Aerosol containment

Phil Marder mr_redram at hotmail.com
Mon Sep 11 08:00:31 EST 2000


It would be good if you could post 1 or 2 digital photos of your device so
we all could appreciate what you have done.

Phil Marder


>From: "Simon Monard" <smonard at trudeauinstitute.org>
>To: Cytometry Mailing List <cytometry at flowcyt.cyto.purdue.edu>
>Subject: Re: Aerosol containment
>Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2000 09:30:15 -0400
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>I have made a Class I hood type containment module for my Vantage SE (and
>previously
>for my FACStar Plus), it far exceeds any containment criteria I have seen,
>it does not
>get in the way much when not in use or when in use and would be cheaper
>than the BD
>unit. If there is enough interest it will become commercially available. I
>have not
>used the BD system which concentrates on the sort chamber only.
>
>
>
>Simon Monard
>FACS Lab Manager
>Trudeau Institute
>Saranac Lake
>NY12983
>
>Ph 518 891 3080 X352
>
>
> >>> Hastings Richard RC <richard.hastings at astrazeneca.com> - 9/6/2000 4:05
>PM >>>
>
>Hi,
>
>I run a Facs Vantage SE. The machine has been great, sorts are pure, number
>of cells sorted is right on the money and drop delay profiles are perfect.
>Before I came to this facility, my boss ordered the aerosol containment
>module for this instrument because he may require the sorting of lentivirus
>infected cells. I have no experience with this piece of hardware. Will this
>get in my way on a day to day basis or does it have a fairly benign
>presence?
>
>
>Thanks, Rich Hastings
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>Richard C. Hastings
>AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
>1800 Concord Pike
>Wilmington, DE 19803
>(302) 886-2452
>richard.hastings at astrazeneca.com
>
>

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