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Thu, 08/03/2006 - 8:02am
New Technical Catalogs
• The 2007-2008 catalog from Cole-Parmer, Vernon Hills, IL, has 2,600 pages with more than 60,000 products including 11,000 new items. Products include tubing pumps, flow meters, fittings, valves, tubing and hose, mixers, filtration equipment and process control products. Information: 800-323-4340 • Mallinckrodt Baker Inc., Phillipsburg, NJ, is offering its 2006-2008 laboratory chemicals catalog, which features a broad line of high-purity J.T. Baker laboratory chemicals. Information: 800-582-2537 • A brochure on Teflon coatings from Applied Plastics, Norwood, MA, describes various formulations, examines coating methods and discusses coated medical-grade wire, forming mandrels and hypotubes. Information: 781-762-1881 • Water and water-based turbine flow meters are featured in a brochure from Hedland/Racine Federated, Racine, WI, along with information about new flow monitors and intelligent frequency converters. Information: 800-433-5263 • A new catalog from CAT Pumps, Minneapolis, MN, highlights the accessories that typically are used with high-pressure reciprocating piston and plunger pumps — whether it's a desalination system requiring all stainless steel components or a pressure washer requiring guns, lances, nozzles or chemical injectors. Information: 763-780-5440 • A brochure describing emergency mixing valves is available from Leonard Valve Co., Cranston, RI. These thermostatic water mixing valves control water temperature to provide tepid water for emergency showers, eyewash and eye/face wash units. Information: 800-222-1208 • A brochure from seepex Inc., Enon, OH, highlights the benefits of progressive cavity pump design and shows various geometries that can result in lower wear rates and thrust loads. Information: 937-864-7150, ext. 117 • An indisputable identification of chemical entities under ultra-fast conditions. A white paper from Ion Signature Software, headquartered in North Smithfield, RI, examines the challenge of coeluting compounds. Titled "Not All Deconvolution is Created Equal," it discusses the options and system requirements needed to identify compounds accurately while reducing sample prep costs and re-analysis rates. The paper can be downloaded at •Another new white paper is called "Environmental Health and Safety Compliance in Laboratory Operations: Common Deficiencies Encountered During Audits." It offers advice on how to avoid mistakes that lead to worker injury or fines. The paper was put together by EH&E, a leading provider of health and safety and engineering consulting services in Newton, MA. It draws on the results of laboratory inspections performed by EH&E personnel and gives practical insights into the most common errors and omissions. It's available for download at

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