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February 17, 2014



 A glove box consists of a sealed box with the inside accessible only by gloves. Though their uses are expanding, they are essentially utilized for two basic purposes: Protect what you work on from the environment, such as an analytic balance on a production floor, or protect you from what you work on, such as a virus. Despite the fact that most glove boxes provide a relatively simple process, different applications require different boxes.

Top 4 Signs That You Should Service or Replace Your Glove Box

  1. The glove box no longer safely contains the hazardous materials the lab is working with.
  2. You are starting to get into new applications that aren’t supported by your current unit. For example, a microbiologist might want an anaerobic glove box for anaerobic bacterial cultures.
  3. Staff are experiencing ergonomic issues with the current box, such as gloves not fitting correctly or the gloves being poorly placed for users to reach comfortably.
  4. The unit is either too small for the work being done in the lab or is taking up too much space in the lab for the work being done.

Click here to read the top 5 questions that you should ask when buying a Glove Box.

CLARIOstar® High-Performance Microplate Reader with Advanced LVF MonochromatorsTM, Spectrometer, and Filters

Our newest microplate reader with triple technology: flexible LVF MonochromatorsTM, highly sensitive filters, and an ultra-fast spectrometer. This modular microplate reader provides high performance in all detection modes: Fluorescence Intensity (including FRET), Fluorescence Polarization, Luminescence (including BRET), UV/Vis Absorbance, TRF (including TR-FRET), and AlphaScreen®/AlphaLISA®.

Learn more about the most advanced monochromator-based microplate reader, the CLARIOstar.

Special Introductory Pricing  Particle Size and Shape, Zeta Potential

Are you frustrated with titration experiments or having a hard time seeing agglomerates? Take advantage of special introductory pricing for two hybrid particle analysis systems that will solve your problems.  The Stabino NANO-flex is a nanoparticle size and charge analyzer with built in titration. The S3500Si is a particle size and shape analyzer ideal for visual validation of your material. 

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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?

Thermo Scientific iCE 3000 Error MD 1066
I'm getting Error MD 1066 on my AA iCE 3500. It says "A furnace contactor error has been detected. Check the furnace cuvette".  I have replaced the contact cones and cuvette and I'm still getting the same error. I couldn't perform analysis because of this. Does anyone know how to fix this error?  Respond to this member.

EPPENDORF Mastercycler Power Down ??
I have a Mastercycler Pro (fairly new, 2011) and one day - it just would not turn on. My question is does anyone know where the fuses are located on this instrument?? It is NOT in the manual. I did call and they said that there were two fuses but I would kind of like an idea of where before I start dismantling the machine.  Also if anyone has any other ideas about why it would just stop working that would be appreciated! It has been a very well - behaved machine. I did try a different outlet to make sure that was not the issue. Help this member.

Agilent Technologies 1290 Infinity Binary Pump
Infinity Binary pump got error: After command "Purge" pump got status error with message- "Out valve waste position".  After restarting the pump got Ready status, flow was switches on, but in few secondss got new error message, "The maximum stroke is too short". The pump never gets status Ready.  Help this member.

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Thank you COY Laboratory Products for sponsoring the Glove Boxes Category on LabWrench.

For more than 30 years Coy Labs has produced Glove Boxes, Anaerobic Chambers, and controlled atmosphere glove boxes designed to fit people's needs. Coy glove boxes and chambers can be found in every corner of the world, and nowhere else for the price and convenience can you find the flexibility of design, ease of operation, and reliability of performance. Coy glove boxes and chambers come equipped with all the necessary accessories for the specific application.

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

HYPERION 3000 FT-IR Spectrometer for Micro-Applications
The HYPERION 3000 from Bruker Optics is the measurement tool for challenging micro-applications. Full automation, a novel LCD user interface, a wide variety of different objectives together with the automated software control allow a very easy and efficient way to gain demanding IR micro-spectroscopic results. Read more.


Horizon Discovery Launches GENASSIST Line of Kits and Reagents for Gene-Editing, utilizing CRISPR Technology
Horizon Discovery™ (Horizon), a leading provider of research tools to support translational genomics and the development of personalized medicines, today announced it has launched the first products and services from its new GENASSIST™ range of gene editing kits and reagents that enable easier, robust implementation of CRISPR and rAAV gene editing experiments. Read more.

Agilent Technologies Expands Next-Generation Sequencing Target-Enrichment Platform with SureCall Software Upgrade
Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced SureCall version 2.0 software, expanding the capabilities of the company’s current market-leading, next-generation sequencing target-enrichment solutions. The newly upgraded software features compatibility with SureSelect custom target-enrichment and Human All Exon panels. 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?

Perkin Elmer P3 Evolution Liquid Handler
Anyone know where the Default Deck button (mentioned in WinPrep Help) is located?  Help this member.

Biotage TurboVap II
TurboVap sensors just doubled in cost.  Has anyone ever successfully cleaned/regenerated them?  Advise this member.

Tecan Freedom Evoware 2.4 Active Directory logon
I'm testing Evoware 2.4 SP2 with MS Active Directory user management. All groups had been created. My problem is that I can only login to Evoware if I'm a member of Tecan_Administrator group. If I'm a member of any another group, "This user does not have proper rights in Evoware", error popup. User Manual is no help.  Respond to this member.

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