Automated System performs compound storage and retrieval.

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With modular design, MatriStore(TM) System provides compact, automated approach to meeting compound storage needs in pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. It is based on plate and tube technology and can store up to 40 million samples. Housed in cold room environment, it operates from ambient to -20°C and uses robotic components from Yamaha Robotics to store and retrieve at rates to 20,000+ picks per day.



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Automated Compound Storage and Retrieval System



The MatriStore(TM) System, developed by MatriCal, Inc., is an automated compound storage and retrieval system. It provides an affordable, compact approach to meeting compound storage needs for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, genomic, and proteomic research laboratories. The modular system design offers shortened installation times, reduced overall costs, and the option to grow as storage needs grow. Based on proprietary plate and tube technology and equipped with robotic components from Yamaha Robotics, the system is designed to handle millions of compounds quickly and reliably. All robotic components have been tested extensively to ensure maximum reliability.

The MatriStore System has a capacity of storing up to 40 million samples of chemical compounds, microorganisms, DNA, RNA, and other biological materials. Utilizing advanced robotics for pick and place of samples, it can store and retrieve samples at the rate of over 20,000 picks per day. Housed in a cold room environment, the MatriStore operates from ambient to -20°C. The system supports the large-scale storage of compounds held in varying plate and tube formats, performing automated plate and tube actions that transfer compounds from original locations to destination locations for particular screens.

For more information call 509-343-6225, FAX: 509-343-6220, visit www.matrical.com, or write Matrical, Inc., 665 North Riverpoint Blvd., Spokane, WA 99202.

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