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Laboratory Equipment: December 2014

December 17, 2014 10:20 am | Digital Editions | Comments

The December issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story about the lab of the future in the next decade unveils specific technologies that will revolutionize the industry and propel science forward. Other article topics include: weighing current needs against the future when choosing new equipment and the long-term considerations for picking a freezer.

Uncooled IR Camera Suited for R&D Apps

December 15, 2014 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sierra-Olympic Technologies’ Viento 320 IR camera features 320 x 240 px resolution with a 17-um...

Simultaneous Analysis of Multiple Samples

December 12, 2014 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments’ ICPE-9800 Series Simultaneous ICP Atomic Emission spectrometers...

Analyzer’s Method Support Environmental Compliance

December 9, 2014 11:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

OI Analytical’s FS 3700 automated chemistry analyzer is an advanced continuous flow analyzer...

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Catalog Showcases Environmental Monitoring Solutions

December 9, 2014 11:01 am | Omega Engineering, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The New Horizons in Environmental Monitoring is comprised of more than 150 full-color pages that feature the latest environmental-related products from Omega Engineering.

Flow Meter Boasts ±1% Accuracy

December 9, 2014 10:57 am | New Star Environmental, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

New Star Environmental’s Definer 220 allows users to verify gas flow rates, in the field or in the lab, to an accuracy of ±1% percent of reading, including temperature and pressure compensation. Unlike thermal mass flow meters, this primary flow meter’s positive displacement technology provides immediate indication of actual volumetric gas flow rate—accurately and independently of gas type.

Platform Streamlines Water Quality Testing

December 9, 2014 10:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hach Co.’s Hach SL1000 Portable Parallel Analyzer (PPA) platform for the drinking water industry is specifically designed and engineered to dramatically streamline water quality testing. The platform offers faster testing of multiple parameters, greatly reduced variability from test to test and operator to operator and significantly less hassle than traditional methods of testing.

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Analyzer Eliminates Need for Manual Software Correction

December 9, 2014 10:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Michell Instruments’ OptiPEAK TDL600 moisture analyzer for natural gas uses tuneable diode laser spectroscopy (TDLAS) technology, offering enhanced accuracy with a low detection limit of <1ppmV. With an exclusive Dynamic Methane Compensation System, the analyzer can measure moisture reliably in natural gas with varying compositions (such as blended gas from multiple fields or following bio-methane or re-gasified LNG injection) without the need for manual software correction factors to be made.

H2S Analyzer Measures in 15 Minutes

December 9, 2014 10:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Analytical Systems Keco has developed an analyzer that analytically quantifies H2S in liquids such as crude oil, fuel oil, naphtha, water, marine diesel, gasoline and other liquids. The Sample Transfer Stripper (STS), exclusive ASI membrane technologies and ratiometric colorimetric technology are what gives the Model 205L the enhanced ability to quantify H2S in liquids.

Rugged Transmitter is Field-adjustable

December 9, 2014 10:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Easidew PRO XP from Kahn Instruments is an explosion-proof, flameproof moisture transmitter designed for continuous measurement of moisture content of gases in hazardous area applications typically found in natural gas, petrochemical and process industries. The instrument does not need to be used with an intrinsic safety barrier.

Spectroradiometer Designed for Measurement Stability

July 7, 2014 4:50 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The SPECTRAL EVOLUTION SR-4500 spectroradiometer delivers stable temperature control across a range of ambient temperatures and environments.

Accessory Improves Analysis of Chemical Emissions

July 7, 2014 4:47 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Markes International has developed a Humidifier Accessory that extends the capability of its Micro-Chamber/Thermal Extractor by supplying it with humidified air or gas.

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Ultra-sensitive Trace VOC Analyzer

July 7, 2014 4:44 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Using a specially crafted high-resolution time-of-flight (TOF) mass spectrometer including the Qi, in combination with proprietary PTR technology, the new analyzer achieves a mass resolution of more than 6,000 (up to 10,000 m/um FWHM), a limit of detection below 1 pptv (in 30 sec) and sensitivity of more than 1500 (up to 4500 cps/ppbv). 

Evaporator Speeds Sample Prep

July 7, 2014 4:41 pm | Labconco Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Using dry heat and nitrogen blow down, the RapidVap Vertex Evaporator from Labconco speeds evaporation of up to 50 samples at the same time. 

Mass Spectrometer Speeds Biofuel Research

July 7, 2014 4:36 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The Hiden Biostream system is a research-grade mass spectrometer developed specifically for applications in biofuel research to provide real-time analysis of dissolved gases and vapors in aqueous solutions, identifying and quantifying in real-time gaseous species with molecular weights up to 300 amu.

Odor-free Evaporation Saves Fume Hood Space

July 7, 2014 4:28 pm | Genevac, Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

Genevac has added an “odor reduction” function to its EZ-2 evaporator, which enables it to be placed on the open bench rather than taking up valuable fume hood space. 

Cutting Mills are Easy to Clean

July 7, 2014 4:24 pm | FRITSCH GmbH | Product Releases | Comments

FRITSCH placed extra emphasis on easy cleaning when the company designed the PULVERISETTE 19 cutting mill. The entire grinding chamber can be opened easily in sec, and both the rotor and sieve can be removed with simple motions.

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Thermal Imaging Camera Prevents Image Blur

July 7, 2014 4:20 pm | Product Releases | Comments

FLIR Systems’ FLIR A6700sc is a compact thermal imaging camera designed for industrial R&D applications that need better image quality, more sensitivity and a higher frame rate than what can be obtained from a camera with an uncooled detector. 

Laboratory Equipment: December 2013

December 17, 2013 9:47 am | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The December issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on the lab of the future 2019. Using data collected from reader surveys, Laboratory Equipment presents the expected changes, technologies and overall feel of the laboratory in five years. Other articles discuss digital and real-time PCR in proteomics research, enabling mobile labs via mobile phones and temperature standardization for samples. Special application sections include proteomics, environmental and field testing and biofuel technologies. 

App Enables Access to Microscope Images From Anywhere

December 12, 2013 5:17 pm | Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas | Product Releases | Comments

Researchers and educators who use images captured in the Olympus virtual slide format (.vsi) will soon be able to gain access to their entire library of virtual microscope images from anywhere in the world with a mere tap of the finger, thanks to the OlyVIA Mobile iPad App, a free download from the Apple Store/iTunes.

Software Allows Totalization of Multiple Gases

December 12, 2013 5:14 pm | Sierra Instruments, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Sierra Instruments has released a free flow totalizer software module for its QuadraTherm 640i/780i mass flow meter. Through the QuadraTherm Software Interface Program (SIP), end users now have an efficient management tool to totalize and monetize all gases with one instrument.

Hot Plate Ramps to Temperature in Under 3 Minutes

December 12, 2013 5:10 pm | Torrey Pines Scientific, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Torrey Pines Scientific’s EchoTherm Digital Stirring Hot Plate is suited for use in chemical, pharmaceutical, environmental, biochemical and other laboratories where simple, reproducible, and accurate sample preparation and experimentation are a must.

Reflectance Probe Allows Hands-Free Measurement

December 12, 2013 5:06 pm | Product Releases | Comments

SPECTRAL EVOLUTION’s benchtop reflectance probe with powder sample holder and compactor is designed for qualitative and quantitative analysis, and provides researchers with hands-free measurement across the spectral range from 350 to 2500 nm.

Multi-Parameter Water Quality Colorimeter

December 12, 2013 5:02 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The MC500 Multi-Parameter Colorimeter from Orbeco-Hellige is a versatile instrument that tests for a range of water quality parameters, and is suited for use in either the field or laboratory.

Mini Light Meter is Easy-to-Use

December 12, 2013 4:59 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The M110 Mini Light Meter is Anaheim Scientific’s first model in its M-Series of mini-handheld environmental meters.

Automated, Easy Measurements Drive Water Analysis

October 3, 2013 2:57 pm | by Michelle Taylor, Editor | OI Analytical | Articles | Comments

Technological advancements have made it faster, easier and safer to monitor and analyze water according to increasingly stringent guidelines.                                                                      

Laboratory Equipment: July 2013

June 28, 2013 11:09 am | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The June issue of Laboratory Equipment continues to celebrate the magazine's 50th anniversary with a retrospective on the 1970s. Additionally, the cover story details efforts to create biofuels from algae. Special product sections include environmental and field testing, developments in OEM and microscopy.

Field-Portable Analyzer Measures in 15 Min

June 25, 2013 1:35 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Wilks’ InfraCal 2 Field Portable IR Analyzer can measure down to 0.1 ppm oil-in-water accurately, on-site and in <15 min.

Digital Multimeter Benefits from Dual Display

June 25, 2013 1:31 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Rigol Technologies’ DM3058E digital multimeter is designed with a 5.5-digit resolution and dual display.

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