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Covid-19 Update

We are all aware of the difficult times currently being experienced in the UK and beyond and we hope that you all keep safe and healthy. We would like to assure you that Solotec Scientific is open for business and are on hand to help you with any needs you have with regard to our Waysafe cabinets.  We […]

Solotec Scientific Bespoke Safety Cabinet Case Study

Solotec Scientific recently carried out a project for a multibillion-dollar US data storage supplier, who were carrying out the process of cleaving (cutting) silicon wafers into individual ‘chips’.   The challenge During the cleaving process, the company was experiencing significant issues; An issue with operator safety as the powders given off were noxious (Silicon wafers […]

Christmas Closing Times 2019

May we wish all our customers and suppliers, old and new, a Very Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year. We are closing for the Christmas break at 2.30pm on Friday 20 December 2019 and will re-open on Monday 6 January 2020 at 8.00am Many thanks for all your business over the last 12 months and […]

Winners: Pride of Tameside Business Awards

Solotec Scientific is delighted to have won the Export Award in the Pride of Tameside Business Awards. We are so proud of our team and the achievements we have made over the last year.  We’d like to also take this opportunity to say a big thank you to our all of our fantastic clients! The […]

We have been shortlisted in the Pride of Tameside Awards!

We are delighted to be shortlisted for the Pride of Tameside Business Awards in the categories of Manufacturing & Engineering Business, Micro Business and Export. A special mention should go to Justin Benson, our Managing Director, who has been shortlisted in the Entrepreneur of the Year category. The 2019 awards ceremony will be presented at a gala […]

Solotec Scientific designs an enclosure for testing of lithium-ion battery cells for leading UK Electric Vehicle Manufacturer

The Challenge The initial brief was to design and supply an enclosure for the testing of lithium-ion battery cells. Lithium batteries are one of the most commonly used energy storage units today. Whilst they offer distinct performance advantages in comparison to other batteries cells, lithium batteries also present significant safety concerns that need to be […]

Asbestos Safety: Safety Enclosures

Asbestos refers to six naturally occurring minerals containing silicate anions, these microscopic fibres can cause a number of different health conditions. Before the dangerous health concerns were discovered, asbestos was commonly used in buildings built before 2000 for insulation, roofing, flooring as well as being sprayed onto ceilings and walls. Asbestos poses little risk if […]

School Safety: Asbestos in Schools

In previous news articles, we have discussed the dangers of asbestos inhalation and why it is vital to use safety enclosures when examining possible contaminated materials. Continual exposure to dangerous asbestos dust can cause inflammation in the respiratory tract, this can cause scarring which develops into conditions such as emphysema. Asbestos was used in building […]

Asbestos Safety: Safety Enclosures

Not all of our customers use our cabinets for Asbestos Analysis,recently however there have been a couple of high profile cases in the press regarding the issues surrounding the material. Below is a short piece on Asbestos, its problems and testing in a laboratory environment. Asbestos Safety: Safety Enclosures Asbestos refers to six naturally occurring […]

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