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8th July 2019  Content supplied by: iNLABTEC AG

New Inlabtec Serial Diluter UA: A Cost Effective, Greener Upgrade for Serial Dilutions

iNLABTEC AG has introduced the new Serial Diluter UA with an integrated, highly efficient bag mixer universally suitable for preparing serial dilutions of all sample types including viscous, high-fat or sugar-containing samples such as cream, egg yolk, syrup, etc.for microbiological analysis.

The integrated Stomacher-type bag mixer is specifically designed for use with the iNLABTEC Serial Dilution Bags, to prepare sample dilutions for the microbiological testing of food, feed, water, cosmetics, probiotics, etc. The bags are optimized for maximum performance with minimal material usage.

The homogeneity of the dilutions performed with the Serial Diluter UA is excellent and compared to pre-filled disposable containers, the amount of waste produced is at least ten times less as well as reducing the cost by up to 90 %.

With the new Serial Diluter UA all common types of pipette tips, filter tips, straws, etc. can be used without exception. The basic operation is identical to the standard method and therefore conforms to ISO methods. The differences for technicians are that pipetting is done into a bag instead of into a test tube followed by ergonomic, automatic mixing instead of manual mixing. In addition, as there is no handling of tubes and caps, workflow is improved with less risk of repetitive strain injury. Overall, dilutions are more efficient and less prone to errors with no need for changing internal validated lab protocols.

The New Serial Diluter UA will be presented at the 2019 IAFP Annual Meeting, July 21-24 in Louisville, Kentucky at booth #413 in collaboration with Seward Laboratory Systems, Inc.

To watch a Serial Diluter UA demo video please visit under Demo Videos or



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Date Published: 8th July 2019

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