BS-060106-AA4 | Intelispeed microplate washer for standard 96-well flat bottom microplates and microstrips (IW-8)

Key Features

  • Designed for washing standard flat bottom 96-well microplates and microstrips
  • Residual liquid volume in plate well of ≤2 μl
  • 8-channel washing head
  • Capacity for one waste bottle and three wash bottles with independent dispensing channels
  • User-programmable with 101 washing protocols pre-installed
  • Provides washing, rinsing and mixing modes
  • Automated plate set up. Instrument adjusts to accept different depths of plate wells.


The IW-8 Inteliwasher microplate washer has been developed for washing standard flat bottom 96-well microplates and microstrips. The unit has capacity for one waste bottle and three wash bottles with independent dispensing channels.

The IW-8 is supplied with 101 pre-installed programmes but end-users can also create their own customised and automated multi-step protocols. Functionality includes:

  • Washing mode
  • Rinsing mode
  • Mixing mode
  • Double aspiration
  • Plate and strip washing mode
  • Option for additional solution mixing during time gap between two work cycles

Optional Accessories

A 4-channel washing and waste solution weight logger is available that provides automatic feedback of rinsing solution and waste volumes. The washer shows remaining volume for each bottle as a percentage and gives a warning message in case of low solution volume or full waste bottle.


Model number
Minimum dispense volume
25 μl
Maximum dispense volume
1600 μl
Dispense increments
25 μl
Dispensing accuracy
Residual liquid volume in plate well
≤2 μl
Number of wells washed simultaneously
Number of washing cycles
1 - 15
Aspiration time
0.2 seconds - 3 seconds
Final aspiration time
1 second - 3 seconds
Aspiration/dispensing speed
3 levels
Max. number of channels in a program
Washing liquid bottles
Waste liquid bottles
Soaking time
0 seconds - 300 seconds in 10 second increments
Shaking time
0 seconds - 150 seconds in 5 second increments
Number of washed rows
1 - 12
Time for one plate wash (350 μl well volume)
45 seconds
Number of pre-installed programmes
Plate platform and washing head movement
LCD, 8 line
Ambient temperature operating range
+10°С to +35°С
Relative humidity operating range
Up to 80% at +25°С decreasing linearly to 50% relative humidity at 35°C
Overall dimensions (W × D × H)
375 mm х 345 mm х 180 mm
9.6 Kg
Input current/power consumption
12 V DC:  1.8 A:  22 W
External power supply
Input AC 100–240 V
50/60 Hz; Output DC 12 V

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About Us

Advance Scientific Products Pty Ltd is based in Queensland and is focused on delivering high-quality products and service to our customers in the life, chemical and analytical sciences across Australia.

The company was established in 2013 by experienced instrumentation specialists to provide full distribution and customer support capability to manufacturers seeking to expand their activities in Australia without having to create their own sales and marketing infrastructure.


PO Box 746
Moffat Beach, QLD, 4551, Australia