LC-8 Plus MicroCentrifuge from Benchmark Scientific
|Speed Type||Variable Speed|
|Min Speed (RPM)||400|
|Max Speed (RPM)||5000|
|Run Time Min (sec)||20|
|Run Time Max (sec)||99|
|Acceleration Time to Full Speed (sec)||39|
|Deceleration Time to Full Stop (sec)||19|
Whether you are working on microplate processing, blood banking, sample preparation and processing, cell and tissue culture, drug discovery, or other clinical applications, reliable separation of fluids based on density is essential. Finding the ideal microcentrifuge to spin liquid samples or bring out suspended materials from various solutions is important. Given multiple models, brands, and online shops available, purchasing the most fit lab centrifuge for your applications could be an adventure. Lab.Equipment is here to guide you in a trouble-free unit selection! See how the Benchmark LC-8 Plus is appropriate for your separation needs and routine applications below. But if it does not, read through our review, FAQ, and comparison of the LC-8 Plus with other lab centrifuges to get the ideal unit for your requirements.
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What is the speed offered by the Benchmark LC-8 Plus MicroCentrifuge?Rotational Speed / Revolutions Per Minute (RPM)
The Benchmark LC-8 Plus MicroCentrifuge allows you to spin liquid samples with speeds ranging from 400 RPM to 5,000 RPM. Users can adjust the speed control or select speed rate based on the fluid samples and specific applications they are working on as it is a variable speed unit. .
What type of rotors does the Benchmark LC-8 Plus MicroCentrifuge feature?Rotor Type
With fixed angle rotors capable of running sample tubes at a stable angle, usually ranging from 25° to 40°, the Benchmark LC-8 Plus MicroCentrifuge is recommended when working with high centrifugal forces and is best for pelleting particles from suspension, collecting pellets, or removing excess debris.
Is the Benchmark LC-8 Plus MicroCentrifuge a refrigerated unit or not?
Since it is a ventilated or non-refrigerated unit, the Benchmark LC-8 Plus MicroCentrifuge is recommended not just for applications running non-temperature sensitive samples but also for a variety of clinical and routine applications that do not demand precise temperature control.
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Other notable features of the Benchmark LC-8 Plus MicroCentrifuge:Timer
Automatically switch off the Benchmark LC-8 Plus MicroCentrifuge after a preset time because comes with a timer that can run from 20 to 99 seconds.Acceleration Time to Full Speed
It only takes 39 seconds for the Benchmark LC-8 Plus MicroCentrifuge to touch full speed.Deceleration Time to Full Stop
The Benchmark LC-8 Plus MicroCentrifuge only takes 39 seconds to get to a full stop.
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Benchmark's LC-8 series of laboratory centrifuges is uniquely designed to meet a wide range of applications in both the clinical and research laboratory. An eight position rotor is included and designed to directly accept 10ml and 15ml test-tubes (conical or round bottom), while optional adapters are also available for use with all popular sizes of blood collection and culture tubes. Unlike most compact centrifuges in this class, the rotor can be easily removed from the chamber for cleaning.
The back-lit, liquid crystal display provides full control over the set run time and rotational speed. The rotational speed can be set/viewed in rpm or rcf and acceleration/deceleration levels can be easily adjusted in the advanced settings mode.
To ensure safety, the digital microprocessor ensures that the lid has been closed and that the safety lid lock is engaged prior to starting a centrifugation cycle. In addition, an advanced imbalance detection system constantly monitors the balance and vibration, automatically bringing the rotor to a stop if an imbalance is detected.
Digital Speed control up to 5,000 rpm
Safety lid-lock, prevents opening lid until rotor stops
Unique air-flow design keeps samples cool
8 tube capacity, for tubes up to 15ml
Headquartered in Sayerville, NJ, Benchmark Scientific is a well-known provider of high quality and economical lab equipment ranging from benchtop centrifuges, incubators, thermal cyclers, autoclaves, vortex mixers, and homogenizers to name a few. With innovative solutions engineered to boost not just lab efficiency and safety but also results, Benchmark Scientific makes way for improved productivity of various life science research centers, molecular laboratories, clinical facilities, and universities.
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CE approved: Yes
CSA approved: No
Controls (Digital/Analog): Digital
[Lab Centrifuge] Acceleration Time to Full Speed (sec): 39
[Lab Centrifuge] Deceleration Time to Full Stop (sec): 19
[Lab Centrifuge] Max Capacity 15mL: 8
[Lab Centrifuge] Max Speed (RPM): 5000
[Lab Centrifuge] Min Speed (RPM): 400
[Lab Centrifuge] Rotor: Fixed Angle
[Lab Centrifuge] Run Time Max (sec): 99
[Lab Centrifuge] Run Time Min (sec): 20
[Lab Centrifuge] Speed Type: Variable Speed