SPT Labtech Ltd, UK specializes in Genomics, Drug Discovery, Structural Biology and Sample Management. With a focus on liquid handling, sample preparation and sample management, SPT Labtech create state-oftheart solutions that scientists and researchers can trust.

mosquito®

Unique nanolitre liquid handling technology performs ‘traditional’ liquid handling tasks at a fraction of the volume, and at higher speeds. Positive displacement, disposable micropipettes to handle low volumes of liquid in plate to plate, or intra plate transfers using contact dispensing. Improves productivity and reduce cost per sample for applications such as PCR/rt-PCR sample preparation, quantification and normalization, synthetic biology and a range of NGS library preparation methods supporting single cell genomics, transcriptomics, microbiome and metagenomics, agribio, clinical genomics and pathogen surveillance.

 

 

mosquito® LV genomics

  • Highly accurate and precise multi-channel positive displacement pipetting from 25 nL to 1.2 μL.
  • Pre-sterilized disposable pipettes eliminate cross-contamination and maintain data integrity.
  • Rapid plate-to-plate pipetting motion and tip exchange maximize speed and efficiency.
  • Integrates seamlessly with a wide variety of laboratory strumentation including robotics plate handlers stackers and bulk liquid handlers.

mosquito® HV genomics

  • Highly accurate and precise multi-channel pipetting from 500 nL to 5 μL
  • Pre-sterilized disposable pipettes eliminate cross-contamination and maintain data integrity
  • Rapid plate-to-plate pipetting motion and tip exchange maximize speed and efficiency.
  • Handles challenging sample materials such as genomic DNA or enzymes in 50% glycerol using standard microwell plates.
  • Integrates seamlessly with a wide variety of laboratory strumentation including robotics plate handlers, stackers and bulk liquid handlers


 

mosquito® LV

  • Highly accurate and precise multichannel pipetting from 25 nL to 1.2 μL - saves precious time and reagent to enhance drug discovery workflows.
  • Low volume, high speed serial dilutions minimize waste and maximize throughput
  • Easy and accurate reformatting between 96-, 384- and 1,536-well microplates.
  • True positive displacement pipetting delivers exceptional accuracy
  • Disposable pipettes ensure assay integrity
  • Create acoustic-ready plates to complement acoustic screening workflows

mosquito® HV

  • High performance, low volume automated pipetting in the 500 nL to 5 μL range
  • Positive displacement technology offers exceptional accuracy and precision, irrespective of liquid class.
  • Low volume, high speed serial dilutions minimize waste and maximize throughput
  • High throughput plate preparation increases efficiency
  • Disposable pipettes ensure assay integrity
  • Create acoustic-ready plates to complement acoustic screening workflows


 

dragonfly® discovery

dragonfly discovery enables innovative, low volume reagent dispensing across a broad range of applications including molecular biology and genomics, biochemical assays, cell- and bead-based assays and 3D cell cultures. Highly repeatable and accurate at low volume dispensing, rapid large volume dispensing, and ultra-low dead volumes allow researchers to minimize reagent costs, save time, and standardize assays for superior quality data

  • Customized to suit your application and throughput – 3, 6 or 10 independent dispense heads
  • 200 nL – 4 mL dispense range
  • Autofeed reservoir module available
  • Liquid class agnostic, no calibration requirement
  • Non-contact dispensing, for minimal syringe consumption
  • No cleaning or maintenance requirement
  • Zero chance of blocking or clogging

apricot S1

  • Easy to use and accessible 96 and 384 channel liquid handling system with interchangeable pipetting core.
  • Adjustable split level manually actuated plate elevators for individual sampling using multiple plates and variety of SBS format labware.
  • EZ-Load tip technology for simple, no-pressure loading Intuitive touch-screen control interface
  • 96-channel volume options: 0.5 -125 μL, 1 - 550 μL, or 10 -1000 μL
  • 384-channel volume: 0.5 -125 μL
  • Applications - Plate replication, Plate reformatting, Reagent addition, Compound addition, Serial dilution by column


 

apricot S3

  • Automated high performance 96 and 384 channel pipetting
  • Motorized elevator stage raises and lowers plates and reservoirs to the desired height.
  • Interchangeable pipetting cores
  • Intuitive control through simple touchscreen interface
  • WiFi enabled tablet allows remote operation
  • EZ-Load tip technology combined with fully automated X, Y and Z drives
  • 96-channel volume options: 0.5 -125 μL, 1 - 550 μL, or 5 -1000 μL
  • 384-channel volume: 0.5 -125 μL
  • Applications - Plate replication, Plate reformatting, Reagent addition, Compound addition, Serial dilution by column

apricot PP5

  • Compact 5 plate position automated deck, and optional active tip wash or reagent reservoir station
  • 8, 12, 16, 24, 96,384 channel pipetting
  • Easy integration with a range of laboratory equipment to support automated workflows.
  • EZ-Load disposable tips for simple, no-pressure loading without a requirement for any tools
  • Intuitive simple touchscreen tablet interface
  • Applications - Plate replication, Plate reformatting, Reagent addition, Compound addition, Serial dilution by row or column, Purification, PCR Prep, ELISA, NGS library preparation, Cell-based assay

Sample Management

 

comPOUND®

  • Secure storage for 2D barcoded tubes at -20°C, +4°C, and ambient temperature.
  • Vending machine style design enables easy and secure access to samples.
  • Avoids unnecessary freeze/thaw cycles and maintains full sample integrity
  • Carousel system for high density, low footprint storage
  • Pneumatic technology minimizes the use of electrical and mechanical components in the cold zone to ensure exceptional reliability
  • Fast cherry picking of samples and seamless onward transportation to remote locations
  • Storage of 100,000 x 1.4 mL vials, 200,000 x 0.5 mL vials and throughput of 600 vials/hour

arktic®

  • Secure and affordable tube-based biostorage
  • Secure -80°C storage protects precious samples and preserves research integrity
  • Secure storage for 2D barcoded tubes at -80°C and -20°C
  • Vending machine style design enables convenient sample retrieval
  • Avoids unnecessary freeze/thaw cycles and maintains full sample integrity.
  • Automated biostorage boosts productivity
  • Extensive monitoring and fail safe back-up systems to ensure that the correct conditions are maintained throughout the life of the sample
  • Pneumatic technology minimizes the use of electrical and mechanical components in the cold zone to ensure exceptional reliability
  • Fast cherry picking of samples and seamless onward transportation to remote locations
  • Storage of Up to 139,000 2D barcoded tubes. Single tubes can be accessed in as little as 15 seconds.
  • It can be fit in regular size room due to its Small foot print


arktic® XC

  • Innovative automated biobanking for scalable research
  • Network of compact arktic storage units into a single high integrity, affordable and scalable biostorage system
  • Pneumatic technology connects individual arktic modules across different locations and enables transport of samples directly to the laboratory bench via a compact remote connect ac unit.
  • Automated cherry picking
  • Extensive monitoring and fail safe back-up systems

BioMicroLab

The BioMicroLab range of reliable, versatile and easy to use sample management automation instruments provide essential tools to laboratories automating a single task for the first time or accomplishing fully automated sample management workflows

XL9

  • Automated tube handler for 96-format microtubes
  • Labelling, Sample tracking and Volume detection capabilities.
  • 9 rack capacity
  • Sort up to 700 tubes per hour


 

XL20

  • Automated tube handler for 96-format microtubes
  • Labelling, Sample tracking and Volume detection capabilities.
  • Deck capacity of 20 racks
  • Scanning, decoding, volume detection, rearray and labeling functionality
  • Sort up to 700 tubes per hour
  • Simplify label printing and application with integrated labeling module

XL100

  • Complex tube and vial handling tasks including volume detection of low sample volumes, liquid transfer, labeling, capping, de-capping, and re-arraying
  • 20 rack capacity deck
  • Compatible with ANSI/SLAS format tube racks, including honeycomb format racks and PCR plates
  • 2D and 1D barcode decoding
  • Simplify label printing and application with integrated labeling module
  • Verify volume upon receipt of samples, or before/after liquid transfer operations
  • Automate the collection of sample weight data
  • LIMS integration ready


 

XL200

  • Complex tube and vial handling tasks including volume detection of low sample volumes, liquid transfer, labeling, capping, de-capping, and re-arraying
  • 30 rack capacity deck
  • Compatible with ANSI/SLAS format tube racks, including honeycomb format racks and PCR plates
  • 2D and 1D barcode decoding
  • Simplify label printing and application with integrated labeling module
  • Verify volume upon receipt of samples, or before/after liquid transfer operations
  • Automate the collection of sample weight data

LabelPro

  • Applies labels to microtubes, cryovials, glass vials and Falcon conical centrifuge tubes
  • Design and print 1D & 2D barcodes, human readable text, images, and symbols using any font.
  • Labels are designed to withstand LN2 (-196°C) and freezer (-80°C) environments
  • Fast start up and unattended operation


 

AutoCap

  • Quickly add or remove screw caps for 96-format internal or external thread tubes
  • 7-inch color touch screen interface with full network compatibility for connection with LIMS
  • Easily configurable and integration-ready

Standalone Volume Detection for Quality Control

The BioMicroLab VolumeCheck instruments use patented non-contact ultrasonic technology to accurately detect the volume of each well or tube, and output the volumes of a 384 well plate to an intuitive, user-friendly display in as little as 30 seconds.

The BioMicroLab VolumeCheck is used alongside liquid handlers to ensure the accuracy of assay plate preparation, in sample library inventory management workflows, and in any workflow that requires volume verification before or after other processing tasks.

 
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VC100

  • Non-Contact volume detection
  • Detection of low or high volumes in uncapped 96, 48 and 24-format well plates , PCR plates / Assay plates, Shallow / Dep Well plates, Vials or tubes up to 52mm in height
  • Scan and detect sample volumes in 96 well plates in just 1 minute

VC384

  • Non-Contact volume detection
  • Compatible with 384 well plates and uncapped tubes in 96, 48, and 24-format racks
  • Scan and detect sample volumes in 96 well plates in as little as 30 seconds
  • Senses changes in sample volume in the sub 2-3 μL range for 384 well plates.

 

Barcode Scanning for Sample Tracking

The BioMicroLab SampleScan™ full rack and single tube barcode scanners are easy-to-use, reliable and integrate well with other systems. They can be used to decode 2D barcodes on the base of cryotubes, cryovials, glass vials, and others in a wide range of ANSI/SLAS standard labware. BioMicroLab SampleScan systems are found in drug discovery labs and biorepositories worldwide and have become a favorite for thousands of users.

 

Scan +

  • Plug and play, versatile functionality for reading 1D and 2D barcodes
  • Compatible with all 2D and 1D marked microtubes, cryo tubes, glass tube, racks, well plates, and other labware.


 

Scan M

  • Compact high-throughput 1D and 2D barcode scanning
  • Scan single tube or full racks
  • Rack orientation guide enables precise positioning
  • Compatible with cryotubes, cryo vials, glass vial, and others in a wide range of ANSI/SLAS standard labware
  • Scans and decodes a rack in 4 – 5 seconds

Scan ES

  • Scans and decodes a rack in 96 well rack in 8 seconds and a 384 well rack in 9 seconds
  • One-touch scan button to quickly initiate a scan without a mouse click
  • Missing tube detection
  • Condensation reduction system and anti-fog treatment keep the scanning window clear for effective barcode capture.
  • Compatible with ANSI/SLAS standard tube racks and more
  • LIMS compatible


 

Scan HS

  • Scans 96 well rack in less than 1 second, 384 well format in less than 3 seconds
  • Anti-fog treatment
  • Active Condensation Reduction System
  • Rack orientation sensor
  • Camera-based decoding technology
  • Missing tube detection
  • Compatible with ANSI/SLAS standard tube racks and more
  • LIMS compatible

Scan C

  • Scans 96 well rack in less than 1 second, 384 well format in less than 3 seconds, 81/100 format cryobox in less than 3 seconds
  • Anti-fog treatment
  • Active Condensation Reduction System
  • Leak proof design
  • Rack orientation sensor
  • Camera-based decoding technology
  • Missing tube detection
  • Compatible with ANSI/SLAS standard tube racks and more
  • Compatible with Cryoboxes


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