The AutoMate 1200 by Beckman Coulter automates receipt, decapping, aliquoting, sorting, and archiving of patient specimens.

Lab Operations

Right-Sizing Laboratory Automation

While automation has long been regarded as an important means for clinical laboratories to achieve greater efficiency and accuracy, some laboratories have in the past been slow to adopt automation as a broad strategy.

ATUMtome 640

Equipment

Ultramicrotome Enables High-Volume Section Handling

The ATUMtome, an automated tape-collecting ultramicrotome from RMC Products and Zeiss, uses an innovative tape collecting method that facilitates the efficient sectioning and handling of large volumes of biological samples for 3-D image reconstruction.