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VTS Variable Temperature Microplate Heat Sealer
by Vitl Life Science Solutions

Precision High-Performance Incubator
VTS heats up in less than 10 minutes
Designed for a wide range of microplates in high throughput labs, the VTS features adjustable temperature and time settings via an easy-to-use touchpad control. The VTS provides an airtight seal around each well plate and the audible alarm indicates the sealing pressure for optimal sealing control. The VTS is ideal for use in genetics and pathology labs and other facilities performing PCR and overnight incubations.
  • Variable temperature and time functions for a wide range of microplate types (very useful in genomic and clinical labs)
  • Quick heat up at less than 10 minutes
  • Requires at least one microplate adapter for operation (sold separately)
  • One-time seal with uniform heat distribution provides a chemically resistant and airtight seal
  • Eliminates need to rotate or reseal
  • Film and Foil Microplate Seals available
  • Ergonomic lever prevents strain on wrist and hands
  • LED light indicates when sealing temperature is reached
  • Applications: PCR, sample storage and sample archiving
  • One-Year Manufacturer Warranty

Product Overview Video of VTS

This video product overview shows the ergonomic lever, how adapter plates are loaded and the intuitive display for setting temperature and time.

Ordering Information

VTS Variable Temperature Microplate Heat Sealer

Vitl Part # Description Cat. # Price
V902001 VTS Variable Temperature Heat Sealer 8000-70 $ 2,225

Technical Specifications for VTS 

Dimensions 8.7"W x 12.8"D x 16.7"H  (220 x 325 x 425 mm)
Weight 15.9 lbs. (7.2 kg)
Electrical Variable (110-230 volts, 50/60Hz)
Sealing Temperature Range 125-200°C in 1°C Increments
Sealing Time Range 1-9 seconds in 0.5 second increments
Warm-up Time (to 170°C/338°F) <10 minutes
Audible Alarm Settings On/Off
Additional Features:
  • Variable temperature and time parameters can be set with a one touch operation interface
  • Unique, ergonomic lever action, specifically designed to avoid repetitive strain injury
  • Rapid warm up for minimal downtime
  • Audible and visual feedback on LED display to ensure consistent, repeatable microplate sealing
  • Eliminates contamination risk of samples being moved, mixed or stored
  • Prevents loss of samples
  • Cheaper than an automated sealer
  • Perfect for sample storage, sample archiving or microplate PCR reactions
See Required Adapters and Film and Foil Microplate Seals
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Features and Benefits of the VTS Variable Temperature Microplate Heat Sealer

Digital InterfaceIntuitive digital interface for setting temperature and time
VTS with Plate Adapters
VTS shown with plate adapters
Ergonomic LeverErgonomic lever prevents repeated strain injury (RSI)
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Required Adapter Plates for VTS Microplate Heat Sealer

VTS with Plate Adapters
Compatible with VTS and MicroTS
Vitl
Part #
  Description Cat. # Price
V902005 A Deep Well Plate Adapter 8000-77 $ 155
V902003 B 96-Well MTP
384-Well MTP
96-Well skirted
PCR plate Adapter
8000-78 $ 155
V902004 C 96-Well semi-skirted and unskirted
PCR plate Adapter
8000-79 $ 155

Film and Foil Microplate Seals for VTS Microplate Heat Sealers

Green Heat Sealing Foil
20 µm - Green
For High Temp
Blue Heat Sealing Foil
38 µm - Blue
PCR and Low Temp
Red Heat Sealing Foil
70 µm - Red
DMSO Resistant Foil
Clear Sealing Film
75 and 105 µm - Clear
Provides Optical Clarity
Black Heat Sealing Foil
85 µm - Black
Provides Strongest Seal
Film Microplate
Film Microplate Seals shown
with adapter plates

Peelable and pierceable heat-sealing foils and film seal polypropylene, polyethylene
and COC
Vitl
Part #
Description Temp. Range Cat. # Price
V901002 Green
20 µm Heat, Sealing Foil
-20 to +120°C
-4 to +248°F
8000-71 $ 66
V901003 Blue
38 µm Heat, Sealing Foil
-20 to +120°C
-4 to +248°F
8000-72 $ 66
V901001 Red
70 µm Heat, Sealing Foil
-80 to +80°C
-112 to +176°F
8000-73 $ 66
V901005 Clear
75 µm Sealing, Film
-80 to +80°C
-112 to +176°F
8000-74 $ 70
V901004 Black
85 µm Heat, Sealing Foil
-200 to +110°C
-328 to +230°F
8000-75 $ 63
V901006 Clear
105 µm Sealing, Film
-80 to +180°C
-112 to +356°F
8000-76 $ 70
* Compatible with MicroTS and VTS
Description Peelable Pierceable Seals
Polypropylene
Seals
Polyethylene
Seals
COC
20 µm Heat Sealing Foil No Yes Yes Yes No
38 µm Heat Sealing Foil Yes Yes Yes Yes No
70 µm Heat Sealing Foil Yes No Yes Yes No
75 µm Clear Sealing Film No Yes Yes Yes Yes
85 µm Heat Sealing Foil Yes No Yes No No
105 µm Clear Sealing Film Yes No Yes Yes Yes
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Comparison between VTS and MicroTS Heat Sealers

VTS with Plate Adapters
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File Type File Name Publication Date
Brochure (PDF) (VTS) Variable Temperature Microplate Sealer by Vital
Provides a brief introduction to features and available accessories for the Variable Temperature Microplate Sealer by Vital. Product specifications included.
01/01/2016
Tech Resource (PDF) Microplate Seals Factsheet
Technical information regarding available film and foil microplate heat seals for the Variable Temperature Microplate Heat Sealer by Vitl.
01/01/2016
Manual (PDF) (VTS) Variable Temperature Microplate Heat Sealer Manual by Vital
General information and operating instructions for the Variable Temperature Microplate Heat Sealer by Vital.
01/01/2013
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