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  • How to Choose the Best Vacuum Pump for Your Lab

    How to Choose the Best Vacuum Pump for Your Lab

    Vacuum pumps are a versatile piece of laboratory equipment for suctioning via negative pressure. They are routinely used in biological sciences for filtration, distillation and concentration of volatile solvents, solid phase extraction, freeze ...

  • Introducing CellQART Cell Culture Inserts: Giving New Life to Tissue Engineering

    Introducing CellQART Cell Culture Inserts: Giving New Life to Tissue Engineering

    The new line of cellQART cell culture inserts, offered by Sterlitech, have important applications in medical science. Cell culture inserts have been used widely in tissue engineering because they allow access to both sides of the membrane. Each ...

  • Understanding the Connection Between Air Pollution and COVID-19

    Understanding the Connection Between Air Pollution and COVID-19

    It’s known that air pollution is a contributing factor to a vast majority of respiratory health issues [1], so it’s not surprising that researchers are exploring the relationship between areas with high air pollution and the ...

  • Optical Coherence Tomography

    Optical Coherence Tomography

    Looking inside membrane fouling with optical coherence tomography (OCT) Internal Imaging in Real-time Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is an imaging technique that uses light scattering to show cross-sections of a 3D object (1). OCT has a ...

  • Ultrafine Particles Overview: What are they and Where do they come from?

    Ultrafine Particles Overview: What are they and Where do they come from?

    What are ultrafine particles and why is it an emerging concern?  Ultrafine particles (UFPs) belong to a class of primary air pollutants called particulate matter (PM). Other types of PM include coarse ...

  • All you Need to Know About Membrane Distillation: Applications, Filters, and Lab Setup

    All you Need to Know About Membrane Distillation: Applications, Filters, and Lab Setup

    What is Membrane Distillation?  Membrane Distillation (MD) is a relatively new and promising separation technology that is an alternative to more energy intensive methods such ...

  • Drawing into Bloodless Health Monitors

    Drawing into Bloodless Health Monitors

    A team of scientists at the University of California, Berkeley developed a wearable sensor to monitor an individual’s health based upon their sweat. The sensor is constructed as a patch with a spiral-patterned microfluidic component where ...

  • Introducing Sterlitech’s Expanded Range of Syringe Filters

    Introducing Sterlitech’s Expanded Range of Syringe Filters

    Sterlitech Syringe Filters play important roles in the purification processes inside laboratories and out in remote operations—applying to sample preparation for HPLC, pharmaceutical dissolution testing, and environmental monitoring, ...

  • Explore Our Sterlitech Refurbished Test Skids

    Explore Our Sterlitech Refurbished Test Skids

    Certified and quality-tested, our refurbished test skids are readily available at reduced prices together with a 12-month service warranty What are Sterlitech Refurbished Test Skids? Our refurbished test skids are Skid Mounted ...

  • Defining Pore Size Through Bubble Point Test

    Defining Pore Size Through Bubble Point Test

    Pore size rating is among the key selection criteria for membrane filters as it indicates the extent of particle size (including microorganisms) that can effectively be retained in a filtration application. With its importance, manufacturers are ...

  • Polycarbonate Membrane Filters for the Seq-Well Platform

    Polycarbonate Membrane Filters for the Seq-Well Platform

    The Seq-Well protocol uses PCTE membranes in an innovative platform for rapid single-cell transcriptomics. This powerful tool in the world of clinical discovery offers a precise snapshot of cellular behavior. As the product of ...

  • Silver Membranes in Monitoring Respirable Crystalline Silica

    Silver Membranes in Monitoring Respirable Crystalline Silica

    Crystalline silica, most commonly found in the form of quartz, is a basic component of the earth; it’s found in soil, sand granite, and other minerals. During many industrial processes, crystalline silica is released as particles that are 100 ...

  • Wetlands act as valuable urban water treatment

    Wetlands act as valuable urban water treatment

    As cities and urban landscapes expand across the globe, water resource management continues to pose a huge challenge. Natural wetlands are often built over as cities grow, but a recent strategy of green infrastructure applies the opposite principle ...

  • Transparent Polyester Membrane Filters Enable High Resolution Microscopy

    Transparent Polyester Membrane Filters Enable High Resolution Microscopy

    Sterlitech now offers transparent polyester track-etch (PETE) membrane filters with sufficient clarity to perform high resolution optical imaging through the membrane.  The key attribute of this material is a special, low density pore structure ...

  • Stocking up filtration equipment for marine expeditions

    Stocking up filtration equipment for marine expeditions

    February is here, and for many research teams across the world, that means it’s time to set sail. Shoulder seasons are an important time to conduct marine research because many algal and microbe species are in bloom. Whether your research has ...

  • An open area to discuss porosity

    An open area to discuss porosity

    When discussing physical characteristics of filtration media and membranes, researchers often have questions regarding porosity. Sometimes confused with pore size, porosity is defined as the ratio of the void pore volume to the total volume of a ...

  • eDNA Article Update

    eDNA Article Update

    In a recent article, we described how environmental DNA (eDNA) has been used to detect the presence of aquatic species in lakes and rivers.  eDNA studies have demonstrated great potential for surveillance of rare, endangered, and invasive ...

  • Tech Tips: Membrane Preconditioning

    Tech Tips: Membrane Preconditioning

    What is membrane preconditioning and why is it recommended to precondition new flat sheet or spiral woundmembranes prior to use? Membrane preconditioning is a filtration step using deionized water as feed solution and is typically ...

  • Oysters act as a natural seawater filtration system

    Oysters act as a natural seawater filtration system

    Environmental educators in Pensacola are acquainting kids with water filtration in a new, hands-on way. Instead of a class turtle, these students are raising baby oysters. This program is sponsored by the Pensacola Bay Oyster Company and supports a ...

  • Why evaluate hydraulic fluid compatibility?

    Why evaluate hydraulic fluid compatibility?

    When introducing a new control fluid to hydraulic systems, it is important to ensure that the new liquid or mixture is of equal or superior quality to the previous fluid. If the new mixture is incompatible, precipitate may form and result in an ...