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NEW BUCHI PURE PLATFORM SAVES SPACE, IMPROVES SAFETY OF FLASH AND PREP CHROMATOGRAPHY PROCESSES

The new Buchi Pure flash and prep chromatography systems, designed to get more purification into less space while offering maximal protection for the user, their samples and the environment is exclusively available in Southern Africa from Labotec. The chromatography equipment can be used for the purification of high value compounds, while offering the high flexibility […]

NEW RANGE OF FILTER PAPER CONSUMABLES FROM LABOTEC   

Labotec is expanding its offering of products with a range of Labotec branded Filtration Consumables (Filter paper, membrane filters and syringe filters) economically priced for local markets, but at the same time offering superior quality. Freshly packaged in new blue and white boxes, the new Labotec Filter Paper is the ideal choice for both Qualitative […]

NEW BUCHI EXTRACTION SOLUTIONS : INCREASING SPEED & FLEXIBILITY

BUCHI Labortechnik AG has launched a new extraction line with industry-leading speed, highest application flexibility and smartly designed safety features, which is exclusively available in Southern Africa from Labotec. The newly launched products include a fully automated extraction unit designed for the most challenging extraction tasks in residue and contaminant analysis, natural products research and […]

PIONEERING COMBINATION OF ROUTINE & SPECTRAL ANALYSIS : WTW SPECTROPHOTOMETER PHOTOLAB® SERIES

The WTW spectrophotometer PhotoLab® 7000 Series are universally usable and offer complete photometric functionality with lauded user-interface and guidance on a brilliant HD 7” colour display.  This series features an optical reagent-free measurement (OptRF) of COD, Nitrate and Nitrite for sewage plant outlets and some surface waters. Highlight are : Proven routine analysis for waste and […]

Futureproof Products With Weiss Climate & Humidity Test Chambers

Seasonal differences, different climatic zones – your products must be able to withstand a variety of temperatures during manufacturing, transport, storage and use. The Climate Test Chambers ClimeEvent of the weisstechnik® available from Labotec, will help you to test the influence of temperature and humidity on the properties, function and lifespan of your products. Reproducible, certified […]

New Solid Performance TSG Small Capacity Refrigerators From Thermo

The Thermo Scientific TSG Series powered by Phononic∞™ solid state refrigeration technology, has been designed to meet the rigorous and demanding needs of healthcare, research and industrial applications where solid performance is required, in support of breastmilk and medication storage, analyzer kits and reagents, and even cell culture media. The TSG Series, which is available […]

LABOTEC SUMMER EDITION BULLETIN IS HERE

With the warm summer breeze and lingering scent of blossoms in the air, it seemed apt to release the Summer edition of the Labotec Bulletin. This 12-page news magazine covers a spectrum of stories about what laboratories are up to in South Africa, interesting news on local science exploits, new laboratory products just released that […]

LABOTEC ANNUAL POTJIE COMPETITION

Labotec held their annual company potjie competition in September to welcome spring, life, good food and build team camaraderie among the various departments at their Midrand headquarters. The weather looked good at 28°C and was bright and sunny at midday when the judging began, which emulated the mood of the participants. Everyone played their part […]

TARGETING DRUG DELIVERY TO THE BRAIN USING INHALED MICROPARTICLE AGGLOMERATES

BY DR ALISON HALLIDAY Ultrapure water is a key reagent in a new study showing that a new inhaled powder formulation may be an effective way to deliver an anti-viral drug to the brain, offering a new approach for treating central nervous system (CNS) infections. With people traveling much more frequently, living in more densely […]

ELGA PURELAB HELPS STANDARDIZE ANTIBIOTIC SUSCEPTIBILITY TESTING

– BY DR ALISON HALLIDAY Using Ultrapure Water in Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing A new study makes recommendations for combining two different methods to test bacterial susceptibility to antibiotics, which could help improve reproducibility between laboratories and provide more clinically relevant information for treating infections. Every day, thousands of experimental and diagnostic laboratories around the world […]