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APS ONE is an Automated Pourer Stacker for Petri dishes – a culture media plate pouring system that makes it possible to prepare superior homemade culture media plates for high quality test results.

Product Details

APS ONE filling and distribution system ensures maximum reliability and quality, level plate production, even for low volume plates.(90 or 55 mm plates). APS ONE is a true walk-away high-throughput automation system

It can also produce high quality blood or chocolate agar (optional in-line blood addition pump kit available).

Quality Petri plate preparation

  • Capacity 10 litres of agar. The carousel can hold 560 plates as standard, i. e. more than 10 litres of Agar can be poured without reloading the carousel (18ml/plate).
  • Fast filling rate. The optional TURBO Kit enhances the lling rate while keeping the outstanding plate pouring quality. The twin pump head kit can be mounted in seconds without any tools..
  • Ease of use. Due to its compact size, APS ONE is very easy to load. Loading is rapid; carousel can turn in both directions, column by column or five columns by five columns. The large, color display screen is pictogram-led and very simple to follow. The in-line pump priming feature saves time and limits contamination.
  • Level plate production, even at low volumes
  • Homogeneity, sterility. Reduced plate opening time to limit contamination risk. Reduced solidification time and condensation
  • Total traceability of plates and batch.

Compact and versatile

  • Extreme compact size for its capacity, APS ONE is only 89 cm tall!
  •  APS ONE can use most plastic plate brands. Optional kit  to pour 55 mm plates (can be mounted within 3 min). (Fig. A)
  • The optional ink jet printer ensures total traceability on the side of the bottom of the plate and lets you print useful information on 90 mm as well as 55 mm plates. (Fig. B)
  • The ingenious ink jet printer mounting saves place on the bench. (Fig. C)
  • Quality bi-plates can also be produced with the optional kit. (Fig. D)

Lab Productivity

APS ONE is part of the innovative microbiology laboratory automation range for homemade culture media production. The flexible system enables you to select the equipment that fits your production requirements, operation style and budget. Prepare your choice of plates, bottles or tubes. Select the level of automation and output that you need, and extend your capabilities with optional accessories. 

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