Lab equipment

Redefining the kilogram

29 January, 2018 by National Research Foundation

The standard unit for mass will soon have a new definition.


Krüss ADVANCE surface science software

23 January, 2018 | Supplied by: Scientex Pty Ltd

ADVANCE software is designed to be a universal platform for all KRÜSS measuring instruments and now also supports the high-end K100 tensiometer. The software displays the logical workflow of scientific measurements on an intuitive user interface.


Rheosys Merlin VR Viscometer/Rheometer

22 January, 2018 | Supplied by: Scientex Pty Ltd

The Rheosys Merlin VR is a versatile instrument that can easily generate precise data in terms of viscosity, flow curves and yield stress. It is suitable for investigating the mixing, stirring and pumping behaviour of coatings, emulsions and dispersions, as well as for performing conventional flow and viscosity profile experiments.


High-throughput screening just got 10 times faster

19 January, 2018

Scientists have made high-throughput screening process, often used in drug discovery, 10 times faster than previous methods.


LabCo electronic pipettor

01 January, 2018 | Supplied by: Labtek

The LabCo electronic pipettor is a versatile, motor-driven pipetting instrument designed to deliver precise performance in liquid handling. Its design and operation are based on the principle of air displacement and use disposable pipette tips.


Attension Theta optical tensiometer

01 January, 2018 | Supplied by: ATA Scientific Pty Ltd

The Attension Theta is a versatile optical tensiometer or contact angle meter used to characterise surfaces and interfaces between gas, liquid and solid phases.


Huber Minichillers and Unichillers

18 December, 2017 | Supplied by: Scitek Australia Pty Ltd

Huber Minichillers and Unichillers are suitable for environmentally friendly cooling in laboratory and industry applications. There are several air- and water-cooled models available, with cooling powers from 0.3 to 20 kW and efficient energy management.


Technology partnership to treat ANSTO's radioactive waste

14 December, 2017

ANSTO and Swedish company Quintus Technologies have formed a new technology partnership that will play a crucial role in treating waste arising from nuclear medicine production.


Kirsch LABEX-Series explosion-proof fridge

01 December, 2017 | Supplied by: Capella Science

The Kirsch LABEX-Series is certified to ATEX standards.The unit's interior is intrinsically safe and the whole interior is grounded to avoid static loading. This ensures maximum user safety, combined with temperature uniformity and low deviation across the whole cabinet.


Promega Maxwell modular automated nucleic acid preparation system

23 November, 2017 | Supplied by: Promega Pty Ltd

Promega has developed a modular automated liquid handling and purification system for its Maxwell nucleic acid preparation, which is said to offer labs more compared to large all-in-one instruments.


Izon Science qVIRO-X nanoparticle measurement system

22 November, 2017 | Supplied by: Particle & Surface Sciences Pty Ltd

The Izon qViro-X is a system designed for size, concentration and aggregation data for bacteria, viruses and vaccines. The product directly measures the size of individual nanoparticles in solution, to build up a profile of concentration (viral titre) against size and, therefore, the degree of sample aggregation.


Shape-shifting polymers could improve cancer drug delivery

03 November, 2017

UNSW scientists have developed a way to control the shape of polymer molecules so they self-assemble into non-spherical nanoparticles. Their work is expected to improve the delivery of toxic drugs to tumours.


Malvern MicroCal PEAQ-DSC automated system for the characterisation of biomolecule stability

01 November, 2017 | Supplied by: ATA Scientific Pty Ltd

The MicroCal PEAQ-DSC automated system is the latest innovation from Malvern Instruments in differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), a thermal analysis technique for understanding the stability of a protein or other biomolecule.


LIEBHERR Spark-free Laboratory Refrigerator and Freezers for highly explosive and flammable substances

01 November, 2017 | Supplied by: Andi-Co Australia

LIEBHERR has designed and manufactured purpose-built laboratory refrigerators and freezers with spark-free interiors to eliminate ignition sources inside the unit, and ensure the safe storage of highly explosive and flammable substances in sealed containers.


Creating 2D materials with liquid metal

23 October, 2017

RMIT researchers have used liquid metal to create two-dimensional materials no thicker than a few atoms that have never before been seen in nature.


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