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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. 

Good Water, Good Results

August 7, 2014 10:25 am | by Jim Keary, Global Laboratory & Process Manager, ELGA LabWater | Articles | Comments

Lab water purification systems play a crucial role in everyday work. Here are some pointers for...

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-...

UHPLC Reaches 22,000 PSI

August 6, 2014 11:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Vanquish UHPLC system was designed from the ground up to provide...

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Filling System Developed for Vaccine Facilities

August 6, 2014 11:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

TAP Biosystems has developed a stainless steel version of the fill-it system, designed for safely dispensing biohazardous materials such as vaccine stocks. The stainless steel version was developed in response to feedback from pharmaceutical companies.

Reactor Ideal for Early Research

August 6, 2014 11:08 am | Supercritical Fluids Tech. | Product Releases | Comments

Supercritical Fluid Technologies’ HPR-Micro Reactor is ideally suited for early, exploratory research. It is especially well suited for research, process development and screening applications when reagents, catalysts or other essential materials are expensive or available in limited supply.

Portable Flow Meters Deliver Accuracy, Validation

August 6, 2014 11:06 am | Alicat Scientific | Product Releases | Comments

Alicat Scientific’s rechargeable portable gas mass flow meters feature 18 hr of continuous operation on a single charge, and +/-0.8% of reading accuracy. The handheld meters bring laboratory-class accuracy to field flow verification and validation applications in the environmental, manufacturing and metrology industries.


Sample Automation System for TD-NMR Apps

August 6, 2014 11:02 am | Bruker AXS GmbH | Product Releases | Comments

Bruker has released a sample automation system for the minispec mq and mq-one series, an easy to use and cost-effective system that brings sample automation to routine Time-Domain (TD) NMR applications.

Automated Platform Speeds Protein Characterization

August 6, 2014 10:57 am | PerkinElmer | 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.

Gantry Handling System Speeds Automation

August 6, 2014 10:55 am | Festo Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Festo’s EXCM mini-H gantry is an innovative handling system for small parts assembly and medical laboratory automation. This X/Y planar gantry system is fast, accurate, modular and flexible. It is also plug-and-work for quick and easy start up.

Analyzer Provides Faster, More Accurate Results

August 6, 2014 10:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

The DRG:Hybrid-XL desktop analyzer is ideal for medium and small laboratories, providing diagnostic services to research facilities in hospitals, clinics and large medical practices. The innovative technology allows the simultaneous measurement of immunoassays and clinical chemistry parameters, including turbidimetric tests in one sample.

High-accuracy Fluid Dispensing for Cleanrooms

August 6, 2014 10:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Nordson ASYMTEK’s Spectrum II family of fluid dispensers has a small footprint of only 600-mm wide, maximizing floor space and productivity for high-volume production environments. The modular design allows for easy adaptation and upgrading to accommodate new applications and production requirements.


Diaphragm Pump Provides Twice the Flow

August 6, 2014 10:42 am | KNF Neuberger, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

KNF Neuberger’s NFB 100 diaphragm liquid pump boasts two pump heads driven by one motor. In parallel connection mode, the alternating operation of the pump heads results in smooth and level flow, reducing the need for additional dampening components for systems sensitive to pulsation.

Titrator Allows Different Types of Titration

August 6, 2014 10:29 am | JM Science, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

JM Science’s Potentiometric Titrator (COM-1700) is used in research for improving the performance and reducing the cost of vanadium redox flow batteries for large-scale energy storage. The titrator can run four titrations and stirrers that easily allow the end user to do different types of titration, including potentiometric, photometric, polarization and conductometric titrations in parallel.

Pump Boasts Resonance-free, Quiet Operation

August 6, 2014 10:24 am | Fluid Metering, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Intelligent Programmable Pump from Fluid Metering combines the company’s precision valveless STH Stepper Pump with integral programmable driver in a compact design ideal for integration with OEM instrumentation. The driver provides precision servo control of the STH pump’s stepper motor for resonance-free, quiet operation.

Droplet Merging at the nL Scale

August 6, 2014 10:20 am | Dolomite Microfluidics | Product Releases | Comments

Dolomite’s Mitos Dropix Droplet Merging System meets the needs of microfluidic applications that benefit from the ability to combine pairs of droplets in a controlled manner. The system creates a droplet sequence and merges successive pairs of droplets using a microfluidic Droplet Pillar Merger Chip.

Pneumatic Dosing Unit is Customizable

August 6, 2014 10:15 am | Burkert Fluid Control Systems | Product Releases | Comments

Burkert’s Pneumatic Dosing unit combines ultra precision and repeatability of fluid dosing with a flexible, customizable design, giving users precisely the results that matter. Whether a user is dosing pharma media or syrup, vaccines or coffee flavors, the wide-ranging performance of the unit meets challenging needs.


Dispenser Speeds Microplate Workflow

August 6, 2014 10:13 am | BioTek Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

BioTek’s MultiFlo FX Microplate Dispenser is now available with optional RAD (random access dispense) technology to further extend its application range and flexibility. RAD technology offers single-channel dispensing to random individual microplate wells, along with rapid reagent dispensing into large volume wells of 6- to 24-well microplates.

Reagents Calibrate, Verify Liquid Handlers

August 6, 2014 10:08 am | Artel, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Artel has released two additional reagent solutions that expand the volume range measurable with its line of DMSO (dimethyl sulfoxide) products. For use with the company’s MVS Multichannel Verification System and Liquid Handler Performance Verification Service, these reagents allow users to accurately calibrate and verify their liquid handlers when dispensing DMSO-based solutions.

Digesters, Distillation Units Maximize Automation

August 6, 2014 10:01 am | VELP Scientifica s.r.l. | Product Releases | Comments

VELP Scientifica provides scientists with a complete system to perform Kjeldahl analysis and determine the nitrogen and protein content in different samples. Designed to ensure optimum accuracy and quality of results, the matching DKL Digesters and UDK Distillation Units incorporate multiple innovations.

Spectrum Analyzers Tackle High-performance Signals

August 6, 2014 9:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Rigol Technologies’ DSA832 and DSA875 expand the DSA800 series spectrum analyzer family to 3.2 and 7.5 GHz respectively. These models enable direct measurements of higher performance signals and systems.

MS Consumables Enable Large Biomolecule Analysis

August 6, 2014 9:48 am | Thermo Fisher Scientific | Product Releases | Comments

The Thermo Scientific Mass Spectrometric Immunoassay (MSIA) pipette tips provide a robust technology designed to purify target proteins, peptides and therapeutic antibodies in a simplified way for downstream mass spectrometric analysis. Scientists involved with proteomics research can achieve enhanced accuracy and speed using the family of affinity-based consumables for large molecule bioanalysis.

Micro-XRF Analyzes Large Objects Quickly

August 6, 2014 9:36 am | Bruker AXS GmbH | Product Releases | Comments

Bruker’s M6 JETSTREAM is a unique large-format scanning micro X-ray fluorescence (micro-XRF) spectrometer. Providing a scan range of up to 800 x 600 mm2 and a scanning speed of up to 100 mm/sec, the system is designed to analyze the chemical composition of very large objects on-site in a single run with spatial resolution between 50 and 1200 µm.

GCMS/MS Analyzes Over 400 Compounds in One Run

August 6, 2014 9:22 am | Shimadzu Scientific Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments has launched the GCMS-TQ8040 with Smart MRM. Featuring “smart productivity” for high-efficiency sample throughput, “smart operation” for quick and easy method development, and “smart performance” for low detection limits and scan/MRM, the GCMS provides accurate, cost-effective and user-friendly triple quadrupole GCMS/MS.

Platform Improves High-speed Mass Spectrometry

August 6, 2014 8:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Owlstone’s UltraFAIMS series is developed to enhance mass spectrometry (MS) by quickly simplifying complex mass spectra, separating isobaric ions and reducing background. It is a miniaturized chip-based FAIMS (field asymmetric ion mobility spectrometry) platform technology.

Compact MS Achieves High Performance

August 6, 2014 8:49 am | Waters Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Waters’ Xevo TQ-S micro tandem quadrupole mass spectrometer is designed to acquire sensitive, robust and dependable data at accelerated rates of acquisition for numerous analytes at varying concentrations. Featuring new Xtended Dynamic Range technology, the compact mass spectrometer offers six orders of magnitude of linear dynamic range.

MS System is Fast, Easy

August 6, 2014 8:45 am | AB SCIEX | Product Releases | Comments

AB SCIEX’s Triple Quad 3500 System is an enhanced basic mass spectrometry system that meets the evolving demands of food and environmental testing laboratories for research use. The system was developed based on customer and industry feedback, resulting in a modernized system that delivers quantitative performance at a price point affordable by labs with limited budget or those new to mass spectrometry.

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 Misonix, 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.

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