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soniccatch and sonicwipe by usePAT optimise measurements in industrial liquids for enhanced process control.

process optimisation by usePAT

soniccatch is an ultrasonic trap to make

small particles measurable directly in

industrial liquids.

sonicwipe is an ultrasonic cleaning device

for sensors to keep their surface clear

within industrial liquids.

We offer add-on devices for the improvement of in-line measurements in PAT (Process Analytical Technology) systems. They are compatible with a variety of sensors and can be designed and adapted to the specific needs and requirements of many fields of application. In order to facilitate the process of real-time measuring, our technology takes advantage of well-controlled ultrasonic fields for spatial particle manipulation in liquids.


Based on this, we provide products that have the ability to gather desired particles in specific areas of an ultrasound field thus forming a small (but concentrated) transient sample. This enables the retrieval of real-time data directly on those agglomerated particles, which provide a similar signal to that of sediments, or the de-populated area close by (solid vs. liquid signal).


Another feature of our devices is the ability to remove undesired aggregates from sensor-surfaces and their further maintenance regarding cleanness. Therefore, the implementation of our technology leads to an increase in the selectivity, stability and sensitivity of the whole data-requirement process (e.g. in continuous production lines), which is especially important for any data driven industry.

cost reduction and increased efficiency

Improved process control through in-line, real-time data


Higher stability of

in-line Sensors in liquids


Continuous measurements without

sample taking

Higher worker safety through in-line measurements

Improved sensitivity of measuring devices


No sensor dismantling for cleaning needed

fields of applications


Chemical Industry

(Waste-) Water




combineable with various sensors - e.g.

Raman spectroscopy

(ATR) infrared spectroscopy

process refractometry

process microscopy

FBRM probes


O2 sensors


turbidity measurements

whitepapers & more

Find more information on the usePAT technology and its applications in whitepapers & more.

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hot topics

soniccatch & microplastics

microplastics is an interesting topic in our society. soniccatch enables in-line probes to analyse microplastic in liquids.

Read more about usePAT´s contribution and the analysis results in our 2-Pager

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article @ industrie magazin

“industrie magazin” featured the applications of sonicwipe amongst the section “innovation of the month” in the september issue focussing on sustainability and environment.

industrie magazin_sonicwipe.pdf
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EFIB digital

PAT application on soniccatch x Raman & ATR-Spectroscopy of a fermentation process.

Check us out from the 5th to 9th of October!


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analytica virtual

Interesting times call for new ideas – usePAT is joining up for this year’s analytica, taking place virtually the first time!

Visit us from October 19th to 23rd at your virtual booth and check out the intriguing event!


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The multi-disciplinary team of usePAT sees itself as a "360° agency" for the improvement of in-line measurements in liquids using ultrasound. All members are experienced and technically skilled experts in the fields of ultrasonic & technology development as well as mechanical engineering, chemical analytic, programming, electronics, mechatronics and process engineering, process control, general physics as well business development and management.

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