Increase throughput with a reduced footprint

Experience remarkable speed, precise motion, and consistent, accurate plate placement with our automated microplate movers and robots. Highly flexible, efficient, and safe, our full range of microplate handling automation technologies are designed to provide industrial performance in benchtop size—increasing efficiency while reducing your lab's footprint.

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Thermo Scientific™ automation products and solutions have the industry's largest install base. Our best-in-class laboratory automation systems are designed to easily integrate with your existing products and services, offering a compelling solution to most automation challenges.

The Thermo Scientific™ Spinnaker™ robot allows you to easily automate your workflow. This 4-axis SCARA-type robot is well suited for a variety of research areas, including synthetic biology, drug discovery, and biotechnology. With integrated vision, the Spinnaker microplate mover provides self-correcting precision as well as powerful sample tracking and inventory management.

The Thermo Scientific™ Orbitor™ RS is a high-speed benchtop microplate mover offering reliable industrial-sized performance with totally flexible plate handling, increased throughput, and high storage capacity.  Its extensive vertical reach allows multiple stacked or high density instruments to be loaded in a small footprint, and a bi-directional telescoping arm provides superior reach, improved user safety, and unlimited base rotations within a 360° workspace.

This highly configurable SCARA robot automates applications from simple instrument loading to more complex, integrated workflows. With flexible, user-defined options, the Thermo Scientific™ VaLet™ Robot has a four-axis plus servo-gripper and the capacity to access single and multiple arrayed nests. Flexibility is enhanced with an on-board re-grip station and high capacity random or sequential storage for up to 45 or 120 microplates, respectively.