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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 […]

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 […]

Winners: Pride of Tameside Business Awards

Wow what a night, not only were we shortlisted in three categories in the Pride of Tameside Business Awards but we won the Manufacturing and Engineering Business of the Year.   We are so proud of the team and the achievements we have made over the last year.  The results were announced on Thursday 25th October […]

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 […]

Do I Need a Safety Enclosure?

A chemical reaction is defined as the process of two reactants chemically changing to produce one or more products, these are commonly performed in laboratories throughout the world. Some reactions produce hazardous by-products which, if inhaled through the respiratory system, would be harmful to anyone within the surrounding area. To prevent this, fume enclosures are […]

Pride of Tameside Awards

We are delighted to be shortlisted for the Pride of Tameside Business Awards in the category of Manufacturer of the Year, Exporter and Micro Business of the Year #POTBAwards #PoTBAwards18 #madeinbritain The finalists will be announced on 25 October 2018: keep your fingers crossed

Contamination Expo 2018

We are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Contamination Expo Series 2018 on the 12th and 13th September at the NEC, Birmingham. This year’s show will combine an unparalleled line up of CPD-accredited seminars with inspiring case studies, unrivalled networking opportunities and 130 exhibitors including us! So, make sure you come […]

New stainless steel spill tray for SA640 and GP540

Solotec would like to welcome the long awaited stainless steel spill tray to the Waysafe® range of products. One of the most popular requests when reviewing our customer feedback has to be the request for an upgraded base option for the SA640 and GP540. Previously we only offered a built in stainless steel base (non-spill) with the […]

European & International Shipments

Due to the success of our new website, international shipments are on the increase. As a consequence we have had to improve our International Delivery setup. Our best selling units such as the SA640, GP540, BH550 and AS300 all have standard packaging and are generally sent via the  Fedex delivery network. However once over a certain size the package […]

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