A year in the life of Asynt

Posted on: January 19, 2018

Here at Asynt HQ it already feels like 2018 is moving very quickly! There is a lot going on but I wanted to look back at 2017; an important year in Chemistry and for Asynt. Continue reading

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The chemistry of strawberries

Posted on: August 21, 2017

Those of us in the office here at Asynt HQ that adore the warmer weather have been determined to embrace what little summer we’re experiencing though, and there have been fresh strawberries eaten by the punnet load (or from the handy and rather elegant DrySyn MULTI kit, as the case may be)! Continue reading

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Any excuse for food at Asynt HQ – Chemistry Pancakes!

Posted on: February 24, 2017

We could tell you that this was a great opportunity to show off the amazing Asynt hotplate kit and tell you about the three separate safety circuits with a cut off at 360oC, fine control with the contact thermometer, and all the accessories that are included but really this was all about the pancakes! Continue reading

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#RealTimeChem Week 2016

Posted on: October 24, 2016

It’s almost time for #RealTimeChem week 2016 so find out more about this welcoming twitter community and how you might even win an award for your tweet if you get involved! Continue reading

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2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Posted on: October 5, 2016

It has been almost 120 years since the death of Alfred Nobel and yet it is thanks to the death of his brother Ludwig that we now have the annual awarding of the prizes that bare his name. Find out more about the history of the awards, and this years winners in our blog! Continue reading

Denis Papin pressure cooker

The original master of pressure!

Posted on: August 16, 2016

French-born British physicist, Denis Papin, could be termed the original master of pressure having invented the pressure cooker and suggested the first cylinder and piston steam engine. We offer our thanks for his contribution to the current range of pressure reactors for the modern laboratory. Continue reading

Tweet of the week!

Posted on: August 16, 2016

One of our best Asynt team days out (ever!) was a summer trip to the seaside with a fish and chip supper (a truly British day!) but we had no idea that it wasn’t vinegar we were pouring over our chips! Continue reading