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Bringing Scientific & Technical Resources to the African Countries
ChromAfrica LLC regularly offers series of short courses training programs and workshops on analytical equipment, Regulatory issues, compliance, environmental as well as health and safety issue.
We are dedicated to providing scientific and technical training and resources to African scientists, in areas such as Chemistry, Biotechnology, Regulatory affairs, Waste management, Environmental and Health and Safety aspects.
To improve the lives of all African Scientists through the development of local scientific resources, by:
What we do best
Chrom Africa LLC is your one stop Gas chromatography and Mass Spectrometry shop! From the most basic Gas Chromatographs to the High Definition Magnetic Sector instruments, including the most recent introduction of Orbitrap in GC-MS.. Boost your laboratory’s productivity, accelerate response times and lower your total cost of ownership with the Thermo Scientific™ TRACE ™1300 series Gas Chromatograph. Providing versatility and exceptional GC and GCMS performance, it’s an ideal choice for any laboratory weather larger production and QA/QC laboratories to research organizations.
Chrom Africa is proud to announce the addition of the Thermo Scientific Molecular Spectroscopy range to its ever increasing Portfolio. The Molecular Spectroscopy range includes Ultraviolet–Visible and Visible Spectrometry (UV-Vis and Vis), NIR Infrared (NIR), Raman Spectroscopy and Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR). This portfolio of innovative molecular spectroscopy solutions is tailored to meet your specific requirements – from quality control to analytical services, from teaching to academic research. Whether you are looking for single-beam, dual-beam or double beam, specific wavelength range, bandwidths, lamps (tungsten and Xenon), or detectors we have the UV-Vis and Visible spectrophotometer to meet your needs. Each system comes with intuitive software which allows for nucleic acid concentration measurements to protein concentration and kinetics assays, single wavelength measurements and wavelength scanning. All our various spectrophotometers offer a wide variety of accessories to meet the sampling needs of your laboratory. From entry level FT-IR to advanced infrared microscopes Chrom Africa can deliver a system to suit your needs. Systems offered will be based on your requirements with regards to spectral range, signal to noise, spectral resolution, wavelength precision, detector and material to be analysed. The family of iD and Smart Accessories offer optimized analysis of solids, liquids and gases. These accessories allow for Attenuated Total Reflection (ATR), Diffuse Reflection (DR) and Transmission. The various plates for the accessories range from single-bounce to multi-bounce, flat plates and trough plates. The choices of ATR crystal materials are diamond, ZnSe, germanium and silicon, which will be selected based on your application and sample type.
The Molecular Biology Division of Chrom Africa supplies a range of quality equipment and consumable products to the life sciences market in Southern Africa. Being the most recent business unit established at Chrom Africa, the Molecular Biology Division is proud to be the preferred distributor of established brands such as Promega, Nanostring, cell signaling, ACEA Biosciences, Trinean, Biometra, Santa Cruz, Eurofins for high quality Genomics, Proteomics, Cellular and Genetic Identity Products.. Through these suppliers a wide range of quality products including Real-time PCR Instrumentation, Conventional PCR Instrumentation, DNA extraction kits, PCR master mixes, pathogen detection kits, and enzymes for molecular biology are provided. Chrom Africa only aligns itself with credible suppliers providing products with excellent specifications and proven reliability. As these product ranges continue to expand, the vision of becoming Southern Africa’s leading supplier of Molecular Biology products is being realized.
Chrom Africa is proud to be able to offer your laboratory the ability to identify organic and inorganic elements at ppm to sub-ppt levels, with the broad portfolio supplied by Thermo Scientific. The range of instrumentation includes Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (AAS), Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (GFAAS), Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP-OES) and Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectroscopy (ICP-MS). From Flame to Furnace or even Dual Flame and Furnace analysis, Deuterium (D2) or Zeeman background correction, Single and Multi-Element Hollow Cathode Lamps, Autosamplers, Autodilutors, Vapour generation (VP100), Spray chambers and Burners, Chrom Africa has the AA spectrometer and consumables to meet your needs. The iCAP 7000 Series ICP-OES are powerful simultaneous spectrometers that come as either Duo (Axial and Radial) or Radial view configurations. The 3-channel, 12-roller peristaltic pump or 4-channel, mini peristaltic pump with unique drain sensor, provides smooth, low noise signals and safe operation. Performance is enhanced with a solid state RF plasma generator, powerful Charge Injection Device (CID86) Detector and Turbine Pump Chiller. A range of accessories is available from autosamplers to nebulizers, spray chambers, torches, peristaltic tubing, argon humidifiers and hydride generators. With three models available, with features ranging from the Qcell ion guide, He Qcell KED to smallest bench-top ICP-MS available, the iCAP™ Q ICP-MS is the ideal tool for a wide range of applications and market sectors, from routine 24/7 analysis to demanding high quality research. Autosampler, peristaltic pump, nebulizers, spray chambers, injectors, RF Generator, plasma TV, sample cones, skimmer cones, laser ablation, 90° ion optics and hyphenation are all terms well associated with the iCAP™ Q ICP-MS.
Liquid Chromatography mass spectrometry (LC-MS) combines chromatography with mass spectrometry. This enables confident identification and deep mining of a vast range of compounds that includes small molecules, environmental contaminants, drug metabolites, pesticides, and protein complexes. High resolution, accurate mass (HRAM) data can be acquired using the novel Thermo Scientific ™ Orbitrap ™ based mass spectrometers. These Orbitrap mass spectrometers include the Q-Exactive, Q-Exactive Focus, Q-Exactive Plus, Q-Exactive HF, and Fusion. These instruments enable specificity and high confidence due to the exceptional high resolving power producing HRAM data. Orbitraps also offer excellent dynamic range and sensitivity for deep mining into compounds of small molecules as well as proteomes with excellent performance. The Exactive series HRAM Mass spectrometers are benchtop mass spectrometers with excellent resolution that allows identification, quantification and confirmation of compounds. These HRAM Mass spectrometers are routinely used in research laboratories for qualitative and quantitative work in proteomics, metabolomics, doping labs, pesticide detection, forensic and toxicology screening, environmental and food safety screening, clinical research and drug development. The Orbitrap Fusion is a tribrid instrument that combines a quadrupole, dual-pressure ion trap, ion-routing multipole and Orbitrap all in one instrument. This allows collision induced dissociation (CID), higher collision induced dissociation fragmentation (HCD), electron transfer dissociation (ETD) and HRAM detection using the Orbitrap. Optionally internal calibration can be added for increased sensitivity and selectivity. This high end instrument allows in-depth analysis of small molecules and extreme mining of all biological systems used for proteomic applications. Detailed structural information using MSn can be obtained in any of the analysers for ease of use. Using a combination of CID-HCD, HCD-CID, and HCD-HCD combined with MSn, fragment ions can be detected with any of the mass analysers to obtain detailed structure determination of metabolites, glycans and and other small molecules. The additional ETD source is also ideal for determination of post-translational modifications (PTM’s) that include phosphorylation, methylation and glycosylation. The high scan speed and exceptional resolution enables deep mining into the proteome of any biological sample, enabling proteomic applications using shorter gradients. The Orbitrap Fusion is a must have mass spectrometer for any research lab doing structural elucidation, metabolomics and proteomics.
Chrom Africa Instruments have a complete range of tools to cover water and electrochemistry. We have successfully serviced this industry for over 15 years and are leaders in the analysis of organics and inorganics in water. Chrom Africa has the expertise to offer credible advice on water analysis equipment, supported by the availability of a variety of different instrumentation options to suit the needs of most types of analyses. Chrom Africa’s scope is wide and includes the following: