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Microspheres - Polyethylene spherical particles in sizes 1micron (1um) to 1700micron (1.7mm)
Microspheres - Polyethylene spherical particles in sizes 1micron (1um) to 1700micron (1.7mm)
  • Microspheres - Polyethylene spherical particles in sizes 1micron (1um) to 1700micron (1.7mm)
  • Microspheres - Polyethylene spherical particles 1micron to 10micron (1um to 10um) in diameter - Unpigmented polymer spheres for microplastics research

Pure polyethylene polymer microspheres in dry powder form. No solvents, additives, or colorants are used in the manufacturing process. Polyethylene microspheres are hydrophobic and need to be coated with a surfactant prior to suspending in water. We recommend Tween 80 or Tween 20 Surfactants.

Other colors, sizes and grades of polyethylene spherical particles are available:
Polyethylene Microspheres (Colors, Fluorescent, Phosphorescent, Barium Sulfate)

Please Contact us for custom sizes or large quantities.

Material: Polyethylene (LDPE)
Color: Translucent
Shape: Spherical
Form: Dry powder
Size Range: Each product code specifies size range (min size - max size)
Density: 0.96g/cc-0.98g/cc, each product code specifies density
Particles in Size Range: > 90%
Spherical Particles: > 90%
Auto-Ignition Temperature: 330C-410C
Index of Refraction: ~1.5
Good resistance to alcohols, dilute alkalis and acids
Limited resistance to aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons, mineral oils, oxidizing agents and halogenated hydrocarbons
High temperatures reduce resistance to solvents
Hydrophobic
Might soften and/or melt at temperatures above 100C
Susceptible to stress cracking, if high pressure is applied

Some examples of applications utilizing clear polyethylene microspheres:

  1. Bondline spacers
  2. Porous ceramics
  3. Artificial bone structures
  4. Microplastics effects on living organisms
  5. Unpigmented particles of specific size for simulations

Born, P., Holldack, K. & Sperl, M. Particle characterization using THz spectroscopy. Granular Matter 17, 2015, 531–536. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10035-015-0578-9

Takaki, K., Rinaldi, G., Berriman, M., Pagán, A, Ramakrishnan, L. Schistosoma mansoni eggs modulate the timing of granuloma formation to promote transmission. bioRxiv 2020.04.14.  https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.0...

L. X. Xu, M. S. Bhamla. Biophysical mechanism of ultrafast helical twisting contraction in the giant unicellular ciliate Spirostomum ambiguum. bioRxiv 854836; https://doi.org/10.1101/854836

Kim, SJ., Kim, JH., The interaction of colloidal particles with weak homeotropic anchoring energy in homogeneous nematic liquid crystal cells. Soft Matter, 2014,10, 2664-2670 https://doi.org/10.1039/C3SM53092B

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Item # Description/Size Status Price Qty
CPMS-0.96 1-4um - 0.2g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 1-4um - 0.2g
In Stock $212.00
CPMS-0.96 1-10um - 0.2g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 1-10um - 0.2g
In Stock $198.50
CPMS-0.96 3-16um - 0.2g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 3-16um - 0.2g
In Stock $198.50
CPMS-0.96 10-22um - 0.2g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 10-22um - 0.2g
Email Us $372.75
CPMS-0.96 10-27um - 1g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 10-27um - 1g
Email Us $372.75
CPMS-0.96 10-45um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 10-45um - 10g
Email Us $215.00
CPMS-0.96 10-63um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 10-63um - 10g
In Stock $157.00
CPMS-0.96 10-90um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 10-90um - 10g
In Stock $103.95
CPMS-0.96 10-106um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 10-106um - 10g
In Stock $103.95
CPMS-0.96 10-150um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 10-150um - 10g
In Stock $103.95
CPMS-0.96 20-27um - 0.5g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 20-27um - 0.5g
In Stock $298.50
CPMS-0.96 27-32um - 1g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 27-32um - 1g
In Stock $261.00
CPMS-0.96 27-45um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 27-45um - 10g
In Stock $215.00
CPMS-0.96 32-38um - 5g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 32-38um - 5g
In Stock $261.00
CPMS-0.96 38-45um - 5g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 38-45um - 5g
In Stock $261.00
CPMS-0.96 45-53um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 45-53um - 10g
In Stock $215.00
CPMS-0.96 45-75um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 45-75um - 10g
In Stock $157.00
CPMS-0.96 53-63um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 53-63um - 10g
In Stock $215.00
CPMS-0.96 63-75um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 63-75um - 10g
In Stock $157.00
CPMS-0.96 75-90um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 75-90um - 10g
In Stock $157.00
CPMS-0.96 90-106um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 90-106um - 10g
In Stock $157.00
CPMS-0.96 106-125um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 106-125um - 10g
In Stock $131.25
CPMS-0.96 125-150um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 125-150um - 10g
In Stock $131.25
CPMS-0.96 150-180um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 150-180um - 10g
In Stock $131.25
CPMS-0.96 180-212um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 180-212um - 10g
In Stock $131.25
CPMS-0.96 212-250um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 212-250um - 10g
In Stock $103.95
CPMS-0.96 250-300um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 250-300um - 10g
In Stock $103.95
CPMS-0.96 300-355um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 300-355um - 10g
In Stock $103.95
CPMS-0.96 355-425um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 355-425um - 10g
In Stock $103.95
CPMS-0.96 425-500um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 425-500um - 10g
In Stock $103.95
CPMS-0.96 500-600um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 500-600um - 10g
Email Us $103.95
CPMS-0.96 600-710um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 600-710um - 10g
In Stock $121.00
CPMS-0.96 710-850um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 710-850um - 10g
In Stock $137.50
CPMS-0.96 850-1000um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 850-1000um - 10g
In Stock $157.00
CPMS-0.96 1000-1180um - 10g
Clear Polyethylene Microspheres 0.96g/cc 1000-1180um - 10g
In Stock $215.00
CPMS-0.96 1180-1400um - 5g
Clear Polyethylene Spheres 0.96g/cc 1180-1400um - 5g
In Stock $261.00
CPMS-0.96 1400-1700um - 1g
Clear Polyethylene Spheres 0.96g/cc 1400-1700um - 1g
In Stock $261.00
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