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APS One™ – Automated Pourer Stacker

Automated Pourer Stacker – Culture media plate pouring system

  • High plate dispensing rate
  • Outstanding plate quality
  • Enhanced productivity

Part of our AES Blue Line, APS One is a culture media plate pouring system, or Automated Pourer Stacker. Producing quality culture media plates, APS One™ improves your workflow by dispensing up to 800 petri dishes per hour.

Automated Culture Media Filling system

  • Easy to use, APS One is the necessary step between culture media preparation and efficient microbial detection and enumeration.
  • Filling and dispensing hundreds of petri plates in minimum time, APS One™ provides you with your very own reliable homemade culture media.
  • With this automated system, save time and be ensured of the high performance of your culture media, and of a perfect batch to batch reproducibility.

APS One: state of the art technology

  • Quality: Reduced risk of contamination : APS One closes the plate immediately after filling it under UV light
  • Convenience: Due to its compact size, APS One is very easy for all technicians to load. Rapid and easy loading as plates can be stacked into the instrument column by column or 5 columns by 5 columns
  • Innovation: with its Integrated plate cooling system, solidification time is reduced as well as condensation
  • Flexibility: APS One can operate with most plastic plate brands and you can easily install the optional 55mm plate filling system to use APS One for both 90 mm and 55 mm plates

AES Blue Line: a complete range of solutions

With the AES Blue Line, bioMérieux offers a complete range of automated solutions for your culture media preparation and sample preparation.


Plates/hour : 90 mm 
Volume 12 ml 14 ml 18 ml
Standard 780 700 650
Turbo mode 900 850
Plates/hour : 55 mm
Volume 9 ml
Standard 800
  • Dispensing volume : 1 to 50 ml
  • Plates cooling system : standard (integrated)
  • Peristaltic pump : easy loading type
  • Multilingual graphic screen : English, Spanish, German, Italian and French pre-installed, all other languages can be imported by the user
  • 20 programs can be stored in internal memory
  • Integrated keypad or USB mouse driven (order mouse separately)
  • Traceability recordings on USB stick (order stick separately)
  • Ethernet port
  • UV lamp with user protection (Plexiglas cover)
  • Detection of faulty plates
  • Pump dispensing mode to fill tubes or flasks
  • Connection for external pump (PM05)
  • Dimensions : H 890 x W 720 x D 640 mm
  • Weight : 60 kg
  • Packing : H 385 x W 808 D 1795 and H 690 x W 760 mm/ 70 kg / 2 boxes
  • Power : 115-230 V +/- 10% 50/60 Hz