The Life Science Stovall ‘The Belly Dancer’ BDRAA115S Orbital Platform Shaker is a specialized laboratory equipment designed to provide an oscillating motion to a variety of samples such as cell cultures, bacterial cultures, and suspensions, in order to facilitate mixing, aeration, and chemical reactions.
The purpose of this platform shaker is to provide a uniform and consistent shaking action that allows for the efficient mixing of samples, as well as to maintain cells and microorganisms in suspension during experimental procedures. The shaking motion of the Belly Dancer enables researchers to carry out applications such as staining, hybridization, cell growth, protein expression, and other biochemical reactions that require a homogenous mixing of samples.
The Belly Dancer features a large shaking platform and adjustable speed controls that allow researchers to select the appropriate shaking speed, angle, and duration for their specific application. The platform also has a non-slip surface and is equipped with a timer that can be programmed to automatically turn off the shaker after a certain amount of time.
Overall, the purpose of the Life Science Stovall ‘The Belly Dancer’ BDRAA115S Orbital Platform Shaker is to provide researchers with a versatile, reliable, and easy-to-use platform for a variety of shaking applications in life science research.
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5 Best Things:
- Oscillating motion: The Belly Dancer provides an oscillating motion that can accommodate a wide range of sample types and sizes, making it a versatile tool in the laboratory. It can be used for gentle mixing, vigorous shaking, and even for microarray hybridization, washing, and incubation.
- Large shaking platform: The Belly Dancer has a large shaking platform that can accommodate a variety of sample vessels, from microplates to large flasks, bottles, and beakers. This allows researchers to run multiple experiments simultaneously or to scale up their experiments.
- Precise speed control: The Belly Dancer has an adjustable speed control that allows for precise control of the shaking speed, ranging from 3 to 80 rpm. This enables researchers to select the optimal shaking speed for their specific application and to achieve consistent and reproducible results.
- Easy-to-use: The Belly Dancer is user-friendly, with a simple control panel and an intuitive interface that makes it easy to set the shaking speed and time. The platform also comes with non-slip mats to ensure that samples do not slip during shaking, which can be an important consideration for some experiments.
- Compact and lightweight: The Belly Dancer is designed to be compact and lightweight, making it easy to move and store in a crowded laboratory. It also has a quiet operation, which minimizes disturbance to researchers and provides a more comfortable working environment.