Boekel Scientific Launches Programmable Touch Screen Dry Bath Incubators

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Boekel Scientific introduces new touch screen programmable heating blocks, also known as dry bath incubators. Dry bath incubators are used in many laboratories for controlling the temperature of temperature sensitive materials and processes.

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We spent a lot of time in the field developing the user interface for the heat/cool thermal mixer and customers liked the ease of programmability. It was logical to employ a similar touch screen design on the new dry bath incubators. - Brian Canna

Boekel Scientific launches a new programmable heating block line with advanced touch screen control. Heating blocks, also known as dry bath incubators are used in laboratories worldwide for controlling and maintaining sample temperatures for a variety of tubes and containers.

For the new heating blocks, Boekel Scientific used the same interface design as their recently launched Heat Cool Thermal Mixer (Part Number: 270800), due to overwhelming positive feedback for usability and configurability. The interface allows for programmable time and temperature steps for up to five temperature changes and the ability to repeat programs indefinitely for thermocycling procedures. Twenty-five different temperature control programs can be saved and launched to simplify repetitive temperature control procedures in the lab. The new heating blocks have an elongated designed to maximize laboratory space by utilizing space toward the back of the benchtop. Dry bath incubators use aluminum blocks to transfer heat to their samples.

Boekel Scientific manufactures blocks for all types of consumables including conical bottom tubes, microcentrifuge tubes and microplates. Boekel Scientific has introduced three models; A one block unit, A two block unit and a high capacity four block unit. Each unit can connect to an external temperature probe for spot checking temperatures and controlling temperature based on the external probe. Calibration of the internal or external temperature sensor is simple with the three-point automated calibration menu.

Contact your local laboratory equipment distributor or Boekel Scientific directly for additional information. Boekel Scientific is a US based manufacture of incubators, ovens, water baths, histology and blood banking equipment with over 100 years of manufacturing experience. Boekel Scientific is known worldwide for dependable instruments supporting the histology, medical, diagnostic and cell culture markets.        

Highlights

  • Slim design to conserve bench space
  • One, two and four block models
  • Programmable color touch screen user interface
  • Save up to 25 programs to suit your laboratory processes
  • Readily recognizable icons start, stop and pause temperature control
  • Built-in general-purpose laboratory timer
  • Price point competes with analog versions of competitor units
  • Option external temperature probe for spot checking temperatures and controlling based on external probe readings

Typical laboratory uses of Boekel Dry Bath Incubators include:

Bio Indicator heating block
Blood Bank incubator
Blood Bank Indicators
Blood bank patient testing
Cancer Research
Cell Digestion for DNA
Co-denaturing probes
Denature Restriction Enzymes
DNA Digestion
DNA extraction
Drug research
Drying Samples
Enzyme preservation
Enzyme-substrate reactions
Forensic Laboratory Tests
Fuel cell research
Heat treatment of Oocytes
Heating Lysis tubes
Heating of nanoparticles
In situ hybridization
Incubation of bacteria
Incubation of LAL tubes
Maintain medium temperature
Molecular biology
PCR
Probe elongation for beadchip
Prostate cancer research
Protein Assay Kit
Protein folding research
Sample Preparation
SDS-loading buffer
Target Amplification
Transfusion Testing
Warming reagents and samples

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