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3M Food Safety Lab Automation

Moving food safety testing forward.

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Fast and accurate colony counting.

Increase the productivity of your lab with food testing hardware and software that utilizes breakthrough technology to help streamline your operation. Accurately enumerate plates in 6 seconds or less with the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader Advanced. Discover how you can advance your lab's productivity and testing capacity.


  • 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader Advanced

    It’s time to advance the efficiency of your lab by automating the imaging, interpretation and tracking of results. This system achieved up to 94% reduced time to enumerate 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates (observed on the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Aerobic Count Plate with High Counts).
     

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    Productive

    System saves time counting—enumerates plates in 6 seconds or less.

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    Proactive

    Software simplifies results storage and offers data analytics.

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    Proficient

    Technology delivered accurate colony counting.


Improving productivity for every food safety lab.

See how food safety testing solutions from 3M can help you automate and streamline your operation with features designed to help improve productivity and maintain accuracy.

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Advanced Counting Algorithms

Advanced counting algorithms developed using fixed artificial intelligence.

Advanced Capabilities

Enables plate annotation, editing, and colony reclassification.

Automated Enumeration

Automated enumeration for nine 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates.

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Barcode Reading
Reads 10 types of barcode symbologies.
Actionable Insights

Stores results and allows for result analysis by trending and reporting features.

Designed to improve lab productivity.

Read about how 3M food safety testing technology can help your lab improve productivity and efficiency.

How to use 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader Advanced.

See how easy it is to get your lab up and running using the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader Advanced.

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  • Unlike traditional agar methods, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates come ready to use with no preparation required.

  • This system uses a single protocol for pathogen testing, meaning you can run 96 tests of multiple types in one run.

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