Box-to-Bench solution for lab-scale cultivation
- No more preparing bioreactors
- Eliminate the risk of cross-contamination
- Perform more experiments in a shorter time with less work
- Improve reproducibility and outcomes of your experiments
Easily scale-up your bioprocess with single-use bioreactors in 500 mL, 3 L and 15 L.
Easily configure your bioreactor to match your application
The Applikon AppliFlex ST is different from other single-use bioreactors. It is a fully customizable stirred tank bioreactor. We use 3D printing technology to create any head plate configuration that is optimal for your bioprocess.
These single-use bioreactors are modeled directly on our world standard autoclavable bioreactors and you can be assured each bioreactor meets similar high standards and quality that you enjoy with our glass bioreactors.
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Applikon AppliFlex ST 500 mL
Discover how this 500 mL single-use bioreactor will look in your lab.
Applikon AppliFlex ST 3 L
Scale up to larger single-use bioreactors for higher productivity.
Explore the Applikon AppliFlex ST 3 L in your lab.
Your bioreactor is ready for operation straight from the box. Take your pre-assembled bioreactor from the box, and get started right away. No laminar flowhood, water supply or drain needed, enabling a smooth and fast workflow.
Save time and costs, execute more runs, and reduce your time-to-market.
Full customizable design
Using 3D printing technology allows for easy optimization of the bioreactor to match your process and application. The headplate can be configured to your unique needs from special ports, sampling lines, connectors, and spargers to addition bottles.
Bring your design to life with a custom Applikon AppliFlex ST.
The pre-sterilized bioreactor makes your life in the lab easy. No more assembling and sterilizing before you can start your culture. No more cleaning after the culture is finished. Minimal operator handling reduces the ever-present risk of contamination.
Using single-use sensors allows for a fully closed operation, ensuring sterility in your bioprocess.
|Physical characteristics||500 mL||3 L
|Dimensions ( h x Ø )||236 mm x 75 mm||340 mm x 130 mm||500 mm x 223 mm|
|Weight||0.2 kg (1 bioreactor)||0.7 kg (1 bioreactor)||1,7 kg (1 bioreactor)|
|Total volume||575 ml||3 L||15 L|
|Working volume||100 – 400 ml||0.65 – 2.4L||3 - 12 L|
|H/D ratio total volume||2.0|
|H/D ratio working volume||1.33|
|Impeller type||Marine / Rushton / Anchor / None / Hydrofoil / Helical and more...|
|Impeller diameter||28 mm||52 mm||89 mm|
|Sparger type||Pipe with Ø2mm hole / Open pipe / Sparger stone / Jet sparger / Porous sparger and more...|
|Working temperature||5 – 45 °C|
|Storage temperature||-80 – 45 °C|
|Design pressure||0 – 0.5 barg||0 – 0.1 barg|
|Mixing time||~3 seconds|
|Sterilization||>25 kGy Gamma irradiation|
|Sensors options||Single-use sensors or traditional multi-use sensors|
The Applikon AppliFlex ST is ideal for the following applications:
- Cell line development, process development and scale up studies
- Batch, fed-batch and perfusion
- Cell and Gene applications (IPC’s, T&NK Cells, and MSc’s)
- Cell culture applications (CHO, HEK, BHK and Sf9)
- Fermentations (S. cerevisiae, K. lactis, B. subtilis and E. coli)
Customized single-use AppliFlex bioreactors with various impellers and ports to match bioprocessing needs
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The customizable stirred tank single-use bioreactor for lab-scale cultivations