Thermo Electron has introduced its multi-elemental benchtop SphiNCX analyser for analysis of total sulfur, total nitrogen, total organic carbon and total organic halogens.
Thermoline Scientific has available a small autoclave with a 1 L capacity. The model THS-1606 has a high-speed cycle time of 9 min with a successive sterilisation cycle time of 7 min, which is suitable for all health care facilities.
Alltech's 650 conductivity detector and 630 column heater can be added to an LC system and data station, adding IC capabilities to the system.
Digilab SpotCheck NIR is a portable near-IR AOTF spectrometer for material identification and quality control applications. The SpotCheck NIR is a compact, versatile, and rapid molecular detection and analysis system which supports user needs for bringing molecular spectroscopy to the sample vs the sample to a laboratory.
GBC has released the MFR (Micro Fourier Rheometer) which enables the analysis of very small volumes across a wide frequency range with results in seconds.
A range of specific accessories is available for washing glassware in laboratories.
Rowe Scientific has introduced the UDK142 steam distillation apparatus from Velp Scientifica. The device is used for separating volatiles from non-volatile substances.
Wyatt Technology has available its refractive index detector - the Optilab rEX that is claimed to have 256 times the detection power and up to 50 times the dynamic range of other RI detectors.
The Balcan plastic vial splitter Mark 3 is designed to split in half plastic scintillation vials of all sizes containing various types of cocktails so they can be emptied and their liquids retrieved for proper disposal. This unit can dispose between 2500 and 3000 vials an hour.
Varian has introduced OnTrak OraTube, a device that combines on-site oral fluid (saliva) collection with laboratory-certified results. It is an extension of Varian's drugs of abuse oral fluid test product line and complements OnSite OraLab, whereby sample collection and results can be obtained on-site.
Javac has released a series of oil-free dry high vacuum pumps.
Thermoline has two models of bench mounting refrigerated incubators that have been designed to suit the TPS-16 and TPS-32 Platelet Shakers. They are refrigerated and can operate between 18 and 22°C in a 30°C ambient. Both models are fitted with 150 mm dia circular chart recorders (with battery backup) plus hi and lo alarms.
GBC has released its extended range diffuse reflectance sphere for use with UV/vis spectrophotometers. This sphere operates over the range of 190 to 1200 nm.
The Labtech Essa Scientific Test Sieve range has been extended to reflect the greater requirements made in the new standard DIN ISO 3310 for particle size analysis. In order to adapt their test sieves to these requirements Labtech Essa is accessing a consistency in sieve production. In addition, a logistic manufacturing system makes it possible to record each material used in the process.
PerkinElmer has announced its next generation of Optima instruments for high-speed, low-level elemental determination.