Wirsam Scientific attended the Research day at Tshwane University of Technology on the 8th of September 2017. Our experts on Microscopy and General Laboratory had a chance to engage with stuents and see some of our world class products on display.Read More
Rigaku Corporation is pleased to announce its attendance at the 20th Heart of Europe Bio-Crystallography Meeting (HEC), held in the Wojanów Palace in south-west Poland. The meeting will take place on September 28th-30th, 2017 and is organized by the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw, Poland. Rigaku Oxford Diffraction (ROD) is a sponsor of the event and is presenting its diverse lines of chemical and macromolecular cryst...Read More
Wirsam Scientific attended the VET Congress hosted by the University of Pretoria on the 7th of September 2017. Our industry experts had the opportunity to meet up with students and lecturers in the veterinary field and showcase some of our world class equipment. Read More
Wirsam Scientific hosed a RAMAN practical introductory training course from the 23rd of August 2017 to the 1st of September 2017. Delegates that attended the course were taught basic microscopy, understanding RAMAN, as well as application of RAMAN spectroscopy an carbon and non-carbon nanostructure materials. The training course was presented by Dr R Erasmus from WITS University, Prof S C Ray from UNISA, Ms C Syrett from Wirsam Scientific as well as Dr Thi...Read More
Wirsam Scientific attended the Lab and Analyzers Africa Exhibition from the 15th to the 17th of August 2017 that hosted over 500 local and international brands from the scientfic industry. We showcased some of our world class instrumentation, hosted live demo talks and spoke to thousands of people everyday.Read More
Wirsam Scientific now has a presence in Limpopo with an application chemist doing sales and training on all analytical instrumentation.
To share the good news with the mines operating on the chrome/platinum belt, Wirsam held a launch of the office in Burgersfort at Bonamanzi B&B inviting all smelters and mining laboratory personnel.
The road show was opened with a general presentation followed by live demos on equipment including XRF (bench top and h...Read More
From the 22 to the 26th of May XRF users from around South Africa and neighboring African countries gathered at the Wirsam Scientific head office in Johannesburg for an introductory course in Practical XRF Analysis.
The course was well attended and delegates had the opportunity to expand their XRF knowledge in a theoretical and practical manner. Delegates were encouraged to bring their samples for testing, a large portion of the practical was dedicated to...Read More
Scientists of the Glenn Research Center at NASA in Ohio have just acquired a TESCAN MAIA3, a scanning electron microscope (SEM) equipped with the Triglav™ ultra-high resolution (UHR) SEM column. The researchers will use the TESCAN MAIA3 microscope to analyze porous nanoscale structures of aerogels in clear detail. Aerogels are a class of lightweight materials typically made from silica and alumina with a sponge-like structure with pores of 10 to 50 n...Read More
For those of you who missed the AFSEM™ webinar on March 15, we have the recorded webinar online as a video.
Wirsam Scientific attended and sponsored the 4th International Symposium on Process Mineralogy on the 20-22 of March 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa.
We had a demonstration on the SciAps portable XRF and LIBZ equipment every day with their global business director Andrew Somers, as well as Ion Holton that represented CAMECA and provided information and guidance on the microprobes offered by CAMECA.
Other products that were represented include TESCAN scan...Read More
The measurement of hydrocarbons in water is a routine task in basically every chemical complex that somehow discharges water into a municipal sewage system or into any type of surface water body. The routine analysis, in general, should be easy to carry out and cost-effective in terms of initial and running costs. If it comes to environmentally relevant parameters such as oil-in-water concentrations in discharge water, governmental bodies play another impo...Read More
The new Olympus R1 Cell Counter is used in cell culturing and in the research field. By placing a droplet of cell sample on a special slide and inserting the slide into the machine, the Cell Counter model R1 can obtain not only a cell count but also other measurements such as cell size and the proportion of live and dead cells.
Various types of cells, including iPS and other stem cells, are grown in continuous cultures and harvested for use in a variety o...Read More