Laboratory Automation News

  • A Year of Autonomy to help address challenges faces by the robotics industry

    ‘A Year of Autonomy’ was launched today at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). This programme of five workshops aims to address the common challenges faced by robotic systems on land, sea and air by encouraging shared learning and collaboration. These challenges include; the development of artificial intelligence, societal acceptance and energy management. This initiative is part ...

  • White paper: Cost savings through automated sample preparation for IC

    Brad Meadow is Vice President and Laboratory Director at the US company BSK Labs, which runs a number of environmental laboratories. In an exclusive white paper, Brad Meadow reports how BSK Labs meets common challenges such as comprehensive sample preparation using automated inline ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Toro Equipment will present in Pollutec 2016, new range Small of Rotary Screen HPS

    As usual Toro Equipment launchs new products within the framework of the exhibitions in which it participates. This time during the celebration of Pollutec 2016 presents two great novelties: The new range Small of Rotary Screen HPS, Defender®, the smallest of the range. It is capable of handling four times higher than a ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • BANC and SMUD to join Energy Imbalance Market

    October 24, 2016 -- The California Independent System Operator (ISO) welcomes today's (10/21) announcement by the Balancing Authority of Northern California (BANC) and Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) of their intent to join the ISO's western Energy ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Arizona Public Service, Puget Sound Energy Enter the Western EIM

    After months of intensive testing, Phoenix-based Arizona Public Service (APS) and Puget Sound Energy (PSE) of Washington state successfully began full participation in the western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) on Saturday, October 1. The real-time wholesale power market ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • UK’s largest marine robot mission is underway off northwest Scotland

    An ambitious two-week mission involving ten marine robots has commenced off northwest Scotland. The third in a series of demonstrator missions, this latest phase sees the largest fleet of marine robotic vehicles simultaneously deployed in UK waters. The mission comprises seven submarine gliders and three surface Wave Gliders that are working together in fleets to collect a range of environmental ...

  • Improve data acquisition from instrumets

    EuSoft has a wealth of experience of interfacing instruments with the LIMS system. The ACQUIRE module takes data directly from the instrument or imports it from a results sheet. The approach we adopt is to create a communication tool between a raw data file, produced by the instrument analysis, and the LIMS. This interface allows the user to track and acquire the results – not only to speed ...


    By Eusoft

  • SEAL launches new range of digestion blocks

    SEAL Analytical will use WWEM 2016 to launch a new range of digestion blocks that it expects to “sell like hot cakes.” The new ‘SmartBlock II’ range and their sample vials are all manufactured by SEAL under the Thomas Cain brand. “This is important,” says SEAL President Stuart Smith. “By manufacturing the consumables we can guarantee their quality. The ...

  • TOC analyzer for pure water

    LAR's QuickTOCpurity is a tailor-made TOC analyzer (total organic carbon) for pure water and ultra pure water. The sample is injected via a special injection loop, avoiding any environmental influences to the sample. The heart of the TOC analyzer is the oven, where the thermal oxidation takes place. It works with the ultra high ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • TECHNIDATA are proud to announce the launch of TDNexLabs, their next-generation laboratory information system

    A solution developed in collaboration with users TDNexLabs draws on TECHNIDATA’s 40 years of experience in the field of pathology informatics and close collaboration with users from around the world. The software supplier’s solutions are marketed in more than 25 countries with subsidiaries in the Benelux countries, ...


  • Endress+Hauser and Analytik Jena Present Themselves at Leading Swiss Industry Trade Fair from September 20–23, 2016, in Basel

    At this year’s ILMAC, the leading Swiss trade fair for process and laboratory technology, Endress+Hauser and Analytik Jena are appearing together for the first time – combining the worlds of process- and lab analysis technology. With its acquisition of Analytik Jena AG, the Swiss Group, which is a leader in process measurement technology, wants to enter the market for lab analysis ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • UL 1640 for Portable Power Distribution Systems

    Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has created several guidelines that manufacturers may use to increase compliance with the latest UL standards in safety and production. For portable power distribution systems, the UL standard is 1640 (Standard for Portable Power-Distribution Equipment). Portable power distribution units are large devices that regulate exceedingly high voltages to low voltages that ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • New Automated Infrared Microscope Provides a Macro View on Micro Analysis

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) announces the release of the AIM-9000 infrared microscope. With automated analysis functions and an enhanced wide field camera option, the microscope enables analysts of all experience levels to observe, measure, and analyze micro samples quickly and efficiently. Laboratories can use this microscope system to perform high sensitivity analysis in fields such ...

  • Waters and NIBRT Researchers Generate Reference Library for Released N-Glycans Labeled with RapiFluor-MS

    Researchers at Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) and Ireland’s National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) have created a new integrated database called RapiFluor-MS™ (RFMS) Glycan GU Scientific Library that enables automated data analysis of N-linked glycans using the  ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • Testo and Ashtead announce new partnership

    Testo, a global leader in portable measurement technology, has appointed Ashtead Technology as platinum distributor for its portable emissions analysers, the Testo 340 and 350. As part of the agreement, Ashtead also becomes Testo’s Preferred Rental Partner for this equipment. “We have been renting Testo emissions analysers for over 10 years and our team have built up a wealth of ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • HORIBA Scientific Announces Software Enhancement for MESA-50 X-Ray Fluorescence Analyzer

    HORIBA Scientific, global leader in X-Ray Fluorescence analysis, announces enhancements to the software in its MESA-50 Energy Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence Analyzer.  HORIBA X-RAY Lab is the new software in our MESA-50 EDXRF analyzer. MESA-50 was designed for businesses needing to screen samples containing harmful elements, such as lead, cadmium, chromium, mercury, bromine for RoHS, End of ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • HORIBA Scientific Announces Software Enhancement for MESA-50 X-Ray Fluorescence Analyzer

    HORIBA Scientific, global leader in X-Ray Fluorescence analysis, announces enhancements to the software in its MESA-50 Energy Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence Analyzer. HORIBA X-RAY Lab is the new software in our MESA-50 EDXRF analyzer. MESA-50 was designed for businesses needing to screen samples containing harmful elements, such as lead, cadmium, chromium, mercury, bromine for RoHS, End of Life ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Metals Digester – an automatic success

    The latest addition to the Thomas Cain range of sample preparation equipment, the DEENA II from SEAL Analytical, is finding global success in environmental laboratories because automation saves time and money, improves safety and lowers the risk of human error. “These benefits appeal to the managers of every laboratory in every country,” says SEAL President Stuart Smith. “So ...

  • Automated Inline Sample Preparation for Ion Chromatography

    Metrohm Inline Sample Preparation (MISP) puts an end to manual sample preparation in ion chromatography. MISP stands for techniques that allow users to fully automate the preparation of difficult samples. They benefit from substantial savings in time and money while improving the accuracy of their ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • New Lab Measurement Guide from METTLER TOLEDO Offers Tips to Enhance Accuracy and Productivity

    An essential understanding of basic measurement principles can help operators obtain true day-to-day measurement accuracy. A new, practical snapshot of protocols for weighing, pipetting and more can help operators identify potential error sources and design workflows that save lab time and resources. METTLER TOLEDO has published a new guide entitled "Essential Measurement ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

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