LECO Laboratory Equipment and Scientific Instrumentation

Over 85 years of experience in the analytical industry

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We take away the stress and frustration your laboratory experiences when faced with the increasing demands of doing more with less.

The one thing all laboratories need to be successful is results they feel confident in. Since 1936, millions of samples worldwide have been analyzed using LECO instruments for elemental analysis, thermal analysis, metallography, and mass spectrometry. Our comprehensive solutions for improving productivity include working with you to find the right equipment for the type of analysis you are doing — and providing you with the training, application support, and service you need to keep your lab running at its best.

Avoiding Embrittlement with the H836EN

November 22, 2022

In 2013, as the eastern span replacement of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was drawing to a close, 277 vertical steel rods to improve the seismic stability of the replacement were tested under tension using three-inch-diameter bolts. Within two weeks, 32 of the steel rods had snapped. 277 of these rods were used in the $6.5 billion construction project, but only 96 were accessible. Metal testing suggested hydrogen embrittlement during the manufacturing of the rods may have caused the failures. Thankfully, this was able to be corrected before the bridge opened, but it was a major setback in the construction.

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Dr. Belen Morales I LECO Interview with Sheffield Assay Office (UK)

October 14, 2022

Source: hpconstruction.co.uk / jewelleryfocus.co.uk

Dr. Belen Morales, Head of Analytical Services talked with LECO about how the Sheffield Assay Office serves its customers, the technologies and types of analysis employed to meet the clients' requirements, the scope of treated sample range, and the role LECO is playing in this context.

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All About Aluminum: The New H836EN

October 5, 2022

Once more expensive than gold, aluminum has not lost its value over the years, only its price tag. Thanks to revolutionary methods of production largely developed in the late 1800s, the price of aluminum dropped from $34 an ounce in 1852 ($1,276 in 2022 dollars) to just $0.09 an ounce today. As a low-density, high-strength, corrosion-resistant metal, aluminum's usefulness has led to incredible consumption in many industries from transportation to packaging.

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Quantitative Analysis of Polychlorinated Paraffins by Comprehensive GC×GC-HRTOFMS

July 18, 2022

In this application note, you will learn how the combination of GC×GC and HRTOFMS resulted in excellent quantitative PCP data.

Household dust is a repository of hazardous compound accumulation and therefore an important indicator of chemical exposure.

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