Thermo Scientific™ Sorvall™ RC4 General Purpose Floor Model Centrifuge Available on GSA/VA Contract for Federal Government customers only.

Process the optimal capacity for small to medium size blood processing centers with the ability to spin 4 or 8 blood bags in a wide range of bag configurations.

Manufacturer: Thermo Scientific™ 75004481

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Catalog No. 75-004-481


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    Profile (Acceleration/Braking) 9/9
    Max. Speed 10,000rpm
    Max. RCF 15,320 x G
    Voltage 200/230V
    Capacity 4 x 1000mL or 8 x 500mL blood bags or 4 x 8 microplates
    Net Weight (English) 631 lb.
    Net Weight (Metric) 286kg
    Temperature Range (Metric) -9° to +40°C
    Timer 0 to 99 min., plus HOLD
    Description Sorvall RC4 General Purpose Floor Model Centrifuge
    Dimensions (L x W x H) Exterior 28.3 x 26.8 x 37.8 in. (72 x 68 x 96cm)
    Control Microprocessor via EASYcontrol II
    Height (English) Exterior 37.8 in.
    Imbalance Detector Optimum run stability with SMARTspin Imbalance Detection System
    Length (English) Exterior 28.3 in.
    Length (Metric) Exterior 72cm
    Width (English) Exterior 26.8 in.
    Width (Metric) Exterior 68cm
    Certifications/Compliance Designed and tested in accordance with EN 61 010-1, EN 61 010-2-020, EN 50 081-1, EN 50-082-1. CSA
    Electrical Requirements 200 to 230V; 200V 50/60Hz
    Hertz 50/60Hz
    Amperage 16; 16A
    Height (Metric) Exterior 96cm
    Refrigerant CFC-free
    Speed 10000rpm

    Process the optimal capacity for small to medium size blood processing centers with the ability to spin 4 or 8 blood bags in a wide range of bag configurations when using the Thermo Scientific™ Sorvall™ RC4 Low-Speed Floor Model Centrifuge, a flexible refrigerated centrifuge for blood banking and clinical applications. Using flexible accessory systems, it spins everything from doubles to 500mL quints with in-line leukoreduction filters. A versatile performer, the RC-4 is in a class of its own.

    High-Throughput and Versatiliy

    • Spins larger numbers of tubes at higher RCFs than competing models
    • Powerful induction drive and optional swinging bucket rotor (which accommodates DoubleSpin buckets) combine to provide higher RCFs and capacities for the most popular sample formats
    • Exceptional capacity for all popular sample formats, including 15 and 50mL tissue culture tubes, and many others. A wide range of rotors makes it suitable for biochemistry, biotechnology, microbiology, pharmaceutical and blood processing labs

    Safe Operation

    • The RC4 meets stringent international safety standards. It offers a wide selection of independently tested biocontainment rotors that comply with rigorous international guidelines for aerosol containment of bacteria and viruses

    Optimal Run Stability

    • The Thermo Scientific™ SMARTspin™ Imbalance Detection System automatically brakes unit if an excessive imbalance is detected, for example, due to tube leakage
    • The reliable imbalance detection means that even large swinging-bucket rotors can operate safely with a 30g imbalance

    Easy to Use

    • EASYcontrol™ II Soft-Touch Keypad is located at the front of the instrument, eliminating awkward reaching
    • Soft-Touch Lid Lock allows effortless opening and closing
    • Intuitive operator keypad allows you to recall up to 9 protocols

    Key Features

    • Max capacity of 4 x 1000mL bottles, 8 x 500mL blood bags or 4 to 8 standard microplates
    • Fastest processing and highest throughput of any 4L low-speed centrifuge
    • Unmatched RCFs with fixed-angle rotors for bacterial, tissue culture and general pelleting needs
    • Enhanced user safety: choose from 4 biocontainment rotors accommodating samples from 1.5 to 1000mL
    • HIGHplate™ rotor spins DNA/RNA filter plates to 85mm in height
    • Optimum run stability with SMARTspin™ Imbalance Detection System
    • Reduced maintenance with brushless induction drive
    • Whisper quiet operation at a noise level under 58dBA


    Rotor (sold separately)

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