Laboratory layout, design, and modularity will have a significant impact on lab processes, efficiencies, and communications. A great design will continually support Lean processes in areas including workflow, visual management, organisational excellence, and OH&S whereas a poor laboratory design can … Continue reading Key Considerations in Designing an Efficient Laboratory
Do you ever get confused with the terms “TC” or “TD”? A pipette is either calibrated to “TC” or “TD” and abbreviations are normally printed on the side or bulb of the pipette. TC or TD abbreviated for “to contain” … Continue reading What is the difference between TD and TC Pipettes?
When you’re faced with the challenge of purchasing a corrosive cabinet, the first question that is likely to spring to your mind is: Do I purchase a plastic cabinet or a metal cabinet? This decision can come down to some … Continue reading Plastic Vs Steel Corrosive Cabinets
A great laboratory technician is often key to success to great laboratory management. Irrespective of the type of laboratory environment, great technicians adapt and take on a few common habits that facilitate laboratory based scientific investigations in the best way … Continue reading 8 Habits of Great Laboratory Technicians
Billed as an all-in-one STEM lab, the handheld Labdisc Gensci by Globisens is a useful tool to measure and record data for a wide range of experiments. The device resembles a large hockey puck with an outer ring that rotates … Continue reading A Puck-like Data-logging Device for STEM Learning has Maker Potential!
Selecting and buying the right fridge or freezer for your laboratory is an important aspect in modern lab management. You might think it’s as simple as choosing the fridge that looks good and can hold all the samples, but believe … Continue reading Key Considerations when Buying a Laboratory Fridge or Freezer
SAHMRI South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute has nine research modules and can house up to 700 researchers. With a purpose to cultivate innovation and improvements in health services. The building form is expressed by its distinctive triangulated … Continue reading Awesome Laboratory Designs in Australia
Many a customer has phoned into Westlab and asked about Silver Nitrate stain removal. In this article we may not have your exact answer but would like to give you some ideas on some methods that can work depending on … Continue reading How to Manage and Prevent Silver Nitrate Stains in Your Laboratory
Liquids are difficult to measure with the naked eye due to surface tensions causing a meniscus to form on the circumference of the measuring object. In this article, you will learn what a meniscus is, why it forms and how … Continue reading How to Read a Meniscus in Chemistry
Filtration is the mechanical -physical operation which is used for the separation of solids from fluids by interposing a porous media through which only the fluid can pass. Oversize solids in the fluid are retained on the surface as well … Continue reading Difference in Quantitative and Qualitative Filter Papers