AKTA Go Warranty Options

AKTA Go Warranty Options
AKTA Go warranties ending soon Launched in 2019, the first AKTA Go systems are now coming off manufacturer’s warranty. Cytiva’s (GE Healthcare) AKTA Go is a  compact liquid chromatography system for routine protein purification. This compact little system has a simple, modular design. But like all protein purification systems, without regular maintenance, your AKTA Go might need repairs do...

AKTA Breakdown & Repair

AKTA Breakdown & Repair
AKTA Breakdown and Repair If your AKTA system isn't working properly, call the iLab Solutions service team. We can troubleshoot the issue by phone and schedule an on-site engineer visit if needed. We'll fix it right, first time and get you back up and running as quickly as possible. Our engineers carry a comprehensive kit of commonly required components and spare parts, ensuring a speedy turnaro...

Process Scale Maintenance

Process Scale Maintenance
New Maintenance and Repair Services for Process Manufacturing Chromatography & Ultrafiltration Systems. To complement our existing Analytical Scale FPLC service, iLab Solutions Ltd are excited to announce the new service, maintenance & repair of Process Scale Chromatography systems. Customers for our new services will typically use Millipore, Cytiva (formerly GE Life Sciences), Pall and...

AKTA Start – On-site Service and Repair

AKTA Start – On-site Service and Repair
Regular maintenance of your AKTA Start is essential for safe and trouble-free operation, and routine cleaning should be standard practice in your lab. But what about more the complex, time-consuming procedures required for a full preventative maintenance (PM)? iLab Solutions’ fully trained AKTA service engineers will visit you on-site to ensure your AKTA Start is serviced according to th...

Good Housekeeping Practice for Protein Purification Systems

Good Housekeeping Practice for Protein Purification Systems
We often refer to the instruments running protein purification techniques as the workhorses of the lab. Researchers rely on them to be up and running as standard. The great thing is that these instruments are actually quite simple to keep running well, as long as you follow some good housekeeping tips for sample preparation, buffer management, column cleaning and overall system cleanliness.  Prot...

IQ/OQ – Peace of Mind for New Equipment Installations

IQ/OQ – Peace of Mind for New Equipment Installations
Whether you are involved in manufacturing, transfer to manufacturing or R&D, if you work in a QC environment you’ve probably heard the term IQ/OQ. IQ (installation qualification) and OQ (operational qualification) are two independent and documented procedures used when a new piece of equipment or plant is being installed and commissioned for use. IQ/OQ  is used to check and test that a system ...

Software Upgrade – Give your AKTA a Boost

Software Upgrade – Give your AKTA a Boost
Give your older AKTA a boost with a software upgrade to Windows 7 or 10 OS We often talk to labs who are struggling to maintain the effectiveness of their systems because they are constrained by their software. It’s common to find older AKTA systems being controlled from lab PCs running on old Windows operating systems (XP or earlier) - with the associated networking and upgrade problems that brin...

Continued Support for AKTA Explorer

Continued Support for AKTA Explorer
What if you’re not ready or not able to move to the next generation of AKTA instruments? For many labs, AKTA Explorer is their workhorse instrument and upgrading isn't an option. There just isn’t the budget or necessity to replace an otherwise satisfactorily working system. The concern for many labs is GE's discontinued servicing of AKTA Explorer from December 2017. Robust and Reliable We know tha...