BD PrepMate™ System

What is the BD PrepMate™ System?
The BD PrepMate™ system is an automated accessory to the BD PrepStain™ slide processor. BD PrepMate™ system automates the enrichment process of mixing and dispensing the specimen onto the BD SurePath™ density reagent.
The BD PrepMate™ system thoroughly mixes, and accurately removes the specimen from the preservative vial. It layers the specimen onto a density reagent in a centrifuge tube. The BD PrepMate™ automated process handles one to twelve specimens per cycle.
To reduce the possibility of specimen contamination, the vial caps are not removed during the process. The BD PrepMate™ system provides a unique puncture-top process that mixes and dispenses with the cap on. Vials, syringes, and tubes are disposable and may not be reused.

BD PrepMate™ System Features:
  • Capacity to support up to 2 PREP instruments.
  • Capacity to batch process 1 to 12 specimens.
  • Throughput to process 12 specimens in less than 4 minutes.
  • 4 specimen racks included, allows preparation of 48 tests at a time.
  • Extra specimen racks are available.
BD PrepMate™ System

BD PrepMate™ System Technical Specifications:
Rated Voltage: 115 or 230 VAC, 50 or 60 Hz
Rated Power: 140 VA
Ambient Temperature: 0 to 36 °C, 32 to 96.8 °F
Ambient Humidity: 30% to 85% RH (non-condensing)
Weight: 80 pounds, 36.3 kg
Height: 21"
Width: 12.5"
Depth: 23"