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

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