CALLI ® Automated Liquid and Powder Handling Platform

Elegant, Evolutionary & Flexible Pipetting Robot Combining Liquid Handling with Powder Handling and Weighing

CALLI

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CALLI combines automatic liquid and powder handling with precision weighing in a single system and opens up new dimensions in workbench automation for sample handling and preparation as well as sample management.

Proven reliable X,Y,Z-platform with 4 independent Z-drives for liquid and powder handling and an integrated robotic arm for gripping vials, tubes, plates and pick-up tools, which can then be placed in any position of the workbench area.

Unique new hardware approach The precision balance is positioned outside the workbench still within reach of the robotic arm. The balance stand avoids any mechanical distortion, minimizing the settling time, improving the sensitivity and therefore increasing the throughput.

Designed for customization To meet individual requirements, it can be equipped with vortexers, hotplates, cooling plates, stirrers, reactor blocks, incubators or other modules from our extensive range of tools. The unique software allows the customer to even integrate his own modules. For special applications we offer the service of integration of custom modules.

CALLI -plus is an optional sample management software package, offering sorting functions such as “Hit Picking” of vials and micro tubes by individual sample properties (barcode, weight, product data) and any combination of internal and external database values and entries. The sorting instructions can be set up from an Excel-sheet and SQL-commands. CALLI- plus produces report protocols which can be formatted to individual requirements, in printed form or into special data formats for peripheral systems and host computers.

System Configuration


Platform: X-,Y-, Z-platform, with independent Z-drives and built-in robotic arm
Balance: High Quality 5-place balance with automatic door
Barcode Reading: High resolution CCD-camera for tubes and vials

Liquid Handling:
CALLI
8 precision syringe pumps (syringes from 500 µl to 5ml)
8 independent probes with variable spacing (min 8 mm, max 340 mm)
Capacitance level detection on each liquid probe

Powder handling:
REDI plus Varix

1 VARIX, variable software-controlled powder pipette 1-300 ul
Vacuum and positive pressure powder cleaning station

Liquid & Powder Handling:
LIPOS Varix
Up to 7 precision syringe pumps (syringes from 500 ul to 5 ml)
Up to 7 independent probes with flexible spacing (min 8 mm, max 340 mm)
Capacitance level detection on each liquid probe
1 VARIX, variable software-controlled powder pipette 1-300 ul
Vacuum and positive pressure powder cleaning station

Options

Balance: 5-place balance, deionization
Vortexer: Heavy Duty Vortexer, 20-800 rpm, 2,5 kg payload
Desyre®Mix, 100-1.800 rpm. 1,5kg payload, heating RT to 150°C
Disposable Tips: Disposable Tip adaptor for 100, 230 and 1.000ul conductive tips
Barcode Reader 2: for test plates and racks: high resolution CCD-camera and decoder
REDI: powder pipettes, fixed volume or manually adjustable tip, disposable tip adapter
Pick-up Tools: for vial-, tube- and plate transport

Technical data

Power: 90 to 250 Volts AC, 50-60 Hertz, 300 Watts
Dimensions: Work space: 900 (workbench) + 300mm (balance) x 290 x 150 mm (WxDxH)
Overall dimensions: Vary by the size of the configured system.