Product News: Chemicals & Chemical Processing
Vacuum Filtration System eliminates spills and contamination.
Press Release Summary:
July 26, 2012 - Comprising disposable Autofil(TM) filter funnel, disposable SECUREgrasp(TM) bottle, and Quick-Connect(TM) Pedestal, Autofil(TM) Laboratory Filtration System is suited for preparation of buffers, tissue culture media, microbiological media, and other biological fluids. Surfactant-free, low-protein-binding polyethersulfone membrane is incorporated in filter funnel and is available in both 0.22 Âµm and 0.45 Âµm pore sizes. Disposable components of system are pre-sterilized.
Original Press Release
Cutting-edge Autofil Filtration System Eliminates Spills and Contamination
Press release date: July 24, 2012
Kent, WA. - The Autofil(TM) Laboratory Filtration System is the latest addition to the growing line of Microbiology and Life Science products from Sterlitech Corporation. Vacuum-operated and designed to eliminate spills and contamination, the Autofil(TM) System features an ergonomically designed bottle and a stable pedestal that enables hands-free operation. This makes the system ideal for the preparation of buffers, tissue culture media, microbiological media and other biological fluids.
"Other disposable vacuum filtration systems were susceptible to being knocked over and needed constant attention during operation," remarked Mark Spatz, president of Sterlitech. "The Autofil System resolves that issue and raises the bar for usability and versatility."
The complete system consists of a disposable Autofil(TM) filter funnel, a disposable SECUREgrasp(TM) bottle, and the Quick-Connect(TM) Pedestal. The disposable components of the system are sold conveniently pre-sterilized. The filter funnel is also available as a stand-alone filter that is compatible with any 45 thread bottle. A surfactant-free, low-protein-binding polyethersulfone (PES) membrane is incorporated in the filter funnel and is available in both 0.22 µm and 0.45 µm pore sizes.
Headquartered in Kent, WA, Sterlitech Corporation has been a leading manufacturer and marketer of precision filtration products and laboratory equipment since 2001. Our products, such as the proprietary Sterlitech Silver Metal Membrane and our custom-built bench systems, deliver industry-leading performance and versatility. Across the globe, scientists from a diverse array of disciplines rely on Sterlitech's technology. For more information about this product, please visit the Autofil(TM) Laboratory Filtration System page of our website.
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