The Mini Bead Beater 96 disrupts microbial cells and plant and animal tissue by violently agitating up to forty-five 2 ml screw-cap micro vials or a 96 place deep-well microplate containing small ceramic or steel beads and disruption buffer. Resistant samples like spores or fibrous tissue are homogenized in 2-3 minutes in 0.1 to 1 ml of extraction medium. The high-speed mill can also be used to dry-grind friable or hard frozen samples.
Accessory 2 ml or 50 ml vial holders machined out of solid aluminum blocks available for strict temperature control (ice and liquid N2);
Digital speed control, variable from 1200-2400 rpm.
Programmable digital timer (1 sec to 5 min runtime);
Manual, flexible, and accurate;