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February 10, 2014



Top 5 Signs That You Should Repair or Replace Your Lab Furniture

  1. No longer meets the requirements of your processes.
  2. The furniture is damaged, no longer highly functioning, or unsafe.
  3. It was in style when disco ruled.
  4. It’s not ergonomic.
  5. It’s not efficient with your equipment and/or your IT system.

Top 7 Questions That You Should Ask When Buying Lab Furniture

  1. How often will your lab be reconfigured?
  2. Do your work surfaces need to be height-adjustable?
  3. What weight capacity does your system need to support?
  4. What are your storage requirements?
  5. What processes are you doing in the lab?
  6. How will the mechanical services be connected to the system?
  7. Will form or function be the priority in design?

Click here to read more about updating your Lab Furniture.

The Even-More-Value-for-Money Multimode Reader

With TriStar² the multi-technology microplate reader platform has developed into its second generation setting new standards in modularity, performance and user-friendliness.                

  • Luminescence         
  • BRET and BRET²         
  • Fluorescence         
  • FRET         
  • Absorbance         

The TriStar² has been developed to support a fully modular approach. Any combination of reading technologies and options can be composed maintaining all possibilities of later upgrades.  The optical system ONE-4-ALL with a new revolutionary design is the first time a single optical system has been employed in a multi-technology reader that matches the performance of individual dedicated optical devices.

Visit the Berthold Website to learn more about the TriStar² LB 942 Multidetection Microplate Reader.

Specializing in the sale of refurbished, demo, and new chemical, biological and environmental laboratory and medical equipment. 

Cambridge Scientific is your one stop shop for everything from refurbished research equipment to new casework and demo centrifuges and LC/MS/MS with a service contract. 

•    Analyzers
•    Autoclaves
•    Balances
•    Centrifuges
•    Chromatography
•    Counters
•    Cryogenics
•    Flow Cytometry
•    Fridges & Freezers
•    Histology
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•    Incubators
•    Microplate Readers
•    Microscopes
•    Ovens & Furnaces
•    Pumps
•    Robotics
•    Spectrometers
•    Thermal Cyclers
•    Water Baths
•    Water Purification

 Visit the Cambridge Scientific Products Website to learn more about saving money on your lab equipment purchases.

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?

Adixen ATH Series is noisy, losing vacuum
I have a ATH 300 Ci in my lab. Recently, the turbo-molecular pump makes noise when I start an experiment.  The Vacuum has decreased to 1e-4, where before it was 2e-5. Share your knowledge.

Varian 3900 Integration question
I am working on Varian 3900 GC instrument with a complex oil matrix samples and having a little trouble integrating it correctly. Does Varian's software allow it to manually integrate a double peak in a way that I want to draw a baseline from the lowest point near the double peak to another lowest point and to do a split peak where the line of one peak descends?  Help this member.

EMD Millipore Milli-Q Advantage A10
We've got a Milli Q advantage with POD which randomly starts to spray and stop, spray and stop. Advise this member.

View all Questions and Discussions on LabWrench

Thank you RDM Industrial Products  for sponsoring the Lab Furniture Category on LabWrench.

RDM Industrial Products, Inc. provides an array of quality industrial furniture and support products to the Advanced Technology, Biotechnology, Electronics, Healthcare, and many other private and commercial industries. Established in 1977, RDM has been in business for over 30 years. Our facility is ready to provide your company with the quality products and services you demand. We specialize in shipping top quality products to locations nationwide on time.

Visit the RDM Industrial Products  website to view their full line of Laboratory & Industrial Furniture Solutions,

EMD Millipore Launches guava easyCyte 12 Flow Cytometer for More Powerful Benchtop Cell Analysis
EMD Millipore, launched the guava easyCyte™ 12 flow cytometry system, which provides a simple benchtop method for multicolor flow cytometry. The new platform consumes less sample, generates less waste and is easier to maintain than traditional systems, allowing researchers to save time and money while conducting comprehensive cell analysis.  Read more.

Gastec Dosimeter tube allows anyone to measure full shift exposures to hydrogen peroxide
Nextteq is proud to offer Gastec’s intrinsically safe Dosimeter Tube system, which provides on the spot, time-weighted average (TWA) monitoring of air contaminants. The Gastec No. 32D Hydrogen Peroxide Dosimeter Tube is the only commercially available detector tube to accurately measure TWA exposures to Hydrogen Peroxide, which is used extensively in sterile and aseptic manufacturing. Read more.

Protect your pipette after over pipetting with new Eppendorf ep Dualfilter T.I.P.S® SealMax filter tip
New ep Dualfilter T.I.P.S® SealMax filter tips from Eppendorf are designed to protect samples and pipettes against contamination through aqueous sample liquid during accidental over pipetting, as well as against contamination through aerosols and biomolecules. Read more.

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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?

Beckman Coulter DTX 800/880 Series for fluorescence polarization detection
I want to use DTX800/880 series to detect fluorescence polarization signal using DiscoverR kit HitHunterIP3 assay kit, does this machine detect such signal? Help this member.

PerkinElmer Series 200 LC Pump
I have a 933 Seize error.  Error occurred when take control the pump. A Instrument not respond. Help this member.

Agilent Technologies 5975C Series GC/MSD - no emission current
"Timeout waiting 1132334 esuc for AE to process 1 scan" to solve this problem?  Share your experience by clicking here.

View all Questions and Discussions on LabWrench

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