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CO-RE enables high-volume pipetting

March 26, 2009 9:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hamilton Robotics has recently launched the 5 mL channel and disposable tip to its volume range on the Microlab Star liquid handling workstations. The larger 5 mL channel is the first air-displacement pipetting tool to address the needs of larger sample volume applications.

Micro-pumps generate high flow

March 26, 2009 9:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

New KNF Type NPK04 micro-miniature swing-piston pumps introduce high-performance and compact solutions to transfer, evacuate, or compress air. 

Thermoelectric cooler achieves 60°C difference

March 25, 2009 7:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Nextreme Thermal Solutions recently lauched the OptoCooler HV14, the industry's first high voltage, low current thin-film thermoelectric cooler (TEC) targeted at laser diode cooling for the telecommunications market to achieve a 60°C temperature difference between its cold and hot sides.


Raman method improves olefin measurement

March 25, 2009 7:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Process Instruments has introduced an improved method for measuring olefins in gasoline and other fuels. Current ASTM methods for measuring total olefins include fluorescence indicator analysis (FIA) and supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC).

Laser amplifier reaches higher pulse energy

March 24, 2009 8:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

The new Libra HE from Coherent, Inc. is a one-box ultrafast, Ti:Sapphire amplifier that delivers significantly higher pulse energy and shorter pulsewidth than earlier Libra models, while still offering the convenience and cost advantages associated with these popular laser systems.

Isotopic carbon analyzer is a turnkey system

March 24, 2009 8:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

A newly launched Isotopic Carbon Solution for Total Organic Carbon (TOC), jointly developed by Picarro Inc. and O.I. Corp., (d.b.a. OI Analytical) was awarded the Editors’ Choice Silver Prize as one of the three most outstanding new products at the 2009 Pittcon show in Chicago.

Money is only part of the problem

March 24, 2009 7:06 am | Blogs | Comments

Money is only part of the problem March 24, 2009 Pay no mind to the bag of money in the room. It's a little something to help soften blow taken by universities and their endowments in the wake of fiscal calamity. Just pretend that nice pile of cash doesn’t exist for moment.


Threefold speed jump in 1 GHz oscilloscopes

March 23, 2009 10:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

LeCroy Corp. has launched a new line of WaveSurfer Xs-A and MXs-A digital oscilloscopes. The new WaveSurfer oscilloscopes offer faster processing, a more responsive user interface, 5 Mpts/ch memory and LXI compliance in bandwidths from 200 MHz to 1 GHz.


Chemometric software supports Raman imaging

March 23, 2009 10:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

WITec, a manufacturer of high-resolution optical and scanning probe microscopy solutions, has introduced the WITec Project Plus software package for advanced data evaluation and chemometric image processing.

Lab analyzer provides digital audit trail

March 20, 2009 10:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hamilton Company recently chose apartis to develop a powerful customized software tool named the TADM Lab Analyzer to provide valuable total aspiration and dispense monitoring (TADM) measurement functions for STAR and STARlet users.

Thermowells suitable for sanitary apps

March 20, 2009 10:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omega's new, affordable S Series of sanitary thermowells accepts ¼ or 3/8" diameter stems and the connection size of 1½" Tri-Grip (Tri-Clamp compatible) is standard. Other Tri-Grip sizes are available on request.

Light engines offer power of an arc lamp

March 19, 2009 10:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Lumencor introduced its smart light engines for bioanalysis at Pittcon 2009 in Chicago. This new generation of lighting for biotech is designed to replace not only traditional light sources but the complete suite of components employed in a typical optical excitation subsystem.

Helium leak detector is lightweight, portable

March 19, 2009 10:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Adixen ASM 310 helium leak detector, from Alcatel Vacuum Products, Inc., combines portability with superior performance. Lightweight (46 lbs,) with a very small footprint (less than 140 square inches), the ASM 310 is highly portable.


Lose the shamrocks keep the green

March 19, 2009 7:28 am | Blogs | Comments

The nice thing about St. Patrick’s Day this year was that it let us forget for a moment the disturbing possibility that in 2009 everyone seems to resent everyone else’s wealth.


XRF tool gauges film composition, thickness

March 18, 2009 10:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Solar Metrology has expanded its SMX XRF tool portfolio for film composition and thickness measurement of CIGS and CdTe photovoltaic depositions with the addition of the FPV, full panel view, SMX model.



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