Thermo Scientific™ Forma™ 900 Series -86°C Upright Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers

Provide uncompromised sample protection for -50° to -86°C applications with Thermo Scientific™ Forma™ 900 Series -86°C Upright Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers.

Manufacturer: Thermo Scientific™ 989SS

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Catalog No. 989SS


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    Dimensions (L x W x H) Exterior 38.9 x 40.8 x 77.9 in. (98.9 x 103.6 x 197.9cm)
    Dimensions (D x W x H) Interior 25.3 x 30.6 x 51.5 in. (64.3 x 77.7 x 130.8cm)
    Temperature Range -50° to -86°C
    Doors Double
    Capacity (English) Shelf 150 lb.
    Certifications/Compliance cULus, CE listed
    Footprint (English) 11.02 sq. ft.
    Energy Usage 19kW/day
    Footprint (Metric) 1.02 sq. meters
    Inner Doors 4
    Line Voltage Indicator Buck/Boost
    Operating Modes Standard Operation
    On-Board Datalogging Not Avaialble
    Regulatory Approvals UL, FDA Class I
    Smart View Compatibility SmartView Compatible
    Weight (English) 850 lb.
    Weight (Metric) 385kg
    Water Cooled Optional
    Description Capacity: 23 cu. ft. (651.3L); Double door; Holds 360 boxes; 208-230V/60Hz; 12A
    Amperage 12A,12A
    Capacity 23 cu. ft., 651L,23 cu. ft., 651L
    Capacity (English) 23 cu. ft.
    Backup Systems CO2 or LN2 Optional
    Display Push Button LED,Push Button LED
    Hertz 60Hz,60Hz
    Holds 360 boxes,360 boxes
    Insulation Polyurethane Foam
    Access Security KeyLock, Padlock Standard
    Plug Type NEMA 6-15,NEMA 6-15
    Shipping Weight (English) 900 lb.,900 lb.
    Shipping Weight (Metric) 408kg,408kg
    Voltage 208 to 230V
    Electrical Requirements 208-230V/60Hz
    Interior Stainless Steel
    Data Outputs RS-485, 4-20mA, dry contacts - standard, PT100 probe Optional
    Setpoint Security Not Avaialble
    Voltage Compensation Buck/Boost
    Capacity (Metric) 651L
    Capacity (Metric) Shelf 68kg
    2ml Vial Capacity per Freezer 36000
    Shelves 3,3
    Product Name Forma
    Chart Recorder 7-day ink or inkless Optional
    Width (English) Interior 30.6 in.
    Depth (English) Interior 25.3 in.
    Depth (English) Exterior 38.9 in.
    Height (English) Interior 51.23 in.
    Width (Metric) Interior 77.7cm
    Height (Metric) Exterior 198.1cm
    No. of Doors 2
    Temperature Range (Metric) -50° to -86°C
    Height (Metric) Interior 130.11cm
    Depth (Metric) Interior 64.3cm
    Height (English) Exterior 78 in.
    Width (English) Exterior 40.8 in.
    Width (Metric) Exterior 103.6cm
    Depth (Metric) Exterior 98.9cm

    Provide uncompromised sample protection for -50° to -86°C applications with Thermo Scientific™ Forma™ 900 Series -86°C Upright Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers. Available in single or double door models, these freezers are designed for daily sample protection and dependability.

    Key Features

    • Centralized, eye level information center, including microprocessor control and monitoring system; all controls and displays are easy to reach and read
    • Improves temperature control and increases reserve BTUH capacity, resulting in a more stable temperature sample
    • Unique double door to store frequently used samples in the top chamber while long-term storage remains undisturbed in bottom
    • Single-hand operation: easy-to-use, padlock-compatible, ergonomic door handle with integrated key lock
    • Optional CO2 or LN2 back-up: Choice of CO2 or LN2 safety back-up systems for additional sample protection in the event of a power or mechanical failure
    • Optional chart recorder: Built-in chart recorder can be installed at eye level on Forma 900 -86°C models
    • 5 in. (127mm) foamed-in-place, polyurethane insulation: Reduces power consumption, maintains temperature setpoint
    • 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 for the use of inexpedient probes or instrumentation
    • Four inner doors reduce cold air loss and improve temperature recovery after door closings
    • Stainless steel interior

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