Gas Permeable Clear Heat Seal

Peelable heat sealing film, optically clear, with 3 mm slits for gas transfer; suitable for insect studies, seed storage

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Overview

Peelable heat sealing film, optically clear, with 3 mm slits for gas transfer; suitable for insect studies, seed storage

  • Heat sealing is a quick and cost effective method of plate sealing
  • Our Gas Permeable Clear Heat Seal is based on our Clear Heat Seal, with the addition of 3 mm slits across the width of the seal
  • These slits render the seal gas permeable, whilst retaining evaporation to a minimum, compared to the use of lids
  • The Gas Permeable Clear Heat Seal is compatible with polypropylene, polyethylene, polystyrene and cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) plates
  • The seal can be removed by peeling, or it can be pierced with a pipette tip manually, using a liquid handling robot or with our Pierce Plate (4ti-0398)
  • The Gas Permeable Clear Heat Seal has a wider seal integrity temperature range, from -80 °C to 110 °C, than our Gas Permeable Heat Seal Mark 2
  • It can be used for insect and seed storage, as it enables gas exchange, whilst providing an inert surface with no adhesive to interfere with the well contents
  • This seal is available as sheets, for use with manual and semi-automated sealers, such as our 4s3™ Semi-Automatic Sheet Heat Sealer
  • Also available in roll format compatible with specified automated heat sealers, such as our a4S Automatic Roll Heat Sealer
Key Features
  • Peelable
  • Seal integrity range: -80 °C to 110 °C
  • 3 mm slits for gas transfer
  • Free from DNase, RNase, human genomic DNA, and endotoxin/pyrogen

Use

  • Seals polypropylene, polyethylene, polystyrene and cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) plates
  • Suitable for insect and seed storage

Options

  • Sheet format: 125 x 78 mm, to fit all standard SBS footprint PCR and qPCR plates, microplates, assay and storage plates, from 12 well to 1536 well
  • Roll format: 500 m x 78 mm; approx. 4,200 seals
  • Non-sterile as standard; sterilization available upon request
Ordering

Product codes

Part number Description
Gas Permeable Clear Heat Seal
Peelable heat sealing film, optically clear, with 3 mm slits for gas transfer; suitable for insect studies, seed storage
4ti-0540/SLIT roll (500 m x 78 mm, approx. 4,200 seals)¹; 1 roll
4ti-0540/SLIT/S sample roll (5 m x 78 mm); 1 sample roll
4ti-0541/SLIT sheets (125 x 78 mm); 100 sheets

¹Compatible with 4titude a4S Automatic Roll Heat Sealer / Thermo Fisher ALPS 300™ and ALPS 3000™ / KBiosystems Wasp™ / KBioscience FlexiSeal and Cube