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How Much Does Using a Solvent Distillation Unit in Your Lab Cost?

August 1, 2018 / by CBG Biotech

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Most hospital, reference and university labs—whether histology, pathology, chemistry, cytology or veterinary—carefully evaluate capital expenditures, which are equipment costs that typically exceed $2,500. Lab managers need to be able to show hospital and university officials who approve capital expenses that these purchases provide long-term value to the organization and substantial economic benefits.

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The Benefits of Using Fractional Distillation Equipment in Your Medical Lab

June 21, 2018 / by CBG Biotech

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Solvents are a critical component of medical lab work, and running out of a particular solvent can bring your lab to a standstill. Most medical labs work with multiple solvents, so inventory management can become a laborious process. From working with the purchasing department and ensuring that the correct solvents are always available to disposing of solvent waste in ways that are safe, sustainable and legal, the tasks can be very time-consuming.

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What to Consider When Selecting Substitutes for Xylene

May 25, 2018 / by CBG Biotech


Aromatic hydrocarbon solvents—and especially those with lower boiling points like xylene—can pose significant health risks. They’re not only toxic, teratogenic and carcinogenic, but also noxious chemicals.

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8 Ways Waste Solvent Recycling Can Improve Your Lab’s Processes

April 4, 2018 / by CBG Biotech


With the right solvent distillation unit, your lab can dramatically reduce how much it spends on purchasing solvents and disposing of waste. You may think that spend reduction is the greatest benefit delivered to your lab by solvent recycling, but it’s really only one part of the bigger picture.

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What Is the Payback Period for an Industrial Solvent Distillation Unit/Still?

March 20, 2018 / by CBG Biotech

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As opposed to return on investment (ROI), which is expressed as a percentage that can be used to determine an investment’s profitability, payback period is expressed as a period of time—specifically the amount of time it takes to recoup the cost of an initial investment.

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Why You Should Consider Both Cost and Value When Choosing an Industrial Solvent Distillation Unit

February 1, 2018 / by CBG Biotech


Industrial solvent distillation units—sometimes simply called stills—are so customizable to the exact needs of the end user that looking at unit cost alone is missing the point. What should also be considered is unit value, or how a unit will help you meet your everyday needs and save you money now and in the long run.

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