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5 Simple Tips for a More Eco-Friendly Lab

Just about every single industry is actively looking for new ways to implement earth-conscious policies. Of course, scientific industries are no exception.┬áLike most other businesses, you’re likely looking for green solutions regularly. Fortunately, there are simple, immediate actions you can take for a more eco-friendly lab. For the most part, laboratories require a lot of  … Read more

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A Guide to Maintaining & Repairing Environmental Test Chambers

When it comes to research and testing, the environmental test chamber is essential. Without a doubt, the labs who use them are very much dependent on them to develop biological, electronic and many more products. In this post, we’ll explore precisely what environmental test chambers are, how to maintain them, and how to navigate repairs.  … Read more

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4 Ways to Extend the Life of a ULT Freezer

ULT freezers are designed specially for blood banks, hospitals, research institutes, and other facilities. These freezers will contain materials such as bacteria, virus, blood, and semen. The type of freezer you choose will depend on what you need to keep cold and where it needs to be placed. While these freezers are built to be  … Read more

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Lab Freezer & Refrigerator Maintenance: Protecting Your Investment

Whether in a university or hospital, lab refrigerator and freezer maintenance should be regularly carried out for maximum efficiency. Nowadays, functioning cold storage units are essential for preserving safety, cost-efficiency and quality assurance. For example: the COVID-19 vaccine can only maintain efficacy within ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezers. In order to ensure consistent, adequately low temperatures,  … Read more

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What is a Bio Safety Cabinet & What is it used for?

One of the most notable scientific devices is the biological safety cabinet (BSC). Of course, these fulfill a dual purpose of keeping workers safe while also maintaining quality. It’s one of the instruments that are vital enough to need regular certification. But, what exactly do labs use biological safety cabinets (BSC) for? In this post,  … Read more

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5 Tips to Running a Cost-Efficient Lab

Every lab employee knows just how quickly things can go seriously wrong. Lab equipment is delicate, and often very expensive. A few careless missteps can lead to severe problems. Fortunately, there are ways to maintain a lab and prevent costly disasters. You can keep your lab cost-efficient, eco-friendly and productive with just a few simple,  … Read more

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How Often Should a CO2 Incubator be Calibrated?

Calibration is an important part of maintaining CO2 incubator performance. In fact, it’s critical to maintaining the performance of most lab equipment. So, how often should you calibrate? If you’re properly maintaining the incubator, then you should only need to calibrate a few times per year. However, if not, then we recommend monthly CO2 calibration.  … Read more

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ULT Freezers & the COVID-19 Vaccine

Within recent months, COVID-19 has completely upended our personal and professional lives as we know them. However, luckily, it seems as if widespread vaccination is on the horizon. And, out of the handful of vaccines that are in development, the two closest to being released will require specific temperatures in order to be effective. As  … Read more

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3 Simple Ways to Maintain Your Centrifuge

For numerous scientific industries, a centrifuge is a valuable (and necessary) device. At Cryostar, we have a diverse range of services in place to repair, maintain and calibrate these instruments. Countless labs rely on their centrifuges to develop their samples and perform daily procedures. Admittedly, a centrifuge is a complex device. Therefore, the notion of  … Read more

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4 Things to Check When Your Lab’s ULT Freezer Fails

A lab’s ULT freezer is critical to your work. However, what do you do when it stops working? How do you properly diagnose its error? What should you be checking if it starts malfunctioning? In this post, we’ll discuss what you should do when your lab’s ultra-low temperature freezer malfunctions. At Cryostar Industries, we know  … Read more