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XRF Designed for Pharmaceutical Inudstry

April 21, 2015 12:00 pm | PANalytical | Product Releases | Comments

PANalytical’s Epsilon 1 XRF (X-ray fluorescence) analyzer is a powerful benchtop spectrometer providing a compact and cost-effective out-of-the-box pre-calibrated solution for the analysis of residual catalysts in pharmaceutical materials.

Autoclave Validation System Meets FDA Standards

April 21, 2015 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

OMEGA’s OM-CP-AVS140 series comprises complete systems used to perform autoclave validations....

Weight Control System Continually Measures Dosages

April 21, 2015 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

MG America’s on-board MultiNETT Weight Control System is a 100% weight control system that...

System Boasts 10 Prep Stations

April 21, 2015 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Distek, Inc.’s PrepEngine Sample Prep Station for Content Uniformity is a 10 station system that...

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Hydrogen Peroxide Vapor-based Sterilization System

April 21, 2015 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

SP Scientific and Bioquell have developed an off-the-shelf surface sterilization/decontamination system based on hydrogen peroxide vapor (HPV) instead of traditionally used steam.

Laboratory Equipment: April 2015

April 21, 2015 10:37 am | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The April issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on the innovations behind Pittcon 2015 and how they combine to make the world a healthier place. Other article topics include 3-D printing drugs, helium shortage, data defensibility and more! Check out all the headlines below.

Bringing the Power of Big Data to the Patient

October 7, 2014 11:19 am | by Sharon Benzeno, Senior Director, Business Development Bioinformatics, Elsevier | Articles | Comments

Effectively harnessing data can accelerate the development of drugs and therapeutics, thereby improving patient care and outcome.                                          


Tablet Press Suitable for All Granules

October 1, 2014 3:01 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Featuring high-speed production, easy format changeovers and minimal product loss, Romaco’s Kilian KTP 420X Tablet Press is available in three configurations: one for the production of mono-layer, bi-layer and core tablets (tab-in-tab). At maximum speed (mono-layer), the machine can produce up to 360,000 tablets/hr.

Speedy Capsule Polisher Occupies Minimal Floor Space

October 1, 2014 3:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Offering high-level capsule polishing and dedusting, Pharma Technology Inc.’s PTG-V Vertical Capsule Polisher can handle capsules at speeds up to 500,000/hr. Each of the line’s three models is fully mobile, offers quick tool-free dismantling and reassembly and occupies minimal floor space.

Assay Kit for Next-generation Sequencing

October 1, 2014 2:55 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Porvair Sciences has developed a ChIP sequencing assay kit, extending the benefits of its Chromatrap solid state ChIP technology for preparation of purified Chromatin for the generation of sequencing libraries.

Microsampler Facilitates High-throughput Biological Sampling

October 1, 2014 2:51 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Neoteryx’s Mitra (RUO) Microsampling Device is designed for the collection, transport, storage and analysis of biological fluids. In seconds, the research-use-only microsampler consistently collects 10 µL of fluid while eliminating the volumetric blood hematocrit bias typically associated with the dried blood spotting technique.

NMR System is Phosphorus-31-capable

October 1, 2014 2:46 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Magritek’s Spinsolve Phosphorus is a Phosphorus-31-capable benchtop NMR spectroscopy system designed to meet the needs of several groups of users: pharmaceutical and medicinal chemists, synthetic chemists monitoring reactions, industrial chemists measuring purity of compounds, academics focused on organic chemistry education and researchers or post graduate students doing small molecule structure elucidation.


Hoods Can Accommodate Oversized Apparatus

October 1, 2014 2:38 pm | Labconco Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Labconco’s Protector XL Floor-mounted Laboratory Hoods are bypass airflow fume hoods with chemical-resistant panel liners that offer enhanced design flexibility and resistivity. They are supplied in three depths and have a maximum visibility of 73.5”-high to meet a variety of installation and application requirements.

Sample Concentrator is Faster, Quieter

October 1, 2014 2:31 pm | Genevac, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The miVac Quattro from Genevac is a workhorse sample concentrator for biological laboratories tasked with handling large numbers of samples. The centrifugal vacuum concentrator rapidly removes a wide range of solvents, from volatile organic solvents through DMF, including water, making it the ideal system for concentrating precious samples.

High-performance Tablet Press for Large Batch Production

October 1, 2014 2:27 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Fette Compacting America’s FE75 Tablet Press is a double-sided rotary press that can be equipped with up to 115 punch stations to produce more than 1.6 million tablets/hr. Ideal for the premium production of large batches, the unit’s four compression rollers feature a special control system for direct compression, enabling the machine to operate with two intermediate pressures.

Combo Heating, Chilling System Provides Enhanced Performance

October 1, 2014 2:19 pm | Mokon | Product Releases | Comments

Mokon’s Full Range system integrates a circulating water temperature control system with a portable chiller to provide heating and chilling from a single, compact self-supporting unit for optimal performance with a temperature range of -20 to 300 F (-29 to 149 C).

Thermistor Probes Provide Stability, Accuracy

July 8, 2014 3:54 pm | Omega Engineering, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Omega Engineering’s series of thermistor probes feature a high temperature rating of 200 C (392 F) and M12 connections. 


Single-use Bags Effective for Entire Drug Cycle

July 8, 2014 3:51 pm | Sartorius Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Sartorius Stedim Biotech’s Flexsafe single-use bags enable the implementation of single-use bioprocessing through all steps of drug manufacture, from process development to production, in upstream and downstream—all using just the one polyethylene film. 

Close-to-Tablet Design Enables Optimal Dedusting

July 8, 2014 3:44 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Pharma Technology’s EconoFlex Vertical Tablet Deduster features a high-pressure-molded polymer spiral composed of FDA-accepted material with a closed face surface (0.5 µm RA) that does not scratch or discolor and is resistant to heat and alcohol.

Microbioreactors Boast Reduced Footprint

July 8, 2014 3:37 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Applikon’s micro-Matrix offers an integrated, easy-to-use and cost-effective technology platform for the rapid handling and growth of large numbers of microbial strains, clone libraries, mutant banks and cells. 

Laboratory Equipment: April 2014

April 8, 2014 2:47 pm | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The April issue of Laboratory Equipment features a review of the new spectrometers that debuted at Pittcon 2014 in Chicago. Particular spectroscopy trends that became relevant at the show include food testing and environmental applications, hybrid systems and the reduced use of helium. Other articles discuss surplus lab equipment, the importance of data management, using the correct instrumention and more. Special application sections include Pittcon 2014 Review, Pharmaceutical Labs, Test & Measurement and Gas Supplies.

Best Practices for Surplus Lab Equipment

April 8, 2014 10:41 am | by Tom Burton, President and EVP of Liquidity Services’ Capital Assets Group, Scottsdale, Ariz. | Articles | Comments

Managing surplus assets is a vital part of business operations that, when executed correctly, can provide cost savings, create new revenue and protect the brand.                                                 

Are You Using the Right Viscometer?

April 8, 2014 10:26 am | by Robert McGregor, General Manager, Global Marketing, Brookfield Engineering Laboratories, Middleboro, Mass. | Brookfield Engineering Laboratories, Inc. | Articles | Comments

Just answer a few simple questions about your lab’s viscometer use and data management to avoid a 21 CFR compliance headache.                                                       

Vial ID System Eliminates Labeling Errors

April 3, 2014 4:16 pm | Thermo Fisher Scientific | Product Releases | Comments

Misidentifying and mishandling sample vials can cause lost samples, botched experiments and costly product recalls. Valuable analytical resources are wasted, laboratories can lose credibility and, most importantly, false data can hinder downstream operations.

Freezer Trays Protect, Store 2-D Bags

April 3, 2014 4:14 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Terracon’s plastic freezer trays for single-use 2-D bags were designed to meet the needs of biopharma companies requiring a high-quality system for protecting, transporting and storing these bags.

Handheld Raman Analyzer is Ease-of-Use

April 3, 2014 4:12 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Rigaku Raman Technologies’ Progeny was designed from the ground up to deliver comprehensive and accurate materials identification, and improved ease-of-use, adaptability and reliability.  At the analyzer’s core is an advanced, miniature, VPG-based, 1064-nm optical engine, offering benchtop quality analytical performance in a rugged, ergonomic and IP-68 sealed enclosure.

Homogenizers Feature Hand-free Probe Ejection

April 3, 2014 4:10 pm | Omega Engineering, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Omega Engineering’s HMG-10 series of powerful laboratory homogenizers has a 142-W, high-torque motor with a variable speed adjustment, separate on/off switch and is manufactured from 316 stainless steel material.

System Ensures Isolation for Fluid Transfer

April 3, 2014 4:06 pm | AdvantaPure® | Product Releases | Comments

AdvantaPure’s AdvantaPass wall pass-through technology efficiently transfers critical fluids during pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical production. 

Modular Chest Freezer Rack Saves Space

April 3, 2014 4:04 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Micronic’s Modular Freezer Rack provides a flexible and low-cost solution for organizing sample storage in a chest freezer. The lightweight modular storage system fits into all chest freezers and is fully compatible with ANSI/SLAS standard footprint storage racks. 

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