What are Flocculators and How are They Used?

Flocculators help determine the amount of treatment chemicals and the sequence in which they should be added for water treatment plants and other environmental test centers. The term comes from flocculation, a chemical process where one substance  – floating within another substance – exits suspension as a floc (or flake), usually after adding a clarifying […]

Cannabis and CBD Products

More than 30 U.S. states and Washington, DC now allow cannabis and its products to be used medicinally, while about 10 of those states and the nation’s capital have approved recreational use. Nationwide legalization is likely an eventuality of this “green rush,” and a growing number of studies continue to research the benefits of cannabis. […]

How Can I Improve Lab Safety in My Classroom?

Science classes can be fun, but how can you keep students safe during lab experiments? Here are some ways to ensure a fun, safe learning environment! Establish Rules for Behavior & Personal Safety First, discuss rules for student conduct before any lab work so students know what’s expected of them. Rules should include behaving in […]

Overhead Stirrers Versus Magnetic Stirrers

In chemical and biological experiments, laboratory researchers and chemists frequently need to mix liquids and there are a variety of options at their disposal, including magnetic stirrers and overhead stirrers. What is a magnetic stirrer? Magnetic stirrers like the Velp Scientifica Multi-Stirrer utilize a rotating magnetic field to move a stir bar around in samples, […]

How Counting Scales Can Benefit Your Business or Manufacturing Facility

Time is money, as the saying goes. How many man-hours at your business are consumed by counting small pieces of stock? While everyone knows that scales weigh things, you may not know that scales can also tally individual items for us. Counting scales are versatile, enabling users to measure both weight and the number of […]