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Combiracks

Freezer Racks

Bench Racks

Cryoboxes

Cryogenic Workstation

MultiRack

PCR Racks

Test Tube Racks

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Combirack

CombirackWhether you are looking for versatility or specialised racking systems, Alpha has a broad range to meet your needs.  The ever popular, Combirack is equally suited to everyday working use and longer-term storage. These reversible racks will accept 0.5 ml tubes on one face and 1.5 – 2ml tubes on the other, or a combination of both if using the Combirack Junior.  Clear lids to protect your samples during storage are also available for these autoclavable polypropylene racks.

  • Great replacement for card or metal racks
  • Fits 0.5, 1.5 or 2ml tubes
  • Moulded indexing for your convenience
  • Lid included to protect your samples

Combirack Junior

The combirack Junior is perfect for use as a working rack during sequencing procedures. One side has 32 wells for 0.5ml type tubes with 8 larger positions for 1.5 or 2.0ml tubes. The other side has the opposition configuration: 32 positions for 1.5ml or 2.0ml tubes with 8 smaller positions. Both sides have moulded indexing.

  • Ideal for sequencing procedures
  • Fits 0.5, 1.5 or 2.0ml tubes
  • Moulded indexing
  • Lid included
Combirack Junior
Product Code Description Dimensions (mm) Pack Size Price Add to Cart
LW5440AS* Combirack Junior Assorted 169L x 85W x 50H lid on 5 £41.00
LW5440 Combirack Junior Natural 169L x 81W x 27H lid off 5 £37.30

*Other colours available. Please enquire for details.

Combirack 64-place

64-place Combirack has 8 rows and 8 columns in a 133mm square making this a great replacement for card or metal racks. They also have moulded indexing for easy reference

Combirack Junior
Product Code Description Dimensions (mm) Pack Size Price Add to Cart
LW5640AS* Combirack 64-Place Assorted 129L x 129W x 44H lid on 5 £32.50
LW5640 Combirack 64-Place Natural 1129L x 129W x 31H lid off 5 £26.00

Combirack Standard 96-Place

The most popular Combirack! 8 rows and 12 columns with moulded indexing for easy reference.

  • Layout corresponds to 96+well plates
  • Fits 0.5, 1.5 or 2.0ml tubes
  • Moulded indexing
  • Lid can be ordered separately
Combirack Standard 96-Place
Product Code Description Dimensions (mm) Pack Size Price Add to Cart
LW5220AS* Combirack Standard Assorted 212L x 113W x 50H lid on 5 £27.50
LW5220 Combirack Standard Natural 212L x 113W x 22H lid off 5 £24.50
LW5122 Lid for Standard Combiracks n/a 5 £11.80

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Freezer Racks

50 Position Freezer RackFor sample transportation or compact freezer storage Alpha’s hinged 50 and 100 position racks are ideal when working with 1.5-2ml vials but storage options for larger 15ml and 50 ml centrifuge tubes are also included in our range.  We are also pleased to offer both cryogenic vial workstation racks and dedicated storage boxes specifically designed for use with our range of cryogenic vials.  The cryogenic vial workstations are designed with an integral locking ring at the base of each well, which couples with our free-standing cryovials to prevent the vial from rotating when you are unscrewing the cap and facilitating one-handed manipulation. See below for more details.

  • Temperature range –90 to 120C
  • Hinged lid
  • Different versions fit 1.5 to 50ml tubes
Freezer Racks
Product Code Description Dimensions (mm) Pack Size Price Add to Cart
LW5725N 50 Position Freezer Rack natural* 139L x 86W x 54H 5 £23.45
LW5725AS 50 Position Freezer Rack assorted 139L x 86W x 54H 5 £26.50
LW5750N 100 Position Freezer Rack natural* 139L x 151W x 54H 5 £34.70
LW5750AS 100 Position Freezer Rack assorted 139L x 151W x 54H 5 £34.70
LW5700 81 Position Freezer Rack natural* 139L x 129W x 45H 5 £25.00
LW5700AS 81 Posistion Freezer Rack assorted 139L x 129W x 45H 5 £25.00
LW5760 15ml Freezer Rack with lid, green (36x15ml tubes) 144L x 144W x 127H 2 £21.40
LW5740 50ml Freezer Rack with lid, blue (16x50ml tubes) 144L x 144W x 127H 2 £21.40

 

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Bench Racks

For versatility our Four-Way Benchracks are valuable additions to the lab, depending upon orientation these racks will accept almost any tube.  The Four-Way Benchracks will interlock to provide expandable storage for 50ml or 15 ml centrifuge tubes additionally each unit can be used as a stand alone rack, the four working faces offering distinct configurations to accept 0.5ml, 1.5-2ml, 15 ml or 50ml tubes in turn. 

  • Interlocking and expandable racking system
  • Fits 0.5, 1.5 2.0 and 50ml tubes
  • Suitable for ULT freezer use (-90C)
Will Hold the following number of tubes
Tube Diameter No of Tubes
50ml 30mm 4
15ml 16-17mm 12
1.5-2.0ml 12mm 32
0.5ml 8mm 32
Four Way Bench Racks
Product Code Description Dimensions (mm) Pack Size Price Add to Cart
LW5840AS* 4-Way CombiRack Assorted 171L x 54W x 91H 5 £32.00
£22.40
LW5840 4-Way CombiRack Natural 171L x 54W x 91H 5 £29.00
£20.30

*Other colours are available.Please enquire for details.

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Cryoboxes

Storage boxesMade of extra strong polycarbonate, these durable cryogenic storage boxes are designed to be used at temperatures between –196 and 121C. Different models are available to accommodate 25, 81 or 100 cryogenic vials from 1.2 to 5ml.

A transparent cover allows the user to see the contents of the box and is keyed to the base to prevent misalignment. Printed with a series of squares (numbered 1 to 25, 1 to 81 or 1 to 100) the surface accepts writing with markers, facilitating inventory control.

On the 25 and 81 place Cryoboxes there is a unique colour coding system of coloured plastic grids to separate the cover from the base. On 100 place boxes, a colour base instead of a grid is used. An innovative vial picker is supplied with each storage box for quick removal of vials. A choice of four popluar colours are available.

  • Writing surface has numbered squares for easy sample identification
  • Stackable
  • Four colours available for better colour-coding
  • Drain holes under base
  • Made to fit metal racks
  • Autoclavable
  • Air-vents minimise condensation
  • Suitable for –196C
  • Vials visible through transparent cover
Cryoboxes
Product Code Description Dimensions Pack Size Price Add to Cart
LW3455B 25 Position Cryobox 1-2ml vials, blue 76 x 72 x 52mm 8 £34.50
LW3440B 81 Position Cryobox 1-2ml vials, blue 133 x 133 x 52mm 4 £28.00
LW3450B 81 Position Cryobox 3-5ml vials, blue 133 x 133 x 95mm 5 £47.50
LW3445B* 100 Position Cryobox 1-2ml vials, blue 133 x 133 x 52mm 4 £28.00

Other colours available - please replace B with the appropriate suffix: G=Green, R=Red, Y=Yellow

*Only suitable for internally threaded cryovials

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Cryogenic Vial Workstation

Made from durable polypropylene, each rack will securely hold up to 50 vials.

Each well houses an integral locking ring that couples with the locking base of all our free-standing vials prevent it from rotating when unscrewing the cap, perfect for when your other hand has a pipette in it!

  • Anti-skid rubber feet for safety
  • 50 alpha-numerically indexed vial positions
  • Tough polypropylene construction ensures durability
  • Strong handles make racks easy and safe to carry
Cryogenic Vial Workstation
Product Code Description Pack Size Price Add to Cart
LW3400B Cryogenic Vial Workstation, blue 4 £45.00
LW3400R Cryogenic Vial Workstation, red 4 £45.00

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MultiRack

Multirack pictureThe MultiRack is available in three models to accommodate a full range of laboratory test tubes and centrifuge tubes up to 30mm in diameter. Made of highly resistant acetal polymer, it will not shatter or stain on contact with most laboratory chemicals. It also has no coating that can chip, peel or rust in a water bath.

The MultiRack is made of three tiers to facilitate the insertion and stability of tubes. The base tier has rounded wells with drain holes. Convenient handles on each side of the rack will ensure a safe grip when carrying it around. Interlocking feet allow stacking. It is autoclavable at 121C for 20 minutes.

  • Lightweight
  • Ideal for incubators, refidgerators, freezers, fume hoods & on the bench top.
  • Submersible (sinks) and maintains stability
  • For tubes up to 13mm, up to 16mm or up to 30mm
  • Dimensions 293 x 115 x 65mm
  • Available in five colours
Product Code Description Capacity Pack Size Price Add to Cart
LW6113B 13mm MultiRack Blue 84 2 £38.00
LW6113G 13mm MultiRack Green 84 2 £38.00
LW6113L 13mm MultiRack Lilac 84 2 £38.00
LW6113O 13mm MultiRack Orange 84 2 £38.00
LW6113Y 13mm MultiRack Yellow 84 2 £38.00
       
LW6116B 16mm MultiRack Blue 60 2 £38.00
LW6116G 16mm MultiRack Green 60 2 £38.00
LW6116L 16mm MultiRack Lilac 60 2 £38.00
LW6116O 16mm MultiRack Orange 60 2 £38.00
LW6116Y 16mm MultiRack Yellow 60 2 £38.00
       
LW6130B 30mm MultiRack Blue 18 2 £38.00
LW6130G 30mm MultiRack Green 18 2 £38.00
LW6130L 30mm MultiRack Lilac 18 2 £38.00
LW6130O 30mm MultiRack Orange 18 2 £38.00
LW6130Y 30mm MultiRack Yellow 18 2 £38.00

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PCR Racks

PCR Stacking RacksThese popular racks and workstations offer the perfect solution to PCR set-up whether you are using tubes, tube strips or plates. All are made from durable polypropylene and have sturdy lids. They are perfect for transporting samples and reactions between preparation, thermal cycling and post-PCR procedure areas. They also come in a wide range of colours. The 96 well rack is designed to be used as a working or storage rack for pre- and post-PCR sample processing.

  • 3 formats available
  • 96 well rack & work station
  • Interlocking 96 well version
  • Stacking 96 well PCR rack

96-Well Rack and Workstation

The 96 position rack (LW5880) is designed to be used as a working or storage rack for pre- amd post-PCR sample processing. The rack can be clipped into the PCR workstation (LW5780) accomodating 0.2, 0.5 and 1.5ml tubes.

96-Well Rack & Workstation
Product Code Description Pack Size Price Add to Cart
LW5880AS* 0.2ml PCR Tube Rack, Assorted Colours 5 £25.32
LW5780B* PCR Workstation 1 £14.40

*Other colours available, please enquire for details.

Interlocking 96-Well PCR Rack

This convenient space-saving rack was designed for storing and working with PCR samples. The racks can be horizontally attached to each other to build any configuration you desire. With the lid on they are easily stackable.

Product Code Description Pack Size Price Add to Cart
LW5890AS* 0.2ml Interlocking 96-Well PCR Rack, Assorted Colours 5 £31.97

*Other colours available, please enquire for details.

Stacking 96-Well PCR Rack

The stacking PCR rack will accomodate all different types of 0.2ml PCR consumables, including tubes and fully skirted plates. The unique feet provide a stable platform and enable stacking with or without the lid.

Product Code Description Pack Size Price Add to Cart
LW5790 Stacking 96-Well PCR Tube Rack, Assorted Colours 5 £31.35

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IsoFreeze PCR Racks

isofreeze pictureBring the fridge to your bench with style with the IsoFreeze PCR gel-filled racks. Designed to fit individual 0.2ml tubes, tube strips and both non-skirted and fully skirted plates, IsoFreeze can maintain sample temperatures of less than 4C for almost 4 hours. Additionally the rack changes colour if it's getting too warm.

  • Keeps samples at 4C for approx. 4 hours
  • Changes colour according to temperature
  • Fits tubes, tube strips or whole plates
Product Code Description Pack Size Price Add to Cart
LW5990P IsoFreeze PCR Racks, Purple to Pink 2 £46.64
LW5990Y IsoFreeze PCR Racks, Green to Yellow 2 £46.64

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Test Tube Racks

Test Tube RacksFor flexibility with flair, you can't beat our New 'Shades' range of test tube racks. Designed to hold 60 tubes up to 16mm diameter, these polypropylene racks have 3 tiers. For taller tubes, use with all tiers in place but for shorter tubes, simply unclip the top portion to give 2-tier format.

  • Convenient carrying handles
  • Stays upright & submersible in water baths
  • Suitable for cold storage down to -80 C
  • Fully autoclavable at 121 C
  • Lightweight but surprisingly strong
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Compliant with US FDA requirements
  • Dimensions (LxWxH): 270x135x64mm

 

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Product Code Description Pack Size Price Add to Cart
LW6200B-5 'Shades' Rack, for 60 x 16mm tubes, Blue 5 £21.00
LW6200G-5 'Shades' Rack, for 60 x 16mm tubes, Green 5 £21.00
LW6200P-5 'Shades' Rack, for 60 x 16mm tubes, Pink 5 £21.00
LW6200Y-5 'Shades' Rack, for 60 x 16mm tubes, Yellow 5 £21.00

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