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Bel-Art™ SP Scienceware™ Replica-Plating Tool and Replacement Velveteen Squares

Utilize a locking ring which secures sterile velveteen squares onto a PVC cylinder for easy control of the plating device

Manufacturer: bel-art™  H378480001

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Catalog No. 09-718-2


Description & Specifications


Type Velveteen Square
Color White
For Use With (Equipment) Replica plating tool
Material Cotton
Packaging Type Sealed bag
Sterile Yes

  • May be disinfected between uses with a brief rinse in 70% ethanol or chlorine bleach
  • Aluminum ring is 10.2cm (4 in.) diameter; PVC cylinder is 6.9cm (2.75 in.) high
  • For use with 90 to 100mm Petri dishes
  • Includes 12 white velveteen squares
  • Replacement velveteen squares available in White (H37848-0001) or Black (H37848-0002)
  • Not autoclavable

To produce replicas, the Petri dish carrying microbial colonies is inverted and lowered onto the cloth surface, then lifted. A fresh sterile nutrient plate is then lowered onto the velveteen surface and lifted, leaving a replica of the original colonies in the new dish.