Retsch CAMSIZER X2

Retsch CAMSIZER X2

Based on the principle of Dynamic Image Analysis, the CAMSIZER X2 provides precise particle size and shape information of powders, granules and suspensions in a measuring range from 0.8 µm to 8 mm. (more…)

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PHI surface analysis equipment

PHI surface analysis equipment

Today Physical Electronics (PHI) is the world’s largest supplier of surface analysis instrumentation with a complete product line including; AES, XPS, and TOF-SIMS instruments. PHI surface analysis instruments are used typically to help accelerate the development of new material systems, evaluate new manufacturing processes and determine the root cause of product defects in application areas […]

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NIST-4 balance

Alas, poor kilogram!

Also affected were the ampere, kelvin and mole, so that altogether four of the seven measurement units that comprise the International System of Units (SI) were changed. (more…)

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Attendees at AOAC-SSA meeting.

AOAC opens sub-Saharan Africa section in analytics milestone

Formally established earlier in the year and subsequently registered on the 18th May 2018 in South Africa, the AOAC Sub-Saharan Africa section (AOAC-SSA) held its inaugural meeting at the Farm Inn Hotel just outside Pretoria from 5 to 7 November 2018. Driven by a need to improve the performance of testing labs in the sub-continent […]

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Labotec at Achema 2018

Labotec visits Achema 2018

The latest installation of Achema, a platform for exhibition of the latest, most innovative equipment in the chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries, was held on 11 to 15 June 2018 in Frankfurt. The Batswadi/Labotec team attended Achema 2018 in order to identify new products, trends and innovations that are suitable for the African market. Numerous […]

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Super-Genie water purification system

Super-Genie water purification systems

Rephile offers the Super-Genie lab water system series, featuring the most advanced water purification technologies for a diverse range of laboratory applications. (more…)

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SANAE IV research base

Research on ice: SA’s Antarctic science lab

SANAE IV Over 40 governments maintain research stations in Antarctica, including South Africa. In fact, we were one of the original signatories of the Antarctic Treaty in 1959, which established freedom of scientific investigation on the frozen continent. Our current base in Antarctica is South African National Antarctic Expedition IV (SANAE IV), situated on a […]

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Aczet moisture balances

Aczet moisture balances

Aczet presents an uncompromising and sophisticated moisture balance with innumerable features and extensive data storage ability. With the Aczet moisture balance you can achieve higher productivity without compromising on quality in your daily business challenges, since it is diverse and can be programmed according to the individual needs of the person, being in quality assurance, […]

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RHT Climate and LogBox Connect

Mimic Components are the South African distributors for Novus Automation, who are raising the benchmark in temperature and humidity measurement with the newly launched RHT Climate. (more…)

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Chinese laser rifle

The world of science can be a freaky place

China develops actual laser rifle According to reports first published in the South China Morning Post, a Chinese company has developed a real-life laser rifle capable of hitting targets over a distance of 800 metres. The ZKZM-500 can be fired 1000 times for two seconds per shot before its lithium ion batteries need a recharge, […]

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Vivaspin Turbo 15

Vivaspin Turbo 15

For scientists and lab technicians who need to quickly and safely concentrate biological samples from 4 to 15 ml up to 100 fold, Sartorius offers the Vivaspin Turbo 15 ultrafilters. This revolutionary product allows for the fastest sample concentration with the highest recoveries possible. (more…)

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Going up the technology elevator

Going up! The Laboratory 4.0 lift

Lab technicians are notoriously set in their ways. But what if the ways in question are subject to rapid and extreme change, courtesy of the fourth industrial revolution? Every technological advance increases the disparity between the current way of doing things and the potential way of doing them. (more…)

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