3 Common Myths About Used Lab Equipment

Not every lab has the necessary budget to fill the lab with the most cutting-edge and brand new equipment. In fact, many labs have to operate in a more cost-efficient way. There are several savvy tactics administrators can employ in order to stay within their budget. Nowadays, one of the more cost-efficient ways to keep  … Read more

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Lab Equipment Services: Repair vs Replace?

A vital piece of lab equipment has broken down. Now what? How do you know if you should replace or repair your lab equipment? It can be tough making that decision. Especially when you are relying on scientific equipment to carry out your day-to-day operations. Additionally, you may find equipment that is not performing well  … Read more

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3 Steps to a Successful Internal Lab Audit

What lab manager isn’t familiar with preparing for inspections? In professional labs, inspections are a necessary part of the job. Basically, they’re conducted to ensure safety and compliance with all guidelines and policies. There are several ways that lab administrators prepare for successful inspections. A popular way to prepare is conducting an internal lab audit.  … Read more

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Basic Laboratory Glassware and Equipment

Picture the modern lab. What do you see? Chances are, you’re picturing a lot of complex instruments and glassware. And you wouldn’t be wrong! Every lab, regardless of industry, relies on equipment and glassware. They’re an integral accessory to any lab’s work. However, are you familiar with the purpose of every glass beaker or pipette  … Read more

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The Best Pipettes for Your Lab

Part of keeping a lab functional is acquiring the right equipment for the job. Everything from CO2 incubators to fume hoods need thorough evaluation prior to purchasing. This way, you can be certain that the significant investment you’re making will provide maximum benefits. When it comes to pipettes, one of the most common lab tools,  … Read more

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Choosing the Right Fume Hood For Your Lab

For years, Cryostar has assisted labs in acquiring the best lab equipment for their work. Finding the right laboratory equipment isn’t just about being able to do your work. It’s also about keeping lab personnel safe, optimizing results, and ensuring consistent reliability. Choosing the right fume hood for you lab can be overwhelming. Finding the  … Read more

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Troubleshooting: Environmental Testing Chambers

For lab managers, lab equipment breakdowns can be one of the most inconvenient and stressful things that can happen. Obviously, environmental testing chamber units are intricate, complex and expensive. Therefore, malfunctions and disrepair are every lab worker’s worst nightmare. At Cryostar, we work every day to resolve these problems as swiftly and efficiently as possible.  … Read more

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Lab Equipment Care & Maintenance 101

All of our services at Cryostar, from lab equipment calibration to repairs, are about keeping laboratories working to their highest potential. Obviously, all lab employees know how complex and expensive their equipment is. Therefore, it’s important to make sure it’s being cared for. Otherwise, costly and disruptive problems can occur. Does your lab have a  … Read more

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COVID-19 Response: Mobile Refrigerators/Cold Rooms

The world at large is still doing its best to adapt to the challenges of COVID-19. Obviously, it’s been quite a challenge across the board. Here in New York, most businesses are still inactive, we’re still social distancing and soon we’ll prepare to slowly reopen. At Cryostar, we’ve done our part to adjust to the  … Read more

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COVID-19 Response: Rental Mobile Laboratory Units

Unfortunately, the country is still experiencing the consequences of COVID-19. Hospitals and morgues all over New York and Long Island are at maximum capacity. Therefore, we’re working tirelessly to provide every facility we can with mobile morgue units. In addition, we continue to work on your behalf with our new mobile lab units. At Cryostar  … Read more