BioTek Instruments, Inc. Unveils MicroFlo™ Select with Unlimited Liquid Dispensing Flexibility

BioTek Instruments Inc. has released its latest development in dispensing technology, the new MicroFlo™ Select Dispenser, offering superior microplate dispensing flexibility in one compact instrument. MicroFlo Select is the first instrument of its kind to offer a wide range of choices in dynamic dispense volumes, plate types, tube styles and sizes, automated dispense heights and cassettes to accommodate your dispensing requirements now and into the future.

The MicroFlo Select uses a specialized peristaltic design to deliver volumes from 1ìL to 10 mL with a higher degree of flexibility than current technology allows. Three autoclaveable cassettes (1ìL, 5ìL, 10ìL) each incorporate the appropriate dimension tubing and configuration to accurately produce full incremental volumes of liquid for the best performance within each specified volume range. This flexibility in cassette design is coupled with BioTek’s Confidence-Plus unconditional lifetime warranty. In addition, both cassettes and cassette tubing may be quickly and easily replaced without the usual stretching associated with current peristaltic pump designs. Compatible vessels include 6- to 1536-well microplates, PCR trays, deep well microplates, microtubes, and many other tube configurations up to four inches in height.

Flexibility is further enhanced through automatic dispense height adjustment, automation capability and uncomplicated software. Users can dispense up to eight distinct reagents at a time, and can also choose to dispense into or skip any microplate row or column. A two-stage priming tray can direct liquid to waste, or to recovery, for precious reagents.

BioTek Instruments, Inc., headquartered in Winooski, VT, is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of microplate instrumentation and software. BioTek instrumentation is used to accelerate the drug discovery process, to advance discoveries in genomics and proteomics, and to aid in the advancement of life science research.

For further information, contact:

Jason Greene, Product Manager

BioTek Instruments, Inc.

(802) 655-4040

[email protected]

Chere Griffin

Shaw & Todd Advertising and Marketing Communications

908-668-1106 x15

[email protected]


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