Particle Analysis Device:

Particle Analysis Device

How Particle Analyzers Work & How We Save You Time & Money

Despite the diversity in methods, the Excedr lease program is able to source all instrument types and can accommodate any brand preferences your end-user might have. Request an estimate today and see how leasing can discount your particle counter’s price.

All equipment brands/models are available

Here are the advantages of Excedr’s particle analyzer leasing program:

  • Eliminates the upfront cost of purchasing equipment by diffusing its cost over time
  • Payments may be 100% tax deductible*, which yields you significant cash-savings
  • Purchasing equipment outright is often significantly more expensive than leasing through us
  • Eliminates the upfront cost of purchasing equipment by diffusing its cost over time
  • Payments may be 100% tax deductible*, which yields you significant cash-savings
  • Purchasing equipment outright is often significantly more expensive than leasing through us

*Please consult your tax advisor to determine the full tax implications of leasing equipment.

Studying the properties of particles or powders can provide scientists with vital information about industrial processes that involve these samples.

Though small in size, particle technology is extremely important in chemical engineering and material sciences. Particle technology looks to observe particles traveling in bulk. For example, paint particles in an aerosol spray act very different than water and should be studied to determine how aerosols act. On a larger scale, looking at how to remove particles and learning to evenly mix particles in solutions are vital to many industries. Particles, powders, and particulate solids are often used interchangeably and are why particle technology is also known as powder technology. Other areas of use for powder technology are in nanoparticle systems, emulsions, and bubble systems. 

Particle systems have taken a role in a lot of areas, but particularly in industrial processes particle systems have really flourished since the turn of the century. Most industrial energy processes require in-depth knowledge of particles and powders and their interactions with their environment. In industrial chemistry, catalysts make up a big portion of the field, and understanding how catalyst particles act is tremendously important. The size, amount, and microfluidic properties all can have important ramifications on how a substance mixes with particle acts. Areas of particle technology mostly deal with how small solids in bulk behave, how to increase or decrease particle sizes, how powders separate or mix, and general particle analysis.

Particle Counters & Sizers Plus Their Associated Costs

Particle Counters
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When working with powders or bulk amounts of small objects it is important to get an accurate count of your sample. Particle counters work to provide scientists an accurate count of many particles are in a substance at a given time. Specifically, in the petroleum industry, there are strict codes and regulations that dictate what is in oil, which means monitoring the amount of particulate in it is a vital process. The mechanism for how the individual particles are counted changes depending on the size of the powder. Most of the techniques, however, involve light scattering, light obscuration, or directly imaging the particles. Due to their dependence on light, these methods are referred to as optical counters. Additionally, depending on what substance the powders are in, specific particle counters are used.

  • Aerosol: Aerosols are defined as solids particles suspended in a liquid or a gas. A common example of an aerosol would be hairspray. Aerosol particle counters are specifically made to look at the number of particulates in the air. This can be extremely useful in determining the air quality of an area or for maintaining cleanrooms.
  • Liquid: Maintaining clean water, ensuring the quality of injectable drugs, and monitoring oil purity can all be achieved using liquid particle counters. When a liquid is passed through one, they are able to determine its purity and how much particulate matter is contained in it. Water purity and hydraulic oil cleanliness are both heavily regulated and keeping track of them is important.
  • Solid: Solid, or dry particle counters, are used to monitor and determine how much of a particular substance is in a mixture of other solid powders. Geology and the mining industry offer some of the simplest particle counters; sieves.

Particle Size Analysis
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Other than knowing how many particles are in a substance, know how large they are is also very important. Particle size analysis or more simply, particle sizing, is a technique that is used to find either the size range or average size of particles in a powder or liquid sample. The most simple example of a particle sizer would be a sieve. How a sizer actually works will depend on a wide range of factors such as the desired size range, the chemical composition of the sample, and how much of the sample is being tested on. A common technique is to use laser diffraction to determine the size of particles. By observing how light scatters off an object, its relative size can be determined. Smaller particles will result in light scattering at larger angles. Other than laser diffraction, dynamic light scattering, high definition image processing, and gravitational settling of particles are other known techniques.


The Large Hadron Collider
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Probably the most well-known application of particle technology is the Large Hadron Collider at the CERN institute. Their work into quantum physics is truly fascinating, however, their scientific work rarely affects fields of study other than science. This is exactly what has happened with a radiation sensor named Timepix. It was first developed for the Large Hadron Collider only to be moved off-world to the International Space Institute. Timepix was initially meant to detect, count, and study radiation particles, first in the Collider, and then in astronauts. Its next task would be in the artistic world, where it would be used to find forged paintings. Finding fake art used to be a very specialized industry where an authenticator would need intimate knowledge about the artists handwriting, style, and tools that they used. Today, art authenticators are still a very specialized group of people but they now employ the latest scientific tools to help them with their work. Timepix’s ability to isolate individual pigments to analyze the authenticity of paintings go well beyond what ancient authenticators ever used.


Whatever you’re looking for, whether it be a particle analysis device or a TOC analyzer, we can help. Call us at (510) 982-6552 or fill out our contact form and we can discuss in more detail your equipment leasing needs.

We Offer Particle Sizer Leases to Fit Every Need

Operating Lease

This off-balance sheet financing structure provides three options at the end of the term. The lessee has the option to return the equipment to the lessor, renew at a discounted rate, or purchase the instrument for the fair market value. Monthly payments are also 100% tax deductible which yields additional monetary savings.


If you recently bought equipment, Excedr can offer you cash for your device and convert your purchase into a long-term rental. This is called a sale leaseback. If you’ve paid for equipment within the last ninety days, we can help you recoup your investment and allow you to make low monthly payments. This also frees up money in your budget rather than tying it down to a fixed asset.

Particle Counter Manufacturers & Models on the Market
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Thermo Fisher Scientific:

Partica LA-960, Partica mini LA-350, ViewSizer 3000, SZ-100 Nanoparticle series, CAMSIZER, CAMSIZER X2, PSA300, ParticleFinder, OBS-ONE Pn, MEXA-2000SPCS series, PR-PD2BLI, PR-PD2HR, PR-PD5, PR-PD2, PR-PD3, AP-370 series, APDA-372


Malvern Panalytical:
Archimedes, Insitec range, Mastersizer 3000, Mastersizer 3000E, Morphologi range, NanoSight range, Parsum range, Zetasizer range, Spraytec

Beckman Coulter:
MET ONE 3400, MET ONE 6000, MET ONE HHPC+ SERIES, MET ONE 7000, MET ONE 6000P, MET ONE Facility Monitoring Systems, Vi-CELL BLU Cell Viability Analyzer, Multisizer 4e Coulter Cell Analyzer, Vi-CELL MetaFLEX, Vi-CELL XR, Z Series Coulter Counter, Multisizer 3 Coulter Counter, LS 13 320 XR Particle Size Analyzer, DelsaMax Series, LS 13 320 Particle Sizing Analyzer, SA 3100, HIAC 8011+, HIAC 9703+, HIAC PODS+ Portable, HIAC ROC

SALD-2300 Laser Diffraction, SALD-7500nano Laser Diffraction, IG-1000 Plus Induced Grating

iCount LaserCM

ANALYSETTE 22 NanoTec, ANALYSETTE 28 ImageSizer, Module A-22

Zetasizer range, Zetasizer Ultra, Zetasizer Pro, Zetasizer Nano Family, Subseieve AutoSizer (SAS), Elzone II 5390, SediGraph III Plus, Particle Insight, Saturn DigiSizer II

Sync, Bluewave, S3500, Tri-Blue, Nanotrac Wave II, Nanotrac Wave II Q, Nanotrac Flex, Zetrator, PartAn3D, PartAn3D Maxi, SI, DustMon, PartAn3D Pro, PartAn SI Pro
Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems:
Mikro Air Jet Sieve model MAJSx2, Powder Characteristic Tester PT-X, Labomixer LV, Viblette VBL Wet Sieve Analyzer, Peneto Analyzer PNT-N

Litesizer 100, Litesizer 500, PSA Series

Vibrational Sieve Shakers, Air Jet Sieving Machine AS 200 jet, Tap Sieve Shaker AS 200 tap

Haver & Boecker:
CPA 2-1 HR, CPA2-1, CPA 2 Conveyor, CPA 2-1 Online, CPA 4-1, CPA 4-2, CPA 4 Conveyor

Angstrom Advanced Inc.:
AP-100 Dynamic Image, AP-200 Static Image, AP-300 Intelligent Laser, AP-400 Intelligent full automatic wet&dry laser, AP-500 Intelligent Dry Laser, AP-600 Laser, AP-900 NANO Laser

PC3400, PC4400, PC6 with HYDROACT series, PC3 with HYDROACT series, PC5000

Grimm Aerosol Technik:
CPC Family, SMPS+C Family, SMPS+E, PMP CPC Family, Sky CPC, EDM 465, 7917 Emission Sampling System, 11-D, 11-S Sky-OPC, 1371 MiniWRAS, EDM 164, EDM 180, EDM 665

Sympatec GmbH:

PSI 3001, PSI 5001

Occhio Powders:
FC200S+HR, CF200MHR, FC200TC, FC200P-HR, Ipac 2, 500 Nano, Zephyr LDA, 500 nano XY, Zephyr ESR 2, Morpho 3D, Scan 700, Sievecal, CDD270

380, DiSCmini, NanoMet3



Gray Wolf Sensing

TES Electrical Electronic Corp.

RMF Systems:

2200 PCX, Lasair III 110, Lasair III, IsoAir 310P, Nano-ID NPC10, Airnet II 4 Channel, Airnet II(s) 2 Channel, Chem 20, Ultra DI 20, Ultra DI 50, UltraChem 100, UltraChem 40, LiQuilaz II S Series, LiQuilaz II E series, HSLIS-M65e, HSLIS-M100e, HSLIS-M50E, CLS-700 T Corrosives, APSS-2000 Parenteral, AirSentry II Mobile, AirSentry II Multi-Point, AirSentry II Point-of-Use Ion Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions: ApexZ, ApexZ3, ApexZ50, Apex Portable, ApexP3, ApexP5, ApexRemote, SOLAIR, SOLAIR 1100LD, Solair 3350, Solair 5100, Boulder Counter, NanoCount, NanoCount 30, NanoCount 50, NanoCount 65C, Batch Sampler LS-20, Batch Sampler LS-60, ActiveCount Series, ActiveCount100, ActiveCount100H, ActiveCount25H, ActiveCountR, ActiveCountRp

Spectro Scientific:
LaserNet 200 Series

PCE Americas

TSI Inc.:
AeroTrak Cleanroom 9001, AeroTrak 9303-01, AeroTrak 9306-V2, AeroTrak Portable 9110-01, AeroTrak Portable 9310-02, AeroTrak Portable 9350-02, AeroTrak Portable 95001-01, AeroTrak Portable 9510-02, AeroTrak Portable 9550-02, BIOTRAK Real-Time Viable 9510-BD

5000 Series AQM, 7000 Series AQM, 7000 Series, 5000 Series, 8000 Series, 2000 Series

Topas GmbH:
LAP 322, LAP 340, FAS 362, PAM 510, PAP 610, PAP 612

and more!


Operating Capital Benefits

Operating Capital Benefits

Excedr's operating lease structure allows you to keep your business credit line open for expansions, staffing, and other operational expenses. Additionally, it strengthens the cash flow of your business and keeps cash reserves free for business development opportunities.

Effects on Credit

Effects on Credit

Leasing / renting provides you with non-dilutive financing and does not hinder your future borrowing ability. You're able to acquire the equipment you need without the baggage associated with traditional financing.

Used Equipment

Used Equipment

Unlike traditional financing and leasing companies, the Excedr program can accommodate refurbished/reconditioned equipment in addition to demo units. If you are looking for additional cost-savings, we recommend considering this option.

Speed of Approval

Speed of Approval

Excedr's program allows you to respond quickly as your need for equipment and technology arises. You can be approved with minimal documentation and have the equipment you need in operation and generating revenue for your business quickly.