Powerful Lab Sonicator Speeds Sample Prep in Pharma Research

The S50R Lab Sonicator for Sample Prep and Sieve Cleaning
The S50R Lab Sonicator for Sample Prep and Sieve Cleaning

Ultrasonic cavitation is often employed for sample preparation in pharmaceutical labs.  High ultrasonic power density is ideal for these applications because it accomplishes the job quickly.  This minimizes cavitation induced heat buildup that can cause chemical degradation of samples. 

Sample prep is generally accomplished by suspending sample flasks in ultrasonic cleaners containing water and a surfactant.  Cavitation generated by ultrasonic transducers passes through the flask walls to act on the sample.  

Most equipment used in this application handles several flasks at once for production-scale operations.  An alternative design has proved especially efficient by speeding up the sample prep process in pharmaceutical research laboratories.  The secret is in the design.

Elma’s S50R Lab Sonicator for Sample Prep

The 0.75 gallon to 1.5 gallon capacity 37 kHz multifunction Elma S50R laboratory sonicator available from Tovatech … Read the rest