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June 16, 2004 | Customer News

Tecan Systems launches the Cavro XLP 6000 Syringe Pump

  • Expanded functionality
  • Shown at Clinical Lab Expo (AACC) Booth #1739

San Jose, CA, June 15, 2004 – Tecan Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Tecan Group and the leading supplier of OEM 1 liquid handling modules and laboratory automation systems, today announced the launch of the Cavro XLP 6000, Tecan Systems’ newest and most versatile high performance syringe pump. The new pump is designed for precision liquid handling applications in the 5 μl to 25 ml range and is ideal for clinical diagnostics, life science research and analytical applications. The XLP 6000 will make its debut at Clinical Lab Expo (AACC) July 25–29, 2004, in Los Angeles, California, where it will be available for demonstrations at the Tecan booth #1739.


The XLP 6000 is the successor to the popular XL 3000 syringe pump. While maintaining the reliability and performance standards set by the XL, the new pump offers many new features that will allow it to grow with your needs.

New features include:  

  • State-of-the-art electronics FEP coated leadscrew and backlash compensation nut
  • Universal valve encoder with flex coupler
  • Self-aligning syringe drive interface
  • 6,000/48,000 step resolution

Tecan Systems’ Cavro XCalibur, XE 1000 and the new XLP 6000 syringe pumps are UL recognized components. The use of UL Recognized Components in a product or system allows UL to focus the evaluation of the complete system on its intended end-use, and thus speeds up the evaluation of that product or system. For more information regarding UL certification of Tecan Systems’ syringe pumps please visit the Underwriters Laboratories Inc. Website at http://www.ul.com/info/standard.htm. Tecan Systems’ customer file number for the recognized component is E164638.


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Product information:

Tecan Group Ltd.
Cornelia Kegele
Manager Marketing Communications and Branding
Tel.: +41 (0)44 922 81 11
Fax: +41 (0)44 922 82 81
e-mail: cornelia.kegele@tecan.com
Internet: www.tecan.com


Editorial contact:

Northbank Communications Ltd
Dr Marc Egelhofer
Tel.: +44 (0)1 260 296 505
e-mail: m.egelhofer@northbankcommunications.com