Seminars and Training

Adsorbable Organic Halogen (AOX) Analysis Masterclass – 29th September 2021

SciMed is pleased to announce its 2021 Adsorbable Organic Halogen (AOX)  Masterclass which will take place on the 29th of September 2021. AOX legislation such as DIN ISO 9652, EPA 1650 for AOX in water and wastewater, and EPA 9020B for TOX in wastewater is being introduced to the UK and this Masterclass will give all the relevant background and practical knowledge for laboratories looking at doing this testing. This Masterclass will be delivered by SciMed and Analytik Jena AOX Applications experts. All aspects of AOX analysis including Theory, Calibration, Sample Preparation, Validation, Method Development and Routine Maintenance will be covered….

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Total Organic Carbon (TOC-TNb) Masterclass September 2021

SciMed is pleased to announce the return of its in-person Masterclass for TOC and TNb Analysis which will take place in the SciMed Headquarters in Stockport on the 30th of September 2021. This Masterclass will be delivered by both SciMed and Analytik Jena applications experts and will focus on Environmental, Pharmaceutical, Industrial and Research applications.  All aspects of TOC/TN analysis including Theory, Calibration, Sample Preparation, Validation, Method Development and Routine Maintenance will be covered. A fully operational system will be used for the training to allow participants to get essential and beneficial “hands on” experience. This Masterclass will cost £100+VAT…

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Automated Environmental Testing: Introducing the EasyPREP range from SCP SCIENCE

Join us for an in-depth look at SCP SCIENCE’s EasyPREP Environmental Instruments used to automate your everyday chemistry lab analysis. Thursday 17th of June 2021 at 14:00 until 15:00   The EasyPREP range provides environmental testing laboratories with the solutions required to comply with environmental legislation through automated, unattended analytical platforms.  Our range of chemical analysers include:  BOD, COD, pH, conductivity, alkalinity, and turbidity testing. Environmental  monitoring is essential in ensuring a healthy and balanced ecosystem. Environmental laws play a vital role in controlling the use of natural resources and in protecting the environment. Numerous regulations have been implemented by the…

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Webinar: AOX (adsorbable organic halogens) in wastewater to comply with ISO 9562

Compliance with ISO 9562 will be introduced to the UK wastewater testing regime in 2022. This standard specifies a method for the direct determination of organically bound chlorine, bromine and iodine (expressed as chloride) adsorbable on activated carbon. Wednesday 9th June 2021 – 10:00 – 11:00 AM (GMT) The method that will be presented, is applicable to samples with concentrations of inorganic chloride ions at low levels of less than 1 g/l as well as those with higher concentrations. This method also applies to samples containing suspended solids where halogens are adsorbed onto the solid matter: these samples require filtration…

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Improve the reliability of your plant machinery with on site oil condition monitoring

  When will this take place? This webinar will take place on Monday 5th of July at 14:00 and will last 1h approx. It will be run via Microsoft Teams . It will be a combination of a technical presentation and a live demonstration     Who Should attend? Quality plant engineers, and laboratory staff members who are involved in maintaenance and upkeep of plant machinery What will be presented? Introduction of the testing principles Return on investement data Real life examples of the benefits of on site oil condition monitring Demonstration of the typical recommended test methods. For more…

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2021 In Person XRF theory course open to all X-Ray Fluorescence users including XRF sample preparation

When is the XRF course? 12th-16th July 2021   By popular demand, we have pleasure in announcing our 2019 XRF series of courses also including XRF sample preparation. The courses have been adapted to accommodate users of any kind of XRF Spectrometer. The program is as follows:    12th – 13th July Wavelength Dispersive XRF Spectrometry A two day course focusing of the key principles of wavelength dispersive XRF and their practical application. Intended for existing and prospective WD-XRF users who wish to advance their understanding of the technique. Cost £495 + VAT 14th July 2021 XRF Sample Preparation –…

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Webinar Series: Analysis, Testing and process solutions for the FOOD, FEED and BEVERAGE Industries

Thursday 27th May 2021 – Online   SciMed are once again holding their popular one-day seminar on techniques for the food, feed and beverage industries.  But this time it will be online! This free to attend event includes a number of technical talks with technical experts your current and future analytical and process requirements. The program will include the following talks: 10:00 – Food for Thought – The added value to your business that Near Infrared (NIR) analysis brings 11:00 – Testing feeds, premixes and silage by XRF as an alternative to AAS 12:00 Applications of Calorimetry in food research…

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Which Bowman XRF plating thickness tester is best for you?

REGISTER TO ACCESS THE WEBINAR RECORDING SciMed has been a UK distributor of analysers and testers for 42 years and has supported UK the Industrial, Science and Education sector with a broad range of technologies, including XRF.  Bowman and the fastest global supplier of XRF plating thickness testers. Based in the USA Bowman offers a broad and expanding range of  solutions for the metal finishing and electronics/components industry. SciMed and Bowman recently joined forced to offer the UK market a full range of state of the art XRF coating analysers. Join this webinar to find out more about both SciMed…

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Double Webinar: Sample digestion by microwave and analysis of difficult matrices by AAS and ICP (OES and MS)

Thursday 29th April 2021 A new dawn has risen in the world of microwave digestion with the MultiView from SCP Science: this is the most versatile and flexible microwave digestor. Combined with the optional capability of running batches of 120 samples. Combined with the superior capabilities of the Atomic Spectroscopy range from Analytik Jena ( from AAS to ICP-MS via ICP-OES), the modern day analytical chemist has some exciting new capabilities to upgrade a future looking laboratory. There will be two webinars: 13:30 -14:30 Webinar one:Acid Digestion an Advanced Microwave digestion Introducing the MultiView from SCP SCIENCE 14:45-15:30 Webinar two:…

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Webinar: The Characterisation of phase change materials by thermal analysis

Thursday 20th May 2021 – 11:00AM lasting 1H maximum Energy saving has never been more important and Phase Change Materials are  currently finding use in many areas and in particular in the field of thermal energy storage. These materials can be characterised  by thermal analysis technique such as DSC and calorimetry to measure and characterise properties such as temperature and heat of transitions, thermal stability and heat capacity. In this webinar we will show thermal analysis techniques and the data they can provide to characterise PCM materials and also show how high temperature and high pressures studies can aid development…

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Webinar for the Pharmaceutical Industry: latest developments in analytical and characterisation methods

Thursday 22nd April 2021 – Online SciMed are once again holding their popular one-day seminar on techniques for the Pharmaceutical Industry, from research, formulation to manufacturing of solid doses and vaccines This free to attend event includes a number of technical talks with technical experts who will provide in depth insights into a range of analytical and testing techniques relevant to the pharmaceutical industry The program will include the following talks: 10:00 – Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry Applied to the Characterization of Pharmaceutical Materials, Formulations, and Drug Delivery Systems 11:00 – Scanning Electron Microscopy: looking closer at your formulations 12:00…

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Blend monitoring using integrated NIR in partnership with PHARMATECH

WEDNESDAY 31st of March at 11:00 GMT   Using online near infrared PAT sensors isn’t new in the Quality By Design approach but the capabilities are constantly improving and evolving. Scimed and Pharmatech have partnered, with support from Viavi, to offer combined systems using the Viavi MicroNIR PAT-W near infrared sensor integrated with Pharmatech’s range of blender systems including their OPC interface. In this webinar, we will demonstrate the NIR and blender technology integration and showcase the recent chemometric features, such as Golden Batch, within the new V3.2 MicroNIR Pro software. We will give an introduction to the main features…

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Webinar day: for the petroleum industry. latest testing methods and technologies

Wednesday 3rd March 2021 – Online SciMed are once again holding their popular one-day seminar on techniques for the petroleum industries from refineries to fuels and  lubricating products. This free to attend event includes a number of technical talks with technical experts your current and future analytical and process requirements.   The program will include the following talks: 09:30 – Determining the energy content of your fuel (ASTM D240 to modern day)   10:00 – Latest Petroleum International Standards for XRF.   11:00 – The importance of both robust and versatile sample handling combined with intelligent detector design to ensures…

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Understanding Chemical Reaction Hazards

This event has now taken place. You can still register to access our recording of the webinar   The consequences of uncontrolled exothermic chemical reactions and exothermic decompositions can be devastating, and it is important the hazards are fully understood. SciMed are the only “one stop shop” company able to offer a complete range of testing equipment, contract testing and expert advice for all your requirements. In this webinar we will give an overview of the equipment and testing we offer along with advice on when these instruments can be used in the study of chemical rection hazards.   Who…

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You call that a stirred reactor?

This event has now taken place. You can still register to access our recording of the webinar Please join us for a 60 minute webinar on stirred high pressure reactors with both practical demonstrations and discussions about stirring in a variety of applications in high pressure reactors. This webinar will define what is meant by a stirred reactor, discuss the mechanical obstacles that need to be overcome to provide mechanical stirring in a high pressure environment, and look at some interesting examples of what is possible in a Parr stirred reactor.     Who should attend? Scientists, engineers, and laboratory…

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Why switch from hydrogen bottles to a hydrogen generator

This event has now taken place. You can still register to access our recording of the webinar Please join us for a 60 minute webinar on hydrogen production with the H-Genie hydrogen generator including demonstrations of the H-Genie’s capabilities. In this webinar we will look at the benefits of using hydrogen generators in the laboratory over traditional bottled hydrogen. We will also dip into some of the inherent dangers of hydrogen, and how the H-genie can be used to address them.   Who should attend? Scientists, engineers, and laboratory staff members who use hydrogen in the laboratory. What will be…

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Powder XRF Forum organised by RIGAKU

We are pleased to announce that Rigaku Europe SE will be holding a three days Powder XRD Forum which will be conducted in ON-LINE format following the best practices for on-line conferences and events.   The event will be scheduled in the first week of March 2021 after attaining agreement with all key speakers.   During the meeting we will discuss classical XRD topics as well as advanced X-ray scattering techniques:   Progress in structure solution and refinement using powder diffraction data Total scattering studies (PDF analysis) Use of XRPD in the pharmaceutical industry Non ambient in-situ studies Battery materials…

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Battery and Energy storage Webinar Day

Following the success of our previous seminar day, which was held at University College London, SciMed is please to announce another day dedicated at the applications of battery and energy storage research. The day will consist in a series of individual Webinars covering: X-ray Diffraction (XRD) Thermal Methods: thermal analysis and calorimetry Eletrochemistry. When will it take place? Wednesday 14th of June   The talks will be as follows: Applications of thermal analysis & calorimetry for the development & testing of batteries –Thermal Analysis and calorimetry can play an important part in the characterisation of batteries and battery materials. This…

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The importance of elemental analysis in the food and beverage market

This event has now taken place. You can still register to access our recording of the webinar   This webinar will focus on the full range of applications to the food & beverage market, from raw materials to packaging to finished-goods testing. We will cover everything from percentage-level macro-testing to trace-level elemental speciation. We will explore the range of techniques available, particularly AAS, ICP-OES and ICP-MS, and look at both liquid and solids analyses. We will also be running a live analysis session on our demo ICP-MS. Who is this webinar for? Any scientists, analysts, researchers or technicians involved in…

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Webinar: The formulation of CBD products (and other botanical extracts) using Ultrasound and assessing their stability and key characteristic of particle size

The formulation of CBD products (and other botanical extracts) using Hielscher Ultrasound and assessing their stability and key characteristic of particle size using a Brookhaven Omni.   This Webinar will cover the following topics Forming emulsions with CBD and formulation of products using Hielscher ultrasound technology Drinks, gels, juices, sweets & candy or just good old oil under the tongue are all ways CBD has been marketed. The questions is, how do you go from the raw extract or isolate to dispersing this precious commodity into your product that will hopefully hit the shelves of shops across the country? The…

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Webinar: Fast and simple determination of fat, oil and grease (FOG) in effluent samples

Food production, manufacturing sites and waste services are facing increasing demand to quantify the amount of fat, oil and grease in their effluent streams. The classical methods are cumbersome, laborious and often inaccurate. This talk discusses the issues with the different analytical methods and positions a quick and easy method, based around the InfraCal analyser using EPA method 1664. When will this take place? This webinar will take place on Wednesday 27th of January at 14:00 and will last 1h approx. It will be run via Microsoft Teams Live. It will be a combination of a technical presentation and a…

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On-Line Webinar Day for the Waste, Environmental and Recycling Industries December 2020

Thursday 3rd December 2020 – Online SciMed are once again holding their popular one-day seminar on techniques for the waste, environmental & recycling industries.  But this time it will be online! This free to attend event includes a number of technical talks with technical experts your current and future analytical and process requirements. The program will include the following talks: Analysis of waste and other unknown materials by XRF Sensitivity, selectivity & simplicity. Getting the most from your samples with AA & ICP Environmental monitoring of total organic carbon by TOC for dirty samples Bomb calorimetry – how to determine…

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Spectro Scientific Minilab presentation for on site preventative oil condition monitoring

Watch this excellent video by Malcolm Haigh our Oil Condition Monitoring Product Manager providing a detailed over view of the benefits and use of the Spectro-Ametek Minilab.   For more information about registering to this event or to get more information on the MINILAB please contact us by either calling us on  +44 (0) 161 442 9963, send an email to enquiries@scimed.co.uk or complete our enquiry form.

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Webinar: The benefit of direct injection Total Carbon/Nitrogen for the handling of heavy and dirty matrices

Please join us for a 90 minute webinar with both practical and presentation sessions. In this webinar we will explore new application areas for TOC /TN analysis, and demonstrate the unique benefits that the Multi NC 2100 S offers with its unique direct injection. The Multi NC 2100 S TOC/TN analyser (with its direct-injection sample introduction) is suitable for a wide variety of analyses ranging from ultra-pure water testing in pharmaceuticals to vaccine quality control to sediment and soils. When will this take place? This webinar will take place on Wednesday 27th of January at 10:00 and will last 1h30…

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