Transgenic, pharmaceutical and scientific research

Planer has been providing a range of tried and tested laboratory equipment to support research programmes around the world for over forty years,

Programmable freezers

The Planer range of controlled rate freezers provides reliable solutions with a precise environment that can lead to better yields and better results. Our freezers come in a variety of sizes whether you need to freeze one straw or 8,000 vials.

  • Higher cell viability – controlled profile
  • Traceability - freezing run print outs
  • Ease of use – with a single click operation
  • Reduced contamination risk with sterilizable chamber

 

Benchtop incubators

Our benchtop incubator BT37 provides an unparalleled uniformity of environment, in terms of temperature and CO2 levels to help you improve your success rates.

  • Outstanding in vitro environment, with rapid gas and temperature recovery times
  • Ensures optimal growth conditions with chamber uniformity of +/- 0.2 across a petri dish
  • Humidity – users have the option whether to use with or without humidity
  • Easy integration with Planer monitoring alarm systems
  • Sample protection - built-in battery back-up

 

Alarms and monitoring systems

The Planer alarms and monitoring systems give you peace of mind, knowing that you will be alerted should there be an important change in environment. Laboratory equipment, whether it is from Planer or another manufacturer, can be easily integrated with our monitoring and alarm systems.

  • Assists compliance with full audit trails and granular alarm reporting
  • Easy to install, using either wireless or wired sensors
  • Flexible. You choose how you wish to be alerted – either on your phone, smartphone, tablet or desktop. The choice is yours.

 

 

 

Sample tracking software

Having an effective inventory system to keep track of your frozen samples is essential. Pro-Curo software, offered by Planer, is a simple, off the shelf solution that can be quickly adapted to needs of your laboratory. With around the clock telephone support, online videos and the facility to import existing sample data you can quickly get the system up and running to manage your projects.

  • Compliancy – helps you remain compliant with full audit trails
  • Ease of use – Pro-Curo is an off the shelf solution that can be quickly customised to your needs
  • Traceability of your samples – keep track and manage your samples

 

To find out more about the Planer range of equipment, please do get in touch

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