Homogenisers

Cambridge Laboratory and Industrial Equipment Ltd, or simply Camlab, is a leading supplier of laboratory equipment, offering a comprehensive range of products including homogenisers for sample preparation. Our commitment to scientific excellence has led us to curate a list of the best blogs on the subject of homogenisers, to keep our customers informed and up-to-date on the latest trends and technologies in the field. Browse our selection of informative blogs and discover the latest insights and innovations in homogenisers and sample preparation, all from the comfort of your device.

Omni Bead Ruptor 96
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Q. Can I homogenise my samples in a deep well 96 well plate?

A. Yes you can, by using the newest bead mill from Omni Inc, the Bead Ruptor 96. Versatility Realised - Throughput Enabled The Bead Ruptor 96 is designed to support traditional milling, cryo-milling, well plate and tube-based bead homogenizing in a single, compact bench-top instrument. The Bead Ruptor 96 is ideal for labs requiring high throughput bead mill processing with the capability to...
Omni Bead Ruptor 96
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Q. How do I grind up bone for DNA analysis?

A. The Omni BR-96 is the latest Bead Milling instrument from OMNI Inc. The BR-96 can also homogenise in 96 well plates ideal for high throughput bead milling applications. With the stainless steel jar accessories the BR-96 is capable of all sorts of milling applications like dry grinding of grains and seeds, dissociation of plastics, plant material, paper products, bone and dry substance...
Omni Handheld Homogeniser
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How to choose an Omni Handheld Homogeniser?

There are some key questions to tackle when deciding what homogeniser will best suit your application. Camlab partner with Omni International, a leading global manufacturer of homogenisers who set the standard when it comes with outstanding product design, reliable performance and a uniquely diversified solution based product line. What volume range will you be working with ? Do you prefer a...

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High Throughput Extraction of Hair and Tissue Samples

Toxicological analysis is performed on a wide array of samples including hair, blood, urine and organs for the detection of toxic substances or drugs of abuse. While compounds such as drugs and pharmacological compounds can be easily extracted from biological fluids, hair and tissue samples are more challenging. Techniques to interrogate hair and tissue samples have proven valuable in detect...
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Which homogeniser should I choose?

With a wide range of homogenisers available, from ultrasonic units, to mechanical models with rotor stator blades, through to bead ruptors, how do you select the model suitable for your samples? [caption id="attachment_8485" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Ultrasonic? Rotor Stator? Bead mill? Which homogeniser is best?[/caption] There is no one type which is "best" - it all depends on wh...

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How to choose a Homogeniser probe

Mechanical homogenisers are used for a range of tasks in the lab, from preparing biological samples for DNA analysis and PCR work, to creating emulsions or mixing liquids. This wide range of application means that a wide range of different probes are available to attach to the main motor. These vary greatly in size, material and capability - so how can you choose a suitable probe? [captio...

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Can i purchase tubes for the bead ruptor mill that are Nuclease free?

Answer: Yes you can, OMNI Inc have introduced the most popular pre-filled bead tubes as "Certified free of bacterial and yeast DNA".   Microbial DNA Free Soft Tissue Grinding Mix - item 1201152 Microbial DNA free Bead Ruptor bead beating tubes are molecular biology grade, nuclease free tubes, pre-filled with an optimized amount of sterilized lysing matrix to provide efficient a...
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Omni Bead Ruptor 4 has arrived in the UK

The latest addition to the superb range of Omni Bead Mills is the Bead Ruptor 4.  Bead Ruptor 4 Bead Ruptor 4 is designed for smaller labs and as a personal piece of lab equipment for a single user/application. Broad performance range- gentle mixing to high force homogenization. Small footprint-requires minimal bench space. Holds 4 x 0.5ml/1.5ml/2ml and 1 x 7ml tubes. Run times: ...
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Camlab's Guide to Homogenisation

Omni International now have two Bead Ruptors. Both exhibit  a high power mechanical action, horizontal tube positioning, and optimised bead-beating technology to deliver fast, efficient and reliable homogenisation and lysis in seconds: The  NEW Bead Ruptor 12 The NEW Bead Ruptor 12 is the most powerful and quickest economical bead mill homogenizer available today. It is an ideal solutio...
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How do Ultrasonic Homogenisers Work?

How do Ultrasonic Homogenisers Work? Ultrasonic Cell Disrupters, also called Sonicators or Sonifiers® operate on a different principle than mechanical shear homogenizers.  They are extremely effective on hard to disrupt samples and for producing smaller particle size distribution within a sample.  Some of the samples that are typically sonicated or sonified are bacteria, spores, tough animal...
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What is a Biomasher?

[caption id="attachment_2253" align="alignleft" width="605" caption="biomasher"][/caption] Homogenize and strain your sample for quick processing. The BioMasher™ is an essential tool for any researcher working with nucleic acid extraction. Its proprietary design consists of a homogenizer for grinding your sample, a column for straining, and a collection tube to contain the final homogenat...
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Omni Tip Plastic homogeniser probes - Frequently asked questions

The unique Omni plastic homogenising probes are a time saving innovation from Omni Inc. These probes are easy to clean and come as a simple 2 part design, they can be easily cleaned and autoclaved if necessary and are suitable for a wide range of applications. Submit details of your applications here. [caption id="attachment_529" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Omni_Tips closeup"][/capt...
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