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Thermo Scientific™ Forma™ 89000 Series Ultra-Low Freezer Promo

New Thermo Scientific™ Forma™ 89000 Series ultra-low freezers feature four upright models, maximizing storage capacity from 30,000 up to 60,000 2mL vials.

Manufacturer:  Thermo Scientific™ 8950086A5BB

Catalog No. 89-500-86A5BB

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  • Save up to 25% in energy usage and heat rejection over conventional refrigerant ultra-low freezers1
  • Meets validation protocols at -70 and -80°C with strong peak variation and steady-state temperature variation
  • Low sound output below 53 dBA
  • Natural hydrocarbon refrigerants reduce system operating stresses
  • Designed for daily usage, recovers cabinet temperature 20% faster after opening the door.2


Wireless Monitoring Solution

Thermo Scientific DeviceLink™ comes embedded in ULT freezer providing real-time monitoring of system status and sample temperature.

  • View critical lab equipment data and equipment notifications on your mobile and web applications.
  • Data and alarms from monitored lab equipment are securely stored on the Cloud and sent to the user via email and mobile notifications
  • InstrumentConnect™ streamlined dashboard-style reporting
  • DeviceLink operates on a client-cloud architecture, requiring minimal IT support
  • No need to install sensors

User Friendly

  • Four capacities (300, 400, 500 and 600 2-inch box) to accommodate a variety of storage needs and lab footprint specifications
  • Four inner doors for easy sample access without exposing greater freezer content to ambient conditions
  • Improved customer convenience with new ergonomically designed handle, high contrast eye-level display, and comfortable easy-access shelf locations.
  • Capacitive touch-screen user interface
  • On board temperature and event archive allows for quick access to freezer information and eliminates the need for a chart recorder.
  • Compatible with most racking systems including a full range of Thermo Scientific™ racks for boxes, microplates, Thermo Scientific™ Matrix™ and Nunc CryoBank™ tubes
  • Security features including alarm settings, padlock-compatible doors and optional access card entry



  • Natural refrigerants and water-blown foam insulation meets compliance with EPA Significant New Alternatives Policy, EU’s F-Gas and other sustainability standards
  • Manufactured in zero-waste to landfill facility
  • Less heat emission into the environment means lower HVAC costs


  1. Internal data comparing Thermo Scientific 89600 at 11.2 kWh/day to UXF600 = 14.9 kWh/day. Data on file.
  2. Typical freezer test data based on internal testing in ambient temperature at 20°C; Typical standard validation protocol of +/-10°C.

Warranty and Services

2 year standard warranty + 3-year parts and labor warranty (US only) for a total of 5-year bumper-to-bumper warranty



-50°C to -86°C
50,000 x 2mL
208/230 V
5.0/15 A
37.6 x 34.0 x 78 in. (95.5 x 86.4 x 198.1 cm)
640 lb.
734 lb.
Touch-Screen LCD
93 kg
2 year standard warranty + 3-year parts and labor warranty (US only) for a total of 5-year bumper-to-bumper warranty
71.9 cm
51.2 in.
130.1 cm
73.0 cm
34 in.
Thermo Scientific™ DeviceLink™
Ultra-Low Freezer, Upright
1 outer, 4 inner
Water-blown Foam (SNAP-compliant)
Forma 89000 Series Ultra-Low Freezers, 500-Box Capacity, 208-230V, 60Hz
208 - 230 V 60 Hz
60 Hz
NEMA 6-15
28.3 x 28.8 x 51.2 in. (71.9 x 73.0 x 130.1 cm)
290 kg
333 kg
205 lb.
Smart-Vue Compatible
28.3 in.
78 in.
198.1 cm
28.8 in.
86.4 cm
37.6 in.
95.5 cm
2 in. Boxes (500)
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