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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. 

Field-ready Spectrometers are Simple to Use

April 27, 2015 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

SPECTRO Analytical Instruments’ xSORT family of handheld EDXRF spectrometers are suited for...

Spectrofluorophotometer Provides Speed, Sensitivity, Stability

April 27, 2015 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments’ high-performance RF-6000 spectrofluorophotometer delivers high...

Upgraded TOF/MS Features Enhanced Speed, Accuracy

April 27, 2015 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

JEOL’s new AccuTOF-DART 4G features enhanced performance capabilities, including enhanced...

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Probes Operate in Sub-zero Conditions

April 27, 2015 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Axiom Analytical’s FC Series components for user-configurable spectroscopic transmission sampling systems are suited for all types of vibrational spectroscopy.

Spectrofluorophotometer Provides Speed, Sensitivity, Stability

April 27, 2015 12:00 pm | Shimadzu Scientific Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments’ high-performance RF-6000 spectrofluorophotometer delivers high speed, stability and sensitivity, and incorporates new intuitive LabSolutions RF software.

Autosampler Boasts Time-saving Features

April 24, 2015 12:00 pm | Shimadzu Scientific Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Shimadzu Scientific’s AOC-6000 robotic autosampler features new time-saving tools to maximize laboratory productivity.


CDS Support Enhances Ion Chrom

April 24, 2015 12:00 pm | Metrohm USA | Product Releases | Comments

Since the first announcement of support of the Empower chromatography data system (CDS) from Waters Corp., Metrohm has performed successful installations of Empower-based ion chromatography (IC) systems at multiple customer sites in the U.S. and Canada.

Spectrometer Combines Multiple X-ray Technologies

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

PANalytical’s Zetium combines up to three complementary technologies on one multi-functional XRF platform.

UV/Vis Spectrophotometer Ideal for Multiple Industries

March 11, 2015 10:13 am | Shimadzu Scientific Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Shimadzu Scientific’s UV-1280 multipurpose UV/Vis spectrophotometer offers wavelength scanning from 190 to 1,100 nm. This compact, high-quality instrument is ideal for applications in a variety of industries, including environmental, food quality and life science.

Mini Spectrometer Boasts Enhanced Flexibility

March 10, 2015 6:36 pm | Ocean Optics | Product Releases | Comments

Ocean Optics’ Flame spectrometer delivers high thermal stability and low unit-to-unit variation without compromising the flexibility and configurability of the modular, miniature spectrometer. Features such as interchangeable slits, indicator LEDs and simpler device connectors provide enhanced flexibility for a range of UV-Vis applications in chemistry, physics, biology, materials science, earth science and chemical engineering.

Spectrophotometer is Accurate Across Entire Wavelength Range

December 10, 2014 9:39 am | Shimadzu Scientific Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Shimadzu Scientific’s UV-3600 Plus UV-Vis/NIR spectrophotometer is equipped with three detectors—PMT (photomultiplier tube) for ultraviolet and visible regions, and InGaAs and cooled PbS for the near-infrared region—to ensure high sensitivity across the entire measured wavelength range.


Spectophotometers Feature Unique Optical Design

December 10, 2014 9:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

JASCO’s V-700 Series of UV-Vis/NIR spectrophotometers features a rugged and compact design, enhanced optical performance, high-speed scanning, and a range of application-specific accessories and software. The series boasts five distinct models, including the V-780 with a unique optical design incorporating a dual-grating, dual-detector system with an InGaAs NIR detector to fully cover the wavelength range from 190 to 1600 nm with enhanced sensitivity in the NIR region.

MS Surface Analyzers Cover Range of Requirements

December 10, 2014 9:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS) is a versatile, highly sensitive technique for compositional analysis of surfaces from the atomic level to depths of 100s of nanometers.Hiden Analytical has extended its series of SIMS systems to offer choice of equipment specification levels to suit a range of requirements.

Fast, Accurate Light and Color Measurement 

December 10, 2014 9:28 am | Gigahertz-Optik | Product Releases | Comments

Gigahertz-Optik’s BTS2048-VL is a fast, high-resolution spectral light and color meter for on-line production applications. It features a fast response time over a wide dynamic range using three processors and electronic shutter, plus input and output triggers for synchronized LED binning applications.

Autosampler’s Footprint Minimizes Required Lab Space

December 9, 2014 5:57 pm | Agilent Technologies, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies’ 1290 Infinity Multisampler provides optimized, scalable throughput capacity that can process several thousand samples, all within the standard Agilent LC-stack-footprint to minimize required lab space. The ultra-high performance liquid chromatography autosampler, provides flexibility and scalability to support the complex needs of customers and applications.

Autosampler Boasts 324 Vial Capacity

December 9, 2014 5:54 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Falcon Analytical’s PALARUS GC Autosampler offers enhanced technical and performance features including: servo motor drive; simultaneous x-y movement; fast, software programmed injection; Ethernet or USB connection; internal PAL BUS with Windows; high-def hand control or virtual PC terminal; and 324 vial capacity.


Plates, Caps Keep Samples Sealed

December 9, 2014 5:50 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Porvair Sciences has developed a complete storage solution for HPLC fractions, comprising its 2-mL round deep well microplate and high integrity cap mat seals. The design of the 2-mL deep wellplate, which provides scientists with a genuine 2-mL working volume in a 45-mm height plate, is now coupled with a choice of specially designed cap mats.

Light Scattering, Autosampler Combine for Protein Characterization

December 9, 2014 5:48 pm | Wyatt Technology | Product Releases | Comments

The Möbius from Wyatt Technology uses massively parallel phase analysis light scattering (MP-PALS) in conjunction with an autosampler to automate the simultaneous measurement of protein charge and diffusion interaction parameter (kD) to determine the colloidal stability of two formulations with different long-term stability behavior.

Integrating Spheres for FTIR Provide Enhanced Sensitivity

November 7, 2014 3:12 pm | PIKE Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

PIKE Technologies’ IntegratIR integrating spheres are designed for use with a wide range of FTIR spectrometers that support an external detector option. The spheres feature 3”-diameter highly reflective gold-coated surfaces and are available in upward- and downward-looking configurations.

Lightweight Spectrometer Boasts Easy Auto Features

November 7, 2014 3:10 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Covering the UV-VIS/NIR range from 650 to 1050 nm, SPECTRAL EVOLUTION’s LF-880 offers powerful spectrometer capabilities in a compact and reliable package. It is designed for fast and easy integration into OEM products or use as a lab instrument for measurement applications in remote sensing, mineral identification and general photonics.

TGA-IR Module Enhances Materials Characterization

November 7, 2014 3:07 pm | Thermo Fisher Scientific | Product Releases | Comments

Scientists involved in materials characterization, process validation and product failure analysis can gather more valuable data by combining two analytical techniques. The Thermo Scientific TGA-IR Module provides users of Thermo Scientific FTIR spectrometers with enhanced performance when combining thermal gravimetric analysis (TGA) and FTIR spectroscopy.

Gold Nanoparticle Substrates Amplify Raman Signals

November 7, 2014 3:03 pm | Ocean Optics | Product Releases | Comments

Ocean Optics’ Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) substrates are highly sensitive, stable and reliable, delivering precise trace-level Raman spectroscopy measurement in applications ranging from chemical and explosive agent detection to authentication, contaminant screening and quality control in production environments and the laboratory. Using precisely controlled gold nanoparticles, the substrates amplify weak Raman signals by many orders of magnitude.

EDXRF Operates With No Sample Prep

November 7, 2014 2:59 pm | JEOL USA, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

JEOL’s JSX-1000S ElementEye is an easy-to-use, smart solution for high-sensitivity elemental analysis in a benchtop EDXRF spectrometer. It analyzes major to trace components on most sample types—solids, powders and liquids—with little or no sample preparation.

Gas Analyzer Connects to Any TGA

November 7, 2014 2:56 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Extrel’s MAX300-EGA delivers precision, stability, speed and flexibility for the analysis of off-gas from a thermal analyzer (TGA) or other continuous flow system. It combines the company’s 19-mm quadrupole with a sample interface that connects to any TGA or reaction vessel for the rapid sampling of off-gas.

Automated Platform Speeds Protein Characterization

November 7, 2014 12:13 pm | Product Releases | Comments

PerkinElmer’s LabChip GX Touch and GXII Touch automated electrophoresis systems eliminate the need for manual sample preparation. They benefit customers by reducing hands-on time and simplifying data generation via a user-friendly operator touchscreen.

Pipette Tools Enhance Early Drug Discovery

November 7, 2014 12:07 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The VIAFLO II pipettes and VIAFLO ASSIST from INTEGRA can be used to improve consistency and efficiency of assays in early-stage drug discovery and development. By mounting the electronic pipette on the ASSIST tool, the pipette’s protocols can be carried out automatically.

Pump Improves Large Volume Liquid Handling

November 7, 2014 12:02 pm | Hamilton Company | Product Releases | Comments

Hamilton’s Precision Syringe Drive 6 (PSD/6) is a compact, full-height pump for precision dispensing of small to large volumes. It can perform all standard liquid handling functions, including dispensing, serial dispensing and diluting.

Kit Ensures High-quality Sample Prep

November 7, 2014 11:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

During purification of biotherapeutics, Protein A can leach from the chromatography support and co-elute with the therapeutic antibody product. The contamination complicates subsequent analysis using immunoassays. In addition, Protein A can elicit an immune response.

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