labware sample storage tubes

Tubes and RackWare Racks with Long-Term Design Stability Ensure Uninterrupted Operation in Biobanking and Compound Storage Applications

Franklin, Mass. (February 5, 2020) – Hamilton Storage debuted its new sample storage tubes and new RackWare racks at the recent SLAS 2020 International Conference & Exhibition. The tubes and racks offer hassle-free operation and stability in automated storage workflows. Long-term consistency in design will prevent needless disruptions, downtime, and potential incompatibility with automated storage systems. The consumables are optimized for use with all Hamilton Storage automated sample storage systems as well as robotic liquid handling platforms from Hamilton Company. They are also compatible with third-party automated storage and liquid handling systems.

The 96-format tubes are available in three of the most widely used volumes: 0.3 mL, 0.6 mL, and 1.0 mL. In addition to a low cap height to maximize available space, the tubes are internally threaded for stable processing with automated decappers such as Hamilton Storage’s LabElite product line. Unique 2D barcodes on the tube bottom facilitate the most accurate identification. The tubes are packaged in ANSI/SLAS compliant 96-sample RackWare racks that include lids as an extra protective safeguard along with 1D and 2D side rack barcodes.

Additionally, 2.0 mL tubes are available in 48-sample format with a choice of internal or external threads. Both options feature unique 2D barcodes on the tube bottom and are compatible with Hamilton Storage’s automated decappers. They are racked in lidded ANSI/SLAS compliant 48-sample RackWare racks that include the same barcoded areas and options as that found in the 96-sample racks.

All tubes, racks and lids may also be ordered separately in bulk.

About Hamilton Storage:

Hamilton Storage is a global leader in the design and manufacture of automated storage systems for biological and compound samples. By safeguarding the integrity of even the most precious samples, our solutions and expert knowledge empower researchers to reach new heights of laboratory efficiency while remaining focused on life science research. Hamilton Storage is an affiliate entity of Hamilton Company. For over 60 years, Hamilton has manufactured laboratory automation and measurement systems with an enduring commitment to precision and quality; and has headquarters in Reno, Nevada; Franklin, Massachusetts; Timișoara, Romania; and Bonaduz, Switzerland; along with subsidiary offices throughout the world. Hamilton Company is a privately held company with ISO 9001 certification. For more information on Hamilton Storage, visit

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