Beckman FX ALP Mounting Systems

     
 


FXALP-PM

     
 

The FXALP-PM mounting system solves the problem of attaching our Tumble Stirrers and Bubble Paddle Stirrers to a Beckman FX deck.  The photo on the right illustrates how we made some simple modifications to a VP 710C1 and mounted it on its side under one of our FXALP-PM plate holders for the FX and placed the VP 750-PTFE on top.  An easy instillation that does not take away other plate positions.  Depending upon your application a variety of other Bubble Paddle Reservoirs, microplates with Stir Elements or  syringes with Stir Elements could be placed on the FXALP.  Follow this link for more information.

The FXALP-PM has the same "Z" height as a standard Beckman ALP system and consists of the legs and the Pocket mounting system.  You can use the V&P FXALP-PMS with an existing Beckman ALP Base if you have an extra one or you can purchase an ALPFXBASE from us.

 

   
   
 
 

The FXALP-PM and FXALP-PMS are identical except for the length of the legs.  The FXALP-PMS is 24.4 mm shorter than the FXALP-PM and is used in applications where the "Z" height is critical. They are shown here with the ALPFXBASE attached.  The ALPFXBASE must be purchased separately.

 
 
 


FXALP-PMS

     
 


The FXALP-PMS mounting system solves a problem of attaching our Bubble Paddle Stirrers to a Beckman FX deck.  By making a "SBS pocket" that has adjustment screws we can easily attach and secure the magnetic clutch versions of our Bubble Paddle Stirrers to the ALP system.  We just replace the ALP Plate holder with our Pocket Mount system and use shorter standoff legs with the existing ALP base feature and you are done. 

 

The FXALP-PMS lowers the overall height 24.4 mm from that of a standard Beckman ALP. Being able to shorten the legs is very important in applications that are "Z" limited. 

 

One of the advantages of the FX ALP system is that it is possible to change the height of the platform very easily by just changing the length of the legs.  Unfortunately Beckman is not very accommodating in providing legs of different lengths, but fortunately for you, we are very accommodating.   If the 24.4 mm shorter legs we provide are not short enough for your application, just tell us your leg length or the height that you want the pipet tips to reach to and we will custom make them for your application.

 

You can use the V&P FXALP-PMS with an existing Beckman ALP Base if you have an extra one or you can purchase an ALPFXBASE from us.

 
 
 


The photo on the right illustrates the FXALP-PMS with a VP 756C-96BPTFE Bubble Paddle Stirrer attached.  The VP 756C-96BPTFE has a feature that mimics an SBS foot print on the bottom so it is perfect for mounting.

 
 
 
The photo to the right illustrates how the VP 761-1 Bubble Paddle Stirrer with a
VP 581A Adaptor Block attached to the bottom can be mounted to the FXALP-PMS.
 
 
 
The FXALP-PMS can also be used to fixture our Heating Blocks on the Beckman FX.   The photo on the right illustrates the bottom view of a VP 741 Heating Block  with a VP 581A Adaptor Block attached to the bottom. 
 
 
 
The Adaptor Block allows the VP 741 to be firmly attached to the FXALP-PMS via 4 set screws.
 
 
 
The completed system is illustrated in the photo to the right.
 
 
 


FXALP-FM

     
 
The FXALP-FM Flat Mount incorporates a series of 4 threaded holes (6/32) in the flat mounting plate which is used to replace the ALP Microplate Location system.  This platform can also be used to secure a VP 710C1-ALPFX Tumble Stirrer on the Beckman FX deck.
 
 
 
Four counter sunk holes in the base of the VP 763 under the Bubble Paddle reservoir are used to attach the Bubble Paddle system to the FXALP-FM.  This system has the advantage of being used with accessories that do not have an SBS Microplate foot print feature on the bottom.

 

You can use the V&P FXALP-FM with an existing Beckman ALP Base if you have an extra one or you can purchase an ALPFXBASE from us.

 

 
 
 
Once the Bubble Paddle Reservoir is replaced the system is ready to run.
 
 
 


FXALP-FMS

     
 
The FXALP-FM and FXALP-FMS are identical except for the length of the legs.  The FXALP-FMS is 24.4 mm shorter than the FXALP-FM and is used in applications where the "Z" height is critical.  They are shown here with the ALPFXBASE attached.  The ALPFXBASE must be purchased separately.
     
 


FXALPBASE

     
 
The FXALPBASE is used to attach either of our FXALP mounting systems to the FX deck.  In many cases our customers already have existing bases from Beckman.  If they don't have an extra, they can order the FXALPBASE from us at a fraction of the cost Beckman charges.  Just another way V&P is looking out for you.
 
 
 
The photo to the right is of the bottom of the FXALPBASE illustrating the alignment pins that register to the Beckman FX deck.
 
 
         

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