Definition : Washers designed for automatic removal of dirt and/or stains (i.e., washing) from laboratory glass or quartz cuvettes (i.e., cells). These washers typically include a plastic enclosure, a filtering flask, and a hose for connection to a vacuum system. Cuvette washers perform a cycle of operations typically including a cleaning spray washing, rinsing, and circulation of dry air for drying the cuvette; frequently a final wash with acetone is used to eliminate any water droplets. They are used in clinical laboratories to clean cuvettes (cells) before reuse.
Entry Terms : "Cuvette Washers"
UMDC code : 21162