magnetic hotplate stirrers

Take Control: A Digital Magnetic Hotplate Stirrer Gives You the Power

Many of the tasks performed in a given laboratory may be described as mundane. Stirring, mixing, blending, homogenizing, heating…all of these tasks and more constitute the ordinary, workaday business of a working laboratory. Many of these menial tasks can be accomplished using manual labor — and sufficient time, not to mention patience. But they can…

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Using a Precision Temperature Probe with Your Round-Bottom Hotplate Stirrer

CAT Scientific is your trusted supplier of sturdy, reliable laboratory equipment intended to facilitate stirring, mixing, blending, dispensing and homogenizing tasks. Ranging from high-speed homogenizers to digital magnetic hotplate stirrers, to burettes and overhead stirrers, our products are carefully engineered and manufactured for accuracy, precision, and longevity under real world conditions. Of course, many suppliers…

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Safety Tips for Round-Bottom Hotplate Stirrers

A well equipped laboratory requires many pieces of basic equipment, ranging from movie-set standbys, such as bunsen burners and Erlenmeyer flasks, to pipettes, centrifuges, test tube stands, ring stands, and many other items. In the real world, you’d be hard pressed to find a working lab without at least one, if not more, magnetic hotplate…

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Magnetic Hotplate Stirrer Safety

Few pieces of equipment are more fundamental to the daily operations of a laboratory than magnetic hotplate stirrers. Granted, a digital magnetic hotplate stirrer from CAT Scientific is actually a sophisticated piece of sturdy, well-engineered machinery. But its functions, and uses, are fairly simple and straightforward. These devices have been standard in laboratories for many…

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Can Your Magnetic Hotplate Stirrer Interface with a PC?

Can your magnetic hotplate stirrer be interfaced with a PC? This is neither a trick question, nor an idle one. If your laboratory has a digital magnetic hotplate stirrer from CAT Scientific, then the answer is definitely “yes”. But if you haven’t invested in the best equipment for your facility, you may be working with…

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Laboratory Basics 101: The Magnetic Hotplate Stirrer

Every functional laboratory needs certain items of basic equipment: Erlenmeyer and volumetric flasks, graduated cylinders, funnels, test tubes, utility clamps, balances, pipettes, droppers, the ubiquitous Bunsen burner…the list goes on. And its full complement of items and devices varies depending on the type of research and/or development you are pursuing. A clinical laboratory may feature…

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Temperature Probe Use with Your Digital Hotplate Stirrer

Temperature can be a crucial parameter when it comes to dissolving solids in liquids, preparing reagents and fostering appropriate chemical reactions. That’s why the Magnetic Hotplate Stirrer (models MCS 77 / MCS 78) from CAT Scientific gives you two ways to control temperature when performing stirring tasks in the laboratory. As a programmable hotplate stirrer,…

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What Are the Advantages of a Digital Programmable Hotplate Stirrer?

What Are the Advantages of a Digital Programmable Hotplate Stirrer? Digital programmable hotplate stirrers from CAT Scientific, models MCS77 and MCS78, offer some fairly straightforward advantages in the laboratory. As programmable devices, these basic — yet sophisticated — pieces of research and development equipment allow you to eliminate any guesswork when heating, mixing, and dissolving…

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How to Choose the Right Magnetic Stirrer for Cannabis Concentrates

Imagine one of your bathroom pipes won’t unclog and it’s backing up water. It smells, looks horrible, and you don’t want to deal with it. You call a plumber, to solve your retched problem. When they arrive, their only tool is a screwdriver. Do you trust that plumber? Every job requires a specific set of…

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Avoid Temperature Overshoot on Hotplate Magnetic Stirrers

 Hotplate magnetic stirrers allow researchers to conduct mixing and stirring experiments at various temperatures to establish optimum processing recommendations for later scale-up. While today’s hotplate magnetic mixers permit close control over temperatures set by lab technicians a malfunction in the unit’s thermostat could result in a potentially dangerous situation should a hotplate temperature overshoot occur.…

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