Case Studies: Case Studies – Nanotechnology

Do Engineered Nanoparticles Emitted from Laser Printers have Health Implications?

CHALLENGE: Characterize the engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) in toner formulations and study the release of the ENMs during consumer use of laser printers. Characterize their physiochemical, morphological, and toxicological properties.
SOURCE: Printers from the four most commercially available manufacturers and models using a variety of printer toner powder and paper were used during printing.
PROCESS: The ...
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Micro/Nano-Scale Investigation Addresses Polystyrene Manufacturing Challenges


Challenge: A manufacturer was experiencing production issues associated with polystyrene vessels in a life science application. Our challenge was to investigate the problem, which was impacting multiple product lines, to determine the root cause of failure and provide a means of resolution.
Material: Polystyrene is critical to biomedical research and science. Its optical clarity ...
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Nanotechnology- RJ Lee Group Designs and Conducts a Multiphase Study

Nanotechnology- RJ Lee Group designs and conducts a multiphase study to help identify and manage potential health and safety hazards as well as environmental impacts related to unbound engineered nanoparticles (UNP).
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