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Blue Liquid thermometers no longer available

Recently, we experienced multiple quality issues with blue liquid and mercury glass thermometers.

Since these no longer meet Optimus’ quality requirements, we decided to stop selling this type and will offer digital thermometers instead.


Accelerate innovation at Labtechnology

Join us on Tuesday 1 & Wednesday 2 October at Labtechnology 2019 in Utrecht.

With more than 30 speakers and 100 exhibitors, there is no shortage of innovation, nor answers to whatever questions you might have.

Register now and we’ll see you at stand C01!


Heidolph launches a new range of Rotary Evaporators!

Heidolph launches the new Hei-VAP Rotary Evaporators and adds a Hei-TORQUE Core stirrer to their line-up.

To celebrate the launch of Heidolph’s latest stirrer, you can now order the Hei-TORQUE Core for only 650 euros until the end of June 2019!

Get yours now!


ELS expands its services for Life Science

European Lab Services now offers on-site mapping of temperature, humidity, pressure,... in multiple Life Science applications such as cleanrooms, incubators and autoclaves.

Are you sure about the quality of your measurements?


NEW Sulfur Certified Reference Materials from Paragon Scientific

Paragon Scientific now manufactures premium level, dual accredited Certified Reference Materials (CRMs) for Sulfur analysis, certified in strict accordance with both ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO/IEC 17034 as per accreditation to UKAS. NOW READY TO ORDER!


Optimus Instruments is fully committed to support your thermoregulation applications

1 - One single supplier for all thermoregulation applications with 30 years of expertise

0 - Zero-tollerance for technical issues. Our job ends when the application operates 100%

1 - First-class service and after sales support by continuously trained engineers


Successfully installation of the first ever Bionet F1-TWIN Photobioreactor

The fist Bionet F1-TWIN PBR will be used for a research project of the Université de Mons about the use of micro-algae for energy purpose. With this Photo Bioreactor the researchers aim to optimize the algae culture by illumination and degassing. We are very proud to contribute our advanced technologies for this circular economy study.


NEW: KYOTO KEM Density meter and Titrators

Optimus Instruments kicks of 2019 with a new collaboration with the Japanese instrument manufacturer Kyoto KEM. The DA-series density meter is an excellent system for fast single-shot density analysis. Besides that we now include the KEM Karl-Fischer titrator (moisture, volumetric and hybrid!) and potentiometric titrators to our product range.

Discover more about our new KEM products!


Why the PAC OptiFlash Small Scale is the safest way to perform flash point testing

Due to its ultra-low required sample volume, the PAC/Herzog OptiFlash Small Scale is easily the safest instrument in the market. The OptiFlash range has been designed with the focus on safe operation and contains an ultra fast optical fire detection, safety monitoring system and various other safety-improving features!


PILODIST new high throughput distillation for 33L flasks and fully automated PD 400 CC

PILODIST is one of our current high running product lines.They are the leading brand in versatile and automated distillation systems. Discover the new Pilodist 104 for high throughput universal distillation, ideal for training and educational purposes. Also, some more advanced systems are no challenge, the Petrodist 400 CC combines fully automated crude oil distillation of volumes between 2 and 100L !


Discover all new possibilities for multi-bioreactor control

BIONET ENGINEERING launches some great upgrades in their product range! The ROSITA software for control of the F0 entry level reactor now supports control up to 3 units! Also check the brand new F1, re-engineered and ready for any lab-scale or industrial challenge. LEARN MORE about our Bioreactors!


15% off general lab equipment!

Bring out the hammers and count what budget is left! 15% discount on general lab equipment such as waterbaths, stirrers, rotary evaporators, balances, thermometers and much more. Low prices for premium brands as Huber, Heidolph, Kern and Comark until the end of 2018. Don’t miss this chance!


PILS: Achieving ambitious goals through partnerships in Life Science

Based on the belief that together we’re stronger and we’ll be able to create more value for our customers, we follow the different market developments and trends. Sharing knowledge with each other is one of our focus points. The high level of complementarity, transparency and trust between the PILS members creates strong synergies. Solutions which go beyond what a single company can achieve individually are created that way.


ElemeNtS analyzer, Optifuel Launch, Phase instruments accepted in new DEFSTAN and more!

Many new developments are going on at PAC. Recently two new analyzers were officially launched: the Antek ElemeNtS and PAC OptiFuel. Besides that there is also some exciting news about the Phase Technology viscosity standard. Check out the highlights of the PETROLEUM TESTING NEWS.


Reactor range extended to -90°C to 305°C and triple wall vessels

Our reactor systems product range has been now extended with new glassware and more customization options. The most important addition are -90°C or up to 305°C. Find out more about the usage and safety advantages of using a triple wall vessel for your reactions.


LAST CALL! - Symposium for Pharma: How smart is your data?


During the inspirational sessions of this unique event, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the possibilities of today’s technology. And of course, it is also a good opportunity to meet the different partners! Check out the final program! The symposium will be moderated by Wim De Vilder (VRT).


Antek ElemenNtS product launch @ WOTS 2018

Optimus Instruments has a world premiere next week during WOTS 2018 in Utrecht. Come discover the brand new ElemeNtS Total Sulfur & Nitrogen analyzer at our booth! The most advanced and modular analytical system in the market.


NEW: Take a look at our PROJECT DATABASE and discover our successful installations

30 years of experience in lab technology results in many successful projects. Browse our PROJECT DATABASE and discover various cases of successfully installed petroleum labs, reactor systems, thermostatic control systems and much more. Optimus Instruments offers complete solution packages beyond the instruments!


OptiDist trade-in promotion

Still working with an old Atmospheric Distillation analyzer in your lab? Now is the right time to take the leap and purchase a brand new OptiDist. Until the end of October we offer a special trade-in discount of 10% when swapping your old analyzer for a new one!


DFA 70Xi: The new 4 in 1 diesel analyzer of Phase Technology

Phase Technology’s new DFA-70Xi analyzer can measure cloud point, pour point, viscosity and density in diesel fuel. And, it does it all in less than 25 minutes!


Discover the future of fuel consumption and testing

The fuel industry is facing some challenges, a lot of things are going to change the coming years and decades. Register now for the Fuel For The Future Seminar Days hosted by Optimus Instruments and learn everything about these changes and new technologies in fuel testing.


In memoriam Peter Huber

Tuesday 12/06/2018 Peter Huber, founder and big inspiration of Huber Kältemachinenbau, passed away. Frank Van Hoorick wrote an im memoriam for a long term partner and friend. He will be missed.


New digital thermometer regulations in Petroleum Testing

Mercury in glass (MIG) thermometers have been the standard in reference thermometry for many decades but are now regulated out standards and references. In various PAC viscometers and other petroleum analyzers these mercury in glass thermometers have to be replaced by their digital counterparts. Not only for safety reasons, but also for easier operation and much better calibration.


NEW: Bionet Bioreactor Equipment

Optimus Instruments proudly presents a new collaboration with BIONET ENGINEERING from Spain. BIONET has developed a complete range of bioprocess equipment including series of bioreactors / fermentors, from small R&D equipment, both in laboratory and pilot plant, to industrial scale equipment. Buying BIONET’s you guarantee a solution up to date that will offer many years of service. Discover the new product range!


NEW: Chemglass 100L squatty jacketed reactor

Chemglass introduces the 100L squatty process glass reactor. Chemglass offers the only mobile 100L glass reactor in the market and now offers better clearance and wider access with the new squatty design. Discover more.


NEW: OptiMPP – Automated Mini Cloud and Pour Point Analyzer

PAC’s ISL just added an improved mini- Cloud and Pour Point analyzer model to its Opti-Cold Series platform. The ISL OptiMPP allows for an automatic determination of the cloud and pour points of petroleum products, in accordance with international standards test methods.