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WORLD CLASS LAB INSTRUMENT ON SHOW AT BIOTECH AFRICA - 12 October 2005

Redostat™, a premium laboratory tool for more effective experimentation in chemistry and biology, will be on show at Biotech Africa South Africa's first International Biotech Forum, 18 – 20 October 2005 at the Sandton Convention Centre.

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Redox control breakthrough with launch of Redostat™ - 19 September 2005

An innovative product guaranteed to assist scientists in fields as diverse as medicine, mining and the environment, by controlling and recording the oxidation-reduction potential in experiments will be launched at the International Biohydrometallurgy Symposium,
25 – 29 September 2005.

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For further information, photography or an opportunity to interview Dr Frank Crundwell, contact: Natascha Uberbacher on 072 531 9717 or natascha.uberbacher@redostat.com


Fact sheet

What is Redostat™? Redostat™ is a control system to maintain the redox potential by using electrical current as an oxidising or reducing agent
Customer benefits
  • Precise data control eliminates trial and error from readings
  • Automated and reliable to optimise lab time
  • Versatile equipment allowing unique experiments to be conducted
Applications

Chemical

  • Corrosion studies, cladding reactions, precipitation reactions, electroless deposition reactions, dissolution reactions
Environmental
  • Denitrification, sulphide oxidation, ionic feeding of bacteria, acid mine drainage
Medical
Biochemical
  • Quinone chemistry
  • Organic synthesis

Biotechnology

  • Bacterial leaching, algae control, acid mine drainage, bacterial reduction of manganese dioxide, bacterial growth on soil from Mars
Product features
  • Computer contro
  • Reaction compartme
  • pH control
  • Temperature
  • Redox potential control
  • Agitator speed indicator
  • Dissolved oxygen measurement
  • Computer control and data logging
Current clients Mintek; Texas A & M Research Foundation, University of Texas, Bioprocess Engineering Research Unit; Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cape Town
Product developer Dr Frank Crundwell, internationally renowned scientist.
About Danntech Precision Instruments (Pty) Ltd Redostat™ is owned by Danntech Precision Instruments, producers of world-class precision laboratory equipment for researchers globally
Location Randburg, South Africa