Thermo Scientific

Containers designed for enhanced sample safety

Thermo Scientific Sterilin containers are suitable for molecular biology, genomic and forensic applications. (more…)

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LMS Randox

RTS update of quality control and key data

RTS has issued an update to its on-going investigation into the manipulation of key drug toxicology data at its laboratories in Manchester and Crumlin. (more…)

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Liquid handling2

Rapid sample solves lab problems

The problem Multichannel pipettes have become an indispensable liquid handling tool for biochemical and molecular biology assays in life science laboratories over the last decades. This demand is fuelled by the need to increase productivity due to reasons like growing sample numbers, faster sample processing and analysis as well as the shareholder demands of running […]

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microencapsulation technology

Microfluidics offers superior drug encapsulation

Dolomite Microfluidics is making microencapsulation technology more widely accessible with the Telos® droplet system, designed for high throughput and easy scale up. The modular components provide scientists with excellent process control, and the ability to choose from a range of particle diameters between 10 and 50 µm on a single piece of hardware. (more…)

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Oscillating beam rig tests low frequency

Accelerometers and velocity meters are used to measure a wide range of frequencies, including low frequency vibrations found in building maintenance. They occur at less than 2Hz, and can also be useful in monitoring bearing wear in cooling tower fans and gearboxes for example. (more…)

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Load cells

Take a hard look at load cells, and get a head start on tighter process control

Load cells aren’t all alike, and taking a hard look at the differences can put users closer to total control. All weight–measurement functions start with a load cell, so it makes sense that a little difference there can have a large effect. (more…)

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Humidity validation

Humidity validation and compliance in food and pharmaceutical manufacturing

Because the control of humidity is vital for many processes in pharmaceutical manufacturing, there are a large number of probes in use at anytime– all of which will need to be regularly calibrated to ensure accuracy. Sending RH probes away for calibration is a time-consuming exercise for both food and pharmaceutical companies, but is often […]

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Measurement tools

Now everyone can own a FLUKE!

For a range of quality instruments technicians can rely on, the FlukeLite range offers a selection of the most popular test and measurement tools– affordably priced so everyone can afford a Fluke.  Choose from these amazing tools: (more…)

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Kobold manometer

Multi-sided digital manometer

KOBOLD, represented locally by Instrotech, has on offer model MAN-SD intelligent digital manometers that offer reliable pressure monitoring of plant and machinery and has application in the fields of mechanical engineering, environmental technology and hydraulics.  These battery-powered devices, which are fitted with piezo-resistive sensors, resist overloads up to three times nominal loading. (more…)

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digital microfluidics

Pioneers of Miniaturisation Lectureship 2017 winner announced

The Pioneers of Miniaturization Lectureship 2017, sponsored by Dolomite Microfluidics and Lab on a Chip, has been awarded to Professor Aaron Wheeler in recognition of his contribution to digital microfluidics, a technique, which involves manipulating of discrete microfluidic droplets on the surface of an array of electrodes coated with a hydrophobic insulator. Professor Wheeler is […]

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Orb Pilot

One footprint, multiple set-ups with Syrris’ Orb Pilot

Syrris’ Orb Pilot jacketed reactor system is proving a big hit for chemical process scale-up, offering multiple set-ups in a single footprint, designed around your needs. Launched in 2016, this unique,flexible and cost-effective system truly bridges the gap between lab scale and production scale chemistry. The Orb Pilot is a user-friendly, floor standing scale-up reactor […]

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nucleic acid extraction

DiaSorin and Tecan to collaborate in new platform development

DiaSorin and Tecan Group have announced that they have agreed to collaborate in a development under which DiaSorin will make use of Tecan’s Fluent® Laboratory Automation Solution as its nucleic acid extraction platform. The new platform will be used in combination with the DiaSorin Liaison® MDX PCR system to provide the customer with a complete […]

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