XPeel® Automated Plate Seal Remover

XPeel® automatically removes seals from a wide range of microplate types with the single touch of a button, eliminating the need for repetitive, manual removal of plate seals and enables the adoption of the gold-standard operating model (sealed plates, no lids)

  • Universal fit to all microplate and seal types
  • Preserves sample integrity
  • Easy to use, easy to integrate

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Overview

XPeel® Automated Plate Seal Remover; compatible with virtually all microplate and seal types

  • XPeel® automatically removes seals from a wide range of microplate types with the single touch of a button
  • A robust and elegantly-simple automated system, XPeel® eliminates the need for repetitive, manual removal of plate seals and enables the adoption of the gold-standard operating model (sealed plates, no lids)
  • The patented XTape® removal medium eliminates the need for mechanical removal mechanisms which are often prone to failure
  • XPeel® is highly reliable and can be used manually or integrated into automated systems with external robotics

Key Features

Compatible with virtually all microplate and seal types

  • Can be used with a wide variety of microplates, including full-skirted PCR plates, low-base microplates and deep-well (up to 2ml) plates
  • Compatible with a variety of full-plate seals, including heat and pressure applied seals
  • Uses proprietary XTape® to de-seal microplates, up to 400 seal removals per XTape roll

Preserves sample integrity

  • Eliminates cross contamination common with manual seal removal techniques
  • Supports quality control measures requiring samples to be sealed until their moment of use
  • Holds the plate down whilst the seal is peeled away from the plate, eliminating another contamination issue
  • Operating mode minimizes plate or seal damage
  • Integrated seal removal verification feature reduces plate handling errors

Easy to use, easy to integrate

  • Can be used as a standalone system, or integrated into automated and robotic workflows via Serial RS232 remote interface
  • One-touch, push-button operation to de-seal plates makes XPeel® an ideal standalone device for busy laboratories
  • Capacity to remove up to 200 plate seals per hour
  • Robust, time-proven device with hundreds of units placed globally in a range of manual and automated environments

Specifications

Technical specifications

Parameter XPeel® Automated Plate Seal Remover
Seal removal capacity up to 400 per XTape® roll
Seal verification sensor reflective with sensitivity adjustment
Communication serial RS232
Motion parameters XTape® adhere time, se-seal speed, plate output orientation, begin peel location
General parameters auto XTape® advance, plate verification, menu language
Weight 35kg (76lbs)
Power requirements 115VAC, 4A, 60Hz
230VAC, 2A, 50Hz
Throughput up to 200 plate seal removals per hour

Ordering

Product codes

Part number Description
XPeel® Automated Plate Seal Remover
compatible with virtually all microplate and seal types
XP-A_100V 100V, version for North America/Japan; 1 unit
XP-A_230V 230V, version for Europe; 1 unit
Compatible tapes
X-Tape_2000 XTape® roll; 5 rolls

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