High-speed camera has greater sensitivity

PHOTRON says its new FastCam Mini AX100 high-speed camera is the fastest, most light sensitive high-speed imager available. The camera achieves ISO 40,000 for monochrome and ISO 16,000 for colour. Measuring only 120 x 120 x 94mm, the Mini AX100…

Rapidly detect sulphite preservatives in food

SULFITES (or sulphites) are commonly used preservative agents in many types of food and drink, including fruit products such as jam, juice, dried fruits, and wine. The detection and determination of levels of sulfites in foodstuffs may be a little…

Everyday microscope suits classroom and field

THE latest iteration of Olympus‘s range of routine and educational microscopes, the CX23, promises high performance with ergonomic design in a compact package. The company says this latest microscope is packed full of well-considered, clever features to enhance every step…

Optical mounts suit tight applications

THE LATEST series of optical mounts from Siskiyou enable high resolution (4.5 arcsec) adjustment in two rotational axes with excellent long term stability, in a format said to be ideal for space constrained applications where mount accessibility is limited, says the…

Lims proves popular for contract labs

AUTOSCRIBE reports that its Matrix Gemini Lims (laboratory information management system) is attracting increased interest from the contract laboratory sector. John Boother, the company’s managing director, told LabHomepage: “Matrix Gemini provides the versatility that appeals to contract laboratories, for laboratory…

Easier access to microfluidic chip surface

DOLOMITE says its pressure-driven resealable chip interface enables tool-free assembly of glass, quartz or polymer resealable microfluidic chips, allowing the user to deposit reagents, sensors, biosensors or cells onto the chip base layer for exposure to the fluid stream. The…

Bio-Rad resolves corruption issues with US government

BIO-RAD Laboratories has announced the full resolution of previously-disclosed investigations by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) into past violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) that occurred from 2005 to 2010 related…

New cleanroom for NIT France

NEW Imaging Technologies has inaugurated its new clean room facility at Verrières-le-Buisson, France. The company, known as NIT, says it has invested almost 500,000 euro in the ISO 4-standard clean room. Together with its full range of inspection equipment, the…

HPLC solvent evaporation accelerated

NEW versions of MiniVap and UltraVap blowdown evaporators have been announced by Porvair Sciences. These devices use warm air or nitrogen to speed up the evaporation of common HPLC solvents such as dichloromethane, methanol and acetonitrile from sample vials, significantly…