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Optimizing Your Quality Control Measurements

July 26, 2022

Quality control is a system or set of procedures designed to maintain standards, or ensure manufactured products adhere to the defined quality criteria or standards.  These procedures not only ensure that product quality is maintained, but also improved. It is also these quality control measures that ensure deficient or unsafe products do not end up in the hands of your customers. 

Quality control measurements help ensure consistency between different formulation lots and verify material purity. You must understand the composition of the materials you work with to properly formulate your solutions. Testing at various production, and manufacturing, stages helps to identify any problems and allows remedial steps to be taken to prevent issues moving forward. This control not only ensures product quality, but also production efficiency! 

Viscosity is an ideal screening measurement when testing consistency of raw materials and formulation lots, and determining the behavior of materials in the real world. These measurements can be used to predict how products will behave once distributed to consumers, helping to ensure the product quality and user experience are excellent.

Viscosity is a crucial quality control measurement across numerous industries, including: 

  • Batteries & electrolytes
  • Biopharmaceuticals
  • Cannabis
  • Chemicals
  • Cosmetics
  • Food & beverage
  • Inks, paints & coatings
  • Oils & lubricants

Implementing a solution with the most accurate and repeatable viscosity measurements will allow you to optimize your quality control measurements and processes. RheoSense microVISC™ is the ultimate solution for quick, easy, and rapid research and quality control measurements! Battery-operated and portablemicroVISC™ can be deployed at any laboratory location or in the field within minutes, making this the ideal instrument to LEVEL UP your quality control processes and on-site measurements. 

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  • Operational in under one minute
  • Portable light weight unit
  • Ideal for quality control measurements
  • Only 50µL sample volume requirement
  • Rechargeable battery can run ~100 samples between charges
  • Results in less than 60 seconds
  • Simplified data collection (PDF and Excel Spreadsheet formatting)

Download our quick guide to learn more about why the microVISC viscometer is the ideal solution for your quality control measurements, or contact us to speak with one of our rheology experts or schedule a free demonstration!

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Written by: Eden Reid, RheoSense Senior Marketing and Sales Operations

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