lab centrifuge Articles

  • What Centrifuge Is Best For You?

    With the largest portfolio of centrifuges in the UK, it can be difficult to decide which one is right for you. Fortunately Centurion Scientific is here to help; here is a helpful checklist to help you decide which of our products is best for you. The Centurion Checklist This checklist fundamentally consists of with three basic questions in order to help you ...


    By Centurion Scientific Ltd

  • I need a roller mixer to fit different sizes of tubes and bottles, can you recommend one?

    Q: I need a roller mixer, but our lab works with tubes and bottles in different sizes – what would you recommend? A: The Stuart range of roller mixers would be ideal. These have recently been updated, and are now more flexible than ever – letting you use one unit to mix small centrifuge tubes right ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Vaccu.Lan for Green

    You're building a 'green' science building, and some of your laboratories require vacuum support. How do you provide vacuum for those labs? You can't use an oil-sealed rotary vane vacuum pumps in the labs. The oil mist would contaminate the laboratory air, and the noise pollution makes the working environment unpleasant. The pump oil would quickly be contaminated by biological and chemical ...

  • Detection of carbendazim in milk

    MATRIX: Milk, homogenized ANALYTE: Carbendazim, a metabolite of benomyl RANGE OF DETECTION: 5 to 100 ppb MATERIALS: Benomyl/Carbendazim RaPID AssayÒ Kit and Sample Diluent. Reagents: Methanol (pesticide grade), glacial acetic acid, distilled or deionized water. Equipment: 15 mL polypropylene centrifuge tubes ...


  • Peristaltic pumps for moving filtration water

    The Eversburg sewage treatment plant is designed to serve 250,000 population equivalents and is one of three plants operated by the city of Osnabrück in northern Germany. But in 2005, its actual load was closer to 309,000 population equivalents (COD 80 mg/l), pushing the nitrogen input level above the plant's capabilities. To deal with this situation, engineer Peter Sikora organized a team ...


    By ALLWEILER GmbH

  • I can’t find a block which will fit my tubes, can I request a custom block for my block heater?

    Block heaters are a great way to accurately heat and cool samples in small vessels like test tubes or micro-centrifuge tubes. There are models which heat and cool (like the IC20XR for -10 to +110°C), models which can be programmed to run heating ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Emulsion breakingtechniques for oil in water solvent extractions

    Certain types of samples, such as those containing detergent, may form emulsions when doing an oil in water extraction into a solvent. The boundary between the solvent and the sample will have an emulsion layer that lias a cloudy or milky appearance as shown in tlris photo. According to U.S. EPA Method 1664, "if the emulsion is greater than one-third the volume of the solvent layer. Hie ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Emulsion-Breaking Techniques for Accurate Oil in Water Measurements

    A White Paper discusses emulsion-breaking techniques for ensuring accurate oil in water measurements. Certain water samples, such as those containing detergent, may form an emulsion when oil in water extraction into a solvent is done. In order to ensure an accurate measurement, the emulsion must be broken. Six techniques are described that can be used for reducing an emulsion ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Rotary batch blenders help DIP get pre-mixes to market fast

    Mixers are more efficient than double-cone units Ductil Iron Powder (DIP), Buzau, Romania, was established in 2000 as a spin-off of Ductil Steel. Its products are iron and alloyed powders for use in powder metallurgy and welding applications. The plant for making the iron powders began operation in 1995, and by 2000 it reached its current capacity ...

  • Slurry Phase Biological Treatment

    Slurry phase biological treatment involves the controlled treatment of excavated soil in a bioreactor. The excavated soil is first processed to physically separate stones and rubble. The soil is then mixed with water to a predetermined concentration dependent upon the concentration of the contaminants, the rate of biodegradation, and the physical nature of the soils. Some processes pre-wash the ...

  • Companies and people leading the restructured environmental services industry in Canada

    The landscape of environmental service providers in Canada has changed dramatically in the past four or five years, especially with mergers and acquisitions announced in recent months between some fast-growing businesses. Only a decade ago the industry was dominated by a couple of publicly-traded continental companies that gobbled up numerous small and medium-size enterprises to offer customers a ...

  • How Dirty Are You? Part 5…Micropipette Tips

    Pipettes are common tools for drawing and dispensing precise volumes in chemical, biological and medical labs. Thanks to the invention of micropipettes and other techniques, we don’t do mouth pipetting anymore. Positive displacement pipettes are particularly useful because the air gap in standard micropipettes are replaced by capillary pistons, which greatly improve the accuracy ...


    By Restek Corporation

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