The Nucleus of the Touch System

The Nucleus of the Touch System

Smaller. Faster. Touch Screen. Versatile. Those are the design specs behind all the Touch Series analyzers. SPIFE Touch builds on the proven track record of the SPIFE agarose gel electrophoresis analyzer, but is 30% faster, uses lower stain and destain volumes and has a touch screen user interface. Explore the demo video now.
Touch Screen Interface


New intuitive touch interface for test selection and customization of all parameters.

30% Faster Processing


Faster processing and organized workflow for greater efficiency and throughput.

Auto Visualization


Automatic reagent application for enzymatic assays and auto staining for visible analytes.

SPIFE Touch Assays

SPIFE Touch can handle a full menu of assays meeting the needs of most laboratories, even those with the highest volumes and most complex patient populations. Gel sizes are available for smaller volumes as well.

CK Isoenzymes
Hi-Res Proteins
LD Isoenzymes

Let's Talk About Features

SPIFE Touch is the proven, workhorse solution for clinical gel electrophoresis needs.
ESH Touch

Integrates with ESH Touch and QS Touch for positive sample tracking

Touch Screen Interface

Easy-to-use touch screen interface

Applicator Blades

New applicator blades provide fast, clean and accurate sampling


Peltier temperature control for sample integrity and crisp separations

Auto application

Auto application of enzymatic reagents and full staining module for visible analytes

Analytes and gel

Full menu of analytes and gel sizes

Need Imaging and Quantitation?

The new QuickScan Touch Plus includes a more powerful Windows 10 CPU and a new SQL database format for enhanced data management.

Let's Get Technical

Want to know the details? Helena provides complete information on the SPIFE Touch. Feel free to download a brochure or check out the latest warranty, service and technical specifications.
Product No. / Item

1068 – SPIFE Touch (120 Vac, 50/60 Hz)
1069 – SPIFE Touch (230 Vac, 50/60 Hz)
1070 – Stain Guard for SPIFE Touch

spife sampling accessories

3353 – SPIFE QuickGel Dispo Cup Tray, Row 6/12
3354 – SPIFE QuickGel Dispo Cup Tray, Row 8/B
3364 – SPIFE 20-80 Dispo Cup Tray
3366 – SPIFE 20-100 Dispo Cup Tray
3370 – SPIFE 20,40,60 Dispo Cup Tray
3369 – SPIFE Dispo Sample Cups - Shallow Well, 100/pkg
3360 – SPIFE Dispo Sample Cups - Deep Well, 100/pkg
3450 – SPIFE Applicator Blades, 30/pkg
3451 – SPIFE Modified Applicator Blades, 30/pkg
3387 – Applicator Blade Weights (for SPIFE, REP) (3/pkg)

electrodes and spreaders

1111 – SPIFE QuickGel Electrodes, 2/pkg
3709 – SPIFE Replacement Electrodes (2/pkg)
3388 – SPIFE Stainless Steel Electrodes, (3/pkg)
3706 – SPIFE Reagent Spreaders (2/pkg)
3702 – SPIFE IEF Tungsten Electrodes/Adapters (3 electrodes, 2 adapters)

other spife items

1093 – SPIFE Replacement Pump
1113 – SPIFE Maintenance Swabs (5/pkg)
1115 – SPIFE Gel Block Remover
1346 – Barcode Reader & Cabling for SPIFE (1 set)
1361 – REP/SPIFE Contact Sheets (5/pkg)
3358 – SPIFE QuickGel Holder, 1/pkg

Touch Screen
Timer Range:
1 sec. to 99 min. | 59 sec. in 1 second increments
Chamber Temperature Range:
10° to 62°C (50° to 144°F)
Stainer Drying Temperature Range:
30° to 90°C (86° to 194°F)
Input Power:
Cat. No. 1068: 120 Vac, 50/60 Hz
Cat. No. 1069: 240 Vac, 50/60 Hz
24" (61 cm) H x 39" (99 cm) W x 30" (76 cm) D
78 lb. (35 kg)
Operating Environment:
15° to 27°C (59° to 81°F)
Optional Isolation Transformer Specifications
Input Voltage:
120V (or 230V)
Output Voltage:
120V (or 230)
Power Range:
2000 VA
60 Hz (or 50 Hz)