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BlueBench: Compact benchtop automation for BlueWasher and other stand-alone instruments
Cell-friendly dispensers for 96, 384 &1536 well plates
Our BlueBench solution brings the benefits of collaborative robots to scientists’ (cramped) benchtops. Comprising a user friendly software interface, collaborative robot, modular base plate, stacks, and hotels, BlueBench automates plate handling for the BlueWasher and other stand-alone instruments such as plate readers, dispensers, and incubators – directly on the work bench, with minimal footprint. The versatility of the robotic arm and grippers allows handling stacked, lidded, or sealed plates in any configuration.
Download "Addressing the challenges of 1536-well cell based screening" by Helen Plant, AstraZeneca
Tecan D300e users: BlueBench also available to feed plates to your instrument
Our award-winning BlueWasher uses centrifugation instead of aspiration to remove liquids from all plate formats, including 1536w. BlueWasher eliminates background at its (assay) source with residual volumes 10x lower than conventional plate washers, enabling imagers to produce cleaner images and raising z' by 0.1 to 0.3 for many adherent cellular assays. Better image data and z' improve hit identification and compound profiling, making BlueWasher the most cost-effective tool to boost productivity of drug discovery R&D.
Magnetic carrier for non-contact bead wash
Download BlueBench flyer
Centrifugation instead of aspiration
BlueWasher: The most cost-effective tool to improve data quality (z') for adherent cellular assays