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April 8, 2013


 Laboratory Management Resources

Optimizing Laboratory Exhaust Systems
The creation of sustainable, high-performance and efficient buildings is growing in importance for companies and governments around the world for both economic and environmental reasons. In particular, laboratories are the focus of many of these reduction efforts as they are some of the largest consumers of energy due to the specialized equipment and ventilation systems required for safety and compliance. Read more

Managing the New Independent Workforce
In the age of the “human capital” economy, we are experiencing incredible shifts in the way people work. Contingent labor, virtual workplaces, free agency, and the cloud are just some of the fundamental shifts currently taking place. As a result, management is faced with all sorts of new challenges... Read more

Going Greener
Papers, Ph.D. students, and so on make up the traditional outputs of science laboratories, but these days energy consumption matters more and more. That consumption includes the energy to condition the air and drive the analytical platforms. Disposable plastic, reagents, and other items also contribute to a lab’s consumption. Read more

 Featured Product

Inspector 300

Our most applicable Raman analyzer is the Inspector 300785nm. It offers the widest range of compound identification. In addition, our purpose-built ReporteR or Pharma ID models are perfect for more basic material identification and verification. The sophisticated Inspector 5001030nm is called on for applications where samples produce a high level of fluorescence. SciAps is the only Raman company that offers this range of price and performance options.

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The Next Generation in Ductless Fume Hood Technology

Independence™ is a state-of-the-art ductless fume hood that incorporates over seventeen years of technical innovation and thousands of actual customer based applications.

Independence™ utilizes a new filtration system known as Silconazyne™. By combining two filtration technologies, Silconazyne™ allows for one gas phase filter that fits most gas phase applications.

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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?

Icing in chamber
I have an instrument that is icing on the chamber walls. Is there any thing I can do? Temp cal? View this discussion

Air Flow Alarm
I have PCR 8 cabinet. This instrument AIR FLOW LED bar grap disply . One LED disply will go RED with an audible alarm. I replaced all filter ( pre filter , main filter and Exhaut filter but still this LED will go to red and give alarm. May be flow sensor defective. I checket air flow connector three leads 1 and 2 its showing 33k ohms & 2 and 3 showing open. In physical viewing flament resistant broken. This instrument have two flow sensors. I don't have service manual. Provide an answer

Nitrous oxide flame
The air-acetylene flame ignited but when it changed to nitrous oxide the flame extinguished. The N2O bottle was empty but was changed today to a new one, however the problem remains. What is the cause? the gas is not getting to the burner? Why? View this discussion

API 4000 Vacuum Gauge
Has anyone had issues with this part (vacuum/ion gauge tube) on the AB triple quads? I had one go bad, ordered a replacement, worked for 5 months and went out again. I'm just wondering if this is a commen problem or if something else could possibly be causing this to happen? Maybe just got a bad one? I know it's under a 1 year manufacturer warranty so it will be replaced for free at least. Any experience would be appreciated. Provide an answer

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 Featured Sponsor

Thank you to Labconco for sponsoring the Biological Safety Cabinets and Fume Hoods categories on LabWrench

Labconco was founded in 1925 in a small garage in Kansas City, MO. Kjeldahl Apparatus was their first product. Now, still in Kansas City, they are going strong producing lab equipment geared to industrial, life science, environmental, clinical and crime laboratories. Three of their major product lines contribute toward LEED credits: chemical fume hoods, biosafety cabinets, and glassware washers. Additional products include nano material enclosures, glove boxes, balance enclosures, evaporators, freeze dry systems, and yes, Kjeldahl Apparatus — all sold through laboratory distributors worldwide. The products are made in the U.S.A. and Labconco is ISO 9001:2008 certified and a member of the United States Green Building Council.

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 Featured News

Totally New User Experience with Top-of-the-Line DV3T Rheometer!
Brookfield Engineering Laboratories has launched the new DV3T Rheometer with full color touch-screen technology. This major redesign enhances ease of use while adding popular features. The new DV3T offers customers the most advanced user experience in viscosity measurement and measurement. Read more

PolyScience Refrigerated Circulating Baths Available in a Wide Variety of Sizes and Capabilities
Available in 40 different models, the PolyScience line of refrigerating/heating circulating baths features temperature ranges as broad as -40° to +200°C, temperature stabilities as exacting as ±0.005°C, and reservoir sizes ranging from 7 to 75 liters. Six different temperature controllers are available, including two with time/temperature programming capability. Read more

Versatile High Performance Benchtop Freeze Dryer
The new VirTis BenchTop Pro freeze dryer range from SP Scientific have been designed to be highly affordable, yet meet the needs of the most demanding research laboratories. Each system can be configured to meet your present and future needs. Read more

New DNA Test Cuts Time to Find Horsemeat in Food from Two Days to Less than Four Hours
The new testing method can detect in real time even minute traces of horsemeat (<1%). It is standardized, fully automated and highly reliable - unlike traditional test procedures for DNA and protein, which are slow, error-prone and cumbersome. QIAGEN developed the sample-to-result test process in record time, to help provide a solution to address the latest food crisis. The test is available immediately and worldwide. Read more

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