solvent-based inkjet inks. Ultrasound is very effective in the size reduction of particles in the range from 500µm down to approximately 10nm. This application note from Hielscher provides further details.
Ultrasonic cleaning is an environmentally friendly alternative for the cleaning of continuous materials, such as wire and cable, tape or tubes.
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