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May 29, 2012



It is important to select lab furniture that fills specific requirements for your lab including features such as shelves, storage, gas/electricity supplies, and clean areas. The key to a well set up lab is flexibility, functionality and most importantly, safety. When looking back around 50 years, not much has changed other than now having plastic material rather than wood. But we are seeing a lot more in the way of ergonomics in modern laboratories, specifically with modular and mobile workstations.

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 Recently Asked Questions

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. Can you help any of these users find the answers they are looking for?

Waters 717 PSU DC Voltages
What voltage are the 2 DC supply lines on Waters 717?
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Shimadzu SSI UV-1800 WI lamp error
WI lamp in UV-1800 gives NG value while initializing.
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Lab-Line 3525 hinge
Our lab has an old 3525, one hinge is broken, wonder if anyone knows where to buy one ?
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Who can help us?
We are looking for a toll laboratory inside EU who can perform under GLP conditions a specific impurity test for an API by using the Waters Allience HPLC method.
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Roche Reflotron Plus
What causes "error 113, checksum eeprom" in Reflotron Plus machine. How do i solve it?
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Anton Paar DMA displaying 8933 error
My DMA5000 is suddenly stopped working and showing 8933 error. Please say how to rectify it.
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 Featured Product

Fully Modular Lab Workstations

Dimension 4 Lab Stations are the original, fully modular systems for versatile laboratory deployment. Configure your lab from a broad selection worksurfaces, cabinetry and storage, shelving, colors and efficiency options. Start small – or start large – with the confidence that your lab furnishing investment is secure for years to come. The basic modular unit is available in Single-Sided or Double-Sided worksurfaces. Add-on units of the same type enable you to grow.

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 Questions Gone Unanswered

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?

Dynex Technologies MR5000
My bulb is lit and yet I keep getting the Error Message No Bulb, why is it not recognizing the bulb?
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COD analysis
I have a problem in understanding the differences between COD and TOC and SAC. Which test is more useful? What is it that we measure in COD and TOC? Whether COD always is greater than TOC?
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PerkinElmer TotalChrome
When the PerkinElmer pump stops by itself, in the TC navigator the setup icon becomes grey and would not let me go to a method. Normally I turn off evry thing and re boot the computer etc. Is there any way I can reactivate that Setup icon without turning off the machine?
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Zymark TurboVap 96 clogged vents
How can I detach the vent lines that brings in Nitrogen during drying. I believe they are clogged and would like to clean them. Any thoughts?
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 Featured News

Promega Extends Range of ReliaPrep MiniPrep Systems
ReliaPrep 96 gDNA MiniPrep HT System provides a robust method for purifying gDNA from blood and Oragene®-DNA sample collection devices in a multiwell format, in volumes of 100-350µl of blood or 700µl of Oragene Discover sample per well.
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Quantachrome Instruments' new analyzer designed to aid research for hydrogen storage and greenhouse gas capture.
Quantachrome Instruments’ new iSorb-HP, an automated bench-top device, measures high pressure adsorption, absorption and desorption of gases such as hydrogen, carbon dioxide, and methane on solid samples.
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Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Next-Generation Benchtop LC-MS System at ASMS 2012
Like its predecessor, the Exactive Plus system produces full-scan HR/AM data, minimizing tedious MS method development and allowing retrospective data analysis. The Exactive Plus system is easy to use, cost-effective to operate and, when coupled with workflow-driven software, is an ideal instrument for routine analytical laboratories.
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Diffinity RapidTip®2 for One Minute PCR Purification with Polymerase Removal is Now Available
The RapidTip2 comes in two different tip formats for compatibility with either universal or Rainin LTS® style pipettes and is optimized to purify a 50 μl PCR sample volume. It’s environmentally friendly as waste is limited to only the functional tip - no additional buffers, reagents, or plastics are consumed to purify the sample.
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