Loops, Needles & Spreaders

bioTRADING supplies what is probably the widest and most comprehensive range of transport swabs in Europe, whilst also an extensive range of disposable loops, needles and spreaders.

Loops

Disposable loops
Disposable loops may be used in the testing laboratory for sub-culturing and inoculating purposes.

All disposable loops under go a vigorous 100% quality inspection before being released for final packaging.

Key Benefits

Manufactured from a strong but soft material to ensure the loop head does not tear into the media when plating.
Eliminates aerosol formation and spitting when heat sterilising metal loops.
Considerable saving in time compared with heat sterilising.
Available in a range of sizes.
Gamma Irradiated.
Provides multiple identical cultures.
Soft- & Hard plastics 1, 5, 10 µl

Wire loops
bioTRADING offers a comprehensive range of inoculation tools.

Certified Calibrated Nichrome Wire Loops
High quality wire loops manufactured from 80/20 nickel chromium wire and calibrated using the Evans blue dye method (Cumitech 2A). Available in two sizes, 1 µl and 10 µl, each set of 5 loops is supplied in a protective storage case with a certificate of calibration.

Standard Calibrated Nichrome Wire Loops
High quality wire loops manufactured from 80/20 nickel chromium wire in packs of 25 loops, available in a full range of sizes.

Single Unit Loops and Handles
Single piece integral nichrome wire loops manufactured from 80/20 nickel chromium wire and aluminum handles with colour coded insulation. Available in three sizes 10 µl, 2.5 µl and 1 µl.

Insulated disposable loops, needles and spreaders
Insulated loop holders. High quality nickel plated brass and light weight aluminum holders with insulate handles.

Needles

Clear styrene with chisel tip to facilitate stab cultures and recovery of adherent colonies.

Spreaders

Disposable spreaders may be used in the testing laboratory.

Traditionally, quantification of bacteria is carried out by applying a suspension of the test organisms to a dried culture plate, which is then spread evenly across the surface using an inoculation spreader.

 

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