Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Technology
Networks
Scientific Communities
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

A Safety Guide for Using Laboratory Heating Blocks

Published: Monday, December 09, 2013
Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013
Bookmark and Share
IN BEST PRACTICE GUIDE from Asynt.

Asynt in conjunction with the Department of Chemistry, University of St Andrews (UK) and Advanced Chemical Safety Inc. (USA) have produced an 8-page illustrated document to provide laboratory staff with an IN BEST PRACTICE GUIDE to safe use of heating block systems.

Heating blocks provide a safe, convenient and productive alternative to heating mantles and oil baths for heating round bottomed flasks, tubes and vials.

Used in combination with a standard hotplate stirrer - heating blocks such as the Asynt DrySyn range have proved themselves with their ability to outperform the heat-conducting properties of oil baths.

They pose a far lower fire risk and their use makes the clean-up of glassware far easier as there is no residual oil contamination on the outside of the flasks.

In addition to accelerating users chemical reactions - heating blocks ensure a safer, cleaner, healthier working environment.

Drawing upon the expertise and experience of Asynt and independent chemistry experts the illustrated IN BEST PRACTICE GUIDE leads users through glassware inspection, setting up their reaction, heating users reaction and the post-reaction cool down phase.


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 3,000+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More Than 4,400+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Parallel Evaporation in Heating Blocks
New DrySyn Spiral Evaporator enables scientists to evaporate tubes directly in DrySyn synthesis blocks.
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
Asynt - Leader of the Pack at Lab Innovations 2014
Company wins this year’s Lions’ Lair competition, fighting off competition from three other exhibitors pitching their most innovative products.
Thursday, November 06, 2014
High Temperature Synthesis Using Heating Blocks
Asynt DrySyn MULTI heating block systems are being utilised to support ground breaking synthetic research in photovoltaics, water splitting and nanoimaging.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Imperial College Employs Parallel Synthesis to Develop Better Catalysts
Asynt DrySyn MULTI and parallel synthesis kits to provide safer, more convenient way to perform heated catalytic reactions in parallel.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Asynt DrySyn™ Reaches Out to Aspiring Chemists
Newcastle University’s new Outreach project, which aims to inspire young people to gain interest in chemistry, uses Asynt DrySyn heating blocks.
Thursday, June 24, 2010
A Treasure Trove for the Synthetic Chemist
Asynt’s website offers solutions for synthesis, purification, and evaporation as well as an extensive library of molecular building blocks.
Friday, May 11, 2007
Asynt Announce UK Distribution for the Vapourtec V-10
Versatile V-10 offers extensive flexibility and enables rapid, low temperature evaporation of compounds.
Wednesday, November 30, 2005
Scientific News
Computational Model Finds New Protein-Protein Interactions
Researchers at University of Pittsburgh have discovered 500 new protein-protein interactions (PPIs) associated with genes linked to schizophrenia.
Experimental Drug Cancels Effect from Key Intellectual Disability Gene
A University of Wisconsin—Madison researcher who studies the most common genetic intellectual disability has used an experimental drug to reverse — in mice — damage from the mutation that causes the syndrome.
MicroRNA Pathway Could Lead to New Avenues for Leukemia Treatment
Cancer researchers at the University of Cincinnati have found a particular signaling route in microRNA (miR-22) that could lead to targets for acute myeloid leukemia, the most common type of fast-growing cancer of the blood and bone marrow.
Bioreactors Ready for the Big Time
Bioreactors are passive filtration systems that can reduce nitrate losses from farm fields.
Analysis of Dog Genome will Provide Insight into Human Disease
An important model in studying human disease, the non-coding RNA of the canine genome is an essential starting point for evolutionary and biomedical studies – according to a new study led by The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC).
‘Mini-Brains’ to Study Zika
Novel tool expected to speed research on brain and drug development.
Finding Factors That Protect Against Flu
A clinical trial examining the body’s response to seasonal flu suggests new approaches for evaluating the effectiveness of seasonal flu vaccines.
New Insights into Gene Regulation
Researchers have solved the three-dimensional structure of a gene repression complex that is known to play a role in cancer.
Controlling RNA in Living Cells
Modular, programmable proteins can be used to track or manipulate gene expression.
Common Class of Cancer Drugs May Not Lead to Cognitive Decline
UCLA study refutes 2015 research suggesting anthracyclines could cause memory loss, other impairments.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down
Skyscraper Banner

Skyscraper Banner
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
3,000+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
4,400+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!