Fully automated NGS library prep - Opentrons Flex NGS Workstation

The Opentrons Flex NGS Workstation comprises the Flex Robot, Pipettes, Tips, Labware, Thermocycler, Magnetic Block, Temperature Module, and Custom Protocol Development.

With the Flex NGS Workstation, users can automate their NGS workflow at the scale required to boost productivity, lower error rates, and reduce manual labor. With Flex, users can use any industry-leading reagent system to automate pre-sequencing and library preparation processes, including tagmentation and fragmentation procedures.

Uses include:

  • Library Construction
  • Bead Clean Ups
  • Normalization and Pooling 
  • Library & Sample Prep 
  • Tagmentation and Transformation 

What is in the box

Each Flex NGS Workstation is outfitted with hardware, consumables, and a specially developed protocol for NGS assay.

Robot and pipettes

Fully automated NGS library prep - Opentrons Flex NGS Workstation

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  • Flex 8-Channel Pipette (1-50 µL)
  • Opentrons Flex Robot
  • Custom Protocol Development
  • Flex Gripper
  • Flex 8-Channel Pipette (5-1000 µL)

Modules

Fully automated NGS library prep - Opentrons Flex NGS Workstation

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  • Flex Magnetic Block
  • Temperature Module
  • Thermocycler Module
  • Heater-Shaker Module (Optional)

Accessories and labware

Fully automated NGS library prep - Opentrons Flex NGS Workstation

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  • Tough 0.2 mL 96-Well PCR Plates (2 × 25 Count)
  • Flex Pipette Tips 200 µL, Filtered (180 Racks/20 Refills)
  • Flex Pipette Tips 50 µL, Filtered (80 Racks/20 Refills)
  • Flex Waste Chute
  • NEST 2.0 mL Microcentrifuge Tubes (500 Count)
  • Flex Deck Expansion Set (Optional)
  • 4-in-1 Tube Rack Set
  • NEST 12-Well Reservoirs (50 Count)

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