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Hettich products are designed to help you achieve optimal results for your application and are built to perform to the specifications outlined in the operators manual. For application-specific information and settings, please refer to your organization’s standard operating procedure. As always, our Hettich representatives are here to help determine which Hettich products and accessories best fit your laboratory requirements.
Hettich Hettcube incubators and cooled incubators are built to maximize their compact footprint with efficient design features that improve temperature uniformity, operational performance, and user interaction.
Hettich HettCube incubators offer many advantages for an efficient workflow.
The use of HettCube incubators and cooled incubators for colony counts in drinking water Drinking water has to satisfy strict requirements in terms of the micro-organisms it can contain. The total number of culturable micro-organisms is one parameter that has to be determined. The colonies that are to be counted include those...Read More
The use of HettCube incubators to detect the presence of Legionella in drinking water Legionella bacteria are the causal agents of Legionnaires’ disease, which is potentially life-threatening, or Pontiac fever, which is milder. Infection normally occurs after inhaling an aerosol containing Legionella. The main sources of infection with these gram-negative bacteria, which...Read More
Use of HettCube cooled incubators to determine the biochemical oxygen demand The decomposition of organic material by micro-organisms is an important biochemical oxidation process in nature. The quantity of oxygen required is dependent on the mass of the substance decomposed. The five-day BOD (BOD5) as an indicator in the analysis of wastewater...Read More
The use of HettCube incubators to detect Pseudomonas aeruginosa in drinking water Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen that is ubiquitous in environments containing sufficient moisture. The micro-organism thrives in a wide range of conditions, from 9 °C to 42 °C, and has a high natural resistance to antibiotics. It does not...Read More
The use of HettCube incubators to detect the presence of Escherichia coli in drinking water Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a bacterium that is present in the body of both animals and humans. It is part of the normal healthy intestinal flora. However, if E. coli bacteria are ingested through food or...Read More
The use of HettCube cooled incubators to detect the presence of fungi and yeasts in milk and dairy products Fungi and yeasts are amongst the most frequent organisms responsible for the spoilage of milk products, especially fermented products such as yogurt or curd cheese. They adversely affect the quality of the product,...Read More