Posts tagged Coulter Counters

Coulter Counter Used for Particle Counting and Sizing in Drinking Water

Drinking water

Here is a good example of how a Coulter Counter can be used. In this case, it’s to find out about the particulate content of water – which is essential information for those involved in water treatment and management. Continue reading Coulter Counter Used for Particle Counting and Sizing in Drinking Water

Rules and Regulations

Rules and regulations

I need hardly tell you that scientific instruments and their uses are governed by a lot of regulation. I for one find it very reassuring to know that the manufacturer of my analytical instruments is well aware of the relevant legislation and has taken the necessary steps to comply. In the following article I would like to mention two key regulatory areas in relation to Coulter Counters: use of electronic records and compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs). Continue reading Rules and Regulations

Multisizer 3 Coulter Counter – Further Advantages

Coulter Counter - Multisizer 3

In my last post I gave a summary of the capabilities of the Multisizer 3 Coulter Counter from Beckman Coulter, but there was a lot more that I could have told you. For full advice on which Coulter Counter is best for your particular application, and why, you should talk to Meritics. In the meantime, I would like to tell you just a little more about what the Multisizer 3 can do. Continue reading Multisizer 3 Coulter Counter – Further Advantages

Coulter Counters in the Study of Bacteria

Bacteria

As you will probably have read by now, the Coulter Principle was discovered in the 1940s by Wallace Coulter, who used it to develop a very quick and efficient way of carrying out blood cell counts. Since its introduction, its uses have expanded dramatically. Today, Coulter Counters can be found counting and sizing anything from toners to explosives, and from food to construction materials. Even so, the Coulter Principle still has a major role in the field of human health. Continue reading Coulter Counters in the Study of Bacteria