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July 13, 2015

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Your Laboratory Balance: Treat it Right!

In the laboratory, a balance is one of the most valuable and often expensive pieces of equipment. Proper care and maintenance can keep your balance operating smoothly and efficiently, and increase the lifespan of the device. Follow these easy and important steps to help you get the most of your investment.

Read and heed the instruction manual

The manufacturer’s instruction manual is your first and best source, especially for general questions about balance maintenance. All new balances come with instructions, and the manual is a great place to find out which maintenance tasks the manufacturer suggests. And if you’re having a specific issue, check for a troubleshooting section in the manual and follow the applicable steps carefully. Your balance will deliver better results with more precision if you follow the manufacturer’s maintenance instructions.

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Product of Interest

Aries Filterworks Gemini-MB Ultra High Purity Water System

The GEMINI Ultra High Purity Water System provides up to 3.7 liters per minute of 18.2 megohm, 0.2 micron filtered water. The Multi-Pass Ultraviolet system irradiates the water at three separate passes in the recirculation loop. The dispensing port is continuously exposed to UV for complete sterility at the outlet. Water quality meets or exceeds ASTM, CAP and NCCLS Type 1 specifications.

  • Up to 4 LPM of 18 MegOhm Water
  • Automatically fill any size container
  • Counter space saving wall mounted design
Read more about the Gemini-MB on the Aries Filterworks website.

TA Instruments Discovery DSC

The Discovery DSC represents the latest innovation from TA Instruments in the field of Differential Scanning Calorimetry and redefines the standard in performance, quality, and usability. The Discovery DSC features our innovative new Diffusion-Bonded Sensor technology which provides unmatched measurements sensitivity, resolution, and precision. Our field-proven 50-position Autosampler technology has been updated to provide the industry's most reliable platform for true walk-away automation.

Visit the TA Instruments' website the learn more about the Discovery DSC.


Help your Colleagues

Plenty of discussions are happening on LabWrench all the time. We have many questions come in daily from users that are seeking advice from fellow users and lab professionals on LabWrench. Can you help any of these users find the answers they are looking for?

Beckman Coulter J6 Series - Speed Error RPM goes to Max 180
My J6-MI goes to maximum 180RPM stays there for a while and then stops with speed error. Any suggestions. I have a service manual but without electrical schematics. Does any one have electrical schematics? Any help would be appreciated. Advise this member.

Micromeritics TriStar II 3020 - Blank Tube
How do you calibrate a blank tube, just purchased a TriStar II 3020, followed the blank analysis in manual, but can not get results similar to my old TriStar 3000.Was simple with to determine volume below the line on the old tubes, new tubes have no line. Advise this member.

EPPENDORF 5804/5804R - Removing a stuck rotor
Any suggestions on how to remove a stuck rotor from an Eppendorf 5804 centrifuge? I've removed the nut that secures the F-34-6-38 rotor to the spindle, but we cannot pull the rotor off. I've considered filling the rotor with ice or dry ice to see if thermal contraction might loosen it, but have not tried this yet. Advise this member.

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Company News Hot Off The Press

Union Process Manufactures "Two Mills in One" for Laboratory Use
Union Process, Inc., known globally as a manufacturer of particle size reduction and dispersion equipment as well as related services for a broad range of research and industrial applications, has manufactured a combination laboratory mill that offers the versatility of two mills in a single footprint.  Read more.


New OHAUS Balances and Scales Built for Professionals
OHAUS weighing technology and products are used daily by professionals to achieve their essential organization goals at the highest level. The New OHAUS Explorer Semi-Micro balances and the Defender 7000 Series scales provide enhanced performance and versatile operation for advanced laboratory and industrial weighing applications.  Read more.


Fast evaporation from vacuum-assisted vortex concentration technology
The Spiral Plug concentration technology works by using vacuum to draw air /nitrogen through a spiral slit generating a vortex which both stirs the sample and creates an increased evaporative surface area. This unique technology allows you to evaporate without worry of solvent bumping and the need to constantly monitor the equipment. Read more.

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Sponsor of the Week

Thank you to Fungilab for sponsoring our Viscometer category on LabWrench
Fungilab’s main focus since its establishment has been to research, develop and manufacture the most advanced viscometers in order to offer their clients the highest and most accurate performance in the viscosity measurement.

Fungilab has been distinguished by continuous eagerness for commitment and evolution on their products and services.

Their vision is to provide the best quality and high-end performance from each of our products for quality control and laboratory research. Their mission is to connect their customers to the future, today.

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Questions from the Vault

We have so many questions filling our forums that sometimes questions can be missed and go without answers. Can you help us provide answers for these users with unanswered questions?

Beckman Coulter ACL TOP 500 CTS - Copy of application software
I am looking for an application software copy of ACL top 500. The computer hard drive failed and I don't have a backup CD. Advise this member.

PerkinElmer Clarus 580 GC - Ready/not ready
Everything on the navigation screen shows green, but "not ready" message is seen. What shall I do? Advise this member.

Corning Life Sciences 440 - Dimensions
Can anyone tell me the dimensions of a Corning pH Meter Model 440? Advise this member.

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