Petrifilm Plate Reader Advanced plate reader with Petrifilm plates and a computer showing software for the device on the screen
Fast and accurate colony counting.

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 by requesting a productivity analysis.

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3M Food Safety Lab Automation—moving food testing forward.

Increase the productivity of your lab with food testing hardware and software that utilizes breakthrough technology to help streamline your operation. The 3M portfolio of food testing products feature automated solutions to help you improve productivity and keep moving forward.


3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader Advanced

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There's no slowing down with automated 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate enumeration using the 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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    Save time counting—enumerates plates in 6 seconds or less

    Proficient
    Accurate colony counting

    Proactive
    Software simplifies results storage and offers data analytics

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Actionable Insights

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

Advanced capabilities

Enables plate annotation, editing, and colony reclassification.

Advanced counting algorithms

Advanced counting algorithms developed using fixed artificial intelligence.

Barcode reading

Reads 10 types of barcode symbologies.

At-a-glance LED

At-a-glance LED status indicator light.

Automated enumeration

Automated enumeration for nine 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates.

Designed to improve lab productivity.

Read about how 3M food 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.


Automation technology for pathogen detection

The 3M™ Molecular Detection System uses a single protocol for pathogen testing. This means you can run 96 tests of multiple types in one run.


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