Automated Plate Pouring System, Automatic Plate Pourer - Proficlave PC10, PC20 Table top Media Preparator
Automated Plate Pouring System, Automatic Plate Pourer - Proficlave PC10, PC20 Table top Media Preparator
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Proficlave PC10, PC20 Table top Media Preparator

Our Proficlave PC10 and PC20 innovative line of agar and media preparation sterilizers prepare up to 16 liters of plain or complex vitamin / blood added agar formulations

Manufacturer: BioTool AG
SKU: 610003 / 620003

Proficlave PC10, PC20 Media Agar Preparator

Our Proficlave PC10 and PC20 innovative line of agar and media preparation sterilizers prepare up to 16 liters of plain or complex vitamin / blood added agar formulations, easier and faster than ever.

Enhanced user programming capabilities (3 sets of 20 programs), operating parameter print-out (integrated in Front panel), external control functions (front panel connection), best stirring control and full metal housing makes the Proficlave best Media preparator in its class! It accurately maintains the Agar in any stage of the single or double cycle process at it’s temperature even for hours making sure that the media is sterilized.

Equipped with intuitive intelligent software, accessible via a convenient touch screen, training on how to use the Proficlave PC10 or PC20 is short and easy.

Drawing upon many years of experience on the needs of laboratories and through consultation with leading researchers, BioTool AG has developed a new generation of high quality agar and media preparation instruments & media sterilizers with enhanced performance and reliability to accelerate the workflow in your laboratory.

Features and Benefits

Prepares agar from 0.5 up to 9 liters (PC10) and 16 liters (PC20), stirred and temperature controlled
Vessel access is amazingly simple - no bolts or tools required
Stores up to 3 * 20 user-defined programs (single or double cycle programs)
Water jacket design enables even heating within the vessel
Fully controlled stirrer with variable speeds and enhanced magnetic coupling w/o seals or shafts
PT100 controlled temperature probe for agar & surrounding water jacket
Easy vessel access - no bolts or tools required
Multiple purpose (agar and media preparation, media sterilizer, bench top autoclave and stable water bath) Timer function enabling Agar pouring at work starting point
Unique atmospheric pressure measures and boiling point correction for reliable sterilization

Technical data

Enhanced Work Flow
Volumes 9 liters of media - model PC10, and 16 liter of media with model PC20
Cycle speed 60 min from start to finish - ready to pour with model PC10
85 min with model PC20 in full capacity
Monitoring Temperature monitoring & pressure control during full process. (PT100 probe)
Measurement Measurement & display accuracy of 0.1°C.
Automation Fully automatic heating, sterilizing, cooling with counter pressure and temperature stabilization
Convenience
Programming Multiple storable programs for each mode of operation.
Software Intuitive intelligent software, accessible via a convenient touch screen.
Multilingual software.
Vessel Easily removable inner vessel and automatic self-cleaning cycle simplifies clean up.
Additives Extra large, separate sample addition port for large volume additions of supplements.
Mechanical and Electrical Security Features
Safety Mechanical pressure gauge, operating independently of the power supply.
Auto Lock Auto-lock of outer safety lid with bolt catch, no lid opening during operation possible.
Pre Test Pre process pressure test, preventing an operation start before proper vessel seals.
Automatic initialization and execution of a self-test.
Pressure Pressure sensor and pressure valve prevents over pressuring the vessel.
Thermostats Safety thermostats protect against overheating.
Pressure Pump Pressure pump preventing flash boiling during cool-down. Front load for air filter.
Certification CE certified
Touch Screen Operation
Touch Screen Program data, parameters and operating status are displayed clearly on an easy to read, backlit graphic display.
Entries are made via touch keys (soft-keys) and a numeric keypad.
Backlit graphics display are easy to read.
Operator prompting freely selectable by the user.
Self-monitoring of all device functions (motors and switches).
Connection facility for a higher-level host PC.
Applications

Healthcare and diagnostic labs
Food research and quality assurance labs
Agriculture research and quality assurance labs
Universities
Pharma and Biotech industries
Veterinary diagnostics labs

Technical data

Electrical data
Parameter Value Remarks
Supply Voltage: mains voltage 220VAC +/- 10%
3 x 400VAC +/- 10%
50/60 Hz
50/60 Hz
Power Consumption 230VAC
3 x 400VAC
3.5kW
3.5kW
Max. operation
Max. operation
Mains Fusing Internal 230VAC
3 x 400VAC
3 x 6A
1 x 16A
Connection with power cord
Mechanical data and environment
Parameter Value Remarks

Dimensions

W x H x D

PC10: 21x19.5x22.25 Inches

PC20: 21x23x22.25 inches

535x500x565mm   

535x580x565mm

Dimensions PACKED

W x H x D

PC10: 27x35x31.1 Inches

PC10: 27x35x31.1 Inches

700x890x790mm

700x890x790mm

Weight

PC10:  113.7 / 155.5 Lb

PC20: 119.5 / 161.3 Lb

not including packaging / Including packaging
Ambient Temperature +5ºC to 40ºC  
Water Connection 3/4"  
Water Bath Capacity 5 Liter (PC10)  
Accuracy of Sterilization Temperature Displayed 0.1ºC  
Quality of Steel Used 1.4301  
Water Tubing 1.5m, 3/4 Inch With standard thread
Maximum Pressure of Cooling Water 4 Bar  
Water Quality (Coupling Medium) Distilled or deionized water  
Cooling Water Quality Water hardness 
Cooling Water Temperature 5ºC to 25ºC  
Software Parameters
Parameter Value Remarks
Sterilization Programs 20  
Autoclave Programs 20  
Water bath Programs 20  
Pressure less Sterilization Yes On each program individually
Blood Agar (Sterilization and Cooking) Yes On each program individually
Sterilization Temperature 70ºC - 122ºC  
Sterilization Time 1 - 120 min.  
Max. Dispensing Time 300 min.  
Stirrer Speed 20 - 200 rpm. Variable
Printer Yes Print cycle 15 sec. to 10 min.
Unit of Measure ºC  
Graphic Display 240 x 128 pixels With LED backlighting
Touch Yes  
Interfaces RS232 Connection to host

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