Choosing a refrigerated incubator involves careful consideration of a variety of features. Some common include Peltier cooling technology, high-capacity reach-in chambers, and compact benchtop units. There are also shaker and remote cell culture monitoring systems.
Peltier cooling technology
Increasingly, refrigerated incubators, also known as chilled incubator, are using Peltier cooling technology. This system circulates cool air while producing heat flow using direct current. It is more dependable and does not use flammable refrigerants. Additionally, these systems are cheaper to manufacture.
Some of the benefits of Peltier cooling include its low vibration and energy efficiency. It can be used in smaller areas and can produce precise temperature control.
In addition, this technology provides a secure environment for your samples. It can be used in microbiological analyses, yeast cultivation, shelf life tests, and fermentation studies.
It can also be used in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. Peltier-based thermal cyclers are incredibly fast and compact. They are also available with automatic washing stations. They are an excellent choice for laboratories with limited space and need to conserve money.
Compact Benchtop Units
Designed to provide precise temperature conditions for the incubation of samples, laboratory incubators come in various models. They are used for multiple applications, from cell culture to dissolution studies. Some of the significant features of laboratory incubators include temperature uniformity, air distribution control, and infrared sensors for humidity control. In addition, lab incubators are equipped with a LAN port and can be used for data transfer and analysis.
For small-scale research projects and academic institutions, incubators are perfect. Compact benchtop systems and floor-stackable units are both available as incubator shakers. A few incubator models are built to separate different cell lines. Some incubators have sophisticated humidity, temperature, and lighting controls. They also have an easy-to-read display.
Incubator shakers offer an efficient and reliable way to incubate and culture cells. They are suitable for a variety of cell types, including those from microbes and plants. They are programmable, allowing for smooth rotation and speed changes. They also have illuminated controls and a self-supporting clear lid.
High-Capacity Reach-in Chambers
Whether you need to test samples for quality control or to study biological phenomena, a reach-in refrigerator incubator can be a valuable lab tool. These units can be found in various sizes, from small personal units to floor-standing models.
Thermo Scientific Heratherm refrigerated incubators provide temperature uniformity and temperature precision for use in laboratories. For labs that care about energy, they are perfect. From small, floor-standing models to large, benchtop models, they come in various designs.
BioCold insect growth chambers offer advanced features such as programmable ramps, high-intensity lighting, and circular chart recorders. In addition, they include a hot gas refrigeration system and steel components, making them suitable for applications where the temperature is controlled.
PHCbi brand cell production incubators provide the best environment for optimal cell growth. They feature an IR sensor, an internal PID microprocessor controller, and passive contamination control throughout the chamber’s interior.
Remote Cell Culture Monitoring Systems
Using a cost-effective, 24/7 remote cell culture monitoring system can significantly ease the tedious process of cell culture. It allows you to monitor samples visually through a mobile app. It also provides quantitative data about your cells’ conditions and helps you determine if they are ready for passage.
Cell culture is the foundation of many pharmaceutical and life science research applications. The standard cell culture process is manually performed, which requires repeated strain. Fortunately, robotics can eliminate this lag time. The automation of mammalian cell culture processes has several advantages. It eliminates repetitive stress, reduces the risk of contamination, and reduces the occurrence of errors.
The CM20 incubation monitoring system is an automated system that scans multiple points inside the culture vessel. It can count the number of cells in a flask and determine if they are ready for passage. It can also detect any irregularities. The data gathered is then sent wirelessly to a PC or tablet. This allows the user to be aware of possible problems as soon as they occur.
Designed for continuous long-term use, refrigerator incubators’ shaker models are suitable for various biological cell growth applications. Thermo Scientific Heratherm refrigerated incubators offer precise temperature uniformity and temperature precision for laboratories. They come in multiple styles, from small floor-standing models to large benchtops. They are ideal for labs that are concerned with energy.
The Innova(r) range of refrigerated incubator shakers is ideal for laboratories requiring a high-performance level in a compact package. Incubator shakers are characterized by a wide temperature range, precise speed control, and high-volume chambers. They are also equipped with microprocessor controls for superior temperature accuracy and are designed for continuous service.
Innova(r) refrigerated shakers feature high-velocity fans for rapid thermal recovery. Stainless steel with double-pane insulation makes up the internal chamber. Finned heaters are positioned close to cooling tubes to maintain a constant temperature in the space. The section is fixed to a strong, angled frame.