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March 7th, 2011



The countdown to Pittcon has officially begun, with less than one week to go before the big show I hope everyone who is attending is prepared. While there stop by and meet me in booth #847 on March 14 – 17 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA.

For those of you who can’t attend be sure to check the @LabWrench Twitter feed or our NEW Facebook fan page for show updates and exclusive content!

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Connecting Silica Tubing with No Dead Volume 
If i want to connect 2 lengths of silica tubing 360um od and are using a connector with a screw tight fitting at each end.... click for more of the question.

Bausch & Lomb Spectronic 20 Cuvettes 
Where can I buy good but not super duper cuvettes? I am using this in a mining operation and am reading .1% so doesn’t need the best, super accuracy not needed. Read More.

Poor Performance Unable to be Calibrated 
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Varian 3400 Star 800 Communication Card 
Card goes out after just a few hours of operation. Thoughts? Respond Here.

 Featured News

An Evaluation of the Decontamination Effect on the Inner Chamber of Esco Celculture CO2 Incubator Using 90°C Moist Heat Decontamination Cycle 
Esco is pleased to announced that the Esco Celculture CO2 90°C decontamination cycle has been evaluated by Health Protection Agency (HPA) and was proven to be an effective method of deactivation of normally resistant fungi and bacterial spore Aspergillusbrasiliensis and Bacillus atrophaeus, and the vegetative cells Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermis, Enterobacter faecalis and Escherichia coli. Read More.  

Cheminert® C72 Ultra-high Pressure UHPLC Injector 
VICI Valco’s new Cheminert C72 Ultra-high Pressure UHPLC Injector features a proprietary stator coating that permits pressures up to 15,000 or 20,000 psi. Many of the latest analytical techniques require systems that are capable of this much pressure. The injectors use the same mounting system as the widely used Cheminert C2 series HPLC injectors. Read More.

Multispectral Imaging with Ocean Thin Films SpectroCam 
For real-time imaging of organic and inorganic chemicals, Ocean Thin Films’ (OTF) new SpectroCam™ provides a high-quality platform that simplifies the design process for researchers and engineers, reducing time-to-market. Read More.

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