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Flow Meters Redesigned for Greater Efficiency

May 15, 2015 4:56 pm | Sierra Instruments, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Sierra Instruments has upgraded the InnovaSonic Ultrasonic Transit-Time Flow Meters for water and other liquid flow measurement applications.

Hygrometer Measures Over Wide Dewpoint Range

May 15, 2015 4:53 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Kahn Instruments’ Easidew Plus Portable Hygrometer measures dewpoint in compressed air and other...

Testers Can Easily Reach Tough-to-measure Locations

May 15, 2015 4:50 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The Indentron Series of Rockwell hardness testing systems from AMETEK features a cantilevered...

Intelligent Meters Offer Convenience, Performance

May 15, 2015 4:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Aalborg Instruments’ ZFM Mass Flow Meters combine meter intelligence, user convenience and high...

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System Easily Converts Batch Mill

May 15, 2015 4:40 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Union Process has built a circulation conversion system for the SD1 Laboratory Attritor, enabling the easy converstion to a Q Circulation Laboratory Mill.

Serrated Knife Ensures Full Homogenization

May 15, 2015 4:37 pm | Product Releases | Comments

RETSCH Knife Mills are ideal for homogenizing substances with a high water, oil or fat content, as well as for grinding dry, soft, tough and medium-hard products.

Rapid Mills Boast Loss-free Grinding

May 15, 2015 4:33 pm | FRITSCH GmbH | Product Releases | Comments

FRITSCH’s Planetary Mills classic line are effective for rapid loss-free and reproducible ultra-fine grinding of hard, medium-hard, brittle and fibrous materials dry or in suspension, for mixing and homogenizing, as well as mechanical alloying/activation in materials research.


Laboratory Equipment: May 2015

May 13, 2015 12:45 pm | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The May issue of Laboratory Equipment has a cover story on the International Space Station, and how it has been able to stay state-of-the-art 15 years into its mission. Other articles detail different research approaches to HIV, collaboration in health care, calibration standards and rubber flooring. Special sections include life science and biomedical and lab design and furnishings. 

Sulfur, Carbon Analyzer Features On-board Software

April 20, 2015 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

LECO’s 832 series determines sulfur and carbon in a variety of organic materials. The device boasts an on-board software platform powered by a touchscreen interface, increasing usability and operational control.

Full-featured, Functional Balance Ensures Accuracy

April 20, 2015 12:00 pm | Ohaus Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

OHAUS’ Adventurer is a complete balance solution for any laboratory. It combines functional features like an easy-to-read 4.3” touchscreen display with six manual “quick keys” and a new space-saving draftshield.

Syringe System Facilitates Precise Filling

April 16, 2015 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The Tridak Model 1050, an improved version of the Model 1000, is designed to fill individual syringes quickly and accurately from a material reservoir.

Modern Balances Features Touch-less Sensors

April 16, 2015 12:00 pm | Ohaus Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The Explorer Semi-Micro balance from OHAUS provides customers with an intuitive solution that includes the enhanced quality features and design the Explorer line is known for—with the ability to have results at 0.01 mg.


Refractometer Features ‘Smart’ Thermal Control

April 16, 2015 12:00 pm | Xylem Analytics | Product Releases | Comments

Bellingham + Stanley, a Xylem brand, has introduced the new RFM960-C Peltier temperature controlled benchtop refractometer, which delivers thermally stable results across a wide refractive index (RI) range of 1.30 to 1.70 RI and four decimal place resolution.

Small SEM for Large Samples

April 16, 2015 12:00 pm | Nanoscience Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

The Phenom XL scanning electron microscope (SEM) is a desktop SEM that offers full imaging of samples up to 100 x 100 mm.

Mount Converts Tablet into Dynamic Imaging System

April 14, 2015 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Motic has designed a tilt-and-swivel C-mount for iPads and tablets so they fit directly onto an optical microscope, magically converting them into a dynamic imaging station that will preview, acquire, store, measure and communicate microscope images.

Micro Unit Expands Portable GC Applications

April 14, 2015 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

INFICON’s Micro GC Fusion is temperature-programmable, offering fast temperature ramping using capillary columns. It expands the horizons of fast and transportable gas chromatograph (GC) applications.

Diffraction System Ensures Short Measurement Times

April 14, 2015 12:00 pm | Bruker AXS, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Bruker’s D8 ENDEAVOR is a process diffraction solution for the analysis of polycrystalline material by means of X-ray powder diffraction.


Updated Calorimeters Support Life Science Research

April 14, 2015 12:00 pm | Malvern Instruments Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Malvern Instruments has launched two new-generation isothermal titration calorimeters (ITC), advancing its recently acquired MicroCal range to further support life science researchers studying biomolecular interactions.

Peristaltic Pumps Require No Setup Time

April 14, 2015 12:00 pm | Cole-Parmer | Product Releases | Comments

Setup time can be reduced with the Catalyst by Masterflex FH Series peristaltic pumps from Cole-Parmer.

Microscope Upgrade Allows Deeper Biological Imaging

March 25, 2015 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Olympus has added two new configurations in its FLUOVIEW FVMPE-RS multiphoton laser scanning microscope series—a Gantry microscope system and an inverted microscope system. The microscope series is used in life science research.

Systems Ensure Precise Fluid Dispensing

March 20, 2015 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Nordson EFD’s PRO series of automated fluid dispensing systems combine precise dispensing with fast and easy programming, and are easily integrated into any manufacturing operation. These closed-loop systems ensure that the dispensing process stays in control.

Automation System Boasts Liquid Handling Versatility

March 20, 2015 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tecan’s Fluent Laboratory Automation Solution is designed to offer greater throughput and flexibility for compound management workflows. This application-oriented system introduces a number of new hardware and software options that simplify and improve the productivity of compound management and assay plate generation activities.

Metering Pumps Handle Aggressive, Corrosive Liquids

March 20, 2015 7:00 am | KNF Neuberger, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

KNF Neuberger’s enhanced SIMDOS 10 line of diaphragm liquid metering pumps is available with four head material options. The line affords laboratory personnel with simple operation, thanks to a user-friendly display and adjustable transfer parameters from a touch-control knob.

Chillers Ensure Low-temp Sample Stability

March 18, 2015 9:00 am | Omega Engineering, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Omega Engineering’s TCL-10 series is simple to operate, and keeps sample at a low temperature for long periods. Cooling causes no mess or contamination.

Hot Plate Allows Work Directly on Heater Surface

March 18, 2015 9:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Torrey Pines Scientific’s EchoTherm Model HP61A Programmable Hot Plate has a 12 x 12” milled-flat cast aluminum heater top. Applications include wafer processing and annealing, polymer engineering, baking photo resists, wax and glue heating and bonding, micro fabrication and encapsulation, surface mount soldering and heating any sample directly on the heater surface.

Small Peristaltic Pumps Designed for Biopharma

March 18, 2015 9:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

The 120 pumps in Watson-Marlow Pumps’ new peristaltic pump range are suited for single-use systems where no contamination can be accepted. The pumps have been developed to increase the low-flow capabilities of the company’s product range for applications in the biopharm sector.

Thermostats Operate in -90 to 300 C Range

March 11, 2015 11:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Huber Kältemaschinenbau has expanded its range of heating and cooling thermostats to offer two product lines. The CC models meet the highest standards, while the MPC models stand for simple operation and affordability.

Comprehensive Range of Onsite Gas Generators

March 11, 2015 11:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Independent Air Treatment Technology’s AiroGen Onsite Laboratory Gas Generators offer a safe, easy-to-use, economical and efficient technology for high purity H2, N2 and zero air analytical grade laboratory gases on demand—without the need for gas cylinders.

Digital Refractometer Ensures Accurate, Reliable Results

March 11, 2015 11:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hanna Instruments’ HI96800 Digital Refractometer measures refractive index and displays both temperature compensated (nD20) and non-temperature compensated (nD) readings, along with temperature on a dual-level LCD screen. With a push of a button, the meter can also convert refractive index to % Brix scale.

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