FrameStar® Break-2-Ways PCR Plate, Low Profile

96 well rigid plate, vertically and horizontally scored, snaps easily into part plates, 8 well strips, 12 well strips, part strips or individual tubes; low profile, 0.1 ml polypropylene wells, polycarbonate frame; working volume: <100 µl, total well capacity: 200 µl

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This product is covered by one or more of the following U.S. patents or their foreign counterparts, owned by Eppendorf AG: U.S. Patent Nos. 7,347,977 and 6,340,589.

Overview
  • 4titude FrameStar® Break-2-Ways Plates, Low Profile allow for the most flexible, efficient and cost-effective use of FrameStar® PCR plates, ensuring not a single tube is wasted
  • Our Low Profile Break-2-Ways plates utilize the 2-component design of the FrameStar® range, which combines the advantages of thin-walled polypropylene tubes for optimum PCR results and a rigid frame portion for easy and reliable handling
  • Learn more about the features and benefits of the FrameStar® range

This product is covered by one or more of the following U.S. patents or their foreign counterparts, owned by Eppendorf AG: U.S. Patent Nos. 7,347,977 and 6,340,589.

Key Features
  • Free from DNase, RNase, human genomic DNA, and endotoxin/pyrogen
Wells
  • Ultra-smooth, uniform, thin-walled polypropylene tubes for optimum PCR and real-time (RT-qPCR) results
  • Low profile, 0.1 ml wells, <100 µl working volume, with a 200 µl total well capacity when used with sealing options
Use
  • Plates can be broken up in both 8-strip vertical and 12-strip horizontal directions, resulting in individual strips, part strips, or even individual tubes, giving you the highest range of flexibility
  • Breaking a plate is more accurate, more convenient, and safer than cutting it with scissors, as it avoids damaging the sealing rings and contamination of the wells
  • Plates can be filled, sealed and separated for storage, processing or distribution
  • Easy to break at any temperature
  • The plate can be adapted to individual pipetting schemes without the need to waste empty wells
  • Separated strips or tubes can be used for the positive control to avoid contamination of the samples
  • Compatible with all instruments that fit non-skirted, low profile plates
  • NB: In some cases you may have to break off the end tabs for it to fit
  • Compatible with standard multichannel pipettes
Options
Specifications
Technical specifications
Parameter Value
Plate length 125.00 ± 0.25 mm
Plate width 72.0 ± 0.25 mm
Plate height 15.60 ± 0.15 mm
Well depth 15.10 ± 0.15 mm
Well diameter 5.50 ± 0.10 mm
Distance to center of A1 from top edge 4.50 ± 0.25 mm
Distance to center of A1 from left edge 8.50 ± 0.25 mm
Pitch (distance between A1 and A2) 9.00 mm
Compatibility
  • ABI®/LIFE TECHNOLOGIES/THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC
    • Thermal Cyclers (96 well FAST block): GeneAmp® 9800 FAST | Verity FAST
    • qPCR Cyclers (96 well standard block): StepOne
    • qPCR Cyclers (96 well FAST block): StepOne Plus™ | 750 FAST | 7900 HT FAST | QuantStudio™ 5/6/7/12K | ViiA7™
  • AGILENT/STRATAGENE
    • Thermal Cyclers (96 well block): Robocycler Gradient
    • qPCR Cyclers (96 well block): AriaMx
  • BIO-RAD
    • Thermal Cyclers (96 well block): C1000 Touch | S1000
    • qPCR Cyclers (96 well block): CFX96 Touch | CFX96 Touch Deep Well | CFX connect
  • BIO-RAD MJ RESEARCH
    • Thermal Cyclers (96 well block): PCT100™/200™/220™/221™/225™/240™
    • qPCR Cyclers (strips only): MiniOpticon
    • qPCR Cyclers (96 well block): Opticon2™
  • EPPENDORF
    • Thermal Cyclers (strips only): MasterCycler® ep/ep gradient/Pro/Pro S/nexus/nexus gradient/nexus SX1/nexus GSX1 | MasterCycler™ nexus X2/GX2/GX2e/X2e
    • qPCR Cyclers (96 well block): MasterCycler™ ep realplex
  • PEQLAB/VWR
    • Thermal Cyclers (strips only): peqSTAR XS | peqSTAR 2X
    • Thermal Cyclers (96 well block): peqSTAR 96X
  • SENSOQUEST
    • Thermal Cyclers (96 well block): Labcycler
  • TECHNE
    • Thermal Cyclers (96 well block): TC412 | TC512 | Genius | Genius Quad | Touchgene | Touchgene Gradient | Flexigene
    • qPCR Cyclers (96 well block): Quantica

In some cases it may be required to break off the end tabs to allow for a perfect fit.

For recommended plate options depending on manufacturer, block type, and instrument please refer to the 4titude Plate Instrument Compatibility Table.

Ordering Information
Product codes

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Part number Description
FrameStar® Break-2-Ways PCR Plate, Low Profile
96 well rigid plate, vertically and horizontally scored, snaps easily into part plates, 8 well strips, 12 well strips, part strips or individual tubes; low profile, 0.1 ml polypropylene wells, polycarbonate frame; working volume: <100 µl, total well capacity: 200 µl
4ti-1400/X clear wells, black frame; 50 plates

This product is covered by one or more of the following U.S. patents or their foreign counterparts, owned by Eppendorf AG: U.S. Patent Nos. 7,347,977 and 6,340,589.