Avidity Science Blog

  1. NOW Newsletter: Hydropac® Silicone Patches Simplify Dosing and Sampling

    NOW Newsletter: Hydropac® Silicone Patches Simplify Dosing and Sampling

    The Hydropac silicone patch is a self-sealing patch engineered to facilitate liquid injection of chemicals or drugs compatible with the Hydropac pouch and valve.

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  2. NOW Newsletter: Product Spotlight on BMDS DAS-8001

    NOW Newsletter: Spotlight on BMDS DAS-8001 Console System

    The DAS-8001 Console System reads animal data transmitted by BMDS radio frequency identification transponders. Telemetry received from the transponders can include animal identification and subject temperature data.

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  3. NOW Newsletter: The Hydropac Pouch Tote.

    The Hydropac Storage Tote. More Storage in Less Space.

    One of the many benefits of using the Hydropac pouch for individual cage watering is the ability to store greater volumes of ready to use animal watering in less space. Up to 30 flexible and compact filled water pouches can be stored in polypropylene tote containers while maintaining water quality. Each translucent tote container can be securely stacked to provide...

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  4. NOW Newsletter: Product Spotlight on Watchdog EX™

    Watchdog EX™ Monitoring and Control: Reliability From The Cloud

    Watchdog EX performs its competencies in a contemporary cloud-based platform that eliminates the need for local networks, VPNs and server boxes while providing automatic updates, future 3rd party integration, and hardened data security backed by Amazon Web Services. All of this is delivered through a mobile friendly interface that’s simplified and responsive, giving authorized users 24/7 on-demand access to the system.

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  5. NOW Newsletter: Spotlight on BMDS IMI-400 and IMI-500 Transponders

    NOW Newsletter: Spotlight on BMDS IMI-400 and IMI-500 Transponders

    The IMI-400 and IMI-500 are RFID-based Implantable Micro Identification Transponders™ that automate animal identification for improved data gathering, recording, and validation.

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  6. NOW Newsletter: Clean Joint Technology and Biofilm

    NOW Newsletter: The Clean Joint Technology and Biofilm

    To eliminate the gap between pipe lengths, a rubber seal may be used to bridge the pipe - removing the dead spaces in between. Edstrom Clean Joint™ piping systems apply this principle to inhibit biofilm growth. Clean joint connections utilize an L-shaped rubber seal between pipes to provide a smooth internal profile.

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  7. NOW Newsletter: Dive into Continuous Water Treatment Options

    Continuous Water Treatment Options

    Many biomedical facilities have chosen to employ Continuous Dosing of acidified or chlorinated water to moderate pathogenic organisms, promoting better animal health and research integrity.

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  8. Avidity Science™ Announces Agreement to Divest Lab Products & Harford Systems

    Avidity Science Announces Agreement to Divest Lab Products & Harford Systems

     

    Waterford, WI | Sept. 3, 2021 – Avidity Science, a worldwide leader in life science research tools, today announces it has sold its subsidiaries of Lab Products, LLC and Harford Systems, LLC to Gen Cap America, Inc. ("Gen Cap"), a private equity firm focused on lower middle market buyouts.

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  9. Announcing The Acquisition of UMG, Inc.

    Avidity Science™ Expands Biomedical Research Solutions Through Acquisition of UMG, Inc.

     

    Waterford, WI | August 3, 2021 – Today, Avidity Science announces another significant step in expanding its global leadership in biomedical research solutions via the acquisition of UMG, Inc. This investment expands Avidity's Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) solutions, enhancing its support of the global biomedical research community.

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  10. Sanitization of Automated Watering System

     

    Sanitization Overview

     

    DEFINITION OF SANITIZATION:   

    Sanitization is not an absolute phenomenon. It is a partial removal of organisms. Depending on the system, a sanitization operation should reduce the organism population by some 90%. In water, sanitization is frequently defined as a 3-logarithm (log) or 1,000-fold reduction in the number of bacteria. 

     

    THERE ARE TWO BASIC APPROACHES FOR CONTROLLING BACTERIAL GROWTH IN A POTABLE WATER SYSTEM.

      • Constant Sanitization Levels
      • Periodically Sanitizing

     

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