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January 24th, 2011



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 Featured Question and Discussions

This week we have a selection of Questions and Discussions coming from our Microplate Reader and Mills category. If you’re an expert or can provide a solution please answer directly on LabWrench by following the links below. Your participation will be very helpful in growing the community and providing answers to common lab equipment problems.

Topic: Agate Grinding Elements
 How do the Agate Grinding Elements of the McCrone Mill affect the sample that is being micronized by them? How much SiO2 specifically is added to the concentration of the sample? Click here to respond.

Topic: SPEX Mills
What does SPEX stand for? (Expansion). Click here to respond.

Topic: DTX 880 Calibration / Qualification
Is there an alternate supplier for recalibration of the plates for the Beckman Coulter DTX880. Click here to respond.

Topic: BT2000 Self-Test BIOTEK
We have BT2000 sn 52099 model, Elisa plate reader. Instrument cannot pass SELF TEST. We changed 405nm.Bought new but problem remains. Click here to respond.

 Featured Articles

Microplate Readers Product Focus
Microplate readers are used extensively in the pharmaceutical industry for high-throughput drug screening and in biology labs for enzyme assays, immunoassays, binding assays, protein and cell assays, ELISAs, and biomolecule concentration measurements. Read more.

Product Focus Mills and Grinders 
Mills and grinders are used to prepare samples (of minerals, plants, food, drugs, pigments, and forensic materials, for example) through particle size reduction (comminution). Afterward, samples are analyzed for their components or to demonstrate specific properties. Read more.

 Featured Product

BioTek Synergy H1 Hybrid Microplate Reader
Synergy™ H1 is a flexible monochromator-based multi-mode microplate reader that can be turned into a high-performance hybrid system with the addition of a filter-based optical module. Visit the BioTek Synergy H1 Hybrid product page on LabWrench.


Microplate Reader Product Survey
Are you using a microplate reader in your lab? Are you considering purchasing one soon? Lab Manager Magazine's online surveys help improve the purchasing process and provide you with greater confidence in your final purchasing decision. Please take 3 minutes and complete our survey. Thank you! Click here to get started.

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Thank You Shimadzu for sponsoring the LabWrench Balance category.

Top-pan and torsion balance production started in 1918, and equal-beam analytical balances were introduced in 1925. Since their release, the continuous improvement of Shimadzu balances has contributed to research and development across all industries. Visit Shimadzu today.

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