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MiniCap Flex Piercing

MiniCap Flex Piercing

The Sebia Capillary electrophoresis automated solution for small to medium size laboratories. The MINICAP FLEX PIERCING instrument offers flexibility for small to medium size laboratories.


The fully automated instrument meets the needs of the laboratory while providing clear-cut and precise separations utilizing the capillary electrophoresis technology. This multi-parameter instrument offers a comprehensive menu on serum and whole blood for Protein, Immunotyping, HbA1c, Hemoglobin and CDT (Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin) testing.

For whole blood testing, the capped tubes are gently inverted to ensure adequate mixing of the samples providing accurate results. The instrument provides complete walk-away automation reducing overall labor requirements.

Technical characteristics


  • Continuous sample loading
  • Tube capacity
    • Proteins: 28 samples
    • HbA1c, Hb or CDT: 26 samples


  • Proteins: 20 tests/h
  • HbA1c or Hb: 7 tests/h
  • CDT: 10 tests/h

Sample types

  • Serum
  • Whole blood (capped tubes)

Positive ID & Reagents Traceability

  • Barcoded carousel and tubes
  • High resolution built-in barcode reader   
  • Positive sample identification
  • Full traceability from primary tube to final result
  • Barcoded reagents and controls

Sampling mode

  • Full automation with continuous loading
  • Direct sampling from primary tubes
  • Sampling from open and capped tubes (cap piercing)
  • Efficient mixing system with multiple sample inversions


  • 2 silica capillaries for 2 simultaneous migrations
  • Migrations performed in capillaries at accurate temperature controlled by a Sebia proprietary Peltier based regulation device 

MiniCap Flex Piercing

  • Software: operated by Phoresis CORE 
  • Weight:
    • 66 lb
    • 30 kg
  • Dimension:
    • (L) 17 x (W) 22 x (H) 16 in
    • (L) 43 x (W) 57 x (H) 41 cm
  • Catalog number: PN 1232
  • Related accessories not provided with instruments:
    • ​Screen, PC, UPS and printer