Utermöhl Pack

Utermöhl Pack

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What is it used for?

The Utermöhl Pack is a complete tool for quantitatively analysing phytoplankton using the Utermöhl method. It allows you to sediment a sample of phytoplankton, and later analyse this in an inverted microscope.

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Make your pack

The Utermöhl Pack components can be bought separately so you can select the products you most frequently use or add a larger quantity of any given product.

Base plate and threaded ring

Utermöhl Base plate, Utermöhl ring
Utermöhl Base plate, Utermöhl ring
Utermöhl ring, Utermöhl Base plate

Precision

Thanks to the painstaking manufacturing process, the join between the stainless steel threaded ring and methacrylate plate is better than ever.

Our sedimentation chambers

Manufactured to contain 10ml, 25ml, 50ml or 100ml, with a tolerance of +/- 0.3ml.
Volume obtained with our base plate, threaded ring, and sedimentation chamber used together.

Utermöhl sedimentation chamber
  • Vol. 10ml
  • Vol. 25ml
  • Vol. 50ml
  • Vol. 100ml

New handling support

The design of the new handling support means everything fits together better.
The base plate fits perfectly on the top of the handling support, facilitating the sliding of the sedimentation chambers and square cover, and avoiding splashes.

Utermöhl handling support

Utermöhl support

Made of aluminium, this support allows the our Utermöhl base plate to be adapted to any inverted microscope.
It is custom built according to the needs of the client.

Utermöhl support

Utermöhl Pack contents

The “Utermöhl Pack” is delivered in a protected box.

Utermöhl pack

The Utermöhl Pack includes 1 base plate:

  • Made of methacrylate, with threaded channel to place the threaded ring.
  • Base plate size 120mm x 43mm.
  • 3ML volume (when used with our threaded ring and glass coverslip circle).

The Utermöhl Pack includes 1 threaded ring:

  • Made of AISI 316 stainless steel, allowing precise adjustment of the glass “Coverslip Circle” (incluided in the pack).
  • Ring size: Ø ext. 37mm / Ø int. 26mm.

The Utermöhl Pack includes 1 key:

  • Made of AISI 316 stainless steel, it is used to adjust the threaded ring on base plate.
  • 1mm thick.

The Utermöhl Pack includes 1 handling support:

  • Made of white acetal, it serves as a support for the base plate and simplifies the handling of the Utermöhl Pack.
  • 100ml volume allows.
  • Size: 135x53x45mm.

The Utermöhl Pack includes 4 sedimentation chambers made of methacrylate:

  • 10ml sedimentation chamber.
  • 25ml sedimentation chamber.
  • 50ml sedimentation chamber.
  • 100ml sedimentation chamber.

The Utermöhl Pack includes 3 types of borosilicate crystals:

  • Glass Coverslip Circle, 100 units: Ø ext. 28mm / 0,17mm thick.
  • Square Covers, 4 units: 42mm x 42mm / 1,2mm thick.
  • Round covers, 4 units: Ø ext. 33mm / 3mm thick.

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Catalogue

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Technical Support

All of our products include technical assistance service.

The Utermöhl Pack components can be bought separately.

The “Utermöhl Pack” is delivered in a protected box.

Sedimentation chambers volume obtained with our base plate, threaded ring, and sedimentation chamber used together.

For more information about the Utermöhl method click on the following link (Phytoplankton manual, UNESCO, Monographs on oceanographic methodology Vol.6, 1978).

Request our catalogue to check the reference number of any of the products on this page.

If you would like to make an enquiry or place an order for any of these products, please contact us by email at info@aquaticbiotechnology.com or click here.

We have technical assistance service for all of our products, with a wide range of replacement parts. Find out about warranties and more details here.