BioStore™ III Cryo -190°C System

The BioStore III Cryo provides the best in class automated storage solution for cellular products and other materials requiring storage temperatures below glass transition (Tg)

  • Highest sample protection
  • Comprehensive inventory management system
  • Superior user experience
  • LIMS connectivity

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Overview
  • The BioStore™ III Cryo -190°C System provides researchers and biobank managers with a best-in-class storage solution for cellular products and biosamples
  • The system combines Chart MVE’s proven, high-efficiency LN2 stainless steel freezer with the Brooks automation technology and software to ensure the highest sample integrity
  • The BioStore III Cryogenic storage system offers the greatest sample protection and comprehensive inventory management and control with a superior user experience at an affordable price
  • Targeted and non-targeted samples are protected from warming above Tg (glass transition) throughout sample retrieval
  • Quality is assured by viewing user access, sample inventory, history, and audit-trail reports
  • Emergency situation protection provides greater than 20 days of temperature stability in the case of energy or LN2 loss
Key Features
  • Available in two sizes
  • Compatible with a range of labware, e.g. cryoboxes, vials, microplates
  • Full vial or cassette level inventory tracking
  • Complete -190°C vapor storage environment*
  • SW is capable of providing accurate real-time audit reports
  • LIMS connectivity and system partitioning for shared use
  • Insulating tower temperature protection for non-targeted tubes
  • Ergonomic design for simple user experience and minimized injury risk
  • 17-23 day hold time in case of catastrophic interruption of electrical or LN2 supply (depending on system size)
  • Proven technology: based on Brooks automation expertise and chart MVE freezer

 

*Temperature variation is +/- 6°C due to thermocouple variation and thermal loading

Sample integrity, security and tracking
  • Consistent -190°C temperatures achieved for from top to bottom using LN2 vapor
  • A sample integrity calculator protects samples from excessive warming by predicting their temperatures based on experimental evidence
  • Integrity is further enhanced by protecting innocent samples during storage and retrieval transient exposures
  • Racks are quickly pulled into an insulated sleeve, significantly slowing transient warming
  • 20-day safety hold time below -135°C (Tg) with full manual access if power or LN2 are disrupted
  • Comprehensive inventory management with vial-level ID, audit trail, reports, and LIMS connectivity
Software
  • BioStore III controller software and touchscreen enable efficient order management and execution
  • Its easy-to-use graphical interface permits tube-level inventory management plus sample storage, retrieval, and auditing
  • The software monitors storage environment data and has comprehensive error handling
  • LIMS connectivity is available for real-time sample management
  • Full 21-CFR-11 reporting capability is available
  • Administrator-defined libraries and access control can optimize the system as a shared resource
Specifications
Technical specifications
Parameter BioStore™ III Cryo 1500 BioStore™ III Cryo 1800
Dimensions 1,067mm (42in) 1,524mm (60in)
Cryobox capacity 252 630
2ml vial capacity 25,200 63,000
Support Plans

Brooks Life Sciences offers standard automated cryo storage service packages to support your needs; these packages have been structured to offer flexibility so you can choose a package that suits you.

  • Corrective services
  • Remote diagnostic & repair
  • Preventative maintenance services
  • Additional services for purchase
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