FluidX™ IntelliXcap™ 48 Capper & Decapper for Screw-Capped Tubes

FluidX IntelliXcap 48 is part of the range of IntelliXcap next-generation cappers and decappers, specifically engineered for increased throughput, ease of use and high system reliability for sample tubes in 48 SBS format racks, making the system ideal for any laboratory managing biological samples. 

The IntelliXcap 48 range is designed to optimise workflows by reducing non-productive downtime, mitigate Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) risk and significantly lower cost of operation.


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Key Features

Advanced Automation Means Increased Throughput

  • Full rack capper and decapper capable of decapping a complete rack of 48 tubes
  • Automation and high speed reduces sample handling time, increasing sample throughput workflow
  • Ideal for medium to high-throughput laboratories working with biobanks or other biological samples

Compact, Modular Design Means Ultimate Flexibility

  • IntelliXcap features the unique, interchangeable IntelliXcartridge 48-format cap driver system
  • IntelliXcartridge system allows format change between different tube types
  • IntelliXcap 48 can handle 48 format FluidX sample tubes and support other sample tube ranges available in the market
  • IntelliXcartridge available for both internal and external thread screw-cap tubes
  • No need for specialist intervention to change cartridge drivers
  • Control is via a quick installation, easy-to-use touch panel

Easy to Use, Easy to Integrate

  • Quick installation, easy-to-use touch panels bring instant control
  • Electric torque control means less persistent wear on cap drivers
  • Easily integrated, sample rack stage extension facilitates fully automated workflow integration
  • Industry innovation from FluidX in the development of sample storage tubes and automated sample storage systems has long enabled optimised workflows and reliable handling processes to ensure the highest sample integrity


IntelliXcap 48
Footprint mm (L x W x H) 464.4 x 256 x 386.2
Speed 20-40 sec to decap or to recap a rack of tubes
Sample Tube Versatility unique cartridge design allows FluidX sample tubes and other types to be switched in
Operating Temperature 5°C to 40°C
Operating Cost low-cost replaceable cartridge drivers

Ordering Information

Part Number Description
46-8011 IntelliXcap 48 Automated 48 Screw Top tube rack decapper / re-capper. With automated glide rail for integration, compatible with all FluidX tubes & almost all other brands with IntelliXcartridges. Please quote tube type when ordering. Includes 1 cartridge of choice