Video Highlights from Pittcon 2015

SelectScience reports on all the latests technologies from Pittcon 2015

30 Mar 2015
Lois Manton-O'Byrne
Executive Editor

SelectScience attended Pittcon 2015, in New Orleans, USA, to bring you exclusive video reports on the very latest technology innovations in laboratory products.

1. EMD Millipore Provides a Total Solution for HPLC Applications

Michael Botte, Regional Director of Sales, EMD Millipore, discusses the company's product portfolio

Watch this video to learn about EMD Millipore's diverse product portfolio, which includes sample preparation, filtration, reagents, solvents, LC columns and water purification systems. The Milli-Q water purification system purifies tap water to ultrapure water by removing contaminants such as particles, ions, bacteria and organics.

2. Waters' Acquity QDa Provides Complete N-Glycan Analysis Solution

Rohit Khanna, of Waters Corporation, describes the need for innovative technology solutions

Watch this video to hear Rohit Khanna, VP of Marketing at Waters Corporation, describe the demand for complete innovative solutions that maximize efficiency, technology and software capabilities. An example includes fast, easy analysis of N-Glycans without compromising on sensitivity using the Acquity QDa system. Such mass spectrometry innovations have now become available to new market areas such as food, environmental and clinical.

3. New SPE-DEX® 3100 for Oil & Grease Extraction

Zoe Grosser talks about Horizon Technology's new oil and grease extraction system

Hear Zoe Grosser describe the new SPE-DEX® 3100 oil and grease extraction system, which can be used as a general indicatior of pollution. Horizon Technology's new extraction system enables laboratories to detect if harmful compounds are released into the environment. New features include a touchscreen, updated software, overflow sensor, safe solvent delivery system and evaporation system.

4. Discover How Shimadzu's Open Access Institute Promotes Scientific Advances

The partnership between the University of Texas and Shimadzu is a fruitful one, as Dr Joe Barrera reveals

Hear Dr Joe Barrera describe the ongoing relationship between the University of Texas, Arlington, and the Shimadzu Corporation. The Shimadzu Institute is an open access facility that enables scientists from all over the world to access the latest technology, with the help of leading experts. A current project includes microbial identification paired with resistance identification using the AXIMA Confidence MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometer.

5. New Sampling Equipment for EPA Method 325

Markes International's Nicola Watson talks about EPA Method 325

Watch this video to learn about EPA Method 325 and how to effectively monitor benzene levels in and around refineries in a two-week cycle. The TD-100 system can be utilized prior to sample injection into a GC-MS. The sample tubes are tracked using a tagging system and store information such as start time, end time and original location of air sample.