Glen Mills, Inc. French Press G-M Cell Disruptor

Cambridge Scientific ID: 28304 Category: Tag:


The French pressure cell press, or French press, is an apparatus used in  biological experimentation to disrupt the plasma membrane of cells by passing them through a narrow valve under high pressure.


  • The FRENCH PRESS G-M matches the performance of traditional FRENCH PRESSES.
  • Old style Standard PRESSURE CELLS (40 kpsi; 35ml) can be used. Sold separately.
  • Highest pressure hydraulic press commercially available to disrupt the toughest cells.
  • Internal pressures generated within the Standard PRESSURE CELL can attain 40,000 psi.
  • Sample volumes to 35ml with Standard PRESSURE CELL; minimal sample loss.
  • Highly Polished Mirror Finish Stainless Steel Housing: 150 grit electro polished for sanitary applications and for ease of cleaning
  • Large easy to read 6” Hydraulic Pressure Gauge. Mounted prominently in front. Preferred over a tiny digital display.
  • Pressure limits clearly marked on Pressure Gauge.
  • Pressure Regulator Valve offers good control, easy to operate.
  • Ratio Selector Switch is non-mechanical, twin solenoids for long life.
  • Forced air intercooler for hydraulic fluid to maintain proper fluid viscosity.
  • Tables for Hydraulic Pressure Gauge reading conversion to Inner
  • PRESSURE CELL pressure conveniently located on the front panel.
  • All individual electrical components are UL approved.


  • Automatic Internal Safety Stop prevents Piston from contacting the bottom of PRESSURE CELL.
  • Automatic hydraulic pressure release when in full down stop position.
  • Timer will shutdown the motor if inadvertently left running (later versions).
  • Prominent E-Stop for added safety.
  • Easy access T-handle holder to secure top of Piston.
  • High, non-skid feet for ease of cleaning underneath.
  • Secure metal ring on platen to hold PRESSURE CELL at bottom in vertical position.
  • Hold-down plate across top to secure PRESSURE CELL in place with two easy-turn nuts.
  • Low sound levels.
  • No pinch points.
  • No hot surfaces.

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