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July 22, 2013


 Product Resources: pH Meters

pH Meters - Measuring Acids and Bases with New Accuracy and Reliability

An old analog pH meter seemed accurate enough, as long as the task didn’t require much accuracy. Today’s meters must be more accurate and provide more reproducible results. In some cases, pH meters do even more.

Christine Brink, market manager for electrochemistry at Mettler- Toledo (Columbus, OH), points out that some customers want multifunction meters. A device might measure various parameters, including pH, conductivity, ion concentration, and oxidation reduction potential.

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 Products of Interest

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Eco-friendly HettCube® incubators from Hettich Lab Technology.

HettCube incubators offer lower power consumption & low global warming potential (GWP) reducing your overall operating costs while maintaining steady and optimal conditions for your samples.

  • Easily reverse the door opening to accommodate your workflow
  • One degree (+/- 1°) from ambient temp. (non-refrigerated)
  • Secure-Grip™ Modular Shelving: shelves are adjustable, removable and can easily be swapped between models
  • Run-Silent™ Operation (softer than normal conversation)
  • Intelligent temperature control with cross directional airflow for maximum heat distribution (no interior fan)
  • Self-Close 90°: Door will automatically close at any angle under 90°
  • FDA registered manufacturer

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 Help Your Colleagues

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

Broken DXR Raman Microscope
Four year old system, recently camera stopped working. Does anyone else besides Thermo repair these Raman Microscopes? Help this member

Silverson L5M-A
What is the minimum volume requirement for this model? Help this member

Problem detecting silver using dr 3900
I have a problem testing for silver. The result showed -0.03 (in red). What does that mean? Help this member

View all Questions and Discussions on LabWrench

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 Company News Hot Off The Press

LECO to Host GCxGC Webinar
Presented by Dr. Mark Libardoni of Southwest Research Institute and Dr. Robert E. Synovec of the University of Washington, this live, 45-minute e-seminar will discuss the latest advances in GCxGC and look at what's ahead for the industry, from improved technology to new applications. Read more

Approval for new Clinical Manufacturing Site
Designed to handle a range of non-sterile dosage forms such as solids, liquids, semi-solids and inhaled products, Molecular Profiles’ new 30,000sq ft. facility marks a significant expansion for the company that started life as a spin-out from Nottingham University over 15 years ago. Read more

New Microcentrifuges from Beckman Coulter Life Sciences Simplify Setup, Offer Increased Speed and Capacity
Microfuge 20 and 20R microcentrifuges from Beckman Coulter Life Sciences are designed to meet the specific requirements of a wide range of research applications, and are efficient and easy to use. Paired with Microfuge series rotors, the compact instruments provide flexibility and reliable, precise performance while occupying a small footprint. Read more

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 Sponsor of the Week

Thank you to Pace Analytical for sponsoring our HPLC categories on LabWrench

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 Questions From The Vault

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?

Error 53
I have a QC 34 and has not been in use for some time. When started, and Error 53 appeared on the screen. How can I solve the problem? Any help will be appreciated. Provide an answer

Good lab scale vacuum regulator?
We need an instrument that will regulate vacuum levels coming off a lab water aspirator. Ideally this would connect in-line with the vacuum source and could programmed to a desired vacuum level, venting when the pressure fluctuated down. Does anyone have a recommendation for such a device? Provide an answer

Fluorescence Polarization using 355 and 460 w/ X5
We are doing Fluorescence Polarization using 355 and 460 and getting an error that the light source is not strong enough. It is a new bulb and we can do FP at other wavelengths and get no error? Any thoughts? Provide an answer

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