Archive | Metrology

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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The Orion range from Thermo Scientific

The Orion range from Thermo Scientific can meet any potential application, measurement need, budget and various levels of functionality with a meter (both benchtop and portable) that is perfect for your needs and exactly what you want.  (more…)

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Superior Scales

The Sartorius Combics family offers a high quality scale series for various applications. Combics scales come with platforms and indicators already installed and ready for use. These scales offer a high protection class up to IP69K, ATEX certifications as well as various accessories in different material versions (such as benches, roller conveyors, Sartorius printers, frames […]

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Air and Climate Quality with HygroGuard

The Novasina HygroGuard 30 standard data logger was developed for climate and air quality monitoring of buildings and climate-sensitive production process. It offers versatile, precision measurement and monitoring capabilities. Unique to the HygroGuard 30’s design is its LAN connectivity and power options (battery, USB and Power over Ethernet). This data logger offers both network and […]

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Weighing With Unique Calibration

Mettler Toledo offers a new range of microgram weights with nominal values from 0.05mg to 0.5mg. These weights will allow customers with specialised nanotechnology applications to use the direct comparison method to verify weight values below 1mg. The weights are available with a calibration certificate and Mettler Toledo is the only weights manufacturer to offer […]

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Supreme Scaling

The Sartorius Signum® Supreme is well suited for simple as well as demanding applications such as check-weighing, totalising and formulation. The solid construction of the Supreme, which is made completely from stainless steel, can withstand massive side shocks and can be cleaned using a water jet. The Supreme also delivers reliable, reproducible measurement r even […]

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Easy Testing (Just Like That!)

The new EZ Test offers its users a wide range of added features including a full range lineup that performs a wide variety of testing, thanks to extended test stokes, a range of test speeds and a larger test space. Testing speeds can be set anywhere from 0.05mm/min to 1000mm/min. Particularly useful is a high […]

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Where Accuracy Matters

Good Weighing practice (GWP®) is a global standard that can be applied to both new or existing weighing equipment from any manufacturer in any industry. Mettler Toledo has developed this as a standardised scientific methodology for secure selection, calibration and operation of weighing equipment. It provides the documented evidence for reproducible weighing results in harmony […]

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SANAS Accredited

The head office of Monitoring and Control Laboratories (MCL) in Johannesburg operates SANAS accredited laboratories, in accordance with ISO 17025, for temperature and viscosity calibrations. In addition, the Durban branch of the company is also in the final stages of obtaining accreditation for both disciplines. “Our primary goals for the laboratories are to comply with […]

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Protherm’s Ashing Furnaces

The PAF 110/8 series is specifically designed for ashing under difficult conditions in the laboratory environment. The unique features of this series are the Quartz tube, which allows for the protection of the heating elements, and the preheated air inlet system for better ventilation. The lid of this series also opens sideways allowing the user […]

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Calibrating your Instruments

Calibration is the process of configuring an instrument to provide a result for a sample within an acceptable range. Regular calibration of equipment increases confidence in results. Apollo Scientific is a SANAS-accredited laboratory that uses calibration methods approved by SANAS technical assessors. It has technically competent staff and well maintained equipment in terms of reliability, […]

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