MCA384 Liquid handling for Fluent®

This course will provide participants with convenient step-by-step instructions to create and optimize liquid classes for Fluent instruments equipped with multichannel arm (MCA384) using FluentControl software.
Participants will develop knowledge and establish confidence for effective use of the Fluent instrument and learn how to improve the quality of pipetting for different type of liquids.

General information

The following topics are covered in this course:
  • Introduction and overview to hardware components relevant for pipetting with MCA384 arm
  • Tecan's liquid handling concept and terminology
  • The influence of the various liquid handling parameters on pipetting precision and accuracy
  • Single and multi-pipetting
  • Work with flexible numbers of tips (8, 16, 24, 96 or 384)
  • Exchange different adapter plates "on the fly"
  • Measure precision with colorimetric tests 
  • Wash procedures with fixed tips and disposable tips
  • Daily, weekly and preventive maintenance
  • Troubleshoot
  • Test and certification
Familiarity with Fluent instrument and FluentControl course completion.
At the end of the course participants will be able to understand the parameterization of  default liquid classes for MCA384, create customized liquid classes, implement the concept of liquid classes for their own liquid types, perform precision and accuracy measurements with colorimetric test and improve the performance with appropriate maintenance. 

 Target audience
This course is for users who operate a Fluent instrument equipped with MCA384 arm and would like to optimize and maximize the performance of their system. 


Code Dates Available seats Place
CH2212L33 24.03.2022 - 25.03.2022
0 Switzerland - Zurich Männedorf register in waiting list