Thermo Scientific™ Forma™ 7000 Series -40°C Upright Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers Available on GSA/VA Contract for Federal Government customers only.

Provide uncompromised sample protection for -10° to -40°C applications with these ultra-low temperature freezers, designed for daily sample protection and dependability.

Manufacturer: Thermo Scientific™ 7240A

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Catalog No. 72-40A

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    Capacity (English) Shelf 150 lb.
    Backup Systems CO2 or LN2 Optional
    Capacity (Metric) Shelf 68kg
    2ml Vial Capacity per Freezer 24000
    Access Security KeyLock, Padlock Standard
    Chart Recorder 7-day ink or inkless Optional
    Certifications/Compliance cULus, CE listed
    Data Outputs dry contacts - standard, PT100 probe Optional
    Description Capacity: 13 cu. ft. (368.1L); Holds 240 boxes; 115V/60Hz; 16A
    Amperage 16A
    Capacity 13 cu. ft., 368L
    Capacity (English) 13 cu. ft.
    Capacity (Metric) 368L
    Display Push Button LED
    Dimensions (L x W x H) Exterior 32.9 x 33.3 x 77.9 in. (83.6 x 84.6 x 197.9cm)
    Dimensions (D x W x H) Interior 19.3 x 23 x 51.5 in. (49 x 58.4 x 130.8cm)
    Hertz 60Hz
    Holds 240 boxes
    Insulation Polyurethane Foam
    Plug Type NEMA 5-20
    Shipping Weight (English) 696 lb.
    Shelves 3
    Product Name Forma
    Shipping Weight (Metric) 316kg
    Temperature Range -10° to -40°C
    Type Ultra Low Freezer, Upright
    Voltage 115V
    Doors Single
    Electrical Requirements 115V 60Hz
    Footprint (English) 7.61 sq. ft.
    Footprint (Metric) .71 sq. meters
    Inner Doors 4
    Interior Painted Galvaneel - Standard, Stainless-steel - Optional
    Line Voltage Indicator Buck/Boost
    Operating Modes Standard Operation
    On-Board Datalogging Not Avaialble
    Regulatory Approvals UL
    Smart View Compatibility SmartView Compatible
    Setpoint Security Not Avaialble
    Vial to Energy Ratio 2.95 watts/100 2mL vials (box)
    Vial to Footprint Ratio (English) 33803 vials/cu. ft.
    Vial to Footprint Ratio (Metric) 33803 vials/cu. m
    Voltage Compensation Buck/Boost
    Weight (English) 646 lb.
    Weight (Metric) 293kg
    Water Cooled Optional

    Provide uncompromised sample protection for -10° to -40°C applications with Thermo Scientific™ Forma™ 7000 Series -40°C Upright Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers, designed for daily sample protection and dependability.

    Key Features:

    • Easy to reach and read controls and displays, featuring a centralized, knee-level information center that includes a microprocessor control and monitoring system 
    • State-of-the-art refrigeration system for improved temperature control and increased reserve BTUH capacity, resulting in a more stable temperature sample
    • Low voltage surge protection and buck/boost
    • Easy to remove, washable filter to protect the condenser from dust, minimizing the possibility of reduced refrigeration performance or increased risk to samples
    • Easy-to-use, padlock-compatible, ergonomic door handle with integrated key lock
    • Choice of CO2 or LN2 safety back-up systems for additional sample protection in the event of a power or mechanical failure
    • Built-in chart recorder available at knee level on Forma 7000 -40°C models


    • Triple-point door gasket provides longer holding time in the event of a door opening
    • Rugged, heavy gauge, cold-rolled steel cabinets resist chipping and rust
    • 1 in. (25mm) access ports allow the use of inexpedient probes or instrumentation
    • Four inner doors reduce cold air loss and improve temperature recovery after door closings
    • 5 in. (127mm) foamed-in-place polyurethane insulation reduces power consumption and maintains temperature setpoint

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