Hydroflex

Life Science

Detail

The new HydroFlex system is a truly flexible platform that provides excellent automated microplate washing performance as well as vacuum filtration, reflecting over 25 years of expertise in advanced liquid handling at Tecan. This modular and upgradeable platform is ideal for a range of applications, whether you are working with cells, enzymes or DNA, in research labs in academia, biotech and pharma, or in clinical diagnostics labs using the appropriately validated instrument.

 

Specification:

Parameters

Characteristics

General

 

Display unit

Liquid Crystal Display with two rows of sixteen digits

Keyboard

Four key membrane keyboard

Number of dispensing channels

1-, 2- or 4-channels

Manifold types

8- or 16-way for parallel processing of 8- or 16-wells,

 

8- or 16-way Process control manifold for online monitoring of overflow-wash step

Variable

 

Volume of solution dispensed

50 – 3000 μl in 50 μl steps for washing

 

50 – 400 μl in 50 μl steps for dispensing

Dispensing accuracy

<= 2 %

 

(300μl dispense volume, dispense rate: 3, 8-way manifold).

Dispensing uniformity

CV: <= 4% over the plate

 

(300μl dispense volume, dispense rate: 3, 8-way manifold).

Residual volume

Crosswise aspiration: <= 2 μl per well for 96-well flat-bottom Greiner plate

 

(asp. rate 3, asp. time 4 sec., head speed 10mm/sec, 8-way manifold)

Vacuum range

 150 – 850 mbar absolute pressure for vacuum filtration

Interface

USB

Shaking

Linear shaking; high-, medium- and low-setting

Power

 

Supply

Auto sensing for the settings

 

100 – 120 V or 220 – 240 V, 50/60 Hz

Consumption

 65 VA

Physical

 

Outside dimensions for plate washing

Width: 27.5 cm, Depth: 36.6 cm, Height: 18.1 cm

Weight

6.6 kg

The instruments adhere to applicable safety standards to date.

Source:  brochure

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