The June issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on sample prep, and the multitude of systems and consumables researchers use to perform the most utilized process in the lab. Other articles detail the technological expansion of NMR, and the benefits of using evidence drying cabinets in forensic applications. Products include: mixers, incubators, gas generators, pumps, valves, fittings and more, with special sections on food & bev, lab design & furnishings and forensics.
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The CAO Group’s UltraLite ALS Turbo heads uncover twice the amount of forensic evidence. The forensic light system incorporates advanced “Turbo” light technology in six of the interchangeable heads used for various detection methods.
Bio-Rad’s KnowitAll spectroscopy software can be used for the analysis of automobile paint samples acquired at crime scenes. Using the software to search multiple automobile paint layers found at a crime scene against the Paint Data Query (PDQ) database—the world’s largest international automotive paint database with nearly 20,000 samples—forensic scientists can determine the make, model, year and manufacturing origin of the samples.
The June issue of Laboratory Equipment continues to celebrate the magazine's 50th anniversary with a retrospective on the 1960s. Additionally, the cover story details efforts to remove sample prep as a common bottleneck in the lab. Other articles discuss ELN lessons for food and beverage companies and the efficiency gains achieved by implementing a direct-to-slide printer. Special product sections include food and beverage and forensics.
The Spectroline TRITAN 450 is a powerful, multiple-LED, broad-beam blue light forensic inspection lamp. It is suited for a range of forensic applications, including crime scene investigation, gathering evidence and forensic laboratory work.
From crime scene sample to final identification, Abetter Dactyloscopy from Qualitype covers the entire workflow of fingerprint analysis.
Designed specifically for forensic investigation, Resolve Optics’ Model 228 is a full-featured, high-performance UV lens.
Promega has designed the GenePrint 10 System for human cell line authentication and sample identification.
CRAIC Technologies’ Auriga microspectroscopy and imaging software package is designed to collect, analyze and process both microspectra and images from proprietary microspectrophotometers running Windows 8.
Animetrics’ ID-Ready is a subscription-based online service for smaller law enforcement departments.
The October issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on microscopy technologies that are quickly moving the industry forward. Developers are pushing the limits of existing imaging technologies to create systems with three times the measurement speed, resolution and consistency. Other articles include LIMS and ultrapure water. Special sections this month include forensic science and food & beverage laboratories.
With the Xevo G2-S QTof and Xevo G2-S Tof mass spectrometers, Waters Corp. brings its StepWave ion optics technology to its benchtop quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry products.
Resolve Optics’ Cartridge Electrostatic Recovery and Analysis (CERA) system extracts fingerprints from discharged cartridge cases, not visible by any other means.
Mystaire Misonix’s SecureDry evidence drying cabinets are designed to provide a secure and dedicated area for drying wet evidentiary items while creating a barrier to keep out the potential threat of cross-contamination.
The Protector Benchtop Evidence Drying Cabinet from Labconco provides a compact, space-saving method of securely drying evidence. At 36" wide and 28" deep, the cabinet fits atop standard laboratory cabinetry.
The Mobile EDU from Air Science is suited for classroom demonstrations and industrial training. It is completely self-contained and provides all around visibility.
AirClean Systems’ CyanoSafe filtered cyanoacrylate fuming chambers provide safe, automated latent fingerprint development. The filtered cyanoacrylate fuming chamber is designed to safely and effectively process evidentiary items using the cyanoacrylate fuming method.
Thermo Fisher Scientific's triple quadrupole gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GCMS/MS) system offers selectivity, analytical performance and productivity.
FoxFury's Rook Alternate Light Source (ALS) LED kit makes it easier to find forensic evidence and finally settles the debate over best wavelengths.
Using a mixer mill to pulverize samples before forensic analysis provides better drug extraction recovery.
Check out the October 2011 issue of Laboratory Equipment magazine, featuring a cover story on food and beverage, a survey on liquid handling and special product sections on food and beverage, forensic science laboratories and laboratory design.
by Stephen Wilent, Laboratory Solutions Consultant, Mettler-Toledo, Inc. Software developed for laboratory balances, Mettler Toledo’s LabX Balance, can establish efficacy standards regarding regulatory requirements for crime labs.
by Paula Pou, Life Sciences WriterThe Federal Aviation Administration’s forensic toxicology lab employed a pipette calibration system to enhance quality and compliance.
The pipetting performance and monitoring/audit trail features of Hamilton’s STAR liquid handling platform have been combined with Sorenson Forensics’ expertise in method validation, thus providing validated automation systems suited for DNA analysis in casework and databasing applications.
Thermo Fisher Scientific’s drug screening and confirmation solution for forensic toxicology is based on its Exactive benchtop LC-MS (liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry) platform.
The HyperVision HPV-2 high-speed video camera from Shimadzu Scientific Instruments utilizes the high-sensitivity IS-CCD image sensor to achieve ultra-fast recording, including a multi-camera synchronized recording at speeds of 1 million frames per second.
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