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3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader

3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader
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3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader provides consistent, automated reading and recording results of 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates (Aerobic, Coliform, E. coli/Coliform Count and Select E.coli) in 4 seconds – increasing productivity, reducing costs and eliminating variation between lab techs.

The Plate Reader reads four 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates (Aerobic Count, Coliform Count, and E. coli/Coliform Count) in 4 seconds. The software displays the results and color images of the plate on the computer screen, marking the colonies for easy verification.

Automatic Data Storage
3M Petrifilm Plate Readers automatically export sample results into a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. The software also creates an uneditable log file, which provides a historical record of data for audit purposes and is FDA 21CFR Part 11 compliant. The log file can also be saved in text format to enable easy exporting to a LIMS or any other external database.

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3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader 6499 Unit 

Hardware Unit and Software


3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader provides consistent, fast, automated reading and recording of results of 3MTM Petrifilm™ Plates (Aerobic Count, Coliform Count and E. coli/Coliform Count in 4 seconds.

  • The included software allows for quick analysis of data and trending and graphing of results which can be used to make more informed decisions on the data collected.

  • It is a compact unit that is designed to be easy to use.
  • The 3M Petrifilm Plate Reader can easily be set up in minutes.
  • Red and green LED lights on front of the unit indicate when the system is ready to read the next plate.

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