FluidX AirFilm Thermal Sealing System

  • AirFilm is a single-use, aluminium film designed for the sealing of 96-format  racked FluidX sample storage tubes
  • Easy to use in conjunction with FluidX XSeal Thermal Sealer system for fast, semi-automatic tube sealing

 

Overview

Key Features

Impenetrable Barrier

  • AirFilm creates an air-tight seal that can easily be removed by peeling
  • Suitable for low-temperature sample storage (to -196oC), not suitable for use in liquid phase nitrogen

Fast and Easy to Seal with AirFilm Thermal Sealer

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  • Compatible with 96 racked tubes
  • Place racked tubes in the AirFilm Thermal Sealer and position a sheet of AirFilm over the rack
  • Closing the drawer will start the automated thermal sealing process
  • When sealing is complete, the drawer opens presenting you with the sealed rack of tubes
  • Remove the rack from the sealer and gently remove PET backing sheet from the sealed tubes

 

Reduced Risk of Sample Damage During Sealing

  • Variable temperature operation; user selects sealing temperature and time, optimising sealing conditions for each sample type
  • Heat transfer during the sealing process is lessened by the embossed seal construction, which creates an air pocket between the seal and the tube

 

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Easy to Remove

  • Each tube is individually sealed with two tabs for easy removal. Hold the tube and peel the tab upwards with forceps or fingers
  • AirFilm seal is engineered to come away cleanly, leaving no residue, so tubes can be resealed without compromise

 

Ideal for Use in Automated Environments

  • AirFilm seals can be pierced by a wide range of tips found on automated liquid handling systems

Ordering Information

47-2002: AirFilm Manual Variable Temperature Thermal Sealer

  • Thermal sealer with adjustable temperature and time, for use with FluidX 96 storage tubes and Airfilm Thermal Seals
  • Includes one adapter, choose one of the following:
    • 42-2001 Adapter for 0.5ml and 0.75ml tubes
    • 42-2002 Adapter for 1.0ml and 1.4ml tubes

66-1001: AirFilm Individual Thermal Seal with Tab, 96 tube seals per sheet 50 Sheets/case

66-1021: AirFilm Individual Thermal Seal without Tab, 96 tube seals per sheet 50 Sheets/case