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5 Interesting uses of Helium (He)

  What is Helium? (He) Helium is the second element on the periodic table. It is a colourless an odourless gas yet it has a number of uses, some of which may surprise you! Helium gas is literally ‘lighter-than-air’ due to its extremely low density, which explains its most well-known use;  decorative balloons.   Helium’s presence on earth was confirmed … Continue reading

Helium is used in the MRI process as a coolant.
Helium is used in the MRI process as a coolant.

Happy Birthday Helium!

Last week marked the 150th year since helium was discovered during a solar eclipse, by the French scientist Jules Janssen. If this conjures up images of party balloons and seeing who’s high pitched voice can sound the funniest*, you wouldn’t be wrong, but helium is also an integral element within many other different applications. Helium (He) is one of the … Continue reading

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Does my laboratory need an oxygen monitor?

  You may be in need of an oxygen monitor if you work in the hospitality industry, especially in breweries and in food packaging. However if you work in a laboratory, oxygen monitoring is essential.   Inert gases and nitrogen Inert gases and nitrogen displace oxygen in the atmosphere, meaning a gas leak can cause oxygen to drop to dangerous … Continue reading

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Spotlight on the SDA

If you need a robust, continuous, comprehensive gas monitoring solution for your diving system or decompression chamber, the SDA range from Analox is for you. Where is the SDA range used? The SDA range is predominantly used in the following industries: Air/surface supplied diving Saturation diving Decompression chambers Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) chambers In air diving, the SDA O2 can … Continue reading

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Analox 9000 monitor will no longer be available to buy after November

The Analox 9000 nitrogen monitor will no longer be available to buy after November 2016. Originally part of the 1000 series for saturation diving, the 9000 monitor was created for helium reclaim monitoring on saturation diving systems. We will still offer product support for the 9000 monitor until 2019 and the user manual will be available in our obsolete product … Continue reading

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Analox watches The Big Bang Theory – helium is no laughing matter

Ever since joining Analox, my awareness of the effects of different gases has definitely increased. Before I started here I knew a little about carbon dioxide (CO2) and the dangers it poses such as a risk of asphyxiation, but it seems I wasn’t quite as clued up on helium (He). In the past like many other people, I have inhaled … Continue reading

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Find out more about our O2NE+ oxygen depletion monitor at Analytica China

Analox say Nǐ hǎo to Analytica China

Analox Sensor Technology (AST) will be a part of one of the largest international laboratory exhibitions, being held in Shanghai, China, from 10th-12th October. The exhibition is expected to see more than 18,000 visitors through the doors, from across an estimated 60 countries, eager to see new innovations within laboratory technology, analysis, biotechnology and diagnostics. AST will be exhibiting at … Continue reading

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You'll be like a kid in a sweet shop with our new Ax60+ ... spoilt for choice

The Ax60+ – standard, but special at the same time

Choice can be difficult. There always seems to be at least one person, when eating out who can’t make their mind up without knowing what everyone else is having first. Personally, I like to order on a whim or “under pressure” and usually choose something I’m unlikely or incapable of making at home (so anything that isn’t served in a … Continue reading

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Analox Distributor Profile: VWR Norway

This month we shine the spotlight on VWR – one of the world leaders in providing products, services and solutions to laboratory and production facilities. VWR started in 1852 to provide products to the mining and laboratory markets, and over time expanded to several industries including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government and healthcare. The main headquarters of VWR are Radnor, … Continue reading

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Analytica China – Analox will be there

We’ll be exhibiting at Analytica China on 10-12 October at Shanghai New International Expo Centre. This is the eighth International Trade Fair for laboratory technology, analysis, biotechnology and diagnostics. The last fair was held in September 2014, and attracted 18,775 business professionals from 62 countries. This year’s Analytica will be focusing on laboratory safety and aims to raise awareness of how … Continue reading

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