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The team at SANBAS First Line in Pretoria with a Hettich large volume centrifuge used for separating blood into its components. Through separation, each unit is capable of saving three lives.

From donor to patient: centrifuge recharge with blood for the nation

According to SANBS (SA National Blood Services) only around 1% of South Africans are active blood donors, and following recent media reports the nation’s blood supply touches on dangerously low levels versus the demand. This race to save lives is two-fold. Blood is also alive with living cells, and the processing thereof must take place […]

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Metrohm NIRS is a textbook example of process analytical technology

Exploring the inner workings of tablets

Drug analysis needs to be cost effective without compromising on accuracy. This is an important principle for both routine quality control and the identification of potentially harmful counterfeit medicines. Near-infrared spectroscopy, or NIRS for short, is a useful part of the pharmaceutical analysis toolbox – and a winning choice thanks to the minimal time and […]

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The Duke of Gloucester visited the factory to mark the company’s 20th Anniversary.

Peak Scientific welcomes royal visitor

Peak Scientific, a global leader in gas generators for laboratories, welcomed His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester to their manufacturing headquarters in Inchinnan, Scotland. His Royal Highness visited the factory to mark the company’s 20th Anniversary. The Duke toured the factory where Peak manufactures its laboratory gas generators and met with the workforce to […]

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