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Lab-Talk Podcast - Episode 1 - Part 1

🎙️ Lab-Talk 🎙️ Episode One - Part One

Have you ever wondered about the origin of the kilogram? How was the initial prototype of the kilogram adopted? What defines the kilogram, and what does time have to do with it?

Discover the answers to these questions in the first part of Episode One and unravel many more mysteries throughout this week. We present to you the first-of-its-kind podcast in Arabic, dedicated to laborat... read more


Welcoming the new Shimdazu Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer AA-7800

Infinite Possibilities

The Shimadzu Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer AA -7800 Series is versatile enough for a variety of analytical applications (Any Application), safe and easy to use even for beginners (Any User), and offers continuous analysis using autosamplers and remote data analysis via network connections to increase the flexibility of the analysis operator's work style (Any Location).


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Introducing the **NEW** High-Performance Liquid Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer LCMS-2050


- Seamless integration with LC by design
- Superior detection for added confidence
- Streamlined operation for cost efficiency

The LCMS-2050 single quadrupole mass spectrometer combines the user-friendliness of an LC detector with the excellent performance of MS to provide a complete package of easy to use high-level performance and co... read more


Shimadzu releases the new MALDI-8030 MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometer

What is MALDI?

MALDI is the abbreviation for "Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization." The sample for MALDI is uniformly mixed in a large quantity of matrix. The matrix absorbs the ultraviolet light (nitrogen laser light, wavelength 337 nm) and converts it to heat energy. A small part of the matrix (down to 100 nm from the top outer surface of the Analyte in the... read more


Shimadzu introduces the NEW UHPLC system, Nexera XS inert

The potential adsorption of an analyte onto wetted surfaces of UHPLC instruments poses some critical challenges when analyzing biomolecules. While elevated pressure tolerance is required to achieve optimal chromatographic separation when using small particle size columns the inertness of the wetted surfaces is also of the utmost importance, as is resistance to corrosion due to the use of mobile phases with high salt concentrations and ext... read more


Look deeper with the **NEW** Nikon AX R MP Multiphoton Microscope System

Nikon’s multiphoton confocal microscopes, which clearly visualize minute structures deep within living organisms, have evolved even further. In a single scan, the AX R MP can capture dynamics that span a wide area with superior spatial and temporal resolution.

In addition, the space available for samples has been greatly expanded to provide the flexibility to observe biol... read more


Introducing the New BioCapt Single-Use 100 LPM from PMS

Introducing the New BioCapt Single-Use 100 LPM for Active Air Microbial Sampling from Particle Measuring Systems

​This flexible new single-use option expands the range of uses that the microbial impaction plates can be used for with exceptional features of lightweight microbial impactor designed to be used with an active air source in both portable and remote monitoring setting... read more


Binder goes green!

BINDER’s new environmentally-friendly unit KBF-S ECO specializes in precise stability tests under climate conditions that are kept constant for an extended period of time. It is ideal for long-term testing and accelerated testing of pharmaceutical products according to the ICH Guideline Q1A, and it regulates a humidity range from 10% RH to 80 % RH and a temperature range from 5°... read more


Shimadzu releases the new EDX-7200 Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer

The EDX-7200 is a flagship model of the EDX series in pursuit of high sensitivity, high speed and high precision. This model supports new regulations and directives for consumer and environmental compliance, such as RoHS/ELV, REACH, and TSCA with full exclusive screening analysis kits.

Supports Various Applications in Many Fields

1. Electrical/electronic materials

- RoHS and halogen screening... read more


Bioquell releases the new Bioquell BQ-50 Hydrogen Peroxide Vapor Generator

The new Bioquell BQ-50 is a mobile and robust hydrogen peroxide vapor generator. It can be used hospital-wide for the elimination organisms from exposed surfaces with automated and proven results that can provide assistance in infection control plans with Bioquell Hydrogen Peroxide Sterilant (EPA Reg. No. 72372-1-86703). The new system is ideal for outbreak response, patient rooms, opera... read more


Nikon announces the new upright microscope Eclipse Ci-L plus

The new Eclipse Ci-L plus from Nikon Instruments is equipped with Light Intensity Management (LIM) function and LCD which is designed for ease-of-use as well as the health and working styles of people working in research.

With greater comfort and usability, the Ci series brings revolutionary changes to microscopy observation.

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Pharma Test Announces the NEW Improved PT-DDS4 Media Preparation and Degassing System

The new improved PT-DDS4 features a new tank design with a sloped bottom instead of a flat one to simplify the emptying of the device for cleaning without leaving any remaining liquid in the tank. The pipe outlet is now longer and curved for the same reason as well. The new tank still has the ability to hold enough medium for at least two 12-position dissolution testing systems. The new system now also includes more sturdy and bigger whee... read more


PMS announces the new Airborne Particle Counter Lasair Pro

PMS Particle Measuring Systems is happy to announce the release of their new Airborne Particle Counter Lasair® Pro Leveraging the engineering of its flagship Lasair III particle counters, this newest addition to the PMS fleet supports a variety of applications including clean area monitoring (portable and remote) and classification while meeting international cleanroom certification... read more


PMS Next Generation Remote Particle Counter IsoAir Pro-Plus

Particle Measuring Systems introduces the next generation of remote particle counters in contamination control strategy, IsoAir Pro-Plus is a fixed environmental monitoring instrument designed for multiple option flexibility and minimal downtime.
The robust 316L stainless steel enclosure is liquid resistant with NEMA 4X and IP65 ratings. The quick release mounting bracket stores e... read more


The Microplastic Solution for a Better Life by HORIBA

Microplastics are toxic tiny plastic particles smaller than 5 mm. HORIBA provides a very efficient tool for environmental microplastic characterization.
the ParticleFinderTM offers the possibility to accurately analyze the morphological features of all micro-particles (shape, size, density), coupling it with powerful Raman capabilities for chemical identification.

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NEW HandiLaz Mini II Handheld Particle Counter from Particle Measuring Systems

The HandiLaz®Mini II Handheld Particle Counter from Particle Measuring Systems is ergonomically designed to fit in your hand. Dependable and Rugged, the very light weight Mini II provides tremendous value for cost-conscious users who want a reliable, easy-to-use, handheld particle counter.

With a complete set of features, the HandiLaz® Mini II handheld Particle... read more


NEW PTG-S5 Automated Powder Flow Analyzer from Pharma Test

The PTG-S5 from Pharma Test automated powder flow analyzer is designed for the measurement of the flow behavior of powders and granules in compliance with the EP <2.9.36>, EP <2.9.16>, USP <1174> Pharmacopoeia and ISO 4324 standards. This instrument determines the powder flow time, the powder cone angle of the collected powder mound, the volume, the density and the weig... read more


NEW MiniCapt Microbial Air Sampler with a new AntiBacterial housing from PMS

The MiniCapt Mobile Microbial Air Sampler with a new antibacterial housing from Particle Measuring Systems controls the latest technologies in antimicrobial design and material science to help avoid the introduction of bacterial contamination created throughout monitoring activities. The vigorous antibacterial enclosure is effortlessly disinfected and designed to eliminate sites for bact... read more


InVision Smart Scale from Mettler Toledo

The InVision Smart Scale from Mettler Toledo provides error-free operation and easy handling in packing and picking applications with the smart algorithms of the scale, combining weighing with visual recognition and picture capture. The smart scale directly connects to production and ERP systems for full data visibility and visual proof of successful order fulfillment.

Thanks t... read more


Thermomechanical Analysis (TMA) from Mettler Toledo

Thermomechanical analysis (TMA) is used to measure dimensional changes of a material as a function of temperature. Thermal expansion and effects such as crystallization, softening, and solid-solid transitions determine the potential applications of a material and deliver important information about its composition. Viscoelastic behavior can be studied by varying the applied force (DLTMA mode). The TMA/SDTA 2+ incorporates Swiss precision... read more


HygroLab from Rotronic- High-End Laboratory Analyzer for Water Activity Measurements

HygroLab from ROTRONIC is the out latest high-end laboratory analyzer for water activity measurements with up to four measurement probe inputs. It allows asynchronous or simultaneous measurement with the tried-and-tested AW Quick function for pharmaceutical products, tobacco, coffee, cosmetics, food and many more. Innovative and stand-alone user interface The up-to-date interface of the HygroLab promises simple and clear handling of the a... read more


Parameter Generation & Control PGC develops new freezer/cooler dual-room stability chamber

Innovative System Maintains ICH specs of Two Rooms with Single Conditioner

This innovative system controls two stability rooms — the first one set at -20°C and the second at 5°C — with a single energy-efficient conditioner which maintains International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH) specifications for both rooms, even during a defrost cycle. The new system represents a marked technological advancement over... read more


Particle Measuring Systems PMS releases The New IsoAir Pro-E Remote Particle Counter

A compact, VHP resistant remote particle counter…

The IsoAir® Pro-E Remote Particle Counter is an effective piece of a Contamination Control Strategy using the latest technologies to streamline cleanroom monitoring while meeting global regulations including EU GMP Annex 1, ISO 14644-2, and part of a 21CFR Part 11 solution. This remote particle counter has all the features you need for reliable particle monitoring in y... read more


The New 14+2 Station Dissolution Testing Instrument PTWS 1420

The PTWS 1420 from Pharma Test is a 14+2-position, “dual drive” compact tablet dissolution testing instrument for solid dosage forms as described in USP chapter (711/724) and BP, DAB as well as to Japanese Pharmacopeia section 15 and EP section (2.9.3/4). PTWS 1420 comes with 14 testing-positions with two extra standard-size vessels for media refilling and reference standard... read more


TESCAN Streamline SEM Sample Navigation with new ONCam

Scanning Electron Microscopes or SEMs are very sophisticated instruments which are used to characterize materials at the sub-micron levels. TESCAN’s latest innovation, Optical Navigation and Correlation Camera (ONCam) remains their mission of increasing user-friendliness.

ONCam uses a 14 MP Basler AG camera built directly to the chamber to provide a photo-realistic image... read more


Fully Automated 4-in-1 Tablet Testing Instrument, WHT 4 from Pharma Test

Test diameter/length, weight, thickness/height, and hardness of normal, unusual shaped tablets (caplets, oblongs, etc.) fully automatically as well as solid samples. The WHT 4 from PHARMA TEST is used for the fully automated testing of single tablet critical parameters including weight, thickness, diameter and the tablet hardness (in compliance to the European and German Pharmacopoeia fo... read more


TESCAN launches new products

TESCAN continues developing a suite of high standard imaging, modification and microanalytical instruments for the scientific community. As pioneers of the integrated ToF-SIMS, Xe plasma FIB-SEM and the Raman Integrated Scanning Electron microscope. With more than 3000 installations worldwide, TESCAN instruments can be found globally from central analytical facilities at the cutting edge of science to industrial laboratories performing ou... read more


New TESCAN S9000

The Ultimate resolution and excellent performance at low beam energies for nanocharacterization...

The TESCAN S9000 is a powerful analytical tool for ultimate surface characterization of nanomaterials and sample microcharacterization. The TESCAN S9000 features the Triglav™ S... read more


The kilogram has been redefined...

What Happenned?

Scientists from around the world met at the General Conference on Weights and Measures in Versailles, France, and voted to change the difinition of a kilogram, tying it to a universal constant in nature. The change is expected to go into effect on May 20th, 2019.

One important reason for the change is that Big K is not constant. It has lost around 50 Micrograms (about the mass of a... read more