Liquid Handling Instruments


Echo/Access Workstation (Labcyte):

    • Echo uses acoustic energy to precisely transfer droplets (2.5 nL per droplet) of liquid from any well of a source plate to any well of a destination plate in a contact-free manner. Very flexible, versatile applications.
    • The Access Workstation integrates Echo with a series of other devices such as a plate hotel, a microplate centrifuge, a plate peeler, sealer and a washer/dispenser, so that a complete cycle of preparing an assay plate can be to done on one workstation with one controlling program.

Fluent Workstation (Tecan):

    • 96- , 384- tip heads and 8 individually controlled flexible channel arm;
    • Compatible with tubes, vials, 96-, 384-, 1526- well plate;
    • Complete workflow can all be done on this workstation: liquid dispensing, transferring, plate copying, plate re-formatting, serial dilution, hit-picking, shaking, heating, tip washing, plate washing, incubating, etc.;
    • Robotic arm with exchangeable centric fingers and extended fingers that are suitable to move tube or plates around and up and down the worktable;
    • Extra deck space for plate and tip box storage;
    • Enclosed environment and integrable with a HEPA hood to maintain a clean environment throughout the workdeck for cellular assays;
    • Integrated with robotic incubator;

Other Stand-Alone Liquid Handling Robots:

    • Mantis: a fast and flexible liquid dispenser using micro diaphragm pumps to dispense small volume of liquid to any well of any type of plates, well-by-well using a single nozzle, with extremely low void volume (a few micro liter)
    • Tempest with stackers: a fast liquid dispenser using micro diaphragm pumps to dispense small volume of liquid using an array of nozzles, with extremely low void volume (micro liter scale). It is able to dispense up to 12 different reagents to one plate at same time. Integrated stackers make it HTS compatible
    • MultiFlo: a house-keeping liquid dispenser and strip washer, can dispense up to three different reagents without changing dispensing cassette so that save reagents for cleaning and priming
    • Multidrop: a house-keeping liquid dispenser for fast filling of a 96- or 384-well plate; small footprint make it easily be placed inside a biosafety cabinet for cell culture dispensing
    • epMotion 96: electronic 96-channel pipettor

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