cold room resistant fraction collector/gradient pump system
WJ DE GRIP
wdegrip at baserv.uci.kun.nl
Thu Jul 12 08:11:59 EST 2001
We are using a BioRad Econo system for low pressure purification of
proteins, with a variety of gradient elution profiles. The equipment
is used very frequently, and therefore kept in our cold room. The
cold room is quite humid, a condition which cannot be remedied
We have frequent problems with the gradient mixer, since the print card
apparently is not very well protected from the environmental conditions.
BioRad says it is "our cold room's problem" and the repair expenses are
Does anybody have similar experiences and got to some kind of solution.
Any positive experiences with or suggestions for comparable equipment from
other companies would be most wellcome, as well.
Thanks for any input,
Willem J. DeGrip
Dept. Biochemistry, UMC-160
Nijmegen Centre for Molecular Life Sciences
University of Nijmegen
P.O. Box 9101 tel. xx31-24-3614263/3614259
6500 HB Nijmegen fax. xx31-24-3616413
The Netherlands email. wdegrip at baserv.uci.kun.nl
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