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Thermo Scientific™ Nuova™ Stirring Hotplates

Warm applications and prepare culture media with this stirring hotplate, which features excellent low-end temperature control.

Manufacturer:  Thermo Scientific™ SP18420Q

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Catalog No. 11-496-56Q

This item has been discontinued by the manufacturer and is no longer available. Please call customer service for assistance: 1-800-766-7000.


Recommended for use with glass vessels only



Warm applications requiring stir speeds as low as 100rpm with Thermo Scientific™ Nuova™ Stirring Hotplates, delivering full stirring and heating capabilities. Featuring a compact design, low temperature stability and corrosion-resistant top for a wide range of warming applications, these hotplates reach maximum temperature in just 8 minutes. Embedded heating element ensures even heat distribution.

Key Features:
  • Durable die-cast aluminum case
  • Corrosion-resistant porcelain-coated stainless-steel top
  • Accommodates up to 20 lb. (9.1kg) load
  • Low temperature control as low as 38°C (100°F)
  • Demand-type thermostatic temperature control provides reliable temperature stability: ±5.0°C (9°F) at 371°C (700°F)
  • Embedded heating elements transfer heat evenly across plate
  • Topside drip edge protects internal components if spillage occurs
  • For use with glass vessels only


Integral ring stand holder to accommodate a 0.5 in. (1.3cm) diameter support rod



100 to 1,000rpm
7 x 7 in. (49 sq. in.)
240V, 851w, 3.6A
Hotplates, Stirrers
38° to 371°C
17.7 x 17.7cm (316.1cm²)
4.5 in.
8.6 in.
11.8 in.
11 lb.
UL, CUL listed
8.6 x 11.8 x 4.5 in. (21.8 x 29.9 x 11.43cm)
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