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When Freezing Wi-Fi is a Good Thing

March 6, 2015 9:59 am | by Jim Baker, Electrical Engineer, Ventev Wireless Infrastructure, Hunt Valley, Md. | Articles | Comments

Ensuring reliable Wi-Fi in harsh conditions, such as the freezing cold, can be complex, but researchers have found safe solutions to stay connected and monitor the working area.

Compact Wellplates Can be Stacked

January 30, 2015 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Porvair Sciences’ low-profile 96-well deep wellplate achieves a storage volume of 1.1 mL/well in...

Manual Pipette Controller is Easy to Use

January 30, 2015 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Scilogex Levo pipette fillers from M2 Scientifics are easy to use. Getting started is quick—...

Versatile Tips Fit all Pipettes

January 30, 2015 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

BrandTech Scientific’s line of BRAND pipette tips include sterile, non-sterile, filtered and...

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Heated Enclosure Protects Wi-Fi in Freezer Rooms

January 5, 2015 12:24 pm | by Ventev Wireless Infrastructure | Product Releases | Comments

Ventev’s heated Wi-Fi access point enclosure can ensure crucial Wi-Fi/WLAN connectivity in freezer rooms that are common in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. Wi-Fi coverage is needed in every kind of workplace; freezers and refrigerated rooms are no exception.

Viewing Cabinet is Compact, Portable

January 5, 2015 12:20 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The compact, lightweight CM-10MP mini viewing cabinet from Spectronics is suited for any type of laboratory application requiring high-contrast fluorescence analysis. It is also ideal for viewing TLC plates and quality control inspection of PC boards. Weighing only 4 lb, it can be conveniently carried from place to place. With its compact dimensions of 8.75 x 10 x 4.5”, this space-saving unit can fit easily in cramped areas.

Pharma Solvent Gets an Upgrade

January 5, 2015 12:16 pm | Restek Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

To keep up with the demands of pharmaceutical QC labs performing residual solvent analysis, Restek has released an updated Class 2 Mix A reference standard. This standard has been reformulated to include cumene, which was added to the USP Class 2 list in August 2013, and allows labs to successfully detect and quantify solvent residues in compliance with the latest USP <467> guidelines.


Valves Allow Smooth Fluid Direction Change

January 5, 2015 12:13 pm | Qosina | Product Releases | Comments

Qosina carries an extensive line of stopcocks in inventory and ready for immediate delivery. Stopcocks are offered in 1-, 2-, 3- and 4-way fluid direction and 2-, 3-, 4-, 5- and 6-gang manifolds. Connections include male luer slip, male luer lock, male luer with spin lock, rotating male luer lock, female luer lock and tubing ports ranging from 0.118 to 0.26” ID.

LED Light Engines for Fluorescence Imaging Systems

January 5, 2015 12:08 pm | Innovations in Optics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Innovations in Optics offers high-power LED Light Engines as excitation illuminators for large field-of-view fluorescent imagers used in life science instruments. Specific OEM applications include life science instruments such as gel & Western blot documentation systems, real-time PCR thermocyclers, automated colony counters, chlorophyll fluorescence imagers, low-density microarray analyzers and small animal, in vivo fluorescence imaging systems.

Data Logger Ideal for Cleanrooms, Clinical Labs

January 5, 2015 12:04 pm | Omega Engineering, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Omega Engineering’s OM-CP-RFPRHTEMP2000A series of wireless data loggers features wireless two-way communication, real-time data, 5-yr battery life, battery life indicator, audible and LED alarm indicators and cumulative alarm delay. The wireless data logger measures and records ambient pressure, humidity and temperature.

Objectives Designed for Ultra-deep Biological Imaging

January 5, 2015 11:58 am | Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas | Product Releases | Comments

Olympus has developed two dedicated microscope objectives optimized for deep, high-resolution imaging of life science specimens up to 8 mm beneath the surface. The 10 and 25x objectives are designed for multiphoton imaging using clearing techniques such as CLARITY, SCALEVIEW and SeeDB, along with live-cell imaging and light sheet microscopy.

Code Reader Scans in Less Than 1 Sec

January 5, 2015 11:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Tracxer Code Reader TS201 MINI from Micronic is a high-speed storage tube code reader designed to enhance lab space. It is truly versatile—it reads 1-D rack barcodes, 1-D barcoded tubes and 2-D data-matrix coded tubes (in 96-, 48- and 24-well formats) all in <1 sec.


Rugged, Low-viscosity System Cures Quickly

January 5, 2015 11:45 am | Master Bond, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Well suited for bonding dissimilar substrates, Master Bond’s UV15X-2 is a one-part UV-curable adhesive, sealant, coating and potting compound. This versatile system combines a high-performance physical profile with low shrinkage upon curing.

Deuterium Lamps for AA, UV, LC Instruments

January 5, 2015 11:39 am | JM Science, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

JM Science offers a selection of deuterium lamps (D2 Lamps) for atomic absorption, ultraviolet visible spectrophotometer and HPLC instrumentation. The deuterium lamp has a low-pressure, gas discharge light source often used in spectroscopy when a continuous spectrum in the UV region is needed.

Medium Enables Flexible Purification of MAbs

January 5, 2015 11:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

GE Healthcare Life Sciences’ Capto S ImpAct cation exchange chromatography medium is designed for efficient and flexible purification of monoclonal antibodies (MAbs). The product is a strong cation exchanger for the intermediate and polishing steps when purifying MAbs and a range of other biomolecules.

Quick Disconnects for Media Bottles Improve Safety

December 22, 2014 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

CPC’s BQ45GL series of caps provides three options for quick disconnect couplings to meet various needs. Adding quick disconnects to media bottles enhances the user experience by making it easier to exchange consumable products.

Ultra-low Temperature Rack Ideal for Long-term Storage

December 19, 2014 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Micronic’s 24-2 ultra-low temperature rack is designed for tissue tube storage. Precision manufactured in a Class 7 cleanroom production facility, the rack accommodates 24 3.00-mL tissue storage tubes in an automation-compatible American National Standards Institute/Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (ANSI/SLAS) dimensional footprint.


Chillers, Heat Exchangers Enhance Liquid Cooling

December 10, 2014 9:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. has introduced a series of portable chiller systems and liquid-to-air heat exchangers for controlling fluid temperatures in looped liquid cooling systems. The chillers allow precise temperature control of the recirculating coolants used for managing heat in electronic equipment.

Immersion Coolers are Green Alternative

December 10, 2014 9:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Huber Kältemaschinenbau offers a flexible solution for a variety of cooling applications, including its range of immersion coolers. These units are easy to use and ideally suited to quick liquid cooling. A typical application is cooling heating thermostats or as a substitute for dry ice.

Algorithm Safely Controls Reaction Temperature

December 10, 2014 9:12 am | Mettler Toledo | Product Releases | Comments

METTLER TOLDEO has released a new volumetric dosing algorithm for EasyMax and OptiMax synthesis workstations that allows unattended dosing combined with safe reaction temperature control. The latest synthesis workstation touchscreen firmware allows the user to enter the maximum reaction temperature for a dosing operation, which is particularly advantageous for exothermic reactions.

DAQ Modules for Temperature and Voltage Measurement

December 10, 2014 9:09 am | Omega Engineering, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Omega Engineering’s 24-bit multifunction USB data acquisition models for temperature and voltage measurement feature up to 16 single-ended/8 differential analog inputs. Each device includes 8 digital I/O and two counter inputs. The OMB-DAQ-2408-2AO also features two analog outputs.

pH Electrode Boasts Bluetooth Technology

December 10, 2014 9:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hanna Instruments’ HALO pH probe, a high-quality, double-junction, refillable glass pH probe with a built-in temperature, boasts Bluetooth Smart (Bluetooth 4.0) technology. Using Bluetooth Smart technology, the electrode transmits measurement data directly to an iPad (3rd generation or newer) running the Hanna Lab App.

Assay System Saves Time, Space

December 9, 2014 4:48 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Cleaver Scientific’s COMPAC-50 High-throughput COMET Assay system enables simultaneous electrophoresis of up to 50 assay slides, saving considerable lab space and reducing slide handling time by up to 2/3 when compared to previous standard methods. This equates to a significant time saving of up to 90% when handling 50 assay slides.

Reagent Cocktails Streamline Flow Cytometry

December 9, 2014 4:45 pm | Beckman Coulter - Life Sciences | Product Releases | Comments

DuraClone IM premixed dry reagent cocktails from Beckman Coulter Life Sciences standardize and streamline workflow for high-content flow cytometry in translational research studies involving identification of cellular sub-populations of the human immune system.

Valves Allow 360° Positioning

December 9, 2014 4:42 pm | Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Needle valves are used to control the rate of flow in a pneumatic system by controlling flow in both directions. Material enters the input port, travels through an adjustable orifice and out the output port.

Cleaning Pads Won’t Harm Sensitive Surfaces

December 9, 2014 4:37 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Allegro Industries offers a complete line of cleaning, storage and testing accessories available for respirator users. Among the products included in this line are wall cases and storage bags, wipes, cleaning kits and respirator fit test kits.

Catalog Highlights OEM Pump Offerings

December 9, 2014 4:33 pm | Fluid Metering, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Fluid Metering, Inc. has released its 2014 OEM Catalog for Metering Pumps & Dispensers. The company’s OEM pumps are typically miniature versions of their standard valveless piston pump design driven by compact stepper or brushless DC drive motors.

Accessory Optimizes Wellplate Workflow

December 9, 2014 4:29 pm | Product Releases | Comments

INTEGRA has introduced a three-position stage for its VIAFLO 96 and VIAFLO 384 handheld benchtop pipettes. The accessory expands available stage positions for microplates, reservoirs and tips on a VIAFLO 96 or VIAFLO 384 from two to three, thereby enhancing workflow in a range of applications.

Enzyme Suited for Virus Production

November 6, 2014 12:15 pm | Sartorius Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

DENARASE endonuclease, offered by Sartorius Stedim Biotech, is a genetically engineered endonuclease from Serratia marcescens and used in purification processes of biological molecules. Because of its high activity and ease of use, it is often utilized in production of viruses and virus-like particles.

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