Capable of using both 90 mm Petri dishes or 55 mm contact plates, readily available at low cost with a variety of media makes the MicroBio a very low cost instrument to use. The MicroBio MB2-RSH is an invaluable device for validating isolator cabinets, sealed compartments and rooms.
|MB2-RSH - 220 Hole||MB2-RSH - 400 Hole|
|Sample head||220 holes x 1mm |
|400 holes x 0.7mm
|Sampling Volume per Sample (litres)||25 - 10,000||25 - 10,000|
|Autonomy (litres)||> 60,000||> 60,000|
|User defined volumes||6||6|
|Particle velocity (m/s)||9.65||10.83|
|Start delay||1 min to 3 hours||1 min to 3 hours|
|55 mm contact||✓||x|
|Control Unit Tripod mount||✓||✓|
|Sampling head tripod mount||Optional||Optional|
|Control unit dimensions||196 x 100 x 40 mm|
|Sampling head dimensions||115 x 100 x 105 mm with attached sampling head
|Cable length||1m to 10m with locking connectors|
|Battery||4 x AA NiMH cells, 6V|
|Battery replacement||User replaceable for under £15|
|Fast charger (minutes)||100|
|Charger||UK, Euro, USA, Australia and 12V in-car|
|DTI VAM Validated||✓|
Supplied with the MB2 Bioaerosol Sampler
- Petri dish and contact plate spring sets
- Available with up to 10 metres of cable
- 220 x 1.0 mm hole stainless steel or 400 x 0.7 mm hole anodised aluminium sampling head
- Multi-voltage world-wide charger with UK, Euro, USA, Australia and 12V in-car plugs
- Ansmann maxE NiMH cells – pre-charged so the MB2 is ready to use out of the box
- Certificate of Calibration
If you require a copy of a manual for an older model, please contact us.
Sampling Head Option
The MicroBio MB2 can be purchased with the option of one of two types of sampling heads. The MicroBio MB2 will be calibrated for use with the selected head. If swapping to another head type, the MicroBio MB2 must be re-calibrated.
220 x 1 mm hole stainless steel head
This is the standard head sold with the MicroBio MB2 and MB1 air samplers. It is designed as a dual purpose head for both 55/60mm contact plates or up to 90mm Petri dishes. The d50 cut-off point os 1.7 um and has a jet velocity of 9.63 m/s. It is the ideal head for general purpose sampling in air quality and food production.
400 x 0.7 mm hole anodised aluminium head
Available as a no-cost option, this head provides full coverage of 90mm Petri dishes with a d50 point of 1.35 um and air jet velocity of 10.7 m/s. These heads are ideal for use in areas needed higher sensitivity of collection.
Tripod (Part No. P0001TRI001)
Aluminium indoor table-top tripod for use with MicroBio MB2-RSH control and sampling head units. This tripod has a height range of 145 to 245 mm (to base of MB2-RSH control/head unit).
Head Retaining Spring (Part No. P0001M009)
Replacement sampling head retaining spring. Sold individually
Contact Plate Holding Springs (Part No. P0001M007)
Replacement springs used to hold 55 mm contact plates. Sold in a pack of 3.
Petri Dish Retaining Springs (Part No. P0001M008)
Replacement springs used to hold 90 mm Petri dish plates. Sold in a pack of 3.
Spring Retaining Screws (Part No. P0001SCR003)
Replacement stainless steel M3 x 6 screws used to fasten the dish, plate and head retaining springs. Sold in a pack of 10.