Rheology Sales Specialist for Anton Paar Southern Africa

Anton Paar Southern Africa recenlty added  Jocelyne Browne to their Johannesburg head office sales team.  Jocelyne comes onboard as their Rheology Sales Specialist. She attended the University of Pretoria  where she gained her Honors in Applied Chemistry and specialised in polymers.  Jocelyne’s previous hands on experience and managerial role in the lab is sure to […]

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Total Laboratory Technology

TLT has been servicing Laboratories and water treatment plants in the East London and surrounding areas for the past 16, going on 17 years.  TLT supplies a wide range of equipment from standard Laboratory equipment and consumables to the well know water quality test equipment and consumables from HACH   We have assisted the Amathole […]

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Shimadzu extended warranty commitment

Shimadzu South Africa is proud to offer together with most of its analytical range of system a new 2 and 4 year extended Warranty for only 1% of the purchase price of the system. This extends the normal Shimadzu factory Warranty of 1 year “normally offered as with any other supplier of analytical systems” to […]

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SANAS works with government to re-industrialise South Africa

Seeks greater conformity assessment in Africa to help boost trade The South African National Accreditation System (SANAS), says there is need for skills development in light of the increased need for specialised conformity assessment to help South Africa re-industrialise.   “Attaining South Africa’s desire to boost the economy and add jobs through manufacturing and exports […]

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Safety first for Vesuvius R and D furnaces

Simulating conditions for material specifications in refractory samples is vital at the Vesuvius Olifantsfontein fully-fledged R&D laboratory in Gauteng.  This lab is in the process of replacing some high temperature furnaces that have reached the end of their useful lifespan with state-of-the art technology from Carbolite.  Vesuvius is a world leader in the design, engineering, […]

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All new digital magnifier for portable inspection

Measure where you want and when you want.   CamZ from Vision Engineering is for portable magnification inspection and documentation.  Suitable for production environments, and ideal for inspection of immobile objects,  it provides up to 14x magnification, stores up to 100 images, and has grids and cursors for X and Y dimensioning.   CamZ is […]

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Perkin Elmer establishes new direct operations in Southern Africa to expand its presence & business in the fast developing region

PerkinElmer, Inc., a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment, announced today that it has opened direct operations in Midrand, South Africa. The new PerkinElmer Southern African headquarters will support the Company’s business across all Southern African countries in the following key markets: academia, mining and mineral testing, […]

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Analytical Solutions proud to be the new agents for Schott Instruments

SCHOTT Instruments GmbH recently appointed Analytical Solutions to represent their products in Southern Africa. Schott Instruments, now known as SI Analytics, manufactures electrodes and electrochemical measuring instruments. It offers pH meters, titrators, Karl Fischer apparatus, conductivity meters, portable meters for on-site applications, spectrophotometers, electrodes and viscosity measurement systems. They have also developed a range of […]

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Improved water supply through mobile technology

Rural communities across Africa may soon benefit from improved water supplies thanks to mobile phone technology.

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BMW South Africa – Anton Paar Stabinger viscometer – SVM 3000

BMW South Africa has moved from operating as a completely “knocked down” production facility to being a world-class manufacturer and importer of fully built-up luxury motor cars. In 1927 the first BMW-powered mode of transport reached South Africa when a Dornier-Mercury aeroplane landed in Cape Town. 2010 brought with it even greater possibilities, the BMW […]

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Microsep acquires Natsep

Microsep is pleased to announce that after a very successful seven month collaboration period, it has acquired the entire business of National Separations (Pty) Ltd (Natsep). Natsep is the local distributor of Albet, Amazon and Sartorius Stedim Bioprocess products in Southern Africa. “This acquisition is seen as an important step aimed at maintaining Microsep’s prominent […]

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Launch of Julabo’s Presto – world record holder in thermodynamic power

Set to speed up temperature control 30 times faster, the new Julabo Presto was recently launched at Labotec’s head offices in South Africa. Christian Walker from Julabo, Germany presented to delegates this entirely new generation of highly dynamic temperature control systems. Presto holds the world record in thermodynamic power as is designed for precise temperature […]

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New staff at Instrulab

Air & Vacuum Technologies is pleased to announce the appointment of some new staff to the Instrulab sales division. Clinton John – has been appointed new Instrulab sales representative for all areas south of Midrand. Greg Wade is the Instrulab National Sales Manager. Odette De Bettencourt comes in as the new Instrulab sales representative for […]

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Electra Mining Africa 2012

Electra Mining Africa 2012 came to a close on Friday, 14 September. Specialised Exhibitions recorded the number of visitors at 38 296 over the five days of the show, significantly up from the 34 836 figure of 2010. Many of the companies that exhibited this year have expressed a definite interest in being back at […]

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One million billion billion billion billion billion billion: The number of new drugs awaiting discovery

A new voyage into “chemical space” – occupied not by stars and planets but substances that could become useful in everyday life – has concluded that scientists have synthesized barely one tenth of 1 percent of the potential medicines that could be made. The report, in the journal ACS Chemical Neuroscience, estimates that the actual […]

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Winners of the Carl Zeiss Nano Image Contest Now Chosen (Gewinner des Carl Zeiss Nano Image Contest stehen fest)

Winners of the Carl Zeiss Nano image contest now chosen

After an exciting finish the winners of the first Carl Zeiss Nano Image Contest have now been selected. The winners of the four categories will each receive a pair of cinemizer Plus video glasses from Carl Zeiss.

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When it comes to calibration of your equipment, make sure you get what is best

Calibration of equipment has become a critical part in risk management within production, construction, R&D and even your local food chain stores. Calibration ensures that the equipment is within specification and parameters. Calibration is one area where risk management is needed to reduce liability and expenses associated with defective products, scrap and potential harm to […]

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