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BSC Suited for Hazardous Drug Manipulation

March 26, 2015 7:00 am | Labconco Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

<p>Labconco’s RXPert Filtered Balance Systems are Class I biological safety cabinets, meeting requirements for non-sterile powders and particulates contained during hazardous drug manipulation. These true bag-in/bag-out HEPA-filtered powder hoods include a canopy and damper for thimble ducting the enclosure to the outside.</p>

Fume Cupboards are Wider, Deeper

March 10, 2015 6:12 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Asynt’s new range of high-quality, non-ducted fume cupboards are designed to sit on a standard...

Hood’s Design Eliminates Installation Costs

March 10, 2015 6:02 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The PURAIR 5 Ductless Fume Hoods from Air Science USA feature a high level of operator...

Laboratory Equipment: January 2015

January 16, 2015 9:44 am | Digital Editions | Comments

The January issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on the advancement of robotics...

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Multilayered Insulation Ensures Oven’s Efficiency

January 9, 2015 7:00 am | Lucifer Furnaces, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Lucifer Furnaces’ Red Devil Series Model RD8-KHE24 is a space-saving dual chamber unit with working dimensions of 12 x 14 x 24” in both upper and lower chambers. The upper hardening chamber reaches 2200 F while the lower tempering oven heats to 1200 F.

Window Panels Aid Flexible Floor Plans

January 9, 2015 7:00 am | by Arcoplast Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Arcoplast’s flush-glazed interior window panels give planners the ability to create flexible floor plans with maximum light and visibility. The window units integrate with the company’s solid resin-glass composite panels, giving architects and design teams more custom options for high-tech and research facilities.

Furniture Package is All-in-one Solution

January 9, 2015 7:00 am | HEMCO Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

HEMCO’s UniLine Furniture offerings include base cabinets, wall cabinets, countertops, sinks, fixtures, base tables, mobile workstations, specialty storage cabinets and peg boards.


Ten Strategies for Sustainable Lab Design

January 5, 2015 1:09 pm | by Blake Jackson, Sustainability Practice Leader and Stephen Palumbo, Project Manager, Tsoi/Kobus and Associates, and Jacob Knowles, Director of Sustainable Design, BR+A Consulting Engineers | Articles | Comments

Rethinking laboratory exhaust and ventilation, sharing resources and fume hood sash competitions are all components of designing and operating a successful sustainable lab.                                              

Building’s Design Reflects Campus, Science Collaborations

January 5, 2015 1:02 pm | by Joseph Rettig, Director of Architecture, BBS Architects, Patchogue, N.Y. | Articles | Comments

A new sustainable academic life sciences structure builds on already existing relationships to highlight collaboration among its 11 laboratories.                                                     

Motor Table Suited for Lighter Loads

January 5, 2015 12:47 pm | Sovella, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Sovella’s LMT is a light-duty motorized ergonomic multi-purpose worktable, which can be equipped for a range of environments. The unit is well suited for industrial, laboratory, light assembly, quality control, packaging and technical offices.

Wire Shelves Ideal for Labware Transportation

January 5, 2015 12:44 pm | Quantum Storage | Product Releases | Comments

Quantum Storage Systems’ PARtition Store units have pull-out wire or plastic mesh baskets. This cart system is uniquely versatile as shelf heights can be changed quickly and easily, add-on units can be constructed and dolly bases can be added to increase load capacity from 800 to 1,200 lb.

Grommet, Hub Offer Versatile Charging Options

January 5, 2015 12:40 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Doug Mockett & Co.’s square metal grommet is suitable for any desktop or retrofit requirement. Its square flange gives way to a round hole. A center strip with brush clicks out for easy access to cables and plugs.


Laboratory Equipment: November 2014

November 14, 2014 1:56 pm | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The November issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on the importance of stopping contamination both in labs and hospitals, and raises new concerns about checks and balances in high-risk environments. Other article topics include: flooring and ductless fume hoods in lab construction, and weighing techniques that help reduce sample prep.

Mobile Benches Enable Easy Access to Instruments

November 6, 2014 10:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

IonBench’s mobile benches are especially designed for mass spectrometers and liquid chromatographs. The bench designed for UHPLC instruments rises and lowers from 22 to 34”, and features a chemically resistant worksurface that can be easily lifted up or down by a digital control panel.

Shelving System Maximizes Workspace

November 6, 2014 10:48 am | Sovella, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The applications of the Sovella shelving system are limitless—it can transform even a small space into an efficient storage room. The system is perfect for storing small items in spaces where order and the ability to find the right item are paramount.

Power Pod Offers 360° Connectivity

November 6, 2014 10:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

Doug Mockett & Co.’s PCS69 features a truly 21st century design, offering power and USB on all three sides for 360° versatility. Each side has one 15 Amp/125 VAC with tamper-resistant outlets and dual active USB charging ports.

Mobile Workbenches Keep Up With Changing Demands

November 6, 2014 10:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Lista International has added mobile bases for almost all of its workbenches and workstations, including the Arlink and Align brands. This maximizes convenience and allows customers to easily reconfigure their workspace to keep up with changing demands.


BSC Functions as Both Type A2 and B2

November 6, 2014 10:35 am | Labconco Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Labconco Corp. has debuted a new type of biosafety cabinet that can function as a Type A2, which recirculates air back into the laboratory, as well as a Type B2, which is ducted to the outside. The Purifier Axiom bridges the gap between Type A and Type B by offering an Omni-Flex design, allowing the cabinet to be installed in a Type A mode when not working with chemical hazards or in a ducted Type B mode when the application changes to using hazardous vapors.

Modular, Pre-assembled Labs are Easy Alternative

November 6, 2014 10:31 am | HEMCO Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

HEMCO’s Modular CleanLabs feature a modular construction design that is cost-effective and time-efficient compared to traditional construction. The entire laboratory workspace is pre-engineered, including the structure and the lab furniture/fume hoods that outfit the interior.

Oven Has Digital Programming Temp Controller

November 6, 2014 10:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Grieve’s No. 797 is a 260 F (127 C), electrically heated, Class 100 cleanroom cabinet oven that can be used for drying coatings onto printed circuit boards, among other applications. Workspace dimensions of the oven measure 36 x 36 x 39”.

Fume Hood Ideal for Classroom, Training

November 6, 2014 10:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Air Science’s Mobile EDU ductless fume hood is ideal for classroom demonstrations and industrial training. It is completely self-contained and provides all around visibility. The hood can be easily moved from laboratory to laboratory.

Laboratory Equipment: August 2014

August 7, 2014 12:18 pm | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The August issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story about next-gen biotech driving the development of equipment, devices, systems and additional applications. One article details the importance of water purification systems in attaining accurate results, while the other the role specialty labs play in scientific and economic growth. Special product sections/applications include: baths, microscopes, IC, chemicals and standards, pipettes, lab automation, lab design and liquid handling. 

Specialty Labs Fuel Scientific, Economic Growth

August 7, 2014 10:19 am | by Shepherd Engineering Services, London, UK | Articles | Comments

Labs designed for specific purposes help facilitate ground-breaking research in the fast-paced science industry.                                      

Footrest Promotes Proper Blood Flow

August 6, 2014 8:39 am | Sovella, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Sovella’s Treston footrest provides ergonomic support for the feet, legs and back by promoting proper blood flow while sitting. This footrest features a corrugated surface to help prevent slipping.

Fume Hood Monitors, Displays Energy Use

August 6, 2014 8:35 am | Mystaire®, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Mystaire’s Aura Elite includes the latest in microprocessor-based controls, including constant monitoring of fume hood face velocity, gas phase filtration saturation, temperature and humidity monitoring, along with instantaneous filter-to-chemical application validation. Each of these features is vividly displayed and controlled by the EverSafe III Touch Screen controller, which offers user’s finger-tip control.

Hood Features Contain All Fumes, Vapors

August 6, 2014 8:33 am | Labconco Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The Protector XStream Laboratory Hood from Labconco is a high-performance fume hood that performs well at low air volumes. It doesn’t rely on restricted sash openings, airflow sensors and electronic control, mechanical components or additional fans.

Fume Hoods are Chemical-, Fire-resistant

August 6, 2014 8:30 am | HEMCO Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

HEMCO’s UniFlow Fume Hoods feature a unitized construction entirely of chemical-resistant, fire-resistant, self-extinguishing, non-metallic composite resin materials. The hoods are available in special sizes from 30 to 96”-wide in benchtop and floor mount models; and custom sizes can be easily addressed to suit special needs.

Dual Charger Frees Additional Outlets

August 6, 2014 8:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Doug Mockett & Co.’s classic PCS6 powered USB charging units are available in three new finishes—white, black or gray. They are available in either dual power or power/USB configuration.

Biosafety Cabinets Have Two HEPA Filters

August 6, 2014 8:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Air Science’s Purair BIO is designed to protect individuals, the environment and products from a variety of biological particulates, serving as the primary barrier in life science research and experimentation. As a Class II Type A2 Biosafety Cabinet, the unit minimizes and contains Biosafety Level 1-3 agents, maintaining negative pressure inside the cabinet during operation to prevent contaminants from escaping the work area.

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