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Agar Express December 2018 - A new Micro-Slicer available to demo, Agar Filaments & more...

Agar Express December 2018 - Agar Tungsten Filaments, Geller Re-callibration Service, our Christmas hours & more!December 2018

We are pleased to introduce a new Soft Tissue MicroSlicer available to demo this month. December's newsletter also includes information on Agar Tungsten Filaments, the Geller Re-callibration Service and our delivery and opening times during the Christmas period. 

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Agar Express November 2018 - Introducing new Microslicers, TEM grid boxes, Dumont Tweezer Boxes & more...

Agar Express November 2018 - Introducing new Microslicers, TEM grid boxes, Dumont Tweezer Boxes & more...November 2018

We are pleased to introduce new Soft Tissue MicroSlicers, a new 6-Way Rotary TEM Grid Box, the Mag*I*Cal Calibration Standard and new Dumont Tweezer Boxes. November's newsletter also includes information about our delivery and opening times during the Christmas period. 

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Agar Express October 2018 - Discover our new range of Cryo Pucks, Dewars & more…

Agar Express October 2018 - Discover our new range of Cryo Pucks, Dewars & more…October 2018

We are pleased to introduce four new products to you this month - including a complete set of pucks and tools for Cryo-EM, an extended range of Cryolab Liquid Nitrogen Dewars, Bio extended hold time and Bio high capacity refrigerators from the Bio Series and the Pioneer PX Range of Precision and Analytical Balances.

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Cryo Microscopy Group 2018 Meeting

Cryo Microscopy GroupThe 2018 CMG Meeting will be held at The NMRC, The University of Nottingham on Wednesday 14th November 2018. We look forward to meeting you there!

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2018 SEMT Meeting

SEMTThis year's SEMT One Day Meeting will take place at the Natural History Museum on the 12th of December 2018. This meeting provides opportunities for researchers, scientists, students and industry to network, keep up-to-date with research in microscopy and technique methodologies, as well as providing a platform for collaborations. The SEMT are also hosting the RMS beginners competition. We look forward to meeting you there!

semt.org.uk

 

The Scottish Microscopy Group's 46th Annual Symposium

The Scottish Microscopy Group's 46th Annual SymposiumThe 46th meeting of the Scottish Microscopy Group (SMG) will be held in the Chester Hotel, 59 - 63 Queen's Road, Aberdeen on Wednesday 5th December, 2018. We look forward to meeting you there!

scottishmicroscopygroup.org.uk

 

Agar Express September 2018 - new retainers for High Magnification EM reference standards, 10 & 20nm Silicon Nitride membranes & more…

Agar Express September 2018 - new retainers for High Mag EM reference standards, 10 & 20nm Silicon Nitride membranes & more…September 2018

We're pleased to bring you the latest new products and this month we have; retainers for Geller's High Magnification reference standards, new 10 & 20nm thickness Silicon Nitride membranes and sample pins for Cryo-Ultramicrotomes.

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Agar Express August 2018 - new AFM probes with a unique tip shape, Boron substrate for SEM/EDX & more...

Agar Express August 2018 - new AFM probes with a unique tip shape, Boron substrate for SEM/EDX & more...August 2018

This month we are pleased to introduce the new OPUS range of AFM probes with a unique tip shape, a new Boron substrate for SEM/EDX microanalysis plus a special offer for Dust-Off air duster refills.

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Agar Express July 2018 - new top quality tweezers for microscopy and lab, Chemographic test samples for forensic analysis & more…

Agar Express July 2018 - new top quality tweezers for microscopy and lab, Chemographic test samples for forensic analysis & more…

July 2018

New this month we have additional top quality tweezers for your microscopy and lab work; our popular tweezers kit is now back in stock and we have new Chemographic test samples with synthetic GSR distributions for forensic analysis.

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Agar Express June 2018 - our new 'Introduction to Cryo-EM' Consumables Kit, Apiezon high vacuum sealants & lubricants, kit options for grid storage boxes & more…

Agar Express June 2018 - our new 'Introduction to Cryo-EM' Consumables Kit, Apiezon high vacuum sealants & lubricants, kit options for grid storage boxes & more…June 2018

This month we're happy to introduce our new 'Introduction to Cryo-EM' Consumables Kit containing a selection of products to assist users new to Cryo-EM; two useful new kit options for our new rotary TEM grid storage boxes, an extended range of Apiezon high vacuum sealants, lubricants & waxes and, just announced, ISO9001 certification!.

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Now certified to ISO9001:2015!

June 2018

Agar Scientific is pleased to announce we are now formally approved to ISO9001:2015. Agar Scientific maintains a detailed and documented Management System specifying our manufacturing and distribution processes which is now approved by Alcumus ISOQAR to ISO9001:2015. The certificate number is: 16452-QMS-001, a copy of which can be downloaded here.

 

MMC2019 - a date for the diary!

MMC2019Europe's leading microscopy event in 2019, MMC2019 is set to be as big and as bold as ever with six parallel conference sessions, an exhibition with more than 100 companies and a brilliant selection of features such as pre-event workshops and turn-up-and-learn training opportunities. Microscience Microscopy Congress 2019 will include:

  • Plenary Speakers - with world-leading names in microscopy
  • Invited and submitted talks - from leading scientists
  • Poster sessions - a prominent and popular feature within the main exhibition hall
  • Huge exhibition - home to 100+ companies showcasing the very best in microscopy
  • Commercial Workshops - opportunities to learn of what is new from manufacturers
  • Learning Zone - a fully-equipped teaching and learning area
  • Satellite Meetings - to meet your peers within the environment of a much larger event
  • Scientific Imaging Competition - display of shortlisted images from the RMS Imaging Competition
  • Great social programme - high-profile social events perfect for networking and relaxing

MMC2019 runs from 1st to 4th July 2019 at Manchester Central, Manchester, UK - you will be most welcome to join us at Stand 710.

Find out more here: www.mmc-series.org.uk


Agar Express May 2018 - introducing our new TEM grid box, new application kits for the BioWave Pro+ Tissue Processing System & more...

Agar Express May 2018 - introducing our new TEM grid box, new application kits for the BioWave Pro+ Tissue Processing System & more... May 2018

Welcome to Agar Scientific's May Newsletter. This month we're pleased to introduce our new TEM grid storage box - which has been skilfully designed with microscopist in mind - along with new application kits for the BioWave Pro+ Microwave Tissue Processing System, new price structures for HQ series of AFM Probes, Gold targets prices and a GDPR update.

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Agar Express April 2018 - new serialised SEM stubs, pre-mounted tabs, Dry Ice Maker & more...

Agar Express April 2018 - new serialised SEM stubs, pre-mounted tabs, Dry Ice Maker & more... April 2018

Introduced this month are serialised SEM pin stubs, these, together with standard stubs, are now available with pre-mounted tabs loaded into individual tubes or boxes - an extremely useful combination out in the field. There's also a new Portable Dry Ice Maker for the lab and Rotary-Planetary-Tilting Stage for the larger chamber Agar Sputter and Carbon Coaters.

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Agar Express March 2018 - a new diamond wire saw, Cryo-EM pucks, Dewars prices reduced and more...

Agar Express - a new diamond wire saw, Cryo-EM pucks, Dewars prices reduced and more... March 2018

This month we're pleased to introduce the second of WELL's new precision diamond wire saws the 4500 model, new Cryo EM Puck kits for storing and transporting specimen grids under cryogenic conditions and significantly reduced prices for our range of liquid nitrogen storage Dewars.

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Agar Express February 2018 - introducing a new high performance vibrating blade micro-slicer and more…

Agar Express February 2018 - introducing a new high performance vibrating blade micro-slicer and more…February 2018

New in this month's Newsletter we have a high performance vibrating blade micro-slicer to produce accurate soft tissue sections, a precision diamond saw to cut medium sized samples, and a cold cure expanding embedding resin.

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Agar Express January 2018 - 20% discount off your next Gold sputter target & more...

Agar Express January 2018 - 20% discount off your next Gold sputter target & more...January 2018

The first newsletter of the New Year with our Best Wishes for 2018! This month there's 20% discount off your next gold sputter target, diamond knives for Cryo, the CorrStub SEM specimen stub for correlative microscopy & GSR analysis and Dust-Off air dusters in bulk packs.

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Agar Express December 2017 - introducing our new CorrStub® a unique SEM specimen stub for correlative microscopy & more...

Agar Express December 2017 - introducing our new CorrStub a unique SEM specimen stub for correlative microscopy & moreDecember 2017

Welcome to Agar Scientific's December newsletter. We're pleased to introduce the new CorrStub® this month - a unique SEM specimen stub designed by Agar Scientific specifically for correlative microscopy and forensic GSR analysis, along with our Season Greetings!

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Agar Express November 2017 - UltrAuFoil Holey Gold Films for Cryomicroscopy, Critical Dimension Magnification Standards for SEM & more

Agar Express November 2017 - UltrAuFoil Holey Gold Films for Cryomicroscopy, Critical Dimension Magnification Standards for SEM & moreNovember 2017

This month we're pleased to introduce the new UltrAuFoil ultra-stable gold support films for cryomicroscopy, new critical dimension magnification standard for SEM, FESEM, FIB, CD-SEM, LM, & AFM magnification calibration, new No3 and No4 disposable scalpels, KLEEN scalpel blade management system, plus accessories and consumables for FEI's Vitrobot system.

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Agar Express October 2017 - explore Agar's new Cryo range

Agar Express October 2017October 2017

This month we have a new Cryogenic section on the site where we've brought together a wide range of useful products to help get the best from your cryo work.

In addition to the new lines: Cryo-EM Pucks - organised storage & transport, Foam Cryo Dewars and the UVC3 Cryo Chamber, we have a wide range of Quantifoils for specimen support, many of which are stocked in convenient packs of 10; the easiGlow glow discharge system for grid preparation prior to plunge freezing; and consumables for the FEI Vitrobot system including tweezers, blotting paper & compatible grid boxes.

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Agar Express September 2017 - new LED Light Source, magnifiers, TSI AirPro Velocity Meters with mobile app, the Agar demo room & more

Agar Express September 2017September 2017

This month we're pleased to introduce the very latest LED Light Source from Photonic, new table-top and head-band magnifiers, the new TSI AirPro Velocity Meters with mobile app, the Agar demo room & diary updates for the Autumn.

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Agar Express August 2017 - new Silicon AFM probes, high-brightness Ringlight for LM, Ultrasonic cleaners & more

Agar Express July 2017 - focus on SEMAugust 2017

This month we introduce a new generation of Silicon AFM probes, a new fully-integrated, high-brightness Ringlight for LM, new Ultrasonic cleaners and cleaning solutions, plus a new batch of special offers!

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Agar Express July 2017 - focus on SEM

Agar Express July 2017 - focus on SEMJuly 2017

This month we focus on SEM with new highly conductive tapes and tabs, a new stub holder block, new SEM stubs and mounts, the EasiShaper for quick & precise carbon rod shaping, plus a look back at mmc2017.

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Agar Express June 2017 - mmc2017 approaches!

Agar Express June 2017 - mmc2017 approaches!June 2017

With the mmc2017 exhibition, running from 4th to 6th July in Manchester UK, fast approaching we have further details of the show and our stand 815 - we hope to see you there!

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Agar Express May 2017 - we launch our new demo lab, plans for mmc2017 and more...

Agar Express May 2017 - we launch our new demo lab, plans for mmc2017 and more...May 2017

This month we are pleased to launch our new demo lab where we have equipment set up ready for demonstration, we also have more details of our plans for this year's mmc2017, also MIDSEM 2017 plus a photo opportunity from our 2017 Distributor conference!

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Agar Express April 2017 - a large chamber carbon coater, additional Meiji microscopes & more

Agar Express - April 2017 - a large chamber carbon coater, additional Meiji microscopes & moreApril 2017

In this month's newsletter we introduce a new large chamber option for Agar's Carbon Coaters, additional Meiji microscopes, an expanded range of polishing & grinding materials plus BioWave workshops at MMC2017.

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Agar Express March 2017 - 10% discount for all TSI instruments, a new range of light microscopes & more

Agar Express - March 2017 - 10% discount for all TSI instruments, a new range of light microscopes & moreMarch 2017

In Agar Scientific's March newsletter we have an exclusive 10% discount on all TSI airflow testing and monitor instruments; we introduce the range of lab microscopes from Meiji Techno plus an update for Diatome Diamond Knives.

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Agar Express February 2017 - join our AFSEM webinar, plus the new Labcut 300E abrasive cutting machine and discs

Agar Express - February 2017 - join our AFSEM webinar, plus the new Labcut 300E abrasive cutting machine and discsFebruary 2017

In Agar Scientific's February newsletter we have an interesting webinar opportunity to learn about correlative AFM-SEM-EDX analysis, along with the new Labcut 300E manual abrasive cutting machine with complementary range of abrasives cut-off discs.

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Agar Express January 2017 - this month, latest design BioWave microwave tissue processing & more...

Agar Express - January 2017 - this month, latest design BioWave microwave tissue processing & more...January 2017

Welcome to the first newsletter of the New Year! This month we're pleased to introduce the latest design of BioWave, a sophisticated tissue processing system, along with a service department update and a diary date for mmc2017.

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Agar Express December 2016 - Labpol 12, a versatile robust polisher/grinder, EM maintenance and repair service update, an introduction to Tim Ecclestone and more…

Agar Scientific's December 16 newsletter December 2016

In this month's newsletter we have the Labpol 12 - a versatile robust polisher/grinder, an update for our new maintenance and repair service for EM equipment, an introduction to Tim Ecclestone our new UK Sales Manager and, of course, our Season Greetings!

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Agar Express October 2016 - our new maintenance & repair service, TSI airflow instruments, specimen preparation accessories and more...

Agar Scientific's October 16 newsletter October 2016

Agar Scientific's October newsletter introduces our new maintenance and repair service for EM lab equipment. Also featured are the TSI airflow instruments together with an expanded range of polisher/grinder accessories for specimen preparation. Along with the usual diary update!

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Agar Express July 2016 - new Polisher Grinders for EM, a combined Vacuum coater system, Silicon nitride support membranes arrays and more...

Agar Scientific's July 2016 newsletterJuly 2016

Agar Scientific's July newsletter has the latest additions to our competitively priced specimen preparation equipment, a combined Vacuum coater system for SEM, an update on the Silicon nitride support membranes arrays - and more!

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Agar Express June 2016 - introducing AFSEM, combining the best of AFM & SEM and more…

June 2016

This month's newsletter includes our latest new products; the new AFSEM - combining the best of AFM and SEM, SliceMaster sample preparation tools with new accessories, GSR and particle analysis calibration kit along with dates for your diary.

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Management buyout at Agar Scientific!

Management buyout at Agar Scientific!23rd May 2016

The management team at microscopy consumables company Agar Scientific Ltd. is delighted to announce the successful completion of a management buyout of the business from Elektron Technology PLC.

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NEW Photonic lighting system

March 2014

In microscopy, cold light sources are essential pieces of equipment for optimally illuminating specimens under examination. Photonic’s fibre optic lighting is a highly innovative lighting system, designed specifically to fulfil complex scientific and engineering needs. The LED light sources are compatible with any Photonic fibre optic light guide, providing a huge range of possible.

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Meet... Carole Noel - Lab Technician, Agar Scientific

Carole joined Agar Scientific in 2013 as part of the specimen laboratory team.

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