CERTUS FLEX Technical Specifications

General

Testing and calibration / verification Each channel separately
Flushing, filling, purging and draining Each channel separately
Handling CERTUS CONTROL PC software
Hardware-Interface Ethernet (1 Gbit/s, RJ45)
Software-Interface Standardization in Lab Automation (SiLA)
CSV import of external data
Pneumatics 1.7 – 2.0 bar inlet pressure (10 l/min)
Power 110 – 240 V 50/60 Hz nominal
Dimensions (L × B × H)555 × 425 × 180 mm
Weight 15 kg

Dispensing Head

Individual dispensing channels 5 or 8 individual channels
Dispensing volume, dynamic range < 100 nl – 1000 μl
with micro valve SMLD 300GC
Accuracy < 500 nl ± 1.5 %
with micro valve SMLD 300GC
Precision < 100 nl CV < 5 %
> 100 nl CV < 2 %
with micro valve SMLD 300 GC
Dispensing principle Contactless drop-on-demand by solenoid micro valves SMLD 300GC

Well Plates

ANSI-Standard; special plate types 48, 96, 384, 1536, 3456 wells
Additional functions Customized patterns for specific well plates, slides or dishes
Well plate height3 - 51 mm
Example dispensing speed in serial mode (1 channel)*96 wells: 19s
384 wells: 47s
1536 wells: 145s
Example dispensing speed in parallel mode (4 channels)*384 wells: 13s
1536 wells: 39s

* Dispensing parameters:
P=0.3 bar, micro valves SMLD 300GC dispensing volume 500 nl
Note: Dispensing times may vary depending on media type micro valve type and dispensing volume

Media Management

Dispensing pressure 0.05 – 1.0 bar
Filter (optional) Built-in filter in SMLD 300GC micro valve
Prelimenary suction filter for media containers
Waste container Waste tray with optional drain