The Thomas Cain range of automated sampling handling systems fully automates the sample preparation for EPA and other laboratory methods that use hot water baths or heated blocks.
The PAC-Antek Sulfur Express sulfur detector uses the ASTM D7620 - 10 standard test method for the determination of total sulfur in liquid hydrocarbon-based fuels by continuous injection, air oxidation and ultraviolet fluorescence detection (doesn’t require compressed gases).
The Velp Scientifica NDA 701 Dumas nitrogen analyser uses advanced technology to optimise productivity in the food and feed industries.
The PowerPrep SPE system replaces older techniques such as liquid-liquid extraction or LLE and automates existing manual SPE techniques. The PowerPrep SPE automated One Step Extraction and Concentration System is built by design to simplify, improve and increase productivity by automating the manual steps in a sample preparation process.
Syrris has launched its Asia range of modular flow chemistry systems. The high-performance, flexible and easy-to-use system is scalable and modular, making it suitable for any flow chemistry requirements.
Sources of allergens in finished food products can be from raw materials, cross contamination from other products made on the same equipment, or transferred from elsewhere in the manufacturing plant. The ability to test at all levels, both raw and finished goods as well as the plant environment, is an important tool in prevention of contaminated product.
Micromeritics maintains its scientific commitment to innovation in the area of gas adsorption technologies by introducing a series of six new NLDFT models. Four models provide researchers with additional options for characterising single-wall or multi-wall carbon nanotubes.
The Micromeritics ChemiSorb series analysers combine the ability to perform both physical adsorption and chemisorption measurements in an upgradeable system.
A NIST research group has developed TGA instrumentation capable of handling sample sizes an order of magnitude less than current commercial instruments.
A Tel Aviv University researcher has pioneered the development of a swift, small, highly reliable sensor that is claimed to be able to detect explosives more reliably than trained sniffer dogs.
To keep soldiers in the battlefield healthy, the US Army is exploring new ways to detect harmful bacteria in water.
Dyes have many applications in the food and beverage industries. Only a few have been approved for use in foods and beverages. Reversed-phase chromatography is a suitable technique for the analysis of dyes. Many dyes are hydrophobic, readily soluble in reversed-phase eluents and have strong visible and UV absorbance properties.
Reversed-phase HPLC is a technique well suited to vitamin analysis. In Application Note 251 (AN 251), integrated and efficient methods for determining water- and fat-soluble vitamins in nutritional supplements were developed. Efficient and simple methods for the extraction and determination of the water- and fat-soluble vitamins were established and the separations were performed on the Dionex UltiMate HPLC system with Acclaim columns.
NIR Technology Systems has been renamed Next Instruments and expanded its product portfolio. In addition to its range of near infrared analysers, the company now offers a broader range of innovative analytical and process instruments for the food, agriculture and nutrition industries.
A two-in-one test that can simultaneously detect both the E. coli bacteria responsible for food poisoning outbreaks and the toxins that the bacteria use to cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and other symptoms in its victims has been developed.