Product Info

Product Information

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Strips of 8 0.25 ml clear polypropylene PCR tubes held in a rigid polycarbonate frame. Includes strips of 8 domed or flat optical sealing caps


4titude®'s FrameStrip® PCR tube strips are a 2-component design, combining the advantages of thin-walled tubes for optimum PCR results and a rigid frame portion for easy and reliable handling.

Technical Specifications

Strip Length83.22 ± 0.25 mm
Strip Depth9.00 ± 0.25 mm
Strip Height20.80 ± 0.25 mm
Well Depth20.30 ± 0.15 mm
Well Diameter5.46 ± 0.10 mm
Pitch (distance between A1 and A2)9.00 mm

Features

Strip Features

For the tubes we use polypropylene, which provides the most efficient heat transfer, as well as an inert surface with low binding capabilities for nucleic acids, proteins and other molecules.

By moulding the frame portion in a more rigid polymer, the mechanical stability of the strip has been greatly improved compared with traditional single piece products, as seen in the image opposite.

#In contrast to standard tube strips, the FrameStrip® will remain straight and stable, even at elevated temperatures and when filled with liquid.

Colour Options

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For colour coding of experiments, we offer the strips with clear wells in 5 frame colours - purple, blue, green, red, and black.

Additionally for optical assays such as those used in qPCR we supply strips with white wells in black frames, as white wells increase the signal-to-noise ratio by maximising reflection of light in fluorescent based assays.

FrameStrips® are available with either domed cap strips or with flat, optically clear caps and are compatible with the majority of thermal cyclers. End tabs allow for easy handling and labelling of the strips.

2D Coding & Reader

The products are also available with an off-the-shelf 2D code, offering an endless supply of unique code combinations. 4titude®'s hand held barcode reader together with the user-friendly software allows for reliable and convenient sample management. Fast and accurate reading is guaranteed via the built-in error correction with data redundancy.

#Hand held barcode reader available, product code 4ti-4060

Compatibility

Compatibility

STANDARD THERMAL CYCLERS

ABI-LIFE TECHNOLOGIES

  • GeneAmp® 2700, 2720, 9600
  • GeneAmp® 9700
  • Veriti 0.2ml (96 well block)

BIOMETRA

  • T1 Thermocycler
  • TGradient

BIO-RAD

  • C1000
  • iCycler™
  • MyCycler™
  • S1000
  • T100

BIO-RAD MJ RESEARCH

  • PTC100™ (96 well block only)
  • DNA Engine™, DNA Dyad™, DNA Tetrad™

EPPENDORF

  • MasterCycler®
  • MasterCycler® EP Gradient

MWG

  • Primus 96
  • The Q Lifecycler

PEQLAB

  • peqSTAR 96

SENSOQUEST

  • labcycler

DNA SEQUENCERS

ABI/LIFE TECHNOLOGIES

  • 310, 3100 Genetic Analyser
  • 3130 Genetic Analyser
  • 3500 Genetic Analyser
  • 3500XL
  • 3700, 3730, 3730XL DNA Analyser


QPCR CYCLERS

ABI/LIFE TECHNOLOGIES

  • 7000, 7300, 7500, 7700, 7900

BIO-RAD

  • iCycler™ IQ, IQ™ 4, IQ™ 5
  • MyiQ™

EPPENDORF

  • Mastercycler™ ep realplex

STRATAGENE/AGILENT

  • Mx3000P™
  • Mx3005P™
  • Mx4000™

TECHNE

  • Quantica

Ordering

Ordering

Code

Description

Quantity

4ti-0785/P FrameStrip® Strips of 8 clear tubes, with domed caps, purple frame 120 tube strips + strips of domed caps
4ti-0785/B FrameStrip® Strips of 8 clear tubes, with domed caps, blue frame
120 tube strips + strips of domed caps
4ti-0785/G FrameStrip® Strips of 8 clear tubes, with domed caps, green frame
120 tube strips + strips of domed caps
4ti-0785/R FrameStrip® Strips of 8 clear tubes, with domed caps, red frame
120 tube strips + strips of domed caps
4ti-0785/X FrameStrip® Strips of 8 clear tubes, with domed caps, black frame
120 tube strips + strips of domed caps
4ti-0785/X/2D FrameStrip® Strips of 8 clear tubes, with domed caps, black frame + 2D code 120 tube strips 2D coded + strips of domed caps
4ti-0785/XW
FrameStrip® Strips of 8 white tubes, with domed caps, black frame (for qPCR)
120 tube strips + strips of domed caps
4ti-0785/M
FrameStrip® Strips of 8 clear tubes, with domed caps, assorted colour frames
120 tube strips + strips of domed caps
4ti-0786/P FrameStrip® Strips of 8 clear tubes, with flat optical caps, purple frame 120 tube strips + strips of flat optical caps
4ti-0786/B FrameStrip® Strips of 8 clear tubes, with flat optical caps, blue frame 120 tube strips + strips of flat optical caps
4ti-0786/G FrameStrip® Strips of 8 clear tubes, with flat optical caps, green frame 120 tube strips + strips of flat optical caps
4ti-0786/R FrameStrip® Strips of 8 clear tubes, with flat optical caps, red frame 120 tube strips + strips of flat optical caps
4ti-0786/X FrameStrip® Strips of 8 clear tubes, with flat optical caps, black frame 120 tube strips + strips of flat optical caps
4ti-0786/X/2D FrameStrip® Strips of 8 clear tubes, with flat optical caps, black frame + 2D code 120 tube strips 2D coded + strips of flat optical caps
4ti-0786/XW FrameStrip® Strips of 8 white tubes, with flat optical caps, black frame (for qPCR) 120 tube strips + strips of flat optical caps
4ti-0786/M FrameStrip® Strips of 8 clear tubes, with flat optical caps, assorted colour frames 120 tube strips + strips of flat optical caps
4ti-4060 Hand Held Barcode Scanner 1 scanner

Sealing Options

Sealing Options

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


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