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96R & 96S Magnet Plates

Alpaqua offers two (2) 96-well magnet plates for general use, the 96R Ring Magnet Plate and the 96S Super Magnet Plate, which provide efficient magnetic bead separation for a variety of applications.

Plate Features
    • Integrated spring cushion technology for complete liquid removal without tip occlusion
    • Ring magnets provide for rapid bead capture and allow complete removal of supernatants, wash buffers and eluates from the well bottom
    • Optimized for robotic access
    • Strong NdFeB magnets for efficient bead capture
    • Compatible with common magnetic bead chemistries and protocols for product and application flexibility

The Alpaqua 96R and 96S magnet plates contain ring-shaped Neodymium-Iron-Boron (NdFeB) magnets which lead to rapid magnetic bead segregation in a circle around the perimeter of each well bottom. This leaves a bead-free area of several millimeters in diameter in the center of the well allowing pipet tips to efficiently aspirate sample supernatant, wash fluids, or eluates.The 96S magnet plate contains stronger magnets than the 96R, which allows for faster bead separations.

All Alpaqua magnet plates contain integrated Spring Cushion Technology. This technology allows plates to give way when tips come in contact with a well bottom, thus compensating for physical tolerances between labware and pipettors that can compromise precision aspiration. 

Additionally, the 96R and 96S plates were designed with automation in mind. They have an SBS footprint to fit into standard liquid handler plate nests, plate hotels, and stackers. Gripper grooves on the long sides provide space for robotic arms or grippers when moving microplates on and off the magnet plates.

Alpaqua 96R Ring Magnet Plate

The 96R is ideal for separation volumes up to 350 µl in 96-well PCR plates (skirted or non-skirted) and round-bottom microplates (e.g. Corning Costar 3795 series).

Alpaqua 96S Super Magnet Plate

The 96S contains stronger magnets than our standard 96R Ring Magnet plate. Use the 96S Super Magnet Plates for large volume separations of up to 1 ml, or for faster separations of smaller volumes.

Alpaqua 96-Well Ring Magnet Plates (96R/A001219, 96S/A001322, and 96M/A000250) are compatible with a variety of microplate types such as PCR plates, deepwell plates, U- & V-bottom plates and most skirted, non-skirted, and semi-skirted 96-well PCR plates. (One example of a PCR plate that does NOT work is the full-skirted Eppendorf® twin.tec 96 well PCR plate because the wells do not reach far enough into the magnet ring. The semi-skirted and non-skirted versions of this plate are fine.). This product is generally not recommended for use with flat bottom plates.

Below is a list of sample plates we have used over the years that work well. This list is not comprehensive. There are many plates not specifically listed below that are fully compatible with 96R, 96S, and 96M Magnet Plates. If you would like to use a plate that is not on the list, submit a sample to Alpaqua and we will test it.

All three 96-well ring magnet plates are mutually compatible - if a plate fits on one, it fits on all three.

Corning Costar 3795
96 Well Round Bottom Plate, Polystyrene

ABgene AB-2800 SuperPlate™
96 Well PCR Plate, Skirted
ABgene AB-1100 Thermo-Fast® 96 PCR Detection Plate
ABgene AB-1127
1.2ML Square Well Storage Plate, Low Profile
ABgene AB-0661
2.2 ml Square Well Round Bottom Storage Plate

Ritter riplate® sw
96 Deep Well Round Bottom Plate, PP, 2 ml/well

* All trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

Ring-shaped magnets pull magnetic beads to the well perimeter allowing for maximum aspiration of supernatants, wash solutions and eluates
96R & 96S Magnet Plates contain integrated Spring Cushion Technology
96R Magnet Plates are recommended for use with separation volumes up to 350 µl
96S Magnet Plates have stronger magnets and are recommended for use with larger separation volumes up to 1 ml or viscous samples
96R & 96S Magnet Plates are compatible with a variety of microplate types such as PCR plates and U- & V-bottom plates
96S Magnet Plates are compatible with a variety of microplate types including deepwell plates for large volume separations
Alpaqua offers a line of magnet plates for use with 24-well, 96-well, 96-deepwell and 384-well microplates
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96R Ring Magnet Plate
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ABgene AB-2800 SuperPlate™ - 96 Well PCR Plate, Skirted
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Corning Costar 3795 96 Well Round Bottom Plate, Polystyrene
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ABgene AB-0661 - 2.2 ml Square Well Round Bottom Storage Plate
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ABgene AB-1127 - 1.2 ml Square Well Storage Plate, Low Profile
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ABgene AB-1100 Thermo-Fast® 96 PCR Detection Plate
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ABgene AB-1111 - Thermo-Fast® 384 Diamond PCR Plate
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384 Post Magnet Plate Cat. No. A001222
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96S Super Magnet Plate Cat. No. A001322
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96R Ring Magnet Plate Cat. No. A001219
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Ritter riplate® sw - 96 Deep Well Round Bottom Plate, PP, 2 ml/well
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After just a few minutes of settle time the magnetic beads form a ring at the well bottom, leaving an area of several millimeters diameter to remove supernatant without disturbing the beads. Settle times depend on sample volume and viscosity, magnet strength, and bead characteristics. Typical numbers are 2 - 15 minutes.
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The 96M Magnum Plate contains our most powerful ring magnets for the 96 well format. The magnets are both bigger and stronger, making separations up to 40% faster when compared to the 96S Super Magnet Plate.
 
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