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  • Spectro Scientific Wins Patent for Extending LaserNet Fines® Particle Analysis Technology with Ferrous Particle Measurement Capability

    Spectro Scientific, one of the world’s largest suppliers of oil, fuel, and processed water analysis instrumentation and software, has been awarded U.S. patent 9,274,041, “Particle counter and classification system”, to extend the LaserNet Fines® particle analysis technology with new capabilities to size and count ferrous particles and measure total ferrous content by ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • 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

  • BUCHI introduces the new Nano Spray Dryer B-90 HP

    The Nano Spray Dryer B-90 HP is an easy to handle, high performing product. The gentle process and innovative technology enable to produce submicron particles from small sample volumes. Several new functionalities allow maximum process control, easy handling and higher productivity. With the B-90 HP, several materials can be tested quickly. The new Nano Spray Dryer is ideal for various ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • Custom-fitted TOC process analyzer

    LAR's TOC process analyzer QuickTOCultra is a measuring system for complex water applications. Due to a patented injection and oxidation technique, the analyzer easily handles sticky, fatty, salty, and high-particle samples. The sample is injected via a robot-driven injection system to the furnace, whereby pre-treatment or dilution is unnecessary. In the furnace, the sample ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Product Profile: Sediment Traps

    McLane sediment traps provide exceptional performance for biogeochemical studies including radionucleide, paleoproxy, and carbon cycle analysis. They are also beneficial for environmental and pollution monitoring.  Sediment Traps collect vertically settling particles into individual sample bottles which are sealed when not in collection ...

  • Online TOC analyzer for the plant’s effluent

    The water analyzer QuickTOCeffluent from LAR Process Analysers AG is an online total organic carbon (TOC) analyzer especially designed for water with a low-particle density at the plant’s effluent. T he water sample is sucked into the analyzer by means of a pump. Then, the sample is injected from a ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • NIOSH Publishes Chapter on Analysis of Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibers on Filters by Transmission Electron Microscopy

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has published a chapter in the fifth edition of the NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods (NMAM) entitled “Analysis of Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibers on Mixed Cellulose Ester Filters by Transmission Electron Microscopy.” The draft chapter provides standardized ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • FerroCheck 2000 Magnetometer Series from Spectro Scientific Adds Capability to Measure Ferrous Particulates In Grease, Meets ASTM Test Method

    The FerroCheck 2000 Series of portable magnetometers from Spectro Scientific quickly and conveniently measures total ferrous wear particulates in lubricating fluids. The FerroCheck 2000 unit, which measures ferrous wear particles in oils, is now joined by the FerroCheck 2100 version that adds the capability to quantify up to 15% ferrous debris in grease. The instruments enable users in ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Putting Gold on a Filter; Sterlitech offers a shiny way to see the really tiny things

    Sterlitech Corporation is proud to announce the launch of gold-sputtered polycarbonate membrane filters. “Why gold? What is sputtered?” you may ask. Well, some particles are just too small to see with an ordinary light microscope, for these things we need get down to details not seen by traditional microscopy. ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • MINISCAN IR LOG Offers the Logical Solution for Condition Monitoring of Lube, Oil and Greases

    AMETEK Grabner Instruments has added a new lube oil and grease analyzer to its portfolio. The MINISCAN IR LOG is a highly versatile and extremely fast FTIR analyzer, designed for on-site condition monitoring of oils and greases, and capable of measuring low or high levels of water in oil accurately and quickly, without using hazardous reagents for sample preparation. ...

  • IFCB in new Long-Term Ecological Research Site

    Imaging FlowCytobot samplers (IFCBs) manufactured by McLane will be installed in a new Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) site off the Northeast coast of the United States. LTER programs focus attention on specific sites representing major ecosystem types, and undertake long-term assessments of populations, communities, and the physical environment. ...

  • Introducing: Dyed Polycarbonate Track-etch Membrane Filters

    Sterlitech is pleased to announce that you can now find the dyed polycarbonate membrane filters on their new product page, https://www.sterlitech.com/dyed-polycarbonate-membranes.html. These hydrophilic, polycarbonate track-etch (PCTE) membrane filters have been pigmented using black dye to minimize membrane autofluorescence. The dyed ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • Partech Product Focus: UVT-LED Handheld

    This month the focus is on the UVT-LED Handheld unit – a simple to use handheld device for monitoring UV Transmittance in water and wastewater. What is UVT? UV Transmittance refers to the percentage of light at the wavelength of 254 nm that passes through a sample of water. UVT relates to the organics, colloidal solids and suspended particles that ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • TOC analysis with UV oxidation

    The QuickTOCuv of LAR Process Analysers AG is a continuous operating online analyzer for the determination of total organic carbon (TOC) and total carbon (TC) in water. The parameters are determined using the UV persulphate method in accordance with EN 1484:1997 and US-EPA 415.2. In this procedure, carbons are oxidised to CO2 using a digestion reagent (sodium persulphate) ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • International collaborative expedition to shed light on microplastics and ocean carbon

    On Friday the 14th of April the RRS Discovery will leave Southampton for a research expedition to the Porcupine Abyssal Plain sustained ocean observatory (PAP-SO) in the Northeast Atlantic. This expedition aims to answer fundamental questions about the distribution, fate and effects of microplastic pollution, as well as measuring sinking particles containing carbon, through an international ...

  • Easy integration of air quality data for smart cities with AQMesh

    Smart city projects pursue the vision of instrumenting a city with a large number of measurement ‘nodes’ and distributing this information to a range of stakeholders. But at that point different priorities emerge: IT teams are attracted by how readily data can be integrated and communicated whilst air quality professionals focus on how meaningful the air quality ...


    By AQMesh

  • Unique opportunity to own a ready built Plasma Metal Recovery System

    We are offering for sale a previously used Plasma Metal Recovery System (PMRS).  The equipment is specified for the treatment of 5 tonnes per day (1,500 tonnes per annum) of cordierite based autocatalyst but can treat similar catalysts of differing substrate chemistry, to recover the Precious Metals (PMs) including Platinum Group Metals (PGMs) as a collector metal alloy for subsequent final ...

  • Camfil APC expands testing laboratory

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), a manufacturer of dust, mist and fume collection equipment, has doubled the size of its testing laboratory to include a climate-controlled facility with a new full-size dust collection test rig. The new equipment is dedicated to testing in accordance with ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 199-2016, Method of Testing the Performance of Industrial Pulse Cleaned Dust ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion guides Cassini on its grand finale at Saturn

    NASA's Cassini spacecraft began the first in a series of dives through the 1,500-mile gap between Saturn and its rings on April 26 with the help of onboard bipropellant and monopropellant thrusters made by Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD). Over the next five months, the Aerojet Rocketdyne 16 MR-103H 0.2 lbf monopropellant thrusters will ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • Focus on microfiltration: filter longevity

    For consumers using disk, syringe, and capsule filters it is a common FAQ: How long will my filter last? Or, to put it another way: How much fluid can I expect to pass through my filter before it clogs? This seems to be a simple and reasonable question for a filter consumer: Would any of us purchase a product without an understanding of its service ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

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