5418 MicroCentrifuge from Eppendorf

Controls (Digital/Analog) Digital
Refrigerated No
Speed Type Variable Speed
Rotor Fixed Angle
Max Speed (RPM) 14,000
Max RCF 16873
Run Time Min (sec) 30
Run Time Max (sec) 599
Acceleration Time to Full Speed (sec) 16
Deceleration Time to Full Stop (sec) 18
Max Capacity 1.5 mL 18
Max Capacity 2 mL 18
Timer Yes
Noise Level 51
CE approved Yes
CSA approved Yes

Whether you are working on drug discovery, microplate processing, blood banking, sample preparation and processing, cell and tissue culture, or other clinical applications, reliably separating liquids based on density is essential. Looking for the best microcentrifuge to spin liquid samples or amass pelleting particles from suspension from an array of mediums is crucial. Considering various models, brands, and online stores to select from, procuring the right laboratory centrifuge for your protocols maybe an adventure. Lab.Equipment can make things a lot easier for you! See how the Eppendorf 5418 is best for your separation needs and routine applications below. If it does not make your cut, go through our review, FAQ, and comparison of the 5418 with other lab centrifuges to procure the most suitable unit for your application requirements.

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What is the speed offered by the Eppendorf 5418 MicroCentrifuge?

Rotational Speed / Revolutions Per Minute (RPM)

The Eppendorf 5418 MicroCentrifuge allows you to spin samples with speeds ranging up to 14,000 RPM. Built to be a variable speed unit, it allows users to adjust the speed control or select speed rate depending on the samples and specific applications they are working on.

How much separation power does the Eppendorf 5418 MicroCentrifuge come with?

Relative Centrifugal Force (RCF)

The Eppendorf 5418 MicroCentrifuge runs your samples with a maximum RCF of 16,873 x g.

What type of rotors does the Eppendorf 5418 MicroCentrifuge feature?

Rotor Type

The Eppendorf 5418 MicroCentrifuge feature fixed angle rotors capable of holding sample tubes at a stable angle, typically ranging from 25° to 40°. These rotors are recommended when working with high centrifugal forces and are best for pelleting particles from suspension, collecting pellets, or removing excess debris.

Is the Eppendorf 5418 MicroCentrifuge a refrigerated unit or not?

Working on non-temperature sensitive samples, the non-refrigerated or ventilated Eppendorf 5418 MicroCentrifuge is recommended for multiple routine and clinical applications that do not demand precise temperature control.

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Here are some of the important features of the Eppendorf 5418 MicroCentrifuge:

Maximum Capacity

You can fit and run this many sample tubes in the unit:
1.5 mL: 18
2.0 mL: 18


Automatically switch off the Eppendorf 5418 MicroCentrifuge after a preset time as it comes with a timer that can run from 30 to 599 seconds.

Acceleration Time to Full Speed

It just takes 16 seconds for the Eppendorf 5418 MicroCentrifuge to reach its full speed.

Deceleration Time to Full Stop

The Eppendorf 5418 MicroCentrifuge just takes 16 seconds to reach a full stop.

Noise Level

With a sound-power level of 51dB, the Eppendorf 5418 MicroCentrifuge offers a noise level still acceptable and below the threshold that can damage hearing.

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The Centrifuge 5418 and Centrifuge 5418 R with their 18-place capacity rotors are specifically designed for low to medium capacity in 1.5/2.0 mL tubes and Microtainer®. Their speed of up to 16,873 × g allows for standard molecular biology and clinical applications. Both models have an especially low access height and are characterized by a remarkably quiet operation.

For more than 70 years, Eppendorf has been innovating and providing premium lab instruments and consumables for various facilities working on liquid handling, sample preparation, and cell handling applications. Offering an extensive range of versatile lab equipment including lab pipettes, automated pipetting systems, spectrometers, ultra-temperature freezers plus robust lab supplies such as pipette tubes, sample tubes, and microtiter plates, Eppendorf makes way for unparallaled lab efficiency and improved workflows. With products engineered to meet the highest standards, Eppendorf guarantees the best quality products possible — ideal not just for academic and commercial research, pharmaceutical, clinical, and biotechnological laboratories, but also for industries including the food, forensics, and chemical sectors.

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CE approved: Yes
CSA approved: Yes
Controls (Digital/Analog): Digital
Refrigerated: No
Timer: Yes
[Lab Centrifuge] Acceleration Time to Full Speed (sec): 16
[Lab Centrifuge] Deceleration Time to Full Stop (sec): 18
[Lab Centrifuge] Max Capacity 1.5 mL: 18
[Lab Centrifuge] Max Capacity 2 mL: 18
[Lab Centrifuge] Max RCF: 16873
[Lab Centrifuge] Max Speed (RPM): 14,000
[Lab Centrifuge] Noise Level: 51
[Lab Centrifuge] Rotor: Fixed Angle
[Lab Centrifuge] Run Time Max (sec): 599
[Lab Centrifuge] Run Time Min (sec): 30
[Lab Centrifuge] Speed Type: Variable Speed

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