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Scientific Incubator With Built In Germicide

The SANYO MCO-19M is the new CO2 multi-gas scientific incubator, giving precise environmental control for all lab situations. Accurate control By using a dual infra red solid state sensor, Co2 can be measured accurately without being affected by humidity or temperature changes on door opening. Furthermore, the CO2 sensor is constantly calibrated, so users know …

Sartorius And GE Healthcare Sign Patent Cross-licensing Agreement

When two companies of the standing and expertise of GE Healthcare Life Sciences and Sartorius Stedim Biotech sign a patent cross-licensing agreement covering technology related to biopharmaceutical manufacturing, you cannot help but have a certain frisson of excitement. Sartorius Stedium Biotech is, of course, a major presence in many areas of pharmaceutical research and manufacturing …

Priorclave shows off steam autoclaves selector application at ARABLAB

Priorclave, the respected UK manufacturer of steam autoclaves, will be making an appearance at this year’s ARABLAB 2012 exhibition. Running from 26 to 29 March at the Dubai Conference and Exhibition Centre in the United Arab Emirates, ARABLAB represents one of the world’s foremost exhibition and trade shows, and one which provides a unique opportunity …

Priorclave celebrates export success

Respected UK-based autoclave manufacturer Priorclave has built on its successes in Britain with strong sales of its products in international markets. With a number of notable contracts in the Middle East and Asia, the company recently chalked up a milestone achievement by providing no fewer than twenty-seven of its compact C40 steam sterilisers to a …

Powder Testing In Super Quick Time

A new and exciting member of the Mercury Scientific line was released as the company introduces the new Evolution Powder Tester. The device is designed to test static powder flow and is set to provide new and interesting features that will deem it very useful in a number of working environments. Sporting a simple and …

PCR Tubes Enhance Results

Anachem’s component PCR strip tubes allow optimum results in the laboratory, giving scientists complete reliability and reproducibility in their PCR tests. The 4titude FrameStrip tubes have thin polypropylene walls, allowing for optimum thermal transfer. Furthermore, the combination of a frame portion moulded in a rigid polymer vastly improves the strip’s mechanical stability, making it easy …

Patch Clamp Recording Technique Gets Patent

Molecular Devices must be very happy about being awarded a US patent for their parallel recording ‘Population Patch Clamp’ (PPC) technique; electrohysiologists and drug developers everywhere must be delighted it is available. Patch clamp recording is an extremely powerful technique for investigating membrane ion channel kinetics and the effects of drugs on these channels. Although …

Particle Imaging In High Resolution

An interesting new paper produced by Lew Brown of Fluid Imaging Technology has shed some light on information about particle imaging. The paper discusses how the quality of the image can affect the ability of imaging particle analysers to produce accurate results in measuring particles, deciphering particles in a heterogenous mixture and also to recognise …

Measuring Viscosity Is A Breeze With The Micro VISC

New and exciting technology was recently launched by RheoSense who proudly released their µVISC as a strong contender in the viscometer market. Boasting an advanced platform for measuring viscosity, the device is able to provide fast and accurate results and offers a strong level of reliability for constant use or repeated measurements. The device is …

Material characterisation method optimises pharmaceutical tableting

Micromeritics is recommending a twin approach to characterising materials for pharmaceutical powders and solid dosage forms, to optimise process design, manufacture and drug performance. Using its AccuPyc II 1340 (gas displacement density analyzer) and GeoPyc 1360 Pycnometers (envelope density analyzer) in tandem, rapid and simultaneous measurements can be made of both true (absolute) and envelope …