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  • Laboratory begins environmental sampling in townsite

    Environmental sampling, conducted on behalf of Los Alamos National Laboratory in the town of Los Alamos near upper Los Alamos Canyon, has begun. Known as the Upper Los Alamos Canyon Project, this effort is an environmental assessment of areas that have been or could have been affected by Laboratory operations from the days of the Manhattan Project to the early 1970s. The Upper Los Alamos Canyon ...

  • Acid Number testing – Save thousands of dollars with ASTM D8045

    Recently the ASTM published method D8045 for Acid Number determination in crude oil and petroleum products. Now there is an online calculator available to help users determine how much their laboratory will save, if they switch from method D664 to the new method D8045. ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. Introduces Sample Master® Mobile

    ATL is pleased to announce the addition of Sample Master® Mobile to its product family. By using Sample Master® Mobile, data can be electronically captured and quickly synchronized with Sample Master® Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), providing increased accuracy, quicker customer turn around times and improved worker productivity. Sample Master® Mobile will eliminate ...

  • SGS launches new mobile sample preparation laboratory in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

    SGS is pleased to announce the opening of our new Mobile Sample Preparation Unit (MSPU) in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The MSPU expands our rock and drillcore sample preparation capacity in Burkina Faso, ahead of our major new laboratory complex being built in Ouagadougou. The MSPU will immediately add an additional 600 samples/day capacity. Coupled with this increase in sample preparation ...


    By SGS

  • Agilent Technologies offers dissolution sampling solution for enhanced laboratory workflow

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced the 850-DS Dissolution Sampling Station for centralizing laboratory workflow of sample transfer, filtration and collection. By managing unattended dissolution sampling and automated sample archiving for future HPLC or UV analysis, the 850-DS frees up analysts' time while eliminating errors associated with manual sampling. Building on the ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Testing Laboratory Provides FREE Lead Sampling Wipes for Renovators, Contractors and Painters

    EMSL Analytical offers lead testing solutions to environmental professionals, the general public and property owners and managers to comply with the EPA’s RRP lead requirements.  EMSL provides FREE Lead sampling wipes to clients wishing to send samples for lead testing. Cinnaminson, NJ – October 17, 2010 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that, ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • CSols PrepLab streamlines and automates sample preparation for laboratory analysis

    Preplab is particularly well suited to the handling of solid samples such as ores, metals, powders, soil and coal, as well as liquid samples. It can be configured and customized to suit different settings, including input from barcode readers, direct interfacing with devices such as balances or analytical instruments and/or the incorporation of additional labeling. Blanks, QC samples and ...


    By CSols Ltd.

  • STL to Expand Laboratory Facilities

    STL are pleased to announce that at the end of March we signed the lease to significantly extend our premises in Torrington Avenue, Coventry. This means we will be expanding our site into two further industrial units, increasing the size of our laboratory facilities by over 40,000 square feet. The expansion of the STL Coventry site is the first phase in a development plan designed to modernise ...


  • COD analyzer for laboratories

    LAR's QuickCODlab is a chemical-free working COD analyzer for the determination of the chemical oxygen demand (COD) in water. Due to an innovative injection and oxidation technique, unfiltered water samples incl. particulates will be injected ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • COD Analysis for Laboratories

    LAR's QuickCODlab is a COD analyzer for the determination of the chemical oxygen demand (COD) in laboratory applications. Water samples will be injected via a precision syringe or via autosampler. Both injection systems are equipped with special syringes so that unfiltered water samples incl. ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Laboratory analyses of contaminated groundwater

    The Defense Distribution Depot Susquehanna located in New Cumberland, PA has a requirement for the establishment of an Indefinite-Delivery Requirements contract to provide the necessary labor and materials to perform laboratory analyses on samples of contaminated/non-contaminated groundwater, drinking water, hazardous wastes, PCBs, bulk samples and air monitoring cassettes for asbestos. Due to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • How can I label and identify my samples even in extreme temperatures? - New printable labels for quick identification of laboratory samples

    The team at Brady have developed a range of extremely durable and printable labels for quick identification of laboratory samples, even when working with liquid nitrogen or autoclaves. “These labels have been engineered to stay attached to samples even when frozen with liquid nitrogen or heated in an autoclave. The ink used to print them can resist chemicals typically used in ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • EMSL Opens Portland Laboratory

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., the largest network of AIHA EMLAP, AIHA IHLAP, AIHA ELLAP and NVLAP accredited indoor air quality testing laboratories in the nation, is proud to announce that they have expanded their network by opening a new laboratory located in Portland, Maine. With this laboratory opening, EMSL now operates 34 laboratories throughout The United States and Canada. "We realized the need ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Accelerated Technology Laboratories announces competitive migration offer for its Flagship Sample Master® LIMS

    Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) is excited to announce a competitive migration offer for organizations who have decided to migrate from their existing LIMS to ATL’s flagship Sample Master® LIMS. This offer is effective immediately and will remain in effect until December 31, 2008. The eligibility requirements include the following: • The competitive LIMS must currently be in ...

  • More Than 14 Million Environmental Sampling Records from National Laboratory Are Now Available Online

    Regulators, stakeholders, scientists and the greater public will have access to remediation and other environmental data records associated with EM’s legacy nuclear cleanup program in near real time on a new website portal. Conversion to this cloud-based system achieved a substantial reduction in operating and maintenance costs, ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • New sample preparation system from Varian, Inc. improves throughput for routine NMR laboratories

    Varian, Inc. (NasdaqGS: VARI) announced the release of the 7800-AP Sample Preparation System. The 7800-AP is an extremely flexible, fully automated sample purification/preparation system combining advanced robotics, solid phase extraction (SPE), HPLC separation, and collection to deliver purified, concentrated fractions into standard NMR tubes ready for analysis. The system may be adapted to a ...


  • Indiana Testing Laboratory Provides Free Lead Sampling Wipes to Renovators, Contractors and Painters affected by EPA RRP Regulation

    EMSL Analytical offers lead testing solutions to environmental professionals, the general public and property owners and managers to comply with the EPA’s RRP lead requirements. Indianapolis, IN – October 17, 2010 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that, “Childhood lead poisoning remains a major environmental health problem in the U.S" Lead based paints are ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • ASTM E1157 - 87(2011) Standard Specification for Sampling and Testing of Reusable Laboratory Glassware

    This specification covers sampling and testing of laboratory glassware items for use until they are no longer considered functional for the intended purpose, and does not include disposable (single use) items. Four types of reusable laboratory glassware are covered, namely: blown and pressed glassware, nongraduated; blown and ...


    By ASTM International

  • The Tale of the Tape Lift Samples

    Effectively capturing a sample is crucial when testing an indoor environment for mold. A proposed ASTM standard will meet the need for a method that labs can follow when testing mold samples collected through the tape lift method. WK17177, Test Method for Examination of Fungal Structures on Tape Lift Samples by Optical Microscopy, will provide labs with an ...


    By ASTM International

  • Guidance on Deviating Samples

    Following recent guidance, provided by the Laboratory Committee of the European Cooperations for Accreditation, relating to the handling of samples prior to analysis and the effect of this on the validity of test results, the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has stated that it will be strengthening its focus on this area during assessment visits to laboratories. We are pleased to ...


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