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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 | Product Releases | Comments

Researchers and educators who use images captured in the Olympus virtual slide format (.vsi)...

Software Allows Totalization of Multiple Gases

December 12, 2013 5:14 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Sierra Instruments has released a free flow totalizer software module for its QuadraTherm 640i/...

Hot Plate Ramps to Temperature in Under 3 Minutes

December 12, 2013 5:10 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Torrey Pines Scientific’s EchoTherm Digital Stirring Hot Plate is suited for use in chemical,...

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Reflectance Probe Allows Hands-Free Measurement

December 12, 2013 5:06 pm | Spectral Evolution, Inc. | 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 | Orbeco-Hellige,Inc. | 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 | Anaheim Scientific | 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, Hach Company, Hanna Instruments | 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 | Wilks Enterprise, Inc. | 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.

Optics Image Through Rough Environmental Conditions

June 25, 2013 1:27 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Precision Glass & Optics offers customized optical solutions for shortwave infrared (SWIR) imaging applications.


KF Titrator Has Instant Recall for 20 Samples

June 25, 2013 1:22 pm | JM Science, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

JM Science’s AQUACOUNTER Coulometric Karl Fischer Titrator (AQ-300) is an easy-to-use coulometric titrator that has six built-in calculation modes to accommodate solid, liquid and gas samples.

Mobile Laboratory Suited for Temporary Projects

June 25, 2013 1:19 pm | HEMCO Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

HEMCO’s Mobilab is designed to be built and delivered as a fully equipped laboratory. It provides users with a clean, fully insulated, climate-controlled laboratory that can be relocated as needs change.

System Uses FTIR to Monitor Air Quality

June 25, 2013 1:17 pm | Bruker AXS GmbH | Product Releases | Comments

Bruker’s Open Path Air Monitoring System (OPS) allows ambient air monitoring in industrial, urban and rural environments.

Laboratory Equipment: December 2012

December 7, 2012 3:21 pm | Digital Editions | Comments

The December issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on how advancing laboratory equipment is accelerating life science breakthroughs. Other articles include explanation of automation capabilities for the molecular biology field. Emerging Fuel Technologies and Environment & Field Testing are the two special product sections for December. 

Datalogger Can Collect Information From Two Locations

November 30, 2012 11:02 am | Omega Engineering, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Omega iTHX-SD-5D Datalogger records temperature, relative humidity and dew point over an Ethernet network or the Internet, and locally on an SD card. 


Analyzer Adds Sulfur Analysis Capabilities

November 30, 2012 10:57 am | LECO Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

LECO’s TruMac CNS Macro Analyzer adds sulfur analysis capabilities (suited for soil and plant tissue analysis) to the instrument’s existing carbon/nitrogen configuration.

Volumetric Titrator Measures Moisture Content

November 30, 2012 10:54 am | JM Science, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

JM Science’s AQUACOUNTER Volumetric Karl Fischer Titrator (AQV-300) is reliable, easy-to-use and has state-of-the-art performance features that allow the measure of moisture content from low to high concentrations quickly and accurately. Measurements are simple and routine with enhanced precision. 

Benchtop Unit Provides Automated Mineralogy

November 30, 2012 10:37 am | FEI Company | Product Releases | Comments

FEI’s MLA Express is a low-cost, benchtop, automated mineralogy analyzer that enables the mining industry to maximize the recovery of valuable metals from the ore. 

Standards Eliminate Contamination Concerns

November 30, 2012 10:33 am | Control Company | Product Releases | Comments

Control Co.’s Traceable One-Shot Conductivity single-use standards calibrate all conductivity meters and probes for maximum accuracy. They eliminate concern about external container contamination. 

Performance and Ease-of-Use Drive Instrument Designs

November 5, 2012 2:31 pm | by Tim Studt, Editorial Director | Agilent Technologies | Articles | Comments

Instrument manufacturers, responding to their clients' requests, are increasing the performance of products used in environmental research, monitoring and testing.

LCD Module Easily Readable in Direct Sunlight

July 26, 2012 1:05 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Phoenix Display International's line of custom and standard transflective TFT LCDs are suited for demanding outdoor applications.

Portable FTIR Enables Field Measurement

July 26, 2012 1:05 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Gasmet Technologies' DX4040—a portable FTIR gas analyzer—enables the field measurement of thousands of gases.

Meters Offer Waterproof and Shockproof Protection

July 10, 2012 5:45 am | SPER Scientific | Product Releases | Comments

Sper Scientific's AquaShock series—handheld waterproof and shockproof water-quality meters—is rechargeable and float in water if dropped.

Gas Analyzer Facilitates Simple In-Field Operation

July 10, 2012 5:45 am | Los Gatos Research, Inc. (LGR) | Product Releases | Comments

Los Gatos Research's ultra-sensitive analyzer provides real-time, direct and automated measurement of carbonyl sulfide (OCS or COS) in ambient air samples with parts-per-trillion precision and at rates as fast as 10 Hz.

Flow Meters Suited for Hazardous Location Certification

July 10, 2012 5:45 am | Parker Hannifin Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Parker Hannifin's Porter Instrument 3600 Series flow meters and controllers are designed specifically for applications in severe industrial environments.

Portable Calibrator Suited for Site Pressure Checks

July 10, 2012 5:45 am | E Instruments Group, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

E-Instrument's PPC P/H Dual Portable Pressure Calibrator with built-in hand pumps offers both pneumatic and hydraulic calibration capabilities.

Small Footprint Analytical Nitrogen Evaporators

July 10, 2012 5:45 am | Glas-Col, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Glas-Col continues to manufacture and improve on the Zanntek line of analytical nitrogen evaporators.

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