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John Morris Scientific offers High Capacity Refrigerated Centrifuges for Blood Banks

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article image Sigma 8K High Capacity Refrigerated Centrifuge

John Morris Scientific  offers a new range of high capacity refrigerated centrifuges designed for use in blood banks, clinical laboratories and high volume sedimentation applications.  

Manufactured by Sigma, the 8K universal refrigerated centrifuges have a robust construction and are built for continuous use.  

The high capacity centrifuges can store up to 6L in a fixed-angle rotor in addition to twelve 1-litre blood bags, six 1.5-litre blood bags or 12 blood bags in a swing-out rotor.  

The 8K has a speed range of 100-10, 500rpm and generates high g-forces: 

  • 5 x 500ml fixed-angle rotor: Maximum of 20,460 x g
  • 6 x 1000ml swing-out rotor: Maximum of 8,578 x g

Model 8K refrigerated centrifuges also feature: 

  • Powerful refrigeration function with an adjustable temperature range of -20ºC to +40ºC 
  • Standstill cooling with environment-friendly refrigerant R404a
  • Maintenance-free rotor drive with high imbalance tolerance of up to 80g
  • Automatic rotor identification to prevent spinning rotors from over-speeding  
  • Special armoured chamber surrounding the rotor chamber, reinforced lid and lock system to guarantee safe operation  
  • User-friendly control unit to store up to 60 programs in memory
  • Electronic imbalance monitoring system
  • Plain text display of information, error messages, run time and cycles count for the rotors used

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