Checklist To Assist With Refurbishing a Lab With A Tight Budget

Posted on the 31st of Oct 2017 by admin
Looking to save a few dollars and coordinate the refurbishment of your secondary school laboratory? At Modulab, we have been supporting schools and their laboratories for over 20 years and it is a...
4 years ago

5 Steps To Choose The Best Dangerous Goods Cabinet For Your Lab

Posted on the 8th of Nov 2017 by admin
There are many options when it comes to choosing compliant storage systems for your laboratory and in this article, we look at assisting you with the best choice in terms of Origin of Manufacturer,...
4 years ago

Maintaining the Modulab Chemtemp Extreme Solid Epoxy Laboratory Benchtop

Posted on the 8th of Nov 2017 by admin
Modulab Chemtemp Extreme Benchtop is the standard benchtop used for Westlab projects that is a rigid, solid epoxy comprised of unique chemical properties formulated specifically for the entry-level to...
4 years ago

Lab Technicians & Lab Managers, Can You Say "Yes" To The Following Questions?

Posted on the 14th of Nov 2017 by admin
In this article, we are challenging the norms in laboratories, as it is a fast-changing and increasingly creative market, especially in the science education sector. One week is no longer acceptable...
4 years ago

How to Identify a Highly Effective Laboratory Technician

Posted on the 14th of Nov 2017 by admin
Highly efficient laboratory technicians are individuals that are in high demand today’s laboratories as they are people that roll-out the red carpet for great lab management, organisation,...
4 years ago

The Big Question. Is A Glove A Glove?

Posted on the 15th of Nov 2017 by admin
Although we are an Australian leader and distributor of laboratory nitrile gloves, our team has engaged in healthy debate with our customers over nitrile gloves. The big question is…is a glove a...
4 years ago

What Makes a Reliable Online Ordering Lab Supply Website

Posted on the 21st of Nov 2017 by admin
Online ordering is one of the most popular ways of ordering laboratory supplies in the 21st century. It is important to associate your purchasing with suppliers that are continually adapting their...
4 years ago

The Power of TEAMWORK in the Laboratory

Posted on the 22nd of Nov 2017 by admin
TEAM = Together Everyone Achieves More. This popular acronym is very true, but in reality, how does it work and what application does it have to your laboratory? To find out we turned to our own...
4 years ago

How to Build STEM Spaces While Adhering to Budget Constraints

Posted on the 17th of Jan 2018 by admin
The Challenge Building a STEM space at your school can be a challenge, especially if you have budgetary constraints. There are many ways to create your STEM space without spending excessive amounts...
4 years ago

Creating a Feasibility Study for a New STEM Education Facility

Posted on the 17th of Jan 2018 by admin
There are many areas to consider when preparing a feasibility study for a new STEM facility at your school. Depending on the size of the project you are undertaking, the process will involve some of...
4 years ago

Where to Begin With a New STEM Education Facility?

Posted on the 18th of Jan 2018 by admin
Building a STEM facility at your school can be a daunting task, especially if you feel you are running behind the STEM wave. At Westlab, we are continually supporting schools across Australia and...
4 years ago

Driving STEM Space Excellence

Posted on the 19th of Jan 2018 by admin
The era of long bland corridors and small lonely laboratories is almost over for most progressive schools in 2018. Corridors are now seen as open and opportune meeting places where communication and...
4 years ago

4 Tips to Manage Laboratory Inventory

Posted on the 14th of Feb 2018 by admin
Managing inventory in the laboratory is an important task and the significance of it is largely overlooked. Inventory management remains one of the single most effective ways to reduce costs and...
3 years ago

Key Attributes of a Preferred Supplier

Posted on the 21st of Feb 2018 by admin
As a laboratory manager, it can be a debate as to whether you should have preferred suppliers or remain flexible with your ordering requirements. There are pro’s and cons for both options but if you...
3 years ago

5 Things to Consider When Purchasing a pH Meter

Posted on the 14th of Mar 2018 by admin
When you are purchasing a pH Meter, there are 5 essential things you should consider: Accuracy, Calibration, Electrodes, Temperature, and Portability. In this article, we seek to discuss these aspects...
3 years ago

Importance of Maintaining & Monitoring Waterways

Posted on the 20th of Mar 2018 by admin
Without water, no life could exist, and many essential and nonessential human activities wouldn’t be possible without the use of healthy waterways. It is therefore the responsibility of us all to...
3 years ago

A Guide to Chemicals & Chemical Grades

Posted on the 26th of Mar 2018 by admin
Almost every laboratory uses chemicals in one form or another. Knowing where to buy them, what grade to purchase, and what labelling is required can be confusing. This guide will help you navigate...
3 years ago

Building a Lab? Why You Should Use a Lab Specialist Over a Cabinet Maker

Posted on the 28th of Mar 2018 by admin
If you are considering a new laboratory rebuild or refurbishment, it is important to consider your supply partners. A great partner can make for a great outcome in your new facility. Usually, you will...
3 years ago

Two Effective Ways to ‘Lean’ Your Lab

Posted on the 18th of Apr 2018 by admin
We are advancing in the 21st century at extraordinary speeds. As we begin to see robotics and automation becoming more prevalent in laboratories, it has become clear that a lean laboratory...
3 years ago

4 Attributes that Make a Great 1st & 2nd Year University Laboratory

Posted on the 2nd of May 2018 by admin
A 1st- and 2nd-year laboratory in a university is a large teaching space that can accommodate up to 150 students. When you’re dealing with that many students, it is imperative that you consider...
3 years ago

Choosing a Good First Aid Kit For The Lab

Posted on the 9th of May 2018 by admin
Every lab should have a compliant, up to date first aid kit as the laboratory can be somewhat more dangerous than a standard workplace office. It is imperative that you equip your lab with a first aid...
3 years ago

The Fundamentals of Conductivity

Posted on the 16th of May 2018 by admin
Electric Conductivity is quite a comprehensive and difficult subject and there are many publications that cover the topic in depth. For the purpose of this article, we will discuss the fundamentals of...
3 years ago

Refurbishing Your Lab With Little or No Downtime

Posted on the 6th of Jun 2018 by admin
In an environment where attention to detail is everything, laboratories looking to refurb need to seek a partner that can manage a high-level finish with no downtime to sensitive business operations....
3 years ago

Why Make Your New Science Laboratory a Flexible Learning Space?

Posted on the 12th of Jun 2018 by admin
A guide for principals, teachers, educators, technicians and assistants. Benefits of a Flexible Laboratory Space In recent years, there has been a significant shift in traditional methods of...
3 years ago
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