BioTek ELx405UMF Select Microplate Washer

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The Bio-Tek ELx405 Select is a reliable, versatile microplate washer for applications ranging basic ELISA to cell and bead washing assays.  The ELx-405 works with both 96 well and 384 microplate plates.   This microplate washer comes equipped with a patented dual action manifold, allowing scientists independent control for both dispense an aspirate manifolds for precise overfill washing and overfill protection in both 96 and 384 well microplates less than 50 mm in height.  The two manifolds on the BioTek ELx405 Select move independently of each other on the vertical axis.  This microplate washer can handle all of today’s demanding plate washing requirements.  The ELx405 Select microplate washer comes equipped with a built-in system check which is used during initial power up to diagnose the health of the instrument.  This microplate washer’s carrier has two directions, left to right and front to back.This plate washer also comes equipped with a magnetic plate carrier for magnetic and polystyrene bead protocols as well as a vacuum filtration module 

Biotek ELx405 Select Microplate Washer Specifications:

Vacuum filtration time range: 

5 to 999 seconds

Selectable: Approximate final at 30 seconds:

Lowest: -38 mmHg

Low: -113 mmHg

Medium: -200 mmHg

High: -390 mmHg

Highest: -506 mmHg



Flow Rates

High flow to low flow

Optimized rates for cell assays

Wash Speed

96-wells, 300 µL/well, 3 cycles: <30 seconds

Dispense Precision

≤3% CV: 300 µL/well (96-well washing)

Residual Volume

<2 µL/well (standard & deep well 96-well plates)

Supply bottle

4 L

Volume Range

50 to 3000 microliter increments

Manifold Types

96 Tube Dual Action manifold for 96-well washing


Programmable up to 60 minutes

Onboard Software

Create, edit and run multiple protocols

Microplate Types

96-well plate/strips

384-well plates

Low profile and standard height

Deep well plates up to 50 millimeters




100 to 240 volt, 50/60 Hz




  • Biotek Elx405UMF Select
  • Vacuum Pump 
  • Valve Module
  • Magnetic Plate Carrier
  • Filtration Module
  • Reagent and Waste Bottle with Tubing
  • 115V Power Cord
  • Instruction Manual
  • 30-Day Warranty

This BioTek ELx405 Select microplate washer is in excellent condition and backed with our warranty. The plate washer powers up, passes all self-tests and is clog free. If you have any questions about this instrument, or any of our other used lab equipment listings, please let us know

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