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  • Spectroscopy: Simple solution for soil sample

    Farmers and gardeners know their soil texture can make a big difference in their success. Different plants have different needs for water, nutrients, and air. When they grow in soil that has the right texture, it is easier to deliver the right amount of water, fertilizer, or pesticide to the plants. Then they grow better. Traditional ways of analyzing soil texture are slow. Danish researchers ...


    By American Society of Agronomy

  • Buy your XOS parts & supplies online!

    We are pleased to announce the launch of a new, streamlined process to purchase parts and supplies for your XOS analyzers! Customers can now purchase anything from sample cups to primary windows to service plans from  ...


    By X-Ray Optical Systems (XOS)

  • Severn Trent engineer wins SEAL’s WWEM competition

    To promote SEAL’s flared tubing for peristaltic pumps on instruments including ICP, visitors to the SEAL Analytical exhibition stand at WWEM 2016 were invited to guess the number of sample cups (in ‘flared’ champagne flutes) in a competition to win a bottle of Champagne. The winning entry was made by Peter Evans, Principal ICA Engineer at Severn Trent Water. Peter was presented ...


    By SEAL Analytical, Inc.

  • Quick and Accurate Distillation Using Only 6 mL of Sample

    AMETEK Grabner Instruments has introduced a new manual filling feature for its MINIDIS ADXpert distillation analyser. When in manual filling mode, only a 6 mL sample needs to be injected directly into the measuring cup before the distillation run is started. This new feature is especially helpful for customers who need to measure the boiling curve when only a small sample is available. As an ...

  • Quick and accurate distillation using only 6 mL of sample

    AMETEK Grabner Instruments has introduced a new manual filling feature for its MINIDIS ADXpert distillation analyser. When in manual filling mode, only a 6 mL sample needs to be injected directly into the measuring cup before the distillation run is started. This new feature is especially helpful for customers who need to measure the boiling curve when only a small sample is available. As an ...

  • Launch Announcement – Westech 7

    The W7 is a Seven Stage Cascade Impactor with Micro-Orifice Collector conforming to all the critical dimensions defined for USP Apparatus 5 & 6 and EP Apparatus E. The W7 is a multi-jet impactor with 8 removable collection cups and a convenient single tray design with operating flowrates between 15 and 100 L/min. Uniquely, each jet stage is removable allowing for easier cleaning, ...

  • BPA Is Banned from Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups by the FDA

    The federal government has announced that baby bottles and sippy cups can no longer contain the chemical bisphenol-A, or BPA, due to health and safety concerns. BPA has been used in the manufacture of countless items, such as food packaging, water bottles, canned food and beverages, and storage containers, since the 1960s. Consumer advocates have protested against use of the controversial ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • ASTM D7395 - 07(2012) Standard Test Method for Cone/Plate Viscosity at a 500 s-1 Shear Rate

    This test has been used to measure viscosities of automotive topcoats in place of No. 4 Ford cup measurements and has provided an equivalent ability to evaluate whether the paint meets specifications and is sprayable. The method could be considered as an alternative to No. 4 Ford cup and other efflux cup measurements for other products as well. The ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D5096 - 02(2011) standard test method for determining the performance of a cup anemometer or propeller anemometer

    This test method will provide a standard for comparison of rotating type anemometers, specifically cup anemometers and propeller anemometers, of different types. Specifications by regulatory agencies (4-7) and industrial societies have specified performance values. This standard provides an unambiguous method for measuring Starting Threshold, Distance Constant, Transfer Function, and Off-Axis ...


    By ASTM International

  • EMSL Analytical Tests NHL’s Stanley Cup for Bacteria

    EMSL Analytical tested the legendary trophy for the Chicago Tribune this month to see if the 5,000 people that touch and kiss it each day it is on tour are spreading dangerous pathogens. Cinnaminson, NJ, June 24th, 2010 Last week the National Hockey League’s (NHL) beloved Stanley Cup came to the offices of the Chicago Tribune.   ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Flash point determination of Asphalt, Tar and Bitumen by use of Grabner miniflash

    Measuring flashpoint of asphalt, bitumen or tar is a most challenging test. Industrial coal tar pitch for example is solid at ambient temperature, softens around 100-130°C and becomes fully liquid at 180°C. When cooled down the tar sample becomes rock solid in seconds, making it difficult to clean flashpoint testing equipment and to continue with the measurements. The MINIFLASH flashpoint tester ...

  • MINIFLASH – the new age in flashpoint testing

    Using a unique patented flashpoint method, the MINIFLASH flashpoint tester from GRABNER INSTRUMENTS offers best repeatability and unmatched versatility for flashpoint testing. By using only 1-2 ml sample volume and by testing the flashpoint in a completely sealed metal cup, the MINIFLASH guarantees highest safety and eliminates the risk of open fires commonly experienced when testing flashpoint. ...

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