Flow Imaging Microscopy Blog

Meet the FlowCam's World Class Technical Support Team

When you buy a FlowCam, you gain access to a team of technical experts dedicated to supporting and improving your FlowCam and VisualSpreadsheet experiences. Residing in the Fluid Imaging Technology headquarters in Maine, USA, our Support team works directly with our Engineering departments to stay up-to-date on the most pertinent FlowCam and VisualSpreadsheet updates and improvements. In turn, they provide you with the most accurate, beneficial, and efficient customer service.  Ask our Technical Support team about:

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Topics: News and Events

See the FlowCam at Powder & Bulk Solids Toronto, June 4th

Flow Imaging Microscopy has revolutionized particle analysis by offering qualitative, morphological analysis in addition to quantitative analysis (count and size). 

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Topics: Industrial Applications, News and Events, FlowCam Technology

Welcome, Steve and Sarah! New Team Members at Fluid Imaging

Please welcome aboard two new team members at Fluid Imaging Technologies: Steve Bowen and Sarah Isakson.

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Topics: News and Events

Welcome, Dominic! New Hire Joins Customer Care Team

Join us in welcoming Dominic Benfatta, newly hired Customer Care Associate, to the Fluid Imaging Technologies team. 

Dominic finished his degree in Portland at the University of Southern Maine where he was awarded a B.S. in Biology with a Concentration in Human Biology and a Minor in Biochemistry, graduating this past December. While in school Dominic worked as a lab technician and wellness specialist at a local compounding pharmacy, in an on-campus optogenetics lab, and as a fellow for an international non-profit geared towards spreading meditation and stress management skills to college students. He enjoys hiking, slacklining, drawing, reading, and cooking in his free time.

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Welcome Back, 2X! Particle Analysis Size Increased To 1 mm for FlowCam 8000 Series & FlowCam Cyano

Our flagship product released in 2002, the FlowCam VS imaging flow cytometer, could optionally be outfitted with a 2X objective which touted a maximum particle analysis size of 1 mm. When the FlowCam 8000 Series was released in 2016 and replaced the FlowCam VS, a 2X objective was not available and maximum particle analysis size was reduced down to 600 µm. 

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Topics: News and Events, FlowCam Technology

File Processing Mode Enables Users To Reprocess Files and Adjust Camera Settings After The Fact

Every version of VisualSpreadsheet® is equipped with File Processing Mode, a unique tool offered by the FlowCam®. It offers an efficient and cost-effective way to optimize your particle analysis.  By using File Processing Mode, you can reduce your effort by ensuring your valuable sample is captured correctly the first time.

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Topics: News and Events, FlowCam Technology

FlowCam Technical Customer Support Team Travels to Asia

Fluid Imaging Technologies offers hands on training after the purchase of a FlowCam particle analyzer, or as refresher training for existing customers.  We partner with international distributors to assist in local language, shipping and training logistics, as well as to provide a local presence in the country and enhance the sales process.  Throughout January and March, Stephen Barton and Kay Johnson traveled extensively throughout Asia.

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My Travels with the FlowCam in Asia and the Middle East

When I started at Fluid Imaging Technologies one of the draws of the position was that I would get to see the world. In supporting our customers, I have done exactly that. Recently I was able to spend a significant time abroad traveling to Singapore, the United Arab Emirates, and India. I had the opportunity to work with scientists in a variety of industrial and research applications to ensure that their instrument and methodology were optimized for their needs.

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Topics: News and Events, Aquatic Research

Fluid Imaging Technologies Hires New Accounting Assistant

We welcome Stefanie Hebert as our new Accounting Assistant! 

Stefanie joins us with 8 years of experience in the finance department of a non-profit. There she mastered contract and budget development for the organization's many programs.

In her free time she enjoys painting, learning new DIY home improvements, and hanging out with her children. 

We're excited to have Stefanie on our team. Welcome, Stef! 

 

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FlowCam Used in Study Comparing Particulates Shedding from Plastic vs. Glass Electric Water Kettles

It is no secret that plastic has found its way into more and more everyday products. However, it may be surprising to learn about the sheer volume of plastic particulates shedding from these products and being released into the environment on a daily basis.

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Topics: News and Events, FlowCam Technology