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Intelispeed Washer IW-8 is designed for washing of standard flat-bottom 96 well plates and microstrips. The unit is fully programmable ensuring multi-step solution ripening, aspiration (aspiration, combination of aspiration/liquid dispensing and soaking, as well as soaking cycle during a particular period of time).

The unit has 100 user-defined programs. Standard version is supplied with 8-channel washing  head for dispensing/aspiration, 3 bottles for washing and rinsing solutions, a waste bottle and bottle with filter. Optional 4-channel washing solution weight logger, 4 CHW Logger is available.

The unit is designed for washing standard 96-well plates during analyses.

The unit provides:

  • Washing mode
  • Rinsing mode
  • Mixing mode
  • Double aspiration
  • Possibility of additional solution mixing during time gap between two work cycles
  • Possibility to use microtest plates by different manufacturers, ensured by automated plate set up (adjusting to different depths of plate wells)
  • Plate and strip washing mode
  • User-defined programs with adjustable parameters
  • Saving work programs

The unit is designed for use in closed laboratory rooms at temperatures from +10°С to +35°С and relative humidity up to 80% at +25°С decreasing linearly to 50% relative humidity at 35°C.

4-channel washing solution weight logger, 4 CHW Logger provides automatic control of rinsing solution and waste volumes. The washer shows remaining volume for each bottle as percentage and gives a warning message in case of low solution volume or full waste bottle  when 4 CHW Logger is connected.


Minimum dispense volume 25 μl
Maximum dispense volume 1600 μl
Dispense increment 25 μl
Dispensing accuracy ±2.5%
Allowed residual liquid volume in plate well not more than 2 μl
Number of wells washed simultaneously 8
Number of washing cycles 1–15
Aspiration time 0.2–3 s
Aspiration/dispensing speed 3 levels
Max. number of channels in a program 2
Choice of 3 washing liquid bottles +
Soaking time 0–300 s (increment 10 s)
Shaking time 0–150 s (increment 5 s)
Number of washed rows 1 – 12
Time of plate single wash (350 μl), not more 45 s
Number of programs 101
Plate platform and washing head movement automated
Indication of operation modes LCD, 8-line
Overall dimensions (W×D×H) 375 × 345 × 180 мм
Weight 9.6 kg
Input current/power consumption 12 V DC, 1.8 A / 22 W
External power supply Input AC 100–240 V; 50/60 Hz; Output DC 12 V

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