The Multi-Prep, Rapid Multi-Sample Automated Homogenizing System from PRO Scientific can homogenize up to 6 samples at once in a quiet, compact, and time-saving unit while providing accurate processing speed during the homogenization cycle.
The Multi-Prep allows for precise homogenizing and repeat-ability with limited concern of variations in sample size or viscosity. Up to 6 samples can be homogenized at one time in mere seconds giving you the maximum ability to homogenize up to 300 samples per hour. By freeing up a large amount of valuable lab time, homogenizing with the Multi-Prep results in significantly higher laboratory productivity.
With its automated processes, the Multi-Prep can produce more consistent homogenizing results compared to traditional non-automated and standard manual homogenizing methods. Homogenizer protocols vary within any lab and the Multi-Prep’s programmability function can store up to 10 different homogenizing programs in memory. For new homogenizing trials or quick-runs, the Multi-Prep can be used in the manual mode for individual sample processing. All processing is contained in a sound-abating enclosure with a rounded clear polycarbonate door for a full view inside. The ergonomically arranged LCD and control panel allows for full viewing of programming parameters.
The Multi-Prep Rapid Homogenizer System utilizes Multi-Prep Probes, which eliminate cross-contamination as well as the time consuming need to stop and clean a generator between samples. A clean Multi-Prep Probe can be used each time. PRO’s Multi-Pack Probes are known as the better alternative to disposable plastic generator probes, because our reusable Multi-Prep Probes are made from 316 Stainless Steel and PTFE. This superior design provides the ability to process more difficult samples, including tough tissues and frozen samples. Their infinitely reusable nature means you can use them again and again. When homogenizing is complete, the Multi-Prep Probes can be sterilized by any cleaning method, including flaming, autoclaving and chemical cleaning. Automation is made easy with the stress-free self-engagement and disengagement of the Multi-Prep Probes.
Another added benefit of the Multi-Prep is that there is no need to alter or change the tube you are continuously using in your research. Whether processing in small tubes or larger centrifuge tubes, the Multi-Prep can accommodate both 15 and 50ml tubes allowing for minimum homogenizing volumes of 2 and 4.5ml respectively. Sample tube integrity is also maintained with our unique removable Spider Tube Rack design that incorporates easy tube replacement. Our superior designed oscillating Spider Tube Rack mimics the up-down motion of hand-held homogenizing and can perform 60 oscillations per minute for enhanced homogenizing performance.
Requires either a 15 ml or 50 ml Spider Tube Rack (make your selection when ordering) and a pack of Multi-Prep Probes.
|Sample Throughput||6 samples|
|Sample Volume (min)||2 ml|
|Sample Volume (max)||25 ml|
|Usage / Placement||Benchtop|
|Noise Level||68 db|
Are the probes included with the Multi-Prep Rapid Homogenizer System?
No, the Multi-Prep Probes must be ordered separately.
Would the 50 ml Spider Tube Rack for the Multi-Prep System also work with 40 ml glass centrifuge tubes?
The 50 ml Spider Tube Rack is designed for 50 ml plastic centrifuge tubes, which are 29 - 30 mm in diameter. Most 40 ml glass centrifuge tubes are 28 mm in diameter, although some are 29 mm. If using 28 mm diameter tubes, the spider will not hold them tightly. To ensure they remain upright and do not move during operation of the Multi-Prep Rapid Homogenizer System, you can, for instance, wrap a piece of paper around the tube where it contacts the spider holder or do the same with a piece of tape.PRO Scientific 2013-07-01