Peristaltic pumps, also known as roller pumps or tube pumps, have become increasingly popular in cell culture applications due to their gentle and precise fluid handling capabilities. These pumps work by squeezing a flexible tube with rollers, creating a vacuum that draws fluid through the tube and into the pump. The tube then rebounds and returns to its original shape, creating a peristaltic motion that propels the fluid forward.
One of the main advantages of using peristaltic pumps in cell culture is their ability to provide a continuous flow of fresh media and nutrients to the cells without introducing any air bubbles or mechanical stress. This is particularly important for delicate cell types, such as stem cells or primary cells, which can be easily damaged by turbulent flow or shear forces.
Peristaltic pumps are also highly customizable, allowing researchers to adjust the flow rate and pressure to meet the specific needs of their cell culture system. They can be easily integrated into automated systems, making it possible to run large-scale experiments with minimal manual intervention.
In addition, peristaltic pumps are easy to clean and maintain, reducing the risk of contamination and ensuring consistent performance over time. They are also compatible with a wide variety of tubing materials, including silicone, Tygon, and PVC, making it easy to find the right tubing for different applications.
Overall, peristaltic pumps offer a reliable and efficient solution for delivering fluids in cell culture applications. Their gentle and precise fluid handling capabilities, combined with their flexibility and ease of use, make them an ideal choice for researchers looking to optimize their cell culture protocols.
Baoding Chuangrui Precision Pump Co., Ltd. is located in Hebei of China. Started production of the peristaltic pump in 2010, as the top pump manufacturer in China, we now have 30 series production including peristaltic metering pump, pump head, dispensing filling system, micro gear pumps and industrial peristaltic pumps.
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