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Because of the pandemic, diagnostic labs are working around the clock to deal with the flood of suspected COVID-19 test samples. Amid this crisis, it is all the more important for lab personnel to take extra steps to protect themselves from the virus and other harmful pathogens during investigations. Apart from wearing gloves, PPE equipment, masks, and having splash shields, this involves taking precautions while working in biological safety cabinets. The role of NSF-certified biosafety cabinets as a viral specimen containment device is now more important than ever before. As these help lab personnel to test samples safely and swiftly,...

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Corroded lab furniture is a common sight in most labs, be those chemical labs or bioresearch. Even if your laboratory has specialized metal casework cabinets and other corrosion-proof pieces of furniture, corrosion may find its way inside at some point. Many times, it’s an acceptable consequence of lab activities

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The main purpose of building a lab and then filling it with all the essential tools, equipment, and furniture is carrying out key researches and investigations. A lab is a lab as long as it takes preciseness extremely seriously. Without precise experiments, new products, medicines, equipment, and materials cannot be created for the masses. Since precision is of utmost importance in a lab, furniture too needs to be of multipurpose nature. Two pieces of furniture that hold special importance in a lab setting are laboratory workbenches and laboratory casework. The chief thing that takes place in a laboratory is an...

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A CO2 incubator, or otherwise known as a gassed incubator, is an essential piece of lab equipment that promotes the growth of cell and tissue culture inside the unit. It helps keep cells and tissues in a stable atmosphere, which is not subject to change by external factors. Inside the chamber, the atmosphere usually comprises a temperature of 37°C, a constant ph value of 7.2-7.4, a CO2 level of 5%, and a relative humidity saturation level of 95%. Today, many CO2 incubators are available on the market, each coming with a range of functions and features. It makes choosing the...

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