Determining Moisture Content in Food

Determining and Confirming Moisture Content in Food

As reported in Wikipedia, “Food moisture analysis involves the whole coverage of the food items in the world because foods are comprising a considerable amount of water rather than other ingredients.” Food Technology notes “Both moisture content and water activity… are important in formulating products for safety and stability.”  This post describes how benchtop moisture…

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Digital HPLC Flowmeters – An Overview

By Rachel Kohn | July 29, 2021

What you’ll learn in this digital HPLC flowmeters overview: What flow meters do Flow measurement validation options HPLC flow meter calibration Mounting options for HPLC flow meters Connecting the flow meter to…

Ultrasonic Cleaners for Hair Salons &. Barbers

How to Use an Ultrasonic Cleaner in Your Hair Salon

By Rachel Kohn | July 23, 2021

When regulations require an ultrasonic cleaner in a hair salon or cosmetology salon, a compact ultrasonic cleaner such as Elma’s E30H model available from Tovatech easily fits on a bench or tabletop in a designated cleaning area.

Ultrasonic Cleaner Baskets

Ultrasonic Cleaner Parts Boost Cleaning Efficiency

By Rachel Kohn | July 13, 2021

Containers and supports used to hold or suspend parts in an ultrasonic cleaner should be designed to minimize interference with the cavitation cleaning action. Here are some suggestions.

Using Solvent Ultrasonic Cleaning To Remove Machining Oils and Particulates from Piece Parts

By Rachel Kohn | July 7, 2021

L3 Harris EDD (Electron Devices), Torrance, CA, manufactures products such as traveling wave tubes, xenon ion propulsion systems, electronic power conditioners and microwave power modules for a variety of space and defense…

Large Ultrasonic Cleaner Selection

Large Ultrasonic Cleaner Selection

By Rachel Kohn | May 14, 2021

A large ultrasonic cleaner is a close cousin to an industrial ultrasonic cleaner but is selected to clean (you guessed it!) large parts.  Or a large number of parts in the same…

The Ultimate Industrial Ultrasonic Cleaner Guide: How to Select the Right Industrial Ultrasonic Cleaner

By Bob Sandor | April 26, 2021

Select Your Topic of InterestWhat is IndustrialTwo Basic Features to ConsiderOther FeaturesTypical Applications MaintenancePerformance GuideInvestment Considerations Industrial ultrasonic cleaners come in many sizes, shapes and features.  This guide will help you pick…

Lab Applications for Ultrasonic Cleaning Equipment

Lab Applications for Ultrasonic Cleaning Equipment

By Rachel Kohn | March 2, 2021

Elma – the specialists for ultrasonic technology work in close cooperation with the customers to develop new ultrasonic cleaning processes for laboratory applications, such as analyzing, sample processing and cleaning of laboratory…

Selecting Calibration Weights

Selecting Calibration Weights for Digital Scales

By Rachel Kohn | February 25, 2021

Calibration weights for digital scales are key elements to ensure, in the simplest sense, that you get what you pay for.  For many of us this is exemplified by visits to the…

The Ultimate Resource for Ultrasonic Cleaning with Flammable Solvents

By Bob Sandor | February 18, 2021

Select Your Topic of InterestHow Can I Use?Example UsesSelect the CleanerBaskets & Accessories Product OptionsSafety PrecautionsShop Cleaning with Flammable Solvent Solutions How Can I Use Flammable Solvents in an Ultrasonic Cleaner? Examples…

Calibrate a Flow Meter for HPLC Pumping Systems

Calibrate a Flow Meter for HPLC Pumping Systems

By Rachel Kohn | February 10, 2021

First of all, our HPLC flow meters are shipped factory calibrated along with an accompanying calibration certificate for a flow rate of 1.0 ml/min plus additional flow rates requested by the customer. The calibration certificate certifies that the displayed flow rate is within ±1% of the actual flow rate at each calibration point.

ultrasonic cleaning using flammable solvent

Ultrasonic Cleaning with Flammable Solvents

By Rachel Kohn | January 29, 2021

Cleaning with flammable solvents requires extreme caution in any case but ultrasonic cleaning with flammable solvents requires specially designed equipment and procedures.  That’s because of the real danger of a fire or…

HPLC Flow Meter Cleaning Tips

HPLC Flow Meter Cleaning Tips

By Bob Sandor | January 22, 2021

Fast, accurate calibration of flow rates used in HPLC flow systems can be compromised if the flow meter is not maintained. Here are some maintenance tips.