Analytical instruments for measuring: separation and instability phenomena

i. e. sedimentation, flocculation, creaming, phase inversion, coalescence, Ostwald ripening

The whole sample

...instantaneously from top to bottom

Analytical instruments for measuring: Oil, gas oil & petrol

Crude oil dewatering, demulsifier selection, asphalthene stability.

Analytical instruments for measuring: Cosmetics, home & personal care

Direct accelerated stability tests of products. Particle properties of raw materials. Hair care, Sun care, Colour cosmetics, Cosmeceuticals.

Analytical instruments for measuring: Pharmaceutical products

Herbaceuticals, dermaceuticals, vaccines, bio pharmaceuticals, adjuvants, milling influence, dispersion stability, particle size distributions, emulsion stability, adjuvants, excipients. Human and animal health products.

Analytical instruments for measuring: Milk and dairy products

Direct real-time and accelerated stability tests of products. Particle properties of ingredients. Storage behaviour. Stability prediction.

Analytical instruments for measuring: Paints, lacquers, pigments and inks

Direct real-time and accelerated stability of undiluted products. Syneresis, Pigment segregation, freeze-thaw stability, size distribution, coating quality, coating adhesion and delamination.

Analytical instruments for measuring: Beverages, dressings & ketchup

Direct real-time and accelerated stability of undilute products. - Settling stability, beverage emulsions, droplet and particle density and size distributions, coalescence. Processing and filtration.

Analytical instruments for measuring: Ceramic materials

Sedimentation velocity. Clay characterization, syneresis, characterization of ceramic slurries, particle size distribution, green body homogeneity. Sediment concentration profiles.

Analytical instruments for measuring: Polymers & Latices, Sludges, Slurries

Direct accelerated stability tests. Evaluation of flocculation, coagulation and coalescence, flocculant selection, demulsifier selection, inclined settling, particle size distribution.

Analytical instruments for measuring: Lubricants and coolants

Direct real-time and accelerated emulsion stability, coalescence, emulsifier selection, lubricant aging, droplet size distribution. Processing and storage influence.

Analytical instruments for measuring: All kinds of coatings, Metallized polymers, Laminates

Determination of adhesive, cohesive & bonding strength of coatings, tensile, Pull-off, Shear & Fatigue testing.

Analytical instruments for measuring: Cyanoacrylates, epoxy adhesives, polyurethanes

Direct accelerated stability tests of formulations. Particle sizing. Testing of tensile strength of bonded joints & multilayer materials - Cyanoacrylates, Epoxy adhesives, Polyurethanes, Furniture, Foils, Films, Coatings.


LUM @ 13th European Congress of Chemical Engineering and 6th European Congress of Applied Biotechnology aka ECCE/ECAB 2021

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LUM @ 13th European Congress of Chemical Engineering and 6th European Congress of Applied Biotechnology aka ECCE/ECAB 2021

We are proud to announce that LUM was granted the chance to hold 2 presentations at the upcoming virtual #DECHEMA event ECCE/ECAB 2021 from Monday, September 20 to Thursday, September 23.

Additionally, our dear friend Maximilian Uttinger from the Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nuremberg decided to present his research which he achieved with LUM technology.


Here you find an overview of the talks on September 22:


Title: Off-line and In-line determination of dispersed and solute matter of suspension and emulsion based products by multiwavelength reflectometry: Mulivariate statistics versus artificial intelligence

Speaker: Sebastian Boldt, LUM GmbH

Start time: 2:40 pm MESZ/UTC+2

Virtual Room: 2


Title: Sizing and counting of particles from nano- to microscale by Single Particle Light Scattering (SPLS-Technology®)

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Dr. Dietmar Lerche, LUM GmbH

Start time: 3 pm MESZ/UTC+2

Virtual Room: 1


Title: New prospects for particle characterization using analytical centrifugation with sector-shaped cells

Speaker: Maximilan Uttinger, FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg

Time 4:10 pm MEZS/UTC+2

Virtual Room: 1

LUM sucht Sie - Neue Stellenangebote ab Juli 2021


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LUM sucht Sie - Neue Stellenangebote ab Juli 2021

Ab sofort sucht die LUM GmbH am Standort Berlin-Adlershof Verstärkung in den Bereichen:

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About LUM

LUM GmbH is a leading company in the following fields:

  • real-time & accelerated dispersion analysis
  • stability ranking & analysis
  • particle sizing & characterization
  • detection of destabilization phenomena
  • optimization of formulations & process control
  • materials testing
  • adhesion, cohesion & strength determination

Our LUM analysers are found in international chemical, food, cosmetics, pharmaceutical and most other industrial branches.

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Our analysers conform to the international norms and guidelines:

ASTM D7827  DIN EN 14869-2  DIN EN 15870  ISO/TR 13097  ISO/TR 18811  ISO 13317  ISO 13318-2  ISO 18747-1  ISO 4624  JIS K 5600-5-7  DIN EN 13144  JIS Z 8823-1:2001