Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Apparatus for processing an analysis slide










Image Number 5 for United States Patent #4296069.

Apparatus is provided for processing an analysis slide in a chemical analyzer which is particularly suitable for performing both endpoint and rate analyses. The slide-processing apparatus comprises a slide transfer mechanism for selectively transferring analysis slides between an incubator and a read station. The incubator includes a temperature-controlled chamber having a rotor disposed in a horizontal plane therein comprising slide-holding members adapted to support each of a plurality of analysis slides at individual stations. Each of the individual stations may be selectively positioned to a transfer location wherein the slide carried by the rotor is accessible for removal. The slide transfer mechanism accesses the slide at the transfer location, removes the slide from the incubator, and delivers the slide to the read station. Following analysis at the read station, the slide is returned by the slide transfer mechanism to the incubator if the slide is being employed for rate analysis. If the slide is being used for endpoint analysis, the slide is discarded through a diverter portion of the slide transfer mechanism.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Efficient protocols against sophisticated reactive jamming attacks
Apparatuses and methods for data transmission and reception
Method and system for an internet protocol LNB supporting positioning
Zoom lens, imaging device and information device
Touch panel and touch panel display device
Medical tube holder
Utensil handle
  Randomly Featured Patents
Combined paper clip and holder
Image sensing apparatus having automatic iris function of automatically adjusting exposure in response to video signal
Programming a phase change memory
Method and assembly for coating a paper web
Microwave plasma processing apparatus and method
Methods and devices for prevention of hypothermia in a mammal during prolonged exposure to extreme cold
Systems and methods for providing a RF transaction device operable to store multiple distinct accounts
Flash smelting in confined space
Di-(Secondary and tertiaryalkylaminoalkoxy)alkanes
Positive displacement pump