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At TION, we know that it is important that our customers are informed about the lab equipment that they invest in. Our blog contains tips for making the most of your TION products, and advice for those considering levelling up their lab.
Preventing Cross Contamination in Your Biological Safety Cabinet
Any environment that works with hazardous compounds or infectious agents will likely have a biological safety cabinet to hand. These important pieces of kit work as primary containment barriers for…
Any environment that works with hazardous compounds or infectious agents will likely have a biological safety cabinet to hand. These important pieces of kit work as primary containment barriers for these dangerous substances. You will usually find biological safety cabinets in hospitals, research centres and laboratories.
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6 Common Misconceptions About Air Purifiers
Air quality has been a hot topic over the last couple of years due to the global pandemic that is still gripping the world. But with more and more individuals…
Air quality has been a hot topic over the last couple of years due to the global pandemic that is still gripping the world. But with more and more individuals and businesses realising its importance, the demand for more purified air has increased greatly. Find out some of the most common myths about air purifiers as we go through the facts you need to know about these devices.
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Is a Ductless Fume Hood Right for My Laboratory?
Choosing the right fume hood for your laboratory can be a challenge, and ductless fume hoods could be the solution you have been looking for. Whether you are working in…
Choosing the right fume hood for your laboratory can be a challenge, and ductless fume hoods could be the solution you have been looking for. Whether you are working in an educational laboratory or an industrial location, having the right fume hood at your disposal is crucial to ensure the safety and security of your lab and its personnel. Find out more about ductless fume hoods, and the types of chemicals that can be used in them, here.
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How to Respond to Alarms on Your BSC
If an alarm was continuously going off and wouldn't stop ringing on your cabinet, what would you do? Was your instant response to just close the sash and hope this…
If an alarm was continuously going off and wouldn't stop ringing on your cabinet, what would you do? Was your instant response to just close the sash and hope this will solve the issue? Well, if that's what you thought, trust us, you're not on your own. However, this could lead to highly significant safety concerns and the loss of valuable substances and samples. Responding to alarms in a safe and controlled way is essential, so here are our top safety tips for how to use your biosafety cabinet alarm correctly.
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The Use of Fume Cupboards in Schools – What You Need to Know
Fume cupboards are used extensively in many different types of laboratories, none more so than in schools. A fundamental part of a science subject classroom, teachers and lab technicians operate fume…
Fume cupboards are used extensively in many different types of laboratories, none more so than in schools. A fundamental part of a science subject classroom, teachers and lab technicians operate fume cupboards to help ensure those who are handling hazardous materials remain safe from airborne substances produced from the experiments. So, how should fume cupboards be used safely in schools?
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A Guide to Testing Fume Hood Velocity
Fume hoods are a mainstay in laboratories and cleanrooms all over the world. Wherever chemicals and other potentially toxic substances are present, fume hoods are used to ensure that they are contained and…
Fume hoods are a mainstay in laboratories and cleanrooms all over the world. Wherever chemicals and other potentially toxic substances are present, fume hoods are used to ensure that they are contained and treated in a safe way. It's imperative that they operate correctly and keep staff, samples, and the facility's atmosphere safe. This airflow must be regularly tested to ensure that the fume hood is operating as desired. We take a look at how to test the velocity of the airflow within a fume hood.
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What is DOP Testing for HEPA Filters and What Does it Involve?
High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters are effective devices used in cleanrooms, IVF labs, and healthcare environments to help provide clean air and reliable ventilation. They're an important part of…
High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters are effective devices used in cleanrooms, IVF labs, and healthcare environments to help provide clean air and reliable ventilation. They're an important part of any ventilation system. HEPA filters are tested throughout manufacturing and must pass rigorous commissioning tests before they're made available to the market. Their role is crucial, and it's important that they operate as intended.
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Introducing Sustainability to a Cleanroom
When it comes to sustainability, there's no time to waste – the best time to act is now. Our planet's health depends on it. For that reason, workplaces throughout the…
When it comes to sustainability, there's no time to waste – the best time to act is now. Our planet's health depends on it. For that reason, workplaces throughout the UK are rapidly rolling out environmentally friendly policies and introducing minimal waste practice wherever possible. It's a great initiative. And where carbon footprint is reduced or single use plastic usage is eliminated, there's no doubt that it's a step in the right direction for all of us. So, what can we do to make cleanrooms more sustainable?
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Laminar Air Flow in Healthcare Environments
In healthcare environments, every precaution is taken to reduce the risk of cross contamination and prevent the spread of bacteria. There are countless policies and procedures that define safe ways…
In healthcare environments, every precaution is taken to reduce the risk of cross contamination and prevent the spread of bacteria. There are countless policies and procedures that define safe ways of working, how to clean items correctly, and the equipment or clothing that is required to keep staff, patients, and molecular components safe. While it may not be as obvious as sterilising equipment, controlling air flow is crucial within a healthcare environment, and installing a laminar airflow system is a popular approach.
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  • Testimonial
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    "Very knowledgeable, and not only were the biosafety cabinets we ordered from TION made exactly the way we needed them, but they were delivered and installed within 48 hours."

    Head of Microbiology | LGC
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    "This project has definitely been a learning curve for me and from the very first phone conversation your knowledge, calm nature and expertise put me completely at ease."

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