sample automation equipment Articles

  • A Remote Automated Optical Field Sampling System based on the UniSpec-DC equipped with a Wireless System

    For remote locations, a reliable and repeatable field sampling method is needed for monitoring ecosystem processes for various scientific reasons (e.g. ground truthing, link vegetation indices to ecophysiological variables) (Claudio et al., in press; Fuentes et al., in press, Cheng et al., in press). To ensure that the data are collected continuously, and to collect the data during severe weather ...


    By PP Systems

  • LIMS and the Automation of the Water Lab

    (Reproduced by permission from Laboratorium Magazine) Europe’s most modern water lab is located in Leeuwarden, in the Netherlands. Vitens made a big splash when it brought this modern building, with its transparent design, into operation in January 2005. Many colleagues from Dutch and foreign labs are eager to visit this installation, where water control samples are routed automatically with the ...


    By STARLIMS Corporation

  • ELITe InGenius a new Molecular Diagnostics Sample-to-Result solution and first fully automated sample-to-result solution introduced with transplant monitoring menu

    ELITe InGenius is an integrated sample to-result solution dedicated to Molecular Diagnostics which automatically performs extraction, amplification and result interpretation with an unprecedented flexibility and assay menu possibility. The system combines a universal extraction process in unitary cartridge with individual and independently controlled RT PCR in cassette based format enabling the ...


    By ELITech Group

  • Sensors & Automation to Simplify Bioprocess Operations

    Utilising sensors & automation to simplify bioprocess operations means that more work can be done in less time. By automating the routine tasks carried out in the lab, valuable time can be devoted to more important tasks. Here are two practical examples of automating routine tasks in upstream and downstream bioprocessing with relatively simple instrumentation. Automated ...


    By Broadley-James Ltd

  • Automated Oil Particle Analysis Helps Prevent Gearbox Failures

    The major issue for premature failure in wind turbine gearboxes is bearing failure, which leads to gearbox failure. A wind turbine gearbox will not survive if the oil is not clean and especially if the hard ferrous particles are not removed from ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Sample System Best Practices for Water and Hydrocarbon DP Applications

    Abstract Sampling techniques for BTU and moisture measurements are well understood but applications beyond the routine requires additional attention to detail. Two such applications are the subject of this paper. The first is the measurement of low level moisture (1 – 1,000 ppbv) for cryogenic processes. Measuring moisture below 1 ppm is an entirely different world from the traditional ...

  • Chemical industries - Products that shine

    Kiilto Oy (‘Shine’ in English) is an old and established chemical industry company south of Tampere, Finland. Kiilto was founded already in 1919 and has since then grown steadily to a middle-sized producer of glues and many other products for industrial and consumer applications. The total number of Kiilto products is close to a thousand. Kiilto also has expanded to foreign countries ...


    By Kopar Oy

  • Determination of Ammonia and Nitrogen

    Customer: CAE Grand Ouest, France CAE is a laboratory of the Veolia Group located in Western France. The laboratory is specializing in environmental analysis, especially in water and soil analysis. Application: Determination of Ammonia and TKN in waste water and soil Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen (TKN) and Ammonia are common parameters for the evaluation of ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • Integration of LIMS and Remote Sampler at Northern Ireland Water Delivers Enhanced Audit Trail, Significant Time and Cost Savings

    Northern Ireland Water is the sole provider of water and sewerage services in Northern Ireland. It is a Government Owned Company (GoCo) established in April 2007 to serve approximately 795,000 domestic, agricultural, commercial and business properties connected to the public water supply and 660,000 properties connected to the public sewer system. Every day Northern Ireland Water (NI Water) ...

  • Water Monitoring in drinking water plants - The Comparison Between On-Line TOC Analysis and the Permanganate Oxidation Method

    Introduction The role ofthe plants providing water is not restricted to the collection of water from areas where abundantly available and then distribution to the consumer. In reality, it involves a serious commitment to the guarantee of waterwhich is high quality. For this reason, drinking water facilities make use of conditioning plants which are equipped with chemical lab ...


    By Envitech Ltd.

  • Arica Pago de Gomez, Chile - Case Study

    Fast Facts Contaminant: Arsenic Flow Rate: 2.5 MGD In November 2011, AdEdge Water Technologies was contacted byXylem Inc to design, supply and start up an arsenic treatment system for Aguas del Altiplano in Pago de Gomez, Arica-Chile. The Pago de Gomez Water Treatment Plant added an arsenic treatment unit to its existing ...

  • Case study - chroma S Sulfur compounds analysis (H2S and CS2, 0/300ppm) for emission application in a paper mill

    Paper mills use large quantities of sulfur substances in particular in the process of cellulose burning (Kraft cooking). CS2 and H2S emissions are a real problem for the environment (toxicity, odors...). Nowadays, emissions are submitted to regulations (Directive n° 2001/81/EC of European Parliament and Council October 23, 2001) and factories must respect these rules by installing filter or ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Case study - chroma S Sulfur compounds analysis (H2S and CS2, 0/300ppm) for emission application in a paper mill

    Paper mills use large quantities of sulfur substances in particular in the process of cellulose burning (Kraft cooking). CS2 and H2S emissions are a real problem for the environment (toxicity, odors...). Nowadays, emissions are submitted to regulations (Directive n° 2001/81/EC of European Parliament and Council October 23, 2001) and factories must respect these rules by installing filter or ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Solutions for Automotive Testing

    In recent years, the field of research, development and testing of vehicles has created a need for integrated testing systems which cover the entire vehicle including engine and driveline. These systems also need to be capable of being deployed globally in a supportive structure. As a means of responding to these market requirements, building on our strengths in vehicle emissions measurement ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • City of Houston Total Organic Carbon - Case Study

    ABSTRACT The City of Houston, Texas has been aware of the implications that current and pending regulatory standards would have on the operation of their four surface water treatment facilities. In particular, the City has closely monitored changes in regulations related to enhanced coagulation, total organic carbon (TOC) removal, and disinfection by-products (DBP) reduction. The ...


    By TOC Systems, Inc.

  • The search for water contamination can create hazards of its own

    It''s a paradox. Most of the very technologies being used today to test water for contaminants actually return more pollution to the environment than the tested water itself. Nevertheless, as we all know, water testing is crucial to our health. Modern industry has unleashed tens of thousands of chemicals into the environment. Many of these chemicals are essential, but it''s the control of them ...


    By Horizon Technology, Inc.

  • Avoiding Sewer Fires with Vapor Space Organics Monitoring

    ABSTRACTRegulation of flammable gases released from wastewater discharges is facilitated by the use of the Vapor Space Organics test method. Such regulation can reduce the risk of a flash sewer fire, resulting damage and potential injury. The updated 2003 VSO process developed by Severn Trent Laboratories produced data that was equivalent to the 1990 VSO process developed and used by the ...

  • CEMEX Installs TAPS

    CEMEX (previously the RMC Group) is a leading international supplier of materials to the construction industry, particularly ready mixed concrete, aggregates and cement. In order to demonstrate compliance, with UK legislation, CEMEX conducts a programme of field testing, sampling and analysis at a large number of sites across the United Kingdom.  From this activity, reports are provided to ...


    By Trilogy Group Limited

  • Project profile - Bois Forte reservation palmquist site – Minnesota arsenic, iron, manganese treatment

    Background In May 2007, AdEdge Technologies, Inc. was selected by Indian Health Services to supply an arsenic, iron, and manganese treatment system for the Bois Forte Reservation – Palmquist Community Water System in Minnesota. The system has two wells that combine together to serve potable water to 50 connections in the tribal community. The system serves a population of ...

  • Project profile - Spring Canyon Ranch Quemado, New Mexico

    Background Spring Canyon Ranch, LLC operates a community water system located in Quemado, New Mexico. Two water supply wells provide potable water to approximately 120 service connections. Groundwater enters the treatment system at approximately 40 gallons per minute (gpm) with arsenic concentrations of about 137 parts per billion (ppb). The EPA MCL for arsenic requires ...

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