Automatic plunge freezer (Vitrobot)
Company: FEI Company
Model: Vitrobot Mark IV
The Vitrobot is an automated vitrification device for plunge-freezing of aqueous suspensions. A controlled environment prevents artefacts. Grids transfer from the vitrification medium into liquid nitrogen is automatic, ensuring reproducible sample freezing and high sample throughput.
- Temperature, number of blottings, blotting pressure, and drain time can be programmed.
- Easy and flexible instrument control.
- Semi-automated grid transfer.
- Frozen samples can be stored at the NEUROPHOTONICS CENTRE in the cryo-biological storage system.
Vitrobot Mark IV