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SPEX® SamplePrep was founded in 1954 to provide superior sample preparation equipment and supplies for spectroscopists. Our equipment is used to prepare samples for a wide range of analytical technologies including XRF, ICP, GCMS and PCR. Other applications include Particle Size Reduction, Cryogenic Grinding, Tissue Homogenization, DNA/RNA Extraction and Pressing & Pelletizing. Our goals for our customer’s sample preparation is to increase throughput, ensure reproducibility and to minimise cross contamination.

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NEW adjustable clamp for 2010 Geno/Grinder®

This adjustable clamp is easy to operate and accommodates all sample vials and titer plates. It holds up to 4 deep-well titer plates or sixteen 50ML tubes.
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Katanax K1 Prime fluxer in action!

The Katanax K1 fluxer is a single position, automated electric fusion machine. It is ideal for preparing fused beads for XRF analysis producing 5-7 samples per hour.
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End plug extractors for Freezer/Mill® vials

These extractors remove the end plugs from frozen grinding vials with ease. Just place the vials in the extractor's cradle and press the handle. Available for Microvials and small vials.
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Lab Innovations 2014

Posted 10/30/2014


SPEX CertiPrep, Ltd, a division of SPEX Companies, will be exhibiting at Lab Innovations NEC Birmingham UK 5th and 6th November. This year, we are celebrating 60 years of providing superior sample preparation equipment.Visit us at stand B11 to see new ways to improve your productivity in Biotechnology. We will be displaying the following items:

  • Our large capacity 6870D Freezer/Mill® allows users to double the capacity of their sample preparation.
  • Our 2010 Geno/Grinder® with an easy to use clamp that allows the processing of up to 6 deep well micro titer plates at a time.
  • The new MiniG™ is the ideal entry level homogenizer for medium throughput laboratories.
  •  The 1500 ShaQer™ which was developed specifically for the QuECHerS and SweEt method.
  • New Automated, Hydraulic Laboratory Press model 3636, ideal for accurate and repetitive sample pellets for XRF and other analytical techniques.

Join us in the Lion's Lair where Dave Speake will be giving a presentation. Stop by to learn more about our new Katanax K1 Prime Automated Electric Fluxer which is used to prepare a wide range of samples for downstream XRF analysis. Click here to learn more about the Lion's Lair at Lab Innovations.


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SPEX SamplePrep Launches New Website

Posted 7/23/2014

FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION - Metuchen, New Jersey – July 23, 2014

SPEX SamplePrep, an industry-leading provider of sample preparation equipment and supplies for cutting-edge analytical research applications, officially launched their newly revamped website. The re-designed site streamlines and optimizes user experience with easier navigation and a cleaner interface.

Seamless Site Navigation

Designed for target users, including laboratory research scientists and analytical technology specialists, the website provides quick and easy information access to SPEX SamplePrep’s extensive product line combined with application or technique-specific search tools. With this site revamp, overall navigation and data browsing is now easier and more user-friendly.

Optimized Search Features

Searching for sample preparation lab equipment and accessories online is simpler with the newly optimized search bar feature. Typing a keyword in the site’s search bar, will quickly lead to a detailed and organized list of matching search items with product information.

Data-Intensive Technical Information

The site overhaul also includes a new Technical Information menu as part of the company’s commitment to improve research and educational initiatives. Site visitors can view and download equipment manuals, scientific publications, product videos, visual presentations, and application notes, among other relevant resources.

Innovatively Designed Historical Timeline

The upgraded site also has an artistically designed historical timeline tracing the history of SPEX and sample preparation back to the 1950s. It chronicles the company’s humble beginnings from a spectrometer manufacturer to becoming one of today’s market leaders as a premier analytical technologies and scientific products provider.

Fully Accessible Shopping Cart Bar

A new shopping cart bar appears once a customer adds a product to the site’s online cart. By clicking on “View Cart” from this bar, customers in the US and UK can instantly review selected orders with relevant details such as the shipping method, subtotal, sales tax, and item quantity in their shopping cart order summary page before proceeding to checkout and payment.

Since its inception in 1954, SPEX SamplePrep has a proven track record for delivering premium sample preparation equipment and accessories. These products are used for a broad range of analytical applications by diverse industries including pharmaceutical, superconductor, polymer, and genetics research. With over five decades of industry experience, SPEX SamplePrep has set the standard for the innovation, accuracy, safety, durability, and versatility of sample preparation products. To view the company’s redesigned website, visit www.spexsampleprep.com today.

For further information contact: Francine Henry
Tel: (732) 623-0465
Email: fhenry@spex.com

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New Handbook of Sample Preparation Available!

Posted 4/28/2014

Our Handbook of Sample Preparation provides details about SPEX SamplePrep’s products and accessories. It also includes pictures of before and after samples and application notes. Click here to request your printed copy or to download the PDF.

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