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April 21, 2015 | Customer News

Application guide for Tecan plate washers offers an easy route to optimized results

April 21, 2015

Application guide for Tecan plate washers offers an easy route to optimized results

Tecan’s new application guide offers useful hints and tips to improve microplate washer performance

Männedorf, Switzerland, April 21, 2015 – Tecan’s recently published Application guide for Tecan plate washers puts information at your fingertips, allowing users of its popular HydroSpeed™ and HydroFlex™ instruments to optimize their assays more easily and simply. Whether you are performing ELISAs, vacuum filtration, magnetic bead- or cell-based assays, the guide contains everything you need to know about Tecan washers.

The guide includes an overview of the features and highlights of each instrument – for example extra gentle cell washing with the HydroSpeed’s Cell Protection™ function – enabling users to select the most appropriate system for their particular application, as well as references to supporting literature and application notes. Instant access to all the knowledge required to precisely control critical wash parameters – such as vacuum power, aspiration position, and dispensing rates and positions – helps users to improve assay consistency by avoiding detachment of cells, beads and antibodies during wash steps. The Application guide for Tecan plate washers contains such a wealth of essential information that it is sure to prove invaluable in the laboratory.

For more information, or to download a copy of the guide, visit www.tecan.com/cell-protection



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About Tecan

Tecan (www.tecan.com) is a leading global provider of laboratory instruments and solutions in biopharmaceuticals, forensics and clinical diagnostics. The company specializes in the development, production and distribution of automated workflow solutions for laboratories in the life sciences sector. Its clients include pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, university research departments, and forensic and diagnostic laboratories. As an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), Tecan is also a leader in developing and manufacturing OEM instruments and components that are then distributed by partner companies. Founded in Switzerland in 1980, the company has manufacturing, research and development sites in both Europe and North America and maintains a sales and service network in 52 countries. In 2014, Tecan generated sales of CHF 400 million (USD 437 million; EUR 331 million). Registered shares of Tecan Group are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (TECN; ISIN CH0012100191).