Environmentally Friendly Medical-Grade Refrigerators Save Energy & Reduce Cost

Posted on Apr 08, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

Traditional cooling technology has been used in laboratory and blood bank refrigerators for many years. This approach relies on fixed capacity compressors and hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants to achieve the required temperature range. While these systems achieve...

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Pro Line Platelet Storage: Benefits of Innovative Technology

Posted on Mar 30, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

For many cancer patients and those suffering traumatic injuries, platelets are an essential life-saving therapy. The blood bank community constantly strives to make sure an adequate supply of platelets is available to keep up with demand. For this reason, platelet storage...

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See How Easy it is to Program the UltraCW® II Cell Washer

Posted on Mar 25, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

The UltraCW® II Automatic Cell Washing System features programmability that is flexible and intuitive. New programs can easily be created on the full-color touchscreen. The pre-set programs can also be edited, enabling them to be fine-tuned to your facility’s needs.

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GX Solutions Innovation Continues with Launch of Laboratory & Plasma Freezers

Posted on Mar 18, 2021 by Ben Greenfield

Helmer Scientific is pleased to announce the launch of GX Solutions Laboratory and Plasma Freezers for vaccines, medications, blood therapies, and sample storage. Powered by OptiCool™ technology GX Solutions are the first professional medical-grade freezers that are...

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The Importance of Using Monitored Storage Devices for COVID-19 Test Kits

Posted on Mar 02, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

Storing diagnostic test kits within the correct temperature range is important for ensuring accurate test results. Each test comes with manufacturer’s Instructions for Use (IFU) that defines the storage requirements for the kit. When refrigerated or frozen storage is...

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Prevent Unauthorized Entry into Storage Devices with i.C3® Access Control

Posted on Feb 11, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

In certain scenarios it is important to control who can open the door and access the contents of a temperature-controlled storage device. For these situations, Helmer Scientific offers Access Control functionality. When a storage device is equipped with access control, an...

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Survey: Clinical Laboratories Continue to Implement Medical-Grade Refrigeration

Posted on Feb 02, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

For clinical labs, the use of refrigeration designed specifically for storing temperature-sensitive patient specimens and reagents is important for safeguarding their integrity. Storage within the correct temperature range helps ensure accurate test results, supports...

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View the Capabilities of the i.C3® Interactive Temperature Graph

Posted on Jan 26, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

Visibility into the temperature performance of storage devices can quickly alert users to any issues or provide reassurance that all is well. The ability to easily access and view this information in a user-friendly format can provide rapid insights into the performance of...

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Heroes Behind the Scenes: Medical Laboratory Professionals

Posted on Jan 20, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

What drives decisions about an individual’s medical care? About two-thirds of the time, these critical decisions are based on the results of a laboratory test. An enormous volume of testing is needed to support patient care. According to AACC, about 13 billion lab tests are...

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Best of 2020: Clinical Laboratory

Posted on Jan 14, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

Helmer Scientific has collected the top ten clinical laboratory posts from 2020. Popular topics from 2020 include selecting cold storage for COVID-19 testing, the benefits of adopting new refrigeration technology in the lab, and how the i.C3® Information Center helps support...

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