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The sealing performance of heat seals is superior to all other methods including cap, mat and adhesive sealing. The variability of sealing consistency seen when using adhesive seals, caps or mats is completely removed.
The optimized sealing performance of a heat seal allows the use of smaller reagent volumes, leading to reagent cost savings such that heat sealing is the most cost efficient sealing method for a wide range of applications.
Per well comparisons show a 3 to 5 five-fold reduction in costs for qPCR applications (list price comparison of the Clear Weld Seal against Caps and qPCR Seal) and at least a 50% reduction for storage solutions (list price comparison of Peel Seal against Caps and PCR Seal). Costs can be further reduced by changing to the use of roll seals rather than sheet seals.
The application of heat seals is also much faster than when using caps or adhesive seals. Typical sealing times are around 2.5 seconds, depending on throughput and the use of a semi-automatic heat sealer, such as the 4titude® 4s3™ Semi-Automatic Sheet Heat Sealer, or a fully automatic roll heat sealer, such as the 4titude® a4S Automatic Roll Heat Sealer.
Reproducible sealing quality can be guaranteed by standardising the sealing parameters: time, temperature and pressure. 4titude® offers the widest choice of heat seal materials available, with sheet formats for manual or semi-automatic heat sealers and roll formats for automated heat sealers.
You have the option to choose your seal based on a wide variety of properties offered including: peelability, pierceability, gas permeability, optical clarity, temperature stability and solvent resistance.
Our seals are produced according to our ISO standard manufacturing. All of our seals are DNase, RNase, human genomic DNA, bacterial cell, eukaryotic cell, dust, endotoxin/pyrogen free. We also offer sterilisation of all of our seal materials should this be required. If your seal of choice is not offered sterile as a stock product then please Contact Us as we can offer custom sterilisation of any seals as required.
Peelable heat sealing film, optically clear; suitable for qPCR and optical applications
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Optically clear heat sealing film, non-peelable, difficult to pierce; suitable for qPCR, optical applications and storage
High tensile strength heat sealing film, optically clear, peelable; suitable for bead mill applications
Thin polyester heat sealing film, easily pierceable with autosampler needles/ABI® 3730; suitable for PCR, qPCR and optical applications
Peelable heat sealing foil; suitable for low temperature storage, high temperature uses and PCR
Peelable heat sealing foil with wide material compatibility; suitable for low temperature storage, high temperature uses and PCR
Solvent resistant heat sealing foil, peelable; suitable for low and room temperature compound storage
Pierceable heat sealing foil, high solvent resistance, resealable, suitable for PCR / storage / shipping
Strong heat sealing foil, peelable from COC plates, pierceable, suitable for PCR, sample shipping, compound storage
96 individual foil seal spots on a removable backing, for sealing of individual wells; suitable for storage or PCR
96 perforated individual sealing caps in a foil frame, peelable, pierceable; suitable for low temperature storage
Aluminium heat sealing foil, resealable, peelable, pierceable; suitable for compound storage, PCR
Peelable heat sealing foil, seals to polystyrene plates, resealable, pierceable; suitable for compound storage
Heavy duty heat sealing foil, peelable; suitable for long term storage, transportation
Heat sealing membrane, limits evaporation, peelable, pierceable; suitable for cell culture, seed and insect storage
Peelable heat sealing film, optically clear, with 3 mm slits for gas transfer; suitable for insect studies, seed storage