Product Description

  • IBI's Variable Comb Vertical (VCV) System is designed for high resolution and rapid analysis of protein and nucleic acid samples in 18cm x 22cm format agarose and polyacrylamide gels.
  • This system allows analysis to be completed in less than 90 minutes, while maintaining comparable resolution.
  • It is ideal for mapping or blotting procedures.
  • The 0.8mm gel thickness gives uniformity of thin vertical gels, allows sharper band patterns, quicker denaturation, and fragment transfer.
  • Its simple design, durable construction, and variety of accessories enable the VCV system to be used for many different applications.
  • Constructed of durable cast acrylic for years of faithful operation.

The Unit Comes With:

  • Safety Lid
  • (1) 1.5mm x 12 Tooth Comb
  • (1) 1.5mm x 20 Tooth Comb
  • 1.5mm Spacer Set
  • Two Spacer Tabs
  • Inner Glass Plate
  • Outer Glass Plate
  • Frosted Inner Glass Plate
  • (4) Gel Sandwich Clips
  • One Set of Power Cords (Red and Black)
  • Operation Manual


  • Unit Dimensions: 29cm (H) x 36cm (W) x 12.5cm (L)
  • Gel Dimensions: 18cm (W) x 22cm (L)
  • Maximum Sample Capacity: 20 Samples (1 Comb, 20 Samples)
  • Buffer Capacity: 550ml Upper Reservoir / 550ml Lower Reservoir
  • Maximum Voltage: 600V

General Information about Vertical Electrophoresis: IBI's Vertical Electrophoresis Unit "spacers" are customized for IBI's units only. They cannot be used on another company's unit. IBI's spacers are orange rubber pieces in which the glass fits into and is held in place.


Manufacturer IBI Scientific
Item Ships From Iowa

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Warranty: IBI's limited warranty for all electrophoresis gel boxes is four (4) years to the original buyer only (nontransferable). Warranty does not apply to electrodes or platinum wires.


If you would like to return an item, please contact customer service within 30 days of product shipment to receive a return authorization (RA) number. All returns must include the RA number, include original packaging and be shipped pre-paid. Items returned without proper authorization will not receive credit. A 15-25% restocking charge may be assessed for returned items. All shipping charges remain payable.


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Customer Questions
What power source do I need to buy or is it internal in the unit?

This item comes with all necessary power cords. Replacement power cords are available if needed.

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