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April 26, 2016
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Sorvall/Legend RT - Error 25
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Corning PC 610 D Stirrer From Cheshire Enterprise

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Features easy-to-read LED display and is great for labs that have, or need to establish, routine protocols. Corning brings innovation to its stirrers with digital displays for stir speed settings. The stir speed display indicates when set speed is reached. Safety features include a power icon, top-quality insulation, and an external spill trough to protect electronics and control knobs. This unit has a small footprint and low profile.  

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What is the Best Sterilization Method for Your Lab?

Sterilization is a process designed to destroy and remove all forms of life present in a certain region. It’s accomplished by use of physical or chemical means. Autoclaves, for example, steam sterilize by high pressure and heat (250°F/121°C at the low end).

Another sterilization-by-heating technique uses infrared to kill microorganisms in a few seconds using temperatures up to 1500°F/815°C. On the chemical front, hydrogen peroxide can break down cellular tissue.

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DeNovix Showcases First All-in-One Spectrophotometer / Fluorometer System at AACR
The DeNovix DS-11 FX+ combines patent pending absorbance and fluorescence technologies to deliver the most flexible and complete system available for nucleic acid and protein quantification. DeNovix SmartPath® Technology enables rapid and accurate 1µL UV-Vis quantification over an industry-leading dynamic range. Read more.

INTEGRA Introduces New Quick Volume Adjustment Manual Pipette
Unlike traditional pipettes which utilize a single rotating plunger to set volumes, the EVOLVE features three adjustable dials for setting each individual volume digit. Simply depress and twist the plunger to unlock the volume dials. Once unlocked, freely adjust the three dials to rapidly set the desired volume. Read more.

Synergy™ Neo2 Wins Scientists’ Choice Awards® Best New Life Sciences Product
Biotek's Synergy™ Neo2 Multi-Mode Microplate Reader was announced as the Best New Life Sciences Product of 2015 Winner as part of the annual Scientists’ Choice Awards®, sponsored by SelectScience® and conferred at the American Association for Cancer Research 2016 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA. Read more.

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Lab Equipment Questions for the Experts

TA Instruments/Q50 - Replacement of hang-down loop
The Kapton Hangdown Loop of our TGA Q50 is broken (the loop where the hang down wire is attached). We already have the replacement part but we didn't find any instruction about its installation. In particular I noticed that the broken hang down loop is fixed to the balance arm with glue. I don't know how to remove it without risking to damage something. Any suggestion? Advise this member.

Heraeus/Contrifuge 17RS - Troubleshooting
We have a problem with this centrifuge in our lab. After setting up a program, we start the program and the number of rotations display led turns to 0000 and the centrifuge decrease the speed after initialization step. Please can you provide us with a technical assistance to solve our problem or to provide us the operating manual as we have not any? Advise this member.

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