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February 9, 2011 | Customer News

Tecan launches Cavro® ADP – a new innovation for liquid handling

Tecan launches Cavro® ADP – a new innovation for liquid handling

Männedorf, Switzerland, February 9, 2011 – Tecan is pleased to announce the launch of the new Cavro Air Displacement Pipettor (ADP), a compact, pneumatic pipetting solution for easy integration and exceptional liquid handling performance. The Cavro ADP is a fully programmable, pneumatic pipetting module designed for integration into instruments requiring minimal maintenance or where space is at a premium. Using pneumatic technology in a Tecan Cavro product for the first time, this innovative module gives you an automated pipetting solution that is smaller than ever before, using air displacement to aspirate and dispense fluids. Correct operation is monitored by onboard pressure-based liquid level detection and self-diagnostics.

The Cavro ADP offers excellent pipetting performance from 1-1,000 µl, using a range of Tecan’s high quality disposable tips, and an integrated tip ejector allows tips to be ejected by a simple command. The Cavro ADP’s tip sensor can determine if a disposable tip has not been correctly picked up, or has fallen off the probe, flagging and logging errors to increase process security and aid validation of customer instrumentation, particularly for diagnostic applications.   
 
To find out more about Tecan’s Cavro Air Displacement Pipettor, visit http://www.tecan.com/adp

 

For more information please contact

Tecan Trading AG
Tanja Sager
Seestrasse 103
CH-8708 Männedorf

Tel +41 (0)44 922 81 11
Fax +41 (0)44 922 81 12

info@tecan.com
www.tecan.com


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 instruments and automated workflow solutions for laboratories in the life sciences sector. As an original equipment manufacturer, 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 2009, Tecan generated sales of CHF 392 million (USD 361.2 million; EUR 259.6 million). Registered shares of Tecan Group are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (TK: TECN/Reuters: TECZn.S/ ISIN CH0012100191).