FrameStar® Break-A-Way PCR Plate

96 well semi-skirted plate, vertically scored, snaps easily into strips of 8 tubes or part plates, cut corner A12; standard profile, 0.2 ml polypropylene wells, polycarbonate frame; working volume: <200 µl, total well capacity: 300 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

96 well semi-skirted plate, vertically scored, snaps easily into strips of 8 tubes or part plates, cut corner A12; standard profile, 0.2 ml polypropylene wells, polycarbonate frame; working volume: <200 µl, total well capacity: 300 µl

  • Our FrameStar® Break-A-Way 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
  • 2-component design prevents distortion of tube strips

Wells

  • Ultra-smooth, uniform, thin-walled polypropylene tubes for optimum PCR and real-time (RT-qPCR) results
  • Standard 0.2 ml (200 µl) working volume, with a 0.3 ml (300 µl) total well capacity when used with sealing options

Frame

  • End tabs for easy handling and labeling
  • Eliminates strip breakage
  • Alphanumeric grid reference to aid well and sample identification

Use

  • Rigid PCR plate that can be broken into smaller plate sections
  • Fits majority of thermal cyclers
  • Compatible with standard multichannel pipettes

Options

  • Available with the following frame color options for the clear well variety: purple, blue, clear, green, red, black, and white
  • Also available as a black frame with white wells for use with optical assays such as qPCR
  • Also available as FrameStar® Break-A-Way PCR Plate, Low Profile (0.1 ml well capacity option)
  • 2D coding option; learn more about our barcoding options
  • 2D code reader available

Specifications

Technical specifications

Parameter Value
Plate length 125.11 ± 0.25 mm
Plate width 83.22 ± 0.25 mm
Plate height 20.80 ± 0.25 mm
Well depth 20.30 ± 0.15 mm
Well diameter 5.46 ± 0.10 mm
Distance to center of A1 from top edge 10.11 ± 0.25 mm
Distance to center of A1 from left edge 13.06 ± 0.25 mm
Pitch (distance between A1 and A2) 9.00 mm

Compatibility

  • ABI®/LIFE TECHNOLOGIES/THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC
    • Thermal Cyclers (96 well standard block): Veriti | Proflex | Simpliamp | GeneAmp® 2700/2720/9600/9700
    • qPCR Cyclers (96 well standard block): 7000 | 7300 | 7500 | 7700 | 7900 HT | ViiA7™
    • Sequencers (96 well block): 3100 | 3130XL | 3500 | 3500XL | 3730 | 3730XL
  • AGILENT/STRATAGENE
    • qPCR Cyclers (96 well block): Mx3000P™ | Mx3005P™ | Mx4000™
  • ANALYTIK JENA/BIOMETRA
    • Thermal Cyclers (strips only): TRIO | Tpersonal | T3 Thermocycler
    • Thermal Cyclers (96 well block): Flexcycler2 | T1 Thermocycler | T1 Thermocycler | Tgradient | Tone | Tadvanced | TProfessional (Standard/Basic) Gradient/XL | Trobot 96 | SpeedCycler2 (SP, SPR)
    • qPCR Cyclers (96 well block): qTOWER3/G/touch | Toptical
  • BIOER TECHNOLOGIES
    • Thermal Cyclers (strips only): GeneQ
    • Thermal Cyclers (96 well block): Gene Touch 96
  • BIO-RAD
    • Thermal Cyclers (strips only): Genecycler
    • Thermal Cyclers (96 well block): C1000 Touch | S1000 | iCycler™ | MyCycler™ | T100
    • qPCR Cyclers (96 well block): MyiQ™ | iCycler™ IQ/IQ 4/IQ 5
  • BIO-RAD MJ RESEARCH
    • Thermal Cyclers (strips only): Mini Gradient
    • Thermal Cyclers (96 well block): PCT100™/200™/220™/221™/225™/240™
    • qPCR Cyclers (96 well block): Chromo4™
  • CORBETT RESEARCH
    • Thermal Cyclers (96 well block): (Qiagen) Palm Cycler
  • EPPENDORF
    • Thermal Cyclers (96 well block): 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
  • TAKARA
    • Thermal Cyclers (96 well block): Dice touch | Gradient
  • TECHNE
    • Thermal Cyclers (strips only): 3Prime | 3PrimeG | 3PrimeX
    • Thermal Cyclers (96 well block): Prime | PrimeG | Prime Elite | Prime Elite Satellite | PCRmax Alpha cycler 1/2/4 | TC412 | TC512 | Genius | Genius Quad | Touchgene | Touchgene Gradient | Flexigene

FrameStar® Break-A-Way PCR plates are not compatible with the ABI 9700 dual block thermal cycler.

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

Ordering

Product codes

Part number Description
FrameStar® Break-A-Way PCR Plate
96 well semi-skirted plate, vertically scored, snaps easily into strips of 8 tubes or part plates, cut corner A12; standard profile, 0.2 ml polypropylene wells, polycarbonate frame; working volume: <200 µl, total well capacity: 300 µl
4ti-1000/P clear wells, purple frame; 50 plates
4ti-1000/B clear wells, blue frame; 50 plates
4ti-1000/C clear wells, clear frame; 50 plates
4ti-1000/G clear wells, green frame; 50 plates
4ti-1000/R clear wells, red frame; 50 plates
4ti-1000/W clear wells, white frame; 50 plates
4ti-1000/X clear wells, black frame; 50 plates
4ti-1001 white wells, black frame; 50 plates

2D coding is available for this product. Contact us for more information or read more about 2D coding.

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.