Join Us at Our Instrumental Agricultural Analysis Seminar!

September 18-20, 2019 | Saint Joseph, Michigan

A free-three day seminar sponsored by LECO Corporation

LECO Corporation is hosting a FREE seminar focused on "Instrumental Agricultural Analysis" at our Customer Experience Center in Saint Joseph, Michigan. This free three-day seminar will focus on proceedings in instrumental agricultural methods of analysis including matrices such as soils, plants, fertilizers, and animal feeds. Lectures will focus on specific applications of instrumental techniques in the field of agriculture. Hands-on laboratory practical sessions will focus on the instrument and method configuration as well as the operational procedure of the applications featured in the presentations.

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Of Fireworks and Tourism: GCxGC-HRMS Analysis of Summer Impacts on Lake Michigan Water Quality

Fireworks are a staple of America’s Independence Day celebrations. It is estimated that 16,000 fireworks displays are held in the United States each year and American consumers will spend more than $1 billion in firework sales to mark the holiday! Beyond a big bang and bright lights, how do these fireworks affect the environmental world around them? LECO’s world headquarters are located in Saint Joseph, Michigan, a beach town on Lake Michigan where fireworks are a prominent backdrop to the 4th of July celebration. Last summer, our applications lab thought it would be a worthwhile and interesting experiment to test the water surrounding the firework launch spot to explore if there were any short-term environmental impacts. The influx of tourists to the Lake Michigan beaches during the holiday is sure to contribute chemicals from personal care products (sunscreen and insect repellent) to the water as well. Evaluating these potential contaminants surrounding the July 4th holiday was the objective of this study.

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Topics: Mass Spectrometry

Application Spotlight: How An Automated Macro Thermogravimetric Instrument Can Save You Time in Your Lab

Our innovative analytical instrumentation provides users with solutions for a wide range of applications. We want to help your lab succeed, which is why we share examples of the processes, methods of analysis, and results our instruments can obtain in the form of application notes. We want our current and potential customers to feel at ease with our instrumentation in the lab, and our application notes highlight the right instrument for each specific application.

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Frustrated by the time it takes you to determine moisture?

Today's laboratories are constantly being asked to do more with less resources, which can leave your lab stressed, frustrated, and overwhelmed. We want you and your laboratory to succeed by getting the results you can count on, while making life in your lab easier and more streamlined. Our latest innovation for the analysis of moisture effortlessly analyzes your food, feeds, milled products, and agricultural samples. 

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Application Spotlight: Our GDS900 for Precise and Productive Bulk Elemental Determination

Our innovative analytical instrumentation provides users with solutions for a wide range of applications. We want to help your lab succeed, which is why we share examples of the processes, methods of analysis, and results our instruments can obtain in the form of application notes. We want our current and potential customers to feel at ease with our instrumentation in the lab, and our application notes highlight the right instrument for each specific application.

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Topics: Inorganic

What Goes Well With Mass Spec? Free Breakfast!

Heading to ASMS? We’ll be hosting our breakfast seminars again this year! Join us for presentations from industry leaders on how GC-MS is helping them to solve their most chemically complex samples while streamlining their analysis through industry-leading sensitivity, seamless chemical information, and high sample throughput. And, did we mention the free breakfast?

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Met Tips: Metallography Made Easy

You need a smoothly running lab to efficiently analyze your samples, and LECO has you covered. We offer quality metallographic and optical solutions that seamlessly come together to give you results you can count on.

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Topics: Metallographic Science

LECO Offers New Extension Spectrometer for Aluminum Alloys

Our GDS900 glow discharge atomic emission spectrometer is a valuable resource for any laboratory needing precise and productive elemental determination. It brings improved performance, stability, accuracy, and precision to your analysis and its state-of-the-art technology was designed specifically for routine bulk elemental determination in most conductive solid metal matrices. Our innovative Cornerstone® brand software and a touch-screen interface also bring increased usability, simplified reporting, and streamlined analysis times.

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Topics: Inorganic

The MX400—LECO's Next Generation of Mounting Press

As the newest mounting press to enter LECO’s lineup of metallographic instrumentation, the MX400 will streamline sample preparation with its exceptional ease-of-use and dual mount capability in a fully automated solution.

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Topics: Metallographic Science

Visit Us at CastExpo!

CastExpo is fast approaching—this weekend in fact! Heading to Atlanta? Come see our team! We’ll be at booth #2507 where our representatives will be happy to discuss our latest metallographic and elemental analysis instrumentation, and how they can come together to streamline your materials analysis.

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Topics: Corporate News