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Porvair Sciences to Feature on Sky TV

Published: January 3 2018

Porvair Sciences Ltd, a leading supplier of separation and filtration technology for life science and healthcare applications, is hitting the small screen in a special showcase of its healthcare expertise. Porvair was chosen to be part of a

High Volume Microplates

Published: June 12 2014

Precisely manufactured to SLAS/ANSI specifications - Porvair Sciences 24-well deep well plates permit users to simply undertake multiple, high volume (10ml / well) experiments in a single unit maximising both productivity and operational flexibility

New Multilayer Flask Enhances Cell Culture Production

Published: May 23 2014

Porvair Sciences has announced a new 5-layer cell culture flask developed to fulfil the need of the growing number of applications that require large numbers of cells.    While single layer flasks are well proven for small-scale

Double O-ring Ensures High Integrity Cap Mat Seal

Published: March 12 2014

Porvair Sciences has introduced new silicone cap mats for its range of 2ml deep well storage blocks. Incorporating a novel double O-ring feature - the new silicone cap mats ensure a tight liquid proof seal every time. Such is the quality of the seal

ChIP Enzymatic Shearing Kit

Published: January 27 2014

Porvair Sciences has announced a new Chromatrap Enzymatic Shearing Kit that contains all the necessary reagents and buffers for up to 10 chromatin preparations. The success of a ChIP assay is highly dependent on the quality of chromatin

Protein Precipitation Sample Preparation Kit

Published: January 14 2014

The Combipack™ from Porvair Sciences has been introduced for laboratories tasked with protein precipitation sample preparation. Comprising five colour coded Porvair P3 protein precipitation plates and five 1ml deep well collection plates the

Adaptable Semi-Automatic Microplate Sealer

Published: December 12 2013

The MiniSeal II semi-automatic microplate sealer from Porvair Sciences comes complete with adapters enabling it to process deep well, shallow well, low profile deep well, filter and assay plates that conform to the ANSI / SLAS standard format.

Compact All-In-One Multiple Format Mixer

Published: November 12 2013

Porvair Sciences has introduced the Co-Mix - an accurate, reliable, compact and simple-to-use multi-format mixer. Operated via an intuitive touchscreen the Co-Mix offers effortless changing between mixing of 96- and 384-well microplates in

ChIP Assay Plate for High Throughput Epigenomics

Published: October 28 2013

Porvair Sciences has announced that it will officially launch Chromatrap®96 HT – an innovative 96-well chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) assay plate at Epigenomics of Common Diseases (Wellcome Trust, Cambridge, UK) from 7th-10th

Ultra-Flat Glass Bottom Plates Optimise Imaging of Growing Cells

Published: October 8 2013

Porvair Sciences new generation Krystal™ glass bottom plates are precision manufactured using a proprietary process resulting in excellent light transmission and an ultra-flat optical plane (+/- 15µm) making them perfect for imaging

Starter Kit for SPE Sample Preparation

Published: September 23 2013

Porvair Sciences has announced the Microlute SPE sample preparation starter kit. This kit contains everything needed to begin productive SPE sample preparation in a 96 well plate format, including two development filter plates and a popular C18

Robot-Compatible Automatic Dry Down Station

Published: September 10 2013

Porvair Sciences will officially launch the UltraVap Mistral robot-compatible automatic dry down station at Biotechnica 2013 (Hannover, Germany).   Drawing upon Porvair’s market leading position in nitrogen blow down evaporation

Deep Well Plate Delivers True 2ml Capacity

Published: September 3 2013

Porvair Sciences has developed the first 96-well round deep well plate that genuinely delivers 2.00 ml liquid capacity / well in an automation compatible SLAS / ANSI footprint. The revolutionary "common wall" design provides a full 2ml

Large Volume Plates for Storage / Transport Applications

Published: August 21 2013

Porvair Sciences offers a range of high quality, large volume microplates (5ml, 7ml and 10ml)

Reference Guide to Microplate Chemical Compatibility

Published: August 13 2013

Porvair Sciences has announced a new version of its Chemical Compatibility Chart that provides an easy-to-use reference guide detailing the chemical resistance of membranes and matrices used in microplates to a wide range of common laboratory

Novel Microplate Design Eliminates Well-to-Well Crosstalk

Published: June 19 2013

To address performance limiting well-to-well crosstalk inherent in most assay plates – Porvair Sciences has developed the Krystal 2000 microplate range.  Incorporating unique individual clear cups molded into either a black or white

Barcoding Service for 24-, 48-, 96- and 384-well Microplates

Published: April 4 2013

Porvair Sciences has announced a new barcoding service for its complete range of 24-, 48-, 96- and 384-well microplates. High quality barcode labels can be affixed to any side of a Porvair microplate to assist in ensuring sample traceability.

Porvair Launches HPLC Sample Evaporators

Published: March 1 2013

Porvair Sciences announces new versions of its MiniVap and UltraVap blowdown evaporators that use warm air or nitrogen to speed up the evaporation of common HPLC solvents such as dichloromethane, methanol and acetonitrile from sample vials,

Untreated Microplates for Growing Cells in Suspension

Published: February 20 2013

Porvair Sciences has announced a new range of 12-, 24-, 48- and 96 well format untreated polystyrene culture microplates for growing cells in stationary suspension or other applications where reduced cell attachment is desired. Untreated

Parallel Sample Preparation System for HPLC Vials

Published: January 25 2013

Porvair Sciences has announced a new version of its MiniVap™ Blowdown Evaporator able to quickly and safely remove solvent from up to 48 vials in parallel. Made from solvent resistant black polypropylene the new MiniVap Vial Holder has

Protecting Light Sensitive Samples From Degradation

Published: November 15 2012

To protect light sensitive samples - Porvair Sciences offers a selection of high quality, black microplates and seals that eliminate sample degradation, even over long storage periods.  Manufactured from ultra-pure grade polypropylene,

Large Microplate Well Surface Area Promotes Efficient Cell Growth

Published: November 13 2012

Offering 24 high volume (3.1ml) wells in an industry standard 96-well plate footprint, the Krystal 24 from Porvair Science provides a large surface area per well, enabling unmatched cell growth. Constructed in ultra-pure grade polystyrene,

Shallow Plates Increase Storage Capacity

Published: October 15 2012

Porvair Sciences has developed a range of shallow 96-well plates for storage / collection applications in the fields of cell biology, molecular biology, drug discovery, screening and genomics. The new shallow plates are available with well

Cap Strips Offer Targeted Area Microplate Sealing

Published: September 18 2012

Porvair Sciences has introduced a new range of cap strips that provide high integrity sealing of deep well plates (2ml, 1ml and 350ul square well) as well as its Microlute 96 well SPE/Protein Precipitation plates. The new caps come in strips of

Combipack Lowers Cost of Protein Precipitation Sample Preparation

Published: September 10 2012

The Combipack™ is Porvair Sciences economic response to the growing use of protein precipitation separation techniques in chromatography labs. Comprising four Porvair p3 protein precipitation plates and four 1ml deep well collection plates

96-well SPE Cleanup & Analyte Enrichment

Published: August 13 2012

The Microlute™ 96 well SPE microplate from Porvair Sciences is designed to automate solid phase extraction cleanup and analyte enrichment in busy laboratories. To provide an optimised solution to your application - Porvair Sciences offers

High Grade Deep Well Plates

Published: July 17 2012

Deep well polypropylene microplates from Porvair Sciences are shown in a new applications report to contain almost no significant levels of leachable or extractable compounds which might affect the integrity of stored samples. The report shows

Multi-Well Plates Ensure High Filtered Sample Integrity

Published: July 10 2012

The need for reliable methods to purify samples and improve assays has led Porvair Sciences to develop a range of proprietary multi-well filtration microplates optimised for applications including cell harvesting, DNA separations, binding studies,

Provair Sciences - Self Standing Centrifuge Tubes

Published: June 25 2012

Porvair Sciences 50mL clear polypropylene (PP) self-standing centrifuge tubes combine ease of use, chemical resistance and high speed tolerance. The circular collar around the base allows the centrifuge tube to stand up on a bench without

Sterile Glass Bottom Assay Plates

Published: May 23 2012

Precision engineered Krystal™ glass bottom plates from Porvair Sciences are manufactured using a polystyrene upper and a borosilicate glass sheet fixed to the base with a biocompatible adhesive.  This proprietary process results in

Gas Permeable Adhesive Seals for Live Cell Assays

Published: April 10 2012

Porvair Sciences announces the introduction of the 500120 series gas permeable adhesive microplate seals. These unique gas permeable adhesive seals allow uniform air and carbon dioxide (CO2) exchange, but prevent moisture evaporation making

Heat Sealer reproducibly seals microplates of all types & sizes

Published: March 15 2012

The new MiniSeal Plus heat sealer from Porvair Sciences operates with a very high force thereby ensuring high integrity sealing of deep well or even irregularly shaped microplates. Building upon the proven track record of Porvair's trusted

Flip Cap Centrifuge Tubes

Published: March 7 2012

Porvair Sciences has introduced a new range of high grade polypropylene flip cap centrifuge tubes that combine ease of use, chemical resistance and high speed tolerance. Designed for easy one-handed operation the secure leak proof flip cap lid

ELISA Microplates for Diagnostic and Immunological Research

Published: February 16 2012

Porvair Sciences has announced a new range of high performance 96- well ELISA microplates for diagnostic and immunological research applications. Available with a choice of surface binding coatings an optimised Porvair ELISA microplate can be

Easy-To-Use Electronic Pipette Filler

Published: February 10 2012

The Ultrajet pipette controller from Porvair Sciences is an easy-to-use electronic pipette filler. Ergonomically designed the Ultrajet is quick and simple to operate and can be used for extended periods of time without discomfort. Large buttons

Expanded Range of Tissue Culture Treated Microplates

Published: January 10 2012

Porvair Sciences has expanded its range of tissue culture treated clear bottomed microplates. Now available in 6-, 12-, 24- and 96-well formats - the bottom surface of Porvair tissue culture treated microplates is treated to enhance cellular att

Optimised PCR plates for all thermal cyclers and sequencers

Published: December 20 2011

Manufactured from polypropylene for extra rigidity the Porvair Sciences range of high quality PCR plates are compatible with the majority of 96- and 384-well block PCR and sequencing instruments, including FAST sequencers. Summarised in an easy-

Cell Culture Dishes for all Applications

Published: November 17 2011

Porvair Sciences has introduced a new line of cell culture dishes that support a range of applications and growth of many important cell types including primary cells, stem cells, neuronal, mesenchymal, hepatocyte, and endothelial cells. Availab

Low Profile Deep Well Plate Increases Storage Capacity

Published: November 11 2011

Porvair Sciences has introduced a low profile deep well microplate designed to make optimum use of storage space in HPLC autosamplers, robotic stackers and freezers. The new low profile 96-well deep well plate achieves a storage volume of 1.6ml

Entry Level Electronic Microplate Sealer

Published: October 20 2011

Porvair Sciences reports that its entry level MiniSeal microplate sealer is proving popular with laboratories handling smaller batches of plates and in particular those tasked with sealing deep well plates that require extra pressure. Designed f

Personal Evaporator for HPLC Sample Preparation From Porvair Sciences

Published: April 4 2011

The MiniVap™ Blowdown Evaporator from Porvair Sciences takes just minutes to remove volatile organic solvents from your HPLC fractions collected in 24- or 96-well microplates. Compact in design the affordably priced MiniVap™ is simple to install,