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Sunday, January 26, 2014

The IKA RT5 IKAMAG Multistation Magnetic Hotplate Stirrer is a simultaneously operating 5 place stirrer. This high-performance stirrer offers extremely consistent heating distribution, which is necessary for experiments that are performed in a series.

Product Specifications

The IKAMAG, which comes with a two year warranty, has five different stirring positions. Additionally, the device has a heating temperature range from room temperature to 120 degrees Celsius. In terms of heat control and speed control, Ika’s IKAMAG Magnetic Hotplate Stirrer is built on a scale, from 1 to 10.

A motor provides power to the magnetic stirrer. This motor has an input rating of 7.2 watts, and an output rating of 1.8 watts. The motor’s speed ranges from 0 RPMs to 1100 RPMs.

This magnetic laboratory device also comes with a set-up plate, which is constructed of silicone, and has dimensions of 120 millimeters by 450 millimeters. When the stirrer and set-up device are combined, though, the IKAMAG is slightly bigger, measuring 138 millimeters by 65 millimeters by 552 millimeters. The magnetic stirrer weighs 3 kilograms.

Accessories

IKA has designed a number of accessories for the IKAMAG Multistation Magnetic Hotplate Stirrer. These include: magnetic stirring bars, magnetic stirring sticks, base plates for the stirrer, and vials and flasks in a number of different sizes.

One of the most popular accessory flasks is the IKA H 135.4 Reaction Block for 100ml Flask. The flask is unique because it allows syntheses to be carried out if the experiment’s temperature is between room temperature and 180 degrees Celsius. Other features of this Reaction Block Flask include the ability to allow for uniform mixing, PTFE coating, and exchangeable inserts. The PTFE coating protects a mixture from burning. The flask, like the other accessory flasks available from IKA, can be adapted to a number of different uses.

Summary

The IKA RT5 IKAMAG Multistation Magnetic Hotplate Stirrer’s product number is 2930301. It is a versatile and high quality product that is suitable for any lab with such a need. 


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Friday, January 24, 2014


Historically, hot plates were powered by electricity or steam. A hot plate is typically used in a confined space as replacement option for an oven range or cooktop stove. In the world of chemistry, hot plates have become popular as heating agents because of their small size and efficiency. Generally speaking, hot plates are used to transfer heat in places, or under circumstances, where using a larger heating appliance would not be practical, or possible.

In the last couple of years, hot plate manufacturers have experimented with magnetic technology in the making of their hot plates. One of the leading companies in the chemistry hotplate world, IKA, recently released the IKA IKAMAG RCT Basic Aluminum Magnetic Hotplate Stirrer, which features magnetic heating technology.

This magnetic hotplate stirrer was designed to help synthesize mixtures up to 180 degrees Celsius. This is helpful for a wide range of laboratory substances, including: pharmaceuticals, dyes, plastics, perfumes and colognes, curd soaps, various natural materials, catalysts, different types of plastics, and pesticides, like cyclopentadiene.

Additionally, the device is useful for the synthesis of benzoic acid, evaporating solid materials, crystallizing procedures, and distillations. For more specialized tasks, the IKA Magnetic Hotplate stirrer is also great for synthesizing biodiesel products and generating Grignard reactions.

Synthesis Package 2

IKA’s patented Synthesis Package 2 allows for the optimization of heat transfer up to 180 degrees Celsius. Just like more conventional hot plates, the magnetic construction of the IKA enables the scientist to transfer the heat directly onto the laboratory flask.

Another benefit of magnetic hotplates is that they mix materials uniformly. The IKA accomplishes this by not allowing interference near the magnetic plate because of the aluminum blocks that the company used to construct the hotplate. IKA also coated the IKAMAG in PTFE, which prevents burning, and, as a consequence, creates a safer device that works well as a training tool for inexperienced chemists.

8039701

The IKA IKAMAG RCT Basic Aluminum Magnetic Hotplate Stirrer has a product number of 8039701. IKA sells different sizes of reaction blocks. These different-sized blocks are needed for conducting different types of chemistry. IKA has hit its mark. This, like the rest of their product line, is quality waiting to be discovered.


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Wednesday, January 22, 2014



The Brymill Cry-AcTracker Liquid Nitrogen System w/Digital Temp.Sensor is manufactured by Brymill Cryogenic Systems, a leader in cryogenics products and services. The B-900 is special because it uses a digital temperature sensor to measure the temperature of skin when spraying nitrogen for cryogenics purposes. This nitrogen is delivered via Brymill’s patented Cry-Ac system.

The medical device also uses an infrared light sensor to more effectively track the freezing of the skin. The sensor works by using a colored–lights system to indicate how quickly skin temperature is decreasing, as well as when the desired freeze temperature has been reached.

What sets the B-900 apart, though, is that the aforementioned infrared sensor consistently allows the user to reach their desired skin temperature and freeze times, meaning companies can work more quickly and efficiently while freezing. Additionally, the combination of the sensor and the Cry-Ac spray system improves the accuracy of cryogenic procedures, which saves the company and client considerable sums of money.

Packaging and Warranty

Along with the Cry-AcTracker Liquid Nitrogen System, Brymill sends 2 double-AA batteries, a rugged aluminum carry case, apertures, needle spray, an operators manual, and an instructional DVD.

The cryogenics equipment has a six month limited warranty. The warranty does not cover abuse, neglect, or mishandling of the Cry-Ac.

Other Accessories

Besides the accessories mentioned above, Brymill sells a number of cryogenics-related products. These include: the liquid nitrogen storage tanks, replacement filters, spray extensions, lock adapters, and temperature-resistant gloves.

These temperature-resistant gloves are called the Tempshield Cryo-Gloves for Cryogenic Protection. The gloves, which are constructed of state-of-the-art thermal fabrics, have a flexible, multilayer design that allows cryogenics professionals a free range of motion during procedures. Additionally, the Tempshield gloves are resistant to water, are extremely lightweight, and have a breathable interior.

As with any Brymill products, the Cry-AcTracker is a superior piece of equipment.


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Sunday, January 19, 2014

When the need to clean sensitive or fragile objects arises there is no better choice than a professional ultrasonic cleaner. Traditional methods use abrasive scrubbing or damaging chemicals. This can harm the surface you are attempting to clean, especially if you’re working with delicate items. Cleaners such as the Branson M1800 0.5 Gal. Benchtop Ultrasonic Cleaner w/60 Minute Mechanical Timer, utilize a cleaning solution agitated by ultrasonic frequencies. By gently vibrating particulate matter off of objects, they are left with an unparalleled clean surface. In many cases an ultrasonic cleaner is the only way to reach deposits that may be hidden in deep grooves or pits like those found in jewelry.

Ultrasonic cleaners are not only used by jewelers. Many other fields have recognized their many benefits. Optics manufacturers use cleaners like Branson’s M1800 series to ensure their lenses are spotless. This is very important as even the smallest blemish can make a huge impact. Dentists and surgeons use ultrasonic waves to cleanse their precision instruments. Many other items are also cleaned by ultrasonic cleaners such as coins, fountain pens, firearms, musical instruments and more. Some professional cleaners have additional options that help them perform even better.

Branson's CPX-952-116R utilizes sweeping frequencies eliminating standing waves. Standing waves are a lot like playing jump rope with a couple of friends. The person in the middle moves a great deal while those on the end stand pretty still. By sweeping frequencies these null points move, ensuring everything is meticulously cleaned. This particular model uses frequencies at about 40KHz. The average person can only hear frequencies up to 20 KHz, putting the CPX-952-116R well beyond the human hearing limit. This allows for much quieter operation while it powerfully cleans items.

The Branson M1800 0.5 Gal. Benchtop Ultrasonic Cleaner w/60 Minute Mechanical Timer also shows thorough thought in its design, as is evident by their control location. By elevating the controls, splash-off from depositing items does not accumulate on the control surfaces. Intricacies in design such as this are indications of well-engineered and professional equipment. Equipment that is likely to last and outperform the competition for years to come.



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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Those who are interested in getting a great test tube rocker that will keep their tubes safe and is easy to use should try the Ample Scientific 15 test tube rocker. It provides gentle movements that will ensure that the contents of the test tube are mixed uniformly and completely. This also offers easy access to the test tubes and it allows them to be taken in and out without having to actually turn off the rocker. This makes it a convenient and easy way to get this work done.

This is a high quality test tube rocker that has great rubber cushions that will keep the test tubes safe, and the test tubes won't slip around in it either. The TR16 also is operates very quietly, so it won't be annoying while other tasks are being performed. It is steady, and it will get the job done efficiently. It has a great capacity, as it is able to hold up to 15 tubes. It is easy to use, and it has all of the best features that allow it to get the job done the right way. This allows for the mixing of many tubes as one time, and it is easy to switch the tubes while the rocker is still in use.

With the Ample Scientific 15 test tube rocker there is a one year warranty, which provides protection for those who want to get this great product. Don't worry about anything, just use this to get the contents mixed. It runs at a steady speed of 24 rpm, and it is gentle enough that it will mix things at a good pace. Don't worry about breaking any tubes, or having to turn off the rocker in order to exchange tubes. This is a durable rocker, and it will thoroughly mix quietly and at a steady pace. The quality design will meet or exceed any need.



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Sunday, January 12, 2014

Centrifuges are necessary for a variety of professionals and are commonly used in laboratories, medical facilities and other industries to separate suspended material from the mediums that they are mixed with. The way that centrifuges do this is by spinning the tubes at a high rate of speed around a fixed, central point. This generates a centrifugal force that forces the denser material in the tubes against the walls of the tubes, separating it from the solution. An example of a practical usage of these is when they are used to separate plasma from blood samples.

The Ample Scientific Champion Variable Speed Digital Large Capacity Centrifuge w/Swing Rotor 5000 RPM L-50 is a centrifuge that is multi-function and can be used for test tubes with capacities from 500 ml to 7 ml. Its swing rotor has space enough for four test tubes, but there are four more swing rotors that are optional for this centrifuge. It also features a ventilation system that is a vortex and keeps the centrifuge chamber cool so that it protects the samples.

This particular centrifuge also features an LED display that is large and easy to read. It shows everything from the speed, time left, rotor installed, open and close status of the lid and "in operation" or "not in operation" status of the centrifuge. This centrifuge is relatively quiet when it’s in use. It operates quieter than 70dB when it is at its maximum speed setting. The lid on the centrifuge is programmed to automatically unlock when the rotor comes to a complete stop, and it’s safe to open the lid. The safety lock feature on the machine prevents it from being opened while it’s in operation. It also features a timer that can be set for up to 120 minutes.

It is important for a centrifuge to have a large suction as well, which this one does to offer stability and smoothness throughout its operation. Additionally, it features a self-protection mechanism that prevents it from over-heating. This centrifuge is perfect for separating the materials within a test tube so that they can be analyzed and is an ideal solution for any laboratory in need of a centrifuge. 


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Saturday, January 4, 2014

The Ample Scientific CM401D Nexcope Achromatic 4X10X100X Semi-Plan 40X Objectives Advanced Educational Digital Microscope With Built In 1.3 mp CMOS Camera CM401D is a high-powered digital microscope that is ideal for a variety of applications. The main difference between digital microscopes and other types of microscopes is that they utilize digital technology rather than optics and charge-coupled devices. This digital microscope has its own built-in LED light source and projects the image on a monitor rather than viewing it through an optical eyepiece.

This digital microscope is also easy to set-up. You simply connect it to your computer with the provided USB cable. It also comes with the software that you need to install on your computer for your computer to recognize the device. Additionally, this microscope allows you to observe specimen from both eye pieces and from the live-feed simultaneously. Compatible with Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7, the image processing software is user-friendly. This digital microscope is designed to provide dependability for years to come, making it well worth the investment.

One advantageous feature about this product is that it comes with a warranty. The manufacturer strongly advises customers to register their microscopes either with the provided registration cards that come with the purchase of their microscope or online through their website. With a registered microscope, customers receive a warranty that will repair or replace their microscope in the event that any of its parts are defective because of improper materials or workmanship. The warranty doesn’t cover any damage that occurs to the microscope because of improper usage by the operator or any damage that occurred as a result of operator errors.

Studying specimens has never been easier than with the Ample Scientific CM401D Nexcope Achromatic 4X10X100X Semi-Plan 40X Objectives Advanced Educational Digital Microscope With Built In 1.3 mp CMOS Camera CM401D. By magnifying samples and projecting them onto a monitor, this microscope makes it so that samples are easier to see so that you can view them with more clarity, or share them with a colleague more easily. The ideal tool for any research or educational study, this digital microscope offers outstanding service and features. 



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Thursday, January 2, 2014


At long last, the next wave in electrocardiography is finally here. The Biocare 3 Channel Electrocardiograph (ECG) with a high brightness LCD screen is here. This model proves its worth as a medical device by utilizing a 5.7" full LCD screen with adjustable contrast, a LAN port to make data processing even easier, and an optional SD card slot to make compatibility issues a thing of the past.

The high brightness screen and quality printouts of the ECG machine makes reading wave forms a simple task. While printouts are great for confirming measurements, they can consume a lot of power, which is why the economy mode is great for helping to save on printing costs. The ECG machine also provides users with a 1 year manufacturers warranty so that you're guaranteed a working product.

The form factor of this machine also contributes to its functionality. The shuttle design allows the ECG machine to be unobtrusive in most medical environments, while the silicon buttons resist wearing and are easy to manipulate. The product comes with electrodes for attaching to patients' chest and limbs, a ground wire, a European standard power supply, a battery, and a 12 lead banana plug ECG cable. All of this ensures the ECG machine is ready to go out of the box, without having to purchase any additional accessories before use.

The data processing makes sure the most accurate data available is produced for your patients. A LAN port means transmission is extremely quick, while the option for an SD port allows compatibility for data transfer with any current laptop or desktop computer.

All of these features come together in this cutting edge medical technology that will revolutionize your office's ECG capabilities. By purchasing the Biocare 3 Channel ECG today, you are ensuring your patients a brighter tomorrow.



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