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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.
What’s the Best Cleaning Solution for Your Lab? Automated vs Chemical
When most people think of the inner workings of a specialist laboratory, they tend to think of the stereotypes – wild chemical experiments and all manner of substances being combined…
When most people think of the inner workings of a specialist laboratory, they tend to think of the stereotypes – wild chemical experiments and all manner of substances being combined in the most dramatic fashion possible. They rarely consider one of the most important parts of running any lab correctly - cleaning it. Find out how to optimally clean your lab to ensure safety here.
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How to Keep Your HEPA Filter in the Best Possible Condition
HEPA filters, found inside your biosafety cabinet or air purifier unit, are an important part of the cabinet assembly. They perform a crucial role in removing contaminants from the work area and filtering harmful…
HEPA filters, found inside your biosafety cabinet or air purifier unit, are an important part of the cabinet assembly. They perform a crucial role in removing contaminants from the work area and filtering harmful airborne chemicals. And when those filters fail (and need replaced), your unit won't operate correctly. So, how do you maintain your HEPA filter to keep it working to keep both your samples and your staff safe? Find out here.
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The Key Differences Between Biological Safety Cabinets & LAF Cupboards
Confused about the key differences between biological safety cabinets and laminar air flow (LAF) cupboards? You're not the only one. To the untrained eye, both of these pieces of important…
Confused about the key differences between biological safety cabinets and laminar air flow (LAF) cupboards? You're not the only one. To the untrained eye, both of these pieces of important laboratory equipment can look identical. But with a little more research and a degree of understanding, you'll quickly come to realise that they're used for very different procedures. Here, we're going to take a look at the key differences between the two.
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Is UV-C Effective Against Coronavirus?
UV light is a proven technology when it comes to reducing bacteria, viruses and other harmful microorganisms that pose a risk to human health. Ultraviolet (UV-C) light is germicidal because…
UV light is a proven technology when it comes to reducing bacteria, viruses and other harmful microorganisms that pose a risk to human health. Ultraviolet (UV-C) light is germicidal because it kills or inactivates microorganisms with its short wavelength by destroying nucleic acids and disrupting their DNA, leaving them unable to perform vital cellular functions. In addition, oxygen can also absorb energy from UV light to form ozone for disinfection. Find out how effective UV is against Covid-19 here.
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The Differences Between Biosafety Cabinet Class I and Class II
When it comes to purchasing biosafety cabinets for laboratories, you need to undertake the appropriate level of research and make sure that you purchase a product that's fit-for-purpose. The safety…
When it comes to purchasing biosafety cabinets for laboratories, you need to undertake the appropriate level of research and make sure that you purchase a product that's fit-for-purpose. The safety of your laboratory and lab staff could very well depend on it. There are three different classes of biosafety cabinet, but even these can be broken down. It pays to know what work certain cabinet classes are designed for, and what they're not designed for.
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Building a Stronger Lab Safety Culture in the COVID-19 Era
The importance of safety in a laboratory should never be disregarded. Operators of filtration systems like fume cupboards, biosafety cabinets or PCR cabinets often handle and work on pathogens posing…
The importance of safety in a laboratory should never be disregarded. Operators of filtration systems like fume cupboards, biosafety cabinets or PCR cabinets often handle and work on pathogens posing a significant hazardous risk to people and the environment. Consequently, certain measures need to be in place to sufficiently control any infectious particulates.
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What Are HEPA Filters and How Do they Work?
Chances are that if you work in the healthcare sector or a laboratory, you'll know what a HEPA filter is and why they're important. But since the emergence of COVID-19,…
Chances are that if you work in the healthcare sector or a laboratory, you'll know what a HEPA filter is and why they're important. But since the emergence of COVID-19, more and more people around the world, spanning all different industries, need to be aware of what HEPA filters are and how they work in filtration systems. So, what does HEPA mean, and why are HEPA filters so important?
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Infection Prevention & Control in Hospitals with UV Decontamination
Healthcare facilities and all their staff have a profound responsibility to ensure the environment they work in is clean and safe, not just for them, but for patients and visitors…
Healthcare facilities and all their staff have a profound responsibility to ensure the environment they work in is clean and safe, not just for them, but for patients and visitors too. COVID-19 has only served to add to this pressure the health system was under. So, how can UV decontamination help?
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An Introduction into Air Sterilisers and Purifiers
Air inside a healthcare environment is completely full of particulate matter (PM). In layman's terms, it's jam-packed with a mixture of solid particle pollutants and liquid droplets including spores from…
Air inside a healthcare environment is completely full of particulate matter (PM). In layman's terms, it's jam-packed with a mixture of solid particle pollutants and liquid droplets including spores from viruses and bacteria. If it's in the air, then they can just as easily be on the surface of furniture, clothes and equipment, which will come from patients, visitors and staff alike.
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  • Testimonial
    Hear what some of our customers have to say.
    "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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    Hear what some of our customers have to say.
    "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."

    Prenetics
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