Steinmeyer Inc. announced a new positioning system, ideal for liquid handling systems and medical dispensing applications.LISTED UNDER: Sample Preparation
A new switchover ideal for critical applications such as cryopreservation and environmental chambers that automatically delivers a continuous supply of liquid nitrogen with little to no variation in cryogen temperature or state has been introduced by CONCOA.LISTED UNDER: Sample Containers
The Octygen 0.50ml screw cap tube available from Micronic is designed for low temperature sample storage. In low temperature storage facilities the cost of freezer space is an important cost of operation both in terms of the number of freezers required and electricity costs. The Octygen tubes feature a design that is 25.6mm tall and delivers 475µl working volume.LISTED UNDER: Plasticware | Vials | Sample Preparation
BD Medical, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), announced the commercial launch of a new passive needle guard technology, BD UltraSafe PLUS. This product, in addition to offering needlestick safety, is enhanced with ergonomic features designed to facilitate comfort and support for healthcare providers and patients.LISTED UNDER: Other Safety Equipment | Syringe Needles
INTEGRA has reported how a clinical diagnostic laboratory has, using a VIAFLO 96 handheld electronic pipette, significantly improved the reproducibility and productivity with which it carries out Real-time PCR assays.LISTED UNDER: RT-PCR | Multi-channel Pipettors
The Centrifan PE Evaporator/Concentrator from KD Scientific is a small volume evaporator that eliminates the problem of bumping using patented SBT (Self blowdown technology). SBT allows solvent drying using heated, circulating gas flow and no vacuum pump.LISTED UNDER: Concentrators
Artel offers the DMSO (dimethyl sulfoxide) reagent solution for use with the company’s MVS Multichannel Verification System. The solution enables users to accurately calibrate and verify DMSO dispenses. DMSO is widely used for storing and transferring small-molecule compounds during high-throughput screening campaigns.LISTED UNDER: Automated Liquid Handling Systems | Sample Preparation Supplies
Porvair Sciences has announced a new version of its MiniVap Blowdown Evaporator able to quickly and safely remove solvent from up to 48 vials in parallel.LISTED UNDER: Solvent Delivery System
Roche and Hamilton Robotics announed the introduction of a new, integrated platform enabling automated DNA sample enrichment for Roche’s 454 GS Junior sequencer.LISTED UNDER: Sequencing Systems/Equipment
Designed to enable labs to process samples simply and productively the INTEGRA VIAFLO 384 is a handheld 384-channel electronic pipette that enables precise transfer of 384 samples simultaneously. The VIAFLO 384 offers increased sample throughput as well as lower sample and reagent use without the expense of having to invest in a robotic liquid handling system.
BrandTech introduces a selection of safety coated amber bottles to be used with the company’s Dispensette and seripettor dispensers and Titrette bottletop burettes. Bottles are made of soda-lime glass with a LDPE pouring ring and polypropylene screw cap.LISTED UNDER: Labware
WHEATON offers Acura electro Pipettes, ergonomically engineered electronic pipettes designed to provide researchers with the high levels of comfort and precision. The Acura electro Pipette product line consists of three models for an extended range of sample handling performance.
VistaLab Technologies expanded the tip offering for its Ovation and MLA product lines with additional products that include a unique treatment that makes pipette tips extremely liquid repellent.
Tecan has launched a new generation of MCA 384 Disposable Tips designed to optimize the performance and reliability of the versatile MultiChannel Arm (MCA) 384 pipetting option on Freedom EVO workstations. The all new range of MCA 384 Disposable Tips has been extended to include a 15 µl tip size alongside the existing 50 µl and 125 µl sizes.