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EM-UK 2018 - 11th to 12th January 2018, Glasgow Science Centre

EM-UK 2018 - 11th to 12th January 2018, Glasgow Science CentreDecember 2017

Previously known as the EM-UK Facility Managers Meeting, the EM-UK 2018 meeting is shaping up to be bigger and better than before, including more techno bites, more talks, an evening meal and offering more networking opportunities.

We'll be pleased to meet you there!

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2017 SEMT Meeting

Cryo Microscopy GroupThis year's SEMT One Day Meeting will take place at the Natural History Museum on the 6th of December 2017. 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 RMS beginners competition will also be hosted. We look forward to meeting you there!

semt.org.uk

 

Cryo Microscopy Group 2017 Meeting

Cryo Microscopy GroupThe 2017 CMG Meeting is to be held at University of Birmingham on Wednesday 15th November, 2017. We look forward to meeting you there!

cryomicroscopygroup.org.uk

 

45th Scottish Microscopy Group Symposium

45th Scottish Microscopy Group SymposiumThe 45th meeting of the Scottish Microscopy Group (SMG) will be held in the Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute, Glasgow, 22nd November 2017. We look forward to meeting you there!

scottishmicroscopygroup.org.uk

 

mmc2017

MMC2017June update

The Microscience Microscopy Congress 2017 is set to be as big and as bold as ever with six parallel conference sessions, an exhibition with more than 100 companies represented, and a brilliant selection of features such as pre-event workshops and turn-up-and-learn training opportunities.

The exhibition runs from 4th to 6th July, Manchester, UK - you will be most welcome to join us at Stand 815.

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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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Agar Express April 2016 - the new iMicro Nanoindenter System, reduced pricing for the Geller magnification references and more...

April 2016

In this month's Newsletter we have the new iMicro Nanoindenter System for loads up to 1000mN, reduced pricing for the Geller magnification references, the Slide Drying Hotplates are now back in full production plus the latest additions to our comprehensive range of low cost magnifiers and loupes.

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Agar Express April 2016 - new 8mm diameter pin stubs, new Biopunch coring tools and more...

April 2016

In this month's Newsletter we have new 8mm diameter pin stubs, new Biopunch coring tools, new Eclipse precision & analytical balances, new self-sensing silicon cantilever probes with integrated piezo-resistor bridge and thermal heater, and a special offer on our desiccator cabinets. Another busy month! Read more... 

 

Agar Express - new optical microscope from Olympus, new diamond wire saws, further WiFi/USB microscopes and more...

March 2016

This month's newsletter includes the latest new products, with a new optical microscope from Olympus, new diamond wire saws, further WiFi/USB microscopes and ultrasonic cleaning baths. Read more...

 

Agar Express - new self-sensing Cantilever probes, new tweezers and more...

Agar Express - December 2015December 2015

Seasons greeting from the Agar Team! This month's Newsletter includes; new, Self-Sensing Cantilever Probes with no laser requirement, a reminder that Kodak film for TEM is still available, new additions to Agar Scientific range of Precision Tweezers, upcoming exhibitions at SEMT 2015 Meeting - 16th December and RMS Meetings - 12th & 13th January 2016 plus a note regarding UK VAT Exempt ordering online. Read more...

 

Agar Express - discount on pin stubs, new slide boxes and more...

Agar Express - November 2015November 2015

This month's Newsletter includes; discounted 1/2" Aluminium pin stubs, new microscope slide storage boxes, new specimen punches, new Swiss made spatulas and probes, special offer for Wafer Tweezers. Read more...

 

Agar Express - new excellent value high magnification USB microscope, 10% discount of the complete Dust-Off range and more...

Agar Express - October 2015October 2015

This month's Newsletter we have a new excellent value high magnification USB microscope, our popular SEM Consumable Kits are now available without Hazardous items, 10% discount on the complete Dust-Off range of high quality compressed-gas dusters and we introduce our new Distributor in Austria - FIAS. Read more...

 

Agar Express - Agar Scientific welcomes the TSI product family  

Agar Express - September 2015September 2015

We welcome the TSI product family into the Agar Scientific eCommerce catalogue. Initially we are offering a range of precision air pressure and flow measurement instruments from the TSI range including the Alnor® AirGard® Lab Hood Monitors which indicate safe levels of air flow in laboratory fume hoods. Read more...

 

Agar Express - 10% discount on all ATC Chillers and more... 


Agar Express - August 2015August 2015

With summer in full swing and everyone enjoying the warm weather we have a 'cool' offer on our ATC Chiller range as well as other new products! Read more...

 

Agar Express - SEM Consumables Kit, new Tissue Processing System and more ... 

Agar Express - July 2015July 2015

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Introducing our new SEM: cutting-edge technology means no-compromise quality control

Introducing our new SEM: cutting-edge technology means no-compromise quality controlFebruary 2015

We’re very proud to introduce the latest member of our team! Our brand-new TESCAN Vega3 SBH scanning electronic microscope is now installed and fully operational at Agar headquarters. Read more...

 

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. Read more...

 

The Electron Microscopy Laboratory at the University of Reading uses Agar as a “one-stop-shop” for accessories for their facility

January 2014

The Electron Microscopy Laboratory is a central facility for the University of Reading, housing 2 SEMs, 2 TEMs and a comprehensive suite of specimen preparation equipment.  Read more...

 
  

Agar provides improved standards for AFM with Geller NIST and NPL-traceable calibration samples

March, 2013

Agar provides improved standards for AFM with Geller NIST and NPL-traceable calibration samplesAs a leading supplier of accessories for microscopy, Agar Scientific has long been known for the quality of its wide range of calibration standards for Electron Microscopy.

For AFM users, the Geller reference standards MRS-3, 4 and 6 are a series of high quality standards that are NIST/NPL traceable. They allow the accurate calibration of scanning probe instruments such as STM and AFM. The magnification range is from ~10X to 1,000,000X. The copyrighted pattern... read more...

  

Diatome’s latest range of diamond knives is available from Agar Scientific

November, 2012

Diatome’s latest range of diamond knives is available from Agar ScientificAgar Scientific, a leading supplier of microscopy accessories and consumables, is excited to provide the latest products from the world-leading brand of diamond knives, Diatome.

We have been serving microscopists with the supply of accessories and consumables for forty years while Diatome has been the leading brand of diamond knives for even longer. As a major distributor we are pleased to continue our long association with Diatome offering both new and... read more...

 

Agar Scientific offers broad range of substrates for SPM use

March 2011

Agar Scientific offers broad range of substrates for SPM useWe are pleased to announce our broad range of sample substrates for use by the SPM community.

SPM researchers are often faced with the challenge of obtaining substrates for their work quickly and cost-effectively. We offer an easy, one-stop solution, offering a broad range of different materials to the needs of applications from biology and the life sciences through to the materials sciences.

HOPG and mica have long been used in the SPM community, not only for mounting samples but also for... read more...