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A General Guide to Pipette Calibration

Cryostar Industries is a leading provider of pipette calibration services. In previous posts, we’ve discussed calibration and its importance. Calibration is a critical part of running a functional and efficient lab. Calibrating your instruments ensures that your data is reliable and your readings are accurate. One of the many instruments you should keep calibrated is  … Read more

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Keeping Your Lab Equipment Calibrated – A Guide

Cryostar has been New York’s leading laboratory equipment calibration service since 1989. And throughout the years, we’ve developed an expertise in the logistics of operating high-functioning labs. Naturally, in any scientific industry, data is the principle reason for the work. Labs rely on intricate (and expensive) equipment to produce reliable readings. Many scientists believe that  … Read more

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4 Hospital Refrigeration Units Needing Repair

Hospital refrigeration units are important for long-term storage, as well as day-to-day activities. They are used for storage and preparation for both food and medical needs. Refrigeration equipment in hospitals are depended upon for keeping important goods spoiling. Whether its an ice machine on the hospital floor or freezers for medicine, these units will need  … Read more

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5 Tips to Running a Cost-Efficient Lab

Anyone who works in a lab knows how easily things can go wrong. Lab equipment is delicate and often expensive. A few missteps can lead to costly problems. Fortunately, there are ways to maintain a lab and prevent costly disasters from happening. Lab workers can keep their lab cost-efficient and productive with just a few  … Read more

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3 Important Things to Know When Selling Used Lab Equipment

When it comes to scientific research, changes are inevitable. In the scientific community, using the right equipment to further your research is critical. Cryostar Industries specializes in lab equipment rental and lab repair service, so we understand the importance and the specifics of laboratory equipment. We’re familiar not just with the importance of lab equipment,  … Read more

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Why Ultra-Low Temperature (ULT) Freezers are Essential for the Modern Lab

At Cryostar Industries, we specialize in laboratory freezer repair and lab equipment rentals. Hospitals, universities, pharmaceutical companies and laboratories rely on our expertise to maintain the quality and function of their equipment. As a leading laboratory repair service, one of the areas we specialize in is ultra-low temperature freezer repair. What is a ULT Freezer?  … Read more

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How Often Should a CO2 Incubator be Calibrated?

Calibration is an important aspect of maintaining CO2 incubator performance. So, how often should you calibrate? If you are properly maintaining the incubator, then you should only need to calibrate a few times per year. However, if this is not the case, then we recommend CO2 calibration once per month. There are many types of  … Read more

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Tips for a More Eco-Friendly Lab

Like most businesses, you may be looking for green solutions. There are simple and immediate actions you can take for a more eco-friendly lab. Laboratories require a lot of resources. Generally speaking, these resources have a large carbon footprint. While most of these issues are out of your control, a few simple changes can help  … Read more

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How to Fill Your Freezer for Efficiency

Did you know that your freezer will use less energy if it’s full? An easy way to make your laboratory freezer more efficient is to fill it to capacity. Additionally, filling your freezer properly by using these quick tips can help your lab efficiency. Why Does a Filling a Freezer Use Less Energy? Once your  … Read more

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4 Ways to Extend the Life of a ULT Freezer

Biological samples need to be kept extremely cold, which requires specific freezers. Ultra low temperature (ULT) freezers operate between -86°C and -45°C. By contrast, kitchen freezers operate around -20°C. 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.  … Read more