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AFYS3G Recapper for Screw Cap Tubes Sigma


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(De)cap screw cap tubes completely automatic!

Cap, decap, and recap an entire rack of tubes in less than 30 seconds!

With the focus on accelerating your workflow, NBS Scientific offers a robust recapping solution the Recapper for Screw Cap Tubes Sigma by AFYS3G. Because the Sigma is designed with efficiency in mind, it can be operated as a stand-alone instrument or integrated into a fully automated laboratory environment. By replacing manual labour with automation, researchers can focus on what matters most: Doing effective research. The Sigma is ideal for high throughput workflows because in less than 30 seconds it can (de)cap a whole rack of sample storage tubes. The Sigma by AFYS3G has three different editions: The Sigma96 for 96-well racks, Sigma48 for 48-well racks and the Sigma24 for 24-well racks.

Not only is the Sigma recapper highly efficient, but it is also a versatile piece of labware equipment. The device can be custom made to be compatible with a range of tube brands. Thanks to the interface having embeddable API’s, the recapper can also be integrated into larger robotic systems like liquid handlers.

Product features


Can be custom made to be compatible with a wide range of labware from different manufactures and has three different editions.


It can cap, decap and recap in less than 30 seconds, which is ideal for high throughput workflows.


The Sigma is equipped with an interface (API) for integration into a fully automated laboratory environment.


Thanks to its easy-to-use interface with a graphical touch screen, users can select the type of labware they are using, without any troubles.

  • Rack compatibility ANSI/SLAS standard racks
  • Models available Sigma96 (96-format tubes), Sigma48 (48-format tubes), Sigma24 (24-format tubes)
  • Cycle time Less than 30 seconds per rack
  • Size 18.9" x 19.21" x 18.5"
  • Voltage 115 - 230V

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"NBS Scientific provides good technical service to our systems. The Technical service specialists have a lot of knowledge and handle short lead times."

"At NBS Scientific I got quick and reliable responses to questions and appointments. All advice and attention was expertly given. We've been happily working together for over 2 years now."

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