Posts tagged 'Spectrophotometer'

New Portable Spectrophotometer
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New Portable Spectrophotometer - includes nephelometric correction

The new NANOCOLOR Advance portable spectrophotometer from MACHEREY-NAGEL works with their extensive range of colourimetric test kits for water and wastewater analysis. This instrument provides an alternative to their photometer and spectrophotometer range. It includes a touch screen display that allows user-friendly interactions similar to a smartphone or tablet as well as including the abilit...
Hach DR1900
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What vials and sample cells are compatible with my Hach DR1900?

The DR1900 by Hach is a portable spectrophotometer with over 220 pre-programmed test methods, accepting the Hach and the Lange chemistry. It is rugged and has a large, clear screen, with easy to use navigation, making it great for use in the field. [caption id="attachment_15657" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The DR1900 portable spectrophotometer[/caption] The DR1900 will accept the followi...

Hach DR900
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What vials and sample cells are compatible with my Hach DR900?

The DR900 by Hach is a robust, portable colorimeter, capable of performing many dozens of different tests, supporting the Hach chemistry type. It can accept a number of different sizes cuvettes/samples cells – 1 inch round sample cells 1cm sample cells 16mm COD/TNT vials [caption id="attachment_15641" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Hach DR900 colorimeter[/caption] Every Hach method c...

Hach Sample Cells
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Hach Sample Cells - Explained

Hach have a wide variety of sample cells for use in their colorimeters and spectrophotometers. The correct type of sample cell that is required for every method programme with each compatible instrument will be detailed at the start of the method sheet. Here, any adapters that may be required along with any extra equipment needed to perform the test will also be listed. This is the typical form...

Smart Spectrometers
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Smart Spectrometers for Water Analysis

When deciding what level of accuracy is required for water testing there are a number of options available: Test Strips Photometry Spectrophotometry Camlab supplies products for all these options, but here we focus on one range of novel spectrophotometers from Macherey Nagel, ideal for accurate in-depth analysis. The new NANOCOLOR spectrophotometers are designed for universal u...
Powder Pillows
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Macherey - Nagel VISOCOLOR Powder Pillows

Macherey-Nagel have a selection of VISOCOLOR Powder Pillows available for free Chlorine, total Chlorine and pH photometric determination. [caption id="attachment_13713" align="aligncenter" width="224"] Free Chlorine VISOCOLOR Powder Pillows[/caption] The benefits of VISOCOLOR Powder Pillow includes: Long shelf life- 5 years from production Easy dosing- all reagents in just one powde...

LOVIBOND Tintometer
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LOVIBOND Tintometer- PFX spare parts no longer available.

The Lovibond PFX range will no longer have spare parts manufactured and provided. The Lovibond PFX range ceased manufacture in 2010, when the new PFXi series was introduced. [caption id="attachment_13599" align="aligncenter" width="300"] PFXi colourimeter[/caption] As the PFX has been discontinued for so long, spare parts are no longer being manufactured for this model. However, the...
Lab equipment
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The Top 5 ways to assess Lab equipment and instruments before you buy

If you're looking at new lab equipment or instruments, you will probably shop around and research the options before you buy. But how can you get a more in depth feel for the products before you buy? Jumping straight to a live demo of the equipment is not always the best way - this can delay the process if you need to wait for an appointment, so there could be faster ways of getting the info...
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Testing the bitterness of Beers and Ales

Bitterness in beer is measured on the International Bitterness Units (IBU) scale. This measures the amount of primarily iso-α-acids in a beer which is the acid found in hops that gives beer it's bitter taste. [caption id="attachment_9660" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Hops growing[/caption] The most widely used method to measure IBU is through spectrophotometry. Whilst some procedures ...

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How can I measure the Colour of Beer?

The chemical reaction, known as the Maillard reaction, between amino acids and reducing sugars gives your beer the identifiable brown and amber hues. Not only is the colour important by effecting the consumer's sensory anticipation of the beer's taste, monitoring the colour will also help diagnose if there are any issues in the production of the beer. To maintain the same high quality be...

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How can I measure the caffeine content in drinks?

How can I measure the caffeine content in drinks? Caffeine is a naturally occurring molecule found in various plants worldwide, and found in beverages such as tea, coffee and soft drinks. [caption id="attachment_9540" align="aligncenter" width="290"] A wide variety of drinks contain caffeine - UV spectroscopy allows you to measure the amount present[/caption] The amount of caffeine present i...

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Buy Smarter - what questions should you ask when buying a Spectrophotometer?

Spectrophotometers are relied on by a wide range of laboratories, for tests ranging from specific parameters, like chlorine or metals concentrations, right through to complex analyses of reaction kinetics. When choosing a spectrophotometer the range of specifications and price is vast, so take the time to list the features you need before you buy and make sure you choose the right one. [c...

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