Thanks for a great 2016…

…from everyone at Total Laboratory Services Ltd Christmas can be a time for everyone. It’s a chance to look back to what has passed, and to look forward to what is to come. Christmas allows us to reflect on ourselves and the lives we lead, and how that can affect the world around us.  So, as … Continued

Laboratory Pumps – Did you know we sell them?

Total Laboratory Services Ltd are proud to be a new supplier of SSI laboratory pumps, offering the entire product range and spare parts catalogue to the UK, Europe and the world. We deal directly with the manufacturer in the USA and are a registered distributor, so you’ll only get the genuine article from us. Our … Continued

Lab Innovations 2016 Post-show Report

Total Laboratory Services and ERWEKA exhibited at Lab Innovations at Birmingham’s NEC last week, where a host of industry professionals from across the scientific and laboratory sectors gathered for two days of talks, demonstrations and business meetings. On the TLS stand, we were showcasing a varied range from the ERWEKA product line, including dissolution testers, … Continued

The New 2016 Dissolution Tester Guide

ERWEKA have released the new Dissolution Guide 2016 – a handy, informative catalogue detailing the entire range of dissolution testers, systems and parts that are available to order directly from Total Laboratory Services Ltd in the UK. You can take a peek at the new guide here. As always, if you require any quotes, or … Continued

The EP 1 Tablet Press

The ERWEKA EP1 tablet press is the ideal solution for small scale tablet production and research and development labs. The press works on a single, eccentric punch, capable of producing tablets with a diameter of up to 20mm, and takes up just 550 x 400 mm of bench space, making it easy to fit into a small … Continued

Visit us at Lab Innovations 2016

The UK’s only event dedicated to laboratory professionals TLS are exhibiting at Lab Innovations 2016 held at Birmingham’s NEC on 2 & 3 November 2016 and would like to invite you to visit us on stand B10. Register for free here! Please visit us to:  •   Speak with our engineers and sales agents. •   Take a … Continued

Laboratory Pumps – PEEK vs Stainless Steel

There are four options for the choice of head material for your laboratory pumps. It is important that you choose the correct option for your application. Typically the most important factor is the chemical compatibility. PEEK (polyetheretherketone) is an engineering plastic. It is hard and will be suitable for applications up to around 6000psi. It … Continued

Laboratory Pumps – What are piston pumps?

Piston laboratory pumps are positive displacement pumps. They use a reciprocating piston and check valves to give a constant flow. Typical laboratory pumps have heads as shown below. At the front of the head there are two check valves (these have the red balls). These allow the fluid to only flow in one direction (in … Continued