Technology FAQ


There is a favorable combination of reagent and IC card. Inappropriate combination may lead to malfunction and troubles of the system. Use an IC card suitable for the reagent.

Clean the system by wiping it with Kimtowel® (paper towel for laboratory use) wetted with 70% ethanol. Avoid the area where electronic parts are located and where grease is coated.
*The nozzle area may have a black silicone ring coated with silicone grease, depending on the systems. Please note that the removal of the silicone grease may lead to inadequate fitting of the pipetting tip and leakage (liquid leakage).

Regular maintenance by the customer is recommended for long time and reliable use of the apparatus. For details, see the related pages in the instruction manual of each device. Paid maintenance is also available, and please contact us, if you desire.

Any protocol may be prepared, if the apparatus is an open-platform apparatus. Special-order machines are also available. Contact us for details.

It is possible by using magLEAD® 6gC & magLEAD® 12gC and its dedicated nucleic acid extraction reagent to extract nucleic acids from various samples (such as serum, plasma, urine, or swab) after pretreatment of the sample. Contact us for details.

The Magtration® is a PSS’s proprietary technology of handling and separating magnetic particles with a uniquely shaped tip in reactions that use magnetic particles. It is a term we created, of which derived from abbreviating “Magnetic Filtration”. It means to separate and fractionation the substances by use of a magnet.

Meeting the Changing Demands of Specialized Fields

Simplifying the Science of Discovery

PSS is committed to the rapid development of products in various fields such as infectious disease, oncology, genetics, human identification, animals, and plants in order to contribute to the world’s ongoing health needs.

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