University of California, Riverside


Micromanipulation: De-Capping Devices




Decapitator 2

  • Accommodates tube sizes from 0.2 mL to 2.2 mL
  • Comes with a sturdy lab bench stand.
  • One-handed method for uncapping micro centrifuge tubes.
  • The unit provides two slots for different sized caps.
  • Once secured, a slight downward pressure opens the tube.
Fisher Scientific

# 50-212-353

MicroTube Tool

  • 2-sided tool with:
  • Snap-cap opener
  • Screw-cap opener
  • Comes in a pack of 4
  • Tool makes it easier to open snap caps and screw caps.
  • Convenient two sided, polypropylene tool features snap-cap opener on one side and a screw-cap device on the other. 

# EF4321

Microcentrifuge Tube Opener

  • 79mm (3 1/8") long
  • One end opens 1.5 to 2.2ml tubes
  • Forked blade on opposite end opens smaller sizes: 250m, 400m, and 550m tubes
  • 3 per bag
  • Tube opener easily open all sizes of micro centrifuge tubes with just one hand.

# 199250001

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University of California, Riverside
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Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Riverside,CA 92507

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