They are heavily used in many microbiology-related industries and fields to culture various micro-organisms and are meant to be a more efficient method for detection and enumeration compared to conventional plating techniques.
Improving productivity and reducing costs. A family of sample-ready plates that are uniquely designed to offer you time savings, increased productivity, reliability and most of all, greater overall efficiency that you can feel confident about.
3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates improve labor productivity and reduce overall costs. They are a family of sample-ready plates that are uniquely designed to offer you time savings, increased productivity, reliability, and most of all a reduction in operational costs vs. traditional methods that you can feel confident about.
Our full line of easy-to-use Petrifilm Plates can provide you with many benefits over traditional methods:
- Accurate results in three easy steps: inoculate, incubate and count
- Improved efficiency
- Reduced labor costs
- Standardisation of methodology
- Consistent and reliable test results
Petrifilm Plates are small, flat, sample-ready plates that enable food processors to perform on-site microbial testing easily and efficiently. Their innovative design features films coated with nutrients and a gelling agent.
The plates may be used to test raw materials, in-process products, finished products, and the plant environment. Petrifilm Plates may also be used as part of a plant’s Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) program.
Petrifilm Plates are AOAC® validated methods that you can rely on to deliver consistently accurate and reproducible results. All Petrifilm Plates are manufactured at an ISO 9001-certified site, where strict quality-control procedures give greater assurance of a high quality and consistent product to meet your needs.