AlteCapTM Switch

Semi-automated screw cap handling

The only decapper capable of switching between 6, 8 and 12 formats

Quickly cap, decap or recap tubes by column or row. Featuring interchangeable cap driver cassettes for easy processing of different screw cap tube types and tubes in 24, 48 or 96 SBS rack formats.

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Revolutionary design

Innovative two-handed control, for maximum user comfort and effortless screw cap processing.

Intuitive to use

Light touch buttons initiate decapping or capping. Low force dual button cap ejection.

Uniquely flexible

Interchangeable cap driver cassettes compatible with screw cap tubes in 24, 48 or 96 SBS rack formats from most manufacturers.


Process caps in columns or rows. Recap tubes or discard used caps. Apply fresh caps from a cap carrier.

Precise torque control

Electronic cap driver control ensures each screw cap is perfectly capped every time.

Multi use stand

Includes portrait or landscape rack placement. Convenient for storage, USB charging and holding caps for re-capping.