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Comparing Benchtop X-ray Microscopes

There are many advantages of using X-rays microscopes for imaging applications. Unlike conventional optical microscopes, X-ray microscopes offer the potential for element selectivity in imaging, excellent resolution and sensitivity and very high contrast. X-ray microscopes can be used to image thicker samples than techniques such as electron microscopy. Using X-ray microscopes for imaging can also […]

Simple and Accessible SEM with ChemiSEM

A scanning electron microscope (SEM) involves a focused stream of electrons being projected over a surface to produce an image. The sample interacts with the electrons in the beam and this produces a range of signals that are used to gain information about the composition of the surface. In this article, we discuss the benefits […]

Raising money for Shelter

At BlueScientific, we are all about helping the community around us as well as raising money for charities. This year one of our two Directors , Tom Warwick, will be taking part in the London Landmarks Half Marathon on the 3rd of April 2022. He will be raising money for Shelter, for every £1 donated, […]

Thermo Fisher Scientific

New Partner: Thermo Fisher Scientific SEM

We’re proud to announce a new partnership with Thermo Fisher Scientific as official distributor of the Axia ChemiSEM scanning electron microscope in the UK and Ireland.


ISO 9001 Certification

We are proud to have been awarded ISO9001:2015 certification, an international quality standard recognised by businesses around the world.

Blue Scientific now represents Bruker Nano Surfaces in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland

Blue Scientific is now the exclusive representative of Bruker Nano Surfaces, for sales of atomic force microsopy (AFM), stylus and 3D optical profilometers and tribology and mechanical testing products in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland. All enquiries relating to sales of Bruker Nano Surfaces products in the Nordic region should now be directed to Blue […]

Hysitron R&D 100 Award Winner

Hysitron xSol High Temperature Stage Wins R&D 100 Award

Hysitron’s xSol high temperature stage has won a prestigious 2014 R&D 100 Award.  View our range of scientific instruments  Contact us on 01223 422 269 or info@blue-scientific.com R&D 100 Awards The R&D 100 Awards, known as the “Oscars of Invention”, recognise and celebrate the top 100 technology products of the year. Entries are judged by outside experts, from professional […]

First of 20 Glove Boxes Installed at IAEA Nuclear Material Laboratory (NML)

The Nuclear Material Laboratory (NML) at the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) Office of Safeguards Analytical Services has taken a major step towards full operation, with the installation of the first of twenty glove boxes. The glove boxes will enable heavy elements in inspection samples to be handled safely. The laboratory’s core function, in line […]

Hysitron nanomechanical testing

Hysitron announce distribution agreement with BlueScientific Ltd

Hysitron Inc is pleased to announce the appointment of BlueScientific Ltd as the new, exclusive representative for the sales of its nanoindentation and nanomechanical test systems throughout the UK and Ireland. Cambridge based Blue Scientific is a new, independent distribution business focused on sales and marketing of leading, high-technology scientific instruments in the materials science […]

PVSAT 2014, 23 – 25 April Loughborough

The 10th Photovoltaic Science Application and Technology (PVSAT-10) conference series is organised by the UK section of the International Solar Energy Society which is in its 40th anniversary year. This 10th running of the conference will again be held over three days to allow the inclusion of the wide range of papers and posters reflecting this […]