Particle Size Analyzer


MCE 1325


  • Multi-frequency Laser Diffraction analysis
  • Measuring range of .04 to 2000 μm using PIDS (polarization intensity differential scattering) technology
  • Small Volume Module Plus holds approximately 125 mL of liquid diluent
  • 132 optical detectors
  • 116 size channels
  • Fraunhofer model of laser diffraction
  • Mie scattering PIDS


  • Quality and process control for milled powders
  • Ensure ceramic processing repeatability
  • Determine approximate solubility for particles based on size


Required Training

There is no current training video for the PSA; that is coming soon. Please contact us directly for in-person training.

Additional Resources

Aspect Ratio of Particles


University of Utah users $27.33
Off-Campus, Academic users $41.81
Off-Campus users $54.66

For the complete list of rates and more information about operator assistance, please review our lab rates.


If you already have an account with us, you can find the machine on Cores under Materials Characterization - Meldrum.

If you don't have an account with us yet, please contact us about your application. You may then create an account with us and begin work.