BioStore™ SE

Affordable, space efficient, flexible automated -80°C sample storage

  • Brooks new small footprint store
  • Assured sample integrity and protection
  • Fast, controlled, reliable access to samples
  • Based on 20 years of automated storage innovation

Overview

BioStore SE is the new space efficient automated -80ºC sample storage system from Brooks. Designed to fit in today’s busy laboratory, where space is at a premium, BioStore SE stores a range of container types and sizes and provides compact, flexible, high density sample storage. BioStore SE could be the first step in simplifying your lab sample inventory and sample management.

  • BioStore SE is the ideal solution for those who have smaller sample library collections but need the benefits of automation like secure, controlled and safe access to their high-quality samples.
Secure, controlled -80 degrees CELSIUS storage for ultimate sample integrity
Secure, controlled -80℃ storage for ultimate sample integrity

 

Key Features

  • Storage Capacity: From 200,000 to 700,000 samples. Adaptable to meet your future needs
  • Space Efficient: Designed to fit in todays busy laboratory
  • Sample security and integrity: Secure and controlled user access. Consistent storage temperatures for ultimate sample integrity
  • Labware flexibility and adaptability: Handles the widest range of labware in a small store
  • Easy to use: Intuitive user interface. No special expertise required to operate
  • Modular automation: Configured with input/output, imaging, and picking modules. Optimized to meet your needs
  • -20C Storage Zone: Dedicated storage for multi-temperature requirements
  • High-density storage: Reformatting samples to Brooks HD storage trays can more than double storage capacity compared to SBS formatted storage
  • Multi-pitch shelving: Dynamic storage shelving maximizes storage density. The sample imaging module captures barcodes, labware type and heights to assure optimal storage location

Storage

Labware Description -80°C -20°C
2.0ml sample storage tubes 2D barcoded, external threads 76,000 8,400
1.0ml sample storage tubes 2D barcoded, external threads 212,000 23,500
0.7ml sample storage tubes 2D barcoded, external threads 265,000 29,400
0.3ml sample storage tubes 2D barcoded, external threads 375,000 41,600
0.2 mL sample storage tube, 2D barcoded, external threads 495,000 55,000
SBS Microplates 14.5mm high, foil sealed 3,200 300
75% increase in storage capacity over SBS racks
75% increase in storage capacity over SBS racks
Optimized shelf pitches combined with using High Density Storage trays
Optimized shelf pitches combined with Brooks High Density storage trays

 

Software

Strata™ Sample Management Software

Intuitive, innovative, easy to use, fully featured store controller software

  • Easy-to-use interface: Intuitive, information-rich display permits operation with no special training. Customizable to optimize everyday usage, and support application-specific workflows
  • High performance and reliability: Provides full order control including drag-and-drop order prioritization. Optimizes throughput through more efficient batch workflows and order decomposition.
  • Sample security: Lifetime inventory and environmental tracking enabling sample chain of custody and audit trail reports
  • System data logging: Performance tracking assures reliability and enables remote diagnostics and troubleshooting
  • Seamless IT integration: Flexible deployment options include active directory integration and encrypted system access passwords. LIMS options include Web services API, database, and file-based integration. Accessibility is highly configurable with definable user roles
  • Remote access: Remote access: Data is accessible from any location using laptop, tablet, or web-enabled devices
  • Automation interface: Enables easy integration with external automation for fully integrated end-to-end processing solutions
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Dashboard view

 

Case Studies

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