Lab equipment

On-the-spot blood analysis

23 September, 2009

Point-of-care blood cell analysis using a lab on a chip is getting closer.

Orbital mixing dry baths

22 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Edwards Group Pty Ltd

Torrey Pines Scientific has released the EchoTherm Models SC20XR and XT Digital and SC25XR and XT programmable orbital mixing chilling/heating dry baths with extended temperature range and extended power.


22 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Interpath Services Pty Ltd

As an extension to its comprehensive range of racks, SSI (Scientific Specialties Inc) has released the Revolver Rack.

Aseptic sampling system

17 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Arrow Scientific

The sterility control of food product can be monitored using the QMI Tru-Test aseptic sampling system.

Water turbidity measurement

17 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Endress+Hauser Australia Pty Ltd

Endress+Hauser has introduced three versions of self-contained, compact turbidity monitoring systems including online, laboratory and a portable compact line. The units deliver accurate measurements that are suitable for use in the water industry.

Image analyser for sizing HPLC column materials

17 September, 2009 | Supplied by:

Malvern Instruments has published work demonstrating how the Sysmex FPIA-3000 image analysis-based particle characterisation system provides a reference method for validating particle size measurements of the porous silica materials used in high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) columns. An application note detailing this is available on the Malvern website:

Analytical and precision balances

10 September, 2009 | Supplied by:

METTLER TOLEDO has released the NewClassic balance range which is said to allow you to speed up your weighing processes and offer precise results, easy cleaning and handling and a design made to last.

Automated rubber hardness tester

10 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Testequip Pty Ltd

The GS-680 is a micro rubber hardness tester that can be used to measure international rubber hardness (IRHD-M method) complying with ISO 48 or the like, regarding to the hardness of vulcanised rubbers and thermoplastics. The model is a fully automated measuring type and applicable software is also included allowing simple operation via a PC.

Laboratory and field balances

10 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Adam Equipment (SE ASIA) Pty Ltd

The PGL line of balances combines the solid construction and fundamental features of a high-precision, top-loading balance with the versatility of a portable.

Dewpoint hygrometer

10 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Lear Siegler Australasia Pty Ltd

The Michell Instruments MDM300 advanced dewpoint hygrometer can be used to accurately measure dewpoints as low as -70 °C in less than 10 minutes.

Capping head load tester

10 August, 2009 | Supplied by: SI Instruments

SI Instruments has released TehloTest, a wireless edition of its Head Load Tester which is used in wineries throughout Australia.

Pipette tips

10 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Bio-Strategy Pty Ltd

LabAdvantage One Touch Tips are dual shot pipette tips that feature a soft top, making it easy for sealing to almost any pipette and a rigid clear polypropylene tip.

Algae monitoring

10 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The bbe Modaenke AlgaeTorch allows rapid measurement of toxic algae in water used for drinking and recreation purposes. The handheld device allows a measurement of total algae and blue-green algae, the most common source of toxic blooms. There is a display on the instrument so users can instantly assess whether there is a health risk in water to be used for drinking, swilling, skiing etc, rather than needing to wait for laboratory test results.

Single-use bioreactor

10 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Merck Pty Limited

The Mobius CellReady 3L Bioreactor is a ready-to-use three-litre bioreactor which demonstrates all the benefits typically associated with single-use processing, while incorporating standard design features familiar to customers already using benchtop, stirred-tank bioreactors.

Rheological solution for petrochemicals

10 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Rheology Solutions Pty Ltd

A comprehensive rheology portfolio for the petrochemical industry that enables analyses of crude oil through refined products such as bitumen is now available. A wide range of accessories for the Thermo Scientific rheometers is offered so customers can, for example, simulate conveyance conditions in pipelines. A variety of pressure sensor systems, for pressures up to 400 bar and temperatures to 300 °C, is available, as well as a highly chemical-resistant Hastelloy.

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