P Scientific's Tumble Stirrer

LabConsumer ventured to LabAutomation '98 (January 19) in San Diego, California, with the intent of finding a truly unique piece of laboratory equipment. After hours of searching, we stumbled upon V&P's Alligator Microplate Magnetic Tumble Stirrer. V&P Scientific has developed the Alligator Tumble Stirrer (patent pending) as a simple and efficient method for stirring microplates. As opposed to using a spinning magnetic stirring bar, the Alligator Tumble Stirrer causes stirrers to tumble

The Scientist Staff
Mar 1, 1998

LabConsumer ventured to LabAutomation '98 (January 19) in San Diego, California, with the intent of finding a truly unique piece of laboratory equipment. After hours of searching, we stumbled upon V&P's Alligator Microplate Magnetic Tumble Stirrer. V&P Scientific has developed the Alligator Tumble Stirrer (patent pending) as a simple and efficient method for stirring microplates. As opposed to using a spinning magnetic stirring bar, the Alligator Tumble Stirrer causes stirrers to tumble end over end inside each well, similar to the way alligators "tumble" their prey.


V&P's Alligator Microplate Magnetic Tumble Stirrer
The Alligator, which has been on the market about two years, can handle all microplate formats (24- to 1,536-well plates), deep-well plates, V- and U-bottom microplates, PCR plates, microfuge tubes, test tubes, and bottles. The Alligator measures a mere 17 inches wide by 17 inches deep by 7 inches high and can fit inside most incubators. The VP...

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