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  Whitehouse Scientific Launches Revolutionary PoreSizer System for Advanced Particle, Sieve Mesh and Filter Pore Measurement

Whitehouse Scientific, the highest ranking European certification laboratory for primary methods of particle size analysis, has launched its new PoreSizerTM system for image analysis.

whitehouse scientificThe PoreSizerTM is a static image analysis system that measures particle size and shape, sieve meshes and filter pores using an optical microscope and high quality 1.4 megapixel camera. Specifically designed for the measurement of geometric pore sizes of filter media, the system is the culmination of a development programme spanning a number of years and provides a bespoke, transparent measurement process that is validated and fully traceable using certified...


  Whitehouse Scientific to Showcase Microspheres and Calibration Methods at FILTECH 2016

Stand No: G10

whitehouse scientificWhitehouse Scientific, the highest ranking European certification laboratory for primary methods of particle size analysis will be exhibiting its state of the art calibration microspheres and services at FILTECH 2016 between 11-13 October in Cologne, Germany


  Whitehouse Scientific CEO Presents Image Analysis Technique for Robust Particle Size Measurement at PARTEC 2016

Dr Graham Rideal, CEO of particle sizing standards company Whitehouse Scientific, will present an image analysis technique to ensure accurate, robust and reproducible particle size measurements at PARTEC 2016, the International Congress on Particle Technology (Nürnberg, Germany: 19-21 April 2016), in a paper entitled Particle size analysis – Investigating Measurement Uncertainties in the Development of a Robust Validation.

Dr Graham RidealParticipating in the Applications of Particle Technology session at PARTEC, Dr Rideal will speak on the challenges of proving that the imaging technique employed measures the correct dimension constantly and consistently throughout the analysis process. His paper investigates methods to ensure the validity of results and addresses all the elements that could be challenged in proving an unbroken link to the international definition of the...


  Whitehouse Scientific CEO to Present the Latest Developments in Wet Challenge Testing for Filter Calibration at WFC 12

World renowned standards company, Whitehouse Scientific, will exhibit its unique range of filter calibration products and services on Booth A1212 at the 12th World Filtration Congress (Taipei International Convention Center, Taiwan: 11-15th April 2016).

whitehouse scientificDr Graham Rideal, CEO of Whitehouse Scientific, will also present a paper on the latest developments in wet challenge testing to accurately define pore size in a filter, to an audience of scientists, engineers and practitioners operating in the filtration field. Dr Rideal™s presentation, Latest Developments in Wet Challenge Testing, will highlight the importance of being able to accurately measure maximum pore size in filters across a wide...


  Success at The Filtration Society

Whitehouse Scientific, a world-renowned producer of calibration microspheres, helped celebrate the landmark 50th anniversary of The Filtration Society’s annual international conference and exhibition as an established and major sponsor.

whitehouse photoTaking place at the Riverside Innovation Centre, Chester, UK, over  100 international visitors joined the two day event, which featured  the presentation of  over twenty technical papers by international industry experts and a ‘full to capacity’ trade exhibition, showcasing the latest technologies in wet and dry filtration. Dr Graham Rideal, CEO of Whitehouse Scientific and science correspondent for The Filtration Society, said, “The conference...


  Whitehouse Scientific CEO Fundraises for Countess of Chester Hospital

Dr Graham Rideal, CEO of Chester based calibration standards company Whitehouse Scientific, has once again serenaded patients, visitors and staff at the Countess of Chester Hospital by playing the saxophone and clarinet to raise funds for the Trust's Relative Comfort Appeal.

Dr Graham RideaThrough his musical performances, Dr Rideal, a former patient at the hospital, has now donated over £3,000 to support this appeal. The Trust has raised in excess of £300,000 which will help provide overnight accommodation and counselling rooms for friends and family of critically ill patients. "The hospital has helped me through both colon and liver cancer and I owe my life to the doctors who treated me. I know how much loved ones are...


  Challenge Testing Focus for Whitehouse Scientific at FILTECH 2015

Dr Graham Rideal, CEO of Whitehouse Scientific, will present a keynote lecture at FILTECH 2015 on the topic of ‘Measuring Filter Cut Points and Pore Size Distributions by Challenge Testing’.

 Dr Graham RidealThe conference takes place from 24-26 February in Cologne, Germany, where Whitehouse Scientific is also an exhibitor, and Dr Rideal’s lecture is on Wednesday 25 February at 9.00 am. Challenge testing is a direct or primary method for measuring pore size in filters, which involves collecting and measuring the challenging particles that pass through the filter. It has advantages over secondary methods, such as porometry, which rely on theoretical predictions...


  Emotional reunion for Whitehouse Scientific CEO at 2014 Street Child World Cup

In March 2014, Chester (UK)-based calibration standards specialist Whitehouse Scientific continued their co-sponsorship of the Philippines national team in the second Street Child World Cup held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

During the 10-day tournament, Dr Graham Rideal, CEO of Whitehouse Scientific, was able to catch up with one particular team member from the Philippines who he had met previously while undertaking voluntary work in Manila. Crystal was a member of the Philippines girls team which beat South Africa, El Salvador, England and Mozambique before losing by just one goal to host nation Brazil in the final. Dr Rideal, takes a very active role in working with street children in the Philippines. “The highlight for me was meeting Crystal again. She was born in a municipal cemetery and was raised on the street, scavenging for food and shelter,”...


  Whitehouse Scientific helping to win rights for street children worldwide

For the second successive time, Chester (UK)-based calibration standards specialist Whitehouse Scientific is sponsoring the Philippine’s national team at the Deloitte Street Child World Cup.

Whitehouse Scientific CEO Dr Graham Rideal has for many years been involved in projects to support young people in the Philippines and in 2010 Whitehouse Scientific was one of the inaugural team sponsors involved in the Deloitte Street Child World Cup.Street children representing up to 20 countries from all five continents will kick off a ten-day tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on 28 March 2014. Not only will they play football but they will also be raising awareness towards gaining rights for street children all over the world....


  Success at the Filtration Society

More than 80 delegates from several countries attended the most recent of the Filtration Society’s popular two-day technical meetings.

Dr Graham Rideal delivering his paper at The Filtration Society Meeting 2013

 ‘Filter Media 6’ was held in Chester, UK, on 5-6 November 2013. The one-day conference on 6 Nov focused on ‘filter media’ and was preceded on 5 November by an educational course on ‘Media for Gas and Liquid Filtration’. Billed as the most comprehensive introduction to filter media anywhere in the world, the short course was presented by filtration expert Professor Richard Wakeman and consultant engineer Dr Steve Tarleton....


  Whitehouse Scientific sponsors

Whitehouse Scientific is once again a major sponsor of The Filtration Society’s annual international conference and exhibition, returning on 5-6 November 2013 at the Mercure Chester East Hotel, Christleton, Chester, UK.

Whitehouse Scientific sponsors Filter Media 6

This year the main one-day event focuses on ‘Filter Media’ and will be preceded by a ‘Media for Gas and Liquid Filtration Course’. Attendance at Filtration Society meetings is open to everyone - members, non-members, UK and non-UK delegates. The full conference programme, registration and exhibition details are now available. Dr Graham Rideal, CEO of Whitehouse Scientific and science correspondent for The Filtration Society, said, “Whitehouse Scientific is very pleased to be supporting the annual Filtration Society conference once again, in this the Society’s 49th year...


  Whitehouse Scientific Sieve Aperture Size Calculator now on flash drive

Whitehouse Scientific’s Sieve Aperture Size Calculator, for use with the company’s NIST-traceable sieve calibration standards, is now provided in a convenient flash drive  format and is free of charge to purchasers of sieve standards.

Sieve Aperture Size CalculatorWith standards available in a variety of different sizes, Whitehouse Scientific’s unique microsphere method of sieve calibration enables sieve users to quickly and easily calibrate on-site rather than having to send sieves away for third party analysis. Now topping more than 1000 views, a two-minute sieve calibration video on the Whitehouse Scientific website is proving to be a popular learning tool taking viewers through each step of the procedure...


  Thriving Whitehouse Scientific celebrates 30 years in business

Thriving Whitehouse Scientific celebrates 30 years in business


In 1983, pre-internet and in a year that saw early public access to mobile phones and the first incarnation of Microsoft Word, Dr Graham Rideal set about applying his unique scientific experience and expertise to the development of glass microsphere standards whose hallmark is absolute reliability and traceability. Thirty years on, Whitehouse Scientific is a thriving global business with a product range that encompasses the best in calibration standards and is a world leader in fields that include particle size standards, sieve calibration and filter cut point testing - an achievement that the company is celebrating throughout this 30th year...


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Whitehouse Scientific’s Managing Director Jamie Storey will swap his office chair for a seat in the pace car of a very special rally for his latest expedition.

Whitehouse ScientificOn 28 June the Army Cadet Force Officer will head off on his very own 3-day, 1000 mile ‘Boom Banger Rally’ across France. Billed as ‘the challenge of taking a car which has seen better days on a journey across Europe to fulfill its destiny’, the event begins in Rouen and follows a route that takes in France, Switzerland, Italy and Monaco, finishing in Nice.....


  Filtration Society meeting attracts delegates from seven countries The Filtration Society MeetingBuilding on the success of previous years, a record number of delegates from seven different countries attended the latest Filtration Society two-day technical meeting. Held at the Ramada Hotel in Chester, UK in October, Filter Media 5 was the fifth international event focused on filter media and combined a training session, conference and exhibition...


  Whitehouse Scientific launches ShapeSizer Image Analyser Whitehouse ShapeSizer Image AnalyserWhitehouse Scientific has introduced for sale a new version of the company's ShapeSizer Image Analyser, which was used in certifying the last BCR reference standards, and the system upon which they themselves are standardised. Introduced at Particulate Systems Analysis 2011 (PSA 2011; 5-7 Sep, Edinburgh, Scotland), the new ShapeSizer has a state of the art CCD camera, high performance computer and sophisticated software...


  Whitehouse Scientific adds another experienced scientist to team Whitehouse ScientificWhitehouse Scientific is pleased to announce the appointment of Keith Brocklehurst as Senior Scientist specialising in R&D. Keith, who is one of the UK's leading experts in particle characterisation, took up this new position in July 2011, bringing additional analytical expertise and applying even greater focus to the development of new particle size and shape standards. Furthermore, Keith will apply his auditing skills to the development of new instrumentation for precision certification of reference standards and filter calibration...


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                                    <div class=   Testing focus for Whitehouse Scientific at Filtech 2011 Dr Graham Rideal, CEO of Whitehouse ScientificDr Graham Rideal, CEO of Whitehouse Scientific will present a paper on the topic of ‘Measuring the maximum pore size of small profile filter elements' at this year's FILTECH conference. FILTECH 2011 takes place from 22-24 March in Wiesbaden, Germany and Whitehouse Scientific is also exhibiting at the associated trade show...


  Local pupils learn about particle size analysis at Whitehouse Scientific Primary school pupils gain an insight into particle size and shape, at the Whitehouse Scientific laboratories.Whitehouse Scientific, a world-renowned producer of calibration microspheres based in Chester, UK, recently opened its laboratory to a group of local primary school students, as part of their school's design and technology week. Each team of six children enjoyed hands on experience using a microscope, image analysis system and sieves as they learned how to analyse particles and prepare reference standards...


  Eye-opening review of particle size reference standards enthuses USP workshop participants Whitehouse particle sizingA paper reviewing the development of reference standards over three decades, given at last December's USP Workshop on Particle Size in Rockville MD, received a warm welcome from delegates. Presenter Dr Graham Rideal of Whitehouse Scientific was delighted with the level of interest his talk elicited at the event, which has translated into continuing requests for the paper itself.


  Serenading CEO raises money for Countess of Chester Hospital Dr Graham ‘Santa Claus’ Rideal at the Countess of Chester HospitalAs part of Whitehouse Scientific's longstanding involvement in both local and international fundraising and charity work, CEO Dr Graham Rideal spent time at Christmas serenading patients, visitors and staff at the Countess of Chester Hospital (Chester, UK). Seasonally dressed and playing clarinet, he raised more than £600 for the hospital Trust's Relative Comfort Appeal


  Calibrate your sieve in 2 minutes! New Whitehouse Scientific video explains how Whitehouse Scientific Sieve Calibration videoA new two-minute video freely accessible on the Whitehouse Scientific website takes viewers through the complete methodology for calibrating a test sieve using the Whitehouse Scientific glass bead method. The clear visual demonstration and concise verbal instructions are designed to help newcomers to the method or to act as a refresher for existing users.


  Filtration Society filter testing conference programme now online A complete technical programme for this year's Filtration Society annual conference and exhibition is now available on line. The conference ‘Filter Testing 5 - millimetre to nanometre' will take place on 13 October 2010 in Chester, UK. This year the main one-day event will be preceded by a short course and workshop on 12 October for those new to filter testing, or who wish to further develop their knowledge in this field.


  Whitehouse Scientific now offers image analysis reference standards in single-shot format Whitehouse Scientific, a leading producer of calibration materials, is now offering its image analysis particle sizing reference standards in convenient and easy-to-use, single-shot formats.


  Whitehouse Scientific introduces new certified silica microspheres Whitehouse Scientific has extended its range of glass microspheres from 10 microns down to 1.5 microns with the addition of a new certified range of silica microspheres. In addition to their use in particle sizing, these silica microspheres have applications in areas such as drug delivery, respiratory studies and filter testing.


  Success for Whitehouse Scientific-sponsored football team at inaugural Street Child World Cup In March 2010, Whitehouse Scientific co-sponsored the Philippines national team in the inaugural Deloitte Street Child World Cup held in Durban, South Africa. The tournament marked the launch of a new initiative from the Amos Trust, an organisation that works with a network of community projects from around the world to raise awareness of, and provide support to address injustice and poverty.


  Volcanic ash ads new dimension to particle characterisation conference In a timely presentation, Dr Graham Rideal of Whitehouse Scientific will give a paper on particle size calibration at the next meeting of the Particle Characterisation Interest Group of The Royal Society of Chemistry, being held on 17 June 2010 in Castle Donington, UK.


  Visit Whitehouse Scientific at Powtech 2010 At Powtech 2010 Whitehouse Scientific will exhibit the company's new opaque standards for particle size analysis. Managing director Dr Graham Rideal will also present a lecture as part of the World Congress on Particle Technology (WPCT6), a scientific congress which this year takes place alongside Powtech.



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