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17 Apr2018

Scanning multi-element process coatings analyzer by EDXRF

The new Rigaku NEX LS Scanning Multi-element Process Coatings Analyzer. Featuring advanced third generation energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) technology, the NEX LS analyzer represents the next evolution of scanning multi-element process coatings analyzers for web or coil applications. The measuring head, mounted on a rigid beam is equipped with a linear traversing mechanism ensuring constant head-to-surface distance.  Read More
17 Apr2018

On-line, real-time analysis by Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (EDXRF)

For on-line elemental analysis, the ART division offers the Rigaku NEX OL process elemental analyzer. The NEX OL enables real-time process elemental analysis for liquid stream applications. It is also designed to service web and coil applications, with the ability to analyze multi-element composition and/or coating thickness. Read More
27 Mar2018

HORIBA’s Duetta wins gold in the prestigious Pittcon

HORIBA Scientific, global leader in fluorescence instrumentation and solutions, is proud to announce that its new Duetta two-in-one fluorescence and absorbance spectrometer won the Gold Pittcon Today Excellence Award in the ‘over $100 million sales’ category. Judges are comprised of thought leaders from industry, academia and the media, and determine winning products based, not only on its creativity, but its expected impact on the marketplac...Read More
26 Mar2018

CV Measurements in the Animal Feed Industry with CAL3K

Many institutions are doing research and development on animal feed. These institutions include: Animal and Dairy Research Department of Agriculture Universities Private Industries   The aim is to improve the nutritional value of the feed. Part of the research involves the calorific value of the feed, which is the same as the energy content of that feed. The CAL3K "dry" static jacket isothermal calorimeter is used to determine the calorific...Read More
23 Mar2018

Wirsam Scientific installed a Turn Key laboratory for a coal mine

Typical commodities like Coal, Gold and Ferrochrome in laboratories can be designed and build for placement in remote destinations.  Wirsam scientific provides mobile container laboratories to provide a fully operational office environment that includes a kitchen, bathroom, desk space and air-conditioning. Wirsam scientific has recently installed three mobile container coal laboratories for a coal mine which will enable the laboratory technicians and...Read More
09 Mar2018

KATANAX Fusion workshop

Wirsam scientific hosted a KATANAX Fusion workshop on the 9th of March 2018. It was a fun filled morning with theoretical and practical sessions presented by Jean-Francois Nolin from KATANAX in Canada. Read More
09 Mar2018

XS Dealer workshop

Wirsam Scientific hosted a dealer workshop on the 9th of March 2018, presented by Matteo Borellini form Giorgio Bormac in Italy. Our dealers were provided with information on the new meter range provided by Georgio Boremac which included pH, conductivity and so much more!Read More
08 Mar2018

Wirsam Scientific attended the Undercover Farming Expo

Wirsam Scientific attended the Undercover Farming expo that was held on the 7th and 8th of March 2018 at the CSIR Convention centre in Pretoria. We had a change to showcase of world class instrumentation that can assist the argriculture farmers in analysing their plants and soil to provide a better quality product for end users. Read More
05 Mar2018

New type of field-emission electron gun by TESCAN

The field-emission electron gun module V3 is mounted on all microscopes of S8000 series, Triglav column (MAIA/GAIA/XEIA model 2016) and will be also used in other FE-SEMs of Generation 4. The electron gun module enables: • High currents up to 400 nA. • Fast changes of acceleration voltage, for example, 10 times faster from 1 kV to 30 kV. • More precise mechanical beam centering, for example, the values of gun electrical centering vary 30 tim...Read More
22 Feb2018

Fluorescence and Absorbance in one Spectrometer with the NEW Duetta from HORIBA!

From the global leaders in fluorescence comes a new bench-top instrument and a new concept for analytical molecular spectroscopy. The Duetta from HORIBA can be used as a fluorometer, as a UV-Vis-NIR spectrometer to measure absorbance, or as an instrument that measures true molecular fingerprints, which require the simultaneous acquisition of fluorescence and absorbance, correcting for IFE in real time. The ultra-fast, state-of-the-art CCD technology allows...Read More
07 Feb2018

CAMECA and TESCAN used to identify a stone not from this world!

The TESCAN VEGA 3 Tungsten Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) and the CAMECA SX100 Electron Probe Micro Analyzer (EPMA), were recently used in sample analysis conducted by researcher Professor Kramers and Dr Georgy Belyanin from the University of Johannesburg. The sample analysis was conducted with the aim of identifying the micro-mineral compounds of a rare pebble found in Egypt, with the hope of identifying its origin. The unusual micro-mineral compound...Read More
06 Feb2018

Robotic Sample Preparation now a viable option for African laboratories

Robotic sample preparation systems provide for the continuous production of high quality samples for analysis.  Automated systems typically require numerous repetitive tasks per day to justify replacing manpower in developing economies. However, in consideration of other issues such as productivity, safety and quality, robotics can provide an attractive business case for miners and laboratories across Africa. Benefits of Automation SAFETY: Remove...Read More