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Stirring Solution Economizes Lab Space

May 5, 2014 10:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Asynt’s Vortex Blend overhead stirrer specifically caters to scientists who need to test new formulations and blends in parallel. 

Biodiesel Blend Analyzer Ensures Accuracy

May 5, 2014 10:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

The InfraCal 2 Analyzer from Wilks offers enhanced features, such as better repeatability,...

Custom Reactor Systems Drive Petroleum Research

May 5, 2014 10:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

Syrris offers Custom Reactor Systems ranging from 10 mL to 250 L, designed and built to...

Filters Stand Up to High-temp Biomass Gasification

May 5, 2014 10:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Porvair Filtration Group has expanded its range of high-temperature filters with the...

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Method, Analyzer Provide Accurate Diesel Analysis

May 5, 2014 10:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

PAC has developed the ASTM D7668 “Standard Test Method for Determination of Derived Cetane Number (DCN) of Diesel Fuel Oils—Ignition Delay and Combustion Delay Using a Constant Volume Combustion Chamber Method” for the PAC Herzog CID 510.

Brochure Highlights Rugged Adhesives for Oil, Chemical Processing

May 5, 2014 10:38 am | Master Bond, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The oil and chemical processing industry is faced with the need for materials that can handle extreme elements. Learn more about adhesives, sealants and coatings for oil and gas production, pipelines, petrochemicals and refineries in this brochure from Master Bond.

Automated Analyzer Measures Organic Content

May 5, 2014 10:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Exeter Analytical’s Model 440 CHN Analyzer is a precise and accurate tool for determining the organic content of geological samples, including soils, sediment and fossil fuels.


Analyzer Determines Low Sulfur in Fuels

May 5, 2014 10:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

The S2 RANGER from Bruker Corp. performs multi-element analysis from carbon (C) to uranium (U) from 100% down to the ppm-level in solids, powders or liquids with little or no sample preparation.

Laboratory Equipment: January 2014

January 6, 2014 12:26 pm | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The January issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on easy-to-use, next-generation automation systems. Other articles discuss multi-angle light scattering spectroscopy as a biomedical research tool, as well as different sample preparation techniques for seafood. Product updates include: glove boxes, fume hoods, IR/FTIR, power supplies, pipettes and syringes, and chemicals, gases and standards. Special application sections this month are: food and beverage, biofuel technologies and lab design and furnishings.

Particle Size Analyzer for Drilling Mud Analysis

January 2, 2014 2:16 pm | Malvern Instruments Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Malvern’s robust Mastersizer 3000 particle size analyzer can be used in drilling mud analysis. The particle size of drilling mud components exerts a significant influence on the performance of the final drilling mud product.

Gas Analyzer Protects Against Temperature Fluctuations

January 2, 2014 2:13 pm | Product Releases | Comments

LECO Corp.’s 736 Series is an oxygen/nitrogen analyzer developed for accurate wide-range measurement of oxygen and nitrogen content of inorganic materials, ferrous and nonferrous alloys and refractory materials using the inert gas fusion technique.

Analyzer Incorporates New Alternative Test Method

January 2, 2014 2:09 pm | Product Releases | Comments

A new method for measuring the True Vapor Pressure (TVP) of crude oils is spreading quickly within the oil and gas industry. At request of the American Petroleum Institute (API), The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently confirmed the use of the ASTM D6377-10 standard as an alternative test method for the determination of the True Vapor Pressure of high VP crude oils.


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. 

Rubber Tubing Offers Excellent Chemical Resistance

December 12, 2013 2:07 pm | NewAge Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

NewAge Industries’ Vitube tubing made of Dupont Performance Elastomer’s Viton synthetic rubber provides a wide range of chemical resistanc, along with enhanced performance, especially at high temperatures.

Two-Component Epoxy Features High Temperature, Chemical Resistance

December 12, 2013 2:04 pm | Master Bond, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Master Bond Supreme 45HTQ is a thermally stable, two-component quartz filled epoxy system. It features enhanced abrasion- and chemical-resistant properties.

Ultrafast Electron Microscope Images in Nanoseconds

December 12, 2013 1:53 pm | Product Releases | Comments

FEI’s Tecnai Femto ultrafast electron microscope (UEM) enables scientists to explore ultrafast events and processes that occur at the atomic and molecular spatial scale over time spans measured in femtoseconds (10-15 seconds).

Thermocouple Cables Provide Weight, Space Savings

December 12, 2013 1:50 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Cicoil’s Highly Flexible Thermocouple Cables have been designed for continuous motion, tight routing, excessive temperatures (-65 to +260 C) and extremely harsh environments.


Automatic Analyzer Tests Fuels, Chemicals

December 12, 2013 1:44 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Grabner’s MINIVAP VPXpert-L automates the manual ASTM D2879 Standard Test Method for Vapor Pressure by Isoteniscope used by the chemical industry. The analyzer measures gasoline, jet fuels, solvents and chemicals, as well as food, flavor and fragrance products with improved precision.

Touchscreen Peristaltic Pump is Easy-to-Use

December 12, 2013 1:37 pm | Product Releases | Comments

KD Scientific’s Allegro Peristaltic Pump System allows maintenance free, continuous flow pumping for various fluids. It can easily dispense in forward or reverse direction using the touchscreen display.

Laboratory Equipment: January 2013

January 3, 2013 10:46 am | Digital Editions | Comments

The January issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on how advancing laboratory automation is enhancing productivity, reliability and accuracy. Emerging Fuel Technologies and Food and Beverage labs are the two special product/article sections.

Pulsation-Free Pump is Compact

January 2, 2013 4:00 pm | Gardner Denver, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Thomas has introduced the oil-less, long-life Picolino Rotary pump and compressor

Dissolved Species Monitor for Biofuel Research

January 2, 2013 3:57 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Hiden Analytical has developed a cuvette-style interface for the Hiden HPR-40 membrane inlet mass spectrometer (MIMS) series. 

Field Spectroradiometer Measures Upwelling, Downwelling

January 2, 2013 3:55 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The UDS-1100 from Spectral Evolution is suited for surface reflectance measurements where it is inconvenient or impractical to take frequent reflectance panel reference scans, especially on days with shifting cloud cover. 

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. 

Reed Sensors Draw Zero Voltage, Current

December 3, 2012 4:24 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Standex-Meder Electronics' line of liquid level reed sensors are suited for use in laboratory fluid systems, automotive fluid sensing, aerospace and marine fuel level sensors, as well as a myriad of industrial uses, electrical equipment and home appliances. 

Oil-Less Pump is Small, Lightweight

December 3, 2012 4:21 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The 319 Series oil-less, WOB-L Piston DC pump and compressor from Thomas is small, lightweight (5.1 lb) and manufactured with die-cast aluminum components for strength and durability.

EMR Spectrometer Package Suited for Academia

December 3, 2012 4:18 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Oxford Instruments Industrial Analysis has developed and customized the AffirmoEX Electron Magnetic Resonance (EMR) compact benchtop spectrometer, regenerating the teaching of EMR in higher education.

WDXRF Spectrometer Tackles Lube Oil Analysis

December 3, 2012 4:04 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Rigaku Corp.’s Application Note No. 5039 describes the analysis of unused lubricating oils and additives for a variety of inorganic elements following ASTM method D6443-04 using the company’s Supermini200—a benchtop WDXRF spectrometer.

Multi-Fuel Analyzer Incorporates IR Spectroscopy

December 3, 2012 4:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The MINISCAN IRXpert analyzer from AMETEK Grabner Instruments is a completely portable multi-fuel analyzer for gasoline, diesel and biodiesel blends that incorporates the advantages of mid-IR and near-IR spectroscopy to achieve enhanced accuracy of fuel properties. 

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