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by MariaQ
06 Dec 2019, 11:02
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: Are MTA still in business??
Replies: 8
Views: 1055

Re: Are MTA still in business??

:cheesy: Sorry, shouldn't laugh but the rep for this area hasn't answered any of the emails I've sent her and Ive rang numerous times. I did get to speak with her once but she never followed up on my enquiry :-o MariaQ
by MariaQ
04 Dec 2019, 13:11
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: Are MTA still in business??
Replies: 8
Views: 1055

Re: Are MTA still in business??

All good I called head office, they are having problems with email and 1800 number, a smart business would put something up on their website
by MariaQ
04 Dec 2019, 10:19
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: Are MTA still in business??
Replies: 8
Views: 1055

Are MTA still in business??

Hi Guys,

Does anyone know if MTA (took over Serrata) are still viable? They havent answered any emails for weeks, I just tried to place order to their sales email and it bounced back and just tried their 1800 number and not working??

Cheers MariaQ
by MariaQ
07 Nov 2019, 08:43
Forum: Chemistry and Labware - General
Topic: nitrogen dioxide & dinitrogen tetroxide
Replies: 14
Views: 2559

Re: nitrogen dioxide & dinitrogen tetroxide

Thanks Loopy, I looked them up and they are permanently closed :console: MariaQ
by MariaQ
29 Oct 2019, 09:40
Forum: Chemistry and Labware - General
Topic: nitrogen dioxide & dinitrogen tetroxide
Replies: 14
Views: 2559

Re: nitrogen dioxide & dinitrogen tetroxide

Hi Loopy, Ive tried googling to buy these tubes with no luck, did you manage to find the supplier you purchased from? Thanks for any help. Regards MariaQ
by MariaQ
29 Oct 2019, 06:59
Forum: Biology, Physics...
Topic: Operation of Steam Sterilizer
Replies: 3
Views: 428

Re: Operation of Steam Sterilizer

Hi Guys, I just used the steam sterilizer I found in the back of the cupboard, after Westlab kindly sent me a manual as I didnt have one. I also am perplexed, but can only assume it's something to do with trying to "dry steam"??? I was worried that there would be no water left in the sterilizer, let...
by MariaQ
25 Oct 2019, 10:19
Forum: Biology, Physics...
Topic: electrophoresis kits
Replies: 7
Views: 2623

Re: electrophoresis kits

Hi wondering if anyone has purchased the blue gel electrophorsis set from Southern Biological, and what they thought of it?? :thumbup: MariaQ
by MariaQ
22 Oct 2019, 10:58
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: Autoclave Purchase
Replies: 5
Views: 431

Re: Autoclave Purchase

:D Hi Guys,

I have just found in the back of a cupboard that I have an non electric All american 15L sterilizer/ autoclave :cheesy: so now I would like recommendations and pics or item codes if possible of the type of hot plate you use :w00t: Thanks for your replies! MariaQ
by MariaQ
22 Oct 2019, 08:42
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: Autoclave Purchase
Replies: 5
Views: 431

Re: Autoclave Purchase

Hi Guys, I currently have a pressure cooker that I use, but I like the idea of the powered one as I assume you can set to turn off? Or at least have a timer, sometimes I forget I have left the pressure cooker on.

Thanks for your replies!

MariaQ
by MariaQ
21 Oct 2019, 10:52
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: Autoclave Purchase
Replies: 5
Views: 431

Autoclave Purchase

Hi All, Im looking to purchase an autoclave, one off the ones that looks like a pressure cooker but plugs into power. Does anyone have any experience?? Likes/ dislikes, stainless steel versus aluminium?? Thanks for any info. :coffee: MariaQ
by MariaQ
10 Sep 2019, 10:03
Forum: Announcements
Topic: PSA pay rise
Replies: 3
Views: 709

Re: PSA pay rise

Once this goes through Id be curious to know an hourly rate for a Lab Techs etc, the Independant School Support Staff Award is due to be renewed and I think it should be brought in line so we are all being paid comparable rates...

MariaQ
by MariaQ
12 Aug 2019, 12:21
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: Repairs to Science equipment
Replies: 23
Views: 6666

Equipment Repairs

Hi Guys, any suggestions for equipment repairs? As most of my things like microscopes and power packs are from Serrata I usually get them to repair anything that gets broken, located NSW Central Coast MariaQ
by MariaQ
08 Aug 2019, 10:39
Forum: Recipes and Pracs
Topic: Open Day Ideas
Replies: 71
Views: 9199

Re: Open Day Ideas

Yes please!!! If possible maria.caira@cccgs.nsw.edu.au

MariaQ
by MariaQ
07 Aug 2019, 14:19
Forum: Recipes and Pracs
Topic: Making crystals from different solutions
Replies: 5
Views: 511

Re: Making crystals from different solutions

Just a heads up cobalt chloride solid in teacher only according to RissAssess, and only the most dilute solutions are suitable for student use, therefore we no longer use it in crystal gardens. Suspected of causing cancer and infertility, not something I want for our students :w00t: , well maybe one...