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Thermo Scientific™ MediLite™ Centrifuge

Perform routine low-speed applications such as the separation of blood and urine samples with the Thermo Scientific? MediLite? Centrifuge.

Manufacturer:  Thermo Scientific™ 004490F

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Catalog No. 04-978-053

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Perform routine low-speed applications such as the separation of blood and urine samples with the Thermo Scientific™ MediLite™ Centrifuge, designed for complete operator protection within budget-minded labs.


  • Compact design saves bench space
  • Accommodates sealed tubes for aerosol containment
  • Offers integral 30-min. timer with HOLD mode
  • Provides power interrupt if lid is opened during a run
  • Powered by a maintenance-free brushless motor

MediLite with 6-Place Rotor:

  • Capacity: 90mL (6 x 15mL)
  • Max. Tube O.D. x L: 16 x 125mm

MediLite with 12-Place Rotor:

  • Capacity: 120mL (12 x 10mL)
  • Max. Tube O.D. x L: 16 x 100mm

120V 60Hz Models:

  • Fixed Speed: 3100rpm
  • Fixed RCF: 1,228 x g

240V 50Hz Models:

  • Fixed Speed: 2700rpm
  • Fixed RCF: 920 x g

Ordering Information:

Replacement rotors (6-place, 474300F; 12-place, 476200F) and 10mL sealed Aeroshield™ carriers (020870F) are available separately.


45° Rotor (6- or 12-place) and standard tube shields.

Compatible with:

Sealed Aeroshields hold tubes up to 10mL (16 x 100mm). With a threaded, screw cap design and o-ring closure they provide full aerosol containment. The transparent cap allows visual tube inspection for breakage without opening the seal. Aeroshields may be autoclaved and decontaminated with bleach.

Recommended for:

Blood Component Separations in blood collection tubes

Description & Specifications


6 x 15mL
9.5 in.
14.75 in.
16 lb.
9.5 in.
Medilite Centrifuge
240V 50Hz
0 to 30 min. plus HOLD
6-place Rotor
14.75 x 9.5 x 9.5 in. (37.5 x 24.1 x 24.1cm)
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