Lab equipment

Reduce your risk of gasketed plate heat exchanger downtime

06 February, 2017 | Supplied by: Alfa Laval Pty Ltd

Knowing exactly when to replace gaskets is almost impossible, since the timing varies depending on the application. Without preventive maintenance, users risk unplanned downtime that can be costly.

Atom-thick coating can prevent metals from corrosion

06 February, 2017 | Supplied by: University of Wollongong

Researchers from the University of Wollongong have demonstrated that a coating of a single-atom thickness can protect metals from corrosion.

Asynt DrySyn SnowStorm ONE for temperature control of exothermic reactions

04 February, 2017 | Supplied by: LabFriend

The DrySyn SnowStorm ONE from Asynt is designed to provide temperature control of exothermic reactions.

A temperature sensor for artificial skin

03 February, 2017

Researchers have developed a highly sensitive and flexible temperature sensor that could soon be integrated into artificial skin on prosthetic limbs or robotic arms.

Genevac miVac centrifugal sample concentrator range

03 February, 2017 | Supplied by: Scitek Australia Pty Ltd

Genevac has announced the second generation of its miVac centrifugal sample concentrator range. The product incorporates an improved pressure controller with intuitive programming and graphical display, making it even easier to use.

Smart sensing network launched in Sydney

03 February, 2017

The $950,000 NSW Smart Sensing Network brings together smart sensing expertise in academia, industry and government to develop a collaborative and innovative network that is expected to deliver economic and social benefits for NSW.

INTEGRA Low Retention GripTips pipette tips

02 February, 2017 | Supplied by: BioTools Pty Ltd

INTEGRA has introduced Low Retention pipette tips based on its GripTips multilobe design. In creating the product range, the company has used a polypropylene blend to produce pipette tips with increased hydrophobic properties.

Thorlabs SC4500 Mid Infrared (MIR) Supercontinuum Source

31 January, 2017 | Supplied by: Lastek Pty Ltd

The Thorlabs SC4500 Mid Infrared (MIR) Supercontinuum Source is claimed to be the first femtosecond-pumped supercontinuum source on the market.

METTLER TOLEDO Rainin TerraRack pipette tip rack

30 January, 2017 | Supplied by: Mettler-Toledo Ltd

METTLER TOLEDO's Rainin TerraRack is said to be sturdy as a conventional pipette tip rack, yet made with less than half the plastic and completely recyclable.

Hamilton Robotics Microlab NIMBUS automated liquid handling system

27 January, 2017 | Supplied by: Bio-Strategy Pty Ltd

The Microlab NIMBUS is a compact, multichannel automated liquid handling system offering speed, flexibility, ease of use and good pipetting performance.

Malvern Instruments MicroCal PEAQ-ITC system

25 January, 2017 | Supplied by: ATA Scientific Pty Ltd

The MicroCal PEAQ-ITC from Malvern Instruments offers the latest technology in isothermal titration calorimetery used to measure heat released or absorbed during a biomolecular binding event. It also provides binding kinetics data.

There and back again — the metamaterial that can switch from hard to soft

25 January, 2017

Scientists from the University of Michigan have discovered how to compose a metamaterial that can be easily manipulated to increase the stiffness of its surface by orders of magnitude — the difference between rubber and steel.

High-quality holograms achieved

24 January, 2017 | Supplied by: Australian National University

Physicists from ANU have invented a tiny device that creates the highest quality holographic images ever achieved.

Bel-Art – SP Scienceware EcoTensil Disposable Paper Sampling Spoons

20 January, 2017 | Supplied by: Rowe Scientific Pty Ltd

EcoTensil Disposable Paper Sampling Spoons from Bel-Art – SP Scienceware are made of a coated paperboard that stands up to powders, gels and semisolids.

Clutching at straws: the science of spill prevention

20 January, 2017

It doesn't take a genius to know that if you knock a glass of water on its side, the liquid will spill out. However, if you happened to be drinking your water through a thin straw, some of the liquid will be retained within this straw.

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