FluidX Aperio™ Semi-Automatic Screw Cap Tube Rack Decapper/Capper

FluidX Aperio™ semi-automated systems are compact, bench top units designed for efficient tube capping in labs with medium throughput, offering the consistency of an automated de-capping system, but at much lower cost

  • Flexible options to suit a range of tube types
  • Fast and consistent sealing performance
  • Space saving design

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Overview

FluidX Aperio™ Semi-Automatic Screw Cap Tube Rack Decapper/Capper; suitable for 96, 48 and 24-format racked tubes

  • The Aperio™ range of semi-automated systems are compact, bench top units designed for efficient tube capping in labs with medium throughput
  • Offers the consistency of an automated de-capping system, but at much lower cost
  • Can cap a single column of tubes, from a cap carrier, in under 10 seconds and will cap, or de-cap, a complete rack of 96 tubes in under 2 minutes
Key Features

Flexible options to suit a range of tube types

  • Aperio™ 4: 4-channel capping and de-capping system compatible with screw-capped tubes in 24-format SBS racks
  • Aperio™ 6: 6-channel capping and de-capping system compatible with screw-capped tubes in 48-format SBS racks
  • Aperio™ 8: 8-channel capping and de-capping system compatible with screw-capped tubes in 96-format SBS racks

Your choice of Aperio model can be configured for use with one of the following tube types:

  • FluidX internal and external thread screw-capped tubes
  • Thermo-Matrix internal thread screw-capped tubes
  • Micronic internal and external thread screw capped tubes
  • Thermo-Nunc Bank-IT tubes
  • LVL external thread screw capped tubes
  • Please contact your local representative for the latest list of supported tubes

Fast and consistent sealing performance

  • Aperio™ has a set-down position that allows the simple insertion of screw caps using a FluidX cap carrier
  • Caps a single tube in under 10 seconds
  • Caps or de-caps a complete rack of 96 tubes in less than 2 minutes
  • Individually spring-loaded cap drivers mean easy and consistent capping
  • All caps tightened to the same torque, delivering a secure seal and peace of mind
  • Designed for ease of use by both left and right handed people

Space saving design

  • Small footprint
  • Fits easily onto the bench top and is easy to install in a laminar flow cabinet
Specifications
Technical specifications
Parameter FluidX Aperio™ Semi-Automatic Screw Cap Tube Rack Decapper/Capper
Dimensions 345mm (H) x 310mm (W) x 345mm (D) x
Weight 6kg
Driver and cap compatibility
Cap driver part number and illustration Cap description and image
FluidX Aperio™ 8-Channel Semi-Automatic Screw Cap Tube Rack Decapper/Capper
Cap driver 164B-10-019_D
164B-10-019_D
External thread cap
External thread cap
Cap driver 269966
269966
External thread cap
External thread cap
Cap driver 164B-10-007_E
164B-10-007_E
Internal thread cap with O ring
Internal thread cap with O ring
Cap driver 280743
280743
Co-molded internal thread cap
Co-molded internal thread cap
Cap driver 296202
296202
LVL cap
LVL cap
Cap driver 164B-10-007_E
164B-10-007_E
Micronic internal thread cap
Micronic internal thread cap
Cap driver 164B-10-006_E
164B-10-006_E
Matrix internal thread cap
Matrix internal thread cap
Cap driver 164B-10-002_B
164B-10-002_B
Nunc cap
Nunc cap
FluidX Aperio™ 6-Channel Semi-Automatic Screw Cap Tube Rack Decapper/Capper
Cap driver 164B-10-007_E
164B-10-007_E
Automation friendly external thread cap
Automation friendly external thread cap
Cap driver 164B-10-007_E
164B-10-007_E
LVL 2 ml cryo tube cap
LVL 2 ml cryo tube cap
Cap driver 164B-10-018_A
164B-10-018_A
Nunc internal and external thread caps
Nunc internal and external thread caps
Cap driver 164B-10-005_B
164B-10-005_B
Greiner external thread cap (old and new design)
Greiner external thread cap (old and new design)
Cap driver 308181
308181
Greiner external thread cap (new design)
Greiner external thread cap (new design)
Cap driver 164B-10-013_B
164B-10-013_B
Greiner internal thread cap
Greiner internal thread cap
Cap driver 164B-10-013_D
164B-10-013_D
Greiner internal thread cap with ridges
Greiner internal thread cap with ridges
Cap driver 164B-10-013_C
164B-10-013_C
Greiner internal thread cap (with and without ridges)
Greiner internal thread cap (with and without ridges)
Ordering

Product codes

Part number Description
FluidX Aperio™ 8-Channel Semi-Automatic Screw Cap Tube Rack Decapper/Capper
for use with 96-format racked tubes
46-6501 for FluidX 96-format internal thread tubes and racks; 1 capper/decapper
46-6502 for FluidX 96-format external thread tubes and racks; 1 capper/decapper
46-6601 for Matrix/Thermo 96-format internal thread tubes and racks; 1 capper/decapper
46-6602 for Micronic 96-format internal thread tubes and racks; 1 capper/decapper
46-6603 for Nunc Bank-It 96-format internal thread tubes and racks; 1 capper/decapper
46-6604 for LVL Technologies 96-format external thread tubes and racks; 1 capper/decapper
46-6606 for Micronic 96-format external thread tubes and racks; 1 capper/decapper
FluidX Aperio™ 6-Channel Semi-Automatic Screw Cap Tube Rack Decapper/Capper
for use with 48-format racked tubes
46-6511 for FluidX 48-format external thread jacket cryo tubes and racks; 1 capper/decapper
46-6512 for FluidX 48-format internal thread cryo tubes and racks; 1 capper/decapper
46-6513 for Nunc 48-format internal thread cryo tubes in 65-7541 racks; 1 capper/decapper
46-6605 for LVL Technologies 48-format external thread tubes and racks; 1 capper/decapper
FluidX Aperio™ 4-Channel Semi-Automatic Screw Cap Tube Rack Decapper/Capper
for use with 24-format racked tubes
46-6521 for FluidX 24-format external thread jacket cryo tubes and racks; 1 capper/decapper