Thermo Scientific™

Cytomat™ SkyLine Automated Plate Storage and Delivery System

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Lab Automation

Use the Thermo Scientific™ Cytomat™ SkyLine automated plate storage and delivery system to address the high throughput needs of busy pharmaceutical and biotechnology laboratories. With 14 stackers, the high- capacity, sequential Cytomat Skyline system stores 728 microplates, or any combination of stacks of different plate types, lids, and tip boxes. The system provides rapid plate access in under 12 seconds. Its built-in plate sequencer offers safe separation and precise centering of labware for optimal transfer placement. The system also receives and loads plates back into the system, eliminating additional storage needs. The optional plate lift device enables up to 150 mm of transfer position range, allowing flexible placement of the Cytomat SkyLine in a laboratory automation system.

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Fast and dependable
  • Fastest-in-class plate access time
  • Centering accuracy ±0.3 mm supports lidding of plates and backloading after assay set-up
Designed for the user
  • Stacker sensors calculate how many plates are in a stacker
  • LED indicators show whether it is busy or idle and warn if there is an error
Future proofed, easy integration
  • Uses the standard Cytomat command set
  • Interface via RS232 or Ethernet
Adaptable to your needs
  • Suitable for a variety of applications and requirements, including high content screening:
    • Shallow well plates
    • 96 and 384 to 1536 well plates
    • Lids
    • Tip boxes
    • Sealed plates
  • Processed labware can be returned to the stacker for ambient storage and incubation with lids/seals