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The NIOSH N6 sampler meets A.C.G.I.H. specifications for bio-aerosol sampling and analysis. The N6 sampler collects airborne micro-organisms in such applications as indoor air quality studies, filter and cleanroom efficiency studies, pharmaceutical production, animal care laboratories, food processing areas and any environment in which contamination must be controlled. Collection is simple. Place a standard petri dish (100 x 15mm) in the instrument and draw an air sample. The petri dish contains a medium appropriate for the microorganisms expected. Remove the dish and forward it to a laboratory of your choice. The lab will incubate and count and identify the micro-organisms. The N6 sampler comes with a line-operated sampling pump and carrying case.

Key Features

  • Meets ACGIH specs
  • Requires a flow rate of exactly 28.3L/min. (1 cfm) to achieve sharp cut-off diameter of 0.65µm
  • System comes with a continuous-duty vacuum pump; any vacuum source which is the equivalent of 10 in. of mercury or more will maintain the flow rate of 1 acfm required for maximum collection efficiency
  • Viable particles are retained on the agar plate and the exhaust air is carried through the outlet in the base of the instrument to the vacuum source
  • Air to be sampled enters the sampler and accelerates through the jet orifices of the classification stage; smaller particles are inertial impacted on the agar plate
  • Collection plate, with cover removed, fits into base of sampling instrument
  • Collection plate is prepared by aseptically pipetting 41mL of sterile culture media into a 15mm disposable plastic Petri dish
  • Sampler is constructed with aluminum components that are held together with three spring clamps and sealed with O-ring gaskets; impactor stage contains 400 precision-drilled orifices
  • Single or Two Stage Models Available
  • Minimal set-up, efficient sampling

Applications

  • Viable particles are retained on the agar plate and the exhaust air is carried through the outlet in the base of the instrument to the vacuum source
  • Air to be sampled enters the sampler and accelerates through the jet orifices of the classification stage; smaller particles are inertial impacted on the agar plate
  • Collection plate, with cover removed, fits into base of sampling instrument
  • Collection plate is prepared by aseptically pipetting 41mL of sterile culture media into a 15mm disposable plastic Petri dish
  • Sampler is constructed with aluminum components that are held together with three spring clamps and sealed with O-ring gaskets; impactor stage contains 400 precision-drilled orifices
  • Single or Two Stage Models Available
  • Minimal set-up, efficient sampling
  • Meets ACGIH specs
  • System comes with a continuous-duty vacuum pump; any vacuum source which is the equivalent of 10 in. of mercury or more will maintain the flow rate of 1 acfm required for maximum collection efficiency
  • Requires a flow rate of exactly 28.3L/min. (1 cfm) to achieve sharp cut-off diameter of 0.65µm