Blogs & Vlogs

Announcing the Winner of the Multi Spin Centrifuge!

1 min

Thank you to everyone who came by the Amuza booth at the Biotechnology Vendor Showcase at UC-San Diego on August 24, 2017! Please watch the video to see if YOU are the lucky winner of the Free Tomy MultiSpin Cordless Micro Centrifuge giveaway....

Autoclave Maintenance – Proper Usage and Cleaning for Autoclave Performance and Longevity

5 min

Though autoclaves, sometimes referred to as steam sterilizers, are pieces of equipment designed to disinfect and sterilize laboratory media (glassware, plasticware, etc.) as well as biohazard waste, they must be maintained and used in a way that allows them to properly function and is suitable for long-term use....

Autoclave Temperature: Why is 121°C Important and More FAQs

4 min

If you’re relatively new to the world of autoclaving (a.k.a. steam sterilization), you might have some basic questions about how lab autoclaves work to sterilize things like glassware and culture media....

Autoclaves for Start-Ups

8 min

The Start-Up Autoclave: What You’re Up Against Let me start by describing a scenario that may sound familiar to you: You’re working at a biotech startup or small laboratory. You’ve been tasked with buying basic lab equipment. You’re looking at autoclaves and you’re not impressed with the options. Too big. Too small. Not enough throughput. […]...

Common autoclave issues — and how to troubleshoot them

5 min

  A steam sterilizer, a.k.a. autoclave, is a tool that your lab or production facility relies on all the time. But like any device, an autoclave can sometimes have issues that degrade its performance, or render it unusable, either temporarily or permanently. Obviously, autoclave downtime costs you time and money, not to mention frustration. This […]...

Congratulations to our TOMY Centrifuge giveaway winner

1 min

Congratulations to Mayumi of Scripps Research Institute in San Diego for winning the Tomy mini centrifuge in Amuza's raffle giveaway!...

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