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Member since: 2017
Organization: Weizmann Institute of Science
The most reliable sealing device.
Application Area: Next Gen Sequencing
"Very reliable, easy to use, seal roll can be changed easily, lots of different settings, easy to integrate."
Member since: 2012
Organization: Exact Sciences
Application Area:Compound Dispensing
"This is a mini workhorse that has paid for itself multiple times over. The PlateLoc lets you adjust the time and temperature of heat sealing, and therefore works on a variety of plate types. One caveat is that we tried using heat seal tape from a secondary vendor and had some issues. So stick with the heat seal tape that comes from the original manufacturer. If the instrument has issues, the instrument can be swapped with a loaner or a service representative can come onsite, helping minimize down time."
Member since: 2009
Organization: Harvard Medical School
Application Area:Sealing Polypropylene And Polycarbonate Storage Plates
"This heat sealer is very easy to operate and maintain. The heat sealing allows for a very consistent bond that is durable at our -20C storage temperature. Some considerations are that this instrument requires an external compressor and the heat seal can degrade the well chimney over time. As a result, a stack of ~40 plates that have been sealed 10-20 times may one or two mm shorter than 40 new plates. This can create issues for top stacking robots such as the Twister or Orbitor."
Member since: 2010
Organization: Amyris Biotech
"A rock solid system that never breaks. Its had heavy use for the past three years."