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Hood Provides Unrestricted Access

January 23, 2015 7:00 am | Bigneat North America | Product Releases | Comments

Bigneat’s Optiflow ductless fume cabinet is based on a recirculatory filtration fume system that has consistent airflow, ensuring the integrity of the working safe zone and providing the user with unhindered accessibility. The benchtop hood protects the user from chemical vapors, fumes or particles, depending which type of filtration is chosen.

LC Systems Provide Full Automation

January 23, 2015 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments has added two integrated liquid chromatography systems to its...

Standard Offers Low-volatility Accuracy

January 23, 2015 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Restek has developed a new certified reference material (CRM) of four PAHs—benz[a]anthracene,...

ICP/OES Can Handle Tough Samples

January 23, 2015 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies’ 5100 Inductively Coupled Plasma – Optical Emission Spectrometer (ICP/OES)...

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Guide Highlights Non-alcoholic Beverage Analyses

January 23, 2015 7:00 am | Mettler Toledo | Product Releases | Comments

METTLER TOLEDO’s Non-alcoholic Beverage Solution Guide suggests best practices for chemical analyses used in this ever-expanding beverage arena, helping producers meet quality goals while protecting their brand, as well as manufacturing profit margins. Examples in the guide range from correct pipetting to multiparameter systems covering analytical concerns that help maintain product reputation, taste and safety.

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 in the lab, in society and in the world. This issue also features a list of good mobile apps for lab professionals. Other articles cover confocal microscopy, the future of UV/Vis, strategies for sustainable lab design and designing a lab around collaborative science.

Ductless Fume Hood Boasts Extra Capabilities

January 16, 2015 7:00 am | Labconco Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Labconco’s Protector Echo filtered fume hoods line is an energy-efficient hood solution with several features that are unavailable on other ductless filtered hood. The hoods are intended to work with a broader range of chemicals than other kinds of ductless enclosures.


Fume Hoods Engineered for Perchloric Acid Work

January 16, 2015 7:00 am | HEMCO Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Perchloric Acid Hoods from HEMCO are engineered for the safe handling of perchloric acids in laboratory procedures. The hoods come in 48, 60, and 72” widths, and include a dedicated washdown and exhaust system.

Fume Hood Design Prevents Contamination

January 16, 2015 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Purair 20 Ductless Fume Hood from Air Science has been designed to provide operator protection when using hazardous substances. A face velocity at 100 fpm ensures containment of fumes, and an alarm will alert the operator when the airflow falls to an unacceptable level.

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.


SEM Ideal for High-speed Brain Research

January 6, 2015 2:35 pm | by ZEISS | Product Releases | Comments

ZEISS’ MultiSEM 505 is a scanning electron microscope (SEM) that features 61 beams working in parallel, and offers a capture speed of 1220 megapixels/sec at a pixel size of 4 nm. This high acquisition speed is ideal for imaging neural tissue in brain research where it is now possible to observe much bigger samples than before.

Microscope Boasts Improved Visual Performance

January 6, 2015 2:31 pm | Thermo Fisher Scientific | Product Releases | Comments

Scientists and investigators in research, analytical and forensic laboratories can now acquire sharper visual images while gaining rapid, in-depth information on samples through enhancements to the Thermo Scientific Nicolet iN10 FT-IR microscope. Improved visual performance and upgrades to the software enable users to quickly locate and identify targeted materials.

Laser System Suited for Optogenetic Stimulation

January 6, 2015 2:28 pm | by Scientifica Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

Scientifica’s LASU, a solution for optogenetic stimulation and uncaging studies, is specifically suited to enhance the combination of electrophysiology, optogenetics and uncaging for advanced studies of neuronal processes. The system provides pinpoint positioning of laser beams for fast, accurate and repeatable experimental protocols.

Imaging System Extended for Life Science Research

January 6, 2015 2:23 pm | Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas | Product Releases | Comments

The Olympus DSX100 opto-digital imaging system, a free-angle wide-zoom microscope that combines cutting-edge optical performance with the operational convenience of a smartphone or tablet, is now available for life science imaging. Ideal for applications such as observing, measuring, selecting or comparing three-dimensional specimens, viewing and collecting data on entire organisms, tissues or organs, documenting specimens in their natural context, and more, the system provides ease-of-use and sophistication in the research environment.

Add-ons Provide Better, Deeper Imaging

January 6, 2015 2:18 pm | by LaVison BioTec | Product Releases | Comments

LaVison BioTec has upgraded its UltraMicroscope and TriM Scope II intra-vital two-photon microscopes with multiple new developments. One is a beam multiplexer for two-photon laser scanning microscopes to generate a four foci line pattern in the specimen.


Compact SDD Provides Streamlined Operation

January 6, 2015 12:20 pm | EDAX, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

EDAX’s Element Silicon Drift Detector (SDD) line delivers analytical capability in a compact package, maximizing performance and flexibility, while providing streamlined operation to guarantee fast results and easy operation. It offers high resolution and throughput, and is designed with a silicon nitride window to optimize low energy X-ray transmission for light element analysis.

Imaging Reader Gets Microscopy Upgrade

January 6, 2015 12:17 pm | Product Releases | Comments

BioTek’s Cytation 5 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader includes added functionality to both the automated digital microscopy and conventional multi-mode microplate detection modes, enhancing phenotypic cellular information and well-based quantitative data. The microscopy module provides cellular visualization up to 60x magnification in fluorescence, brightfield, H&E and phase contrast modes.

LED Endures Uniformity in Vibration-sensitive Imaging

January 6, 2015 12:12 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The X-Cite 110LED from Excelitas Technologies Corp. is a compact white light LED source for fluorescence imaging applications. Using liquid light guide coupling, the LED delivers broad-spectrum optical power with enhanced field uniformity at the specimen level via manual, personal computer (PC) and TTL control.

Upgraded Software Improves LIMS Compatibility

January 6, 2015 12:04 pm | by PAC | Product Releases | Comments

PAC’s latest version of its advanced laboratory instrument data integration software, IRIS v2.0, provides customers the advantage of connecting their PAC laboratory instruments, locally or worldwide, and managing these instruments, including gathering and analyzing test data, as well as communicating results. This version includes several feature enhancements that make it easier to use and install, as well as more compatible with typical LIMS systems.

Software Enables Super-res Microscopy

January 6, 2015 11:59 am | Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas | Product Releases | Comments

Olympus’ FV-OSR software module enables FV1200 microscope users easy access to what was previously the sole domain of highly specialized microscopy systems. The extra detail offered by super resolution technology helps researchers reveal the subtlest mechanisms at work within cells or tissue.

App Enables Real-time Catalog Access

January 6, 2015 11:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Gems Sensors & Controls has developed a free mobile app download for Android, iPhone and iPad devices. Gems Sensors & Controls Connect is a companion to the company’s recently released online digital standard product catalog.

Software Controls FT/NIR Instruments from Afar

January 6, 2015 11:46 am | Bruker Optics | Product Releases | Comments

Bruker Optics’ networking software ONET is a server application accessed via a browser-based Web interface (WebUI) that enables users to setup, administrate and control a network of FT/NIR instruments from a central remote location anywhere in the world. All data measured on local spectrometers are stored first locally and replicated to a ONET database for central access.

Spec Software Covers Multiple Techniques

January 6, 2015 11:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

PerkinElmer’s Syngistix Atomic Spectroscopy Software platform is a cross-platform instrument control solution that enables lab professionals conducting inorganic elemental analysis to work seamlessly across multiple techniques and enhance their productivity. The software provides workflow-based navigation with a modern user interface harmonized across all proprietary atomic spectroscopy techniques.

Instrument Enables Easy Prep of Bio Materials

January 6, 2015 11:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

RMC Products by Boeckeler Instruments teamed up with Nikon for the development of ATUMtome, or automatic tape-collecting ultramicrotome. It opens the door to efficient sectioning and handling of thousands of sections that permit 3-D reconstruction of large volumes of biological materials.

Handheld Meters Ideal for Wastewater Analysis

January 6, 2015 11:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Xylem’s YSI brand’s YSI Pro10 and Pro1020 handheld basic meters for the wastewater market expands the company’s meter line. They are versatile and rugged—even in the harshest environments—and they measure pH and ORP (redox). T

Bioreactor’s Modular Design Ensures Flexibility

January 6, 2015 11:31 am | Sartorius Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Sartorius Stedim Biotech’s BIOSTAT Cplus stainless steel fermenter/bioreactor is designed for the cultivation of microorganisms and cell cultures. Typical fields of application include process development for the production of biopharmaceutics, vaccines, biofuels and secondary metabolites, the optimization of batch, fed-batch, continuous and perfusion processes, as well as scale-up and scale-down experiments.

Accessory Needs Minimal Sample for Particle Size Analysis

January 6, 2015 11:27 am | Malvern Instruments Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Malvern’s Mastersizer 3000 Hydro SV small volume liquid dispersion unit delivers reliable particle size measurement using just a few milligrams of sample. By minimizing sample and dispersant use, the unit reduces the development, purchase and disposal costs associated with routine particle size analysis.

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