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CERTUS Nano Liquid Dispenser

Supported Features: DispenserService

Manufacturer: Fritz Gyger AG

SiLA version: compliant driver

Supplied by: Fritz Gyger AG

Availability: Released

Technical Data


  • Weight: 15 kg
  • Dimensions: (W x D x H) 425 x 555 x 180 mm
    (H +20 mm for 70 mm DWP)
  • Pneumatics: 1.7 – 2.0 bar inlet pressure


  • Hardware-Interface: Ethernet (1 Gbit/s, RJ45)
  • Software-Interface: SiLA (Standardization in Lab Automation)
  • SiLA Interface version 1.2
  • Supports full state machine
  • Error handling for a set of recoverable error situations

Well plates

  • ANSI-Standard: special plate
    types  6, 12, 24, 48, 96, 384, 1536, 3456 wells,
    including evaporation curtain
  • Additional functions: customized patterns for specific
    well plates, slides or dishes
  • Well plate height: 3 – 51 mm, 18 – 75 mm (DWP)

Dispensing principle

  • Contactless drop-on-demand by solenoid
    micro valves SMLD 300GC and SMLD 300GCR
  • Each channel separately / independent
  • Dead / transfer volume: total 125 µl with syringe; 65 µl valve net.


The CERTUS Nano Liquid Dispenser sets new standards in flexibility and ease of use for complex assays in Life Science industry. Application areas are Assay Development, Primary and Secondary Screening, Genomics and proteomics research, Cell-based assays.

The CERTUS is characterized by 5 or 8 separately controllable channels, high precision and reliability (40nl ≤ CV 5%, 500nl ≤ CV 3%), flexible and easy-to-use software, low dead volume, separately controllable air pressure for each valve, compatible to all 96-1536 corrugated sheet formats, good integration options in laboratory automation (HTS) through SiLA standard and finally, calibration possibility by measuring the weight.