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What does a plate washer do?

What does a plate washer do?

Microplate washers are laboratory instruments designed to control the procedure of washing experimental samples arranged in plate-based formats. Users load a plate and select a program; microplate washers then dispense, soak and aspirate liquids from the plate in seconds.

Why use microplate washer?

Washing Capabilities of Microplate Washers An automated microplate washer should have the ability to create and save multiple custom dispensing and aspiration rates. If you use bead-based assays in the lab, microplate washers can aspirate the liquid in the wells without losing the beads.

What is ELISA plate washer?

The 8-channel version of the CAPPWash manual ELISA plate washer allows users to wash both 8-strip tubes and 96-well plates (along the short edge). The 12-channel ELISA washer allows faster processing of 96-well plates by allowing users to wash wells along the long edge of each plate.

What are lock washers?

Lock washers are designed to be tightened to a required torque beneath an ordinary fastener. They exert a spring tension that keeps the fastener from vibrating loose. They are often attached to the nut side of the fastener.

What does a plate washer look like?

It consists of a round or square metal plate with a hole in the center to fit around the fastener. Plate washers tend to feature a thicker and heavier construction than a standard washer, making them appropriate for heavy-duty applications.

How many types of washers are there?

There are three main types of washers: plain washers, spring washers and lock washers.

Why is it called a washer?

1520s, “person who washes,” agent noun from wash (v.). From 1808 as “machine that washes.” Washer-woman is from 1630s; earlier wash-woman (1580s).

What is the purpose of a well plate?

noun. A rectangular plate or block containing multiple small wells or cavities, used for analysis, clinical testing, or culture; specifically = microtiter plate .

What is washer and its types?

What are the different types of washers?

Type of Washer Description
Countersunk Allows flat or oval head countersunk screws to be flush
Fender Large outside diameter provides extra wide bearing surface
Flat The most common type of washer, with two flat surfaces
Sealing Made of relatively soft materials

What are different washers for?

There are many different types of washers for a variety of applications. Lock washers are used to secure fasteners. Spring washers are a load bearing device that provides a preload between two surfaces.