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Thermo Scientific™ Precision™ General-Purpose Water Baths

Precision General-Purpose Water Baths consist of eight models, including dual chamber and shallow form, with analog or digital control.

Manufacturer:  Thermo Scientific™ 2837

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Catalog No. 15-474-71

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Thermo Scientific™ Precision General-Purpose Water Baths consist of eight models, including dual chamber and shallow form, with analog or digital control. Easy-to-maintain, seamless-stainless steel interior chamber and epoxy powder-coated exterior are resistant to corrosion and chemical damage.

Rugged, high-performance baths maintain water temperature from ambient to 95°C or 99.9°C (depending on model) with ±0.2°C uniformity (at 37°C) and ±0.1°C control resolution (at 37°C) with stainless-steel gable cover.
  • Choice of analog or digital temperature control
  • Chamber capacities ranging from 1.5 to 43L
  • Front-mounted controls simplify operation
  • Overtemperature safety circuitry prevents thermal runaway
  • Dual-chamber models have independent controls for operating at different temperatures

Analog Baths

  • Easy-to-use analog controls and hydraulic thermostat are ideal for applications in which temperature setpoints seldom change
  • Backup high-limit safety thermostat
  • Illuminated power switch

Digital Baths

  • Allow temperature setpoint with ±0.1°C precision at the push of a button
  • Microprocessor control with bright three-digit LED temperature readout
  • Automatic overtemperature protection


Gable cover: stainless steel for all except Models 181 and 281, which are polypropylene; Diffuser shelf; Spirit-filled thermometer (analog baths only); Rubber duck

Recommended for:

  • Bacteriological examinations
  • Coagulation tests
  • Copper strip corrosion tests
  • Crude oil studies
  • Cytochemistry
  • Demulsibility studies
  • Environmental studies
  • Food processing QC
  • Genetic studies
  • Hormone studies
  • Immunological research
  • Incubation for microbiological assays
  • Incubation for microcentrifugation tubes
  • Melting agar
  • Metallurgical analysis
  • Molecular biology
  • Protein analysis
  • Radioactive isotope uptake studies
  • Radiochemistry
  • Serological research
  • Thawing
  • Thawing blood
  • Thawing cryopreservation vials
  • Tissue culture research
  • Virology research
  • Warming reagents
  • Water quality research
Description & Specifications


Ambient to 95° or 99°C
Epoxy powder-coated steel
6 in.
9.75 in.
20 lb.
12.5 in.
11.5 in.
16.2 x 14.75 x 9.75 in. (41 x 37.5 x 24.8cm)
Stainless steel
16.2 in.
14.75 in.
UL listed
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