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Purchasing Guide: Homogenizers

There are handheld and bench-mounted configurations available, along with a variety of probes to match various sample types

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Homogenizers are used to break down samples—including food products, cosmetics, soil, plant matter, tissues, and more—before those samples are analyzed. The goal of homogenization is to produce a sample with the analytes of interest dispersed uniformly throughout. There are handheld and bench-mounted configurations available, along with a variety of probes to match various sample types. For a list of homogenizer manufacturers, see our online directory: LabManager.com/homogenizer-manufacturers

6 Questions to Ask When Buying a Homogenizer:

  1. What type of samples and materials are being processed? At what volumes?
  2. How much wattage is required to process samples?
  3. How many samples can be processed at once?
  4. How long does homogenization take?
  5. How much heat is generated? This is important to know if you have heat-sensitive samples.
  6. How noisy is the homogenizer?

Homogenizing at High Throughput

“High-throughput homogenization” means different things to different industries. As you consider upgrading, take time to consider what homogenizer capacity you’ll require to break the bottleneck in your lab. Learn more about selecting homogenizers here: LabManager.com/high-throughput-homogenizers

Download the Homogenizer Resource Guide

Packed with articles, purchasing questions, and helpful tips for choosing the best homogenizer for your application, this eBook is a great companion for your homogenizer purchasing journey. Visit LabManager.com/homogenizer-guide to download.