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The following table provides a comparison between OPS Diagnostics' pre-filled tubes and disruption tubes available for the Precellys® and FastPrep®.

OPS Diagnostics Precellys® FastPrep® Comments
100 μm Zirconium Beads (600 mg) (100 tubes/pkg) $123 PFAW 100-100-02 03961-1-010 (50 tubes/pkg) $148 Not Available Zirconium beads are of higher density; excellent for bacterial disruption.
100 μm Zirconium Beads (1200 mg)(100 tubes/pkg) $123 PFAW 100-100-26   Not Available Lysing Matrix B (100 tubes/pkg) $270.55 Economical bead for disrupting bacteria; sonication additive.
100 μm Silica Beads (600 mg)(100 tubes/pkg) $123 PFAW 100-100-01 03961-1-005(50 tubes/pkg) $148 Not Available Suitable for Bacteria
100 μm Si, 1.7 mm Zr, & 4 mm Si (100 tubes/pkg) $138 PFMM 4000-100-28   03961-1-006 (50 tubes/pkg) $148 Lysing Matrix E (100 tubes/pkg) $270.55 Biofilms & Plant Tissues
200 μm Zirconium Beads (100 tubes/pkg) $123 PFAW 200-100-03 Not Available Not Available Size is ideal for bacteria, small yeasts (e.g., Pichia).  Zirconium is high density.
400 μm Silica Beads (100 tubes/pkg) $123 PFAW 400-100-04 03961-1-004 (50 tubes/pkg)$148 Not Available Size is ideal for yeasts such as Saccharomyces.
800 μm Silica Beads (100 tubes/pkg) $123 PFAW 800-100-05 Not Available Lysing Matrix K (100 tubes/pkg) $275.70 Size is suitable for molds and pollen.
800 μm & 1.4 mm Zirconium Beads (100 tubes/pkg) $138 PFMM 800-100-27 Not Available Not Available Mycelium & Soft Leaves
1.0 mm Zirconium Beads (100 tubes/pkg) $123 PFAW 1000-100-21 Not Available Not Available Beads are suitable to disrupt finer soils.
1.4 mm Zirconium Beads (100 tubes/pkg) $123 PFAW 1400-100-19 03961-1-003 (50 tubes/pkg) $148 Lysing Matrix D (100 tubes/pkg) $270.55 Suitable for small tissue samples and biomass
1.7 mm Zirconium Beads (50 tubes/pkg) $63 PFAW 1700-50-16 Not Available Lysing Matrix Z (100 tubes/pkg) $170.65 Effective for larger tissue samples and fine plant materials.
2.8 mm Stainless Steel Grinding Balls (50 tubes/pkg) $87 PFSS 2800-50-20 03961-1-001 (50 tubes/pkg) $198 Not Available Most dense of all the grinding media, stainless steel balls are popular for their moderate cost and wide range of sizes.  Good for tissues
3.0 mm Zirconium Beads (50 tubes/pkg) $63 PFAW 3000-50-17 03961-1-002 (50 tubes/pkg) $198 Not Available Good for larger tissue samples.  Excellent chemical resistance to organics.
Garnet & ZrO Satellites (100 tubes/pkg) $138 PFMM 500-100-25   Not Available Lysing Matrix A (100 tubes/pkg) $270.55 General Sample Shredding