Clinical Chemistry Analyzer

Clinical Chemistry Analyzer Model CA-270

Compact desk-top instrument with 270 tests/hour (maximum 450 tests/hour with ISE).
Functionality of a high throughput instrument in compact desktop form ideal in any type of laboratories.

CA-270 is a successor model of CA-180 that has been well reputed, sold more than 4,000 globally. Improved throughput and user-friendliness in addition to CA-180 desktop size and high accuracy characteristics. Performs measurement in small reaction volume (100ul).

8 key points in the CA-270


  • Automatic Startup / Cuvette Check / Test Registration Best Solution for Modern Laboratory!

      • Reagent Tray
        Removable carousel for easy loading, 50 cooled positions to enhance reagent stability.
      • Automatic Washing System
        Effective cleaning method minimizes carry over and contamination.
        Efficient wash system using minimum water and wash solution for eco friendly system.
      • Low Reaction Volume Cuvettes
        Efficient use of reagent with minimum  reaction volume of 100μl.
        Durable and reusable cuvettes.
      • High Precision Sample Pipetting System
        Low Sample volume of just 1.5㎕(minimum).
        Capable of processing various sample types.
        Liquid level and clash detection.
        High precision adjustable sample clot detection. <optional>
      • Multi-Functional Sample Tray
        50 positions for samples, calibrators and controls.
        Capable of holding primary tubes, sample cups and pediatric cups.
      • STAT Sampling
        Dedicated loading Port enables quick process of emergency samples.
      • Integrated ISE Module (optional)
        Measurement of Na, K and Cl.
        Throughput of 180 tests/hour
  • User Friendly Interface

    Intuitive GUI provides fast and simple operation for any level of operator.

    • High operability with easy-to-understand layout
    • Effective use of informative graphics and charts
    • Comprehensive assessment of analyzer condition
    • Run-Monitor
      Visually shows remaining reagent volume and sample status.
    • Quallity Control(QC)
      Displays QC results in various formats.
    • Callibration
      Manages calibration settings and calibration curves on one screen.
    • Results
      Results can be displayed, printed out, or saved as electronic files.
  • HbA1c Measurement (optional)

    Simple, fast and accurate HbA1c measurement with onboard sample pretreatment.



Desktop fully automated clinical chemistry analyzer
General chemistry as photometric assay
Immunology as photometric assay (Latex reagents available)
Assay type
End point, 2 point end, rate, 2 point rate and electrolytes
270 tests per hour (Up to 450 tests per hour with optional ISE module)
Incubation time
10 minutes after applying sample for one-reagent assay
5 minutes after applying second reagent for two-reagent assay
Sample type
Serum, plasma and urine
Sample input system
Removable tray with sample tube holder

Up to 40 samples (handling of STAT available)

QC sample and Calibrator:
20 positions on designated inner tray
Sampling pipette
Micro pipette with liquid level detector and clot detector

Inside and outside with purified water
Sampling pump
Micro syringe

1.5 to 35.0 µl (increment by 0.1 µl)
Reagent system
Removable tray with reagent bottle holder on a turntable

50 reagent positions on a tray (25 each for 70 ml and 20 ml bottles)

Calculation of remaining reagent volume available

Cooling with peltier element (8 to 15 degrees Celsius)
Reagent pipette
Micro pipette with liquid level detector

Inside and outside with purified water

Other function:
Detection of remaining reagent volume available
Reagent pump
Micro syringe

R1 Volume:
20 to 250 µl (increment by 1 µl)

R2 Volume:
20 to 180 µl (increment by 1 µl)
Cuvette system
Number of cuvettes:
72 cuvettes on reaction line

Semi-disposable cuvette with onboard washing system

Resin or glass

Volume for measurement:
Minimum 100 µl

Maximum volume:
350 µl in total
Reaction system
Direct heating system

37.0 degrees Celsius
Direct measurement of absorbance in cuvette
Bi-chromatic or Mono-chromatic

340 nm, 380 nm, 415 nm, 450 nm, 510 nm, 546 nm, 570 nm, 600 nm, 660 nm, 700 nm, 750 nm, 800 nm (12 wavelengths)

Light source:
Halogen tungsten lamp
Stirring system
Stick type rotating stirrer
870 mm (W) x 670 mm (D) x 625 mm (H) (Analyzer only)
ISE module, glass cuvette, external tank sensor, degasser module,
onboard sample pretreatment (for HbA1c measurement)

Reagents for clinical chemistry

Reagents designed for automatic chemistry analyzer and optimised chemistry parameters offer the precise and reliable data to the laboratory.
  • Reagents
    Clinical chemistry reagents, Immunoturbidimetric reagents
  • Calibrators
    Clinical chemistry calibrator, Immunoturbidimetric calibrator
  • Quality control samples
    Clinical chemistry quality control sample, Immunoturbidimetric quality control sample
  • Utility reagent
    Analyzer consumables

More details

8 key points in the CA-270

How CA-270 provides stable and reliable measurement results.
  • 1. Specially designed independent reagent/sample probe
  • 2. Specially designed independent mix paddle
  • 3. Importance of IRU temperature control for stable results
  • 4. RCU cooling for reagent’s on-board stability
  • 5. Automatic washing system to support accurate measurement results
  • 6. High sensitivity clot detection sensor to avoid false results
  • 7. High-precision on sample volume
  • 8. Stable photometry with grating system

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Furuno Clinical Chemistry Analyzer

  • We provide extensive support to our customers based on our extensive knowwledge of both reagents and instruments.

    MODEL Features
    CA-270 Compact desk-top instrument with 270 test/hour (maximum 450 tests/hour with ISE).
    > 8 key points in the CA-270 (document download)
    CA-400 Mid-range desk-top instrument with 400 test/hour (maximum 560 tests/hour with ISE).
    CA-800 800 tests/hour throughput capability (maximum 1200 tests/hour with ISE).

Registered CA series in UNIDO's STePP

Furuno's CA series has been registered in STePP by UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization), Tokyo Office.

The STePP (Sustainable Technology Promotion Platform) is an online database to introduce outstanding Japanese technologies for sustainable industrial development in developing and emerging countries. In this STePP, Furuno's CA-series was evaluated as a product that contributes to achieving the goals of SDGs 3 [Good health and well-being] and 9 [Industry, innovation and infrastructure].

Source: UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion OfficeTokyo website


* Specifications subject to change without notice.