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.


Online-Vortrag "Smarte Dispersionen durch innovative NanoAnalytik" am 19.03.2021 von 11 - 12 Uhr

Online-Vortrag "Smarte Dispersionen durch innovative NanoAnalytik" am 19.03.2021 von 11 - 12 Uhr

Smartes Vortrags-Tandem von LUM und SCHOTT im Rahmen der nanoRoadshow


Der Cluster Nanotechnologie startet ab dem 15.01. seine nanoRoadshow 2021.

Bis Mitte Juni referieren an jedem 3. Freitag im Monat zwei Expert_innen aus dem Netzwerk zu innovativen Projekten aus der Welt der Nanotechnologie im Rahmen eines virtuellen Tandem-Vortrags.

Auch LUM ist natürlich mit dabei.


Prof. Dr. Dr. Dietmar Lerche, Managing Director der LUM GmbH  und Dr. Jörg Schuhmacher, Principal Scientist Powders & Pastes der SCHOTT AG präsentieren Ihnen gemeinsam "Smarte Dispersionen durch innovative NanoAnalytik".

Am besten jetzt schon im Kalender vermerken: 19.03.2021, ab 11 Uhr.


Weitere Informationen und das Anmeldeformular finden Sie hier:


Hier können Sie sich den Info-Flyer herunterladen.

International Online Workshop on Multidimensional Particle Characterisation - Content now available!




International Online Workshop on Multidimensional Particle Characterisation - Content now available!

The International Online Workshop on Multidimensional Particle Characterisation took place online from 27-29 January 2021.

Thanks to the new virtual format, many more scientists, students and other interested parties from more nations than ever before were able to attend.

The organizers, the Erlangen Collaborative Research Center 1411 on “Design of Particulate Products”, the Priority Programme 2045 “Highly specific and multidimensional fractionation of fine particle systems with technical relevance” and the LUM GmbH thank all the attendees for their participation and contributions in the form of questions and comments.

Conference content, including presentations, comments and further information are now available via the virtual conference corkboard:

New press release: Ongoing good business in Brazil




New press release: Ongoing good business in Brazil

LUM digitally trains the global sales force for the future in 2021

We give a preview of the first virtual LUM Sales Meeting on January 21-22, 2021, review a successful 2020 despite Corona and announce the opening of a materials testing application lab of the Brazilian distributor AUTEC in Sao Paulo.

Read the full press release here.


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.

Learn more

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