Product Description

The QuikSip™ is a convenient bottletop aspirator that removes supernatants, cell culture media, and other liquids from dishes, flasks, culture bottles, centrifugation tubes, multiwell plates, and more. It is small, portable, and doesn't require an external vacuum or power source.


No vacuum required: The QuikSip™ works without any external vacuum source, allowing it to be easily transferred between workstations. Each plunger stroke powers up to 25mL of aspiration.

Provides fingertip aspiration control: The QuikSip™ includes a unique thumb-operated controller that is compatible with disposable pipette tips, micropipettes, and glass Pasteur pipettes.

Autoclavable for Sterile Applications: All wetted parts are autoclavable(except piston/cylinder catridge). Sterile piston/cylinders are available for use in sterile applications.

Fits most reagent containers: Mounts on most common reagent bottles with its 45mm thread and included 45/33mm and 45/S40mm adapters. Other thread adapters available.

Limitations of Use This instrument is designed for aspirating aqueous solutions and inorganic and organic substances (e.g., biological buffers, liquids for cell culture, etc.) within the following limitations:

  • Use between +15°C and +40°C (59°F and 104°F) of instrument and reagent
  • Vapor pressure up to 500 mbar
  • Density up to 2.2 g/cm³
  • Kinematic viscosity up to 75 mm²/s (dynamic viscosity [mPas] = kinematic viscosity [mm²/s] x density [b/cm³])

Operating Exclusions Liquids that should not be aspirated include, but are not limited to:

  • Non-polar solvents like hydrocarbons and halogenated hydrocarbons
  • Concentrated or oxidizing acids

Items supplied with QuikSip: QuikSip controller with 78" (200cm) of silicone tubing, Spare piston/cylinder cartridge, Two PP thread adapters (45/33mm and 45/S40mm), Operating manual, and One-year warranty.

Package Dimensions: 12.75" L x 8.125" W x 3" H


Note: Image #2 shown with optional autoclavable 8-channet manifold and Microplate not included


Manufacturer Brandtech Scientific
Country of Manufacture Germany
Item Ships From Connecticut


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