The xxplates are sealed by welding on a heat film prior to performing the PCR. It is therefore not possible to re-use the xxplates. This would also enable contamination to take place.
The xxpress® centrifuge has a special rotor adapted to accommodate the xxplates.
Are the plates and seals for the xxpress custom, or can I obtain consumable plates from other vendors?
The xxplates used in the system are custom designed for the xxpress®. Both the xxplates and heat films are only available through BJS Biotechnologies approved distributors, check the website to find your local supplier. The plates are in 24 well, [...]