Category: labware

A reactor at meso scale for when microfluidics would clog

Meso-scale reactor developed by Asynt and University of Bath plugs, for when micro reactors would clog by crystallisation

MANY laboratory processes and reactions can be operated effectively at the micro scale, taking advantage of the growing usefulness of microfluidic technologies and micro-reactors. But many real-world operations involve suspended solids or other particles, which make micro-technologiess ineffective because the…

Lab reactor promises simplified scale-up

A compact new benchtop laboratory reactor from Asynt has the flexibility to accommodate a wide range of reaction vessels, with volumes from just 100ml to five litres. The ReactoMate Datum is a controlled lab reactor (CLR) that allows chemists to…

Centrifuge catalogue provides accessories choice

HEROLAB says it is well known for making centrifuges, but less well known for wide range of centrifuge tubes and bottles. The company says its Centrifuge Labware guide gives extensive information on product selection information, and contains valuable information for…

High-speed mixing made easier with multi-tube holder

COLE-PARMER offers three new high-speed multitube holders as accessories for its original Vortex-Genie 2 and Vortex-Genie pulse mixers.  The new tube holders are optimised to achieve the highest vortex action when mixing only a small number of tubes. The Vortex-Genie…

More storage volume in 96-tube format

STORING high sample volumes in the minimum space is a challenge faced by many laboratories.   Micronic now offers a new answer to this perennial dilemma with its 2.00ml storage tubes, which provide higher volume storage within an industry-standard 96-tube rack…

Peristaltic pump tubing is phthalate-free

LAUNCHED in response to concern over the potential health and environmental issues of phthalates and Bisphenol A (BPA), Cole-Parmer’s new Masterflex Tygon E-LFL tubing is now available for use with peristaltic pumps.  The new formulation replaces Masterflex LFL tubing, which…

Novel two-part vial solves tricky pipetting problem

WATCHING a chemist struggling to pipette an unusually viscous oil sample into a standard autosampler vial, Jerry Finneran recognised that standard labware wasn’t making this tedious job any easier.   Because of the viscosity of the sample, the oil was adhering to…

Storing light sensitive materials in the lab

MANY laboratory samples are sensitive to degradation by light, presenting particular challenges in handling and storage.   Now Asynt has launched a new range of black screw-top centrifuge tubes which will solve this problem for many users, providing secure storage of…

Laboratory Sales Ltd (LSL) rebrands as Wheaton

FOLLOWING its acquisition by US-based laboratory supplies company Wheaton in 2009, UK company Laboratory Sales Limited (LSL) is changing its name to Wheaton. The newly-rebranded company will continue to provide a full line of liquid handling and packaging products, and…

Are you taking the pee?

IF SO, Medline Scientific offers a range of scientific urine collection kits which it says includes all the components necessary for safe and hygienic specimen collection and handling.   These CE and IVD approved kits are available with or without boric…