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PCRboost enhances amplification by factor of five

March 18, 2008 10:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Biomatrica’s new reagent greatly improves polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and reverse transcriptase PCR (RT-PCR), enabling improved DNA and RNA study of trace samples (?1 ng), degraded samples, low copy transcripts, multiplexing (i.e.

Coulometric titrator offers 2 ppm to 10% detection range

March 18, 2008 10:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Aquacounter Karl Fischer AQ-2100S coulometric titrator from JM Science features an electrode cable attachment, fritless cell, and a cell design suitable most trace moisture applications.

Linear stepper motor has 1 & mu;m resolution

March 17, 2008 10:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

A low cost, high performance, 2-phase, linear stepper motor from H2W Technologies travels at 2 m/sec, can operate in any axis, and features 1G acceleration.


Nikon and JEOL partner on benchtop SEM

March 17, 2008 10:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Nikon Instruments and JEOL jointly introduced their new benchtop scanning electron microscope, NeoScope, at Pittcon 2008.

Fujifilm inkjet technology bolsters Agilent & rsquo;s life science products

March 14, 2008 11:54 am | Agilent Technologies Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

As part of a new collaboration, Agilent Technologies Inc. is using the Fujifilm Dimatix Inc. inkjet technology to develop products that allow life scientists to more efficiently target and analyze sequences of genetic material.

YMS analytical bench adjusts at the press of a button

March 14, 2008 11:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Case Systems Inc. now offers a workstation specifically designed for the ergonomic, production, and safety requirements of mass spectrometry.

Moldable Optir optics minimize cost

March 13, 2008 12:20 pm | Product Releases | Comments

To minimize the overhead associated with germanium aspheres, Rochester Precision Optics has introduced long wave infrared glass and infrared aspheric optics which make use of molding technology.

ChipEncoder incorporates benefits of integrated circuit

March 13, 2008 12:18 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The miniature surface mount reflective optical encoder from GSI Group Inc. makes high-accuracy motion feedback feasible where it would have been physically impossible or too costly. Cost-effective for OEMs with volumes of 500 or more per year, ChipEncoder is RoHS compliant and is just 7mm x 11mm.


Centric-clamping device has centering accuracy of 0.02 mm

March 12, 2008 11:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

Suited for small components, Schunk’s KONTEC KSK is 170 mm long with jaw width of 65 mm, clamping range of 0-152 mm, and clamping force of 20 kN at 65 Nm. Device can be used as clamping unit for raw parts or as precision clamping module.

New Oakton multiparameter features long-life pH electrodes

March 12, 2008 11:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

The PCTestr35, PTTestr35, and PCSTestr35 from Cole-Parmer perform multiple testing functions: pH, conductivity, TDS, salinity, and temperature.

Filtration system uses PermaBead technology instead of sand

March 11, 2008 11:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pre-wired and pre-plumbed with quick disconnects, skid-mounted Life-Support Filtration Systems from Integrated Aqua Systems incorporate UV sterilizers that disinfect water-borne pathogens, bacteria, fungi, and algae without leaving residual toxins.

StainerBondz labels adhere to slides, resist staining process

March 11, 2008 11:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Brady’s B-481 thermal transfer printable labels adhere to slides from sectioning through staining, ensuring accurate traceability. They resist exposure to xylene, ethanol, and other solvents. Brady, www.bradyid.

Microphone array amplifier reduces background noise

March 10, 2008 11:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

National Semiconductor Corp.’s PowerWise LMV1088 dual-input array uses far-field noise

LVDTs monitor integrity of offshore platforms and pipelines

March 10, 2008 11:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Macro Sensors produces linear variable displacement transducers (LVDTs) made from 316SS and Inconel 625 that are resistant to both high pressure and seawater. Used in sub-sea measurement systems, they rated to 7,500 feet, a pressure 3,800 psi, and a lifetime of 20 years minimum.

World & rsquo;s first macro zoom confocal from Leica

March 7, 2008 5:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Leica Microsystems’ new TCS LSI combines high-resolution imaging plus a large field macro view for in vivo imaging of model organisms. TCS LSI’s 16:1 optical zoom is fully apochromatic and offers high magnification and high resolution for true spectral confocal imaging.


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