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Setting up Bioprint Pro

Bioprint Pro enables researchers to design their projects remotely and consistently replicate prints while in lab. Getting your product key You can get access to Bioprint Pro by purchasing a

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Hydrogel Extrusion Troubleshooting Guide

Every bioink requires specific conditions and printing parameters for an optimal extrusion. Despite differences between materials, problems with correct deposition often stem from the same reasons. Follow our general hydrogel

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Pluronic Guide

Introduction Pluronic is a trade name of tri-block copolymer also knows as poloxamer. This group of materials is characterized by the presence of hydrophobic poly(propylene oxide) (PPO) sandwiched between two

Allevi Bioprint Online: A Complete Guide

Welcome to the Allevi Bioprint Online user guide! This guide will walk you through the details of each section of the Allevi software. You can also follow the steps in

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Sodium Alginate Guide

Introduction Sodium alginate is a polymer present in brown algae (Phaeophyceae) cellular walls which is the main commercial source of this biomaterial. In general, alginates consist of L-guluronate (G) and

High Temperature Print Head

Things are starting to heat up! The High Temp Print Head pushes your Allevi bioprinter to the next level with a new max temperature of 255°C! Warning When in use,

CORE Print Head

The Allevi CORE Print Head is the most powerful bioprinting extruder in the world, offering the widest set of features which enables you to print with nearly any biomaterial. Technical

How to Level Your Bioprinter’s Bedplate

Having a level bedplate is key for getting clean, repeatable 3D bioprints. But, over time, you may find that you need to re-level your bedplate. This guide will instruct you

How Autocalibration Works

Calibrating your printer can be tricky. That’s why Allevi introduced autocalibration for Allevi 1’s and Allevi 3’s. First the printer gets finds itself in X and then in Y. after

Creating 3D Controls

New to the world of three-dimensional (3D) biology, or testing out a new material with your Allevi bioprinter? This protocol is part of a series to help you learn how

PCL Viability Report

Thermoplastics in bioprinting are often used as a support structure to provide extra mechanical strength and as reinforcement for matrix bioinks[1,2]. Polycaprolactone (PCL) is a biodegradable thermoplastic used in a