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October 31, 2011



Like the late comedian Rodney Dangerfield, laboratory water purification systems get no respect. Lab workers use them every day, but few realize— beyond opening the spigot—how they operate. Read this full article titled Water Purification Systems: Under-Recognized “Utility” Essential for Laboratory Operations from  Lab Manager Magazine. 

 Featured News

Barnstead* Replacement DI Cartridges and Parts Added to LabStrong Portfolio
An extensive line of replacement DI cartridges and replacement parts for Barnstead/Thermo Fisher Scientific* water purification systems are now offered by LabStrong Corporation. With all their experience in pure water systems, this line of cartridges and parts was a natural addition to their portfolio. The product options are suitable for Bantam, B-Pure*, DIamond, E-Pure*, Infinity, NANOpure Quad*, NANOpure II* and TII water systems.
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Beckman Coulter Biomek P1000 Span-8 Pipette Tips Optimize Large Volume Transfers
The Biomek P1000 Span-8 Tip will allow users to visually inspect aspirated volumes and instill confidence during method development. Sample preparation times can be reduced by transferring a full 1 mL of sample or reagent in a single pipetting action without having to split volumes. This is useful for large-volume media transfer in “seed and feed” cellular applications.
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Important Notification Regarding YMC Column Products
Waters has received notification from YMC Co. Ltd., that they will not renew the existing worldwide Distribution Agreement in place with Waters. As a consequence, as of December 31, 2011, Waters will no longer be able to supply any YMC branded products to your company.
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Thermo Fisher Scientific Makes it Easy to Match the Right Plate to Your Assay
This interactive online guide provides a detailed resource for users looking to match the right plate to each assay. With information on passive binding surfaces for biomacromolecules, covalent coupling surfaces for smaller biomolecules and affinity capture surfaces for affinity-tagged biomolecules, you can be confident that you are using the best plate for each application.
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 Featured Product

AQUA SOLUTIONS Lab Water Purification Systems

AQUA SOLUTIONS is dedicated to providing its customers with laboratory water purification systems that conveniently, economically, and reliably deliver the highest purity reagent grade water for laboratory applications, on a worldwide basis.

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 Introducing the New Touch Screen Gemini Series from Aries FilterWorks

  • Programmable Dispensing at the touch of a finger
  • Fully programmable dispensing
  • Customize & Automate batches
  • Bright user friendly display

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 Featured Question and Discussions

Milli-Q advantage +Q-Pod Element (2)
Now I have this equipment in the boxes in my storage room. And to according of a plan of laboratory in clean benches (digestorium) I will place two Q-Pod elements and behind digestorium will be placed Milli-Q (on the table or on the shelf). I want to see photo how this equipment look like and examples of installations to know how it be better to install it for me.
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Vials/Test Tubes to fit VWR Signature Vortex Mixer
Hello, we are currently using flat-bottomed glass vials with an O.D. of 27mm with the VWR Signature Vortex Mixer. These frequently jump out of the holder. Do you know what size/configuration of test tubes/vials will fit it, and where I can obtain them? Thanks!
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Error 82
What does error 82 on the Diatron Abacus Junior EO unit mean?
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SRI 410
Could you please help me? I'm facing a problem in my SRI 410 Instrument. The flame of Chromatograph automatically goes off when new cycles comes, whereas TG Flame is on and working good. I have to turn on the chromatograph flame manually, but again when new cycles come chromatograph flame becomes off. What should I do to fix this? Waiting for your suggestions. Thanks.
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