"FrameStar® plates led to significantly better results and reduced evaporation compared to standard PCR plates."

Dr. Andreas Dahl, MPI f. Molekulare Genetik, Berlin, Germany

Product Info

Product Information

Technical Drawing of FrameStar® Break-A-Way 96 Well Dividable PCR Plate

Standard profile, 0.2 ml polypropylene wells, semi-skirted polycarbonate frame, cut corner A12; vertically scored, snaps easily into strips of 8 tubes or part plates

Our FrameStar® Break-A-Way plates utilise the 2-component design of the FrameStar® range, which combines the advantages of thin-walled polypropylene tubes for optimum PCR results and a rigid frame portion for easy and reliable handling.

For more information on the features and benefits of the FrameStar® range of 2-component PCR plates, please click here »

Technical Specifications

Plate Width125.11 ± 0.25 mm
Plate Depth83.22 ± 0.25 mm
Plate Height20.80 ± 0.25 mm
Well Depth20.30 ± 0.15 mm
Well Diameter5.46 ± 0.10 mm
Distance to centre of A1 from top edge10.11 ± 0.25 mm
Distance to centre of A1 from left edge13.06 ± 0.25 mm
Pitch (distance between A1 and A2)9.00 mm

FrameStar® PCR plates are covered by one or more of the following U.S. patents or their foreign counterparts, owned by Eppendorf AG: U.S. Patent Nos. 7,347,977 and 6,340,589.

Features

Plate Features

  • Fits majority of thermal cyclers
  • Standard 0.2 ml (200 µl) working volume, with a 0.3 ml (300 µl) total well capacity when used with sealing options
  • Ultra-smooth, uniform, thin-walled polypropylene tubes for optimum PCR and real-time (RT-qPCR) results
  • Rigid PCR plate that can be broken into smaller plate sections
  • End tabs for easy handling and labelling
  • 2-component design prevents distortion of tube strips
  • Eliminates strip breakage
  • Compatible with standard multichannel pipettes
  • 2D coding option
  • The clear well variety are available in 7 frame colours for colour coding of experiments - purple, blue, clear, green, red, black, and white
  • Also available as a black frame with white wells for use with optical assays such as qPCR

Compatibility

Compatibility

MANUFACTURER

BLOCK TYPE

INSTRUMENT

ABI® / LIFE TECHNOLOGIES / THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC Thermal Cyclers (96 well standard block) Veriti | Proflex | Simpliamp | GeneAmp® 2700 / 2720 / 9600 / 9700
qPCR Cyclers (96 well standard block) 7000 | 7300 | 7500 | 7700 | 7900 HT | QuantStudio™ 3 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 12K | ViiA7™
Sequencers (96 well block) 3100 | 3130XL | 3500 | 3500XL | 3730 | 3730XL
AGILENT / STRATAGENE qPCR Cyclers (96 well block) Mx3000P™ | Mx3005P™ | Mx4000™
ANALYTIK JENA / BIOMETRA Thermal Cyclers (strips only) TRIO | Tpersonal | T3 Thermocycler
Thermal Cyclers (96 well block) Flexcycler2 | T1 Thermocycler | T1 Thermocycler | Tgradient | Tone | Tadvanced | TProfessional (Standard / Basic) Gradient / XL | Trobot 96 | SpeedCycler2 (SP, SPR)
qPCR Cyclers (96 well block) qTOWER³ / G / touch | Toptical
BIOER TECHNOLOGIES Thermal Cyclers (strips only)
GeneQ
Thermal Cyclers (96 well block) Gene Touch 96
BIO-RAD Thermal Cyclers (strips only)
Genecycler
Thermal Cyclers (96 well block) C1000 Touch | S1000 | iCycler™ | MyCycler™ | T100
qPCR Cyclers (96 well block) MyiQ™ | iCycler™ IQ / IQ 4 / IQ 5
BIO-RAD MJ RESEARCH Thermal Cyclers (strips only)
Mini Gradient
Thermal Cyclers (96 well block) PCT100™ / 200™ / 220™ / 221™ / 225™ / 240™
qPCR Cyclers (96 well block) Chromo4™
CORBETT RESEARCH Thermal Cyclers (96 well block) (Qiagen) Palm Cycler
EPPENDORF Thermal Cyclers (96 well block) MasterCycler® ep / ep gradient / Pro / Pro S / nexus / nexus gradient / nexus SX1 / nexus GSX1 | MasterCycler™ nexus X2 / GX2 / GX2e / X2e
qPCR Cyclers (96 well block) MasterCycler™ ep realplex
PEQLAB / VWR Thermal Cyclers (strips only)
peqSTAR XS | peqSTAR 2X
Thermal Cyclers (96 well block) peqSTAR 96X
SENSOQUEST Thermal Cyclers (96 well block) Labcycler
TAKARA Thermal Cyclers (96 well block) Dice touch | Gradient
TECHNE Thermal Cyclers (strips only)
3Prime | 3PrimeG | 3PrimeX
Thermal Cyclers (96 well block) Prime | PrimeG | Prime Elite | Prime Elite Satellite | PCRmax Alpha cycler 1 / 2 / 4 | TC412 | TC512 | Genius | Genius Quad | Touchgene | Touchgene Gradient | Flexigene

FrameStar® Break-A-Way PCR plates are not compatible with the ABI 9700 dual block thermal cycler.


For recommended plate options please refer to the Instrument Compatibility Table.


Ordering

Ordering

FrameStar® Break-A-Way 96 Well Dividable PCR Plate

Standard profile, 0.2 ml polypropylene wells, semi-skirted polycarbonate frame, cut corner A12, working volume: <200 µl, total well capacity: 300 µl; vertically scored, snaps easily into strips of 8 tubes or part plates

Code

Description

Plates/Case

4ti-1000/P clear wells, purple frame
50 plates
4ti-1000/B clear wells, blue frame 50 plates
4ti-1000/C clear wells, clear frame 50 plates
4ti-1000/G clear wells, green frame 50 plates
4ti-1000/R
clear wells, red frame 50 plates
4ti-1000/W clear wells, white frame 50 plates
4ti-1000/X clear wells, black frame 50 plates
4ti-1001 white wells, black frame 50 plates

Sealing Options

Sealing Options

There are a number of sealing options available to this plate, depending on the application and desired outcome.

Click here to find out more about our Adhesive Seal range >>

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