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Live Demonstration of IKA’s Rotavisc Viscometer

Live demonstration of IKA’s Rotavisc Viscometer

Kevin Mann
Senior Sales Manager
IKA England

IKA’s new Rotavisc Viscometers are capable of measuring the viscosity of a variety of samples such as resins, coatings and gels. With modern features, a 10 year warranty and UK based service the Rotavisc is a reliable lab partner. Join us for this webinar where we will be showcasing the Rotavisc and talking through the main advantages it can bring to your lab.

Press Releases

IKA World Market Leader – Again!

IKA world market leader – again!

/// Survey confirms leading role in laboratory, analytical and process technology

Staufen, 01/21/20 – IKA is once again listed in the world market leader index. A recent survey by the University of St.Gallen confirmed the performance and global presence of IKA as the global frontrunner in the laboratory, analytical and process technology. 

IKA, with its headquarters in Staufen, operates branches in nine countries on three continents and sells its products in more than 160 countries. As such, for several years, they have fulfilled the challenging criteria required in order to be officially nominated as a world market leader. In order to be listed in the famous index, a company must hold the highest or second-highest market share, achieve an annual revenue of more than 50 million Euros, of which more than half must be generated abroad and must be active on at least three continents. This well-respected world market leader index is drawn up by the University of St.Gallen, together with the Akademie Deutscher Weltmarktführer [Academy of German World Market Leaders] (ADWM) by means of an objective and transparent process, and is published every year in the “Wirtschaftswoche” (Business Week) magazine.

The world market leader title is the crowning glory of a commitment that starts at the product level. IKA places great emphasis on the fact that working with its products should be intuitive, effective and convenient for its end-users. For this reason, the development focus is on design; which has been a source for other awards, with the most recent being the German Design Award for the IKA PETTE product range. In addition, the world market leader from Baden is proud to be a reliable partner for their customers throughout the manufacturing chain: starting with the products for research in the laboratory, to the machines for marketable mass production.

New environmentally-friendly recirculating chiller

/// RC 2 GREEN saves not only on operating costs, but also tons of CO2

Staufen, 14 September 2020 – IKA extends its range of recirculating chillers with the addition of the powerful and environmentally-friendly RC 2 GREEN basic and control models. The new devices combine a natural coolant with the tried and tested demand-controlled compressor technology. The result: Brilliant energy-efficiency, CO2 savings from the very first hour of operation and a reduction in operating costs.

Plant 163 trees or choose the RC 2 GREEN: You can save up to 4 tons of CO2 over a period of ten years using the new circulation cooler as compared to conventional equipment. This corresponds to a return flight from Frankfurt to New York. IKA achieves this significant reduction in the CO2 footprint as a result of the environmentally-friendly and natural coolant R 290 and the energy-efficient compressor technology.

The coolant R 290 is classed as a pure hydrocarbon. It does not damage the ozone layer and has only a slight greenhouse potential. In addition, it has very good thermodynamic properties and promises a long service life for the recirculating chiller, even with future utilization requirements. Combination with the demand-regulated compressor in the RC 2 GREEN achieves a cooling capacity of 800 Watt and a minimum temperature of -30 °C. Not only is this good for the environment, but it also saves from 150 to 250 Euros per year of operation, calculated over a ten year period.

Both variants of the device are developments of the RC 2 recirculating chiller. However, at 800 W, the RC 2 GREEN conceals double the cooling capacity, in identical housing, thus saving 30 % in installation footprint and half the device volume when compared to competitive devices. The result is a space-saving operation of two rotation vaporizers, each having a vaporizing piston of 1000 ml, for example.
In addition, the RC 2 GREEN offers everything one would expect to see in a good recirculating chiller: a powerful pressurization and suction pump, a high-quality fine-mesh stainless steel filter and, of course, the typical IKA modern and user-friendly design incorporating intuitive menu navigation. The display on the control variant can be removed. This permits straightforward remote operation, freeing up space immediately around the working environment for additional essential laboratory equipment.

The IKA recirculating chiller product group now includes a total of six devices. They are all particularly suited for cooling in extraction processes and in combination with rotation vaporizers and laboratory reactors.