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Ionic liquid synthesis


Date: 28 March 2012 | Category: News

Synthesis of some Ionic Liquids (ILs) is challenging and costly because of the extremely exothermic nature of the synthesis and the change in viscosuity during the synthesis.

Vapourtec Asia office now open

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Date: 30 March 2011 | Category: News

March 2011
The Vapourtec office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is now open for business.

Contact details are as shown below.




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Vapourtec to move to new premises


Date: 24 March 2010 | Category: News

March 2010 – Vapourtec Announce Relocation
After three consecutive years of doubling output, Vapourtec can no longer fit in the current location, and will shortly be moving to larger, more suitable premises on the award winning Park Farm Business Centre near Bury St Edmunds.The …

Vapourtec installs 50th system

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Date: 22 July 2009 | Category: News

July 2009

Vapourtec recently installed their 50th R-Series flow chemistry system.

There are now Vapourtec systems in use or planned in UK, France, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Sweden, USA, Canada and Australia, both in academic and industrial labs.

But Vapourtec are stil…

Vapourtec launches R-Series in USA

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Date: 22 June 2009 | Category: News

Starting Q2 of 2009, Vapourtec have been expanding into the USA.

A major part of this move has been the appointment of Northeast Technical Services (NTS) as field service agents for the North East region.

Duncan Guthrie, Managing Director of Vapourtec, explains

“Until no…

Copper tube reactors for catalysed click chemistry

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Date: 20 May 2009 | Category: News

What is Click Chemistry ?
Click chemistry is a chemical philosophy introduced by K. Barry Sharpless in 2001 and describes chemistry tailored to generate substances quickly and reliably by joining small units together.

One of the most popular reactions within the click chemist…

Using an autosampler


Date: 03 February 2009 | Category: News

Integration with an autosampler (a.k.a. liquid handler) enables the R Series system to run a series of automated reactions where potentially every reaction uses a different reagent.   This enables the system to be used for library production, or for evaluation of reagents or ca…

Equipment rental

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Date: 16 January 2009 | Category: News

New for 2009, Vapourtec are offering the facility to rent a fully integrated flow chemistry system. This allows users to see in practice how the system can work for them before committing to a full investment.