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Pharmaceuticals

From drug discovery to formulation, development, and trouble shooting, our systems give you answers.

APIs, excipients and more

Renishaw's Raman systems have the performance and flexibility you need to analyse all your pharmaceutical materials.

  • Identify and differentiate API polymorphs and excipients
  • Generate images of the formulations used in tablets, inhalers and nasal sprays at sub-micrometre spatial resolution
  • Use our dedicated high-throughput polymorph screening capabilities
  • Study the thermal behaviour of drugs using advanced temperature control
  • Fast, quantitative analyses of entire tablets and powder blends
  • Determine the uniformity of mixing
  • Analyse API and metabolites in cells and tissue 
  • Identify contaminants

One spectrum reveals all

Save time. Use SynchroScan to reveal all the key Raman bands; at high spectral resolution, over the entire Raman range, in just one data collection. See lattice modes, OH bands, and everything in-between. Spot the most subtle sample differences wherever they occur in the spectrum.

Generate images rapidly

Rapidly generate images of your formulations with StreamLine™. This uses line focus illumination, allowing you to use higher laser powers without risk of sample damage, thereby reducing experiment times.

Generate images of formulations

Ensure your chemical images are representative; use Renishaw's StreamLine. You can change resolution to suit your domain size and, because Renishaw's WiRE software can cope with massive data files, you can analyse over the entire sample surface. Powerful Renishaw features, such as Slalom (to ensure the whole surface is sampled) and HD imaging (to get crisp clear images), provide all the options you need, whatever your formulation.

21 CFR 11

Renishaw's WiRE software supports 21 CFR part 11 compliance.

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  • StreamHR Rapide - nasal spray

    Using a Renishaw inVia confocal Raman microscope and WiRE™ software to image a drop of nasal medication. The image build up is shown at true data collection speed using StreamHR Rapide.

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