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NOW EVEN MORE AUTOMATED PIPETTING THROUGHPUT POSSIBILITIES WITH INTEGRA ASSIST PLUS

Integra Biosciences has just released an additional deck and tube rack to enable increased pipetting throughput for use with their compact Assist Plus pipetting robot.  The new extra four position Portrait Deck, which is purchased separately, allows the user to accommodate four different labware items instead of the previous three.  The Assist Plus unit is […]

THERMO’S PROVEN RELIABILITY IN ULT FREEZING MAKES IT IDEAL FOR STORAGE OF COVID 19 SPECIMENS

Long Term storage of all COVID-19 specimen types must be done at temperatures below -70°C as specified by the WHO and CDC in recent publications. The proven reliability of the Thermo Scientific FDE Forma -86°C Ultra Low Temperature Freezer range makes it the ideal choice when you need to increase sample storage capacity due to […]

FRITSCH KNIFE MILL FOR GRINDING HOMOGENOUS SAMPLES IN THE SHORTEST TIME

German engineered and durable, the is a reliable grinder for multifunctional industrial grade homogeneous samples in the shortest time: With up to four cutting edges the Fritsch P11 grinds even problematic samples! Reproducible comminution for a wide range of samples The quietly operating Knife Mill PULVERISETTE 11 is the ideal laboratory mixer in industry quality […]

LOCALLY MANUFACTURED LABOTEC INCOSHAKE INCUBATORS WITH ECONOMIC BENEFITS

The locally manufactured IncoShake range of shaking incubators from Labotec is durable and presents a good cost/performance ratio.  Since there is a choice of various temperature combination possibilities, the units are ideal for a wide variety of laboratory experimentation in fields such as molecular biology, plant and animal cell culture and microbiology. Orbital Shaking Incubator […]

POWERFUL HETTICH MICRO CENTRIFUGE FOR TESTING MICRO SAMPLES

The German engineered Hettich Micro 185 is a powerful centrifuge at the micro level, and its compact small shape makes it easy to transport around.  While small in size, the Mikro 185 is packed with many features to make it especially suitable in molecular biology, microbiology and genetic research where applications require high speeds to […]

FRITSCH GERMAN ENGINEERING AT ITS BEST : EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR ALL TYPES OF SIEVING

The Fritsch sieve range is the focused answer to all typical sieving tasks in the laboratory with their ANALYSETTE 3 PRO and SPARTAN and the ANALYSETTE 18 for dry and wet sieving from 20g up to 15 kg.  Using the Fritsch Vibratory Sieve Shaker ANALYSETT 3 PRO, micro-precision sieving is also possible (measuring range 5 […]

ELGA LAUNCHES THE PURELAB QUEST WATER PURIFICATION SYSTEM

ELGA LabWater, a Veolia Water Technologies company, announces the launch of the PURELAB Quest, a laboratory water system that delivers water for the widest range of lab applications, offering unmatched value and an outstanding user experience.  Prestige labs in Academia, Government and Industry will all benefit from PURELAB Quest contribution to research.  The PURELAB Quest’s […]

CAN NEW INHALABLE FORMULATIONS HELP OVERCOME DRUG RESISTANCE? BY DR ALISON HALLIDAY

Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the top ten causes of death worldwide – and the emergence of antibiotic resistance is exacerbating the situation. New breathable powders that can deliver existing drugs directly to infected cells may offer hope for the future. In 2017, ten million people fell ill with TB – and 1.6 million died […]

CONVERT YOUR CENTRIFUGE INTO A CYTO CENTRIFUGE WITH ACCESSORIES FROM HETTICH

Two of the most popular benchtop centrifuges sold by Hettich in South Africa, the Hettich Rotafix 32A and Hettich Universal 320 can easily be converted into a cyto centrifuge through a simple exchange of the carriers.  The Hettich Cyto System consists of a comprehensive and flexible range of accessories for applications in cytology that are […]

FINE AND POWERFUL CUTTING MILLS WITH MAXIMUM FLEXIBILITY!

Variable rotational speed for optimal adjustment of the cutting speed to your sample material The Universal Cutting Mills from FRITSCH are ideal for size-reduction for a wide range of different materials due to variable adjustment of the rotational speed of the rotor, various knife geometries, replaceable blades, practical sieve cassettes and that with an unmatched […]