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21/03/22

The formula for success at SciChem!

Our brand-new warehouse facility will enable us to provide a world class service to our customers and strengthen our relationships with our supply partners. This £3m investment will ensure the long term success and efficiency of Inivos Scientific and our trading entities. Bringing fresh employment to the area, we are moving our warehouse operations into […]

24/02/22

Tips To Look After Your Microscope from Experts At BMS

Commonly and extensively used in all different types of labs across the world, microscopes are used to view everything from plant cells to mineral samples, and allow you to observe items that are too small for the naked eye. This kind of device is integral for studying structures, cells, and microorganisms in both diagnostics and […]

16/02/22

The Differences Between Industrial and Commercial Scales

There are so many businesses and industries that rely on scales for their everyday applications. Scales are used for weighing products, materials, food items, and so much more, but not all scales are created equal. These pieces of equipment come in various types and with different features and knowing which is right for your business […]

9/02/22

UV Spectrometers Explained

Measuring light absorbance across various ranges of the electromagnetic spectrum requires the right equipment, including UV Spectrometers. This kind of kit is commonly used in laboratories and for many everyday applications. UV spectrometers are just one type of spectrometer which is used by scientists and experts to measure wavelengths and radiation. There are many other types of spectrometers, […]

1/02/22

Choosing A Power Supply For Your Lab

One of the most critical features in any laboratory is the power supply. They are required for so many experiments and projects, and ensuring you have the right one for your applications and requirements is crucial. A faulty or incorrect type of power supply can be hazardous for yourself and your colleagues, while also impacting […]

24/01/22

Lab Balances – How To Choose The Right One For Your Industry

Lab balances and scales are used across a huge range of industries, not just in laboratories. Sectors including retail, industrial, education, and food all use balances and scales on a regular basis, and depend on them for their day to day applications. No matter the industry you are operating within, you need to have the […]

14/01/22

5 Types of Microscopes and What They Are Used For

Microscopes are used for a huge range of applications and are one of the most commonplace pieces of kit in a laboratory. The word microscope comes from the ancient Greek word for ‘small’ which is mikros, and ‘to look or see’ which is skopein, and these devices have been around for many years. In simple […]

29/12/21

Cloud Chambers: Explained by the SciChem Science Team

Radiation is all around us, and completely invisible to the naked eye. It wasn’t until 1896 that anyone knew this radiation even existed. It was first discovered by Henri Becquerel when he realised that photographic paper was blackened by rocks containing uranium. Today, we know that thousands of substances are radioactive, giving off particles which […]

16/12/21

Our Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

As the festive period approaches, we wanted to let you know about our opening hours over Christmas and the New Year. Please note that from 14:00 on Thursday 24th December 2020, our locations in Bilston (head office), Aberdeen and Cork will be closed and will re-open in the New Year as follows: Wednesday 23rd December […]

16/12/21

GCSE Experiments from Narika: Part 1

Teaching GCSE science requires the perfect blend of theoretical learning and practical experiments. As an educator, knowing the right experiments to teach children or demonstrate in class can be challenging. You want to choose lessons which are going to fit with the syllabus, be memorable for everyone, and really make the learning come alive. At […]