Best cryostorage tank

Joe Chandler jchandler at
Mon Jan 22 08:44:57 EST 2001

Please do not get the Forma one.  We had two that failed on us and lost the
vaccuum seal.  We lost everything overnight.
I would recommend Taylor Warton.  They are tanks in the true sense of the

"Paula Lavery" <Paula.Lavery at> wrote in message
news:hP1a6.408$gL.202204 at
> Our lab is looking at purchasing a new cryostorage tank. We've narrowed it
> down to Thermolyne's Locator 4 Plus or Forma's #8030. They are comparable
> terms of capacity and both have level monitors. The Thermolyne seems more
> well-known (around here, anyway) but the Forma is slightly less expensive.
> Anyone have any thoughts on which to choose? Any experiences, good or bad,
> would be appreciated.
> Thanks for your help!
> Paula Lavery
> Transplant Immunology Lab.
> Royal Victoria Hospital
> McGill University
> Montreal (QC) Canada
> "If we knew what we were doing it wouldn't be called research, would it?"
> -- Albert Einstein

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