Sample Storage Tubes

0.40ml Tubes External Thread

The 0.40ml tube enables efficient storage of low volumes of liquid samples. Due to thick tube walls, the tube has a sturdy design and excellent properties for ultra-low temperature storage. The 2D Data-Matrix codes are permanently laser-etched into the tube bottom so that they can never wear or fall off, ensuring absolute traceability.

The 0.40ml tube is compatible with the 1D barcoded Micronic 96-1 Rack which is based on the automation-friendly ANSI/SLAS rack format. Additionally, the tube is compatible with liquid handlers and automated stores.

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Available labware enhancement options

Sterilization using Gamma Irradiation: Micronic products can be supplied gamma irradiated. Irradiation itself cannot guarantee that the product is free from any detectable RNases, DNases or pyrogens. Class 7 clean room production is therefore an essential requirement.

Sterilization using EtO Treatment: Micronic products can be supplied ethylene oxide treated. Using a novel ethylene oxide treatment process – Micronic’s consumable products are independently certified to be absolutely DNA-free and therefore provide the perfect medium for long-term, high integrity storage of forensic samples. Micronic is offering the DNA-free products in a special Tyvek packaging.

Pre-Capped: All Micronic tubes are available pre-capped. There are 12 different colors for your choice: Grey, White, Yellow, Orange, Red, Pink, Purple, Blue, Light Blue, Light Green, Green and Black.

Pre-Racked: All Micronic tubes are available pre-racked. The racks are based on the global recognized ANSI / SLAS standards for storage and features a laser etched 1D rack barcode.

features & benefits

0.40ml Tubes External Thread

optimal sealing
Triple start thread for optimal sealing quality
ultra-low temperature
Thick tube walls, sturdy design and excellent properties for ultra low temperature storage
100% quality control
100% quality control on all 2D codes (readability and uniqueness)
RNASE/DNASE/PYROGENS
Free of any detectable RNase or DNase contamination and the endotoxin level of produced and packaged labware is limited to an acceptable minimum (< 0.01 EU/ml)
class 7 clean room
Micronic labware is manufactured and assembled in-house in a NEN-EN-ISO14644-1 Class 7 certified clean room environment
Available options
Sterilization using gamma irradiation or Eto treatment, precapped with screw cap, customized 2D tube code and 1D rack barcode
Specifications

Product information

Parameter 0.40ml Tubes External Thread
Inner tube shape V-bottom
Material Medical approved Polypropylene (CE-IVD)
Working volume (+21ºC) 0.40ml
Tube height in rack 22.5mm (without cover)
Temperature range Vapor phase LN2 to +100°C
Testimonials

What our customers say

"We chose Micronic because of their strong reputation in Biobank sample storage, the good quality of their automation-compatible products and the assured traceability that their laser etched 2D coded tubes provide."

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Rutgers University Cell & DNA Repository selected Micronic 0.75ml and 1.40ml tubes together with colored TPE caps to provide high integrity, long-term storage of samples at -80°C.

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“The Micronic Screw Cap Recapper is a very smoothly running, easy to use and silent device. I also think it is a great benefit that the Screw Cap Recapper is contamination-free." 

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PhD candidate at LUMC Nienke van Rein commented, “I chose Micronic because of the space saving 96-well rack format; more sample material could fit in the freezer compared to products from other companies. The screw cap also stays securely in place during long-term storage in -80°C."

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This study is a great example of how Micronic products are used in laboratories around the world preserving the integrity of samples for many years.

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PhD candidate at LUMC Nienke van Rein chose Micronic because of the space saving 96-well rack format
Biobank Lausanne (CH)
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article numbers

Ordering information

Article Number Description Unit Size Case Size
MP52716 0.40ml 2D Data-Matrix coded Screw Cap tubes with External Thread V-bottom Bulk 960 tubes 5
MP52718 0.40ml 2D Data-Matrix coded Screw Cap tubes with External Thread V-bottom in Micronic 96-1 Rack with low cover (Barcoded A1-H1 side) 10 racks 4
MP52716-Y20 0.40ml 2D Data-Matrix coded Screw Cap tubes with External Thread V-bottom precapped with Grey Screw Cap Bulk 960 tubes 5
MP52718-Y20 0.40ml 2D Data-Matrix coded Screw Cap tubes with External Thread V-bottom precapped with Grey Screw Cap in Micronic 96-1 Rack with low cover (Barcoded A1-H1 side) 10 racks 4
Article Number Description Unit Size Case Size
MP53820 Screw Caps for externally threaded tubes in 96-well format - Grey 960 caps 1
MP53804 Screw Caps for externally threaded tubes in 96-well format - Yellow 960 caps 1
MP53800 Screw Caps for externally threaded tubes in 96-well format - Orange 960 caps 1
MP53802 Screw Caps for externally threaded tubes in 96-well format - Red 960 caps 1
MP53823 Screw Caps for externally threaded tubes in 96-well format - Light Green 960 caps 1
MP53803 Screw Caps for externally threaded tubes in 96-well format - Blue 960 caps 1
MP53801 Screw Caps for externally threaded tubes in 96-well format - White 960 caps 1
MP53821 Screw Caps for externally threaded tubes in 96-well format - Pink 960 caps 1
MP53809 Screw Caps for externally threaded tubes in 96-well format - Purple 960 caps 1
MP53806 Screw Caps for externally threaded tubes in 96-well format - Light Blue 960 caps 1
MP53805 Screw Caps for externally threaded tubes in 96-well format - Green 960 caps 1
MP53822 Screw Caps for externally threaded tubes in 96-well format - Black 960 caps 1
MP53870 Screw Caps for externally threaded tubes in 96-well format - Grey (optimized for automated stores) 960 caps 1