White Papers for Laboratory Equipment and Supplies

  • Measuring moisture content is more difficult than you think.

    In theory, moisture content (MC) measurement is easy. Simply determine the amount of water in a product, and compare that to the weight of everything else in the product. In fact, it can be a difficult and complex process to obtain an accurate percentage of water in a product. Here’s why.
  • Motion Control Goes Small

    Machine designers are increasingly asked to build systems that take up less space, operate on less power, and run with higher performance. Thankfully motion controls are answering the call with new motors, new sensors, and new architectures. Read on to learn about the latest developments as...
  • Effectively Securing Cell And Gene Therapies With Closed Systems White Paper

    The cell and gene therapy (CGT) industry is growing rapidly, due to their potential to target chronic and rare diseases that previously had limited treatment options. Yet, there are many challenges to developing these innovative new therapies that cannot be addressed using traditional...
  • Contained Tablet Coating Success Story

    A customer contacted Freund-Vector asking for a requirement to coat tablets on a LDCS-Pro Hi Coater (150L batches) and needed contained loading, sampling and unloading of their tablets.
  • Worst Case Leakage Current Testing

    Leakage current testing is the measurement of electrical “leakage current” that results from powering an electrical appliance via mains or dc power. Leakage current is the unwanted or unintended flow of electrical current that presents an electrical hazard such as shock or burn.
  • Specifying Miniature Solenoid Valves for Portable Life Science Devices

    Miniature solenoid valves are critical components in portable life science equipment. Beyond the necessary long service life, medical, analytical, and point-of-care devices often require pneumatic systems with high flow rates, compact footprints, and low power consumption. Specifying solenoid...
  • The story behind Ocean Optics - How we did it!

    Ocean Optics went from a 4' x 6' humble beginning to a premier developer and supplier of the "World's First Miniature Spectrometer" Innovative engineering and equally innovative marketing are part of the "How we did it" story.
  • Analysis of Two API Products Using the Opt-Diss 410 UV FIber Optics with Multi-Component Analysis

    This white paper explains the theory behind the MCA algorithm methodology. Then, used in tandem with in-situ fiber optics, the accuracy of the technique is demonstrated by recovering the concentration of two APIs in known mixed solutions. Finally, an example is given of accurately monitoring...
  • Jord Labs GPC Method Validation

    Jordi Labs’ describes a general approach to validating a chromatographic method and provides the tools you need to create a high quality validation system in your laboratory.
  • Chemical Safety: How to Store Laboratory Chemicals and Minimize Risk

    Proper chemical storage is critical to minimizing risk in a laboratory or industrial setting. The safe storage of hazardous substances is an essential part of any environmental, health, and safety program for your lab. To minimize liability and reduce the risk of an accident occurring it is...
  • Lighting Technologies, Principle, and Measurement

    The proper measurement of light is a precise and complex science. The first step in correctly measuring light is to understand the basics: Color-Rendering Properties, Color Temperature, Light Distribution, Total Luminous Flux and Mura. This white paper provides a brief explanation of each...
  • Things to Consider When Choosing a Data Logger

    There are many factors to consider when selecting the right data logging solution for your specific needs and application. MadgeTech offers top of the line data loggers, accessories, systems and advanced data logging software. Since MadgeTech engineers and manufactures all of the data loggers...
  • Taking the Mystery Out of Moisture Analysis

    Learn how to get the most accurate results from your moisture analyzer.
  • Simplifying the Search for the Perfect Fluid Sensor

    A search on Google for "sensors" delivers 38,600,000 results. Even the more specific search for "liquid level sensors: dumps 4,520,000 results in your lap. Whether you call it information overload or the Tyranny of Choice, it adds up to a daunting task as an engineer to source the ideal sensor...
  • Antimicrobial Testing on Copper versus Copper Alloys

    Copper and copper alloys are known as metals with antimicrobial properties. Esco conducted the antimicrobial test on pure copper and some copper alloys in a microbiology laboratory. Six microorganisms were tested against one type of pure copper and seven types of copper alloy. In this study, we...
  • Rupture Test - A Quick and Easy Test to Avoid Soft Gel Capsule Failure

    When soft gel capsules rupture during production or handling, no one like it and it is messy. Even worse is if the active ingredients fail to escape the capsule, as designed, at an appropriate time (by rupture, dissolution, or melting), due to Although the FDA has yet to endorse the rupture...
  • Scented toys – analysing allergenic substances

    Relatively new on the market are scented toys. Not only do these substances smell good, but they also possess a more or less allergenic potential. Solved was this difficult task of the sample preparation without fragrance being lost.
  • The Analysis of 1,4-Dioxane for EPA Method 522 and UCMR 3

    This Application Note will demonstrate the extraction of 1,4-Dioxane from an aqueous matrix using Option 1 of EPA Method 522 for 500 mL initial volume sample. It will make use of the SmartPrep Cartridge Extraction System to produce a valid Initial Demonstration of Precision (IDP) and...