Patent Number: 7,823,745

Title: Tube, cap and rack for automatic handling of samples

Abstract: A tube comprising a container having a closed bottom end, an open top end, and a part that is adapted for flexible cooperation with a compartment of a rack for accommodation of the tube in such a way that unintentional removal of the tube from the respective compartment is substantially prevented, a cap for sealing a tube, and a rack for accommodating a plurality of tubes. The tube, cap, and rack facilitate automatic handling of samples.

Inventors: Esser; Peter (Kobenhavn S, DK), Smith; Phil (Cambridge, GB)

Assignee: The Automation Partnership (Cambridge) Limited

International Classification: B65D 90/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00