With several decades of experience and knowledge in the fields of vacuum, chemisty, physical and biological sciences, Vacutec is your first port of call in meeting your unique laboratory requirements

    About Us

    Vacutec is a leader in vacuum system manufacturing and Lab consumables distribution in Southern Africa.
    We proudly provide local support, onsite service and maintenance for all of our products.

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    Our core range of products include:
    Custom Vacuum Systems
    Biological Science Equipment
    Chemistry Apparatus
    Laboratory Consumables
    Precision Instrumentation

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Represented Brands

Agilent Technologies

Our instruments, software, services and consumables address the full range of scientific and laboratory management needs—so our customers can do what they do best: improve the world around us.

Whether a laboratory is engaged in environmental testing, academic research, medical diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals or food testing, Agilent provides laboratory solutions to meet their full spectrum of needs.
Our solutions improve the efficiency of the entire laboratory, from sample prep to data interpretation and management.

Agilent Website

MKS Instruments Inc

MKS Instruments, Inc. is a global provider of instruments, subsystems and process control solutions that measure, control, power, monitor and analyze critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity. Our products are derived from our core competencies in pressure measurement and control, materials delivery, gas composition analysis, control and information technology, power and reactive gas generation, vacuum technology, photonics, lasers, optics and motion control. Our primary served markets are manufacturers of capital equipment for thin film including semiconductor devices, process manufacturing, environmental, life sciences and scientific research.

MKS Website


Labconco makes some of the best laboratory equipment in the world. Our equipment shields scientists from harm, protects evidence that solves crime and enables life-saving research. It’s a responsibility we take seriously. Safety, quality and performance are everything. We don’t leave anything to chance.

Labconco Website

Fisher Scientific

The Fisher Scientific portfolio is home to 10,000+ products guaranteed to fit your every need. There isn’t a space in your lab that isn’t a perfect place for fisher equipment, instruments and consumables. Fisher Scientific stands for quality, reliability and value.

Fisher Scientific outfits every part of your workspace. Whether you are working on the bench, in the freezer, in the hood, on the shelf or in the field, Fisher Scientific has products to fit your every need.

FisherSci Website


PCRmax are a new company utilising close to 20 years’ experience in development sales and support of market leading PCR systems. We have called on that history and looked to the future requirements and demands from the customer base to create and develop our range.

With products such as the Alpha Cyclers we aim to push end point systems more towards what customers demand reliable quality systems with customer orientated features. With the Delta Seek kits we are establishing a custom and encompassing range of assays driven by client requests for their own kits. The Eco 48 and developments of that units technologies to larger scales (with the same market leading specs) we feel could change the entire qPCR arena in terms of sensitivity, speed and data confidence.

PCRmax Website

Kratos Analytical

For nearly 50 years Kratos Analytical has provided state-of-the-art spectrometers for both surface and biochemical  analysis and we are committed to continuing with development of leading technologies. As we approach our fifth decade Kratos Analytical is still dedicated to providing service, quality and customer satisfaction, and we believe that this specialist web area will help you find the information you need for your surface analytical applications.

We are world leaders in the development and application of the XPS (X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy) for the analysis of the surface properties of a wide range of materials that are more and more being found in everyday use.

Also our MALDI (Matrix Associated Laser Desorption and Ionisation) mass spectrometry business is recognised to be at the forefront of its development and application as applied to the analysis of biomolecules and more recently to it’s introduction into an invitro-diagnostic role.

Kratos Website


IONTOF is a manufacturer of innovative instruments for surface analysis with different product lines for time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry (TOF-SIMS) and high-sensitivity low-energy ion scattering (LEIS).
Founded as a classical spin-off of the University of Münster, IONTOF has meanwhile become the technological leader in the field of TOF-SIMS and LEIS instrumentation.

The company was founded by Prof. Alfred Benninghoven, Dr. Ewald Niehuis and Mr. Thomas Heller in 1989 to commercialise the original research carried out by Prof. Benninghoven and his team at the University of Muenster in Germany from the early 80’s. Since the technique became commercially viable IONTOF has made many product improvements and more than 280 instruments are in operation in industrial and academic laboratories worldwide.
ION TOF Website


Mesa develops, manufactures and markets, high-quality process validation and monitoring instruments and consumables. From Fortune 500 companies, to high tech start-ups, Mesa Lab’s products are used to assure product quality, control manufacturing processes, and to solve problems in niche markets in healthcare, industrial, pharmaceutical, medical and food processing applications. Mesa Lab’s products are characterized by technical excellence and superior industry reputations.

MesaLabs Website

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