EBA 280 Blood Tube Package 8 MicroCentrifuge from Hettich

Controls (Digital/Analog) Digital
Refrigerated No
Speed Type Variable Speed
Rotor Swing
Max Speed (RPM) 5000
Max RCF 2991
Timer Yes
CE approved Yes
CSA approved Yes

Whether you are dealing with drug discovery, microplate processing, blood banking, sample preparation and processing, cell and tissue culture, or other clinical applications, reliable separation of fluids based on density is fundamental. Finding the perfect microcentrifuge to spin liquid samples or amass pelleting particles from suspension from various solutions is critical. Given a wide range of models, brands, and online shops to select from, purchasing the most fit lab centrifuge for your particular applications might be an adventure. Lab.Equipment understands this and is here to cut the frills for you! Discover how the Hettich EBA 280 BLOOD TUBE PACKAGE - 8 suits your separation needs and routine applications below. But if it does not, go over our review, FAQ, and comparison of the EBA 280 BLOOD TUBE PACKAGE - 8 with other laboratory centrifuges to procure the perfect unit for your requirements.

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What is the speed offered by the Hettich EBA 280 BLOOD TUBE PACKAGE - 8 MicroCentrifuge?

Rotational Speed / Revolutions Per Minute (RPM)

The Hettich EBA 280 BLOOD TUBE PACKAGE - 8 MicroCentrifuge allows you to spin samples with speeds ranging up to 5,000 RPM. Users can select speed rate or adjust the speed control based on the fluid samples and particular applications they are working on as it is a variable speed unit. .

How much separation power does the Hettich EBA 280 BLOOD TUBE PACKAGE - 8 MicroCentrifuge come with?

Relative Centrifugal Force (RCF)

The Hettich EBA 280 BLOOD TUBE PACKAGE - 8 MicroCentrifuge spins your samples with a maximum RCF of 2,991 x g.

What type of rotors does the Hettich EBA 280 BLOOD TUBE PACKAGE - 8 MicroCentrifuge feature?

Rotor Type

The Hettich EBA 280 BLOOD TUBE PACKAGE - 8 MicroCentrifuge feature swing rotors capable of running sample tubes in buckets at approximately 90°. Swinging out when under the influence of a centrifugal field, these swinging-bucket rotors or horizontal rotors are ideal when working on sedimentation applications with lower centrifugal forces and are best for applications like batch harvesting of whole cells from growth media and high-volume tissue culture processing to mention a few.

Is the Hettich EBA 280 BLOOD TUBE PACKAGE - 8 MicroCentrifuge a refrigerated unit or not?

Working on non-temperature sensitive samples, the ambient-temperature or non-refrigerated Hettich EBA 280 BLOOD TUBE PACKAGE - 8 MicroCentrifuge is recommended for different routine and clinical applications that do not demand precise temperature control.

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Other key features of the Hettich EBA 280 BLOOD TUBE PACKAGE - 8 MicroCentrifuge:

Maximum Capacity

You can fit and spin this many sample tubes in the unit:
2.0 mL: 8


Automatically switch off the Hettich EBA 280 BLOOD TUBE PACKAGE - 8 MicroCentrifuge after a preset time because comes with a timer.

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  • Compact & powerful clinical tabletop centrifuge for 90° flat separation of all standard blood, urine and pediatric tubes

  • Ergonomic Quick-Lift™ Rotor System

  • Memory control system

  • Quiet Operation

  • Easy-Lift™

  • Safety-Lock™ Lid

  • Five (5) year warranty

  • FDA registered centrifuge manufacturer

The EBA 280, Hettich’s new, high-performance clinical centrifuge, offers versatility, convenience, and safety within a compact, elegant frame. Though smaller than a standard toaster oven, the EBA 280 maximizes its dimensions to fit 90° swing-out rotors for flat separation. Hettich rotors for the EBA 280 fit all standard blood tubes, pediatric tubes, and KOVA tubes and feature the Hettich Quick-Lift Rotor System for easy installation and added safety.

The EBA 280 is ideal for serology, blood, urinalysis, and pediatric testing. The higher performance version, the EBA 280 S, delivers flat separation STAT, coag. and PPP in minutes. With its impressive versatility, compactness, and performance, the EBA 280 sets a new standard for tabletop clinical centrifugation.


Simplify your workflow with Hettich’s new Quick-Lift™ rotor and Memory Control System. Quick-Lift allows you to effortlessly install the rotor and manage your samples without tools or physical stress. Instead of loading the samples while the rotor is still in the centrifuge, Quick-Lift enables you to easily remove the rotor and load the samples safely on the benchtop. Additionally, the 1146 rotor is self-standing, decreasing the chance of spillage or other accidents. Once loaded, simply place the rotor onto the motor shaft and the rotor will automatically lock into position for safe centrifugation.

The Memory Control System further enables simplified and secure centrifugation by providing 10 pre-programmable settings for easy recall of application parameters. This feature not only saves time but ensures repeatability and limits programming errors.


In accordance with OSHA standards, excessive noise in the laboratory can lead to distractions, stress, anxiety, high blood pressure, and miscommunication. With Quiet operation, the EBA 280 is as quiet as a normal conversation. By reducing its noise, the EBA 280 with Quiet operation contributes to a calm, safe and productive work environment and will not increase noise levels within your lab.


Advanced safety features of the EBA 280 include its all-metal containment and the Hettich Safety-Lock™ lid, which ensures a safe, tight closure on the centrifuge chamber during operation.

Additionally, the EBA 280 employs the Hettich Easy-Lift™ lid that further limits repetitive stress injuries, spillage, and accidental sample disruption when loading and unloading your centrifuge.

Hettich centrifuges adhere to all national and international safety standards and certifications and, as always, are backed by Hettich’s five-year warranty and 24/7 direct support system.

The EBA 280 Blood Tube Package comes complete with everything you need to perform your application. This includes the EBA 280 centrifuge, swing-out rotor, buckets and adapters for 13 x 75 mm and 16 x 76 mm blood tubes.


  • (1) Centrifuge

  • (1) 90° Swing-out Rotor

  • (8) Buckets 13 x 75 mm

  • (8) Buckets 16 x 75 mm

For more than a hundred years, Hettich has been manufacturing premium quality laboratory centrifuges and incubators to meet demands of clinical laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, microbiological facilities, research centers, food testing labs, and universities. A trusted brand worldwide, Hettich provides a wide array of laboratory centrifuges ranging from benchtop and microliter to floor-standing and refrigerated units — all meticulously tested, are TUV certified, and meet the highest international safety standards. Hettich is headquartered in Germany and has expanded its operations through several branches in Europe, the United States, and Asia-Pacific. Get safe and cost-effective solutions from Hettich centrifuges and incubators as these come with 2-yr warranty.

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CE approved: Yes
CSA approved: Yes
Controls (Digital/Analog): Digital
Refrigerated: No
Timer: Yes
[Lab Centrifuge] Max Capacity 50mL: 6
[Lab Centrifuge] Max RCF: 2991
[Lab Centrifuge] Max Speed (RPM): 5000
[Lab Centrifuge] Rotor: Swing
[Lab Centrifuge] Speed Type: Variable Speed

  • Customer Reviews on EBA 280 Blood Tube Package 8 MicroCentrifuge from Hettich

    Super useful for blood separations. The locking features give me so much confidence in using this product since I deal with blood spiked with different kinds of diseases. I like the bundle it comes with too, there's the centrifuge, rotor, buckets, and adapters.

    The memory recalls reduced my processing times. I wish it can save more than 10 profiles though. I also appreciate the 5-year warranty although I've been using my EBA 280 for 2 years now and no issues have sprung up. Loading the tubes is also easier to do with this. The rotor is easy to remove and return, super helpful in cleaning. I really like that it's not noisy. I'm a university prof and I don't want to disrupt classes.

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