Porvair Sciences has introduced the Co-Mix - an accurate, reliable, compact and simple-to-use multi-format mixer.
Operated via an intuitive touchscreen the Co-Mix offers effortless changing between mixing of 96- and 384-well microplates in skirted, semi-skirted and unskirted variants plus deep-well plates and PCR tubes / strips.
An innovative plate holding mechanism ensures smooth manipulation of microplates eliminating sample spillage and cross-contamination problems.
A vortex module enables mixing of numerous tube formats including micro test tubes.
Designed to improve users laboratory mixing productivity - the Co-Mix comes pre-programmed with commonly used mixing profiles.
As new applications arise the instrument enables users to quickly and simply add and save new mixing protocols.
Applications that will benefit from the Co-Mix include mixing of PCR and enzyme preparations ; re-suspension of bacteria, DNA and cell cultures ; mixing of ELISA immunoassays and mixing of samples during incubation stages.