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Eppendorf purity grades
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Eppendorf purity grades

Eppendorf have 7 purity grade depending on what consumable you require for your experiment. These grades are for their tips, plates and tubes. Eppendorf are a premium company that want consumables of highest quality and purity to help people achieve precise and accurate results, as well as to help make experiments more reproducible. They achieve this by: Manufacturing using the purest raw m...
lined and liner-less bottle caps
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What is a liner-less bottle? When would you choose a liner-less design bottle?

Sample storage bottles are sometimes described as "liner-less" - this means that the cap does not have an inner lining. This liner is usually present to improve the seal between the cap and bottle, but can present cross contamination risks in some cases. [caption id="attachment_11167" align="aligncenter" width="495"] As seen above, sample bottles or storage bottles can come with lined (le...
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Which disposable cuvettes are Acetone resistant?

Disposable cuvettes are used in many labs where cross contamination of samples is a concern or where the cost of quartz or glass cuvettes is too high. Some disposable plastic cuvettes are not compatible with many common solvents, but the UV-Cuvette range from Brand offers excellent chemical compatibility, as well as high quality, in a disposable cuvette. [caption id="attachment_7087" alig...

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Burkle's Bio-Plastic Range - reducing the carbon footprint of lab plastics

Sampling work often requires plastic items like scoops or spoons to collect the sample, and these are often disposable, one use items. Disposable plastics do eliminate cross-contamination between samples to give accurate results, but the waste that this generates can quickly add up. Burkle have developed a great new range of scoops, spoons and spatulas in Green Bio-Plastic - this has all ...

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What size filter paper do I need for my funnel?

How do you choose the right size filter paper for your funnel? Use the table below to see what size filter paper you should use Gravity filtration using a filter paper inside a filtration funnel is used to remove precipitates from a liquid. The remaining liquid is known as the filtrate. For standard shaped filter funnels where the walls are at 58 or 60° the table below shows the r...

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Have you put Camlab cleaning fluids to the test?

Have you tried Camlab's range of cleaning fluids on your tough cleaning jobs in the lab?   Across the range of Camclean and Camacid we have detergents tough enough for any cleaning task in the lab, and we would love you to put them to the test on your difficult cleaning jobs. The classic Camclean and Camacid are compatible with most laboratory glasswashers. They have been ...

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New micro-volume conductivity probes from Jenway

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="516"] Jenway Micro conductivity probes[/caption] Jenway are pleased to announce the introduction of two new micro-volume conductivity probes into the range. Following several inquiries for narrow conductivity probes to measure either small volume samples or samples in small vessels, we are pleased to be able to offer a 4mm and 6mm diameter probe to m...
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How can I make a simple dilution of my sample for field water testing?

We are doing some testing in the field for water quality parameters such as Ammonia and Iron, However the range of the test is not sufficient for the samples we have. Is there a simple way of diluting the sample in the field? Many test kits have limited range due to the chemistry used in the test. A simple method of diluting your sample in the field is the Palintest dilution tube which has g...
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What is a reagent set?

We often get customers who are confused by some of the terms used on water testing reagents, there are Test Kits, reagent sets, reagent vials, powder pillows, tablets and many more. The simple answer when browsing the website is to ask using the online help, but here are some basic definitions [caption id="attachment_3288" align="aligncenter" width="268"] Test kit[/caption] Test kit: S...
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New six position pipette work station

[caption id="attachment_3285" align="aligncenter" width="195"] twister stand socorex[/caption] Socorex releases its new 6-position pipette work station TwisterTM universal 336. A unique design provides storage space for six pipettes of most brands. Its soft 360° rotation enables quick instrument selection, each being easy to fetch. Made of few parts only, the pipette stand is simple to disas...
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Brady BBP™11 Label Printer

Brady BBP™11 Label Printer is a small and efficient thermal transfer desktop printer that combines excellent printing quality without breaking the bank. With an extended list of labelling options and a simple, user-friendly design, the Brady BBP™11 Label Printer packs a lot of punch into a one compact tool. From labels to wire markers and asset identification labels, the Brady BBP™11 Labe...
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LCK 410 for free chlorine

[caption id="attachment_2572" align="alignleft" width="400" caption="Hach LCK410"][/caption] The new Hach LCK 410 is a test exclusively for free chlorine. Until now you could only test the free chlorine combined with total chlorine.                       Our new Hach LCK 410 is a test exclusively for ...
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