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December 3, 2012



Five Necessary Elements for Integrating Lab Systems : Where We Are vs Where We Need to Be

The lab systems we have today are not built for integration system-wide. They are built by vendors and developers to accomplish a set of tasks, and connections to other systems are either not considered or are avoided for competitive reasons. If we want to consider the possibility of building integrated systems, the following five elements are needed:

  • Education
  • User community commitment
  • Standards—file format and messaging/interconnect
  • Modular components
  • Stable operating system environment

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 Featured Product

Erlab’s Captair Store Vented Filtering Storage Cabinets

Erlab’s Captair Store vented filtering storage cabinets are designed to store a wide variety of chemicals used in laboratories. The Captair Store reduces inhalation risks associated with the concentration of vapors and purifies the laboratory’s ambient air 24 hours a day. These ductless cabinets are equipped with silent turbine fans that draw chemical vapors into a molecular, high absorption filter.

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 Featured Question and Discussions

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?

CO2 sensor
Do you have any idea where to purchase a CO2 sensor for a VWR model 2600 water jacket CO2 incubator? And possibly an operators manual.
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Empower instrument failure
I shall be glad to know why I can't perform run in gradient type. Every time it shows instrument failure and sample suspended. When I change gradient into isocratic run goes. And another question, I can't process if I use new method set. I can make processing only if I use method set that created before I think at your site.
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Mettler Toledo T70 error
T70 when switched on gives an alert "Storage medium is incomplete. Abort!" then it stops reacting on any key including power on/off and can be turned off only by unplugging. What can it be?
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Consumable items needed
Like to prepare some consumable items needed in case of emergency breakdown down of Multiwave 3000. At the same time ,like to enquire what will be the possible causes of the break down.
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 Featured News

PerkinElmer Showcases Latest Advancements in Thermal Instrumentation at Materials Research Society Meeting
PerkinElmer Inc., a global leader focused on the health and safety of people and the environment, will showcase two new hyphenated thermal analysis solutions at the Materials Research Society Meeting that are designed for the accurate characterization and analysis of inorganic materials, polymers, geological materials and oils.
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The High Performance Artemis™ Raman Microscopectrometer from CRAIC Technologies
CRAIC Technologies is a leading innovator in the field of optical microanalysis. CRAIC Technologies is proud to introduce the new state-of-the-art in Raman microspectroscopy: the CRAIC Artemis™ Raman microspectrometer. Designed to be added to many different types of optical microscopes, the CRAIC Artemis™ offers very high sensitivity, high resolution, a broad spectral range and a rapid sampling times.
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Tecan launches AlphaScreen® option for Infinite® F200 PRO reader
Tecan has developed an AlphaScreen® module for its popular Infinite® F200 PRO multimode reader, providing customers with a cost-effective solution for AlphaScreen and AlphaLISA® assays. Offering excellent sensitivity for screening and research, the new option further extends the flexibility of the Infinite F200 PRO for low and medium throughput applications.
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Pipette-friendly, Two-part Vial for Difficult to Handle Liquid Samples
Chemists gain a whole new perspective on sample handling with Vista Vial™ series chromatography vials from J.G. Finneran Associates. The patented, two-part design consists of a glass base and a polyethylene top that snaps together to form a standard 12x32mm autosampler vial. The glass base provides a wide target for pipettes and is ideal for highly viscous and foaming samples.
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