- Determine the user’s industry
Carbon dioxide incubators are currently generally used in the following industries: ① hospitals; ② microbiology industry; ③ pharmacology; ④ colleges and universities.
- Qualification documents
The carbon dioxide incubator is different from other products. If it is defined as a medical device product and the user’s industry is a hospital, it must have a medical device registration certificate. If not, you will be fined. Other industries do not have this necessary requirement.
- Determine the use environment
Generally, the following environmental conditions need to be considered: ① whether there is air conditioning; ② whether the air is smooth; ③ the size of the installation location; ④ the size of the laboratory door and other factors.
- Determine the three parameters of the carbon dioxide incubator: ① temperature control range; ② temperature control mode; ③ carbon dioxide control mode.
① Temperature control range: The carbon dioxide incubator is considered from the experiments and samples. The temperature is generally not required to be too high, and it is not required to be too low to require refrigeration. Therefore, the temperature is generally selected above the room temperature for the experiment. It is 37 ℃, and for some domestic manufacturers, the temperature control is usually set at: RT + 5-50 ℃.
②Temperature control method: In the process of heating with a carbon dioxide incubator, we usually have two different needs. First, we need to heat up fast, and the other is to keep warm. If you need to heat up quickly, it is recommended to use air-jacketed heating, that is, direct heating in air. If you need insulation effect, then it is recommended that you use a water jacket heating carbon dioxide incubator, that is, the heating medium is a water jacket to heat the inside of the tank. The water jacket heating carbon dioxide incubator has a power-off insulation function. .
③ Carbon dioxide control mode: The control mode of the carbon dioxide incubator is generally divided into three types: first, infrared sensors, secondly, thermal conductivity, and finally, gas distribution control. I will introduce two kinds, that is, the two “most”. The first is the best: the best is of course the infrared sensor control method. This control method is not easy to be affected by the outside world, and the control is accurate. The second is the most extensive: That is to say, the long-term use in the market is still the gas distribution type, which must be linked to the customer’s long-term usage habits. In the case of a sufficient budget, it is recommended to choose an infrared sensor because it is more cost-effective.
- Determine the volume of the carbon dioxide incubator
We usually need to consider two aspects. The first is the location of the laboratory. This requires us to consider the relationship between the size of the cabinet and the size of the laboratory. In the laboratory. The second is how much space is needed for the experimental samples. In this regard, we need to consider the volume of the inner tank of the cabinet. Now the carbon dioxide incubator is as small as 50L and as large as 200L. Generally speaking, it can meet everyone’s needs.
- With the carbon dioxide incubator selected, do I still need some accessories to facilitate our work? Just ask yourself.