Hettich Cyto-System

How to use the Hettich Cyto-System

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The Hettich Cyto-System is a safe and economical method for cytological preparations. 

The Hettich cyto-clip rotor is particularly suitable for a high sample throughput thanks to its 12-place capacity. The autoclavable swing-out rotor with TÜV certified BioSeal lid provides maximum safety. This system can be used in two proven Hettich general-purpose benchtop centrifuges for maximum flexibility and cost savings. The result is an optimal cell presentation. 

The 12-place swing-out cyto-clip rotor comes complete with the Hettich BioSeal, biocontainment lid. An optional clip-rotor stand is available. Please inquire for more info.

Choose between the Hettich ROTOFIX 32 A or UNIVERSAL 320 | R general-purpose benchtop centrifuges. 

Disposable or reusable, autoclavable cyto-chambers are available from 0.2 – 6.0 ml with filter cards.

  1. Prepare the benchtop or fume hood for loading of the cytology rotor
  2. Assemble cyto-clip with slide, filter card, and cyto-chamber 
  3. Place cyto-clip into the cytology clip rotor 
  4. Pipette sample into cyto-chamber
  5. Seal rotor with biocontainment lid (optional)
  6. Place rotor within the Hettich centrifuge
  7. Secure centrifuge lid and centrifuge
  8. Remove from centrifuge when centrifugation is complete

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Hettich products help you achieve optimal results for your application and perform to the specifications outlined in the operators manual. Please refer to the product manual for specific information concerning the operation and proper maintenance of your Hettich equipment. For application-specific details and settings, see your organizations’ standard operating procedure.

As always, our Hettich representatives are here to help determine which Hettich products and accessories best fit your laboratory requirements.

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