Thermo Scientific™ Sorvall™ LYNX™ Superspeed Centrifuge Series Available on GSA/VA Contract for Federal Government customers only.

Perform high-speed separations simply in shared lab settings with the Thermo Scientific™ Sorvall™ LYNX Superspeed Centrifuge Series.

Manufacturer: Thermo Scientific™ 75006580

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Catalog No. 75-006-580


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    Max. RCF 68,905 x G (A27, 8x50 rotor)
    Phase Single-phase
    Capacity 4 x 1000mL
    Noise Level <59 dBA
    Warranty Unit: 1 yr., Drive: 3 yrs., Refrigeration: 5 yrs
    Description Sorvall LYNX 4000 Superspeed Centrifuge
    HEPA Filter Not Available
    Net Weight (English) 622 lb.
    Net Weight (Metric) 283kg
    Temperature Range (Metric) -10° to +40°C
    Width (Metric) Exterior 700mm
    Accel/Decel Profiles 9 Accel, 10 Decel
    Max. Speed 24,000rpm
    ACE Integrator Yes
    Certification cULus, CE; IEC 61010-2-020 2nd Ed. or later, ROHS, WEEE
    Control Touchscreen Interface
    Depth (English) 31.7 in.
    Drive System High Torque Brushless Motor
    Green Technology Green Mode
    Imbalance Tolerance 5% of Opposing Loads
    Instrument Bolt Down Not Required, Optional Seismic Bolt Down
    Item Description Sorvall LYNX 4000
    Max. Capacity (with Fixed Angle rotors) 4L
    Max. Capacity (with Swinging Bucket rotors) 4L, 24 microplates, 40 x 50mL or 96 x 15mL conical tubes
    Refrigerated Yes
    Other Functions Multilingual Selection, Rotor Calculator, On-Board Training Videos, User Logging, User Lock-Out, Automatic Door Opening, Rotor Speed Handle
    Partial Vacuum System Not Available
    Pre-Cooling Function Yes
    Rotor Locking System Auto-Lock
    Run Time 99 hours, hold
    Speed Control Accuracy 25rpm
    Temperature Accuracy ±2°C
    Work Height at Top Deck (English) 33.9 in.
    Amperage 30A
    Work Height at Top Deck (Metric) 860mm
    Power 200-240V, 50/60Hz, 30A, Single Phase
    Height (English) Exterior 36.6 in.
    Height (Metric) Exterior 930mm
    Length (English) Exterior 31.7 in.
    Length (Metric) Exterior 805mm
    Width (English) Exterior 27.6 in.
    Depth (Metric) 805mm
    Min. Speed 500rpm
    Rotor Identification Auto-ID Instant, Automatic

    Perform high-speed separations simply in shared lab settings with the Thermo Scientific™ Sorvall™ LYNX Superspeed Centrifuge Series. Advanced rotor innovations including Thermo Scientific™ Auto-Lock™ rotor exchange, Thermo Scientific™ Auto-ID™ instant rotor identification and lightweight and durable Thermo Scientific™ Fiberlite™ carbon fiber rotors shorten run set-up time and increase rotor security. For real-time run monitoring and control via a smart device, download the Thermo Scientific™ Centri-Vue™ application.

    Auto-Lock Rotor Exchange

    • Secure, push-button rotor exchange in less than 3 seconds
    • Improved safety and convenience
    • No tools required
    • Quickly change rotors and applications

    Auto-ID Instant Rotor Identification

    • Immediate identification of a rotor
    • Rotor specifications automatically loaded into centrifuge parameters
    • Shortens run set-up time, improves safety

    Extensive Rotor Portfolio

    Supports multiple users and evolving research needs

    • Fiberlite carbon fiber rotors for a simply lighter, more secure investment
      • Lightweight carbon fiber and innovative construction allow unique rotor designs not possible with metal
      • Corrosion- and fatigue-resistance secures the rotor's structural integrity for unequalled durability
      • Backed by a 15-year warranty
    • Swinging bucket rotors for versatility and expanded capacity at high RCF with dozens of adapters for research flexibility 
    • Complete fixed angle rotor portfolio for commonly used 50 mL, 50 mL conical, 250 mL, 500 mL and 1 Liter tubes and bottles with specialty rotor options to address specific protocol requirements 
    • Continous flow/zonal rotors providing scale-up flexibility from superspeed applications to harvesting and clarification 

    Touchscreen Interface

    Simple set-up with large, bright interactive touchscreen for all functions

    • Library of up to 99 programs
    • Integrated rotor calculator for protocol modifications and transfers
    • Multilingual instructions in English, German, French, Spanish and other languages
    • Operator run logging and reporting, optional password protection

    Centri-Vue Application
    Real-time run monitoring and control from your mobile device

    • Determine status at-a-glance of 1 or up to 100 centrifuges
    • Establish secure centrifuge connection for start or stop control
    • Replicate instrument main screen on your smart device to monitor your run or check for diagnostic errors
    Ergonomics and Safety
    • Optimal working height of 860mm
    • Integrated surface workspace
    • Meets global safety standards without need to bolt down instrument
    • Quiet performance (<59 dBA)
    • Door opens fully and automatically using door open bar

    Assists GMP/GLP Data Management

    • Simplified quality control and record keeping
    • Onboard run logging of user and run conditions, downloadable with USB or Ethernet connections 

    Advanced Technology for Resource Efficiency

    • Energy use options
    • Smart Vacuum reduces power needed for typical run (Sorvall LYNX 6000 only)
    • Power factor corrector module optimizes electronics
    • Carbon fiber rotors reduce capital expenses and disposal costs
    • Compliant with global standards

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