5418R MicroCentrifuge from Eppendorf

Controls (Digital/Analog) Digital
Refrigerated Yes
Speed Type Variable Speed
Rotor Fixed Angle
Max Speed (RPM) 14,000
Max RCF 16873
Set Temp Range High (°C) 40
Run Time Min (sec) 30
Run Time Max (sec) 599
Acceleration Time to Full Speed (sec) 11
Deceleration Time to Full Stop (sec) 12
Max Capacity 1.5 mL 18
Max Capacity 2 mL 18
Timer Yes
Noise Level 57
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 fluids based on density is crucial. Finding the perfect lab centrifuge to spin liquids or collect pelleting particles from suspension from various solutions is crucial. Presented with a lot of models, brands, and online stores available, getting the perfect lab centrifuge for your lab protocols maybe quite challenging. Lab.Equipment is going to make things a lot easier for you! Find out how the Eppendorf 5418R is best for your separation needs and routine applications below. If it does not make your cut, read about our review, FAQ, and comparison of the 5418R with other laboratory centrifuges to procure the most suitable unit for your application requirements.

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What is the speed offered by the Eppendorf 5418R MicroCentrifuge?

Rotational Speed / Revolutions Per Minute (RPM)

Built to be a variable speed unit, the Eppendorf 5418R MicroCentrifuge lets you spin liquid samples with speeds ranging up to 14,000 RPM. Select speed rate or adjust the speed control based on the samples and particular applications you are working on.

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

Relative Centrifugal Force (RCF)

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

What type of rotors does the Eppendorf 5418R MicroCentrifuge feature?

Rotor Type

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

Is the Eppendorf 5418R MicroCentrifuge a refrigerated unit or not?

Recommended for PCR, DNA, and RNA applications because it halts sample deterioration, the refrigerated Eppendorf 5418R MicroCentrifuge is perfect for handling biological samples that must be kept cool or maintained at a specific temperature. The unit is fitting for research applications like cellular and molecular biology, physical and chemical analysis, and biochemistry to mention a few.

What are the lowest and highest set temperatures offered by the Eppendorf 5418R MicroCentrifuge?

Temperature Range

Run and maintain samples with confidence through the Eppendorf 5418R MicroCentrifuge that comes with set temperature ranging from 0C to 40C.

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Other key features of the Eppendorf 5418R MicroCentrifuge:

Maximum Capacity

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


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

Acceleration Time to Full Speed

The Eppendorf 5418R MicroCentrifuge takes 11 seconds to get to full speed.

Deceleration Time to Full Stop

The Eppendorf 5418R MicroCentrifuge just takes 11 seconds to get to a full stop.

Noise Level

The Eppendorf 5418R MicroCentrifuge has a sound-power level of 57dB, still acceptable and below the threshold level 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.

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CE approved: Yes
CSA approved: Yes
Controls (Digital/Analog): Digital
Refrigerated: Yes
Timer: Yes
[Lab Centrifuge] Acceleration Time to Full Speed (sec): 11
[Lab Centrifuge] Deceleration Time to Full Stop (sec): 12
[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: 57
[Lab Centrifuge] Rotor: Fixed Angle
[Lab Centrifuge] Run Time Max (sec): 599
[Lab Centrifuge] Run Time Min (sec): 30
[Lab Centrifuge] Set Temp Range High (°C): 40
[Lab Centrifuge] Speed Type: Variable Speed

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