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Finding the Lyophilizer That’s Right for You

There are a number of different varieties of freeze dryers and it’s important to educate yourself on their differences to ensure you invest in the piece of equipment that best suits the needs of your lab.

Lyophilization, also known as freeze drying, is a process used for preserving biological material by removing water from the sample. Machines known as lyophilizers (also commonly referred to as freeze dryers) execute this process, freezing the material in the sample, then reducing the pressure and adding heat to extract the frozen water.  

 

Used Lab Equipment Dealers

Reputable lab equipment resellers and dealers can assist you in finding high quality, like-new equipment that falls within your budget.

It’s no secret that lab instruments represent the biggest slice of any lab’s budget. Because laboratory equipment is not only such a large investment, but is also essential to day to day laboratory operations, purchasing new lab equipment may be tempting in order to secure peace of mind.  However, for labs with tighter budgets, the possibility of saving anywhere from 50-70% on equipment can be tempting.

From Copper to Gold

Scientists in China have recently discovered a way to turn copper into gold - almost.

While you may not be able to utilize this method to make yourself wealthy overnight, scientists in China have recently discovered a way to turn copper into gold - almost.

What to Look for in a Refrigerated Centrifuge

 If you’ve determined a refrigerated centrifuge will fit your lab’s needs, here are a few things to consider before making a purchase.

Centrifuges are utilized in laboratories across the world in a multitude of scientific fields and disciplines, but at their most basic level, a centrifuge is a motor that spins to create centrifugal force to separate fluids, liquids, or gas based on density. But don’t let this simplistic explanation fool you, not all centrifuges are created equal; they come in all shapes, sizes, speeds, and configurations.

Used Biotech Equipment

Used biotech equipment is a great option for young, up-and-coming startups, or laboratories operating on tight budgets

 “Biotechnology” is typically defined as “any technology application the makes use of biological systems, living organisms and its components to create products and other technological systems with the aim of advancing the human condition.

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