"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

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Vertically pre-perforated plate which easily snaps into strips of 8 tubes or part plates; 96-well format plate with 0.25 ml polypropylene wells and a polycarbonate frame


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 0.25 ml (250 µl) working volume, with a 0.3 ml (300 µl) maximum well volume 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

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

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

Ordering

Ordering

Code

Description

Plates/Case

4ti-1000/P FrameStar® Break-A-Way PCR Plate, 96 clear wells, purple frame
50 plates
4ti-1000/B FrameStar® Break-A-Way PCR Plate, 96 clear wells, blue frame50 plates
4ti-1000/C FrameStar® Break-A-Way PCR Plate, 96 clear wells, clear frame50 plates
4ti-1000/G FrameStar® Break-A-Way PCR Plate, 96 clear wells, green frame50 plates
4ti-1000/R
FrameStar® Break-A-Way PCR Plate, 96 clear wells, red frame 50 plates
4ti-1000/X FrameStar® Break-A-Way PCR Plate, 96 clear wells, black frame 50 plates
4ti-1000/W FrameStar® Break-A-Way PCR Plate, 96 clear wells, white frame 50 plates
4ti-1001 FrameStar® Break-A-Way qPCR Plate, 96 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.
    See below for a selection:


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