Listed below are sample applications and examples of use for the SONOPULS range of Ultrasonic Homogenizers. The list is not exhaustive and new applications are being found daily. If you have any application that you wish to discuss, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01278 458090. 

Waste water samples
Aim: Homogenizing for determination of harmful substances, e.g. mineral oil, grease AOX in industrial and butcher’s waste water
Quantity: 250 ml
Approx. time: 5 - 10 min
Unit: HD 2200/3200 with TT13, for taller vessels with VS70T

Aluminium oxide suspensions
Aim: Dispersing
Quantity: 100 ml
Approx. time: ca. 4 min
Unit: HD 3200 with KE 76
 
Soil samples
Aim: Extraction for determination of pH value, Mg, K, P, N – contents for recommendation of fertilizer / determination of radio nucleides to control radioactivity in the environment (milk research)
Quantity: 50-100 ml / 100-150 ml
Approx. time: a few seconds
Unit: HD 2200/3200 with KE 76 / VS 70 T
 
Bladder tissue
Aim: Disruption
Quantity: 1,5 ml
Approx. time: ca. 1,5 min
Unit: HD 2200 with MS 72, cooling necessary
 
Candida albicans
Aim: Disruption
Quantity: 10 ml
Approx. time: 10 min
Unit: HD 2070/3100 with MS 73
 
Large intestine tissue
Aim: Disruption
Quantity: 1,5 ml
Approx. time: ca. 3 min
Unit: HD 2200 with MS 72, cooling necessary
 
Dispersing of solid particles
Aim: grain size analysis
Quantity: 50 - 100 ml
Approx. time: 2 - 5 min
Unit: HD 2200/3200 with KE 76
 
Small intestine tissue
Aim: Disruption
Quantity: 1,5 ml
Approx. time: ca. 2,5 min
Unit: HD 2200 with MS 72, cooling necessary
 
Escherichia coli
Aim: Disruption for protein lay off
Quantity: 10 ml
Time: 5 - 10 min
Unit: HD 2070/3100 with MS 73 or HD 2200 with MS 73
 
Eucaryotic cells
Aim: Disruption for protein lay off
Quantity: 1,5 ml
Approx. time: 1 min
Unit: HD 2200/3200 with BR 30 and EH 3,cooling necessary
 
Meat and sausage samples
Aim: Homogenizing for determination of nitrates
Quantity: 100 ml
Approx. time: 3 min
Unit: HD 2200/3200 mit KE 76
 
Heart muscle tissue
Aim: Homogenizing
Quantity: 1,5 ml
Approx time: 4 min
Unit: HD 2200/3200 with MS 72, cooling necessary
 
Brain tissue
Aim: Disruption
Quantity: 1,5 ml
Approx time: ca. 1 min
Unit: HD 2200 with MS 72, cooling necessary 

Insect cells
Aim: Disruption for protein lay off
Quantity: 20 - 50 ml
Approx. time: app. 25 sec, pulsed
Unit: HD 2070/3100 with MS 73 and RZ 2
 
Liver tissue
Aim: Homogenizing for moleculargenetic tests
Quantity: 1,5 ml
Approx. time: 1½ min
Unit: HD 2200/3200 ith MS 72, cooling necessary
 
Liposomes
Aim: Producing of small unilamellar phospholipid vesicles
Quantity: 20 ml
Approx. time: 10 -15 min
Unit: HD 2070/3100 with TT 13, cooling necessary
 
Lymphocytes
Aim: Disruption
Quantity: 50 ìl - 2 ml
Approx. time: 1 - 5 min
Unit: HD 2070/3100 with BR 30 and EH 3
 
Nano emulsions
Aim: Drop sizes within nm range
Quantity: 2 ml
Approx. time: ca. 5 min
Unit: HD 3100 with MS 72, cooling necessary
 
Nano particles
Aim: Dispersing
Quantity: 1,5 ml
Approx time: 4 min
Unit: HD 3200 with KE 76
 
Kidney tissue
Aim: Homogenizing
Quantity: 1,5 ml
Approx. time: ca. 40 sec
Unit: HD 2200/3200 with MS 72, cooling necessary
 
O/W emulsions
Aim: .nest emulsions
Quantity: 10 ml
Approx. time: ca. 1 min
Unit: HD 3200 with KE 76, vessel: rosett cell
 
Carbon black dispersions
Aim: Homogenizing
Quantity: 50 ml
Approx time: ca. 5 min
Unit: HD 2200 with DH 13 G, vessel: KG 3
 
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Aim: Disruption
Quantity: 20 ml
Approx. time: 15 min
Unit: HD 2200/3200 with KE 76, addition of glass beads to accelerate process, cooling necessary
 
Staphylococcus aureus
Aim: Disruption
Quantity: 10 ml
Approx. time: 10 min
Unit: HD 20703100 with MS 73
 
Streptococcus
Aim: Disruption
Quantity: 10 ml
Approx. time: 8 - 10 min
Unit: HD 2200/3200 with MS 73
 
Detection of prions through cyclic amplification of protein misfolding
Quantity: 200 ml
Approx. time: ca. 1,5 min
Unit: HD 2070 with MS 73