Pittcon 2018

The stage is set for Pittcon

Date: Monday, February 26, 2018 - Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Location: Chicago, IL


Remember to stop by Labconco booth 2537 to Take 5 with us and see our latest equipment, including the Protector® Airo™ Filtered Fume Hood and FreeZone® Freeze Dryer. We look forward to seeing you at Pittcon 2018

Our application experts will present a host of enter-splaining "Take 5" sessions

Water Chemistry in Good Beer Design

Hops, grain, and yeast. Each contribute important flavors to beer. But what about water, which makes up more than 90% of beer’s total volume? At this session you will hear how breweries augment their regional water profiles in the quest for the perfect beer.

Freeze Dry Hacks that Work

Some samples are not easy to freeze dry, but there are easy solutions to challenging samples if you know what to do. Learn about these valuable freeze dry hacks that work. 

Testing of a Champion

In the glamorous world of international horse racing, learn how innovative evaporators protect fair competition. 

Things That Go BOOM

Some chemical hazards are so bad they require a specific type of fume hood. Don’t miss out on learning what those chemicals are, and what has happened in labs that are not set up correctly. 

Solving Common Glassware Washing Problems

Is your glassware coated in a white mystery film after cleaning? Is excessive background noise impacting your shiny new triple quad mass spec? And why does glassware etch? Join Labconco for a brief discussion on solutions to these, and other common glassware washing problems. 

Rethinking Hazardous Drug Safety

A recent boom in overdoses from fentanyl and other opioid drugs highlights the importance of safety when handling evidence contaminated with potent drugs. What measures are available to protect laboratory research personnel from chemical powders with similar potency?

Evaporate or Lyophilize? How to Choose

Do not miss our quick discussion on how to decide the best method for drying your sample. Learn how to save time and money while improving sample quality. 

To Duct or Not to Duct…

Chemical fume hoods can be a huge drain on a laboratory HVAC system. Learn when you can go ductless and save precious energy costs. 

EXplosion Proof = EXterior

There is a lot of confusion in the industry about explosion-proof fume hoods. Don't miss this quick presentation on what it takes to be an explosion-proof fume hood, as we help clear up this common misunderstanding. 

Starting to sound interesting? 

Come enjoy a quick "Take 5" course, and if you like, linger to ask questions and check out Labconco equipment on display:

The Protector Airo Filtered Fume Hood requires no ductwork and can be used with a much wider variety of chemicals than traditional ductless hoods. 

FreeZone Freeze Dryers include the intuitively programmable Lyo-Works™ Operating System with a large, full color touch screen display. Add the End-Zone™ to get alerts when samples in flasks are ready.