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Sample Storage Racks

Micronic 48-1 Rack

The Micronic 48-1 Rack is developed to hold 48 1.00ml (tissue) tubes with Screw Caps. In addition to the standard ANSI/SLAS footprint, the ULT Racks are provided with more features ideal for automation. These features include: an outstanding Twist-Lock design which prevents tubes from turning during screw (de)capping, easy lead-in tube and cover placement, closed side walls with minimal notches for perfect rack orientation, a unique automation-friendly cover lock system with which closing is achieved by simply moving the locker at each end of the cover downwards, and the inseparable 1D rack barcode for absolute tracking and tracing of the samples.

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THE USE OF THE MOST ADVANCED MATERIALS

One of the most important properties tube storage racks need to have is their resistance against extreme conditions. Micronic conducted research on all kinds of materials and rack designs in order to come to a perfect match for use in ultra-low temperatures. As a result of extensive testing, the Micronic ULT Racks are manufactured from virgin Polycarbonate. Racks made from this material have excellent properties for low temperature conditions which make them ideal for long term use in automated cryogenic storage facilities. The material used to manufacture the racks is selected on quality and the highest purity levels. The racks have an extremely strong design which minimizes deformation due to temperature changes.

The Micronic ULT Racks, as well as its tubes and caps, are manufactured and assembled under US Federal Standard 209E Class 7 clean room conditions. Micronic manufactured products comply with the highest injection molding standards and are free of any detectable RNase or DNase contamination. Micronic is also able to limit the endotoxin (pyrogen) level of produced and packaged articles to an acceptable minimum (< 0.01 EU/ml) by maintaining the highest possible hygiene level during the production processes.

features & benefits

Micronic 48-1 Rack

Alphanumeric coding
Unique laser-etched Alphanumeric coding on top of the rack
ultra-low temperatures
Made from Polycarbonate which has excellent properties for low temperatures
"icebreaker" mechanism
Novel locking system for cryogenic storage: "icebreaker" mechanism
Compatibility
Compatible with the leading sample storage automation systems (-20°C, -80°C and lower temperatures)
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
Specifications

Product information

Parameter Micronic 48-1 Rack
Material Highest Purity PC
Rack height 12.0mm
Height with cover 23.8mm
Chemical resistance ++/+
Temperature Range Vapor phase LN2 to +140ºC
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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The University of Edinburgh and the Natural History Museum are using, as part of the 'Insect Pollinators Initiative', the Micronic 4.00ml tube for storing the larger insects in the collection.

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Micronic is proud to be supplying 2D coded labware to support Clear Labs' cutting-edge and extremely important food analyses.

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“After a comprehensive evaluation of commercially available consumables we selected Micronic 0.75ml and 1.4ml tubes together with screw caps and Roborack storage racks to provide high integrity, long-term storage of our human blood, serum and plasma samples at –80°C."

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The Generation R 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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The University of Edinburgh group research project in the multi-funder UK Insect Pollinators Initiative
Biobank Lausanne (CH)
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Article numbers

ordering information

Tube storage racks in 48-well format

Article Number Description Unit Size Case Size
MP51304 Micronic 48-1 Rack with low cover for tubes capped with Screw Caps (barcoded A1-F1 side) 10 racks 4

1.00ml Screw Cap tubes Flat bottom without caps

Article Number Description Unit Size Case Size
MP52802 1.00ml 2D Data-Matrix coded Screw Cap tubes with External Thread Flat bottom in Micronic 48-1 Rack with low cover (Barcoded A1-F1 side) 10 racks 4

1.00ml Screw Cap tubes Flat bottom precapped with screw caps

Article Number Description Unit Size Case Size
MP52802-Y20 1.00ml 2D Data-Matrix coded Screw Cap tubes with External Thread Flat bottom precapped with Grey Screw Cap in Micronic 48-1 Rack with low cover (Barcoded A1-F1 side) 10 racks 4