Posts Tagged ‘magnetic hotplate stirrer’

How to Choose the Right Magnetic Stirrer for Cannabis Concentrates

Imagine one of your bathroom pipes won’t unclog and it’s backing up water. It smells, looks horrible, and you don’t want to deal with it. You call a plumber, to solve your retched problem. When they arrive, their only tool is a screwdriver. Do you trust that plumber? Every job requires a specific set of…

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Avoid Temperature Overshoot on Hotplate Magnetic Stirrers

 Hotplate magnetic stirrers allow researchers to conduct mixing and stirring experiments at various temperatures to establish optimum processing recommendations for later scale-up. While today’s hotplate magnetic mixers permit close control over temperatures set by lab technicians a malfunction in the unit’s thermostat could result in a potentially dangerous situation should a hotplate temperature overshoot occur.…

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How to Use a Magnetic Stirrer Temperature Probe

Temperature control can be crucial in the research lab when establishing procedures aimed at developing new products and processes.  Mixing and stirring are commonly applied during these activities.  Benchtop hotplate magnetic stirrers allow researchers to exercise close control over sample temperature during their experiments.  A magnetic stirrer temperature probe dramatically increases temperature measurement accuracy and…

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How to Safely Operate Hotplate Magnetic Stirrers

A common laboratory instrument  for mixing samples at high temperatures is the hotplate magnetic stirrer.  These benchtop units can handle samples up to 10 liters (2.5 gallons) allowing researchers to develop processing techniques at high temperatures.  Depending on models, hotplate magnetic stirrers can be set up to 450⁰C or 842⁰F. Quite obviously these high temperatures…

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When to Select an Overhead or Magnetic Stirrer

Mixing and stirring operations in the laboratory are generally conducted to achieve the same outcome – that is combining multiple ingredients by mixing or stirring (or blending for that matter) them to make  something new.  Lab equipment designed to perform this function can be classified as lab mixers or lab stirrers.  At CAT Scientific we…

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Temperature Verification in Lab Stirring

Temperature specifications are critical when laboratory researchers are developing new processes to produce most anything where temperature plays a role in achieving the desired results. While this may seem a no-brainer the point we wish to make is that first, establishing then second, verifying temperature on an ongoing basis can present challenges.

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Streamlining Cannabis Post-Processing | Step-by-Step Guide

Ethanol Purge via CAT MCS78 Hotplate Stirrer Regardless of your final product, eliminating ethanol from the solution is paramount. At CAT Scientific, we’ve tirelessly worked to outfit equipment and processes which streamline this essential process. Whether your solution is winterized or if you’re undertaking an ethanol extraction, the following procedure effectively eliminates ethanol from the…

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Magnetic Stirrer Operation Guide

Device Programming Tips The fundamental principles of magnetic stirrers may seem simplistic: to thoroughly mix compounds within a sterile environment. At first glance, it appears these essential devices automate a rather standard procedure; however, magnetic stirrers have swiftly evolved into complex and sophisticated pieces of machinery. An excellent example of such evolution is the CAT…

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Broadening Your Knowledge | Essential Magnetic Stirrer Terms

Since the advent of magnetic stirrers in 1944 by Arthur Rosinger, these powerful pieces of equipment have become a maintain in laboratories around the world. Granted U.S. Patent 2,350,534*, magnetic stirrers streamline the operation of mixing low viscosity liquids to enhance the efficiency of small-scale experiments. Although the technology utilized by CAT Scientific in our…

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Magnetic Stirrers – The Unsung Hero of Your Laboratory

Since its original design in 1917, magnetic stirrers have altered the efficiency and productivity of laboratories throughout the world. These compact benchtop units streamline production while simultaneously delivering a more sterile, accurate and efficient outcome to both simple and complex solutions.

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