LCLS Sample Preparation Lab Equipment List
The LCLS Sample Preparation Lab contains the following standard laboratory equipment: pH meters with standard buffers, analytical balances, microcentrifuges, vortex mixers, ultrasonic cleaning baths, magnetic stirrers, hot plates, glassware, ice machines and cold rooms. Specialty storage areas for samples include a -80 freezer, argon and nitrogen glove boxes, radiation contamination areas, inert atmosphere chambers, and cold rooms.
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|Equipment Name||Equipment Type||Photo||Description||Available for Checkout|
|BeadBug™ 3 Position Bead Homogenizer||Rotator||
Extremely powerful mixing for lysis, grinding or homogenization. Faster and more effective than tissue grinders. Mix 1, 2 or 3 tubes simultaneously. Extremely compact, less than 7" wide. Eliminates the cross contamination associated with hand held homogenizers
|Benchmark Incu-Shaker Mini||Temperature Control||
The Incu-Shaker™ Mini is the most compact shaking incubator in its class. Despite the remarkably small footprint, a large 11.5 x 9.5 in. work space accepts several platforms and a variety of flasks, tubes and other common vessels.
The standard platform (included) features a non-slip, rubber coated surface, ideal for tissue culture flasks, Petri dishes and staining trays.
|BioClave™ 16L Benchtop Autoclave||N/A||
Chamber Volume: 16L
|Buchi Vacuum Pump V-700||N/A||
The V-700 vacuum pump is a completely enclosed, quiet, chemically resistant PTFE diaphragm vacuum pump with transparent window heads for an easy visual of the diaphragms. It can be used for pumping all types of gases or vapors. With a flow rate of 1.8 m3/h and an ultimate vacuum of <10 mbar, the vacuum pump is optimally suited to work with the Rotavapor®.
|Carver Manual Pellet Press Model 4350.L||N/A||
Clamping force 12 tons
|Chemat Technology Spin-Coater KW-4A||N/A||
The Rugged, Portable Vibration-free and Design is Ideal for Research applications. A Two-Stage Spin Process allows dispensing at low speeds and homogenizing the Coating at High Speed. Features a Teflon®-coated Stainless Steel Coating Bowl. Shown in photo with a 2 inch diameter, CG Type Aluminum Vacuum Chuck.
|Corning 6795-420D Digital Stirring Hot Plate with Temperature Probe||Temperature Control||
Digital stirring hot plate, 5 inch x 7 inch ceramic top, temperature range: 5° to 550°C; stir range: 60 to 1150rpm. Includes external temperature controller probe (Corning 6795PR).
|Corning Low Speed Orbital Shaker||Rotator||
30 x 30 cm platform
|Denver Instrument Summit Series SI-114 Analytical Balance||Analytical Balance||
Capacity 110 g, Readability ±0.1 mg
|Eppendorf™ 5424 Microcentrifuge||Centrifuge||
Model 5424 is a versatile 24-place centrifuge that provides centrifugation speed up to 21,130 x g (15,000 rpm) with additional spin functions to satisfy all of your applications. The operating concept and overall design are based on in-depth ergonomic studies, making everyday routines faster and easier. Fits 1.5mL & 2.0mL microtubes.
|Eppendorf™ 5430R Microcentrifuge||Centrifuge||
Eppendorf 5430R is a versatile bench-top refrigerated centrifuge. Max speed : 17,500 RPM; Acceleration : 30,130 g; Temperature range : -11 to 40°C. Fixed angle rotor available to fit 6 x 15/50mL conical tubes (with adapters). Aerosol-tight rotor available to fit 30 x 1.5/2mL tubes.
|Eppendorf™ ThermoMixer||Temperature Control||
Eppendorf ThermoMixer is great for mixing and heating.Speed up to 3000 rpm. Temperature range of 1-100°C. Timer function range from 15 sec- 99:30 hr. Accuracy Max 0.5°C at 20-45°C. Available smart block plates are 1.5ml, 15ml and 50ml. Also has a lid with handle for conveinency.
|Fisherbrand™ Analog Vortex Mixer||Rotator||
Used for flasks, beakers, tubes and microwell plates
|Fisherbrand™ FS60D Tabletop Ultrasonic Cleaner||N/A||
Tank Capacity: 1-1/2 gal. (5.7 L)
|Fisherbrand™ MH Series Mechanical Heated Ultrasonic Cleaning Bath||N/A||
Capacity: 9.5L (2.5 gal.)
|Fisherbrand™ Pipet Controller Filler||Pipette||
Works with both glass and plastic pipets from 0.1 to 100mL. Blow-out bulb for use with blow-out pipets. Hydrophobic membrane filter reduces penetration by liquids. Allows aspiration up to 50mL with one compression. Fill rate is continuously variable with the pipetting lever.
P2, P10, P20, P100, P200, P1000, P10mL
|Indoor Walk-In 4°C Cold Room||Temperature Control||
Width: 120 in
|Leica M205C Stereo Microscope||Stereoscope||
Zoom Range: 7.8x - 160x
Resolution (1.0x): 525 lp/mm
Resolution (max): 1050 lp/mm
Visible Structure Width: 475 nm
Max NA*: 0.35
Object Field: ∅ 29.5 mm –1.44 mm
|Manitowoc Flake Ice Machine RF-0266A||Temperature Control|
|Milli-Q Integral Water System||Ultrapure Water||
Milli-Q Integral water system, resistivity = 18.2MΩ.cm, TOC < 5ppb, max. flow fate = 2 L/minute.
|Sanyo MIR-154 Cooled Incubator||Temperature Control||
The Panasonic MIR series offers accurate temperature control and uniformity in a wide range of temperatures, making them suitable for various general laboratory applications. Programmable temperature range: -10°C to 60°C; temperature uniformity: ±0.5°C
|Sanyo MPR-215F Biomedical Fridge/Freezer||Temperature Control||
SANYO MPR Series pharmaceutical refrigerator with freezer combines energy-saving storage solutions for uniformity,reliability and environmentally safe operations. SANYO designed refrigeration for precise and stable biologics storage. Fridge temperature range: 2°C to 14°C; freezer temperature range: -20°C to -30°C.
|Thermo Scientific™ Compact Digital Dry Bath/ Block Heater||Temperature Control||
Compact and lightweight dry bath with multiple block size inserts. Fast heating rate of 16min. Programmable temperature range: Ambient +2°C to 100°C; temperature uniformity: ≤ 0.5°C.
|Thermo Scientific™ Heratherm Compact Incubator||Temperature Control||
The Thermo Low Temperature incubator offers accurate temperature control and uniformity in a wide range of temperatures, making them suitable for various general laboratory applications. Removable shelves to accompany large sample sizes if needed. Programmable temperature range: 17° to 40°C; temperature uniformity: ±0.6°C°C. Capacity:6.1 cu ft.
|Thermo Scientific™ Lindberg/Blue M™ Moldatherm™ Box Furnace||Temperature Control||
Temperature Range (Metric) 0° to 1100°C
Dimensions (D x W x H) Interior 9 x 6 x 6 in. (22.9 x 15.2 x 15.2cm)
|Thermo Scientific™ NanoDrop 2000c Spectrophotometer||Sample Analysis||
NanoDrop 2000c offers the convenience of NanoDrop technology and a traditional cuvette for sample measurements. Sample size: 0.5 - 2.0 uL. Wavelength Range: 190-840 nm. Absorbance Range: 0.008 to 1.5. Disposable cuvettes available in the lab.
|Thermo Scientific™ Orion 2-Star pH Meter||pH Meter||
The Orion 2 STAR pH meter offers ease-of-use with simple three-button operation and economical, accurate measurement of pH, mV, and temperature in the laboratory. Specifically designed for environmental, industrial and educational applications.
|Thermo Scientific™ Tube Rotator||Rotator||
Interchangeable rotisseries accommodate different tube sizes for maximum flexiblity. Each paddle can be adjusted from 0-90 degrees.
|Thermo Scientific™ NanoDrop™ OneC Microvolume UV-Vis Spectrophotometer||Sample Analysis||
Wide spectral range (190-850 nm) for measuring a variety of samples types:
Peptides (205 nm)
Combining the patented** sample-retention system with cuvette capability accommodates low and high concentrations (2.0 - 27,500 ng/µL dsDNA and 0.06 - 820 mg/mL BSA)
|VWR 360° Multi-Functional Tube Rotator||Rotator||
The PTR-35 360° multifunction rotator provides a flexible mixing option. Great for mixing microtubes at multiple 360° rotations. Timer from 1min-24hr with automatic shut off. Can also be used between 4-40°C in an incubator or cold room.
|Xtal Concepts SpecroLight 600||Sample Analysis||
SpectroLight 600 is designed to apply in situ dynamic light scattering (in situ DLS) to standard SBS-plates. In situ DLS is capable to detect nucleation non-invasively long before crystals appear. The user can track each drop‘s progress towards crystallization. The instrument can be applied for storage buffer optimization, and specific detergent identification for membrane proteins solubility. It allows a quick screen of sample stability and quality, aging, oxidation, temperature denaturation, and chemical degradation.