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Medical Equipment needs to be durable and precise to ensure accurate results and flawless functioning.  Therefore, timely maintenance and repairs for your lab equipment is necessary if you want it to function smoothly.   Medical lab devices are subject to wear and tear because of frequent use.  The longevity of laboratory equipment relies on proper care and ongoing maintenance. 

Cleaning a biosafety cabinet is an important function in terms of both containment and sterility. Aseptic technique and daily decontamination will eliminate the majority of contaminants.  In addition, periodic and thorough decontamination routines is recommended by the manufacturer and is a good laboratory practice to reduce wear on the equipment and provide greater safety to you, your samples, and the environment.

In Accordance wtih OSHA

Properly maintained Biosafety Cabinets, when used in conjunction with good microbiological techniques, provide an effective containment system for safe manipulation of moderate and high risk infectious agents. Biosafety cabinets protect laboratory workers and the immediate lab environment from infectious aerosols generated within the cabinet.  They must be certified when installed, and whenever they are moved (at least annually).

Employers should ensure that a risk assessment has been completed and approved for the work to be conducted and to identify the class and type of BSC needed for the operation procedure.

Even the highest quality centrifuge can deliver sub optimal results if it is not suited for your application. It is important to consider centrifuge components and features before you buy so that you can get equipment that is right for your specific needs.  

Rotors: Fixed Angle and Swing Out rotors are the most common styles for benchtop, low-speed, and high-speed floor model centrifuge applications.  When it comes to centrifuge rotors, there are several things that you should consider when you are trying to determine which type of rotor is best for you.