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.

Human vs Machines: Hardness Testing with the AMH55

June 22, 2022

Does automated hardness testing software really provide that much of an advantage over manual methods? LECO's Cornerstone-based AMH55 system takes the human variance out of the process, making it fast, precise, and accurate, but just how much variance is actually involved? LECO decided to put it to the test, pitting seven humans of varying metallographic experience against the AMH55.

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Sewage Sludge & Wastewater Determination with the TGA801

June 8, 2022

LECO solutions for wastewater and sewage sludge – Automated Moisture, ASH and Volatile Determination in Sewage Sludge

 

Sludge is a fundamental part of the water treatment process and the main residue of the purification treatments.

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Protein Analysis – Dumas vs. Kjeldahl

May 17, 2022

A Small Overview and Comparison

The protein content in food and feeds is one of the parameters that are commonly analysed within most routine control samples in a food laboratory. Generally, the two most used reference methods/technologies are the wet chemistry method after Kjeldahl and the combustion method after Dumas.

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Juicing Juice: Determining Protein with the FP928

May 4, 2022

Year after year, the popularity of juice continues to rise. As consumers become more health- and environmentally-conscious, juice has risen to the forefront as a sustainable, vegan, and nutritious beverage option. It certainly doesn't hurt that with the pandemic, people have shifted to entertaining at home and making their own mixed drinks with juices as mixers. But how does juice actually hold up to nutritional demands?

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