The Stainless Steel beads (density is 7.9g/cc) come in a 1 lb. (0.45 kg) package and are designed for the homogenization of tough tissues and cells. There are 6 sizes of Stainless Steel Beads available. SSB02 (0.2mm), SSB05 (0.5mm) and SSB14B (0.9-2.0mm Blend), SSB16 (1.6mm),SSB32 (3.2mm) and SSB48 (4.8mm). Make your selection using the CODE drop down box. For more information about how to select the proper bead for your application, please click here for the guide
Beads are the components that strike and grind your samples resulting in tissue homogenization and cell lysis. We provide a variety of beads suitable for a wide array of samples. The general rule of thumb is to choose larger, denser beads for tougher samples. We also provide RNase free beads for RNA extractions and Sample Bead Packs for different types of samples.