• FastPrep® Instruments
  • FastPrep® Adapters


  • Powerful: Thorough grinding of up to 48 samples of most difficult environmental specimens
    in just a few seconds.
  • Intuitive: Interactive user-friendly interface and touchscreen with more than 70 pre-programmed protocols.
  • Flexible: Easily interchangeable adapters to process any sample size (2 ml, 4.5 ml, 15 ml or 50 ml tubes) at cryogenic or room temperature.

 
 

  • High Throughput: Process up to 192 samples simultaneously in 2 x 96 deep well plates.
  • Exceptional Versatility: Easily interchangeable adapters available for 2 x 96 deep well plates,
    96 x 2 ml tubes, 48 x 4.5 ml tubes, 20 x 15 ml tubes, 8 x 50 ml tubes and 2 x 250 ml bottles.
  • True Linear Motion: Eliminates the need to reorient plates mid-cycle.

 
 

  • Thorough grinding: Omnidirectional motion with a unique crankshaft-slider mechanism for 2 ml tubes.
  • Time Saving: Complete sample lysis of most difficult samples in 5 to 15 seconds.
  • Portable: Handheld system for lab and field use, with built-in battery power supply.

 
 
            

Sample Type FastPrep Speed (m/s) FastPrep® Time
Soil/Rock 5.5 2 x 30 sec
Sandy Sample 4.0 4 x 30 sec
Litter 5.5 30 sec
Brunisol Dark Gray Luvisol 5.5 40 sec
Soil From Grassland 5.5 2 x 30 sec
Rhizosphere 6.0 40 sec
Marine Sediment 5.5 2 x 40 sec
Asphalt-permeated Soil 6.0 40 sec