Single-position thermal well that accommodates 96 well metal plates or 48 well tube rack to operate and sustain sample temperature between -65°C to a +125°C. Thermal unit integrates with any automated platform. Thermal well units available from single to 4 or even 6 position units and will accommodate any SBS-compliant metal or plastic rack or plate and sustain required temperature to properly manage control of samples. Integration to shakers and/or stir plates available.