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Thermo Scientific™ Forma™ 88000 Series -86°C Upright Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers

Store the most critical samples in these upright ultra-low temperature freezers, which feature outstanding safety, security and thermal performance.

Specifications

Access Security KeyLock Standard, Padlock Compatible, Key Card Optional
Backup Systems CO2 or LN2 Optional
Certifications/Compliance CE, cULus, UL
Chart Recorder 7-day Ink or Inkless (Optional)
Data Outputs RS-485, 4-20mA, dry contacts - standard
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Catalog Number Mfr. No. Capacity (Metric) Electrical Requirements Plug Type Price Quantity & Availability  
Catalog Number Mfr. No. Capacity (Metric) Electrical Requirements Plug Type Price Quantity & Availability  
88-500A
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Thermo Scientific™
88500A
682 L 115 V 60 Hz NEMA 5-20 This item has been discontinued by the manufacturer and is no longer available. Please call customer service for assistance: 1-800-766-7000.
N/A
88-600D
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Thermo Scientific™
88600D
815 L 208 - 230 V 60 Hz NEMA 6-15 This product is not available for sales online. Please call Customer Service at 1-800-766-7000 or send an email to cs.webemail@thermofisher.com for assistance.
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Description

Description

Store the most critical samples in Thermo Scientific™Forma™ 88000 Series -86°C Upright Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers, which feature outstanding safety, security and thermal performance.

Features:
  • Choice of five capacities maximizes sample storage while minimizing the freezer's footprint; features the industry's leading capacity per footprint specifications‡
  • High-performance mode provides the tightest temperature uniformity and peak variation†—for most applications, energy-savings mode offers excellent temperature control, plus up to 15% savings on energy usage compared to high performance mode
  • Increases the internal capacity of 2 in. vials over previous generation freezers—gain up to 76% more capacity in the same footprint with 1mL CryoBank tubes†
Benefits:
  • Monitor the freezer's health 24/7 and access a detailed event log—simply touch the heart icon on the main screen to see freezer's temperature, and access settings and operating parameters
  • Download a report of the current event log to a portable drive
  • Experience more efficient heat transfer with a brazed plate heat exchanger and joints to reduce leak potential and improve reliability
  • Protect against a wide range of voltage variation with a power management system that is easily accessible through the touch-screen display
  • Monitor the freezer with remote alarm contacts: 4-20 milliamp output compatible with external alarm and monitoring systems
  • Use inexpedient probes or instrumentation with two 1 in. (25mm) rear access ports
  • Store up to 15 years worth of temperature and event data on the on-board compute
  • Use the USB port to download freezer temperature and event log data, or freezer settings from one freezer to another
  • Protect against dust on the condenser, which can cause reduced refrigeration performance and increased risk to samples, with easy-to-remove, washable filter
  • Store up to 278 lbs. of samples (depending on freezer model) on reinforced, stainless steel shelving
  • Maximize cabinet temperature and eliminate frost build-up with 4x7 heated gasket with four touchpoints of security and seven zones of protection
  • Maintain cabinet temperature during openings with five polystyrene insulated inner doors that feature embedded rare earth magnets, eliminating exposed latches or magnets
Ordering information:
  • Several optional features including LN2 and CO2 back-up system, chart recorder, stainless steel inventory racking solutions and hands-free locking option
  • Environmentally-friendly, CFC/HCFC free refrigerants
  • Warranty varies by country, please contact us for details
Specifications

Specifications

KeyLock Standard, Padlock Compatible, Key Card Optional
CE, cULus, UL
RS-485, 4-20mA, dry contacts - standard
-50°C to -86°C
On Screen, Log File
Painted Steel - Standard, Stainless Steel - Optional
Standard
Standard - Individual user names and passwords
CO2 or LN2 Optional
7-day Ink or Inkless (Optional)
Vacuum Panel and Water Blown Foam
Touch-Screen LCD
4
Line voltage and Buck/Boost
High Performance or Energy Efficiency
3

‡Based on internal performance data; Data on file May 2011 †Comparison of energy-savings and high-performance mode.

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