BiOS is Hamilton’s premier minus 80°C freezer for medium and large capacity storage. This ultra low temperature freezer maintains the integrity of your biological sample storage throughout automation. With customizable size and capacity, this minus 80 freezer can be scaled to fit your storage needs.



Automated Ultra Low Temperature Freezer

BiOS is an automated biobanking storage system specifically designed to store sensitive biological samples. This ultra low temperature freezer is capable of reaching temperatures as low as minus 80°C, ensuring biological sample integrity. BiOS can be scaled to fit your laboratory needs as a premier option for storing biological specimens.

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Secure Minus 80°C Biological Sample Storage

BiOS stores biological samples at minus 80°C and keeps specimens close to temperature throughout their entire life inside the system. All the while introducing and sorting samples, managing the inventory, and processing and delivering orders. In addition, BiOS records a full audit trail and temperature log for all samples managed in the system.

Its modular and scalable design allows storage of 100,000 to over 23 million biological samples in a wide variety of labware. It seamlessly interfaces with your IT infrastructure and LIMS by providing the BiOS API and remote monitoring options.

BiOS Minus 80°C Freezer Features and Benefits

Modular Sample Capacity

The capacity of BiOS minus 80°C freezers can be scaled to fit your specific storage facility needs.

  • BiOS M provides high-density storage for existing labs with limited space that need a compact storage system.
  • BiOS L provides high-density, high-capacity storage in a compact footprint for labs that have larger storage needs.
  • BiOS XL is designed for the largest studies to store millions of samples, with the greatest number of safeguards in place.

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Guarantee Sample Integrity

BiOS ensures samples are always kept at ultra low temperatures, even during processing. Temperature stability is key to maintaining the value of stored samples. By taking special measures to eliminate any significant temperature fluctuations, potential sample degradation is prevented. A key component is our patented minus 80°C tube picker, which helps maintain consistent sample temperatures during processing.

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Flexible Storage in a Minus 80°C Freezer

BiOS easily integrates into your applications by supporting a wide range of labware in SBS-standard racks or plates up to a height of 110 mm. The minus 80°C freezer’s tube picking module is capable of processing multiple types of labware without the need for any mechanical changes or additional processing modules.

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Reliability and Ease of Service

Reliability and ease of service are designed into the system, keeping operations at peak performance. System reliability is key to maximizing productivity. Hamilton realizes this by keeping all automation in the minus 20°C area to increase reliability and minimize downtime.

Additionally, service to the system can be done quickly and efficiently because the refrigeration compartments are externally accessible. Inside BiOS, samples are safely sealed in lidded minus 80°C chest compartments allowing service to be performed without affecting the samples.

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BiOS Minus 80°C Lab Freezer Specifications

System Dimensions BiOS M BiOS L BiOS XL
Height 2.93 m (9 ft, 7 in) 4.23 m (13 ft, 11 in) 4.88 m (16 ft)
Width 4.34 m (14 ft, 3 in) 4.34 m (14 ft, 3 in) 5.03 m (16 ft, 6 in)
Length 3.9 m to 22.5 m
(12 ft, 10 in to 73 ft, 10 in)
3.9 m to 22.5 m
(12 ft, 10 in to 73 ft, 10 in)
7.1 m to 22.5 m
(23 ft, 4 in to 73 ft, 10 in)

*Contact Hamilton Storage for required installation space, including service access clearances.

Example Capacities (Standard Racks)* BiOS M BiOS L BiOS XL
Hamilton 0.3 mL 906K–10.5M 1.47M–17.0M 3.26M–17.4M
Micronic 0.5 mL 661K–7.65M 1.16M–12.5M 2.40M–12.7M
Hamilton 0.6 mL 634K–6.8M 1.00M–10.8M 2.07M–11.0M
Hamilton 1.0 mL 392K–4.53M 661K–7.65M 1.47M–7.81M
Hamilton 2.0 mL 208K–2.41M 343K–3.96M 762K–4.05M
Nunc 5.0 mL 104K–1.14M 166K–1.91M 367K–1.95M

*Contact Hamilton Storage for exact capacities.

Example Capacities (RackWare High-Density Racks)* BiOS M BiOS L BiOS XL
Hamilton 0.3 mL 1.33M–14.2M 2.16M–23.2M 4.46M–23.9M
Micronic 0.5 mL 1.02M–11.0M 1.67M–17.9M 3.44M–18.3M
Hamilton 0.6 mL 873K–9.36M 1.44M–15.5M 2.97M–15.8M
Hamilton 1.0 mL 563K–6.43M 1.02M–11.0M 2.19M–11.2M
Hamilton 2.0 mL 260K–3.01M 413K–4.78M 919K–4.88M
Nunc 5.0 mL 122K–1.42M 207K–2.39M 459K–2.44M

*Contact Hamilton Storage for exact capacities.


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