BT37

A high accuracy bench-top incubator to grow and maintain gametes and embryos in IVF applications – BT37

The incubator will keep cells at optimal temperature, humidity and gas content by maintaining a constant and clean environment.

It has extremely accurate  temperature control, systems for pH stability and regulated humidity.

Accuracy and control of a chamber to obtain environmental homeostasis is important in cell development. The BT 37 bench-top incubator is the most accurate of its kind, helping to ensure an embryo suffers little or no exposure to temperature or pH level changes.

  • Overview +

     

    • Excellent control and accuracy of pH, temperature, and humidity
    • Holds large range of culture dishes
    • Built-in battery backup
    • Alarm system
    • Secure gas flow
    • Sample-specific chambers
    • Compact, space-efficient
    • Network ready
    • Password protected
    • Remote Monitoring ports
    • Multiple machines can be connected

     

    Gas supply Premixed gas. Typically 6% CO2, 5% O2, balance N2
    Supply pressure 1.5 ± 0.15 bar
    Connectors SWAGELOK 1/4” tube fitting

     

    You need to get a premix gas bottle with a Swagelok 1/4" Male fitting.
    Our hose is supplied with a 1/4" female nut.

  • Benefits +

    • Rapid response to temperature changes
    • Clear, unambiguous status indicators visible from across the lab
    • Multiple machines can be connected in series
    • Network ready to allow continuous monitoring
    • Fast recovery of all parameters after lid opening
    • Warmed tube guide helps avoid condensation
    • Built-in battery backup for up to 2 hours
    • Tube guides reduce risk of ‘kinked’ tubes
    • Password protection - no unauthorized modification of operating parameters

     

    This equipment has excellent control and accuracy for pH, temperature, and humidity. Its compact size allows placement anywhere in a lab including flow cabinets and chambers and it can hold a large range of culture dishes, with different samples separated by chamber.

  • Features +

    • Full-contact heating plates for excellent heat distribution
    • Gas purge system ensures fast recovery after lid opening; secure gas flow
    • Water level & gas flow visual indicator; gas flow system visible from across a lab
    • Easy to use 2 line display with 3 button user interface
    • Set-points for each chamber : set independently
    • Tightly packed, full-surface heating elements:  stable environment from heated base and lid
    • Built-in battery backup
    • Warmed tube guide : helps avoid condensation

     

    • Advanced alarm system; external alarm contact
    • Remote monitoring:  6 monitoring ports for external probes / calibration
    • Ethernet access
    • Independent PRT ports for lid and base unit
    • Dual cooling fans remove excess heat
    • 10 Base T Ethernet (RJ 45); Modbus - TCP/IP protocol
    • Continuous pulse & bleed options optimises culture conditions, reduces gas use.
    • Password protection - no unauthorized modification /no accidental “switch-off
  • Background +

    The BT 37 bench-top incubator is the most accurate of its kind and useful wherever accuracy and control of a cell culturing environment is needed.

    • IVF and ART
    • Human embryology research
    • Animal IVF
    • Zoological research
    • Mouse embryo research


    Case Study - Fertility unit looks for highest incubator accuracy (Adobe Acrobat PDF, 60KB)

  • Case Study +

    BT37 Case Study Cancer Research UK

    Comparative Performance given at Canadian Fertility & Andrology Society September 2011

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