Instrumentation and Lab Equipment

Articles and news related to instrumentation and laboratory-scale equipment for product and process testing.


Carbolite Merges with Gero

Carbolite GmbH, the German sales organization of the British company Carbolite Ltd., and Gero Hochtemperaturöfen GmbH & Co. KG have recently merged to form a new company: Carbolite-Gero GmbH & Co. KG.

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NSL Analytical Services Receives ISO/IEC 17025 Certification Renewal

NSL Analytical Services recently received renewed accreditation for ISO/IEC 17025.

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Glass Innovation: Watching the Structure of Glass under Pressure

Researchers at UC Davis have been able to capture and observe the atomic structure of borosilicate glass.

Glass is used in many applications that call for different properties, such as resistance to thermal shock or to chemically harsh environments.

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MICROMERITICS: Surface Characterization Analyzer

Micromeritics recently announced design improvements to the Micromeritics 3Flex, reportedly the only surface characterization analyzer currently able to analyze three samples simultaneously, each with a different adsorptive.

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Micromeritics Announces Instrument Grant Award

Micromeritics’ Instrument Grant Committee has recently selected its latest grant recipient.

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NETZSCH: Thermal Analysis Measurement System

NETZSCH recently announced the release of the STA 449 F5 Jupiter®.

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Acoustically Measuring Polycrystalline Diamond Thickness

Wafer manufacturers can use acoustic imaging to measure the thickness of PCD inserts without sectioning the wafers.

Various types of polycrystalline diamond (PCD) cutting tool inserts are made from a wafer in which tungsten carbide (WC) serves as a substrate. The PCD provides the hardness and durability that makes cutting possible, while the WC provides a strong base.

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New Product Highlights: July 2014

Don't miss these new products from our marketing partners!

Linn High Therm, a leading manufacturer of industrial and lab furnaces since 1969, presents high-quality, high-temperature furnaces for universal heat treatment applications, graphitization, sintering and vacuum brazing in a variety of applications, including the glass and ceramic industry, nuclear industry, metal industry, and more.

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MICROMERITICS: Mercury Intrusion Porosimeter

In addition to offering speed, accuracy, and a wide measurement range, mercury porosimetry permits the calculation of numerous sample properties such as pore size distributions, total pore volume, total pore surface area, median pore diameter and sample densities (bulk and skeletal). 

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McMahon Engineering Building at Alfred University Undergoing Modernization

Work is under way on a $9 million expansion/renovation project at McMahon Engineering Building on the Alfred University campus.

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Pittcon 2015

New Orleans, LA
United States

Pittcon is the world’s annual premier Conference and Exposition on laboratory science.

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International Conference on The Characterization and Control of Interfaces for High Quality


ICCCI2015 will take place July 7-10, 2015, in Kurashiki, Japan.

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Messe Munchen

CERAMITEC is the leading trade fair of its kind in the world.

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