General

Dispensing, calibration and verificationEach channel separately / independent
Flushing, filling, purging and drainingEach channel separately / independent
Dispensing principleContactless drop-on-demand by solenoid micro valves SMLD 300GC
Valve typeGyger SMLD 300GC
Ø 0.1 mm - Ø 0.45 mm, 10 different types of valves, depending on the volume range and viscosity
Dead / transfer volumeTotal 125 µl with syringe; 65 µl valve net.
HandlingCERTUS CONTROL PC software
Hardware-InterfaceEthernet (1 Gbit/s, RJ45)
Software-InterfaceSiLA (Standardization in Lab Automation)
Pneumatics1.7 - 2.0 bar inlet pressure, max 5 l/min
oil-free, dry, filtered (5 µm)
Power110 - 240 V 50/60 Hz nominal
operating current: < 0.5 A / 240 VAC
Dimensions (W x D x H)425 x 555 x 180 mm
(H +20 mm for 70 mm DWP)
Weight15 kg

DISPENSING HEADs

Channels1 – 8 channels independently ontrolled
straight or 22° angled
Wetted materialsStainless steels 1.4404 (A316L), 1.4301 (A301), 1.4310 (A304), 1.4113 IM / 1.4105 IL (A430F)
PEEK, sapphire, ruby, FEP, FFKM

Dispensing Performance

Dispensing volume, dynamic range
independent for all channels
< 50 nl – ꝏ
Accuracy< ±3.0 %: 0.05 – 0.5 µl
< ±2.0 %: 0.50 – 1.0 µl
< ±1.5 %: 1.0 – ꝏ µl
Precision< 3.0 %CV: 0.05 – 0.1 µl
< 2.0 %CV: 0.10 – 1.0 µl
< 1.0 %CV: 1.0 – ꝏ µl
Resolution / Increment> 0.05 nl
Example dispensing speed in parallel mode (up to 8 channels)96 wells, 20 µl: within 7 s
384 wells, 5 µl: within 11 s
1536 wells, 0.5 µl: within 27 s
Example dispensing speed in serial mode (1 channel)96 wells, 20 µl: within 21 s
384 wells, 5 µl: within 50 s
1536 wells, 0.5 µl: within 145 s

WELL PLATES

ANSI-Standard; special plate types6, 12, 24, 48, 96, 384, 1536, 3456 wells
including evaporation curtain
Additional functionsCustomized patterns for specific well plates, slides or dishes
Well plate height 3 - 51 mm
18 - 75 mm (DWP)

Note:
Dispensing times may vary depending on media type micro valve type and dispensing volume.

MEDIA MANAGEMENT

Dispensing pressure0.05 – 1.0 bar
Fluid supplySyringe: 3; 5; 10; 60 ml
Bottle: 50; 250; 500 ml
Mediabuffer, cell media, cells, 100% DMSO, proteins, beads, etc.
Filter (optional)Built-in filter in SMLD 300GC micro valves
Preliminary suction filter for media containers
Waste containerWaste tray with optional drain