Product News: Micronic expands its comprehensive externally threaded tube range

15 Feb 2021

Micronic has launched new 1.10ml tubes with external thread due to anticipating increasing demand for externally threaded tubes.

The 1.10ml tube with external thread capped with a screw cap has the same height as a Micronic 1.40ml tube with internal thread capped with a push cap, making it the ideal tube for users that want to switch to an externally threaded screw cap tube. 

Using an external thread eliminates the possibility of the sample coming into contact with the screw thread, minimizing the chance of cross-contamination while improving sample integrity. The external threaded tubes are designed with thick tube walls for long-term sample storage and can be used to store samples down to -80°C. The working volume of the 1.10ml tube is at room temperature (+21°C) is 0.93ml.

The tubes are standardly provided with 2D Data-Matrix codes. The codes are permanently laser-etched onto an inseparable black code surface on the bottom of each tube. Because the codes can never wear or fall off the tubes, absolute sample traceability is guaranteed. The 2D codes also have a human-readable code for additional verification. The triple thread of the tubes gives an excellent closure and horizontal placement of the cap to ensure long-term sample preservation and storage.

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